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06-13-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,181
Posted By sonicsdaman

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06-11-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,960
Posted By NotAPreppie

New toy!

Not going to lie: my new toy is pretty damned sexy...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48043008791_a73f026489_z.jpg
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48043098702_9d3ea6705c_z.jpg
05-24-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 160,525
Posted By BigCajun

We're a pretty helpful bunch here. Let us know...

We're a pretty helpful bunch here.
Let us know where you are, many members are willing to help others at no or little charge.
05-20-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 950
Posted By NotAPreppie

Sure, sure, and how long would those "running...

Sure, sure, and how long would those "running RX-8" last?

Running doesn't mean "running well".
Running doesn't mean "makes as much power as it's supposed to."
Running doesn't mean "will last...
05-10-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,100
Posted By SayNoToPistons

It's an absolute given that the I6 will be...

It's an absolute given that the I6 will be shoe-horned into their large crossover. It would be stupid for Mazda not to because sedan sales have plummeted and will CONTINUE to plummet to record lows....
05-07-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By Jedi54

Artur, where do you live? becuase you could...

Artur, where do you live?
becuase you could have fucking killed someone while driving drunk! What the hell is wrong with you.

as for your car, who cares.
throw it in the trash for all we care,...
05-05-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By NotAPreppie

It will depend on the failure mode. At their...

It will depend on the failure mode.

At their hearts, all RX-8 thermostats are just wax motors. The wax has a large thermal expansion coefficient so, as it heats up, it expands. This effectively...
03-20-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,232
Posted By Steve Dallas

All fuel maps do this. Fueling is done by load...

All fuel maps do this. Fueling is done by load and RPM. At very low loads (foot off the gas), less fuel is injected, but the fuel system does not go completely lean. An AFR of around 16.0 is typical,...
03-06-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,721
Posted By NotAPreppie

Asking TeamRX8 to not provide valid, actionable...

Asking TeamRX8 to not provide valid, actionable advice because it makes you feel bad is like asking somebody to stop saying the sun will rise in the morning because you want to sleep in.
02-13-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,572
Posted By wannawankel

Yes sir - same for plug flow reactors with...

Yes sir - same for plug flow reactors with injection ports - watch thy turbulence and Reynolds numbers.
02-10-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,754
Posted By wannawankel

A Corvette is a wise choice. It wasn't for me at...

A Corvette is a wise choice. It wasn't for me at this stage because I needed 3+ seats. Once that's not needed anymore a C5 onward will be in my stable.
01-14-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 241
Sticky Brake FAQ
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Posted By wankelbolt

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/204x260/not_this_shit_again_thumb_2__5d1aa63b7353a26e4eb54d2779be0923e48c7c23.jpg :D:

Supercars are more a slave to fashion than ordinary...
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...
01-09-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,397
Posted By IamFodi

The least laggy turbo engine I've ever driven was...

The least laggy turbo engine I've ever driven was in an F80 M3 with Competition Pack. That engine has quite a high level of engineering behind it to minimize all kinds of lag. IOW, it's a lot better...
01-02-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By Sydo

Who recommends 1oz per gallon ? Seems a lot ...

Who recommends 1oz per gallon ? Seems a lot

nearly half a quart if bone dry ?
12-23-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,891
Posted By Steve Dallas

Yes, I read the whole thread. It's short. It took...

Yes, I read the whole thread. It's short. It took about the same time as searching for your codes for you. There isn't much here and the situation is not difficult to comprehend.

Not trying to be...
12-18-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By Loki

Dude. what? I don't expect the government to...

Dude. what?
I don't expect the government to subsidise my purchase, but it's nice if they do, because that is LITERALLY their job: redistribute tax money to encourage behaviors that while beneficial...
12-11-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,158
Posted By Steve Dallas

^ Should I add a reminder not to lose that little...

^ Should I add a reminder not to lose that little f**ker to my DIY, or should I just leave this here?
...
12-07-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,158
Posted By thebubbadog

Doesn't look like you need a special key reading...

Doesn't look like you need a special key reading from here
https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-do-yourself-forum-73/diy-removal-front-wheel-hubs-187970/
12-07-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,158
Posted By Xero Ryuu

It doesnt hurt to check the tires, ive seen even...

It doesnt hurt to check the tires, ive seen even new tires after a handful of miles be out of round due to slight belt stretch or seperation in the tire. If not there is a good likelyhood that its...
12-05-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,852
Posted By IamFodi

It's been discussed at length on BITOG. I don't...

It's been discussed at length on BITOG. I don't want to attempt a full summary with my thumbs. But the biggest problem is his test method. He has taken the details off his site since I last saw...
12-05-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,006,544
Posted By wankelbolt

That's correct. But only if they are inciting...

That's correct. But only if they are inciting violence, and then they should 100% be arrested.
They cannot be arrested for stating an unpopular opinion that does not incite violence.
The courts and...
11-30-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,385
Posted By sonicsdaman

skyactive is at 16:1 i think The RX8 Wankel...

skyactive is at 16:1 i think

The RX8 Wankel (eccentricity 15mm, rotor radius 105mm, chamber width 80mm), with 654cc per chamber, has a theoretical maximum compression ratio of 18.3.
In practice...
11-29-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,385
Posted By sonicsdaman

https://memesbams.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/c...

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11-03-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,013
Posted By swoope

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-do-yourself-forum...

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-do-yourself-forum-73/diy-max-oil-out-oil-change-90879/

old but good.

it works better if you let the car sit longer on each side.

beers :beer:
10-25-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,360
Posted By Loki

Don't let facts get in the way of manufacturing...

Don't let facts get in the way of manufacturing your own reality;)

The S2 "cold" redline is at like 6k. It doesn't say don't drive, it says don't abuse the car.

And how does a 3rd injector and...
10-21-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,852
Posted By Steve Dallas

It's not for environmental reasons. It is to...

It's not for environmental reasons. It is to keep slippery glycol off the track, should you spring a leak.

If you run distilled water, you need something to lubricate the water pump and prevent...
10-14-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By Brettus

But ................ it does ! I've tuned maybe a...

But ................ it does ! I've tuned maybe a dozen cars with the AEM intake . All of them needed the maf rescaled to avoid fuel trims that caused them to run too rich under load.
10-01-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By 200.mph

there is no cheap mods for an rx8 and almost no...

there is no cheap mods for an rx8 and almost no mods outside of going forced induction will gain you much if any power. take a track day with an instructor (not cheap) or do some autocross. a short...
09-16-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,397
Posted By IamFodi

Both of those cars were blisteringly quick in...

Both of those cars were blisteringly quick in their days. The FD is still pretty quick by modern standards, and can be easily modded for more speed.

The NSX singlehandedly changed the course of...
09-16-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,397
Posted By IamFodi

I bought this car knowing it was a niche car,...

I bought this car knowing it was a niche car, with strengths that almost no one cares about, and weaknesses that are deal-breakers for almost everyone.

I had no idea how right I was until I joined...
09-15-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 14,285
Posted By ASH8

You really need to read more, try 70 cities in...

You really need to read more, try 70 cities in Germany and FOUR Countries in less than 4 years.
Why is Nissan stop selling diesel in EU for ?.

As for US, hows it going for you, been 'coming' in...
09-13-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,678
Posted By RIWWP

Yeah, premixing 4-stroke is generally a bad idea....

Yeah, premixing 4-stroke is generally a bad idea. Don't let the car sit for long, you want to keep it mixed in the gasoline while you burn through it, and not slowly separate until you hit a point...
09-11-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 104,441
Posted By RIWWP

I only agree to an extent. Generally, the climate...

I only agree to an extent. Generally, the climate will influence the cold wear, but not the hot wear, as the hot conditions are thermostatically controlled. I could in theory use the location...
07-31-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,011
Posted By ASH8

Not the same, the Japan masking tape is slightly...

Not the same, the Japan masking tape is slightly lighter and almost see through and Japan does not use Plastic Plugs (Red) in any rebuilds/remans as Japan (Mazda) does not do reman anything,..see S1...
07-23-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,634
Posted By ASH8

In USA initial sales of the 6 Turbo Sedan in...

In USA initial sales of the 6 Turbo Sedan in first month was over 4000 units.

Mazda ditch the 3.7l V6 as it was a Ford engine license and a gas guzzler and now with no association with Ford (apart...
07-14-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 109,551
Posted By scottish

Hmm three years since you replaced them. whats...

Hmm three years since you replaced them. whats the mileage on these coils?

Is It Hard to turn over after it stalls out?

Hot and cold Start issues?

Get a rotary specific compression test...
07-10-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,166
Posted By Leo13

I have worked with NGK on projects in the past. ...

I have worked with NGK on projects in the past. I believe what your seeing is caused from this being a limited run. NGK's usual run for their standard PN#'s could be in the 100K+ size where with...
07-04-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,538
Posted By Loki

That's not the point. Would you have known to...

That's not the point. Would you have known to even try these particular Chevy coils if someone hadn't done the research before? Nobody says you have to buy BHR, but it happens that Charles has done...
07-03-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,538
Posted By Steve Dallas

The company that pioneered the D585 coils setup...

The company that pioneered the D585 coils setup and invested in all the R&D and testing is a rip-off company? It would be more accurate to say all the other companies that have copied BHR are the...
06-20-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By Steve Dallas

See this page: ...

See this page:


https://www.rx8club.com/series-ii-diy-161/diy-series-ii-2009-rx-8-oil-change-184207/page7/
Forum: Drifting
06-19-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 42,258
Posted By Loki

Your forgot the RX8s actual competition: m3, 350z...

Your forgot the RX8s actual competition: m3, 350z and s2000.

You can have plenty of fun with an 8 in any weather, by going out and driving it, and getting involved in motor sport. From Ottawa...
Forum: Drifting
06-19-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 42,258
Posted By 200.mph

17yo+tight budget+rotary+hoonin=your username....

17yo+tight budget+rotary+hoonin=your username. just giving ya the facts man. by all means you could find a decent 8 with good compression if ya look around but seriously read the new owners sections...
05-29-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By NotAPreppie

Maybe we should make up a set of stage tiers... ...

Maybe we should make up a set of stage tiers...

Stage -1:
Low compression engine but having trouble diagnosing because you won't get a compression test (You're just assuming it's fine because you...
05-24-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By New Yorker

It's interesting, but if I were interested in...

It's interesting, but if I were interested in getting an RX-8, I might look for a mint condition "roller" needing a new engine. My thinking? I get to control the entire "getting a new engine"...
05-13-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By hornbm

Since its kinda relevant, here's some pictures of...

Since its kinda relevant, here's some pictures of the motor I snapped when I visited the Mazda Factory in Hiroshima a couple of years ago.



https://i.imgur.com/02sFH9K.jpg
...
05-01-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,641
Posted By IamFodi

Hah, true. Is the RE-71R really a track...

Hah, true.

Is the RE-71R really a track tire? I always thought it was in that weird gray area between high-performance street tires and R comps.

Also, isn't the RE-11 roughly in that same...
05-01-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,003
Posted By Steve Dallas

I like my the CD changer in my RX-8 and use it...

I like my the CD changer in my RX-8 and use it all the time. I burn mp3 playlists onto 6 CDs and put them in the changer. Each CD holds roughly 100 medium quality songs. The changer just plays them...
04-05-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 14,285
Posted By ASH8

Clearly a difference between what the industry...

Clearly a difference between what the industry does in US to Mazda dealers down under, the Brand here "Builds Loyalty" both ways by backing product for the customer/owner.

Only reason why a Mazda...
04-03-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,894
Posted By ASH8

As usual goes straight over your head..:) ...

As usual goes straight over your head..:)

What you don't think Australia has the same population as you?...you guys really need to get out more mate, and see the world maybe. ;)
What I mentioned...
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