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06-10-2019, 12:50 PM
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Posted By RotaryMachineRx

I just have my hoses looped together (the stock...

I just have my hoses looped together (the stock GReddy turbo is not water cooled) but I will be using them when I upgrade to the BNR turbo (water cooled).

And not a problem man, I get all sorts of...
05-13-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 45,937
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

He is REW swapped.... so not comparing apples to...

He is REW swapped.... so not comparing apples to apples but I believe his point was there is significant cooling improvements with proper airflow. Yours definitely swings alot more than most I've...
05-10-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 45,937
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Oh [email protected] I hear that! This will prob...

Oh [email protected] I hear that!



This will prob help, something I also plan to do one of these weekends. Other than the spiking after a couple boosted pulls I don't see much else wrong with your temps. My...
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Views: 3,041
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

I don't have the newest version...... but 8 years...

I don't have the newest version...... but 8 years of boost on my original set of BHR coils should speak for itself...... also a fellow Canadian ;)



I also have the BHR Midpipe (9 years of...
02-22-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 45,937
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

I also had spark plug issues when I initially...

I also had spark plug issues when I initially upped by boost pressure from 6psi to 9psi after installing my EBC. Felt like the car would stumble/misfire at certain RPMs with a full load on. Went...
02-07-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 45,937
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

You won't have any issues since the turbo itself...

You won't have any issues since the turbo itself is mounted higher than the oil level. I have a similar turbo oil drain set-up.
01-30-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 45,937
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

What about using this instead of fabbing your own...

What about using this instead of fabbing your own flange. I didnt relocate my filter but I'm using this adapter for my turbo feed oil. If I recall correctly (and forgive me if i'm wrong as it's been...
11-06-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 236,741
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

I've been running this setup for 8 years now...

I've been running this setup for 8 years now without issue. Hold your throttle so your boost stays steady at 0psi for a few seconds then let completely off your throttle. Back fire and flames on...
10-22-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11,311
Views: 902,411
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

^ Yes

^ Yes
08-01-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 425,311
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

I can't say with 100% certainty, but since the...

I can't say with 100% certainty, but since the compression test is only measuring at cranking RPM I can't see a clogged cat affecting the results too drastically.
07-17-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 382,297
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Sweet pic man, who took that photo for you?...

Sweet pic man, who took that photo for you? Wouldn't mind getting some of mine done later this summer.
04-05-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,315
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

It was given to me for damn near free in a...

It was given to me for damn near free in a sketchy back alley deal, just want to know if I sell it for $200 or $700 ha
04-04-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 382,297
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Haha, I'm just bugging man, I live in Canada...

Haha, I'm just bugging man, I live in Canada don't try and tell me about snow and potholes! :nopity::lol2:
04-03-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 52,186
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

http://i65.tinypic.com/2rcq51h.jpg ...

http://i65.tinypic.com/2rcq51h.jpg

http://i68.tinypic.com/9iss9w.jpg
03-31-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11,311
Views: 902,411
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

You won't notice.... you're talking a 2-5mm...

You won't notice.... you're talking a 2-5mm difference from stock
03-27-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Yeah those numbers look good now.

Yeah those numbers look good now.
03-15-2018, 07:41 AM
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Views: 200,628
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Looks good Brett, I've got faith!

Looks good Brett, I've got faith!
03-08-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 111,771
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

What you really need to do is get a decent OBDII...

What you really need to do is get a decent OBDII reader and give us information like Mass air flow, fuel trims (LTFT & STFT), AFR, MAF voltage, coolant temps, etc etc all at idle.

Have you cleaned...
02-22-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,481
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

What do you call hefty engine hardening? Rx7...

What do you call hefty engine hardening? Rx7 seals and larger studs? Other than that there isn't much more "hardening" to be done and I'm not going to re-build my engine to install mods like that if...
02-21-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,481
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Yeah that was back before I had a boost...

Yeah that was back before I had a boost controller. Essentially anyone running the stock Greddy kit without a boost controller was limited to that boost range by the wastegate diaphragm (there was...
02-20-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

But with that LTFT it looks like a vacuum leak...

But with that LTFT it looks like a vacuum leak (unmetered air getting into your system causing O2 sensor to read lean therefor telling PCM to dump more fuel).
02-20-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

It won't be the stuff in your bumper.... it's...

It won't be the stuff in your bumper.... it's only a vacuum leak if it's after the MAF, anything before will still be read by the MAF.
02-08-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

The fact that it is increasing with RPM I'd...

The fact that it is increasing with RPM I'd definitely start by figuring out if it is just the belt, as the belt warms up it would explain why the sound goes away. If you can eliminate that the belt...
02-07-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

If it's only happening on cold starts can you pin...

If it's only happening on cold starts can you pin point the sound to your air pump? If so try unplugging it and cold starting to see if it eliminates the problem. Not a typical sound I'd expect from...
02-06-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

You would have been better off with this: ...

You would have been better off with this:

https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/autocraft-ignition-tester-ac657/10051064-P
02-06-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 695,896
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

I got mine from BHR, it's a bit more at $125 and...

I got mine from BHR, it's a bit more at $125 and it looks like they only have black now:

https://black-halo-racing.myshopify.com/products/black-halo-racing-intake-undertray-for-the-rx-8

I can't...
02-05-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Test your coils as I mentioned above, it's...

Test your coils as I mentioned above, it's probably due to the coil not firing or a faulty wire (the HEI tester will test the coil and wire at same time). If it's not one of those then try a new...
02-04-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

First step, even if they're new they could be...

First step, even if they're new they could be faulty:

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-do-yourself-forum-73/diy-testing-all-rx-8-coils-gm-ls2-yukon-coils-sparkplug-wires-222641/


Also, have...
02-04-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 425,311
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Generally the consensus is that any porting is a...

Generally the consensus is that any porting is a waste of time, zero gains with all the reduced engine life you could ask for, may as well crumple up a wad of cash and burn it. Also who is this...
02-03-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Have you tried cleaning your MAF and ESS?

Have you tried cleaning your MAF and ESS?
11-13-2017, 09:57 AM
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Views: 303,819
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Ummmm What?? I've had driver and passenger...

Ummmm What?? I've had driver and passenger airbags replaced under recall free of charge. It takes them about 0.5 hrs to complete.
10-13-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 425,311
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

The only definite answer would be to get a...

The only definite answer would be to get a compression test done. Don't buy one without a recent compression test.
10-05-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,168
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

You wrote P0191 above, not P0171.... reason for...

You wrote P0191 above, not P0171.... reason for my comment

Your LTFT definitely shows that you are running lean, very hard to diagnose any more than that without real time data though
10-05-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,168
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

What AFR's are you seeing at WOT? Are you sure...

What AFR's are you seeing at WOT? Are you sure it's not a fuel pressure code?
09-11-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 695,896
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

^ Yeah but none of these questions already have...

^ Yeah but none of these questions already have answers in this thread :uhh:
08-13-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 23,373
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

They will do a re-alignment back to within...

They will do a re-alignment back to within factory specs. I'm sure if you ask them to do the -2 though they will.

And no they are replacing all recalled lower control arms even if they still seem...
08-10-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,168
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Typically bad ignition is the cause of a bad cat....

Typically bad ignition is the cause of a bad cat. Ensure your spark plugs are replaced and your coils/wires are still firing strong. Once the cat gets clogged from the waste product of poor ignition...
07-27-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,160
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

I still use it, but I believe you can only use...

I still use it, but I believe you can only use the Access Manager on older windows systems (maybe this has changed now?). As far as remote tuning goes I don't believe it matters what you data log...
07-25-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 52,186
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Few pics with the vented hood installed again...

Few pics with the vented hood installed again (don't mind the bugs, pics were taken after a 400km road trip). Going to analyze coolant temps in comparison to the stock hood and see how big of a...
07-21-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 303,819
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

http://i68.tinypic.com/69j6f6.jpg Got a...

http://i68.tinypic.com/69j6f6.jpg

Got a Metra Kit and a Pioneer FH-X830BHS installed today.
07-19-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 695,896
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

My tires grip very well, but I don't track my...

My tires grip very well, but I don't track my car. The only time I can spin the tires (outside of 1st) is if I'm trying to and I need to drop the clutch. The actual tire tread and compound are more...
07-19-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 695,896
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

The foam everyone is talking about is a black...

The foam everyone is talking about is a black foam that is around the stock radiator; you'll see it when you get your bumper off. I believe it can be re-used with an aftermarket rad but take that...
07-19-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 695,896
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Well, short answer..... there are plenty of turbo...

Well, short answer..... there are plenty of turbo guys running 9-12psi on stock rotors. Personally I run 9psi and have for a couple years now after running 7psi for many. It's all in the tune.... I...
07-15-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,168
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

An S2 starter will work fine, there is also a...

An S2 starter will work fine, there is also a thread somewhere in the tech section that talks about good aftermarket starters that are much cheaper than buying a mazda one. I have an 04 with an S2...
07-14-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,340
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

https://www.rx8performance.com/products/cooling-fa...

https://www.rx8performance.com/products/cooling-fan-control-kit

This may also help you out....
06-13-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,906
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Based solely on Gregs build and by the looks of...

Based solely on Gregs build and by the looks of the kit; if I was to start my build today I would be going after the Rx8 Performance kit. There are definitely some users who will disagree based on...
06-07-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 52,186
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

GoPro Pictures: ...

GoPro Pictures:

http://i63.tinypic.com/nvtwgl.png

http://i67.tinypic.com/33mbl9d.png

http://i63.tinypic.com/11cdqmu.png

http://i67.tinypic.com/1ilid2.png
06-02-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 52,186
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Yes to both. Teeing into that nipple that is Pre...

Yes to both. Teeing into that nipple that is Pre TB and Post BOV will allow your wastegate to account for pressure losses throughout the IC and piping.
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