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Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-03-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,749
Posted By Brettus

Unless you have somehow seriously messed up your...

Unless you have somehow seriously messed up your setup ...you wont have air anywhere.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-01-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By NotAPreppie

They do NOT handle high temps well. Bioenno...

They do NOT handle high temps well.

Bioenno Power spec the max operating temperature as 60C (140F). This is definitely not for under-hood use.
09-28-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By ruskivovka91

Unfortunately, I have a rear s2 in red haha.

Unfortunately, I have a rear s2 in red haha.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-28-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By NotAPreppie

Actually, I have the 480 CCA unit. It works well...

Actually, I have the 480 CCA unit. It works well enough above 50F but I'd recommend the 625 CCA unit as a minimum.

I suspect they have CA and CCA mixed up.

For anybody not in the know, there...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-18-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,749
Posted By Steve Dallas

I had data at one time that showed, on my car, in...

I had data at one time that showed, on my car, in my application, in my climate at least, that leaving the hot side partially open had little to no effect on coolant temps, but did help hold engine...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-16-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,749
Posted By 04sunlight

So I had to run access tuner in a windows 7 vm...

So I had to run access tuner in a windows 7 vm with a USB 2.0 hub. It has to be a 2.0 the RX-8 Cobb DOES NOT support going into .3.0 port. I have also not been able to get it to talk to windows 10....
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-30-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,749
Posted By Steve Dallas

^ I have just re-read all of your posts. ...

^ I have just re-read all of your posts. According to what you have done, you should be running cool as a cucumber! I have 2 thoughts and am otherwise stumped:

1. Are you absolutely sure you...
08-25-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By Steve Dallas

I have no idea, but the photos are stunning.

I have no idea, but the photos are stunning.
08-20-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By RX-Tuner

The studs are threaded into the front side...

The studs are threaded into the front side housing and run through the front cover. They are not actually attached to the front cover and are about 4" long.

Hope this helps, Scott
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-05-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By Tamra

We also ran an FD torsen and loved it. However,...

We also ran an FD torsen and loved it. However, it will spin up the inside rear if it lifts (like over bumps, such as curbs at a track). It does shock load when it hits the ground again, and it does...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-27-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By trackjunkie

i have a OSG diff and 5.1 FD waiting to go in the...

i have a OSG diff and 5.1 FD waiting to go in the car. unfortunately my next event is not till end of september, so no feedback till then. if you're interested in an OSG diff, let me know i can get...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-26-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By gigglehurtz

I didn't need anything else for the FD Torsen to...

I didn't need anything else for the FD Torsen to fit in the RX-8 diff. Side flanges sounds like stub shafts, which FD diffs don't have either.

You just put the ring onto the FD Torsen, lash...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-23-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 967
Posted By John V

The 1/1.5/2 "way" differential discussion always...

The 1/1.5/2 "way" differential discussion always confuses things. It makes a lot more sense to talk about how strongly a differential locks (or doesn't) when it's forward-driven versus reverse...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-11-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By roflcopter

If they had the same splines as the old ones then...

If they had the same splines as the old ones then the press fit wouldn't be very tight because the hole is already expanded a bit to fit the previous ones. I wouldn't worry about the splines being...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-09-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By GeicoGecko

I have the utmost respect for the GL NASA HPDE...

I have the utmost respect for the GL NASA HPDE program. I look forward to the event at Gateway with you guys each year. This year it was a little chilly though!

Keep it up :)
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-07-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
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...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
04-27-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By hufflepuff

racechrono android app can log obd2 signals in...

racechrono android app can log obd2 signals in addition to external 10Hz Bluetooth GPS.
04-10-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By 9krpmrx8

TX There is an uninstall feature on the Cobb, it's...

There is an uninstall feature on the Cobb, it's something you have to do to revert the car back to stock and something you would have to do if you ever decided to sell the Cobb because if it is not...
04-09-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By Brettus

I saw something very similar on a race car last...

I saw something very similar on a race car last week . It wouldn't rev past 7500 in 4th gear but was fine everywhere else . I logged it and found the throttle was opening and closing by itself ! The...
04-09-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By skc

Could be a air solenoid issue. If the solenoid...

Could be a air solenoid issue. If the solenoid has failed then the actuators for the SSV and VDI will not function
04-09-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By 9krpmrx8

Have you tried just uninstalling the Cobb to put...

Have you tried just uninstalling the Cobb to put it on the stock tune? I doubt it is that but some data logs would help as well and definitely check the fuel pressure.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
04-04-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,791
Posted By Adax

If you are a Mazda Motorsports member, and you...

If you are a Mazda Motorsports member, and you should be, you can get the ARP studs from them at the racer's discount price.

AC
Replies: 47
Views: 5,213
Posted By TeamRX8

Smile TeamRX8s 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. ...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-16-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,439
Posted By hufflepuff

Definitely hear what you're saying, although it's...

Definitely hear what you're saying, although it's much easier to duct the outlet of a purpose built racecar than a street car. Regardless, i've been doing exactly what you recommended: thinking...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-15-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,439
Posted By lOOkatme

I wouldn't modify anything on the bumper, where...

I wouldn't modify anything on the bumper, where you need to modify is how to get the air out?


The easy part is getting the air in through the holes of the stock bumper, duct it all up, but to...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-23-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By TeamRX8

Somebody mentioned this the other day in the DSP...

Somebody mentioned this the other day in the DSP thread, several different cost options depending on what you may specifically desire. I have no experience at all with it though
...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-21-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By Adax

That wire should be switched with the main kill...

That wire should be switched with the main kill switch. Use a 4-pole switch and connect it to the smaller poles. This ensures that when the kill switch is turned off, the car will not keep running on...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-21-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By TeamRX8

The RX8 alternator is controlled by the pcm and...

The RX8 alternator is controlled by the pcm and those two wires are for pcm control

Do yourself a favor and buy an RX8 electrical manual. The online version was an early copy and has a lot of...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-01-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,984
Posted By R(ace)X-8

Wow, talk about being out of the loop on your own...

Wow, talk about being out of the loop on your own thread. :o:

Well, let's see. Couple updates, couple comments:

RX-8 as a Track Car

I haven't had a reliable car. I'm on engine #3 w/in a...
09-01-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,558
Posted By NotAPreppie

Yah, fortunately you don't need a sense of humor...

Yah, fortunately you don't need a sense of humor to be an asset to the forum. I'm sure Mark's wealth of knowledge and willingness to help others with extreme prejudice more than make up for this.
08-31-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,558
Posted By Mazmart

My issue is, I wish it was coolant. Seems to be...

My issue is, I wish it was coolant. Seems to be straight water.

Paul.
08-31-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,558
Posted By NotAPreppie

We're rotary owners. We're all pretty naive.

We're rotary owners. We're all pretty naive.
08-14-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,558
Posted By Mazmart

That policy seems to have changed, maybe about 2...

That policy seems to have changed, maybe about 2 or even more years ago. ALL of their remans have new rotor housings and rotors. Seems to be the case often with flat housings as well.

Paul.
08-05-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,558
Posted By Mazmart

Taking apart fresh Mazda REMAN at Mazmart

For your viewing pleasure I am providing images of a tear down of a Mazda manufactured RX-8 6 port engine.

Paul.
07-24-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By TeamRX8

I'm no expert, but it sounds like the clock spring

I'm no expert, but it sounds like the clock spring
07-14-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By jimmystratos

Series 1 192 engine loom diagram

I've searched and searched and can't find one online - any clues please?

ETA - found them here http://www.rotaryheads.com/PDF/RX8/
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-11-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,984
Posted By cwatson

Just poking around....great craftsmanship on the...

Just poking around....great craftsmanship on the car! It's a shame so much was wrong with the car to start. With your skills, I wonder if you could have built it from scratch instead of having to...
06-20-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By TeamRX8

The knuckle is part of the forged aluminum...

The knuckle is part of the forged aluminum upright. Heating it is going to anneal and weaken it . This should only be the absolute last recourse. I would pull the upright off with toe link...
06-17-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 44,537
Posted By 09Factor

I have tested both the Magnacore wires and the...

I have tested both the Magnacore wires and the MSD wires.

The Magnacore's emit more EMI noise than the MSD's. More EMI noise will induce cross talk which will cause more misfires.
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