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04-12-2019, 11:40 AM
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Posted By strokercharged95gt

Good results!

Good results!
Forum: Rotary Swaps
04-05-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 50,734
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 422
Views: 50,734
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 252
Views: 28,241
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Engine sounds healthy. Good luck

Engine sounds healthy. Good luck
02-07-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 179,761
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: 591
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: 628
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 422
Views: 50,734
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: 422
Views: 50,734
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 787
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: 422
Views: 50,734
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 1,628
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 1,628
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: 1,628
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 422
Views: 50,734
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: 252
Views: 28,241
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: 422
Views: 50,734
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: 1,568
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: 2,168
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: 2,168
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: 2,168
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: 2,168
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...
07-25-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,168
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Take a picture of your starter next time you are...

Take a picture of your starter next time you are under there that way we can rule out that the power lead hasn't been mounted to the ground on the solenoid. I doubt the starter is bad because it...
07-23-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,168
Posted By strokercharged95gt

the starter isn't attempting to turn over. Even...

the starter isn't attempting to turn over. Even with a dead or dying battery your will hear clicks. Make sure you didn't hook the starter up wrong and blow the fuse. Check your starter connects and...
07-17-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,168
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Change it! Its like $20 for both the bearing and...

Change it! Its like $20 for both the bearing and seal. Take it from me as about 6 months I had a seized pilot bearing that locked my engine and transmission together (you can not disengage the...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
07-10-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 50,734
Posted By strokercharged95gt

What is your primary inj. duty so high and...

What is your primary inj. duty so high and secondary inversely so low? I'd want to dial the primaries back to get them around 80%, pumping more through the secondaries.

Adaptronics controls all of...
06-24-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 152,342
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Looks great!

Looks great!
06-16-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,246
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Your gonna have a big job ahead of you. You also...

Your gonna have a big job ahead of you. You also cannot put a V160 trans on a 4.44 rx8 rear end, so that is all going to have to be modified. V160 trans is matted with a 3.13 rear end in a JZA80.
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05-17-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,002
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Good job with the 8! Whatever your tastes are,...

Good job with the 8! Whatever your tastes are, getting 400 rwhp+ out of a renesis is definitely an achievement. If it blows just slap in a defined 4 rotor and scream around at 10,000 RPMs. Problem...
05-01-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By strokercharged95gt

https://www.mazdabg.com/ftp-uploads/Mazda/--Repair...

https://www.mazdabg.com/ftp-uploads/Mazda/--Repair%20Instructions--/323%20929%20RX-7%20MX-6/8581R03_INSPECTION_AND_COMPONENT_REPLACE.htm

This one says to replace if any flaking is present. I have...
05-01-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 836
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Rotor housings... I think your allowed like 2mm...

Rotor housings... I think your allowed like 2mm of chrome flaking from the edges, and your at like 40mm from those pictures.... So the answer would be a hell no. What did you do to those things?
05-01-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By strokercharged95gt

If the car runs fine then leave it. Based on all...

If the car runs fine then leave it. Based on all the posts around here lately, it is likely it will come back running worse.
Forum: Rotary Swaps
04-12-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,372
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Great progress, can't wait to see the results. ...

Great progress, can't wait to see the results. My adaptronics internal MAP sensor is going to shit, it is logging phantom boost spikes that do not exist and causing the ECU to dump so much fuel that...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
04-04-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 50,734
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Some Pics of the new car. ...

Some Pics of the new car.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-20180402_212229_6ce2c47bdede84d27ea3112754692d2346d89725.jpg
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04-04-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Sounds like a vacuum leak. I would do what...

Sounds like a vacuum leak. I would do what Preppie said and get one of those OBD-II readers that have live sensor readings (I bought one for like $30 off ebay, I used the MaxiScan-KW808 on my rx8...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
04-02-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 50,734
Posted By strokercharged95gt

That's a nice collection. I looked at a GTR, but...

That's a nice collection. I looked at a GTR, but I decided to go with a clean MKIV because i'm a sucker for a manual transmission and the targa top...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
03-01-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,929
Posted By strokercharged95gt

looking good brah!

looking good brah!
Forum: Rotary Swaps
01-31-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 50,734
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Yeah it been quite and experience, I knew nothing...

Yeah it been quite and experience, I knew nothing about rotary engines 3 years ago and I have been dealing with everything problem you could imagine along the way (currently dealing with two bad coil...
01-30-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,260
Posted By strokercharged95gt

If look in rotary swaps, I just put up a post...

If look in rotary swaps, I just put up a post where I did a 1-3 gear pull shooting 500 cc/min of 50:50 mix into my greddy elbow and 250cc/min of 50:50 into the turbo. Only saw an increase of 15...
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