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06-14-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 160,996
Posted By wannawankel

You make it appear as if Mazda designed the...

You make it appear as if Mazda designed the engine bay for the LS. Good work!
06-07-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,035
Posted By wannawankel

Very nice. I'm partial to the E9x and in wagon...

Very nice. I'm partial to the E9x and in wagon form.
02-13-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,497
Posted By wannawankel

Yes sir - same for plug flow reactors with...

Yes sir - same for plug flow reactors with injection ports - watch thy turbulence and Reynolds numbers.
02-10-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,730
Posted By wannawankel

A Corvette is a wise choice. It wasn't for me at...

A Corvette is a wise choice. It wasn't for me at this stage because I needed 3+ seats. Once that's not needed anymore a C5 onward will be in my stable.
10-26-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By wannawankel

Looks like Amazon carries FL22: ...

Looks like Amazon carries FL22: ...
10-01-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,946
Posted By wannawankel

Congrats - beautiful car!

Congrats - beautiful car!
08-28-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,431
Posted By wannawankel

Beautiful collection.

Beautiful collection.
05-31-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 994
Posted By wannawankel

Have the coolant cap checked for pressure leaks. ...

Have the coolant cap checked for pressure leaks. A loss in pressure in the coolant system will result in a dramatic lowering of the boiling point of the coolant. Unfortunately our system runs at...
05-09-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By wannawankel

I second that Conti DWS 06 motion.

I second that Conti DWS 06 motion.
04-22-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,997
Posted By wannawankel

I actually like having the CD player - reasons: ...

I actually like having the CD player - reasons:

far better audio quality
prevents SiriusXM interruptions
can take a large collection with me on a trip
03-07-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By wannawankel

as 9K said, if Mazda wants to be upscale - put...

as 9K said, if Mazda wants to be upscale - put some oomph into the wagon. I'm sold on looks it just needs an inline 6 or Turbo 2.5.

C'mon Mazda - give us zoom.
02-12-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By wannawankel

That was a good test - adding water. Smart...

That was a good test - adding water. Smart thinking.
02-06-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,269
Posted By wannawankel

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/640x640/80-21c5a6c701c0d6ed145d9959e03c409c_6a48834f6e1d4580bfc2bbd8600acc3e8f49444d.jpg
02-05-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,594
Posted By wannawankel

I also add dielectric grease to all contact...

I also add dielectric grease to all contact points: grounds, battery connections, etc that are exposed to the elements. Once the terminals are shiny clean, I've never had the battery connections...
01-26-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 737
Posted By wannawankel

Write a bill of sale up with the stipulations: ...

Write a bill of sale up with the stipulations: the testing paid for by buyer, after a test drive of > 40 km at idle (restart it after hot), and a successful compression test results (state min data...
01-20-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 301,394
Posted By wannawankel

Great quote on the RX-8: The lack of love...

Great quote on the RX-8:

The lack of love for this car is a crying shame. It's a Miata chassis, stretched out and hard topped, with the boring 4-pot yanked for a batshit crazy powerplant you can't...
12-23-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,834
Posted By wannawankel

\\\\\oooh an oil thread\\\\\\\ Everywhere...

\\\\\oooh an oil thread\\\\\\\

Everywhere else in the world Mazda specifies this range of oil viscosities for the 13-MSP RX-8. 5W20 was forced on many manufactures in the US due to the apparent...
12-22-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,125
Posted By wannawankel

City gas mileage stinks nomatter what - here's my...

City gas mileage stinks nomatter what - here's my tracker of MPG vs. city driving extent. I replaced my plugs, wires, and coils (OEM C) at about 44K miles. I haven't reset the computer yet but have...
11-28-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,028
Posted By wannawankel

Nice car

Nice car
10-29-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,650
Posted By wannawankel

The 3 Kai could be a drivers car with: - power...

The 3 Kai could be a drivers car with:
- power from a 2.5T (sport mode being insane mode)
- great suspension kit and brakes from the factory
- GT luxury package

akin to the Toyobaru BRZ/86...
10-25-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By wannawankel

I see a small amount of the SuperDeluxe in that...

I see a small amount of the SuperDeluxe in that awesome back end. I like it - I hope it's a rotary.
10-23-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,679
Posted By wannawankel

Mazda page update on the 2017 TMS: MAZDA:...

Mazda page update on the 2017 TMS:

MAZDA: 45th Tokyo motor show 2017 (http://www2.mazda.co.jp/motorshow/2017/en/?_ga=2.98900446.197088646.1508805222-333896433.1508805222)
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-15-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,638
Posted By wannawankel

Nice video

Nice video
10-11-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,679
Posted By wannawankel

Are you saying keep dream in rotards? I like...

Are you saying keep dream in rotards? I like your positive attitude. #Justbuilditmazda
10-10-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,679
Posted By wannawankel

http://www2.mazda.co.jp/motorshow/2017/en/

http://www2.mazda.co.jp/motorshow/2017/en/
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-09-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,638
Posted By wannawankel

Congrats

Congrats
08-29-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By wannawankel

that door shape reminds me of the FD3S! ...

that door shape reminds me of the FD3S! Exciting. (I'm saving for the RX-9)
08-20-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By wannawankel

No: ITEM Unit (US qt) Manual transmission...

No:

ITEM Unit (US qt)
Manual transmission oil 2.05 qt (1.95 L)
Rear differential oil GL-5 75W90 1.3 qt


from the manual.
08-10-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By wannawankel

I'd offer 9-10 for it if they had records on...

I'd offer 9-10 for it if they had records on maintenance of the trans/diff and other services. If not $8-9 to pay for new ignition and cat updates.
08-10-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7,260
Views: 419,935
Posted By wannawankel

I run 0.25 oz. per gallon for normal daily...

I run 0.25 oz. per gallon for normal daily driving as insurance on my 2010 GT. I run 0.5 oz/US gallon on spirited driving days. Use only JASO rated 2-stroke (JASO FC or FD). Lucas 2-stroke...
07-20-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,614
Posted By wannawankel

Seal failures lead to lower coolant pressures and...

Seal failures lead to lower coolant pressures and that leads to lower boiling points (and lower temp failure). Ensure your pressure is at target by getting the seal fixed properly. just posted this...
07-20-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By wannawankel

yes the are so long as your coolant system is...

yes the are so long as your coolant system is sealed and at factory pressure...
07-19-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By wannawankel

Looks good - mine are close to yours and my 2010...

Looks good - mine are close to yours and my 2010 GT starts up fine (rats now I jinxed meself).
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-17-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,213
Posted By wannawankel

Any good JASO FC or FD rated 2-cycle oil is fine....

Any good JASO FC or FD rated 2-cycle oil is fine. Lucas SemiSyn 2-Stroke (FC matches but not officially rated; Amazon has best price of $30/gallon) or Mystic JT4 (FD rated).
07-17-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7,260
Views: 419,935
Posted By wannawankel

Now higher pressure in of itself is not the way...

Now higher pressure in of itself is not the way to make your system more coolant temperature resistant. The system has a maximum pressure for safe operation of the seals, pump, and hoses. Here's...
07-17-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7,260
Views: 419,935
Posted By wannawankel

110 C is the upper for normal range - however...

110 C is the upper for normal range - however that only applied if your coolant system is pressurized. Water temperature boiling point is a function of liquid temperature and PRESSURE. If your...
06-11-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,080
Posted By wannawankel

TC (TCW-2) isn't low smoke or low ash. It's much...

TC (TCW-2) isn't low smoke or low ash. It's much poorer than buying something like Lucas semi-syn JASO FC/FD or even Echo or Husqvarna 2-stroke at Home Deport which is rated JASO FD.
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