De-restricting a rx8 rotary (jap import)

learoy

Newbie
Points
51
From
monaco and epsom
Car
mazda rx8 250bhp
can anyone help i have a 250bhp RX8 jap import and have recently found out that the car has been restrict to 113mph and it only has 197bhp as well and to top it all off i found out about all this was on the cannonball rally europe,,

i booked it into reworx in portsmouth and they added 20 horsepower but could not de-restrict the car so if anyone knows where i can or has anyone had this problem please get in touch
 

pgarner

TC ModFather
Moderator
Points
417
From
Lockerbie, SW Scotland
Car
Octy smoke machine
its standard to have the cars restriced in japan. was the 197 not the base model then the 230 version? sounds like someones been lying when you bought the car.
 

obi_waynne

Administrator
Staff member
Moderator
Points
887
From
Deal, Kent UK
Car
A3 1.4 TFSI 150 COD
Have a chat with SVA imports in Kent, I'm sure they can help out or at least point you in the right direction.

It sounds like the car has seen a fair bit of action then.
 
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