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Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 12-23-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 535
Posted By TeamRX8
You should not under any circumstances use the...

You should not under any circumstances use the scissors jack for maintenance or regular useage. It’s only intended to get the tire off the ground to replace a flat tire. Anything else a a...
Forum: General Automotive 12-20-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 654
Posted By Loki
I think you're way over thinking it. The odds...

I think you're way over thinking it. The odds that it grenades one day out of the blue are no higher than the odds of any other engine grenading. The more likely scenario is it becomes harder to...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 12-18-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 275,746
Posted By TeamRX8
Seems surprising for an S2 pump. If it were an...

Seems surprising for an S2 pump. If it were an S1 I recommend replacing it now. For an S2 I’d recommend replacing the internal filter assembly which includes the main body & siphon. Someone else...
Forum: New Member Forum 12-12-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By NotAPreppie
Is it just me or are 9k and Team slowly merging?

Is it just me or are 9k and Team slowly merging?
Forum: New Member Forum 12-04-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Loki
In addition to that ^^^, if you had to replace...

In addition to that ^^^, if you had to replace the coils, check that your catalytic converter hasn't been damaged. Take it down and check it visually. If it's clogged or broken, don't drive on it.
Forum: General Automotive 11-17-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By acroy
what will happen first: Tesla goes 0-60 in...

what will happen first:

Tesla goes 0-60 in 1.9sec
or
Tesla goes out of business?

the race is on!
Forum: New Member Forum 11-16-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By sonicsdaman
will it be your only car? the civic is...

will it be your only car?
the civic is probably the better of the two, read the new owners thread, then re-read it about 12 times Read this!...
Forum: New Member Forum 11-16-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By NotAPreppie
Never flooded my car and I've shut it down cold...

Never flooded my car and I've shut it down cold many times.

If your starter, battery, and ignition system are healthy, flooding shouldn't be an issue.

If you're feeling paranoid, blip the...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-06-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 275,746
Posted By Jedi54
Oh you know, just went out for leisurely drive...

Oh you know, just went out for leisurely drive with a few friends...


...
Forum: New Member Forum 11-02-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By NotAPreppie
Just make sure you use MAF cleaner and not brake...

Just make sure you use MAF cleaner and not brake cleaner or any other harsh solvents. I've spoken to people who have used the latter and ended up buying new MAF sensors as a result.
Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 10-27-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By ASH8
Omg..

Omg..
Forum: New Member Forum 10-25-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By TeamRX8
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Forum: New Member Forum 10-24-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By 9krpmrx8
Don't do it kid. Get a Civic Si or something.

Don't do it kid. Get a Civic Si or something.
Forum: New Member Forum 10-24-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By Andrew5190
Read this about 10 times:...

Read this about 10 times: https://www.rx8club.com/new-member-forum-197/new-potential-owners-start-here-202454/

This is not a great first car. I'd pursue other avenues if I were you.
Forum: New Member Forum 10-22-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By BigCajun
There are a gazillion posts on this, and almost...

There are a gazillion posts on this, and almost as many opinions.
Mazda uses synthetic oil in Japan, but they don't recommend it in the U.S., probably because of MPG.
...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 10-19-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By TeamRX8
Maybe not that hard to find ...

Maybe not that hard to find ...
Forum: New Member Forum 10-04-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,308
Posted By 9krpmrx8
TX Have you done any research? Found many "good...

Have you done any research? Found many "good guy" threads or other positive threads about Bennett? If you think $200.00 is a lot of money on this car then you are in for a world of hurt.
Forum: New Member Forum 09-30-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 632
Posted By gwilliams6
I agree, the BHR ignition is the best way to...

I agree, the BHR ignition is the best way to upgrade your ignition, especially if you plan to track it. And the BHR ignition kit should last the life of your car. I have it on my RX8 and it is still...
Forum: New Member Forum 09-23-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Loki
What's your budget? The going favorite these days...

What's your budget? The going favorite these days is Ohlins, but it's about $2000. Bilstein PSS is the more reasonable alternative with good qualities. Tein is OK if you really don't have the money...
Forum: General Automotive 09-07-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 124,698
Posted By 9krpmrx8
It will be a proof of concept maybe but no hybrid...

It will be a proof of concept maybe but no hybrid buyer will buy anything rotary versus the competitions piston engine hybrids.

Mazda should focus on a sports car and forget the rotary. ...
Forum: New Member Forum 08-18-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By NotAPreppie
RP isn't bad but it's also not particularly good....

RP isn't bad but it's also not particularly good. There are better for similar or less money.
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 08-03-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,121
Posted By 9krpmrx8
Yes the BHR are a one time purchase if you plan...

Yes the BHR are a one time purchase if you plan on keeping the car for a long while and most of the time you can get most of your money back selling the kit. The BHR kit would also be a performance...
Forum: General Automotive 07-28-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By yyz
The title should have read- Top spec boosted Type...

The title should have read- Top spec boosted Type R and STI vs Nissan's aging Base naturally aspirated Z on a track.

They could have at least used a sport for a track comparison and it still would...
Forum: New Member Forum 07-28-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 965
Posted By NotAPreppie
IMO, the value of an '8 without a compression...

IMO, the value of an '8 without a compression test is the same as an '8 without an engine.
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 07-25-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,279
Posted By TeamRX8
Amazon is the new Walmart. As soon as they knock...

Amazon is the new Walmart. As soon as they knock out all the competition prices will either go up and/or they'll start cutting out all the obscure or otherwise low volume products leaving you SOL...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 07-20-2017, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6,831
Views: 359,197
Posted By Williard
The contact us button is in reference to IB iirc....

The contact us button is in reference to IB iirc. They manage multiple sites and it could take a while for a response.

The members with red name's are Super Moderators, orange is moderator,...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 07-13-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By 9krpmrx8
TX Oil for you far northerners, lol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQ_vxdO_9nc
Forum: New Member Forum 06-26-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By NotAPreppie
Yah, that's not too surprising. To get different...

Yah, that's not too surprising. To get different widths/offsets/backspacings the designers had to change the spokes in subtle ways in order to keep the wheel structurally sound.

The bigger...
Forum: Good Guy/Bad Guy 06-22-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By Jedi54
Steve: happy to hear the positive outcome but...

Steve: happy to hear the positive outcome but honestly it doesn't surprise me because as 9k said, that's just who Ray is.

out of curiosity, which HJS cat did you go with? Is that the same one...
Forum: Good Guy/Bad Guy 06-22-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By 9krpmrx8
He is just a genuinely good dude and a dying...

He is just a genuinely good dude and a dying breed in today's world, there isn't much more to say really.
Forum: Series I Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension 06-20-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,099
Posted By SBGarage
Hold on a second, is this for Ohlins? If so you...

Hold on a second, is this for Ohlins? If so you already have a 5k in the rear! Ohlins rates for the RX8 are 8kg/5kg , anyone telling you otherwise has no business helping with Ohlins setup. We've...
Forum: Website-related Suggestions 06-13-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,281
Posted By NotAPreppie
Well, I'm just going to use the "Thanks" button...

Well, I'm just going to use the "Thanks" button as a like button.
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