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Old 05-06-2013, 08:44 AM
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I understand there are not many of use located in western NY, but I wanted to start our own little space on the server to gather and commemorate our ideas and idiocies

Anyways names Ryan, located just outside Buffalo. Always looking to help out and encourage the ownership of a little part of history that is the rotary engine. If anyone in the area needs a hand or advise I will do my best to help in any way that I can. My own way to pay it forward to recognize all those who have helped me in my journey here over the last year.

And for those that don't know here is my 8, more details in my build thread located in my sig.
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fantastic idea, lets see if we can bring all the wny 8's together, names Kevin, wont be much help for the tech questions which is sad for how long I've owned a rotary, but I'm always down for a get together or cruise, currently living in tonawanda, but my parents, gf and job are all in williamsville area so I'm always in the area as well.
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Old 05-06-2013, 09:27 AM
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what we lack in experience and knowledge we make up for with determination through ignorance
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Hey everyone I'm Kyle live in Angola, which again is about 10-15 mins outside of buffalo and I've owned my 8 for about 3 months now love it, with the exception of a few things but if you guys are interested in audio Ive taken apart my dash and everything for a system to many times.
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Old 05-06-2013, 09:41 AM
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Used to do the installs at CircuitCity (yes I know there a shame, but they payed for my MECP bronze and Silver Cert) and thats one thing I love about the 8, I can have the entire dashboard apart in 8 screws and 10 mins
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What's MECP? And anyone every see the 8 at Walmart? There's a kid there that I asked him some questions
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circuit city huh, i used to know a ton of people who worked at the one located sheridan and the niagara falls blvd.
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You guys ever see the turquoise 8? It's kinda more blue then green?
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Ok ya saw it driving in hamburg must not be part of the forums?
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Any of you guys have mods?
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Old 05-06-2013, 06:10 PM
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Any of you guys have mods?
Short answer yes, see my build in my sig.
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Short answer yes, see my build in my sig.
ok ill look I'm mostly asking like Cobb access port or a turbo and big stuff
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Not yet, rebuilt motor from Pettit, will be tuning via Cobb this spring. As far as FI I'm on the waiting list for Pettit SC kit that is supposed to be released next spring.
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Oh wow how much was the rebuild?
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Not to bad, considering my engine was in great shape I didn't need to replace any housings or irons (I actually didn't even need a rebuild I just wanted a Pettit block) so all in all with shipping back and forth about $3500. Thats with flexforce apex 3mm apex seals and the machining of the rotor's to fit them.
Will have all my parts waiting for me when I get back and should have it all done within that week.
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Wow nice I don't have tht kind of money I'm just trying to get a compression test done to mine and get it ready for a turbo mainly hopefully I won't have to rebuild
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You have low miles if I remember correctly.
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Ya, 44k im looking to mod my car out my friend has an WRX and were competing so im trying to out do him lol
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And sorry to talk/ ask so many questions I am just still very curious and seeking help. but, I'm getting a cold air and exhaust. Which would you recommend/ add the most performance for both? If you don't mind throwing it out there.
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Mazdaspeed/AEM intake. I personally have and love the exoticspeed exhaust. I have the full engine back, header midepipe catback. You can get them all from Danny at assualtech, I believe he is the only vendors from them right now. They are located in Canada, great quality great sound. Only problem is like 90% of the midepipe's out there you get an O2 CEL ( I don't care considering I'm COBB tuning in the future) but if that's an issue you can get the RP Super Cat instead of the midepipe it won't through a code. Also don't waste your time getting the 2 1/2", we have 3" flanges so utilize them and get the full 3" one.
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Ya, 44k im looking to mod my car out my friend has an WRX and were competing so im trying to out do him lol
Sorry to say it but he has probably already won. It's costs a lot for our cars to keep up with a WRX, part for part the get more power more easily out of them. However they lack the one thing that matters. We drive an 8 and they don't.
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What's up guys I'm a 8 owner from pa just dropping in and saying what's up ...



I just had the roof wrapped by tintstar at the OCC show In Newburgh..
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Wrapped in what? Vinyl I assume but any particular pattern? Pics?
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hey guys i know its a drive to my area but i throw some fun parties/bbqs during the summer if you ever want to caravan to some. its mostly my close friends but i always invite 8club members
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