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01-06-2019, 07:45 PM
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Posted By 04Green

The end state..

Journey is complete. And, size did matter!



The Car 2004 RX8, Jessica (RIP Brandy) with BOSE system.

The Goal All of this (Hands Free, Blue Tooth, Backup Camera, Front Camera, Android...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-28-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,878
Posted By 04Green

2 updates, Roebling Road In the damp -...

2 updates, Roebling Road

In the damp - Brandy (RIP) - 1:28.8

In the dry, cold day - Jessica - 1:26.9

Both Cars DD. Powertrix coil over and Progress bars. Jessica was with R888R : )))))
11-26-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By 04Green

First track event with the spacer. I have never...

First track event with the spacer. I have never been so comfortable in my life. 90 mph corner, slight fade, fingertips on the wheel, not fighting the seat, head not hitting the roof...
09-18-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By 04Green

Welcome.. There are a couple of good R&D threads...

Welcome.. There are a couple of good R&D threads in my signature block.

I only have one FC. I feel inadequate.
06-07-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 996
Posted By 04Green

Ah, missed it the first few times.. ...

Ah, missed it the first few times..

Thermostat could still be an issue. Pressure goes both ways. If it is not working, entire system will be pressurized so hard and soft hoses does not help.
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06-06-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By 04Green

My bad, did not do the grams to pounds thing.

My bad, did not do the grams to pounds thing.
06-06-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By 04Green

I would check and reconnect the MAF sensor. Any...

I would check and reconnect the MAF sensor. Any trouble codes?
06-06-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 996
Posted By 04Green

My thought... If the pressure check does not...

My thought...

If the pressure check does not show a problem, it is not seal related.. Read Loki Post above again. It would suck if an external problem hosed your new build.

Did you try the...
06-01-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By 04Green

some quick questions... Ever replaced the O2...

some quick questions...

Ever replaced the O2 sensor? May have finished it off.

Fill the tank a little over half way. This will keep fuel pump cool. Then try it. Do not fill it if you want...
06-01-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 996
Posted By 04Green

Also, check out the cooling mods in the Congrats...

Also, check out the cooling mods in the Congrats thread below.
05-29-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 996
Posted By 04Green

The foam may be a biggie. What you are missing...

The foam may be a biggie. What you are missing is air flow through the radiator. I do NOT recommend expanding foam. What I use is pipe foam, for a 1" or 1.5" pipe. It is fairly rigid and can be...
05-26-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 996
Posted By 04Green

Define driving chill..... ; ) If slow,...

Define driving chill..... ; )

If slow, under 20 MPH, you can still have issues with air flow. I also suggest getting an ultragauge, best way to track temp and cheap.

and gw is right,
...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-09-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,844
Posted By 04Green

@ Wank. Sure, does not stop flowing...

@ Wank.

Sure, does not stop flowing completely. In my situation, it foamed the coolant and stopped flowing enough to keep engine cool and spike temps. Remedy solved it. Also, aerated coolant...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-01-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,844
Posted By 04Green

The loki list is pretty good. If you hold...

The loki list is pretty good.

If you hold at for a long time above 7K, the stock pump will cavitate. It will quit flowing water in any useful quantity. Temps will go up fast. The fix is a...
01-31-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,389
Posted By 04Green

if it were me, I would put foam around radiator,...

if it were me, I would put foam around radiator, easy and cheap. thus makes sure the outside air goes through the radiator.

if that does not work, make sure nothing went through the grill and is...
08-08-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 135,652
Posted By 04Green

Now, for after the First $100.

Group 4, outside of the First $100.


Step 15:
Coils and Plugs
Fixes flooding, poor idle, stalling, squished bird sound under the hood if it is still there after the First $100 list.
...
08-08-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 135,652
Posted By 04Green

Group 3 of the First $100.

Group 3 of the First $100. Total price here is about $15. That is for the hose splice connector and a short piece of 20 ga wire. The throttle body mod is invasive, you will see coolant, you will...
08-08-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 135,652
Posted By 04Green

Group 2 of the First $100.

Group 2 of the First $100.

Total price here is about $50. You will want about 4 6 foot pieces of pipe insulation ($8) and a grounding kit (cheap ebay one, usually $30 with shipping) and a can...
08-08-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 135,652
Posted By 04Green

Group 1 for the First $100.

Group 1, of the First $100.. Total investment, about $25. Time to mod, outside of shopping, about 2 hours tops. These modifications are minimally invasive, easy to start out with, and all provided...
08-08-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 135,652
Posted By 04Green

Congratulations, you got an 8.

Your first $100 with your previously loved RX8


Assuming it is not a new one, with a Mazda Warranty, There are several modifications that really helped with my 04 detailed in the next several...
05-11-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 40,645
Posted By 04Green

Found this on the GA site. The procedure worked,...

Found this on the GA site. The procedure worked, will test tomorrow as well.

Yeah, I know, I changed two things at once. However, the fan mod was more to be kind to the engine until I can afford...
05-11-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 40,645
Posted By 04Green

Alternate Implementation, Fans on Low.

Great Posts, Great Data

Taking the data above, and being too lazy to dig into the harness, I pulled the relay, used a volt meter to find the control side of the relay (the one without 12 volts on...
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