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Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-20-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By TeamRX8

Mazda Motorsports: JDM AND MAZDASPEED JAPAN PARTS ACCESS

Havenít been around in a while. Hope everybody is doing ok. My health situation is pretty much back to normal now, but Iím in sort of a rut trying to get motivated and finish building out the RX8. ...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-07-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,893
Posted By TeamRX8

Well just to summarize, the braking system from...

Well just to summarize, the braking system from the factory has no mechanical brake bias other than the master cylinder and caliper piston sizing with the ABS system electronically providing the rear...
04-17-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By TeamRX8

Latest update ...

Latest update

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1skrs25lifo
03-21-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,188
Posted By TeamRX8

Smile NIB Panspeed Rear Fender Flares

As stated in the title, new & unused pair of Panspeed rear fender flares. Bought these for my competition RX8, but currently the rules board is discussing disallowing cut fender mods so I decided...
02-14-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
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
...
02-03-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11,077
Views: 664,648
Posted By TeamRX8

Sometimes just gotta do whacha gotta do :dunno:

Sometimes just gotta do whacha gotta do :dunno:
02-01-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By TeamRX8

you don't have any business tuning your own car

you don't have any business tuning your own car
01-31-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By TeamRX8

Yep, I sent him that link and it's exactly what...

Yep, I sent him that link and it's exactly what it was

...
01-30-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,815
Posted By TeamRX8

Well you did have to rebuild after only a short...

Well you did have to rebuild after only a short run time and you also don’t have a Renesis engine

My issue with water/meth injection is if there’s ever a problem in the delivery system you can go...
01-25-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,948
Posted By TeamRX8

Yeah, but I haven't finalized what I'm going to...

Yeah, but I haven't finalized what I'm going to do there yet yet. The compressor housing is a larger diameter than the turbine, so there be some clearance. I had Turblown quote an Inconel shield...
01-24-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By TeamRX8

you can add limiters to the steering rack inside...

you can add limiters to the steering rack inside the tie-rod boot at the steering rack

same thing works on our rack, you will lose a little max steering radius turning, but you shouldn't need much...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-23-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By TeamRX8

Ok, well my memory was not so good. I forgot...

Ok, well my memory was not so good. I forgot that I bought a complete OE oil cooler hose and line set from another member, which made it easy because I have the two coolers in a box still from...
01-22-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,201
Posted By TeamRX8

me, thatís who ... :sadwavey:

me, thatís who ... :sadwavey:
01-18-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,948
Posted By TeamRX8

Best part is a friend with an 11,000 Sq Ft...

Best part is a friend with an 11,000 Sq Ft building and fabrication equipment is going to let me keep and build the car there. It’s about a 60 min drive to get out there, but he said if it wasn’t...
01-18-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,948
Posted By TeamRX8

I authorized the builder to do the engine. I...

I authorized the builder to do the engine. I have to get the rear manual trans iron imported/drop-shipped to him and fabricate the intake plenum in time for when it’s completed so that he can test...
01-18-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,636
Posted By TeamRX8

Might have to undo/move the steering shaft out of...

Might have to undo/move the steering shaft out of the way, but that’s just a guess because I only have experience with LHD RX8s. A RHD RX8 service manual should provide those details if you either...
01-17-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,636
Posted By TeamRX8

Man, what a bummer. I feel for you bro. At...

Man, what a bummer. I feel for you bro. At least it is a 4-port though. So not having those APV barrels to deal with should make getting the intake on/off a much easier job. On a 6-port it's a...
Replies: 28
Views: 2,880
Posted By TeamRX8

oh, you want to street port your Renesis and have...

oh, you want to street port your Renesis and have even less engine life with the same performance?

be my guest ...
Replies: 28
Views: 2,880
Posted By TeamRX8

maybe this will help, but I doubt it ...

maybe this will help, but I doubt it ...
01-14-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By TeamRX8

longer than you realize ...

longer than you realize ...
Replies: 28
Views: 2,880
Posted By TeamRX8

It'll be ok, but larger primary pipes are better ...

It'll be ok, but larger primary pipes are better

Again, the RB header with 1.75" 14 Ga tubes is only a 1.584" ID, that's less than the flow area of the smaller siamese port, let alone the larger...
01-13-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,303
Posted By TeamRX8

I’m just going to say that for sure Turblown dug...

I’m just going to say that for sure Turblown dug a hole here for themselves many years back, but then I’ve also seen a number real home run jobs come out of their shop over the last few years and...
01-12-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,303
Posted By TeamRX8

The car was built and dyno’d by Lucky7 Racing,...

The car was built and dyno’d by Lucky7 Racing, 9k. Turblown supplied the turbo system and some support stuff, but only did a rough base tune on the car remotely by internet while it was on the dyno....
Replies: 100
Views: 50,714
Posted By TeamRX8

Well it is vacuum dependent to some degree, so as...

Well it is vacuum dependent to some degree, so as an engine has issues in one rotor or the other and vacuum drops as a result it also compounds the situation with getting less injection oil as a...
01-06-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 159,424
Posted By TeamRX8

:lol:

:lol:
Replies: 28
Views: 2,880
Posted By TeamRX8

yep, the best one is already on there from the...

yep, the best one is already on there from the factory. You can believe anything else you want. Just cut the rear off and make everything 3" to the rear with a full flow muffler system, resonator,...
01-05-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 159,424
Posted By TeamRX8

Edit: got to be factual and it was me who...

Edit:

got to be factual and it was me who was fubar, not BW. I only saw the EWG version along with the other two variations listed on the 7163(F) tech sheet, but if the person reading the tech...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
01-05-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 38,534
Posted By TeamRX8

235 looks mean? :lol:

235 looks mean? :lol:
Replies: 47
Views: 5,785
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.
Replies: 47
Views: 5,785
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 ...

...
Replies: 47
Views: 5,785
Posted By TeamRX8

Smile TeamRX8ís Renesis Header Theory Thread

Just laid this out for someone else and figured I’d finally make my own peace on this subject. Anyone that wants to argue against it otherwise then go for it, but without my participation. ...
12-29-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,694
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,...
12-29-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 92,472
Posted By TeamRX8

Was wondering about where you’ve been hiding...

Was wondering about where you’ve been hiding lately ...


and thanks SN for sharing the other info above, glad to see people figuring this stuff out.
12-23-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By TeamRX8

You should not under any circumstances use the...

You should not under any circumstances use the scissors jack for maintenance or regular useage. It’s only intended to get the tire off the ground to replace a flat tire. Anything else a a...
12-23-2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 937
Posted By TeamRX8

A floor jack and 4 jackstands, K.I.S.S.

A floor jack and 4 jackstands, K.I.S.S.
Replies: 100
Views: 50,714
Posted By TeamRX8

You’re fixated over something never proven to...

You’re fixated over something never proven to matter one way or the other; it’s just “feelz”
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-21-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By TeamRX8

I did mention more here in response to another...

I did mention more here in response to another thread, pretty much sums up what I learned back in early 2006 and have put into practice ever since:
...
12-20-2017, 03:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By TeamRX8

I just made a post in the DSP race thread about...

I just made a post in the DSP race thread about trans/rear gear combos. That gear with the Series 2 trans makes a nice combo on the track for a 70 - 130 mph range in 3rd - 5th gear
12-19-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,281
Posted By TeamRX8

They always were, just less of them now ...

They always were, just less of them now ...
12-18-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 288,221
Posted By TeamRX8

Seems surprising for an S2 pump. If it were an...

Seems surprising for an S2 pump. If it were an S1 I recommend replacing it now. For an S2 I’d recommend replacing the internal filter assembly which includes the main body & siphon. Someone else...
12-17-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By TeamRX8

Maybe the electrical pump connection isn’t fully...

Maybe the electrical pump connection isn’t fully seated or making contact inside the tank is another possibility. You might check the connector on outer top of the pump just to be sure it’s fully...
12-16-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11,077
Views: 664,648
Posted By TeamRX8

Glad you made it home safe and sound!

Glad you made it home safe and sound!
12-16-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By TeamRX8

Sorry, it’s actually a hinged arm attached to the...

Sorry, it’s actually a hinged arm attached to the sleeve, which bolts to the arm. The tab where the hinges attach to the sleeve are known to be fragile. Seems like maybe you didn’t disassemble it...
12-14-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,487
Posted By TeamRX8

I suggested it could throw the reading off some. ...

I suggested it could throw the reading off some. I’ve been running numerous custom CAIs for many, many years that didn’t read exactly 5 g/s at idle, but ran within 1% STFT. That’s not going to be...
12-14-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,487
Posted By TeamRX8

I missed that due to not doing the unit...

I missed that due to not doing the unit conversion, but he claims it was smoke tested and an open nipple would seem obvious. I always prefer the carb spray method myself. Custom CAI can throw that...
12-13-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,487
Posted By TeamRX8

Primary injectors or possibly the internal TPS on...

Primary injectors or possibly the internal TPS on the Throttle Body going bad in the idle range

Betting those P1s are old though
12-13-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 59,006
Posted By TeamRX8

Yeah I didn’t check all the links Here’s an...

Yeah I didn’t check all the links

Here’s an idea; 2.5” flanged Y-pipe with dual slip-fit extended elbows for the tips and then insert a pair of 2.5” spiral baffles ($235/pair 16 Ga. T304...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-12-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By TeamRX8

Take it off and you’ll find out. It may depend...

Take it off and you’ll find out. It may depend on your angle and spring rates to get the most out of it; planted high speed, rotates easily low speed. They have some good data posted (or used to)...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-08-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,589
Posted By TeamRX8

Itís heavier that I remembered; approx. 15 lbs....

Itís heavier that I remembered; approx. 15 lbs. total

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-tech-garage-22/weight-stock-rx8-parts-81791/page8/#post4067144

Whacking or torching the front center bar...
12-06-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,694
Posted By TeamRX8

First shipment of the new modular ecus arrived at...

First shipment of the new modular ecus arrived at Turblown today

...
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