RX8Club.com - Search Results



Showing results 1 to 50 of 50
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: UnknownJinX
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 07-31-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,089
Posted By ASH8
Not the same, the Japan masking tape is slightly...

Not the same, the Japan masking tape is slightly lighter and almost see through and Japan does not use Plastic Plugs (Red) in any rebuilds/remans as Japan (Mazda) does not do reman anything,..see S1...
Forum: General Automotive 07-23-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,172
Posted By ASH8
In USA initial sales of the 6 Turbo Sedan in...

In USA initial sales of the 6 Turbo Sedan in first month was over 4000 units.

Mazda ditch the 3.7l V6 as it was a Ford engine license and a gas guzzler and now with no association with Ford (apart...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-14-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 89,553
Posted By scottish
Hmm three years since you replaced them. whats...

Hmm three years since you replaced them. whats the mileage on these coils?

Is It Hard to turn over after it stalls out?

Hot and cold Start issues?

Get a rotary specific compression test...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 07-10-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Leo13
I have worked with NGK on projects in the past. ...

I have worked with NGK on projects in the past. I believe what your seeing is caused from this being a limited run. NGK's usual run for their standard PN#'s could be in the 100K+ size where with...
Forum: New Member Forum 07-04-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,175
Posted By Loki
That's not the point. Would you have known to...

That's not the point. Would you have known to even try these particular Chevy coils if someone hadn't done the research before? Nobody says you have to buy BHR, but it happens that Charles has done...
Forum: New Member Forum 07-03-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,175
Posted By Steve Dallas
The company that pioneered the D585 coils setup...

The company that pioneered the D585 coils setup and invested in all the R&D and testing is a rip-off company? It would be more accurate to say all the other companies that have copied BHR are the...
Forum: New Member Forum 06-20-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 783
Posted By Steve Dallas
See this page: ...

See this page:


https://www.rx8club.com/series-ii-diy-161/diy-series-ii-2009-rx-8-oil-change-184207/page7/
Forum: Drifting 06-19-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 35,360
Posted By Loki
Your forgot the RX8s actual competition: m3, 350z...

Your forgot the RX8s actual competition: m3, 350z and s2000.

You can have plenty of fun with an 8 in any weather, by going out and driving it, and getting involved in motor sport. From Ottawa...
Forum: Drifting 06-19-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 35,360
Posted By 200.mph
17yo+tight budget+rotary+hoonin=your username....

17yo+tight budget+rotary+hoonin=your username. just giving ya the facts man. by all means you could find a decent 8 with good compression if ya look around but seriously read the new owners sections...
Forum: New Member Forum 05-29-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 537
Posted By NotAPreppie
Maybe we should make up a set of stage tiers... ...

Maybe we should make up a set of stage tiers...

Stage -1:
Low compression engine but having trouble diagnosing because you won't get a compression test (You're just assuming it's fine because you...
Forum: New Member Forum 05-24-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By New Yorker
It's interesting, but if I were interested in...

It's interesting, but if I were interested in getting an RX-8, I might look for a mint condition "roller" needing a new engine. My thinking? I get to control the entire "getting a new engine"...
Forum: General Automotive 05-13-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By hornbm
Since its kinda relevant, here's some pictures of...

Since its kinda relevant, here's some pictures of the motor I snapped when I visited the Mazda Factory in Hiroshima a couple of years ago.



https://i.imgur.com/02sFH9K.jpg
...
Forum: Series II Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension 05-01-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,578
Posted By IamFodi
Hah, true. Is the RE-71R really a track...

Hah, true.

Is the RE-71R really a track tire? I always thought it was in that weird gray area between high-performance street tires and R comps.

Also, isn't the RE-11 roughly in that same...
Forum: General Automotive 05-01-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Steve Dallas
I like my the CD changer in my RX-8 and use it...

I like my the CD changer in my RX-8 and use it all the time. I burn mp3 playlists onto 6 CDs and put them in the changer. Each CD holds roughly 100 medium quality songs. The changer just plays them...
Forum: General Automotive 04-05-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 8,406
Posted By ASH8
Clearly a difference between what the industry...

Clearly a difference between what the industry does in US to Mazda dealers down under, the Brand here "Builds Loyalty" both ways by backing product for the customer/owner.

Only reason why a Mazda...
Forum: General Automotive 04-03-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,596
Posted By ASH8
As usual goes straight over your head..:) ...

As usual goes straight over your head..:)

What you don't think Australia has the same population as you?...you guys really need to get out more mate, and see the world maybe. ;)
What I mentioned...
Forum: General Automotive 04-02-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Loki
Service isn't a money-making operation for the...

Service isn't a money-making operation for the manufacturer, it's a money-making operation for the dealers. It can end up being a net loss for the manufacturer (cough Mazda, cough rotaries), since...
Forum: General Automotive 03-28-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 134,199
Posted By ASH8
My neighbour (across the road) bought a new CX-3...

My neighbour (across the road) bought a new CX-3 after asking me and seeing my two Mazda's, he had a Suzuki SUV and before that Toyota Camry.

He loves the Mazda (made in Thailand), I took for...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 03-27-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,026
Posted By Brettus
couldn't tell you that ...I just know from...

couldn't tell you that ...I just know from injector pulse width logs that some fuel is still injected when engine braking for the Renesis....

See this log showing a full throttle power run follow...
Forum: General Automotive 03-17-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,020
Posted By NotAPreppie
Which means your words are meaningless. It...

Which means your words are meaningless.

It doesn't matter why you can't share pertinent information. If you can't back up your claims then they are meaningless.
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 03-14-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Loki
See-through rotary in operation

Interesting vid (ignore the first minute or two of blah blah)

https://youtu.be/pCteBhr4dGY?t=5m5s

He's running nitro which you usually run rich anyway. Hence the splish splash at the rear of...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 02-14-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,169
Posted By Loki
Oh I know, I fly. But the rotary concept is not...

Oh I know, I fly. But the rotary concept is not inherently unreliable, especially in a constant load application and with aviation spec service intervals. The implementations specific to...
Forum: General Automotive 02-14-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By TeamRX8
SPIRIT OF MAZDA: Daryl Drummond

GOING FOR GLORY ONE HOUR AT A TIME

Longtime rotary engine builder has continued to push the envelope while helping Mazda racers
...
Forum: General Automotive 01-21-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By Loki
... if you get the ethanol from corn, which...

... if you get the ethanol from corn, which apparently only the US thinks is a good idea (probably due to said farts). Brazil has been doing this since the 70s with sugar cane with much better yield...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 01-14-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,947
Views: 374,709
Posted By IamFodi
Not trying to make anyone feel bad about BHR...

Not trying to make anyone feel bad about BHR coils. Just want to make sure the record's straight. BHR coils seem like a great product for certain purposes. It's important to be clear about what...
Forum: General Automotive 12-14-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 134,199
Posted By comebackqid
My guess is brake ducting, cools the brakes via...

My guess is brake ducting, cools the brakes via ram air.
Forum: General Automotive 12-14-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 134,199
Posted By reddozen
You can get a spirit R in Japan right now for 11k...

You can get a spirit R in Japan right now for 11k USD. Priced maybe 1-2k more than a non Spirit R. I wouldn't call that a lot of money...

sonicsdaman,
There's one on the site for 1.2 mil yen....
Forum: New Member Forum 12-12-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By NotAPreppie
Is it just me or are 9k and Team slowly merging?

Is it just me or are 9k and Team slowly merging?
Forum: New Member Forum 11-29-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By NotAPreppie
I'd be surprised if 60k-actual-mile-summer-tires...

I'd be surprised if 60k-actual-mile-summer-tires were anything other than total shit on the road.

90% of the reason why tires last long(er) is that the rubber compound is harder (read: less...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-15-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,439
Posted By New Yorker
IamFodi, just know that, believe it or not,...

IamFodi, just know that, believe it or not, you’re not the only person on this forum who wouldn’t dream of messing with the catalytic converter. As you wisely point out, people do breathe the air...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-14-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,439
Posted By IamFodi
Of course. Meanwhile, anyone unlucky enough...

Of course.

Meanwhile, anyone unlucky enough to drive behind you gets gassed the whole time.

The smell is annoying, but you get used to it. The combustion byproducts are toxic, and there's no...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-06-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 283,112
Posted By Jedi54
Oh you know, just went out for leisurely drive...

Oh you know, just went out for leisurely drive with a few friends...


...
Forum: Series II Exterior Appearance and Body Kits 10-30-2017, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By ASH8
My Australian Spec S2 Luxury (or your GT) has...

My Australian Spec S2 Luxury (or your GT) has factory puddle lights on both sides.

What to do, could buy S2 AU/JDM Spec Door Mirrors which are expensive..
I heard of the US puddle kit for S1...
Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 10-27-2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By ASH8
OP as most have said you are fine, only issue may...

OP as most have said you are fine, only issue may arise "if" after long term use and really dirty oil and S1 Oil Filter past it's life/use-by, then yes it would go into oil by-pass and no longer...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 10-24-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 244,992
Posted By Steve Dallas
Not that is matters, but I consistently measure...

Not that is matters, but I consistently measure average EGTs at the rear O2 sensor around 1750F on the track. Surprisingly, street temps are not that much lower. I have graphs around here...
Forum: New Member Forum 10-05-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,707
Posted By Jastreb
I used a mini flat head screwdriver, going one by...

I used a mini flat head screwdriver, going one by one.. it took a while but my fins were pretty messed up. Now I run the RB screens and I also have an oil temperature gauge. During highway driving,...
Forum: New Member Forum 09-10-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 144,918
Posted By gwilliams6
There are cooling mod threads where folks talked,...

There are cooling mod threads where folks talked, debated and argued about the temp differences with various cooling mods. Everyone drives differently, and there are huge differences in climate...
Forum: New Member Forum 09-08-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 144,918
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: New Member Forum 09-07-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 144,918
Posted By gwilliams6
I have both the Mazmart thermostat and the fan...

I have both the Mazmart thermostat and the fan relay kit. I chose to do these and also added lower temp oil cooler thermostats
,with a new aluminum Koyo V-core radiator and new Racing Beat hoses. ....
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 09-06-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By 9krpmrx8
"Confirmed"

"Confirmed"
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 08-26-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,519
Posted By New Yorker
Yeah, I liked it, too. Colin Chapman's philosophy...

Yeah, I liked it, too. Colin Chapman's philosophy clearly drives Mazda engineering (and obviously Lotus', too). I'll always favor the few automakers who subscribe to it.

Wikipedia:
"Chapman's...
Forum: General Automotive 08-18-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By Brettus
I was like:jump:then I saw it was for a piston...

I was like:jump:then I saw it was for a piston engine and was :sad:
Forum: Series II Aftermarket Performance Modifications 08-13-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,103
Posted By TeamRX8
I was the first person to use an HJS cat here...

I was the first person to use an HJS cat here back in 2006. I bought that one and then a second one in late 2009 both from Germany. A year or two later after that HJS started a USA branch, but...
Forum: New Member Forum 08-12-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 945
Posted By BigCajun
Billyrx8, a little advice: You're new here as...

Billyrx8, a little advice:
You're new here as we all once were.
However, many of us began by respectfully asking questions seeking knowledge.
Your original post was demanding and smacked of...
Forum: Series II Interior, Audio, and Electronics 08-04-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By Jdmx13b
I've been wondering the same. I do believe its...

I've been wondering the same. I do believe its like that for everyone. It has a lot to do with the shape of the ducts themselves. So I believe it would be impossible to adjust with out completely...
Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 07-25-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Loki
This is EXACTLY what I had. It was my dumbass...

This is EXACTLY what I had. It was my dumbass mistake not removing the engine hanger when installing the BHR kit. The #2 coil's wires rub on it. The harness wires, not the one that goes to the...
Forum: New Member Forum 07-20-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
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...
Forum: General Automotive 07-17-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By ASH8
3 Rotor 20B Mazda Series II RX-8 NZ Rally Hill Sprint

https://youtu.be/ApqkW07apno

Note: I can not post in RX-8 media news as it is archived, so...
Forum: Series II Exterior Appearance and Body Kits 07-09-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By NotAPreppie
It's your car so it should represent your sense...

It's your car so it should represent your sense of style. A bunch of jerks on the Internet having opinions shouldn't be your primary concern.

That said, if you do a stripe, make it subtle. The car...
Forum: Good Guy/Bad Guy 06-22-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By Steve Dallas
The part number for my HJS cat is: 9095 0182. I...

The part number for my HJS cat is: 9095 0182. I purchased it from HJS NA, which is no longer in business. It was pretty pricey at $720, but I need something that can stand up to track abuse.

I...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 50

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:14 PM.


© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.