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06-11-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,985
Posted By NotAPreppie

New toy!

Not going to lie: my new toy is pretty damned sexy...

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Forum: Canada Forum
06-07-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By Neo

My daily for over a year now. 2010 R3 in Aurora...

My daily for over a year now. 2010 R3 in Aurora Ontario
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/1024x768/img_5797_750adb3bdcc3d02e47721630b34859944c4962a6.jpg


My "nice...
03-25-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Csay814

Just got done checking the cat, and dang that...

Just got done checking the cat, and dang that thing was plugged. No wonder why it had no power. I did the ole remove the honeycomb guts on it for now till i can weld up a new pipe for it and took it...
03-18-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By 40th8Jake

This might be a dumb suggestion but..

If thatís the only bolt
left and itís hanging by itself, it is probably putting extra sideways pressure on it trying to get it out straight. Probably a better way to put that but if not already try...
03-09-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By NotAPreppie

7v sounds like what happens when you put 12v on...

7v sounds like what happens when you put 12v on the + wire and 5v on the - wire of something.
03-05-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,408
Posted By Gr8White

If I had seen this 10min before I did, I'd have...

If I had seen this 10min before I did, I'd have been all over this (just bought a new stereo/metra/etc).

As far as HOW to ship all this stuff, I figure I'll help someone else out here and suggest...
02-21-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By swoope

i hate you so much right now! :) beers...

i hate you so much right now! :)

beers :beer:
02-15-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,097
Posted By UnknownJinX

Did you just sign up to sell stuff? Not very...

Did you just sign up to sell stuff? Not very subtle with just 2 posts and a completely new account...

Like quite a few people said 16 years ago, oil still gets worn out, especially if it sees heat...
02-14-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By Dive bomber

We all need to start somewhere 😎

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02-14-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,006,563
Posted By sonicsdaman

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

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02-11-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,432
Posted By TheAMAZINGNorad

Jackpot. Got all of the papers plus a few others...

Jackpot. Got all of the papers plus a few others (I e-mailed the author directly and he responded pretty fast). They are in a Google Drive folder which contains the following.

Oil Transport...
02-02-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By UnknownJinX

Higher is colder for NGK and Denso spark plugs....

Higher is colder for NGK and Denso spark plugs. Some other manufacturers like Champion do it the other way around.

https://www.ngk.com.au/technical_info/heat-range/
01-29-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 136,010
Posted By organicrx8

new rx8 owner

Yes, I just bought a 2006 rx8 with only 15000 kilometres on it. The previous owner only drove it about 1200K per year, nevertheless there were several negative things about it. The car was sold with...
01-21-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,006,563
Posted By 200.mph

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

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I kinda like this one lol
12-18-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By UnknownJinX

Yeah, I read about the super fast charging...

Yeah, I read about the super fast charging station. Curious how that will turn out. My only concern would be the impact it has on the battery capacity if someone were to use this regularly on their...
12-18-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Steve Dallas

Aside from Loki's doom and gloom, you could be...

Aside from Loki's doom and gloom, you could be smoking as a result of over-filling the engine oil, or as a result of using a short funnel, which allows oil to dribble into certain vacuum lines. The...
12-08-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By New Yorker

Wow, very impressive. And inspiring. And...

Wow, very impressive. And inspiring. And comforting to know that even really dirty RX-8 seats can come clean.
Replies: 53
Views: 19,424
Posted By NotAPreppie

Said nobody, ever.

Said nobody, ever.
11-27-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,665
Posted By Brettus

For peak power ... you still need the same (if...

For peak power ... you still need the same (if not more) airflow if you reduce rpm but at a higher boost. This does suit typical compressor maps better as most maps are more efficient at higher...
11-26-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,585
Posted By 04Green

First track event with the spacer. I have never...

First track event with the spacer. I have never been so comfortable in my life. 90 mph corner, slight fade, fingertips on the wheel, not fighting the seat, head not hitting the roof...
11-21-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,665
Posted By Brettus

The 450whp Renesis engine - why it will never happen - theory

As many of you know , I've been pursuing the goal of creating the highest whp Renesis ever recorded . I believe I have succeeded in doing that (arguably) but along the way have encountered many...
11-16-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,398
Posted By skc

I love going to the track and beating most exotic...

I love going to the track and beating most exotic cars especially if I am on a tight winding track the Rx8. That's when the Rx8 is in its element
11-15-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By Steve Dallas

To be fair, if he has had it for 6 weeks, he has...

To be fair, if he has had it for 6 weeks, he has probably been through 17,653 tanks of gas, so there is that. ;)
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-13-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,828
Posted By hufflepuff

DO NOT USE TIMKEN OR MOOG HUBS. DO NOT USE...

DO NOT USE TIMKEN OR MOOG HUBS.
DO NOT USE TIMKEN OR MOOG HUBS.
DO NOT USE TIMKEN OR MOOG HUBS.
DO NOT USE TIMKEN OR MOOG HUBS.

I have tried them, and they fail and develop slop and play in the...
11-07-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By NotAPreppie

I think you meant N3Z1

I think you meant N3Z1
11-01-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By NotAPreppie

I'm going to disagree with part of what Loki...

I'm going to disagree with part of what Loki said.

Agree:
Disconnecting the battery is fine. Do it as often and for as long as you like. The car will lose it's memory of fuel trims but it will...
10-25-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,385
Posted By RX0004

They may have addressed some issues, but they...

They may have addressed some issues, but they obviously didn't address enough, and then created more.

Sure, emissions compliance is the big reason the Mazda rotary evolved into the Renesis. But...
10-23-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 922
Posted By Custom_ftr

That is not what I want. I have had the rotory...

That is not what I want. I have had the rotory bug for years before I could even drive. I'll never forget riding the school buss and seeing a brand new black rx7 back in 94. I have attempted to...
10-15-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By UnknownJinX

[/LIST]To support this point, I found something...

[/LIST]To support this point, I found something out of the Rotary Engine book written by Kenichi Yamamoto himself.
...
09-28-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By New Yorker

Others have said it but I'll say it, as well,...

Others have said it but I'll say it, as well, since so many first-time buyers ignore the advice, for some strange reason:

DO NOT PURCHASE AN RX-8 WITHOUT FIRST HAVING A ROTARY-SPECIFIC COMPRESSION...
09-16-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By UnknownJinX

If you are talking about that hole on the top of...

If you are talking about that hole on the top of the accordion tube, it's normal. That hole is unused and blind from the factory.

I think it's used for oil injection in S1, but since S2 uses a...
09-15-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,398
Posted By Curt Baclawski

I think at current prices, the RX-8 is an...

I think at current prices, the RX-8 is an incredible value for track duty. I know with only minor modifications(springs/sways/tires) mine can easily catch and pass some more modern "sportscars"...
09-13-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,678
Posted By NotAPreppie

We were all thinking it. I was just the one brave...

We were all thinking it. I was just the one brave enough to pick up the slack.
09-03-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,786
Posted By NotAPreppie

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07-15-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By Steve Dallas

What you are referring to as the donut is the...

What you are referring to as the donut is the rear gasket. The OE front gasket is a circular gasket that fits into recesses between the pipes. The flat gasket you have there is pretty much...
07-03-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,538
Posted By Steve Dallas

The company that pioneered the D585 coils setup...

The company that pioneered the D585 coils setup and invested in all the R&D and testing is a rip-off company? It would be more accurate to say all the other companies that have copied BHR are the...
06-20-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Danieljjvv

Solved

After alot of research and checking problems on the OBD2 scanner I decided to take the car to our local rotary specialist and discovered the problem.
when I purchased the car, the dealer took the...
05-28-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,986
Posted By GQM

Thank you! More videos: ...

Thank you!




More videos:


https://youtu.be/0UDXjr7NzqA
05-22-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Brettus

This is symptomatic of a failing fuel...

This is symptomatic of a failing fuel pump/blocked fuel filter . How many kms on the fuel pump ? They typically should be replaced every 100,000kms
04-21-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,986
Posted By GQM

More Project RX-8 installments! Header...

More Project RX-8 installments!

Header installation:

https://youtu.be/HvS8IoicRYY


Steering wheel installation:

https://youtu.be/x3q6YgEeG2E
04-03-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By NotAPreppie

I can't figure out why Mazda are doing this. They...

I can't figure out why Mazda are doing this. They should really be fighting for the external combustion engine; I hear it's the bomb!
Dodges rotten tomatoes.
03-29-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,562
Posted By NotAPreppie

There are three LTFT values stored for different...

There are three LTFT values stored for different MAF rates.
Below 8g/s
between 8g/s and 20g/s
Above 20g/s

If you see the LTFT fluctuate wildly, you're probably transitioning between these three...
03-28-2018, 03:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
Posted By fmzambon

I have one of those engines powering a little...

I have one of those engines powering a little Q500 type RC airtplane.
These engines need a minimum of 25% oil in the fuel, most of it being castor oil. So that fluid sloshing around could very well...
03-19-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,727
Posted By NotAPreppie

Thought I had tied up the neutral/reverse switch...

Thought I had tied up the neutral/reverse switch wiring well enough to keep them from melting to the exhaust and shorting out.

I thought wrong and the car died on the drive home from Lemons car...
03-18-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By kevinande

Dude I was watching a movie, saw this and just...

Dude I was watching a movie, saw this and just died! Wife thinks I am nuts. Thanks I needed a good laugh.
03-05-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,727
Posted By NotAPreppie

More cleanup. Redid the wiring for the neutral...

More cleanup. Redid the wiring for the neutral and reverse switches since they got a little melty a while back. Cleaned the crossmember above the radiator and gave it a few coats of POR15 since it...
02-14-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,137
Posted By neit_jnf

Pratt & Whitney Rotary Engine Patents!!

Did you guys know Pratt and Whitney is working on rotary engines?? There are lots of recent (2010-2018) patents related to or mentioning wankel rotary engines.

They have patents for rotors, apex...
02-06-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By jocco

And the day has come. Bought an 2004 RX8 last...

And the day has come. Bought an 2004 RX8 last week.

Not the one I intended 3 years ago, but found a decent one for a decent price.

And immediately have few issues with it :) no heat in the...
01-01-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,326
Posted By Brettus

I filed a provisional patent-Renesis EGR stratification

As a spinoff to all the turbo development work I've been doing, I came across an Idea that I thought might be worthwhile to help with fuel saving.
The results were looking like it might be...
Replies: 47
Views: 13,630
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. ...
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