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Forum: RX-8 Discussion 10-20-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6,653
Views: 348,385
Posted By Brettus
I believe the middle hole just allows for less...

I believe the middle hole just allows for less lubrication overall to be effective . If you increase the oil injected in the S1 ..... problem solved/no need for premix . It just uses more oil .
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-19-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 110,433
Posted By Brettus
All the normal Fi mods I like to do : ...

All the normal Fi mods I like to do :

doweling
Rx7 apex seals
balance rotating assy.
minor porting of exhaust ports

Plus three new mods that are developments of things I have already tried...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-18-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 110,433
Posted By Brettus
thanks , sometimes the big fails can lead to the...

thanks , sometimes the big fails can lead to the biggest successes . I'm hoping so on this next build anyway.

Bridgeport is definitely out this time around but I picked up some really good info by...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-17-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 110,433
Posted By Brettus
Cheers Slash . This recipe is def. 'outside the...

Cheers Slash . This recipe is def. 'outside the box' ..... as per usual ...lol
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-17-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 110,433
Posted By Brettus
Well , I find myself with not much happening...

Well , I find myself with not much happening business wise atm and when I'm idle , i like to fidgit ! So I found some justification and am building a new engine to test some new crazy theories . ...
Forum: Non-Rotary Swaps 10-17-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,983
Posted By Brettus
Great thread . I really admire guys that can...

Great thread . I really admire guys that can build their own shit .I've probably put as much effort into just modifying what Mazda already designed and built.
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-13-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 39,231
Posted By Brettus
Tis but a fleashwound .

Tis but a fleashwound .
Forum: New Member Forum 10-05-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,736
Posted By Brettus
The LTFT plus stft shows something is very much...

The LTFT plus stft shows something is very much out of whack. As you have an aftermarket Cai and your mass air flow is very low compared to stock , this is the first place to look . More details on...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 10-02-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 24,314
Posted By Brettus
you can if you pull the engine apart

you can if you pull the engine apart
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-25-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,428
Posted By Brettus
To get to the bottom of it you will need to...

To get to the bottom of it you will need to remove the new pump and inspect that as well . Could be that there was sludge in the tank that is now blocking the new prefilter or the internal filter ....
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-11-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,132
Posted By Brettus
if it is indeed the neutral switch causing this ,...

if it is indeed the neutral switch causing this , you should go back and kick your "mechanic" in the nuts !
Forum: General Automotive 09-05-2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By Brettus
oil as a fuel !

Was anyone watching formula one lead up talk the other night ? They were talking about how they have developed an oil with a very high calorific value . It is sprayed onto the bottom of the piston,...
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 09-02-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6,653
Views: 348,385
Posted By Brettus
The only mods I would recommend you need tuning...

The only mods I would recommend you need tuning for is intake or port work. Exhaust system would have to pretty magical to do anything that would require a tune .
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 09-02-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Brettus
I've filled the fuel tank right up to the brim on...

I've filled the fuel tank right up to the brim on numerous occasions (doing mileage tests). Never had any issues .
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 08-28-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 261,024
Posted By Brettus
That would be your ear dyno at work there . It...

That would be your ear dyno at work there . It sounds louder therefore must be faster ;)
Forum: General Automotive 08-18-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Brettus
I was like:jump:then I saw it was for a piston...

I was like:jump:then I saw it was for a piston engine and was :sad:
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 08-17-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2,296
Views: 112,383
Posted By Brettus
:wtf: Sad ............. we wanna...

:wtf:




Sad ............. we wanna see that number without the minus!
Forum: New Member Forum 08-10-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Brettus
Yes .....the numbers will be lower by 10% due to...

Yes .....the numbers will be lower by 10% due to the fact that he Renesis really doesn't want a turbo on it .
Forum: Vendor Classifieds 08-10-2017, 02:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,296
Posted By Brettus
Well ................ who wants this at $1595 ? ...

Well ................ who wants this at $1595 ?

1/Brettus
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4/
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 08-01-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,083
Posted By Brettus
I've heard of people installing that gasket wrong...

I've heard of people installing that gasket wrong several times .... easy to do . If it's not that though it could have a bent shaft .Was it stuck in the hole initially and did you treat it rough...
Forum: General Automotive 07-22-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 115,310
Posted By Brettus
I don't know about the US but here in NZ it was a...

I don't know about the US but here in NZ it was a mix of older guys (with money) that had previously owned rotaries plus people who just liked how it looked and drove the bought the rx8 when it was...
Forum: General Automotive 07-17-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By Brettus
awesome ! Another reason the rotary should never...

awesome ! Another reason the rotary should never die .
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 07-13-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,078
Posted By Brettus
There are people that you can send your ecu to...

There are people that you can send your ecu to that can make the changes ......
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 07-05-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 110,433
Posted By Brettus
Now that I've gone as far as i want to go with...

Now that I've gone as far as i want to go with this build I think it's time for a bit of a summary on what worked/didn't work .

Siamese wastegate/twin scroll turbo :
From data i have it is...
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 06-19-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 39,231
Posted By Brettus
trying not to pollute Jesse's thread...

trying not to pollute Jesse's thread ................https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-major-horsepower-upgrades-93/greddy-turbo-correct-connection-vacuum-hoses-dont-stuff-up-211884/
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 06-15-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,166
Posted By Brettus
Try asking for a fat head and see what happens .

Try asking for a fat head and see what happens .
Forum: Website-related Suggestions 06-13-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,221
Posted By Brettus
If we can't have a like button because some FB...

If we can't have a like button because some FB wanker says "it's ours" then I think a better alternative would be to drop the 'thanks' and just have a thumbs up
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 06-13-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Brettus
Should be the same part but I would go into a...

Should be the same part but I would go into a mazda dealer and have them bring up the part number for them both just to be sure....
Forum: Website-related Suggestions 06-13-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,221
Posted By Brettus
I'd like the thanks if there was only a button I...

I'd like the thanks if there was only a button I could do that with !
Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 06-02-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 39,231
Posted By Brettus
1/ Either is fine ........ just before throttle...

1/ Either is fine ........ just before throttle gives you a slightly flatter boost profile , but not a lot in it tbh.

2/yep
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-25-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,653
Views: 348,385
Posted By Brettus
do the 'stop f'ing about and get your turbo tuned...

do the 'stop f'ing about and get your turbo tuned ' mod :p:
Forum: RX-8 Discussion 11-22-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6,653
Views: 348,385
Posted By Brettus
Dumb Question Thread - no flaming or sarcasm allowed

Here is your chance to ask a question that has probably been answered many times before or you might be afraid to ask because you don't know much about cars etc


No flaming please - just quick...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 06-24-2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,194
Posted By Brettus
I put my turbo drain straight into the existing...

I put my turbo drain straight into the existing drain . Not sure what Greddy supplies with a new kit because I did not have it .
I went to a place that makes hydraulic hoses and had them fabricate...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 12-22-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 110,639
Posted By Brettus
get the battery with the highest cranking power ...

get the battery with the highest cranking power that fits snug inside the oem battery box and has the right terminals ..... simple
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