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12-10-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 412
Posted By UnknownJinX

Well, I wouldn't Zoom-Zoom before you are sure...

Well, I wouldn't Zoom-Zoom before you are sure the ignition components are all okay, along with the catalytic converter(just to make sure it's not clogged or otherwise damaged). Once you make sure...
12-08-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,860
Posted By UnknownJinX

:pat: I am sure they are still selling it...

:pat:

I am sure they are still selling it after 2 years.

Try car-part.com
12-07-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 573
Posted By UnknownJinX

Wow, that's quite a bit cheaper than the OEM...

Wow, that's quite a bit cheaper than the OEM assembly. Oh well, too late now since I already placed the order.

That said, I was worried that some cheaper ones may wear out faster. It's not hard,...
11-29-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,044
Posted By UnknownJinX

Actually, thicker oil can maintain higher oil...

Actually, thicker oil can maintain higher oil temp.
11-27-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,985
Posted By UnknownJinX

Nope. Just the completely different OMP...

Nope.

Just the completely different OMP system will give you a lot of headaches.
11-21-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,354
Posted By UnknownJinX

You did a good job explaining it. Combined...

You did a good job explaining it.

Combined with the fact Renesis was made with emissions(where more recycled unburnt gas and no intake/exhaust port overlap are good) in mind, this doesn't really...
11-19-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,086
Views: 387,390
Posted By UnknownJinX

Actually, where I live is pretty moist,...

Actually, where I live is pretty moist, especially in winter.

Unopened brake fluid bottles can last a while. They are packaged with brake fluid's hydrophilic property in mind.

Also, heavy...
11-17-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7,086
Views: 387,390
Posted By UnknownJinX

If you are curious, this is a handy tool to use...

If you are curious, this is a handy tool to use to check the fluid. Just be careful to not get any fluid on the paint.

https://www.amazon.com/Brake-Fluid-Tester-calibrated-fluids/dp/B005HVG4GQ
...
11-17-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7,086
Views: 387,390
Posted By UnknownJinX

Basically what IamFodi said. Brake fluid is...

Basically what IamFodi said.

Brake fluid is hydrophilic so it will absorb water over time, which makes it corrosive to the components in the braking system and also lowers the boiling point, so...
11-13-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 632
Posted By UnknownJinX

You gotta ask HJS yourself. I only know that 0182...

You gotta ask HJS yourself. I only know that 0182 and 0190 have the optimal operating temperature between 250 and 650 C, has a maximum duration temperature of 950 C and a maximum peak temperature of...
11-12-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,412
Posted By UnknownJinX

There is a minor thing I like about Mazda as...

There is a minor thing I like about Mazda as well: a lot of their cars are manufactured in Japan.

Cars made in Japan have very good finishes. You don't(or at least much less likely) have crap like...
11-12-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7,086
Views: 387,390
Posted By UnknownJinX

The oil temp is addressed towards Steve Dallas....

The oil temp is addressed towards Steve Dallas. Stock cars don't come with oil temp gauges. S1 only has an oil pressure idiot light gauge.

The brake fluid should be done every 2 or 3 years. It...
11-11-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7,086
Views: 387,390
Posted By UnknownJinX

Never idle to warm up. It's a myth that should...

Never idle to warm up. It's a myth that should have died with carburators. Start the car, wait for 15 seconds or so, and start driving easily.

In that case, it depends on the traffic and...
11-08-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8,906
Views: 957,981
Posted By UnknownJinX

Doesn't look like the police car caught on fire...

Doesn't look like the police car caught on fire because it was going too fast. To me, it looks like the catalytic converter lit the tall grass below it on fire.

Why do they pull over on the left...
11-07-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7,086
Views: 387,390
Posted By UnknownJinX

As long as it's GL-4 and not Royal Purple (which...

As long as it's GL-4 and not Royal Purple (which supposedly created some issues with the synchros), it should be fine.

It's really a case of "whatever makes you happy." I used Motorcraft XT-M5-QS...
11-05-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By UnknownJinX

My money is on this one. The OEM intake on...

My money is on this one.

The OEM intake on this car is one of the best options. The only ones that are proven to be better are the AEM intake and Revi intake. Everything else is likely to cost you...
11-04-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By UnknownJinX

Year? You might be able to find some...

Year?

You might be able to find some information in the Service Manual.

http://foxed.ca/indexmobile.php?page=rx7manual

Just curious: why do you plan on installing a factory system? I have...
11-03-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,334
Posted By UnknownJinX

You probably want to get it sorted out soon. It...

You probably want to get it sorted out soon. It not only smells bad but also is terrible for your health. Carbon monoxide is a part of the exhaust gas and that is some nasty stuff. The worst part?...
11-03-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 897
Posted By UnknownJinX

Series 2 manual trans model holds 7.1 litres for...

Series 2 manual trans model holds 7.1 litres for the whole system. Auto trans holds about 6.4 litres due to having one fewer oil cooler.

S1 should be similar.
11-01-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 62,838
Posted By UnknownJinX

TBF a lot of Europeans don't understand how...

TBF a lot of Europeans don't understand how things work in the States and Canada, and vice versa. It happened around another car forum I go to.

From my understanding, in most European countries,...
10-31-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 702
Posted By UnknownJinX

Sounds like nitrous could be for you...

Sounds like nitrous could be for you...
10-31-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 702
Posted By UnknownJinX

https://i.imgflip.com/139306.jpg The FD guy...

https://i.imgflip.com/139306.jpg

The FD guy I talked to said a good turbo should be at least a grand or two, usually more.

But yeah, I wouldn't trust a $160 turbo. Even before the discount,...
10-31-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 702
Posted By UnknownJinX

FD RX-7 utilizes a sequential twin-turbocharger...

FD RX-7 utilizes a sequential twin-turbocharger system from the factory.

Basically, a smaller turbo will take care of the low-end since it will be more responsive(easier to spool up, less lag),...
10-28-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By UnknownJinX

You don't use that stuff straight. It should be...

You don't use that stuff straight. It should be diluted to 1 part cooling system treatment and 80 parts water. You only need about 125 mL with 10 L coolant capacity.

I mentioned this idea...
10-26-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By UnknownJinX

Are you thinking of 2-EHA? That's a completely...

Are you thinking of 2-EHA? That's a completely different chemical.
10-23-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 913
Posted By UnknownJinX

You may want to post everything together to...

You may want to post everything together to reduce cluttering.

Anyway, no, I would say a stock RX-8 doesn't consume enough oil to spit blue smoke out of the tailpipe, with or without a cat.
...
10-23-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 913
Posted By UnknownJinX

Yes, that one. Oil can accumulate in there from...

Yes, that one. Oil can accumulate in there from oil overfill.
10-23-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By UnknownJinX

With the level of damage OP has? All the dents I...

With the level of damage OP has? All the dents I have asked my shop to do are very small ones.

A professional body shop can pull kind of damage, but obviously, it won't be cheap.



There are...
10-23-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 913
Posted By UnknownJinX

So what kind of smoke is it? Blue oil smoke? ...

So what kind of smoke is it? Blue oil smoke?

A thin vapour after the car has sat for a while or in very cold weather is the only kind of normal smoke with this car.

If you have a cat and is...
10-23-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By UnknownJinX

I know a local paintless dent puller and I have...

I know a local paintless dent puller and I have used their service a few times. They would tell me that dents on flat surfaces are easy and cost less, while dents that are on curved surfaces will...
10-23-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 913
Posted By UnknownJinX

Another Canadian, eh? Where are you located?...

Another Canadian, eh?

Where are you located?

Anyway, I have never seen that cat before. I know it's not a factory cat for sure. If it's some generic cheap cat, you want to take it off and...
10-22-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By UnknownJinX

Pics don't work. What colour is it? Some...

Pics don't work.

What colour is it? Some colours are tri-coat and will be more challenging to get it right.

A solution could be looking up body parts of a car in a junkyard.
10-21-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7,086
Views: 387,390
Posted By UnknownJinX

I just checked the rule book again. They didn't...

I just checked the rule book again. They didn't say why(though I recall reading environmental somewhere; I could be wrong), but what you said do make sense. Also, turns out that we also can't use...
10-20-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7,086
Views: 387,390
Posted By UnknownJinX

Parting out will take a while. Selling it...

Parting out will take a while.

Selling it as-is for about a grand is about the best move IMO. It helps that if the next guy gets a Mazda reman to fix it, they don't have to pay $1k extra for the...
10-20-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,287
Posted By UnknownJinX

And centre of the apex seals since there is still...

And centre of the apex seals since there is still no middle injector.
10-17-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 72,435
Posted By UnknownJinX

I bought a big jug(forgot if it's a gallon or 5...

I bought a big jug(forgot if it's a gallon or 5 L) of FL-22 and that was only like $30ish for me. Where do you live?

Is this Dex-cool? I would double check because some older Dex-cool has 2-EHA.
...
10-16-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By UnknownJinX

The RX-8(especially the Series 2) share a lot of...

The RX-8(especially the Series 2) share a lot of parts with NC MX-5, actually.

And the RX-8 is barely any torquier than the NC Miata. It makes 230-something horses because it revs to the moon...
10-16-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By UnknownJinX

If you need another one, I would suggest looking...

If you need another one, I would suggest looking for an S2 transmission, which is an improved design made by Mazda in-house. All you need to do is some simple wiring work(for reverse and neutral...
10-15-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By UnknownJinX

[/LIST]To support this point, I found something...

[/LIST]To support this point, I found something out of the Rotary Engine book written by Kenichi Yamamoto himself.
...
10-15-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By UnknownJinX

Is this for the Renesis specifically or for the...

Is this for the Renesis specifically or for the older peripheral exhaust design? Does that make a difference?
10-14-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By UnknownJinX

AEM intake is the same as Mazdaspeed save for the...

AEM intake is the same as Mazdaspeed save for the logo slapped on it, so if properly installed, it shouldn't cause any issues, and it's one of the few intakes that actually give you more power,...
10-14-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By UnknownJinX

White spots aren't an indicator of anything per...

White spots aren't an indicator of anything per Mazda TSB.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7014/6512718701_f4590da245_z.jpg
10-12-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By UnknownJinX

You are running a bit rich. Also, the MAF...

You are running a bit rich.

Also, the MAF reading seems a little high. Usually it should sit around 4.5~5g/s at idle.

Have you cleaned the MAF yet?
Replies: 242
Views: 56,138
Posted By UnknownJinX

Right now, I am rocking my AutoExe steering...

Right now, I am rocking my AutoExe steering wheel. Recommended to everyone who wants to keep the functionality of the stock steering wheel but have better grip.



The flywheel doesn't move...
09-29-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 116,456
Posted By UnknownJinX

A reman from Mazda is CAN$3k +CAN$1k core. I...

A reman from Mazda is CAN$3k +CAN$1k core. I asked like a month ago at my local dealer out of curiosity.

Also, a piston compression tester won't be that great because you need the cranking RPM, so...
09-29-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 116,456
Posted By UnknownJinX

It does sound like the engine is dead. ...

It does sound like the engine is dead.

Forget about an LS swap unless you can afford an old Corvette anyway or you are just really that good at fabricating stuff and sourcing really cheap parts.
09-27-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 667
Posted By UnknownJinX

Same as any search engine out there, really. ...

Same as any search engine out there, really.

So if you want to limit your results to rx8club.com, just type *Whatever you want to search* site:rx8club.com
09-27-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 667
Posted By UnknownJinX

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-tech-garage-22/de...

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-tech-garage-22/decarbing-before-after-rotor-pics-241867/



More likely than not, you are fine.

The reasoning is that since some synthetic oils use different...
09-25-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By UnknownJinX

Good for you. I only get Shell 91 or Chevron 94...

Good for you. I only get Shell 91 or Chevron 94 as well since these are the only 2 fuels around here that are E0.

Chevron 94 is only about 2 more per litre than Shell 91, though. It ends up being...
09-25-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By UnknownJinX

Oh hey, another person from BC. I get about...

Oh hey, another person from BC.

I get about the same gas mileage, honestly. It floats around 13~14 with 90% city driving.

Granted, Victoria is not nearly as hectic as Vancouver, but I do drive...
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