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Forum: Canada Forum
07-10-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By BigBadChris

If you paid via credit card, call the issuing...

If you paid via credit card, call the issuing company and ask for a charge back. Tell them you paid for services not provided. You could also call Mazda North America and tell them a dealer is...
07-02-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,521
Posted By BigBadChris

20B Eunos Cosmo for sale!

Found this while searching craigslist. Wife wonít let me buy it, because sheís a rational human being who doesnít understand the appeal of a 28 year old right hand drive 2+2.
Thought Iíd post it...
06-30-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By BigBadChris

On the series 1, it isnt nearly that smart. I...

On the series 1, it isnt nearly that smart. I just unplugged mine and the light went away. Now I check the coolant when I check the dipstick (once a month). Im not certain about series 2, but it...
05-29-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By BigBadChris

Stage 6: Give up on Renesis and do an REW Swap

Stage 6: Give up on Renesis and do an REW Swap
05-06-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By BigBadChris

Itís roughly where the clutch pedal would be in a...

Itís roughly where the clutch pedal would be in a manual trans car, to the left of the brake pedal.

Page 61 on this PDF describes removal.

http://www.rotaryheads.com/PDF/RX8/5Transmissions.pdf
04-30-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 933
Posted By BigBadChris

Good article on the R26b

Neat Jalopnik article with some of the best pictures I have found of the 4 rotor engine. Also a good explainer on intake runner length vs rpm, I think it gives some nice background on how Mazda got...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,441
Posted By BigBadChris

Nice write up, bwik. I have had mine installed...

Nice write up, bwik. I have had mine installed for about nine months. It worked well for eight months, but now the level sensor is acting funny. The connections appear to be in good shape (my engine...
12-10-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By BigBadChris

Got mine from Ari at RX7.com. Give him a call he...

Got mine from Ari at RX7.com. Give him a call he has a stash of them.
11-19-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 129,553
Posted By BigBadChris

Bummer about the custom manifold, but glad to...

Bummer about the custom manifold, but glad to hear you'll be back on the road. No shame failing in the short term, it's the long term success that matters.
11-15-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 31,815
Posted By BigBadChris

What's more fun than driving a boosted RX8 for...

What's more fun than driving a boosted RX8 for the first time?

Driving a boosted RX8 in the rain on unfamiliar roads!

Got home in one rotary powered piece. Picked it up a little after five pm....
11-15-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 31,815
Posted By BigBadChris

Sorry to hear that, Travis. I knew you were down...

Sorry to hear that, Travis. I knew you were down for rebuild at the same time I started my project, but I did not know the specifics. Hopefully you get back behind the wheel soon. Fingers crossed...
11-11-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 295,122
Posted By BigBadChris

Took it to the one and only Steve Kan to get it...

Took it to the one and only Steve Kan to get it tuned and finished. He is still working his magic on it, will update my thread when it's done.
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11-05-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,711
Posted By BigBadChris

Call my buddy Ari at rx7.com in Garland. He has a...

Call my buddy Ari at rx7.com in Garland. He has a handful of RX8 parts cars on hand. 330-776-8279
07-04-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,533
Posted By BigBadChris

Mmmmm, milkshake! Bad news, friend. You need...

Mmmmm, milkshake!

Bad news, friend. You need a new engine. That is classic coolant seal failure, in normal cars it would be head gasket failure. Your coolant system has a leak, and the pressure of...
07-02-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,874
Posted By BigBadChris

You did the rebuild yourself?

You did the rebuild yourself?
06-29-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By BigBadChris

Automatic conversion

It should be possible, but the electronic gremlins are going to get you.

​​​​The PCM, ABS, immobilizer and TCM (transmission control module) all need to communicate. I don't think the PCM you...
06-29-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,365
Posted By BigBadChris

I know it isnt my money, but you wont go wrong...

I know it isnt my money, but you wont go wrong having Adam rebuild it. My guy Ari called him for advice on my rebuild. Ari speaks very highly of him.
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