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06-21-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By dannobre

Not without modifications....

Not without modifications....
05-05-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By dannobre

LOL.... I try. Sometimes it leaks out and I have...

LOL.... I try. Sometimes it leaks out and I have to go back and edit after.
05-05-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By dannobre

As far as I have seen they both work. I haven't...

As far as I have seen they both work. I haven't had issues with either of them.

I personally would buy the Remedy one.... but it is because Paul is a stand up guy and giving him the business is...
05-05-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By dannobre

The reason I asked is that if there isn't a...

The reason I asked is that if there isn't a specific reason for doing it it doesn't accomplish anything except forcing the engine to run at a temp that is lower than designed for.

If you are...
05-03-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By dannobre

The throwout bearing is only active when the...

The throwout bearing is only active when the clutch is pushed in.... so any noise you are getting with clutch out isn't that big if concern. Are you sure it isn't just the usual noisy neutral...
04-18-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,852
Posted By dannobre

If you turn your heat up... and turn the fans on...

If you turn your heat up... and turn the fans on it's like a small radiator. It will lower your coolant temps a bit..... but you will bake in the car...even with the windows open
Forum: RX-8 Racing
04-10-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,584
Posted By dannobre

I have temp data from a lot of hard track...

I have temp data from a lot of hard track days.... and the diff is for sure an issue for me. I have seen over 300 degree oil temps in the diff.... way over a few times. I do have a clutch type...
04-05-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By dannobre

This is a warning..... this kind of behavior...

This is a warning..... this kind of behavior will get you banned from the forum. Please read the forum rules
03-28-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By dannobre

Pilot bearing?

Pilot bearing?
Forum: Rotary Swaps
03-18-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By dannobre

if the tach is cutting out you are likely losing...

if the tach is cutting out you are likely losing the crank angle sensor...... that's not something you want to happen..... no signal no spark or fuel..... It is also unlikely to be a spark plug heat...
Replies: 25
Views: 3,310
Posted By dannobre

More is better..... as long as you have a way to...

More is better..... as long as you have a way to direct the airflow over the rad and don't cause a huge airflow restriction for high speed when the fan is off. I have found that most time at the...
03-02-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,852
Posted By dannobre

Figure out why it won't turn over.......

Figure out why it won't turn over.... battery,cables, fuses , starter? I've heard of a few starter solenoid trigger wires falling off... it won't do anything like that.

If it won't start after...
03-02-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 137,127
Posted By dannobre

Looks about right 😎

Looks about right 😎
02-03-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By dannobre

It will stay flooded until you fix it basically ...

It will stay flooded until you fix it basically

it looks like the O2 sensor wiring is cut in the mess...so likely that won't go away

Don't waste too much time trying to deflood it the easy...
02-02-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By dannobre

First thing to do is figure out which wires have...

First thing to do is figure out which wires have been disconnected and what they are supposed to do. If you can patch them properly give it a go. The shielded wires are more difficult to fix...
01-10-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,695
Posted By dannobre

The amount you put in the overflow won't...

The amount you put in the overflow won't matter.... either straight water or pure antifreeze would be fine in that amount. It will eventually mix in and homogenize. Hopefully you just overfilled...
01-10-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,695
Posted By dannobre

Like others have said.... if you overfill the...

Like others have said.... if you overfill the overflow bottle when it gets hot it expands and will spill out the extra. If you fill to the mark when cold it should be good. Another thing to watch...
01-10-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,695
Posted By dannobre

If the thermostat is stuck you will notice it.......

If the thermostat is stuck you will notice it.... it will overheat quite quickly.... unless its -20 outside 😎
01-10-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 36,376
Posted By dannobre

Yes... it's not an issue. As for the...

Yes... it's not an issue.

As for the different premixed for Alchohol fuels.... that is true... but it isn't because it doesnt stay mixed... it's mainly because the alcohol requires different...
01-10-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 36,376
Posted By dannobre

What do you think happens when you drive...

What do you think happens when you drive around.... and when you add the gas to the tank in the first place...

This is such a hypothetical problem. The bypass of the fuel pump will mix it up as...
01-02-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By dannobre

It's basically difficult to beat the pricing on a...

It's basically difficult to beat the pricing on a Mazda reman. They use a lot of new parts and the build quality has been pretty good the last while as I haven't seen too many complaints

For...
12-27-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By dannobre

Even if the power steering doesnt work you should...

Even if the power steering doesnt work you should still be able to move the wheel back and forth... especially jacked up. Sounds like your rack is seized up
12-09-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,194
Posted By dannobre

Oil pressure switch....look down below oil filter...

Oil pressure switch....look down below oil filter pedestal

and knock sensor... bolts to the rear housing...
11-25-2018, 08:32 PM
Forum: Rotary Swaps
11-03-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 57,074
Posted By dannobre

Glad to see that you figured it out. Nothing...

Glad to see that you figured it out. Nothing more frustrating than problems that don't make sense.

I have a nice shrink wrap label maker that really comes in handy...
09-18-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 26,128
Posted By dannobre

Baro sensor doesnt connect to anything. It is...

Baro sensor doesnt connect to anything. It is atmospheric. If it is connected to manifold vac the car will run like crap.

disconnect it... and plug the ports on the intake.
reset the ECU
09-14-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,983
Posted By dannobre

Yes.... it is dry in there. The oil is in...

Yes.... it is dry in there.

The oil is in the internal passages and the stepper pistons
08-31-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By dannobre

Have fun... it is a great track car especially...

Have fun... it is a great track car especially for starting out

thise tires are good to start.... you may want to rethink the HP+ pads though. I found stock ones to work just as well. If you...
06-28-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By dannobre

You planning on using the Aux Port Valves? The...

You planning on using the Aux Port Valves? The barrels are missing as well. You won't need that bolt if you aren't using the valve. What are using for an ECU? If you dont have a way to actuate...
06-22-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By dannobre

Compression test...... that is always a good...

Compression test...... that is always a good place to start with a rotary. Even if you pull the leading plugs and turn it over with a normal compression tester it is better than nothing.


...
06-11-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By dannobre

More than likely it is a MOP limp mode issue ...

More than likely it is a MOP limp mode issue

You can try and move the position switch a bit on the pump to see if it works...

Or buy a used functioning MOP
06-05-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By dannobre

Tubing diameter and MAF location are very...

Tubing diameter and MAF location are very important to allow the proper measurement of airflow. A poorly designed intake will cause a ton of issues.

A lot of aftermarket cold air intakes have...
05-22-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11,305
Views: 897,199
Posted By dannobre

They will be fine.... no issues.

They will be fine.... no issues.
05-22-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11,305
Views: 897,199
Posted By dannobre

Tires are basically the same as stock only...

Tires are basically the same as stock only wider....so good choice. They will fit well on stock offset wheels. You could likely run small spacers if you want to push them out a bit more and still be...
05-21-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 549
Posted By dannobre

Battery? After that corrosion, fuse,...

Battery?

After that corrosion, fuse, charging system
04-28-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By dannobre

Hell... I would give it to you if you were...

Hell... I would give it to you if you were local.... or even in Canada. Shipping it elsewhere is PIA
04-27-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By dannobre

Plug goes in the positive battery cable right at...

Plug goes in the positive battery cable right at the battery connection. Basically on the left of your hand

The evap line you should be able to find on a wreck. Depending on where you live...
04-24-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,049
Posted By dannobre

That looks like fiberglass?? If it is it...

That looks like fiberglass??

If it is it isn't an authentic Mazdaspeed bumper.... just a copy
04-22-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 112,253
Posted By dannobre

There are not any bolt on horsepower boosters for...

There are not any bolt on horsepower boosters for this platform that really give you much bang for the buck. You can get a few horses.....operative word is a few... from exhaust and intake and...
04-11-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 163,488
Posted By dannobre

Please don't hook up the E-manage. It doesn't...

Please don't hook up the E-manage. It doesn't work...and not worth the potential damage.
04-05-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By dannobre

You need prices for items for sale.......I will...

You need prices for items for sale.......I will leave this open for today but if prices aren't posted it will be removed
03-14-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By dannobre

Most likely is an issue with the oil level sensor...

Most likely is an issue with the oil level sensor unit. Check the plug on the side of the oil pan. You might have knocked it off.
03-10-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By dannobre

pull the green tape off and separate the wires. ...

pull the green tape off and separate the wires. See if any are broken. If they are melted together separate them and see if you can isolate them Nd then find the blown fuse to see if the lights...
02-24-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By dannobre

Assume it needs a reman...and pay for it...

Assume it needs a reman...and pay for it accordingly.

$3k for parts if you can put it in yourself basically.

So that doesn't leave much for the shell if the motor is bad
02-21-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By dannobre

F**CKING LOL Kane you are the man :worship:

F**CKING LOL

Kane you are the man :worship:
02-14-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By dannobre

You are more likely to break the position switch...

You are more likely to break the position switch taking the motor out...than you are to break anything taking the pump out before. If you don't change the position of the switch you shouldn't have...
Replies: 413
Views: 91,001
Posted By dannobre

Added an Edit to the original post...hope this...

Added an Edit to the original post...hope this helps 😉
12-31-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,852
Posted By dannobre

Tranny fluid is dirty and low.... Not sure...

Tranny fluid is dirty and low....

Not sure what that is....isn't anything there that would look like that. see if it is loose....try and pull it out. You might have picked up something on the...
11-27-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,852
Posted By dannobre

The LSD is easy enough. Just swap the diff. ...

The LSD is easy enough. Just swap the diff.

The DSC is almost impossible. You will need a different ECU. ABS unit. A lot of wiring and modules like the Yaw sensors etc.
11-12-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By dannobre

The funny idle could easily be the clutch...

The funny idle could easily be the clutch switch.....if it isn't set properly it can cause strange idle issues. Often they get fubarred when people do clutches
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