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Forum: RX-8 Discussion 04-17-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By TeamRX8
Latest update ...

Latest update

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1skrs25lifo
Forum: RX-8 Parts For Sale/Wanted 03-21-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By TeamRX8
Smile NIB Panspeed Rear Fender Flares

As stated in the title, new & unused pair of Panspeed rear fender flares. Bought these for my competition RX8, but currently the rules board is discussing disallowing cut fender mods so I decided...
Forum: General Automotive 02-14-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By TeamRX8
SPIRIT OF MAZDA: Daryl Drummond

GOING FOR GLORY ONE HOUR AT A TIME

Longtime rotary engine builder has continued to push the envelope while helping Mazda racers
...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 02-03-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10,983
Views: 651,011
Posted By TeamRX8
Sometimes just gotta do whacha gotta do :dunno:

Sometimes just gotta do whacha gotta do :dunno:
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 02-01-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By TeamRX8
you don't have any business tuning your own car

you don't have any business tuning your own car
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 01-31-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By TeamRX8
Yep, I sent him that link and it's exactly what...

Yep, I sent him that link and it's exactly what it was

...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 01-30-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,257
Posted By TeamRX8
Well you did have to rebuild after only a short...

Well you did have to rebuild after only a short run time and you also don’t have a Renesis engine

My issue with water/meth injection is if there’s ever a problem in the delivery system you can go...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 01-25-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,293
Posted By TeamRX8
Yeah, but I haven't finalized what I'm going to...

Yeah, but I haven't finalized what I'm going to do there yet yet. The compressor housing is a larger diameter than the turbine, so there be some clearance. I had Turblown quote an Inconel shield...
Forum: Series II Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension 01-24-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By TeamRX8
you can add limiters to the steering rack inside...

you can add limiters to the steering rack inside the tie-rod boot at the steering rack

same thing works on our rack, you will lose a little max steering radius turning, but you shouldn't need much...
Forum: RX-8 Parts For Sale/Wanted 01-22-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,063
Posted By TeamRX8
me, thatís who ... :sadwavey:

me, thatís who ... :sadwavey:
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 01-18-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,293
Posted By TeamRX8
Best part is a friend with an 11,000 Sq Ft...

Best part is a friend with an 11,000 Sq Ft building and fabrication equipment is going to let me keep and build the car there. It’s about a 60 min drive to get out there, but he said if it wasn’t...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 01-18-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,293
Posted By TeamRX8
I authorized the builder to do the engine. I...

I authorized the builder to do the engine. I have to get the rear manual trans iron imported/drop-shipped to him and fabricate the intake plenum in time for when it’s completed so that he can test...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 01-18-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,399
Posted By TeamRX8
Might have to undo/move the steering shaft out of...

Might have to undo/move the steering shaft out of the way, but that’s just a guess because I only have experience with LHD RX8s. A RHD RX8 service manual should provide those details if you either...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 01-17-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,399
Posted By TeamRX8
Man, what a bummer. I feel for you bro. At...

Man, what a bummer. I feel for you bro. At least it is a 4-port though. So not having those APV barrels to deal with should make getting the intake on/off a much easier job. On a 6-port it's a...
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-14-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By TeamRX8
oh, you want to street port your Renesis and have...

oh, you want to street port your Renesis and have even less engine life with the same performance?

be my guest ...
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-14-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By TeamRX8
maybe this will help, but I doubt it ...

maybe this will help, but I doubt it ...
Forum: RX-8 Parts For Sale/Wanted 01-14-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By TeamRX8
longer than you realize ...

longer than you realize ...
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-14-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By TeamRX8
It'll be ok, but larger primary pipes are better ...

It'll be ok, but larger primary pipes are better

Again, the RB header with 1.75" 14 Ga tubes is only a 1.584" ID, that's less than the flow area of the smaller siamese port, let alone the larger...
Forum: Series II Forced Induction and Nitrous 01-13-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,072
Posted By TeamRX8
I’m just going to say that for sure Turblown dug...

I’m just going to say that for sure Turblown dug a hole here for themselves many years back, but then I’ve also seen a number real home run jobs come out of their shop over the last few years and...
Forum: Series II Forced Induction and Nitrous 01-12-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,072
Posted By TeamRX8
The car was built and dyno’d by Lucky7 Racing,...

The car was built and dyno’d by Lucky7 Racing, 9k. Turblown supplied the turbo system and some support stuff, but only did a rough base tune on the car remotely by internet while it was on the dyno....
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-10-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 43,031
Posted By TeamRX8
Well it is vacuum dependent to some degree, so as...

Well it is vacuum dependent to some degree, so as an engine has issues in one rotor or the other and vacuum drops as a result it also compounds the situation with getting less injection oil as a...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 01-05-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 136,071
Posted By TeamRX8
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-05-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By TeamRX8
yep, the best one is already on there from the...

yep, the best one is already on there from the factory. You can believe anything else you want. Just cut the rear off and make everything 3" to the rear with a full flow muffler system, resonator,...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 01-05-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 136,071
Posted By TeamRX8
Edit: got to be factual and it was me who...

Edit:

got to be factual and it was me who was fubar, not BW. I only saw the EWG version along with the other two variations listed on the 7163(F) tech sheet, but if the person reading the tech...
Forum: Rotary Swaps 01-05-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 27,705
Posted By TeamRX8
235 looks mean? :lol:

235 looks mean? :lol:
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-02-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,642
Posted By TeamRX8
Please go back and reread the very first post...

Please go back and reread the very first post because you clearly didn’t fully comprehend what was already stated there by asking this question.
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-01-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,642
Posted By TeamRX8
Except you’re making the same mistake everybody,...

Except you’re making the same mistake everybody, their mother, and their brother was and is still making; you assume the Renesis must be the same as what came before. Keep grasping, strawman ...

...
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 12-29-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,642
Posted By TeamRX8
Smile TeamRX8ís 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: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 12-29-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,614
Posted By TeamRX8
This information below on how to setup the...

This information below on how to setup the injector staging is from an email discussion I had with Mark G @ Adaptronic Tech Support.

On my setup I intend to run P1 only up until the SSV opens,...
Forum: Series I AT-Specific Performance Mods 12-29-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 205
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 80,624
Posted By TeamRX8
Was wondering about where you’ve been hiding...

Was wondering about where you’ve been hiding lately ...


and thanks SN for sharing the other info above, glad to see people figuring this stuff out.
Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 12-23-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By TeamRX8
You should not under any circumstances use the...

You should not under any circumstances use the scissors jack for maintenance or regular useage. It’s only intended to get the tire off the ground to replace a flat tire. Anything else a a...
Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 12-23-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 629
Posted By TeamRX8
A floor jack and 4 jackstands, K.I.S.S.

A floor jack and 4 jackstands, K.I.S.S.
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 12-21-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 43,031
Posted By TeamRX8
You’re fixated over something never proven to...

You’re fixated over something never proven to matter one way or the other; it’s just “feelz”
Forum: RX-8 Racing 12-21-2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,199
Posted By TeamRX8
I did mention more here in response to another...

I did mention more here in response to another thread, pretty much sums up what I learned back in early 2006 and have put into practice ever since:
...
Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 12-20-2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By TeamRX8
I just made a post in the DSP race thread about...

I just made a post in the DSP race thread about trans/rear gear combos. That gear with the Series 2 trans makes a nice combo on the track for a 70 - 130 mph range in 3rd - 5th gear
Forum: RX-8 Parts For Sale/Wanted 12-19-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,884
Posted By TeamRX8
They always were, just less of them now ...

They always were, just less of them now ...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 12-18-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 279,766
Posted By TeamRX8
Seems surprising for an S2 pump. If it were an...

Seems surprising for an S2 pump. If it were an S1 I recommend replacing it now. For an S2 I’d recommend replacing the internal filter assembly which includes the main body & siphon. Someone else...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 12-17-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By TeamRX8
Maybe the electrical pump connection isn’t fully...

Maybe the electrical pump connection isn’t fully seated or making contact inside the tank is another possibility. You might check the connector on outer top of the pump just to be sure it’s fully...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 12-15-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10,983
Views: 651,011
Posted By TeamRX8
Glad you made it home safe and sound!

Glad you made it home safe and sound!
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 12-15-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By TeamRX8
Sorry, it’s actually a hinged arm attached to the...

Sorry, it’s actually a hinged arm attached to the sleeve, which bolts to the arm. The tab where the hinges attach to the sleeve are known to be fragile. Seems like maybe you didn’t disassemble it...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 12-14-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By TeamRX8
I suggested it could throw the reading off some. ...

I suggested it could throw the reading off some. I’ve been running numerous custom CAIs for many, many years that didn’t read exactly 5 g/s at idle, but ran within 1% STFT. That’s not going to be...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 12-14-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By TeamRX8
I missed that due to not doing the unit...

I missed that due to not doing the unit conversion, but he claims it was smoke tested and an open nipple would seem obvious. I always prefer the carb spray method myself. Custom CAI can throw that...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 12-13-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By TeamRX8
Primary injectors or possibly the internal TPS on...

Primary injectors or possibly the internal TPS on the Throttle Body going bad in the idle range

Betting those P1s are old though
Forum: Series I Exterior Appearance and Body Kits 12-13-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 54,605
Posted By TeamRX8
Yeah I didn’t check all the links Here’s an...

Yeah I didn’t check all the links

Here’s an idea; 2.5” flanged Y-pipe with dual slip-fit extended elbows for the tips and then insert a pair of 2.5” spiral baffles ($235/pair 16 Ga. T304...
Forum: RX-8 Racing 12-12-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,199
Posted By TeamRX8
Take it off and you’ll find out. It may depend...

Take it off and you’ll find out. It may depend on your angle and spring rates to get the most out of it; planted high speed, rotates easily low speed. They have some good data posted (or used to)...
Forum: RX-8 Racing 12-08-2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,262
Posted By TeamRX8
Itís heavier that I remembered; approx. 15 lbs....

Itís heavier that I remembered; approx. 15 lbs. total

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-tech-garage-22/weight-stock-rx8-parts-81791/page8/#post4067144

Whacking or torching the front center bar...
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 12-05-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,614
Posted By TeamRX8
First shipment of the new modular ecus arrived at...

First shipment of the new modular ecus arrived at Turblown today

...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 12-04-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By TeamRX8
It may just be riding on the edge between CL and...

It may just be riding on the edge between CL and OL. Mazda kind of f’d up the transition point for US highway cruise speeds. It’s so close to the edge there that the slightest aberation of grade,...
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 12-01-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,614
Posted By TeamRX8
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/919x1785/80-89b2f30c_eabd_421d_83e4_c4c559aa9b82_fb8943d65c9fb807a74d8df2aa44afa7a8539ad9.jpeg
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 11-28-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 144,843
Posted By TeamRX8
There is no temp sensor on the SSV. That part...

There is no temp sensor on the SSV. That part number is for the position sensor on the SSV actuator arm that the pcm uses to determine if the SSV is open or closed. I did see some website that has...
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