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Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 02-21-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 215
Posted By Brettus
Yeah MM is a good tuner (almost as good as me ;)...

Yeah MM is a good tuner (almost as good as me ;) ) , just a bit of a 'special' person.
No not to optimistic on the mileage , but will depend on many factors like how you drive it and maintain it...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 02-20-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 215
Posted By Brettus
I'm happy running mine on pump gas at 10psi but...

I'm happy running mine on pump gas at 10psi but it's a lot bigger than a Greddy . To run a Greddy up that high you should be using an octane enhancer . The Pettit is pretty kind on the engine at 8psi...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 02-12-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Brettus
Good work finding that ... would not have guessed...

Good work finding that ... would not have guessed it was that from the video .

Re the sensor : could it actually be a fault with the cat perhaps ?
Forum: New Member Forum 02-11-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Brettus
Quoted for posterity ...........

Quoted for posterity ...........
Forum: Series II Forced Induction and Nitrous 02-11-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By Brettus
I wasn't trying to imply the dyno was faked in...

I wasn't trying to imply the dyno was faked in any way , seems totally legit to me.

It actually seems low if anything given all the information supplied :

1/Dynojet normally reads 10% higher...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 02-04-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
They have the latest tech. available . Check it...

They have the latest tech. available . Check it out here, 2nd post down ATM :
...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 02-03-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
New GTX compressor wheel being balanced : ...

New GTX compressor wheel being balanced :

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/419x589/80-untitled_4bd1ee07a05f4f7614635c9c9e91f2efe3553d7c.png
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 01-30-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,897
Posted By Brettus
E85 might be terrible but I've found my economy...

E85 might be terrible but I've found my economy with E30 is practically the same as straight petrol ...



I def. considered direct into LIM but gave up on the idea when I found an E85 pump...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 01-29-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,897
Posted By Brettus
I actually gave up on W/M after getting some...

I actually gave up on W/M after getting some detonation with it fully operational and putting in around 350cc . I think the manifold is too long and curvaceous , which is leading to much of the spray...
Forum: Series II Forced Induction and Nitrous 01-12-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By Brettus
I wouldn't be surprised if they already blew the...

I wouldn't be surprised if they already blew the engine and the project has been canned.
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 01-01-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By Brettus
It all started when I noticed good economy at...

It all started when I noticed good economy at cruise from my boosted bridgeport engine. See this thread for the initial discussion: https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-tech-garage-22/egr-renesis-264156/...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 01-01-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,556
Posted By Brettus
I filed a provisional patent-Renesis EGR stratification

As a spinoff to all the turbo development work I've been doing, I came across an Idea that I thought might be worthwhile to help with fuel saving.
The results were looking like it might be...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 12-23-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
If you look at what Garrett did with the GT3584RS...

If you look at what Garrett did with the GT3584RS , this turbine should have very similar characteristics . Procharge are using it with great success on everything from 62 to 69mm . I'm the only...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 12-09-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
Not the same turbo (Gt35 vs Td06) but the 9 blade...

Not the same turbo (Gt35 vs Td06) but the 9 blade wheels available for the greddy would IMO work better than the 11blade for the 60-1 upgrade . But those are the wheels that tend to fall apart...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 12-09-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
No .............just referring to the higher flow...

No .............just referring to the higher flow you get as rpms increase. It seems about the same as the stock wheel at low rpm flow but works better than stock once rpms approach 4000.
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 12-07-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
So ..... although 'boost threashhold ' is about...

So ..... although 'boost threashhold ' is about the same as previous setups , respose/lag has definitely been reduced . This setup is now excellent for a street car . Anything above 4000rpm and lag...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 12-05-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
So I have a bit of an idea on what this setup is...

So I have a bit of an idea on what this setup is going to be like now :
Spoolup : looks pretty much identical to what I'm used to seeing . This is with the hi flow turbine that the sellers touted as...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 11-27-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By Brettus
New theory on why our engines wear out too soon

While trying to find enough omp oil injectors for my new engine that actually work properly it occured to me ..... "I wonder how many rebuilt engines get put together with the old faulty oil...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 11-16-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
Cheers . Yet again I've probably made too many...

Cheers . Yet again I've probably made too many changes at once to know the effect of each one , but i'm sure the turbine change will lead to good things . I'm really hoping for a breakthrough this...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 11-16-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
Engine is ready and Turbo is done : ...

Engine is ready and Turbo is done :

Compressor with streamlined nut...
Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 11-10-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By Brettus
What u talkin' bout ! Mazda's RENESIS wins...

What u talkin' bout !

Mazda's RENESIS wins 2nd International Engine of the Year - RotaryNews.com (http://rotarynews.com/node/view/379)
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 11-01-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/237x213/80-download_d0f87932577ecf15099220bf1e88e328171fa233.jpg
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-01-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By Brettus
Yeah , I knew where you got the tune from . Too...

Yeah , I knew where you got the tune from . Too long ago for most of the whipper snappers around here .
Forum: RX-8 Racing 11-01-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Brettus
I would go with increasing the omp and just using...

I would go with increasing the omp and just using premix at the track .
I typically increase by 10% where possible (60 is max setting) plus target the cruise range (37% load 2000-3000) specifically,...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 11-01-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
f**k it .... i'm doin' it !

f**k it .... i'm doin' it !
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 10-31-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,912
Posted By Brettus
Their numbers only confirm what I have found out...

Their numbers only confirm what I have found out over the years trying to make that kind of power . Not even a big turbo is going to overcome the basic fundamental problem of the Renesis . They wont...
Forum: General Automotive 10-25-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Brettus
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/195x169/80-images_2e19b97812b21ad1288d4bf97af3d54736ff2155.jpg
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 10-20-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6,831
Views: 359,197
Posted By Brettus
I believe the middle hole just allows for less...

I believe the middle hole just allows for less lubrication overall to be effective . If you increase the oil injected in the S1 ..... problem solved/no need for premix . It just uses more oil .
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-19-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
All the normal Fi mods I like to do : ...

All the normal Fi mods I like to do :

doweling
Rx7 apex seals
balance rotating assy.
minor porting of exhaust ports

Plus three new mods that are developments of things I have already tried...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-18-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
thanks , sometimes the big fails can lead to the...

thanks , sometimes the big fails can lead to the biggest successes . I'm hoping so on this next build anyway.

Bridgeport is definitely out this time around but I picked up some really good info by...
Forum: New Member Forum 10-18-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,638
Posted By Brettus
Ok ... I just watched your how to test video ....

Ok ... I just watched your how to test video . Good job man !

There is however one major issue you have overlooked . With the one way valve removed , your readings will always be 10-15 psi LOWER...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-17-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
Cheers Slash . This recipe is def. 'outside the...

Cheers Slash . This recipe is def. 'outside the box' ..... as per usual ...lol
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-17-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 124,000
Posted By Brettus
Well , I find myself with not much happening...

Well , I find myself with not much happening business wise atm and when I'm idle , i like to fidgit ! So I found some justification and am building a new engine to test some new crazy theories . ...
Forum: Non-Rotary Swaps 10-17-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,192
Posted By Brettus
Great thread . I really admire guys that can...

Great thread . I really admire guys that can build their own shit .I've probably put as much effort into just modifying what Mazda already designed and built.
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-13-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 41,586
Posted By Brettus
Tis but a fleashwound .

Tis but a fleashwound .
Forum: New Member Forum 10-05-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,038
Posted By Brettus
The LTFT plus stft shows something is very much...

The LTFT plus stft shows something is very much out of whack. As you have an aftermarket Cai and your mass air flow is very low compared to stock , this is the first place to look . More details on...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-02-2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 29,833
Posted By Brettus
you can if you pull the engine apart

you can if you pull the engine apart
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-25-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,949
Posted By Brettus
To get to the bottom of it you will need to...

To get to the bottom of it you will need to remove the new pump and inspect that as well . Could be that there was sludge in the tank that is now blocking the new prefilter or the internal filter ....
Forum: Series II Engine Tuning 09-13-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By Brettus
The difference between an rx8 with issues and a...

The difference between an rx8 with issues and a tuned rx8 with issues .
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-11-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,345
Posted By Brettus
if it is indeed the neutral switch causing this ,...

if it is indeed the neutral switch causing this , you should go back and kick your "mechanic" in the nuts !
Forum: General Automotive 09-05-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By Brettus
oil as a fuel !

Was anyone watching formula one lead up talk the other night ? They were talking about how they have developed an oil with a very high calorific value . It is sprayed onto the bottom of the piston,...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 09-03-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6,831
Views: 359,197
Posted By Brettus
The only mods I would recommend you need tuning...

The only mods I would recommend you need tuning for is intake or port work. Exhaust system would have to pretty magical to do anything that would require a tune .
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 09-02-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Brettus
I've filled the fuel tank right up to the brim on...

I've filled the fuel tank right up to the brim on numerous occasions (doing mileage tests). Never had any issues .
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 08-28-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 275,746
Posted By Brettus
That would be your ear dyno at work there . It...

That would be your ear dyno at work there . It sounds louder therefore must be faster ;)
Forum: General Automotive 08-18-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By Brettus
I was like:jump:then I saw it was for a piston...

I was like:jump:then I saw it was for a piston engine and was :sad:
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 08-17-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2,296
Views: 115,123
Posted By Brettus
:wtf: Sad ............. we wanna...

:wtf:




Sad ............. we wanna see that number without the minus!
Forum: New Member Forum 08-10-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Brettus
Yes .....the numbers will be lower by 10% due to...

Yes .....the numbers will be lower by 10% due to the fact that he Renesis really doesn't want a turbo on it .
Forum: Vendor Classifieds 08-10-2017, 03:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,711
Posted By Brettus
Well ................ who wants this at $1595 ? ...

Well ................ who wants this at $1595 ?

1/Brettus
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Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 08-01-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Brettus
I've heard of people installing that gasket wrong...

I've heard of people installing that gasket wrong several times .... easy to do . If it's not that though it could have a bent shaft .Was it stuck in the hole initially and did you treat it rough...
Forum: General Automotive 07-22-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 124,698
Posted By Brettus
I don't know about the US but here in NZ it was a...

I don't know about the US but here in NZ it was a mix of older guys (with money) that had previously owned rotaries plus people who just liked how it looked and drove the bought the rx8 when it was...
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