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10-26-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By wannawankel

Looks like Amazon carries FL22: ...

Looks like Amazon carries FL22: ...
10-01-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,538
Posted By wannawankel

Congrats - beautiful car!

Congrats - beautiful car!
08-28-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,466
Posted By wannawankel

Beautiful collection.

Beautiful collection.
05-31-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 837
Posted By wannawankel

Have the coolant cap checked for pressure leaks. ...

Have the coolant cap checked for pressure leaks. A loss in pressure in the coolant system will result in a dramatic lowering of the boiling point of the coolant. Unfortunately our system runs at...
05-09-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By wannawankel

I second that Conti DWS 06 motion.

I second that Conti DWS 06 motion.
04-22-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,526
Posted By wannawankel

I actually like having the CD player - reasons: ...

I actually like having the CD player - reasons:

far better audio quality
prevents SiriusXM interruptions
can take a large collection with me on a trip
03-07-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By wannawankel

as 9K said, if Mazda wants to be upscale - put...

as 9K said, if Mazda wants to be upscale - put some oomph into the wagon. I'm sold on looks it just needs an inline 6 or Turbo 2.5.

C'mon Mazda - give us zoom.
02-12-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By wannawankel

That was a good test - adding water. Smart...

That was a good test - adding water. Smart thinking.
02-06-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,217
Posted By wannawankel

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/640x640/80-21c5a6c701c0d6ed145d9959e03c409c_6a48834f6e1d4580bfc2bbd8600acc3e8f49444d.jpg
02-05-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,188
Posted By wannawankel

I also add dielectric grease to all contact...

I also add dielectric grease to all contact points: grounds, battery connections, etc that are exposed to the elements. Once the terminals are shiny clean, I've never had the battery connections...
01-26-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 656
Posted By wannawankel

Write a bill of sale up with the stipulations: ...

Write a bill of sale up with the stipulations: the testing paid for by buyer, after a test drive of > 40 km at idle (restart it after hot), and a successful compression test results (state min data...
01-20-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 286,160
Posted By wannawankel

Great quote on the RX-8: The lack of love...

Great quote on the RX-8:

The lack of love for this car is a crying shame. It's a Miata chassis, stretched out and hard topped, with the boring 4-pot yanked for a batshit crazy powerplant you can't...
12-23-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,224
Posted By wannawankel

\\\\\oooh an oil thread\\\\\\\ Everywhere...

\\\\\oooh an oil thread\\\\\\\

Everywhere else in the world Mazda specifies this range of oil viscosities for the 13-MSP RX-8. 5W20 was forced on many manufactures in the US due to the apparent...
12-22-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,011
Posted By wannawankel

City gas mileage stinks nomatter what - here's my...

City gas mileage stinks nomatter what - here's my tracker of MPG vs. city driving extent. I replaced my plugs, wires, and coils (OEM C) at about 44K miles. I haven't reset the computer yet but have...
11-28-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,256
Posted By wannawankel

Nice car

Nice car
10-29-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By wannawankel

The 3 Kai could be a drivers car with: - power...

The 3 Kai could be a drivers car with:
- power from a 2.5T (sport mode being insane mode)
- great suspension kit and brakes from the factory
- GT luxury package

akin to the Toyobaru BRZ/86...
10-25-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 868
Posted By wannawankel

I see a small amount of the SuperDeluxe in that...

I see a small amount of the SuperDeluxe in that awesome back end. I like it - I hope it's a rotary.
10-23-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 136,785
Posted By wannawankel

Mazda page update on the 2017 TMS: MAZDA:...

Mazda page update on the 2017 TMS:

MAZDA: 45th Tokyo motor show 2017 (http://www2.mazda.co.jp/motorshow/2017/en/?_ga=2.98900446.197088646.1508805222-333896433.1508805222)
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-15-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,053
Posted By wannawankel

Nice video

Nice video
10-11-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 136,785
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
10-10-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 136,785
Posted By wannawankel

http://www2.mazda.co.jp/motorshow/2017/en/

http://www2.mazda.co.jp/motorshow/2017/en/
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-09-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,053
Posted By wannawankel

Congrats

Congrats
08-29-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By wannawankel

that door shape reminds me of the FD3S! ...

that door shape reminds me of the FD3S! Exciting. (I'm saving for the RX-9)
08-20-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By wannawankel

No: ITEM Unit (US qt) Manual transmission...

No:

ITEM Unit (US qt)
Manual transmission oil 2.05 qt (1.95 L)
Rear differential oil GL-5 75W90 1.3 qt


from the manual.
08-10-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By wannawankel

I'd offer 9-10 for it if they had records on...

I'd offer 9-10 for it if they had records on maintenance of the trans/diff and other services. If not $8-9 to pay for new ignition and cat updates.
08-10-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7,032
Views: 382,966
Posted By wannawankel

I run 0.25 oz. per gallon for normal daily...

I run 0.25 oz. per gallon for normal daily driving as insurance on my 2010 GT. I run 0.5 oz/US gallon on spirited driving days. Use only JASO rated 2-stroke (JASO FC or FD). Lucas 2-stroke...
07-20-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,450
Posted By wannawankel

Seal failures lead to lower coolant pressures and...

Seal failures lead to lower coolant pressures and that leads to lower boiling points (and lower temp failure). Ensure your pressure is at target by getting the seal fixed properly. just posted this...
07-20-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By wannawankel

yes the are so long as your coolant system is...

yes the are so long as your coolant system is sealed and at factory pressure...
07-19-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By wannawankel

Looks good - mine are close to yours and my 2010...

Looks good - mine are close to yours and my 2010 GT starts up fine (rats now I jinxed meself).
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-17-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,659
Posted By wannawankel

Any good JASO FC or FD rated 2-cycle oil is fine....

Any good JASO FC or FD rated 2-cycle oil is fine. Lucas SemiSyn 2-Stroke (FC matches but not officially rated; Amazon has best price of $30/gallon) or Mystic JT4 (FD rated).
07-17-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7,032
Views: 382,966
Posted By wannawankel

Now higher pressure in of itself is not the way...

Now higher pressure in of itself is not the way to make your system more coolant temperature resistant. The system has a maximum pressure for safe operation of the seals, pump, and hoses. Here's...
07-17-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7,032
Views: 382,966
Posted By wannawankel

110 C is the upper for normal range - however...

110 C is the upper for normal range - however that only applied if your coolant system is pressurized. Water temperature boiling point is a function of liquid temperature and PRESSURE. If your...
06-11-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,905
Posted By wannawankel

TC (TCW-2) isn't low smoke or low ash. It's much...

TC (TCW-2) isn't low smoke or low ash. It's much poorer than buying something like Lucas semi-syn JASO FC/FD or even Echo or Husqvarna 2-stroke at Home Deport which is rated JASO FD.
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