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07-18-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 39,779
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Exactly. Since you run through the cells so quick...

Exactly. Since you run through the cells so quick that the ECU wouldn't have time to make corrections anyway. Therefore, open loop is really for high load situations and when the engine first starts...
07-17-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 39,779
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Ask and you shall receive... Also make sure your...

Ask and you shall receive... Also make sure your load cells are selected as "untuned" in Map 1 or rapid learning will not update the VE table.
...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
07-10-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Future 2019 - IGN coils purchased after large...

Future 2019 - IGN coils purchased after large donation from Team
Forum: Rotary Swaps
07-10-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

I have just reread this entire post and didn't...

I have just reread this entire post and didn't realize how long its been since I started this journey. I decided to post up a timeline of sorts as a reference. Hopefully if you decide to go REW you...
07-04-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

I know people are against it, but I would try a...

I know people are against it, but I would try a gap-able plug down at 20 thousands (heat range 9 or 10). If the car doesn't misfire and pulls clean you can chalk it up to a weak ignition system. ...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
07-02-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Update - Replaced the bad trailing coil pack...

Update - Replaced the bad trailing coil pack...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
06-24-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d3nrBZjYKA&t=605s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d3nrBZjYKA&t=605s

While everyone is on the subject good testing video where they review 15 different coils, reliability aside.

I'm not sure if the "D595/LQ9"...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
06-22-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Of all the different brand D585 coils I have...

Of all the different brand D585 coils I have tried, the 2 BWD brand coils I bought over a year ago still haven't failed. Everything other brand has including authentic ACDelco's. 2 New BWD coils...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
06-21-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

New Pull Ambient temps in the 80s Duty...

New Pull

Ambient temps in the 80s
Duty cycle up to 48, which is about 17-20 psi. Boost doesn't seem to drop much at redline
Hitting 11 psi by 4,000 RPMs, 18 psi by 4600 RPMs
30-100 mph pull...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
06-07-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Update 200 miles since the rebuild Ambient...

Update

200 miles since the rebuild
Ambient temps 86 and humid
Duty cycle up to 40, which is about 15-16 psi. Boost drops below 14 near redline
Hitting 12 psi by 4,000 RPMs
30-100 mph pull...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
06-07-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

No emissions in Florida and you can register...

No emissions in Florida and you can register pretty much anything. In 20 years, I have never been pulled over for a loud exhaust or anything emissions related. In the same time, I have been asked...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
05-25-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Did a compression test this morning, still...

Did a compression test this morning, still getting 100 psi on the rear, low 90s on the front. When I had the motor apart I really looked at the front housing with a straightedge and found that I had...
05-15-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

I charted it somewhere in my post. IATs spiked...

I charted it somewhere in my post. IATs spiked higher (by about double) and were slower to return back to normal following a boosted run, which was to be expected. Mazda didn't do us any favors with...
05-15-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Here's what I did to fix my problems. Looks...

Here's what I did to fix my problems.

Looks like crap, but I was driving around last weekend with a damn near 90 F ambient and water temps were consistently 185 while driving. At stop lights...
05-11-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Great work on the car so far. I see the same...

Great work on the car so far. I see the same (about 10 F) between the inlet (stock location) and outlet (in upper radiator hose).

I had a big problem with water temps with the FMIC, so I...
05-09-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/640x636/own_a_turbo_car_39c3c4f3a76c2c3523df8fb4d326680bf442c33d.jpg
Forum: Rotary Swaps
05-01-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Well good news. I tried resetting the oil...

Well good news. I tried resetting the oil pressure sender in the t-fitting on Sunday and still no oil pressure. I have racked my brain for the past few days and decided that the fitting had to be...
04-12-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,370
Views: 140,957
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Good results!

Good results!
Forum: Rotary Swaps
04-05-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

I haven't gone anywhere. I purchased a new...

I haven't gone anywhere. I purchased a new titanium sleeve online for $70 shipped. Also bought 200 roll pins from China bay and found the correct size I need to install the sleeve. I had to really...
02-27-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Those spark plugs look nasty for only 1000 miles....

Those spark plugs look nasty for only 1000 miles. I have had issues with plugs that look half that bad.

Glad you got it all sorted out.
Forum: Rotary Swaps
02-23-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Another little update. Took the car last night...

Another little update. Took the car last night with the duty cycle up and ready to feel what 28 psi is like :aroused:. The first time the boost hit I blew off an intercooler pipe :eek: at high speed....
02-22-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

I was able to run 9s (leading/trailing) up to...

I was able to run 9s (leading/trailing) up to about 20 psi started getting knock, moved to 10's (leading/trailing) above 20 psi and knock went away.

I just started running 11s in the trailing...
02-22-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

What kind of plugs are you running in that motor?...

What kind of plugs are you running in that motor? After I completed my first build about 5 years I put brand new $40 NGK plugs in the motor for the break in. They weren't that cold either (9...
02-15-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Great news. You should also be keeping note of...

Great news. You should also be keeping note of your engine vacuum at idle as it also gives you a bit more information on how well everything is sealing.
02-09-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Engine sounds healthy. Good luck

Engine sounds healthy. Good luck
02-07-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 201,205
Posted By strokercharged95gt

While I am no expert, I believe even if the water...

While I am no expert, I believe even if the water hasn't vaporized by time the motor begins compressing the charge that it will be quickly absorbed once those rotors begin squeezing that mixture...
02-03-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By strokercharged95gt

' +1 I would check all the coils. You may also...

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+1 I would check all the coils. You may also try a gapable plug that you can close down to 0.025" and see if the problem goes away. If it does, you can bet its a spark delivery issue.
01-24-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Run E85 and Klotz Techniplate and your exhaust...

Run E85 and Klotz Techniplate and your exhaust will smell like candy.
01-21-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Let me know if you need it. I took it apart at...

Let me know if you need it. I took it apart at 100k miles. Kinda shocking how small the exhaust port gets with carbon build up. Motor was not blown and had good compression when I removed it....
01-21-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

They warn you when installing the studs that an...

They warn you when installing the studs that an iron can crack with the higher torque numbers. That really sucks.

I run 30 ft/lbs on the stock bolts then give everyone of them an extra 1-2 ft/lbs...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
01-19-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

I have read that before. I have a 500 ml/min...

I have read that before. I have a 500 ml/min nozzle pre-turbo and a 500 ml/min nozzle in the Greddy elbow. I am running 50:50 water/meth in a one (1) gallon tank. So I am shooting a 50:50 mixture ...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
01-06-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Not sure.... Update: I am convinced that my...

Not sure....

Update: I am convinced that my exhaust system is holding me back as I noted in posts above. Its mainly a 3" from start to finish and the wastegate is recirculated. I know that the...
01-04-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

The studs thread into the front plate. The...

The studs thread into the front plate.

The studs are stronger and a greater diameter than the factory bolts. It helps keep the motor from twisting/bulging under heavy loads. Some say the are not...
12-29-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Yup that looks/sounds correct. I used to check...

Yup that looks/sounds correct. I used to check it with a dial gauge, but after a few rebuilds you can just "feel" it (not recommended).
12-22-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Plugs are probably fine. I would just do the...

Plugs are probably fine. I would just do the coils and see where that gets you. I bet its the coils. Everytime I had those symptoms as you described, I would replace both (plugs and coils) and it...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
12-17-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Well I think the problem is fixed. I ran injector...

Well I think the problem is fixed. I ran injector diagnostics in Eugene and found that I wasn't getting a return signal from Injector 4 which is both secondary injectors. I pulled the adapter harness...
11-29-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Looks good. I know some people will say you need...

Looks good. I know some people will say you need all new housings etc., but I would just verify everything is in spec and not damaged, buy a new closing kit and get it back together. Chances are...
10-26-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,810
Posted By strokercharged95gt

This is like 2-3 year old graph, but yes the...

This is like 2-3 year old graph, but yes the front mount was blocking the radiator.

So I moved the intercooler to horizontal/flat replacing the undertray and changed to a Mishimoto thermostat. I...
10-26-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

That really sucks. If it really is just a...

That really sucks.

If it really is just a cooling seal and no damage was done to the housings or plates, you could get another closing kit and some better apex seals for like $400-500 and rebuild...
10-26-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,810
Posted By strokercharged95gt

If you are driving around and getting air to the...

If you are driving around and getting air to the radiator and your car stays above 200 then I agree a thermostat won't help you much. But if you are driving around and the car cools enough to begin...
10-26-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,810
Posted By strokercharged95gt

I would definitely get the Mishimoto thermostat....

I would definitely get the Mishimoto thermostat. I actually run my REW swap on original 14 year old fans and in Florida, and I have no flash or hack cooling mods. When I sit at stop lights for...
10-22-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

I had the exact same thing happen about 6-12...

I had the exact same thing happen about 6-12 months ago. I forgot to secure the lower radiator hose back from my turbo manifold and it slowly melted until I had steam shooting under my car. Luckily I...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
10-12-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

First night in 6 months that it was semi-cool and...

First night in 6 months that it was semi-cool and somewhat dryer out at 75 ambient air temp.

Had my fastest pull ever at 21 psi. Had to add like 5-7% more fuel above 5,500 RPMs to deal with the...
09-30-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 46,386
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Turbo setup looks real clean, looking forward to...

Turbo setup looks real clean, looking forward to the build, subscribing....
Forum: Rotary Swaps
09-29-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 61,004
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Here's a quick video I shot tonight trying to...

Here's a quick video I shot tonight trying to determine if I was getting any fuel pressure loss at 7,500 RPMs and near 20 psi at redline. Ambient high 80s, timing 11-13, split reduced from 12 to 10,...
09-26-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,653
Posted By strokercharged95gt

1993 Supra came with 320 BHP and competed with...

1993 Supra came with 320 BHP and competed with Corvettes and Porsche's. A 1993 Mustang Cobra came with I think 240 BHP.

Twenty-five years later and the new. Supra will have somewhere from 335-380...
07-27-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,218
Posted By strokercharged95gt

That's the way to do it. Why pay someone else to...

That's the way to do it. Why pay someone else to have all the fun?
07-27-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,218
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Looks like you have good idle and vacuum, which...

Looks like you have good idle and vacuum, which seems to be a rare thing on rebuilds lately. :D: I also believe the two slave cylinder bolts are 12mm or something close.
07-25-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,218
Posted By strokercharged95gt

The starter gear should be extending outward to...

The starter gear should be extending outward to engage the flywheel when you power up the solenoid. Looks like a bad starter....

ooops just saw the post above. Ya beat me to it. :squint:
07-25-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,218
Posted By strokercharged95gt

The starter is hooked up correctly... You...

The starter is hooked up correctly...

You are getting power to the starter so it shouldn't be a relay or fuse.

You confirmed the battery is okay.

It would be odd to have the starter work...
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