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Forum: Series I Major Horsepower Upgrades 06-08-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,588
Posted By skc
My progress so far. ...

My progress so far.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/960x720/80-tensioner_installed_5a1cbe8fd5e3670c517b19bb54d15020efc1683f.jpg

Belts done
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Forum: General Automotive 06-01-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By ASH8
I monitor and partake in many online forums...

I monitor and partake in many online forums worldwide (which I am sure you do also) and the 6 Wagon is sold in virtually all other world markets except NA.
Many contributors have asked when and...
Forum: General Automotive 05-17-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By MattMPS
My opinion is this: IF Mazda wants a...

My opinion is this:

IF Mazda wants a bigger/more powerful version of 2.0 Skyactiv-X (assumed that final numbers of 2.0 will be around 190-195 Hp) an inline 6 ciylinder 3.0 liter makes sense.
...
Forum: General Automotive 05-11-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By hornbm
They have the lexus GS over there too. And...

They have the lexus GS over there too.

And you are missing the point. I'm talking about the Japanese domestic market, which has seeming decided that large FWDs are not worth the cost (tax...
Forum: General Automotive 05-09-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By New Yorker
Wow. All the more reason for me to keep my near...

Wow. All the more reason for me to keep my near mint, well-running ‘05 RX-8. I have zero interest in having my car tethered to countless future “software updates,” knowing that easy, no-brainer,...
Forum: General Automotive 05-06-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,149
Posted By Jedi54
https://jalopnik.com/mid-ohio-race-proves-imsa-is-...

https://jalopnik.com/mid-ohio-race-proves-imsa-is-the-most-exciting-sports-c-1825812273
Forum: General Automotive 05-06-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,149
Posted By Jedi54
been a hell of a race thus far with Acura and...

been a hell of a race thus far with Acura and Mazda showing great speed!
I was about to post how well the Mazdas were holding up and right as I reached for the laptop, the #55 goes behind the wall...
Forum: General Automotive 05-05-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,149
Posted By Jedi54
Qualifying is done and (SHOCKER), Acura takes the...

Qualifying is done and (SHOCKER), Acura takes the top 2 spots!
Although, look who locked down the next 2 positions in qualifying: Mazda Team Joest!

As you can see below Mazda keeps finding speed...
Forum: General Automotive 05-05-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 941
Posted By Bladecutter
As a person who does not own a cell phone, can...

As a person who does not own a cell phone, can you please explain to me why this technology is so important to you and other cell phone owners, that you "refuse" to buy a car without it?

What...
Forum: General Automotive 05-03-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By NotAPreppie
Yah, just pissed.

Yah, just pissed.
Forum: General Automotive 05-01-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By Steve Dallas
I like my the CD changer in my RX-8 and use it...

I like my the CD changer in my RX-8 and use it all the time. I burn mp3 playlists onto 6 CDs and put them in the changer. Each CD holds roughly 100 medium quality songs. The changer just plays them...
Forum: General Automotive 04-30-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By BigBadChris
Good article on the R26b

Neat Jalopnik article with some of the best pictures I have found of the 4 rotor engine. Also a good explainer on intake runner length vs rpm, I think it gives some nice background on how Mazda got...
Forum: RX-8 Multimedia/Photo Gallery 04-24-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,088
Posted By reddozen
probably the best fitting bumper out of the box...

probably the best fitting bumper out of the box I've ever owned. solid quality....
Forum: General Automotive 04-22-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
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
Forum: General Automotive 04-22-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8,824
Views: 929,667
Posted By spruceh0rn
Has anyone else noticed that the license plate...

Has anyone else noticed that the license plate from this picture on the first page of the thread says "spaghetti"??? Cleverly disguised as a normal California plate.
Forum: General Automotive 04-22-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,288
Posted By UnknownJinX
15-year-old thread revival... This has to be a...

15-year-old thread revival... This has to be a new record here.

Speaking of 5 pot, my buddy has a 1997 Volvo 850 with a small turbo on it. Slower than the 8 stock, but with some tuning and playing...
Forum: General Automotive 04-11-2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,637
Posted By ASH8
Yep for the USA the 2003 MY GG Mazda 6 wagon ...

Yep for the USA the 2003 MY GG Mazda 6 wagon ended with the 2006 MY as the last ever Wagon for US.

Since then Generations GH, GJ, and latest GL all had Wagons, except the GH units made in the USA...
Forum: General Automotive 04-03-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,425
Posted By ASH8
Beat you by 2 minutes :)

Beat you by 2 minutes :)
Forum: General Automotive 04-03-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By ASH8
Just been looking over the Mazda 6 2.5l Turbo......

Just been looking over the Mazda 6 2.5l Turbo... still a GL Model code.

Yes, it appears there will be an AWD (Auto Trans Only), as it is listed in Dealer Service Manuals for Australian version, so...
Forum: General Automotive 04-03-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,425
Posted By StealthTL
Political comment removed, and first warning...

Political comment removed, and first warning given.

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Forum: General Automotive 04-03-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,425
Posted By 200.mph
you voicing your views on a politician is a no no...

you voicing your views on a politician is a no no here but i guess some animals are more equal than others
Forum: General Automotive 03-11-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 131,454
Posted By MattMPS
update: look this video recorded during...

update:

look this video recorded during preparation process of Mazda booth at Geneva Motor Show last week

look how is mounted the 4 cylinder engine :yesnod:;)
...
Forum: General Automotive 03-08-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 131,454
Posted By New Yorker
"…concept cars are what probably generate the...

"…concept cars are what probably generate the most interest, especially among the public, so being named the "Concept Car of the Year" at the 11th-annual Car Design Night Geneva held this week during...
Forum: General Automotive 02-08-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By ASH8
EU Engineering and Design Awards Hat-trick for Mazda Cars in Europe

Engineering and Design Awards Hat-trick for Mazda Cars in Europe

The year (2018) has started with a hat-trick of prestigious awards in Paris, Brussels and Milan for Mazda's engineering innovation...
Forum: General Automotive 01-24-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By NotAPreppie
2017.5 Mazda6 GT Automagic (We'll just assume the...

2017.5 Mazda6 GT Automagic (We'll just assume the bigger engine is in the highest-spec)
3250 lbs
2.5T engine: 227 HP (5000 RPM), 310 torques (2000 RPM)

2018 Camry XSE V6
3571 lbs
3.5L V6: 310...
Forum: General Automotive 01-24-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By neit_jnf
Here's how it compares to similar cars, Camry...

Here's how it compares to similar cars, Camry surprised me!

Mazda6 2.5T - 227 hp (on 87 oct)
Camry V6 - 301 hp
Accord 2.0T - 252 hp
Sonata 2.0T - 245 hp

...
Forum: General Automotive 01-04-2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By ASH8
THE 2.5 TURBO... ...

THE 2.5
TURBO...

https://youtu.be/MfKs0NNiuC0
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-02-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,798
Posted By TeamRX8
Please go back and reread the very first post...

Please go back and reread the very first post because you clearly didn’t fully comprehend what was already stated there by asking this question.
Forum: Series I Aftermarket Performance Modifications 01-01-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,798
Posted By TeamRX8
Except you’re making the same mistake everybody,...

Except you’re making the same mistake everybody, their mother, and their brother was and is still making; you assume the Renesis must be the same as what came before. Keep grasping, strawman ...

...
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 12-29-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,154
Posted By TeamRX8
This information below on how to setup the...

This information below on how to setup the injector staging is from an email discussion I had with Mark G @ Adaptronic Tech Support.

On my setup I intend to run P1 only up until the SSV opens,...
Forum: General Automotive 12-26-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 131,454
Posted By SayNoToPistons
"The hood is too long. The lights are too small....

"The hood is too long. The lights are too small. The mirrors are too small. Rubber band tires. Blah blah blah".

Someone tell me why people don't understand the definition of "concept". A concept...
Forum: General Automotive 12-20-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Jedi54
ha! Jeremy can stop correcting me now every...

ha!
Jeremy can stop correcting me now every time I call it Laguna Seca. :lol2:
Forum: General Automotive 12-14-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 131,454
Posted By 9krpmrx8
Not as strange as a young Canadian wearing...

Not as strange as a young Canadian wearing driving gloves.
Forum: General Automotive 12-14-2017, 04:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,265
Posted By ASH8
Production of the CX-8 starts... ...

Production of the CX-8 starts...
https://youtu.be/r8Tn-1i_gGQ
Forum: General Automotive 12-05-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By NotAPreppie
I'm still waiting for my brown Mazda6 wagon with...

I'm still waiting for my brown Mazda6 wagon with a logitudinal VR5 turbodiesel and rear-bias AWD with TorSen diffs front/center/rear receiving power through a 6MT.

Or maybe, just dust off the RX-8...
Forum: General Automotive 12-04-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By ASH8
Dont get why the AWD can not be used in the 2.5T,...

Dont get why the AWD can not be used in the 2.5T, after all the Mazdaspeed 6 with 2.3T had it and is still basically the same system.
Forum: General Automotive 12-04-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By hornbm
I wonder what the technical reason for that is. ...

I wonder what the technical reason for that is. Since it is only available on the diesel models in Japan, torque can't be the problem.
Forum: General Automotive 12-03-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,149
Posted By Jedi54
Mazda unveils new 2018 livery. ...

Mazda unveils new 2018 livery.



https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/1000x600/80-image_357e0b3e31d7251e41d7c55aa2abc037a0a6c427.png
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Forum: General Automotive 11-25-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,149
Posted By Jedi54
I lied, couldn't pass up the opportunity to post...

I lied, couldn't pass up the opportunity to post this. (emphasis mine)



Mazda continues hectic DPi testing program

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Forum: General Automotive 11-25-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,149
Posted By Jedi54
As a Mazda fan the most exciting part of this new...

As a Mazda fan the most exciting part of this new season is having Team Joest taking over the Mazda Motorsports program.
This is one of THE winningest / most historic race teams in LeMans history...
Forum: General Automotive 11-23-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By ASH8
Our Government was about to pass into law where...

Our Government was about to pass into law where Any Private buyer could import a close to brand new (or brand new) car without the BS, provided it was under 12 months of age and the buyer could do it...
Forum: General Automotive 11-21-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By hornbm
I'd purchase AWD, not for snow or unpaved roads,...

I'd purchase AWD, not for snow or unpaved roads, but because FWD is garbage.

If I had my way, all road only cars would be RWD, but sadly that isn't the case. I'd take AWD over FWD any day of the...
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 11-21-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,154
Posted By TeamRX8
Received an update tonight from Adaptronic via...

Received an update tonight from Adaptronic via Elliott @ Turblown. Andy leaned out the tune from above and found some more power. Also did some ignition timing/split work. ECUs are shipping soon...
Forum: General Automotive 11-21-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By ASH8
UK Mazda develops 'co-pilot system' that can take over from the driver ..

The car that stops itself if you're about to crash | This is Money (http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars/article-5101551/The-car-stops-crash.html)
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 11-18-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,154
Posted By rotarenvy
The dyno operator is listed as Andy. I'm guessing...

The dyno operator is listed as Andy. I'm guessing that is andy waytt from adaptronic. He seems to dislike BS and statments that can't be backed up by measurment if that is anything to go by.

ask...
Forum: General Automotive 11-16-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By hornbm
It didn't come to the US because of the same...

It didn't come to the US because of the same reason we don't get any wagons here, nobody buys them.

American buyers have some sick love affair with SUVs despite the fact that a wagon would be...
Forum: Series I Engine Tuning Forum 11-15-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,154
Posted By TeamRX8
Still way too rich for NA, but about as expected ...

Still way too rich for NA, but about as expected


...
Forum: General Automotive 11-15-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,227
Posted By SayNoToPistons
2018 Mazda6 gets the Turbo 2.5L SkyActiv-G

About damn time.

https://www.motoring.com.au/2018-mazda6-teased-109848/


American automotive blogs also share the same news.
Forum: Rotary Swaps 11-10-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 93,916
Posted By TeamRX8
You can have shorter piping and good htx, just...

You can have shorter piping and good htx, just got to do a v-mount and have the meatballs to cut a hole in the hood

Oh yeah, dump the UIM with a plenum/TB directlt on the top of the LIM



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Forum: General Automotive 11-05-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By ASH8
Worth pointing out that during each and every...

Worth pointing out that during each and every vehicles assembly point from the very start to roll off ending and track testing every part is bar coded (part number) scanned for correct parts and...
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