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Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-13-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 160,596
Posted By blu3dragon

For anyone who wants the offset bushings now: ...

For anyone who wants the offset bushings now:

https://www.mazdamotorsports.com/2019/04/24/parts-spotlight-nc-offset-bushings/

Part No.: 0000-04-5407-NC – 2006-2015 MX-5 & 2009-2011 RX-8
Part...
06-09-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 680
Posted By sinkas

Sad to see this go as you are one of the only...

Sad to see this go as you are one of the only reasons I keep returning t o the forum, great buy for someone though
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-09-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 160,596
Posted By TeamRX8

Edit: someone reported that the S2 UCA stud is...

Edit: someone reported that the S2 UCA stud is different than the S1 too

again for anyone who missed it, the bushing OD is also slightly smaller on the S1 too. So reaming out the tapered stud hole...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-09-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 160,596
Posted By blu3dragon

So I had a look at the bushings last night. You...

So I had a look at the bushings last night. You are correct. The inside hole is too small for the LCA ball joint taper on a 2004. I was really hoping this was an issue with the early PN not having...
01-19-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 241
Sticky Brake FAQ
Views: 124,516
Posted By Steve Dallas

I couldn't help but necro-quote this. It...

I couldn't help but necro-quote this.

It depends on the layout of the track. My favorite configuration at my home track is very hard on brakes. CoTA and Eagle's Canyon Raceway are even worse. As a...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-28-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,637
Posted By 04Green

2 updates, Roebling Road In the damp -...

2 updates, Roebling Road

In the damp - Brandy (RIP) - 1:28.8

In the dry, cold day - Jessica - 1:26.9

Both Cars DD. Powertrix coil over and Progress bars. Jessica was with R888R : )))))
11-28-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,596
Posted By NotAPreppie

Good luck with that.

Good luck with that.
11-08-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,004,638
Posted By UnknownJinX

Doesn't look like the police car caught on fire...

Doesn't look like the police car caught on fire because it was going too fast. To me, it looks like the catalytic converter lit the tall grass below it on fire.

Why do they pull over on the left...
10-28-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,832
Posted By Jazzmeson

Sorry everyone, it has been a while since I last...

Sorry everyone, it has been a while since I last posted updates. I didn't want to be another boosted RX-8 thread without having a conclusion on the final outcome. Work has kept me very busy and I...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-15-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,637
Posted By hufflepuff

i have a bunch of updates... Summit Point...

i have a bunch of updates...

Summit Point Main - 1:22.95
Summit Point Shenandoah - 1:41.89
Summit Point Jefferson - 1:20.92 (SCCA TT2 track record)
Dominion Raceway - 1:33.42 (NASA TTD track...
08-02-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By BigCajun

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/245x187/80-giphy_2_a466ea686e3cc53dd380e56c52c78b84403ff5cb.gif
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-04-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,090
Posted By Adax

A few updates. New exhaust is done. BlackHalo...

A few updates. New exhaust is done. BlackHalo long-tube headers to a custom 3.5" collector, then 3.5" SS to a CoastFab muffler. Heat wrapped then expanded mesh to protect heat tape from curbs and...
04-06-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 191,430
Posted By Brettus

Yes any porting of the siamese ports makes it...

Yes any porting of the siamese ports makes it worse , making them smaller ...helps.
I have tried a tighter fitting sleeve (professionally inconel welded) ... it beat itself to death and I ended up...
04-05-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 191,430
Posted By Brettus

Ok - so I hit the dyno again yesterday ......

Ok - so I hit the dyno again yesterday ... different dyno again . Result ...pretty much the same . Please ignore the torque figure , it relates to dyno drum torque not engine torque . Actual torque...
03-08-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By NotAPreppie

Because the rotary has no future.

Because the rotary has no future.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-01-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,637
Posted By rocketboi336

Thanks! This weekends was fun, although I was...

Thanks! This weekends was fun, although I was left stranded after the first day with a failed ignition coil (BHR coil too which surprised me).

I got a lot of seat time without a passenger and got...
Replies: 34
Views: 8,435
Posted By TeamRX8

Diagram indicating the S2 fuel pump assembly...

Diagram indicating the S2 fuel pump assembly parts break down. The way I interpret it, you can either buy the entire fuel pump module assembly or get it in the following partial parts (USDM part...
Forum: Series II DIY
10-17-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,725
Posted By Steve Dallas

OK, so no time for actual data. Just anecdotes. ...

OK, so no time for actual data. Just anecdotes.

I put on a new set of brakes, including whatever Raybestos rotors were on clearance and Carbotech XP10/XP8 pads, bled the calipers with fresh...
10-11-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
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
10-11-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By 9krpmrx8

#keepdreaminrotards

#keepdreaminrotards
09-09-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By NotAPreppie

:rollingla

:rollingla
09-05-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By NotAPreppie

They can't meet conventional ICE emissions...

They can't meet conventional ICE emissions requirements with the rotary but they continue to improve seals and lubrication? But combine that with the "range extender tech" and a "sports car...
08-31-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,314
Posted By NotAPreppie

See my signature? I already have that record....

See my signature? I already have that record. Come on, get with the program.
08-31-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,314
Posted By NotAPreppie

We're rotary owners. We're all pretty naive.

We're rotary owners. We're all pretty naive.
08-14-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,415
Posted By BigCajun

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/200x150/80-o97g1_s_200x150_674b07476359bd4df0ab0d75f3eac0b01d41fc45.gif
08-04-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,637
Posted By Reoze

I decided to spend a total of 30 seconds...

I decided to spend a total of 30 seconds searching about this on google. It's already been done.

https://www.cantanko.com/rx-8/reverse-engineering-the-rx-8s-instrument-cluster-part-one/

For...
08-02-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By gwilliams6

What Made the McLaren F1 the World's Greatest Car

A long read, but quite wonderful for true sports car lovers.

What Made the McLaren F1 the World's Greatest Car...
07-23-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,009
Posted By OD4

I just updated my brake ducts on the dedicated...

I just updated my brake ducts on the dedicated track car. (SCCA T4 class) I had ducts running from the old fog lights but with the new oil coolers I needed more space. I did something similar to...
07-21-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 238,387
Posted By Zachary Verge

He's already mad at us for hurting the earth with...

He's already mad at us for hurting the earth with our flames
07-21-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,317
Posted By Steve Dallas

Which Oil is Best?

Let's ask Blackstone.

https://www.blackstone-labs.com/Newsletters/Gas-Diesel/July-1-2017.php...
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
07-14-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By roto-moto

MD Maryland C&C Weekly Meetups

Hey everyone, there's hasn't been a lot going on lately with the MD Rx7 guys so I'm starting a thread for local weekly Cars & Coffee Meetups. I have a small group of eclectic car friends that try to...
Forum: Series II DIY
07-09-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,725
Posted By Steve Dallas

I have some data. Unfortunately, I do not have...

I have some data. Unfortunately, I do not have good comparison data against the Miata photo above, because I ran a different track configuration this morning, and the session times were different.
...
07-01-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By StealthTL

Just lookin out for a fellow member.... We...

Just lookin out for a fellow member....

We get plenty of people here trying to sell parts they don't have, after 8 posts of 'Wow' and 'Good info' to establish a bit of cred.

...and it's my job...
06-23-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 301,377
Posted By Steve Dallas

Finally finished up my brake duct installation. ...

Finally finished up my brake duct installation.

https://www.rx8club.com/series-ii-diy-161/diy-brake-ducts-series-ii-264877/#post4824395
06-22-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,913
Posted By Steve Dallas

I emailed Ohlins (again) about the rear spring...

I emailed Ohlins (again) about the rear spring discrepancy. This is the response I received:

Based on the information in this thread, plus that response, I emailed Goodwin Racing about the rates...
06-19-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,913
Posted By SBGarage

Nope, these decrease hysteresis... they're on the...

Nope, these decrease hysteresis... they're on the damper side not the shock body side (so in line with the damper itself) which does not cause NVH (on a quality damper at least).

Here's a bit more...
06-16-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By Loki

No no, thank YOU.

No no, thank YOU.
06-16-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By Steve Dallas

Now we need a "No Thanks" button. It might turn...

Now we need a "No Thanks" button. It might turn out to be the most useful feature on here.
06-14-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,913
Posted By Steve Dallas

Bumptity bump!

Bumptity bump!
06-13-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By Reoze

Apparently it wasn't theirs either. Facebook...

Apparently it wasn't theirs either.

Facebook sued over 'like' button - BBC News (http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-21411622)
06-13-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
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
06-13-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By Loki

This thanks thing is way too obnoxious. I don't...

This thanks thing is way too obnoxious. I don't need each post's life story, I just want to give someone positive reinforcement without throwing a bunch of unproductive text on the screen.
06-13-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
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 !
06-13-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By Reoze

I'm highly offended that people can now declare...

I'm highly offended that people can now declare my posts "useful" when in fact they are most likely not. Can I get my like button back now?
06-13-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By NotAPreppie

Well, I'm just going to use the "Thanks" button...

Well, I'm just going to use the "Thanks" button as a like button.
06-13-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By Steve Dallas

I have a feeling some special snowflake newbs...

I have a feeling some special snowflake newbs complained that people were 'liking' when some of us big meanies were "mean" to them and ruined the 'like' button for everyone.
06-08-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,827
Posted By Steve Dallas

^ To that end, one of my favorite things to do is...

^ To that end, one of my favorite things to do is humiliate Lotus owners. I routinely beat Elise / Exige cars. Evoras are also usually not a problem. I have much more difficulty with the Evora S...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-03-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,090
Posted By Adax

SCCA STL Build

I have some down time in this build and decided to upload a few images with a little commentary of/on the RX-8 I'm building for the STL class in SCCA road racing.

Some background; I'm not new to...
05-11-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By Jedi54

not having a Like button for a few weeks has us...

not having a Like button for a few weeks has us all...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/600x471/80-ngbbs43cddec7e2b26_6cefe1d9a5c4d2366ecc32fffe9c96ce33d22703.jpg
Forum: RX-8 Racing
04-26-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,640
Posted By TeamRX8

Yeah, saw the pic. Looking good out there ....

Yeah, saw the pic. Looking good out there ....
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