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Forum: New Member Forum 06-11-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By dannobre
More than likely it is a MOP limp mode issue ...

More than likely it is a MOP limp mode issue

You can try and move the position switch a bit on the pump to see if it works...

Or buy a used functioning MOP
Forum: New Member Forum 06-05-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By dannobre
Tubing diameter and MAF location are very...

Tubing diameter and MAF location are very important to allow the proper measurement of airflow. A poorly designed intake will cause a ton of issues.

A lot of aftermarket cold air intakes have...
Forum: Series I Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension 05-22-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11,260
Views: 828,700
Posted By dannobre
They will be fine.... no issues.

They will be fine.... no issues.
Forum: Series I Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension 05-22-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11,260
Views: 828,700
Posted By dannobre
Tires are basically the same as stock only...

Tires are basically the same as stock only wider....so good choice. They will fit well on stock offset wheels. You could likely run small spacers if you want to push them out a bit more and still be...
Forum: New Member Forum 05-21-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By dannobre
Battery? After that corrosion, fuse,...

Battery?

After that corrosion, fuse, charging system
Forum: New Member Forum 04-28-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By dannobre
Hell... I would give it to you if you were...

Hell... I would give it to you if you were local.... or even in Canada. Shipping it elsewhere is PIA
Forum: New Member Forum 04-27-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By dannobre
Plug goes in the positive battery cable right at...

Plug goes in the positive battery cable right at the battery connection. Basically on the left of your hand

The evap line you should be able to find on a wreck. Depending on where you live...
Forum: West For Sale/Wanted 04-24-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By dannobre
That looks like fiberglass?? If it is it...

That looks like fiberglass??

If it is it isn't an authentic Mazdaspeed bumper.... just a copy
Forum: RX-8 Parts For Sale/Wanted 04-22-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 106,396
Posted By dannobre
There are not any bolt on horsepower boosters for...

There are not any bolt on horsepower boosters for this platform that really give you much bang for the buck. You can get a few horses.....operative word is a few... from exhaust and intake and...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 04-11-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 150,249
Posted By dannobre
Please don't hook up the E-manage. It doesn't...

Please don't hook up the E-manage. It doesn't work...and not worth the potential damage.
Forum: Canada For Sale/Wanted 04-05-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By dannobre
You need prices for items for sale.......I will...

You need prices for items for sale.......I will leave this open for today but if prices aren't posted it will be removed
Forum: New Member Forum 03-14-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By dannobre
Most likely is an issue with the oil level sensor...

Most likely is an issue with the oil level sensor unit. Check the plug on the side of the oil pan. You might have knocked it off.
Forum: New Member Forum 03-10-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By dannobre
pull the green tape off and separate the wires. ...

pull the green tape off and separate the wires. See if any are broken. If they are melted together separate them and see if you can isolate them Nd then find the blown fuse to see if the lights...
Forum: New Member Forum 02-24-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By dannobre
Assume it needs a reman...and pay for it...

Assume it needs a reman...and pay for it accordingly.

$3k for parts if you can put it in yourself basically.

So that doesn't leave much for the shell if the motor is bad
Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 02-21-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By dannobre
F**CKING LOL Kane you are the man :worship:

F**CKING LOL

Kane you are the man :worship:
Forum: New Member Forum 02-14-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By dannobre
You are more likely to break the position switch...

You are more likely to break the position switch taking the motor out...than you are to break anything taking the pump out before. If you don't change the position of the switch you shouldn't have...
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 12-31-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 81,651
Posted By dannobre
Added an Edit to the original post...hope this...

Added an Edit to the original post...hope this helps 😉
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 12-31-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6,869
Views: 368,010
Posted By dannobre
Tranny fluid is dirty and low.... Not sure...

Tranny fluid is dirty and low....

Not sure what that is....isn't anything there that would look like that. see if it is loose....try and pull it out. You might have picked up something on the...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-27-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6,869
Views: 368,010
Posted By dannobre
The LSD is easy enough. Just swap the diff. ...

The LSD is easy enough. Just swap the diff.

The DSC is almost impossible. You will need a different ECU. ABS unit. A lot of wiring and modules like the Yaw sensors etc.
Forum: New Member Forum 11-12-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By dannobre
The funny idle could easily be the clutch...

The funny idle could easily be the clutch switch.....if it isn't set properly it can cause strange idle issues. Often they get fubarred when people do clutches
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 11-04-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 576
Posted By dannobre
Sounded like this started after a period of time...

Sounded like this started after a period of time that it ran normally?

It would b worth it to get a compression test about a month before the warranty runs out just to be sure. Sooner if it still...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-21-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 138,090
Posted By dannobre
LOL...you have 2 options...the motor moved or the...

LOL...you have 2 options...the motor moved or the PPF and diff moved. Take your pick...those are your options. When the tram my rotates up and the diff rotates...the length changes ...so pull down...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-21-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 138,090
Posted By dannobre
Much more likely that the powerplant frame moved...

Much more likely that the powerplant frame moved backwards.

Check the motor mounts....but more likely the diff has shifted down and rearward.

Are you having trouble getting the nuts back...
Forum: New Member Forum 10-21-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By dannobre
The injector wiring is really easy to wire...

The injector wiring is really easy to wire wrong...check it with the wire colors to be super sure.
Forum: New Member Forum 10-08-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By dannobre
Look in the truck to see if they had an amp...

Look in the truck to see if they had an amp mounted back there. Will likely be holes in the sheet metal or the plastic on the back of the rear seat panel in the trunk.

Basically.you.might as well...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-06-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By dannobre
erratic ender on the Guage is the most likely....

erratic ender on the Guage is the most likely....
Forum: New Member Forum 09-23-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 144,413
Posted By dannobre
Higher Coolant temps are more thermally...

Higher Coolant temps are more thermally efficient....but there is fine line. Mazda likely was trying to get every inch of mileage out of the engine
Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 09-18-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,549
Posted By dannobre
Usually it is very short lived right after the...

Usually it is very short lived right after the engine starts. If the solenoid didn't disengage the drive it would scream bloody hell very shortly because of how fast it would be going.

You...
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 09-13-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,551
Posted By dannobre
In order to improve a product that is copied you...

In order to improve a product that is copied you need to have the knowledge to see the shortcomings of the product you are copying...and have the ability to make an improvement that results in a...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-11-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,457
Posted By dannobre
LOL.....you can call it what you want.....the...

LOL.....you can call it what you want.....the neutral safety switch issue will make the RPM fluctuate rhythmically up and down around 800RPM..
Forum: New Member Forum 09-11-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By dannobre
They aren't known to have quality damping...

They aren't known to have quality damping characteristics...and they tend to fail more often that better coilovers.

You get what you pay for....a set of Ohlins are about 2K$
Forum: New Member Forum 09-09-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 144,413
Posted By dannobre
I'm going to answer this as a serious...

I'm going to answer this as a serious question...even though I have a difficult time believing it is 😐
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The thermostat allows the coolant to flow into the radiator when it is open. After the...
Forum: New Member Forum 09-08-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 144,413
Posted By dannobre
The fan on temp is above where the thermostat...

The fan on temp is above where the thermostat opens...so basically turning the fan on earlier cools the air going through the radiator sooner. Especially at low speeds where the amount of air moving...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 09-06-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,614
Posted By dannobre
Which us why they make great "cores" to build a...

Which us why they make great "cores" to build a really great engine 😎

I used a Mazda reman when I built a N/A motor. The side seal clearances sucked...but I was able to re-use all but 3 of the...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 09-02-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By dannobre
You should be fine...clean up the mess and drive...

You should be fine...clean up the mess and drive it far enough to get the fuel level down into the tank a bit. if it's loaded up the charcoal canister it might run a little funny if it is purging...
Forum: New Member Forum 08-12-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By dannobre
Often when you go to start a rebuild the plugs...

Often when you go to start a rebuild the plugs get fouled with the assembly lube (often Vaseline)
If you flooded it it can be difficult to start. Before the seals are bedded in a bit the...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 08-09-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,705
Posted By dannobre
I have the full set...and like I said the camber...

I have the full set...and like I said the camber arms gave me troubles with bending until I remade them with crome moly steel...all good now. The other arms have been OK. They are not as long so the...
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 08-08-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 37,596
Posted By dannobre
That's enough...thread closed FWIW....the...

That's enough...thread closed

FWIW....the anti-fouler type O2 foolers will not work on this car or any newer OBD compliant vehicle

Sometimes they work for a while...just like nothing seems to...
Forum: New Member Forum 07-21-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,400
Posted By dannobre
The biggest problem with the fuel pump sock...

The biggest problem with the fuel pump sock clogging is with dirty fuel

A of stations in areas with high dust or water or just plain crappy delivery for the fuel will have more crap in the fuel. ...
Forum: New Member Forum 07-02-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By dannobre
Did you make sure the front stack was in the...

Did you make sure the front stack was in the correct position before you torqued down the front bolt?

If the thrust bearings and bits shift it is really easy to fubar things up.

Check that you...
Forum: New Member Forum 07-01-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,176
Posted By dannobre
Drive it for 300-400 miles and give the seals a...

Drive it for 300-400 miles and give the seals a chance to bed in

OEM Mazda seals can take a bit longer to seal in.

Hopefully you didn't heat it up so bad it warped the housings...but from the...
Forum: New Member Forum 06-26-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By dannobre
You can...but there will be issues with the...

You can...but there will be issues with the radiator not working as efficiently and the potential to get rocks making holes in your A/C condenser.

You would be better to try and zip tie it all...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 06-26-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6,869
Views: 368,010
Posted By dannobre
Take off the strut brackets and install them...

Take off the strut brackets and install them first. Then try and fit the bar. The angle the towers sit will make it look a lot worse than it is when the brackets are attached.

Is the bar length...
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 01-15-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,780
Posted By dannobre
​​​​​I think what he said was there is no benefit...

​​​​​I think what he said was there is no benefit to a full standalone over a flash tuned stock ECU

The A/F can be well optimized with the flash tune...and it will correctly run all the intake...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 01-15-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,880
Posted By dannobre
LOL...you been asleep.... 😎 We were done...

LOL...you been asleep.... 😎 We were done bashing him
Forum: Series I Do It Yourself Forum 11-13-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 97,609
Posted By dannobre
Strange...mine has been working well with 4Ga...

Strange...mine has been working well with 4Ga wire...it is high quality tinned multistrand wire though....

Did you run a ground wire as well?..often when you use the body as a ground you loose a...
Forum: RX-8 Racing 11-24-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 133,142
Posted By dannobre
There are so many variables that you haven't...

There are so many variables that you haven't talked about here...

Front Camber without caster and toe measurements means squat really.

You will get more bad tire wear from incorrect toe than...
Forum: Series I Do It Yourself Forum 08-14-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 97,609
Posted By dannobre
Up to a 2X 2Ga fits in the door sill area...why...

Up to a 2X 2Ga fits in the door sill area...why run it under the car ??

FWIW..I ran high quality 4GA coated wire...and have had zero problems...even with a smallish AGM battery
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