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Forum: Canada Forum 04-11-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,881
Posted By UnknownJinX
Personally, I have bought a case of 12 bottles(1L...

Personally, I have bought a case of 12 bottles(1L each) of Idemitsu Premix from Rx7 Specialties in Alberta. While the US has some better prices, you pay shipping and duties through your nose so the...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 04-08-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By UnknownJinX
Pull your intake system off. It's likely that you...

Pull your intake system off. It's likely that you have some oil in the accordion tube and even the airbox.

I have overfilled a little bit before as well, and luckily, nothing happened. If you...
Forum: General Automotive 04-05-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,056
Posted By UnknownJinX
Yeah, I get that. I just don't understand...

Yeah, I get that.

I just don't understand why you are blaming Mazda for not "backing up their products."
Forum: RX-8 Parts For Sale/Wanted 04-04-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By UnknownJinX
My God... https://hugelolcdn.com/i/328742.jpg

My God...

https://hugelolcdn.com/i/328742.jpg
Forum: General Automotive 04-03-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 984
Posted By UnknownJinX
What do you mean? The US is the world. :lol: ...

What do you mean? The US is the world. :lol:



Well, I have AdBlock and "Skip Ad" buttons against crappy ads.

And I don't need Mazda, out of all things/people, to educate me on PC.

Show...
Forum: General Automotive 04-03-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 984
Posted By UnknownJinX
IMO I should at least know what the ad is trying...

IMO I should at least know what the ad is trying to sell me. Like, this is the ad I see on YouTube and just click "Skip" as soon as possible.

You have to grab my attention in the first couple of...
Forum: General Automotive 03-26-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By UnknownJinX
Hmm, I wonder why not 3 spark plugs? Cost? I...

Hmm, I wonder why not 3 spark plugs? Cost?

I mean, the 787B 26B engine had 3 spark plugs for each rotor and it looks like the new shoebox range extender also has 3 ignition wires attached to one...
Forum: General Automotive 03-17-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,864
Posted By UnknownJinX
Assuming you are not a troll, you are doing a...

Assuming you are not a troll, you are doing a poor job convincing people.

If you want to try it at any other car forum, be my guest. I assure you that you will receive a similar response. Anyone...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 03-12-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 102,729
Posted By UnknownJinX
https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-trouble-shooting-...

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-trouble-shooting-95/p2259-locating-air-solenoid-171612/
Forum: New Member Forum 03-10-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By UnknownJinX
This is a common problem, even for S2. Here...

This is a common problem, even for S2.

Here is the fix for S1 taillights:

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-do-yourself-forum-73/diy-how-fix-your-fish-bowl-tail-lights-223143/
Forum: New Member Forum 03-10-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 143,640
Posted By UnknownJinX
Are you the same guy? Like said, check...

Are you the same guy?

Like said, check compression first. If you have an engine with low compression, NOTHING will help short of a rebuild.
Forum: New Member Forum 03-10-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 116,494
Posted By UnknownJinX
I recall that most of them don't do much. You...

I recall that most of them don't do much. You need like a metric crap ton to just bump the octane up by 1 point. You are much better off getting higher octane gas at the pump.
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 02-11-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By UnknownJinX
It kinda doings like the belt, but I can't be...

It kinda doings like the belt, but I can't be sure.

How tight are the belts? You can grab one of those belt tension gauges to test them.
Forum: New Member Forum 02-07-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By UnknownJinX
You can drop ship a cat of your choosing to...

You can drop ship a cat of your choosing to Charles and he will weld the cat onto the BHR mid-pipe.

Most of the cheaper cats will not survive the kind of exhaust temperature RENESIS puts out. Do a...
Forum: General Automotive 02-03-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By UnknownJinX
For reference, here are the spark plugs from my...

For reference, here are the spark plugs from my Honda Accord V6. The first 2 are from cylinder 5 and 6, which don't get deactivated at all. As you can see, they are pretty clean(car had 82k...
Forum: New Member Forum 02-02-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By UnknownJinX
How old are your ignition coils? The old OEM...

How old are your ignition coils? The old OEM coils don't last very long and seeing you are having misfires, get them replaced with either revision C OEM coils/BHR coils/SBG coils.
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 02-01-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 363,056
Posted By UnknownJinX
Links? Don't cheap out on cooling parts -...

Links?

Don't cheap out on cooling parts - one overheat can destroy the engine.
Forum: General Automotive 02-01-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By UnknownJinX
IMO Nissan is the king of ugly cars. See Juke and...

IMO Nissan is the king of ugly cars. See Juke and Leaf for examples.
Forum: New Member Forum 01-27-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 542
Posted By UnknownJinX
Looks good, but yeah, needs a rotary compression...

Looks good, but yeah, needs a rotary compression check.



Don't take bets on this car, or any car that you intend to use more than a beater.

If you are on a budget, remember that 8 is pretty...
Forum: General Automotive 01-26-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By UnknownJinX
Accord V6 6MT Sedans are actually unicorns in...

Accord V6 6MT Sedans are actually unicorns in Accords. They were only offered in 2006 and 2007. For the other years, V6 Sedans are only paired with autos. Coupes come in both.

I had a Accord V6...
Forum: Series II Technical and Trouble shooting 01-25-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By UnknownJinX
I believe the way to clear the S2 memory is...

I believe the way to clear the S2 memory is disconnecting the battery and a single brake stomp.

As mentioned, check for a vacuum leak first. You can use carb cleaner and spray around, or use a...
Forum: General Automotive 01-24-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,736
Posted By UnknownJinX
It didn't, I am pretty sure. He just wants...

It didn't, I am pretty sure.

He just wants people to subscribe to a Mazda channel.
Forum: General Automotive 01-21-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By UnknownJinX
Good points. I am not saying this is bad...

Good points.

I am not saying this is bad news, but I just think it really doesn't mean much. Car buying is a big messy equation, and gas mileage is only a part of it. I know non-car people friends...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 01-05-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 363,056
Posted By UnknownJinX
I don't think it will cause any issues with the...

I don't think it will cause any issues with the fuel filters. Lots of people have been premixing with good 2-stroke here for a while now without trouble.

The recommended concentration for normal...
Forum: General Automotive 01-05-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By UnknownJinX
One thing people tend to overlook is that it's...

One thing people tend to overlook is that it's 305 HP at 6500 RPM or somewhere around that. 99.99999999% of Toyota drivers don't even go past 3000 RPM, so that number's pointless.

A shame that...
Forum: General Automotive 12-20-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 706
Posted By UnknownJinX
Reminds me of this pic: ...

Reminds me of this pic:

https://pics.me.me/Facebook-Agree-or-disagree-Car-memes-bf63a4.png

Just my opinion. If it's your thing then go for it.
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 11-27-2017, 02:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 75,988
Posted By UnknownJinX
Just remember this is the last resort. If you...

Just remember this is the last resort. If you need the ATF treatment, start looking into rebuilding the engine.
Forum: New Member Forum 11-22-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By UnknownJinX
Did he/she ever change the spark plugs? ...

Did he/she ever change the spark plugs?

Mazmart sells them for a good price.
Forum: New Member Forum 11-21-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By UnknownJinX
Remember that a healthy Renny shouldn't flood. If...

Remember that a healthy Renny shouldn't flood. If it floods, you should check the ignition components, compression, battery, and starter.
Forum: New Member Forum 11-20-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By UnknownJinX
Even then it will be hard... Especially given...

Even then it will be hard... Especially given that OP is not the "screw the next guy" sorta person.

This is from rx8help.com:



Wasn't the 4-port engine bad with AT because it keeps the RPM...
Forum: New Member Forum 11-19-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By UnknownJinX
I think it's more like $150~200. There are...

I think it's more like $150~200.

There are also the rotary shops that will do it for cheaper(I think), or a fellow member around you that can help you out.

Just a note: AT to MT conversion on...
Forum: New Member Forum 11-14-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By UnknownJinX
When the weather allows, floor it when it's safe....

When the weather allows, floor it when it's safe. An AutoX event is also great, both for you and the car.

You don't need to let the car sit before turning off the car. It was an old rumor that...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-14-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By UnknownJinX
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https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/360x360/80-b5224f4a20a446230625da349322720e0df3d7fd_877277e14bf41a5b686d7123999a0f22617b95e0.gif

As for EV, I do happen to live in a province...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-14-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By UnknownJinX
That's what I am thinking. It's bad already,...

That's what I am thinking. It's bad already, don't make it worse.

A good cat like HJS Tuning cat also won't rob you any performance.

While shooting flames would be awesome, the tradeoff isn't...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-13-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 363,056
Posted By UnknownJinX
Yes, it's an emission device. Secondary air pump...

Yes, it's an emission device. Secondary air pump code doesn't necessarily mean the secondary air pump is bad, though. I got that code when I changed my front A/F sensor. Cleared the memory and it...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-12-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By UnknownJinX
Dealers are naturally stupid when it comes to...

Dealers are naturally stupid when it comes to this and follows the Owner's Manual schedule. Mine said that I didn't need to change my coolant when I bought the car, but I insisted and they did it.
...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-11-2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 278,267
Posted By UnknownJinX
Got sick of the brake noises, so I took my brake...

Got sick of the brake noises, so I took my brake pads out to take a look.

There was so much gunk in the gaps of the pads(which is the cause of the noises according to some old threads). Whoever...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 10-20-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 363,056
Posted By UnknownJinX
The problem with S1 oil injectors is that there...

The problem with S1 oil injectors is that there isn't one that lubricates the centre of apex seals, which S2 remedied by having another oil injector.

So yes, I would say there is still some...
Forum: Series II Aftermarket Performance Modifications 10-17-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,376
Posted By UnknownJinX
HJS just got back to me and also said it's fine. ...

HJS just got back to me and also said it's fine.

It's basically just some leftover coating and they said it will just blow out.

Good. Getting it put on today. Very excited.
Forum: New Member Forum 10-11-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By UnknownJinX
Oh, okay. For some reason, I read it with a...

Oh, okay.

For some reason, I read it with a sarcastic tone.



For OP's question, I think BB kit will do the job since the key components are largely the same.

I think most people who...
Forum: New Member Forum 10-11-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By UnknownJinX
Yep, I just did that a while ago. ...

Yep, I just did that a while ago.

Realistically, you can carry 5 wheels on rims if you utilize the trunk as well. The trunk can only hold 1 wheel, though. It's not that big.

Tire places...
Forum: New Member Forum 10-11-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,558
Posted By UnknownJinX
I invite you to search other posts by your...

I invite you to search other posts by your esteemed "TeamRX8" (most notably those before 10/6/2017). The guy is a "team" of one who elevates himself at the expenses of whichever new members he can...
Forum: New Member Forum 09-23-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 143,640
Posted By UnknownJinX
Makes sense, but given how people would overheat...

Makes sense, but given how people would overheat with the factory cooling settings in hotter climates, I must wonder if there was enough testing...
Forum: New Member Forum 09-23-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 143,640
Posted By UnknownJinX
Just got the cooling fan control kit done today....

Just got the cooling fan control kit done today. Wanted to do the thermostat, but it's kind of a pain on an S2... Might have a mechanic do it.

Engine was running between 91~98 C(196~206 F) before,...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 09-23-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6,850
Views: 363,056
Posted By UnknownJinX
A healthy engine shouldn't flood easily. When...

A healthy engine shouldn't flood easily. When were your coils and plugs last replaced? What are the engine compression numbers?

With the acceleration, my guess is the AT shift logic. It depends on...
Forum: New Member Forum 09-09-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By UnknownJinX
Well, I am in that age group. Problem is, I...

Well, I am in that age group.

Problem is, I live in BC, Canada, where insurance works quite differently(mandatory insurance from the provincial insurance company ICBC, and then optional insurance...
Forum: New Member Forum 09-09-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By UnknownJinX
Almost no one can offer you advice in terms of...

Almost no one can offer you advice in terms of this. It's all different depending on where you live, which insurance company you use, your coverage, etc. Too many variables for anyone to give out any...
Forum: General Automotive 09-07-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 128,851
Posted By UnknownJinX
And yet Honda kept the MT option for the new...

And yet Honda kept the MT option for the new Accord, which doesn't even sell that well. They dropped the V6 and Coupe for the new Accord, but not MT. Let that sink in for a second.

Dodge charges...
Forum: West RX-8 Forum 08-30-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 846
Posted By UnknownJinX
From my experience, EVAP system takes a long time...

From my experience, EVAP system takes a long time to reach the "ready" state. The other monitors get ready very quickly after a battery disconnection. EVAP takes a very specific drive cycle to get...
Forum: General Automotive 08-28-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By UnknownJinX
Depends on how much the door actually sweeps up,...

Depends on how much the door actually sweeps up, it could look ricey on a MX/RX. On a supercar, it could look very good though.



That, along with the new leaked rotary patents, are very good...
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