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09-18-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,077
Posted By dannobre

Baro sensor doesnt connect to anything. It is...

Baro sensor doesnt connect to anything. It is atmospheric. If it is connected to manifold vac the car will run like crap.

disconnect it... and plug the ports on the intake.
reset the ECU
09-14-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,940
Posted By dannobre

Yes.... it is dry in there. The oil is in...

Yes.... it is dry in there.

The oil is in the internal passages and the stepper pistons
08-31-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By dannobre

Have fun... it is a great track car especially...

Have fun... it is a great track car especially for starting out

thise tires are good to start.... you may want to rethink the HP+ pads though. I found stock ones to work just as well. If you...
06-28-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By dannobre

You planning on using the Aux Port Valves? The...

You planning on using the Aux Port Valves? The barrels are missing as well. You won't need that bolt if you aren't using the valve. What are using for an ECU? If you dont have a way to actuate...
06-22-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By dannobre

Compression test...... that is always a good...

Compression test...... that is always a good place to start with a rotary. Even if you pull the leading plugs and turn it over with a normal compression tester it is better than nothing.


...
06-11-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By dannobre

More than likely it is a MOP limp mode issue ...

More than likely it is a MOP limp mode issue

You can try and move the position switch a bit on the pump to see if it works...

Or buy a used functioning MOP
06-05-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 335
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...
05-22-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11,277
Views: 844,855
Posted By dannobre

They will be fine.... no issues.

They will be fine.... no issues.
05-22-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11,277
Views: 844,855
Posted By dannobre

Tires are basically the same as stock only...

Tires are basically the same as stock only wider....so good choice. They will fit well on stock offset wheels. You could likely run small spacers if you want to push them out a bit more and still be...
05-21-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By dannobre

Battery? After that corrosion, fuse,...

Battery?

After that corrosion, fuse, charging system
04-28-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By dannobre

Hell... I would give it to you if you were...

Hell... I would give it to you if you were local.... or even in Canada. Shipping it elsewhere is PIA
04-27-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By dannobre

Plug goes in the positive battery cable right at...

Plug goes in the positive battery cable right at the battery connection. Basically on the left of your hand

The evap line you should be able to find on a wreck. Depending on where you live...
04-24-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,550
Posted By dannobre

That looks like fiberglass?? If it is it...

That looks like fiberglass??

If it is it isn't an authentic Mazdaspeed bumper.... just a copy
04-22-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 108,240
Posted By dannobre

There are not any bolt on horsepower boosters for...

There are not any bolt on horsepower boosters for this platform that really give you much bang for the buck. You can get a few horses.....operative word is a few... from exhaust and intake and...
04-11-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 153,747
Posted By dannobre

Please don't hook up the E-manage. It doesn't...

Please don't hook up the E-manage. It doesn't work...and not worth the potential damage.
04-05-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By dannobre

You need prices for items for sale.......I will...

You need prices for items for sale.......I will leave this open for today but if prices aren't posted it will be removed
03-14-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By dannobre

Most likely is an issue with the oil level sensor...

Most likely is an issue with the oil level sensor unit. Check the plug on the side of the oil pan. You might have knocked it off.
03-10-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By dannobre

pull the green tape off and separate the wires. ...

pull the green tape off and separate the wires. See if any are broken. If they are melted together separate them and see if you can isolate them Nd then find the blown fuse to see if the lights...
02-24-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By dannobre

Assume it needs a reman...and pay for it...

Assume it needs a reman...and pay for it accordingly.

$3k for parts if you can put it in yourself basically.

So that doesn't leave much for the shell if the motor is bad
02-21-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By dannobre

F**CKING LOL Kane you are the man :worship:

F**CKING LOL

Kane you are the man :worship:
02-14-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By dannobre

You are more likely to break the position switch...

You are more likely to break the position switch taking the motor out...than you are to break anything taking the pump out before. If you don't change the position of the switch you shouldn't have...
Replies: 413
Views: 84,278
Posted By dannobre

Added an Edit to the original post...hope this...

Added an Edit to the original post...hope this helps 😉
12-31-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 380,835
Posted By dannobre

Tranny fluid is dirty and low.... Not sure...

Tranny fluid is dirty and low....

Not sure what that is....isn't anything there that would look like that. see if it is loose....try and pull it out. You might have picked up something on the...
11-27-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 380,835
Posted By dannobre

The LSD is easy enough. Just swap the diff. ...

The LSD is easy enough. Just swap the diff.

The DSC is almost impossible. You will need a different ECU. ABS unit. A lot of wiring and modules like the Yaw sensors etc.
11-12-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By dannobre

The funny idle could easily be the clutch...

The funny idle could easily be the clutch switch.....if it isn't set properly it can cause strange idle issues. Often they get fubarred when people do clutches
11-04-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 614
Posted By dannobre

Sounded like this started after a period of time...

Sounded like this started after a period of time that it ran normally?

It would b worth it to get a compression test about a month before the warranty runs out just to be sure. Sooner if it still...
10-21-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 139,685
Posted By dannobre

LOL...you have 2 options...the motor moved or the...

LOL...you have 2 options...the motor moved or the PPF and diff moved. Take your pick...those are your options. When the tram my rotates up and the diff rotates...the length changes ...so pull down...
10-21-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 139,685
Posted By dannobre

Much more likely that the powerplant frame moved...

Much more likely that the powerplant frame moved backwards.

Check the motor mounts....but more likely the diff has shifted down and rearward.

Are you having trouble getting the nuts back...
10-21-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By dannobre

The injector wiring is really easy to wire...

The injector wiring is really easy to wire wrong...check it with the wire colors to be super sure.
10-08-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By dannobre

Look in the truck to see if they had an amp...

Look in the truck to see if they had an amp mounted back there. Will likely be holes in the sheet metal or the plastic on the back of the rear seat panel in the trunk.

Basically.you.might as well...
10-06-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By dannobre

erratic ender on the Guage is the most likely....

erratic ender on the Guage is the most likely....
09-23-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 145,568
Posted By dannobre

Higher Coolant temps are more thermally...

Higher Coolant temps are more thermally efficient....but there is fine line. Mazda likely was trying to get every inch of mileage out of the engine
09-18-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,707
Posted By dannobre

Usually it is very short lived right after the...

Usually it is very short lived right after the engine starts. If the solenoid didn't disengage the drive it would scream bloody hell very shortly because of how fast it would be going.

You...
Replies: 9
Views: 3,095
Posted By dannobre

In order to improve a product that is copied you...

In order to improve a product that is copied you need to have the knowledge to see the shortcomings of the product you are copying...and have the ability to make an improvement that results in a...
09-11-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,551
Posted By dannobre

LOL.....you can call it what you want.....the...

LOL.....you can call it what you want.....the neutral safety switch issue will make the RPM fluctuate rhythmically up and down around 800RPM..
09-11-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By dannobre

They aren't known to have quality damping...

They aren't known to have quality damping characteristics...and they tend to fail more often that better coilovers.

You get what you pay for....a set of Ohlins are about 2K$
09-09-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 145,568
Posted By dannobre

I'm going to answer this as a serious...

I'm going to answer this as a serious question...even though I have a difficult time believing it is 😐
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The thermostat allows the coolant to flow into the radiator when it is open. After the...
09-08-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 145,568
Posted By dannobre

The fan on temp is above where the thermostat...

The fan on temp is above where the thermostat opens...so basically turning the fan on earlier cools the air going through the radiator sooner. Especially at low speeds where the amount of air moving...
09-06-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,628
Posted By dannobre

Which us why they make great "cores" to build a...

Which us why they make great "cores" to build a really great engine 😎

I used a Mazda reman when I built a N/A motor. The side seal clearances sucked...but I was able to re-use all but 3 of the...
09-02-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By dannobre

You should be fine...clean up the mess and drive...

You should be fine...clean up the mess and drive it far enough to get the fuel level down into the tank a bit. if it's loaded up the charcoal canister it might run a little funny if it is purging...
08-12-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By dannobre

Often when you go to start a rebuild the plugs...

Often when you go to start a rebuild the plugs get fouled with the assembly lube (often Vaseline)
If you flooded it it can be difficult to start. Before the seals are bedded in a bit the...
08-09-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,757
Posted By dannobre

I have the full set...and like I said the camber...

I have the full set...and like I said the camber arms gave me troubles with bending until I remade them with crome moly steel...all good now. The other arms have been OK. They are not as long so the...
08-08-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 40,312
Posted By dannobre

That's enough...thread closed FWIW....the...

That's enough...thread closed

FWIW....the anti-fouler type O2 foolers will not work on this car or any newer OBD compliant vehicle

Sometimes they work for a while...just like nothing seems to...
07-21-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,696
Posted By dannobre

The biggest problem with the fuel pump sock...

The biggest problem with the fuel pump sock clogging is with dirty fuel

A of stations in areas with high dust or water or just plain crappy delivery for the fuel will have more crap in the fuel. ...
07-02-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,203
Posted By dannobre

Did you make sure the front stack was in the...

Did you make sure the front stack was in the correct position before you torqued down the front bolt?

If the thrust bearings and bits shift it is really easy to fubar things up.

Check that you...
07-01-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,203
Posted By dannobre

Drive it for 300-400 miles and give the seals a...

Drive it for 300-400 miles and give the seals a chance to bed in

OEM Mazda seals can take a bit longer to seal in.

Hopefully you didn't heat it up so bad it warped the housings...but from the...
06-26-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By dannobre

You can...but there will be issues with the...

You can...but there will be issues with the radiator not working as efficiently and the potential to get rocks making holes in your A/C condenser.

You would be better to try and zip tie it all...
06-26-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7,013
Views: 380,835
Posted By dannobre

Take off the strut brackets and install them...

Take off the strut brackets and install them first. Then try and fit the bar. The angle the towers sit will make it look a lot worse than it is when the brackets are attached.

Is the bar length...
05-04-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,496
Posted By dannobre

You may find us a hard nut to Crack so to speak...

You may find us a hard nut to Crack so to speak without some more info. It sounds like a good program from the available info.....BUT we have dealt with more than a couple of previous software...
01-15-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,924
Posted By dannobre

​​​​​I think what he said was there is no benefit...

​​​​​I think what he said was there is no benefit to a full standalone over a flash tuned stock ECU

The A/F can be well optimized with the flash tune...and it will correctly run all the intake...
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