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Forum: General Automotive 02-08-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By ASH8
EU Engineering and Design Awards Hat-trick for Mazda Cars in Europe

Engineering and Design Awards Hat-trick for Mazda Cars in Europe

The year (2018) has started with a hat-trick of prestigious awards in Paris, Brussels and Milan for Mazda's engineering innovation...
Forum: General Automotive 01-24-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,664
Posted By NotAPreppie
2017.5 Mazda6 GT Automagic (We'll just assume the...

2017.5 Mazda6 GT Automagic (We'll just assume the bigger engine is in the highest-spec)
3250 lbs
2.5T engine: 227 HP (5000 RPM), 310 torques (2000 RPM)

2018 Camry XSE V6
3571 lbs
3.5L V6: 310...
Forum: General Automotive 01-24-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,664
Posted By neit_jnf
Here's how it compares to similar cars, Camry...

Here's how it compares to similar cars, Camry surprised me!

Mazda6 2.5T - 227 hp (on 87 oct)
Camry V6 - 301 hp
Accord 2.0T - 252 hp
Sonata 2.0T - 245 hp

...
Forum: General Automotive 01-04-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,664
Posted By ASH8
THE 2.5 TURBO... ...

THE 2.5
TURBO...

https://youtu.be/MfKs0NNiuC0
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-02-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,585
Posted By TeamRX8
Please go back and reread the very first post...

Please go back and reread the very first post because you clearly didn’t fully comprehend what was already stated there by asking this question.
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-01-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,585
Posted By TeamRX8
Except you’re making the same mistake everybody,...

Except you’re making the same mistake everybody, their mother, and their brother was and is still making; you assume the Renesis must be the same as what came before. Keep grasping, strawman ...

...
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 12-29-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,676
Posted By TeamRX8
This information below on how to setup the...

This information below on how to setup the injector staging is from an email discussion I had with Mark G @ Adaptronic Tech Support.

On my setup I intend to run P1 only up until the SSV opens,...
Forum: General Automotive 12-26-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 124,473
Posted By SayNoToPistons
"The hood is too long. The lights are too small....

"The hood is too long. The lights are too small. The mirrors are too small. Rubber band tires. Blah blah blah".

Someone tell me why people don't understand the definition of "concept". A concept...
Forum: General Automotive 12-20-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Jedi54
ha! Jeremy can stop correcting me now every...

ha!
Jeremy can stop correcting me now every time I call it Laguna Seca. :lol2:
Forum: General Automotive 12-14-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 124,473
Posted By 9krpmrx8
Not as strange as a young Canadian wearing...

Not as strange as a young Canadian wearing driving gloves.
Forum: General Automotive 12-14-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By ASH8
Production of the CX-8 starts... ...

Production of the CX-8 starts...
https://youtu.be/r8Tn-1i_gGQ
Forum: General Automotive 12-05-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,664
Posted By NotAPreppie
I'm still waiting for my brown Mazda6 wagon with...

I'm still waiting for my brown Mazda6 wagon with a logitudinal VR5 turbodiesel and rear-bias AWD with TorSen diffs front/center/rear receiving power through a 6MT.

Or maybe, just dust off the RX-8...
Forum: General Automotive 12-04-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,664
Posted By ASH8
Dont get why the AWD can not be used in the 2.5T,...

Dont get why the AWD can not be used in the 2.5T, after all the Mazdaspeed 6 with 2.3T had it and is still basically the same system.
Forum: General Automotive 12-04-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,664
Posted By hornbm
I wonder what the technical reason for that is. ...

I wonder what the technical reason for that is. Since it is only available on the diesel models in Japan, torque can't be the problem.
Forum: General Automotive 12-03-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,257
Posted By Jedi54
Mazda unveils new 2018 livery. ...

Mazda unveils new 2018 livery.



https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/1000x600/80-image_357e0b3e31d7251e41d7c55aa2abc037a0a6c427.png
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Forum: General Automotive 11-25-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,257
Posted By Jedi54
I lied, couldn't pass up the opportunity to post...

I lied, couldn't pass up the opportunity to post this. (emphasis mine)



Mazda continues hectic DPi testing program

...
Forum: General Automotive 11-25-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,257
Posted By Jedi54
As a Mazda fan the most exciting part of this new...

As a Mazda fan the most exciting part of this new season is having Team Joest taking over the Mazda Motorsports program.
This is one of THE winningest / most historic race teams in LeMans history...
Forum: General Automotive 11-23-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,664
Posted By ASH8
Our Government was about to pass into law where...

Our Government was about to pass into law where Any Private buyer could import a close to brand new (or brand new) car without the BS, provided it was under 12 months of age and the buyer could do it...
Forum: General Automotive 11-21-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,664
Posted By hornbm
I'd purchase AWD, not for snow or unpaved roads,...

I'd purchase AWD, not for snow or unpaved roads, but because FWD is garbage.

If I had my way, all road only cars would be RWD, but sadly that isn't the case. I'd take AWD over FWD any day of the...
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 11-21-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,676
Posted By TeamRX8
Received an update tonight from Adaptronic via...

Received an update tonight from Adaptronic via Elliott @ Turblown. Andy leaned out the tune from above and found some more power. Also did some ignition timing/split work. ECUs are shipping soon...
Forum: General Automotive 11-21-2017, 02:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By ASH8
UK Mazda develops 'co-pilot system' that can take over from the driver ..

The car that stops itself if you're about to crash | This is Money (http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars/article-5101551/The-car-stops-crash.html)
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 11-18-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,676
Posted By rotarenvy
The dyno operator is listed as Andy. I'm guessing...

The dyno operator is listed as Andy. I'm guessing that is andy waytt from adaptronic. He seems to dislike BS and statments that can't be backed up by measurment if that is anything to go by.

ask...
Forum: General Automotive 11-16-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,664
Posted By hornbm
It didn't come to the US because of the same...

It didn't come to the US because of the same reason we don't get any wagons here, nobody buys them.

American buyers have some sick love affair with SUVs despite the fact that a wagon would be...
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 11-15-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,676
Posted By TeamRX8
Still way too rich for NA, but about as expected ...

Still way too rich for NA, but about as expected


...
Forum: General Automotive 11-15-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,664
Posted By SayNoToPistons
2018 Mazda6 gets the Turbo 2.5L SkyActiv-G

About damn time.

https://www.motoring.com.au/2018-mazda6-teased-109848/


American automotive blogs also share the same news.
Forum: Rotary Swaps 11-10-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 88,581
Posted By TeamRX8
You can have shorter piping and good htx, just...

You can have shorter piping and good htx, just got to do a v-mount and have the meatballs to cut a hole in the hood

Oh yeah, dump the UIM with a plenum/TB directlt on the top of the LIM



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Forum: General Automotive 11-05-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By ASH8
Worth pointing out that during each and every...

Worth pointing out that during each and every vehicles assembly point from the very start to roll off ending and track testing every part is bar coded (part number) scanned for correct parts and...
Forum: General Automotive 11-05-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By ASH8
JP MAZDA FACTORY Japan Private Tour 2017

Probably THE BEST Video from NHK TV (Japan) showing Mazda Hiroshima Japan vehicle production facilities, the paint shop plus rare footage of Skyactiv Engine Assembly and how every human SOP is...
Forum: General Automotive 11-01-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 124,473
Posted By wankelbolt
Ouch. That's a low blow... :boid: (And it...

Ouch. That's a low blow... :boid:

(And it was a fueling issue, IIRC.)
Forum: General Automotive 10-26-2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 686
Posted By ASH8
Any luck with the RE contacts Bret? Anyway,...

Any luck with the RE contacts Bret?

Anyway, we do ALL agree that the RX-Vision and now the VISION 4 Door Coupe (like the RX-8) is a bloody gorgeous looking beast of a car and something that would...
Forum: General Automotive 10-24-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 686
Posted By ASH8
The VISION COUPE represents Mazda’s design vision...

The VISION COUPE represents Mazda’s design vision for next-generation models; a more mature expression of KODO applies a Japanese aesthetic to achieve more elegant and premium styling. The exterior...
Forum: General Automotive 10-24-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By ASH8
or.. https://youtu.be/uC-0H4QmXQo

or..


https://youtu.be/uC-0H4QmXQo
Forum: General Automotive 10-24-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 686
Posted By Jedi54
Mazda Vision Coupe Concept Revealed - Tokyo Auto Show

Wow.
this thing is a stunner!

https://jalopnik.com/the-mazda-vision-coupe-concept-is-one-of-the-best-sedan-1819820444
...
Forum: General Automotive 10-16-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 124,473
Posted By NotAPreppie
That article is literally the exact same...

That article is literally the exact same information with the exact same AN source as the TTAC report.
Forum: General Automotive 10-12-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 124,473
Posted By NotAPreppie
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Forum: General Automotive 10-12-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 124,473
Posted By 9krpmrx8
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Forum: General Automotive 10-11-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 124,473
Posted By wannawankel
Are you saying keep dream in rotards? I like...

Are you saying keep dream in rotards? I like your positive attitude. #Justbuilditmazda
Forum: General Automotive 10-10-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 124,473
Posted By BigCajun
Here ya go: http://Check out @bigcajunwba’s...

Here ya go:

http://Check out @bigcajunwba’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/bigcajunwba/status/917732775616237568?s=09
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 10-04-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,676
Posted By TeamRX8
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/1125x1643/80-71f44068_0b26_431a_b558_9b09621812ea_32222d914202eee7c913a5732d03705739768521.jpeg
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 10-03-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,797
Posted By TeamRX8
Most people fail to realize that due to the PPF...

Most people fail to realize that due to the PPF the driveshaft essentially only rotates in a near straight line. Unlike a live rear end where the driveshaft moves at the U-joints as the rear end...
Forum: General Automotive 10-01-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By TeamRX8
Lock her up!!! Oh wait, wrong crook ... :suspect:

Lock her up!!! Oh wait, wrong crook ... :suspect:
Forum: General Automotive 09-15-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By Jedi54
http://www2.mazda.com/en/publicity/r...389.1505375...

http://www2.mazda.com/en/publicity/r...389.1505375832




^^ that's impressive fuel mileage
Forum: General Automotive 09-07-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,014
Posted By Mazmart
Timing chain IN THE REAR

I'm proud to be the first nerd to notice that the timing chain is in the rear, as are the two variable valve timing control units,

Paul.
Forum: RX-8 Multimedia/Photo Gallery 09-01-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,143
Posted By Jedi54
pdx: how hard would it be to remove the rest of...

pdx: how hard would it be to remove the rest of the lip?
otherwise, just get some of those dumbass bandaid stickers, zip ties, and put on a Stance Nation decal and you'll be good to go with the...
Forum: NW RX-8 Forum 08-29-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 26,445
Posted By Darren Besabella
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Forum: RX-8 Multimedia/Photo Gallery 08-28-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By dmp
:D Whoa...BigProbe.... ...

:D




Whoa...BigProbe....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3LE15AyT5g
Forum: RX-8 Multimedia/Photo Gallery 08-25-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,712
Posted By dmp
Still have the car....it's in storage in NY while...

Still have the car....it's in storage in NY while i'm overseas...will be 13 years in a few months

https://www.rx8club.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=281531&stc=1&d=1503643727
Forum: General Automotive 08-16-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By TeamRX8
Texas will straighten you out in no time, lol ...

Texas will straighten you out in no time, lol ...
Forum: General Automotive 08-10-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By TeamRX8
Probably Texas I think. Ate at a newish Japanese...

Probably Texas I think. Ate at a newish Japanese restaurant near the new Toyota NA sales office here tonight. We're getting so many new Japanese restaurants and supermarkets etc. now. Kind of...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 08-09-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,073
Posted By Mazmart
The problem is, this is Mr Engman working, and he...

The problem is, this is Mr Engman working, and he does not like company while he works. I take these pictures when he's not around. :)

Paul.
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