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10-31-2018, 10:05 PM
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Views: 156,560
Posted By JimmyBlack

Looking forward to seeing the before and after...

Looking forward to seeing the before and after results.
10-31-2018, 09:37 PM
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Views: 156,560
Posted By skc

Looks good

Looks good
Forum: Rotary Swaps
10-24-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 37,073
Posted By Schartz

I don't have many clips for good comparison.... ...

I don't have many clips for good comparison....

Under Car Dump

Hood Exit
https://www.facebook.com/EliteRotaryShop/videos/1107227652777234/...
10-22-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 44,182
Posted By JimmyBlack

Decided to put the balance tubes between the...

Decided to put the balance tubes between the runners while the manifold was out. At Brettus' suggestion I have the balance tubes joining the outer runners perpendicular to exhaust flow, and joining...
10-22-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,788
Posted By swoope

if this is the one just under the master...

if this is the one just under the master cylinder, and it failed replace all your coolant hoses!

do not ask me how i know. I am enjoying this thread..

beers :beer:
Forum: Rotary Swaps
10-12-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 37,073
Posted By strokercharged95gt

First night in 6 months that it was semi-cool and...

First night in 6 months that it was semi-cool and somewhat dryer out at 75 ambient air temp.

Had my fastest pull ever at 21 psi. Had to add like 5-7% more fuel above 5,500 RPMs to deal with the...
10-11-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,733
Posted By kevink0000

Interesting! I will have to look at that pump...

Interesting! I will have to look at that pump again. Thanks for your excellent research.
10-11-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,733
Posted By kevink0000

I think the actual mechanics of the OMP are...

I think the actual mechanics of the OMP are overlooked as far as the longevity of this engine are concerned. Thank you for doing this.
10-11-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,733
Posted By Loki

Under 1L per hour of racing sounds about right...

Under 1L per hour of racing sounds about right for my real-world results with an OMP rate increase via ECU tune. In the same hour, I'd expect to burn 3/4 a tank of fuel so ~40L, so 450mL of premix...
10-10-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,788
Posted By jcbrx8

RotaryMachineRx, Thanks...much appreciated. Yes,...

RotaryMachineRx, Thanks...much appreciated. Yes, I believe we have similar objectives for our builds: i.e. a beautiful, reliable, DD w/ more HP/ Trq. Your build was among those that convinced me it...
10-01-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,788
Posted By jcbrx8

- still need to work proper IC, rad, & oil cooler...

- still need to work proper IC, rad, & oil cooler ducting & sealing

standard running coolant temp ~ 195-200F
standard running oil temp ~ 180F
- and she needs new beefier sneakers ��

-...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
09-29-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 37,073
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Here's a quick video I shot tonight trying to...

Here's a quick video I shot tonight trying to determine if I was getting any fuel pressure loss at 7,500 RPMs and near 20 psi at redline. Ambient high 80s, timing 11-13, split reduced from 12 to 10,...
09-14-2018, 06:41 AM
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Views: 156,560
Posted By jcbrx8

Good looking curves... spool, torque, and power....

Good looking curves... spool, torque, and power. Good work!
Forum: Rotary Swaps
09-10-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,847
Posted By gamaliel31

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/640x480/80-img_1467_b1d7fb239c040e6ebd77f0c27f200b3fd3fd507c.jpg...
08-14-2018, 10:37 PM
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Views: 156,560
Posted By jcbrx8

:fingersx: All the best for efficiency gains w/...

:fingersx: All the best for efficiency gains w/ the "stealth" mods. ;-), Brett!
07-27-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,266
Posted By E.Murray

I've been using Versatuner for about 6 months. I...

I've been using Versatuner for about 6 months. I have a weird issue I'm 95% sure is related to it (car seems to "reset" itself while driving - shuts down for an instant), so I've uninstalled to see...
07-23-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By shawnm565

Ethanol Tuning Adaptronic Modular PNP Rx8 Unit

Hi Everyone,

I have been tuning my personal car with the new Adaptronic Modular Rx8 PnP unit.

Motor has 110k miles on it.
Compression is around 90psi
AEM intake
Full exhaust + header ...
07-23-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 44,182
Posted By JimmyBlack

Downpipe completed over the weekend: ...

Downpipe completed over the weekend:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/1918x1438/80-img_3805_0bcec9a26cf4c4ffa0cdf5244b6cabdbd4f856d2.jpg



Pretty chuffed with the...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
07-18-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 60,228
Posted By SiNfidelity

Pics

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/2000x1342/80-img_9850_d8abd36a5134701c1e72c2f2b69350e5a3b219da.jpghttps://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/2000x1449/80-img_9814_dc...
06-26-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,789
Views: 156,560
Posted By AAaF

I'm not surprized :D Nor disappointed, what...

I'm not surprized :D

Nor disappointed, what an effort so far.... :bowdown:
06-06-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 75,123
Posted By skc

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/1920x1080/80-supercharger_install_progress_5fa288adb0e7da8c7d983b17e85755e52499db2e.jpg

Nearly there
06-05-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 339
Posted By 200.mph

hey noob listen to these guys or you are gonna...

hey noob listen to these guys or you are gonna increase your time working under the hood by being cheap and using shit ebay parts on your car but wtf do we know. rice on my man
06-05-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 339
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...
05-29-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
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...
05-28-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 38,217
Posted By FazdaRX_8

Its been a while, thought I should Post, Motor is...

Its been a while, thought I should Post, Motor is going strong at 15PSI, added some water/Meth injection with a tiny tiny nozzle set for 13psi for added safety. then some cosmetic changes.
...
05-08-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By 9krpmrx8

I think he means his IG page for the car, @trmnl8...

I think he means his IG page for the car, @trmnl8 I think, which is just a bunch of pics of the car, there are no build details there.

But maybe there is some super secret build log somewhere on...
04-22-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 207,742
Posted By JimmyBlack

MazdaEdit Personal is 2.5.14.849 - mine updated...

MazdaEdit Personal is 2.5.14.849 - mine updated last week.

Brett's running Pro version, so it appears there is a version difference between Pro and Personal.
04-12-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 853
Posted By Mr. Pockets

It actually turned out to be settings for the...

It actually turned out to be settings for the OBDII PIDs it was watching. They needed to be set to a 'passive mode.'
Forum: RX-8 Racing
04-10-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,647
Posted By blu3dragon

Had some fun chasing a friend in his 911...

Had some fun chasing a friend in his 911 yesterday. Our two cars are pretty evenly matched right now. Best laps within a couple tenths. Grip vs power :-)

https://youtu.be/-AQxCmI7Cac

I...
04-08-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 26,828
Posted By -Rotary_Ronin-

A twin turbo RX-8 would be awesome however I'd...

A twin turbo RX-8 would be awesome however I'd have some reservations putting a turbo kit in my car that isn't really proven. Let someone else be the guinea pig for that one.
04-03-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 46,131
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

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

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

http://i68.tinypic.com/9iss9w.jpg
03-27-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,476
Posted By bwilk

I'm going 1:1 from now on. Won't die from lack of...

I'm going 1:1 from now on. Won't die from lack of lube then. :lol: Injectors and pumps are cheap, right?
03-27-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 145,794
Posted By gwilliams6

There were also upgrades in starters after 2004....

There were also upgrades in starters after 2004. The 14-tooth S2 series starter is a direct fit in all RX8s-2004-2011, and great upgrade to all S1 starters. I changed to this....
03-20-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,789
Views: 156,560
Posted By yomomspimp06

Did I miss the fuel pump? probably should edit...

Did I miss the fuel pump? probably should edit this post to include that
Forum: Mazmart
03-17-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By ASH8

Seriously Mazda Owners and Mazda Maniacs. ...

Seriously Mazda Owners and Mazda Maniacs.

From a Mazda Parts guy (me) with over 40 years of experience down under, IMO there is nobody better in the United States (North America) and probably the...
03-17-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 73,976
Posted By gamaliel31

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-589dd1af_db0a_4a87_81ca_5554f9448909_b40698aece09bd10771a03be1f93f165589bcd64.jpeg

almost
03-15-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,789
Views: 156,560
Posted By northzone

Very impressive Brett. I might not understand...

Very impressive Brett. I might not understand all the calculations you used to determine which turbine and impeller to use or how to set up the fuel mapping but I can appreciate that it takes a lot...
03-15-2018, 08:41 AM
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Views: 156,560
Posted By RotaryMachineRx

Looks good Brett, I've got faith!

Looks good Brett, I've got faith!
03-14-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 783
Views: 82,010
Posted By kevink0000

Thread revival

Ancient thread revival. Hopefully I didn't break any forum rules by posting here. I have read this thread with interest a couple of times, and now have a 2007 186000 mile s1 engine apart in my garage...
02-06-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,355
Posted By wannawankel

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/640x640/80-21c5a6c701c0d6ed145d9959e03c409c_6a48834f6e1d4580bfc2bbd8600acc3e8f49444d.jpg
02-05-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By ChaunceysRX8

Will do just announcing hey to the club and I...

Will do just announcing hey to the club and I hate typing out long messages so I don't normally use punctuation when trying to get it all out but when asking questions I sure will.
02-01-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,863
Posted By NASTYjoe

Awesome design work bud!

Awesome design work bud!
Forum: Rotary Swaps
01-26-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 37,073
Posted By strokercharged95gt

Gotcha, I just got a 4k camera that I'm playing...

Gotcha, I just got a 4k camera that I'm playing with. I hope to goto the 1/8th mile on Wednesday to see if I can go sub-8 or 90+ mph without breaking something.

Lets see if this video works, just...
01-26-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 582
Posted By zoom44

Mazda Roadmap past SkyActiv-X

their roadmap
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/1245x657/80-screen_shot_2018_01_26_at_11_40_10_am_3fc4911779137c27f7c3a92fc8af056207858a3f.png

and their view of car...
01-09-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,561
Posted By NotAPreppie

I feel like Brettus is goading Team just to see...

I feel like Brettus is goading Team just to see if Team will actually do it.
01-08-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,789
Views: 156,560
Posted By wankinit

+1Thereís been a line drawn in the sand, and Iím...

+1Thereís been a line drawn in the sand, and Iím on the 6 port side. Those 4port pussies are trying to get the most out of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich but theyíre only working with the...
01-08-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,789
Views: 156,560
Posted By wankelbolt

We can only hope. The cognitive dissonance...

We can only hope. The cognitive dissonance between what Team preaches and how he acts is a head-scratcher. :scratchhe
He keeps earning his reputation. :dunno:

Enough of the drama, back to the...
01-01-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,863
Posted By Killawatts

Gonna have to do some reading, I'm not near...

Gonna have to do some reading, I'm not near educated enough to weigh in. But I hope you've come across something significant.
01-01-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,863
Posted By wcs

I'm not going to pretend I understand any of this...

I'm not going to pretend I understand any of this ...
But it's awesome seeing more Brett-speed products
12-12-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,154
Posted By Z0oMzo0m

Got my ecu in on Saturday, started her up late...

Got my ecu in on Saturday, started her up late sunday with the new ecu. Shawn and Elliot have both been very helpful and reached out to me to let me know they will be available between these times...
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