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Forum: RX-8 Discussion 06-05-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
check out marco jorge I think he'll even do...

check out marco jorge
I think he'll even do the comp test for a reasonable price


there is also mazdees south of scarborough though when I called them and explained my problem they said my...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 05-24-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
Honestly I am really starting to suspect the fuel...

Honestly I am really starting to suspect the fuel pump as well. Maybe I installed it incorrectly.

Could I have a clogged secondary injector in the rear housing?




When it first shut off...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 05-24-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I replaced the spark plugs, car idles great, LTFT...

I replaced the spark plugs, car idles great, LTFT was +2.3 at idle when I took it out for some pulls tonight -- and it pulled amazingly for the first little bit. I was redlining without problems even...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 05-22-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I'm the last review in that amazon link. It's a...

I'm the last review in that amazon link.
It's a S1 pump designed like the S2 and I did have to cut 1/4 inch off the nipple at the bottom.

it came to me assembled backwards lol which really set me...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 05-22-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
rx8 power loss

I think I have a fuel issue because I have checked all the coils wires, and plugs - everything seems good.


last week when I got off the highway and wanted to redline in 3rd to clean out the...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 05-17-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
you were right

all of the people that were saying that told me not to get the shitty d585 kit, spend the extra 200 and get BHR were right. I thought the mods were just paid off by BHR and I was wrong.

Twice now...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-26-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
Yep, bad front rotor leading coil. Swapping cured...

Yep, bad front rotor leading coil. Swapping cured everything
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-26-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I sprayed contact cleaner and wd all around the...

I sprayed contact cleaner and wd all around the engine bay could not get a small rpm bump. The car looks like it's running on 1 rotor from the uneven exhaust. I'm gonna try switching the position 1...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-26-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
so a quick recap I'm still stuck. from the...

so a quick recap I'm still stuck.

from the beginning:
car died when I was on the road, I still started it up just to move it 20 meters so I could park. I was getting a flashing CEL and a STFT...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-01-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I replaced the fuel pump. Car is flooded...

I replaced the fuel pump.

Car is flooded right now. Will work on deflooding it tmrw (i almost started it today but I should clean the plugs anyways and put some 2stroke in the engine).

I got...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-28-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
The fuel pump they sent me was assembled wrong....

The fuel pump they sent me was assembled wrong. The top part was put on flipped, because of that the fuel pump didn't close fully.

I was standing there scratching my head because I put the pump...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-27-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I think I have a similar problem. I have seen...

I think I have a similar problem. I have seen others on the forums mention that p0171 is fuel pump related. that's what I've found from my searches
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-27-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
New engine or fuel pump?

Was driving on the highway with about 30% gas left and the car starts stuttering, loss of power. I kicked the clutch in and it just died. I waited for 5 mins while checking the codes, Misfire 302 and...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-27-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
series 2 fuel pump

I bought this FP on amazon. it said it was for S1 but it definitely looks like a s2 pump
...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 05-13-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
yeah I just hit 90k kms and I premix so that...

yeah I just hit 90k kms and I premix so that could be it. thanks I'll be replacing it come monday then.
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 05-13-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
power loss and surging

was driving around today in the city, lots of start stop driving. about 2 hours into my errands I noticed that the car was losing power and surging in first and second gear over 3500 rpm in like .5...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-04-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I'll have to defend hasselrode's kit because as I...

I'll have to defend hasselrode's kit because as I said previously my fuel trims were tight a.f. and the car ran great.

fuel trims really go crazy getting on/off the throttle.
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-04-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
goddamn I wish I flooded it... but this is the...

goddamn I wish I flooded it... but this is the first time and not by me...

but fine I'd want to look into this scenario a bit more... just entertain the possibility that some part of the ignition...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-04-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I have justin hesselrode's kit. He himself told...

I have justin hesselrode's kit. He himself told me it shouldn't flood. But we did get our first cold weather snap around the same time he flooded it which I've heard contributes to it. Still sounds...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 10-04-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
Angry RX8 performance after flooding

I left my car at my GF's dad's house while I went to Cuba for 2 weeks.
Told him not to touch as the car as he hasn't driven a manual in 25+ years and explicitly told him not to shut it off cold.
...
Forum: Canada For Sale/Wanted 10-20-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,495
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I've got mine sitting in my closet lemme know if...

I've got mine sitting in my closet lemme know if u wanna use it.

located in north york
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 09-10-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,338
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I'm gonna have to jump in here with my limited...

I'm gonna have to jump in here with my limited experience... you say that driving the car for a bit makes the clutch act up. well, could it be the master/slave cylinder acting up? The brake fluid in...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-04-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,409
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
it did at one point feel as though I was not...

it did at one point feel as though I was not disengaging fully, I raised the clutch pedal disengage point. it felt better
I know the hydraulics are fucked as I saw some clutch fluid leaking from the...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 09-04-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,409
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
Clutch overheating?

After driving for a while, my 8 seems to be limiting clutch slip.

For example:

start car in the morning, wait for it to get to 190F coolant temp and I can do some great starts at 3.5k RPM. I...
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 08-06-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
thanks I've done this in the winter but I suppose...

thanks I've done this in the winter but I suppose another try couldn't hurt.


could it be a dying battery?
Forum: Series I Tech Garage 08-06-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
TSC LIGHT when Cranking

Hi, sometimes when I crank the engine cold I see the TSC light flash as well as the headlight auto leveler flash. sometimes it doesn't flash.

both lights stay off after starting the car... just...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-24-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
MAF flow 3.9g/s indicative of vacuum leak? Bad...

MAF flow 3.9g/s indicative of vacuum leak? Bad MAF?

my idle feels good.
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-24-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
not quite sure what to look at next. I've...

not quite sure what to look at next.

I've got 2 logs @ operating temp for 2 trips (1 during the day, 1 at night)

I can't seem to find any differences other than slight changes in the MAF flow...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-23-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
are you talking to me? I don't have the software...

are you talking to me? I don't have the software to even change the fuel maps.
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-23-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I'm quite certain that the effect I'm feeling is...

I'm quite certain that the effect I'm feeling is not psychological.

There's a clear difference in how the car feels especially after sitting in the sun while I'm at work - my trip back home isn't...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-23-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
update: ended up paying for the PCM update - car...

update: ended up paying for the PCM update - car definitely feels more streetable but I seem to have lost some low end power (<5k rpm).

coolant temps have gone down by 10 degrees on average but...
Forum: Canada Forum 07-22-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
Yep, they're trying to scam me.... ...

Yep, they're trying to scam me....
...
Forum: Canada Forum 07-21-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
yep, just finished work so will try now. I am...

yep, just finished work so will try now. I am getting loss of power in high ambient temps -> all related to the troubleshooting post I've made here.
...
Forum: Canada Forum 07-21-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
1) no sticker in hood 2) dealer confirmed (via...

1) no sticker in hood
2) dealer confirmed (via vin and canadian TSB#)
3) mazda corp confirmed (via vin and north american TSB#)
Forum: Canada Forum 07-21-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I'm just trying to apply the wording of the TSB...

I'm just trying to apply the wording of the TSB to my situation logically.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/1681x1050/80-msp16_f11d55eed820be1070f573483d0244721d8a462a.png
...
Forum: Canada Forum 07-21-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
Here's what happened: I call dealership - tell...

Here's what happened: I call dealership - tell them I read 01-13/08... I have the problem. But I'm out of warranty for 2 months. So he quotes me $245 for PCM reflash + engine cleaning + engine...
Forum: Canada Forum 07-21-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
Here's how the dealer found the TSB (but is...

Here's how the dealer found the TSB (but is refusing to provide a copy)

Go TO: Dealer loungeSelect: Ms 3
select: 2007 rx8
search: Msp 16 or loss of power


you will see:

01-09-26...
Forum: Canada Forum 07-21-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
Msp16 tsb

Does anyone have access to a copy of MSP16 (Engine Lack of Power/No Cranks)?

The Canadian TSB# is 01-09/26 -> equivalent US TSB# is 01-13/08

The reason I ask for this is because US...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-21-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
Is 185F too soon for the fans to turn on? I think...

Is 185F too soon for the fans to turn on? I think they are turning on at 200 currently.

In a phone battle with Mazda Canada about getting MSP16 done for free as my car has been out of warranty...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-20-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I'm probably lacking the MSP16 update as well,...

I'm probably lacking the MSP16 update as well, which could contribute to my issues. upon calling the local mazda stealer they told me they'd update my ecu for $118. They can't tell me if I've got the...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-20-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
been logging my trips. sluggishness starts around...

been logging my trips. sluggishness starts around 210F - the hottest i've seen the coollant get is 214F.

Nighttime coolant temps are always below 195F and the car feels great then.

Car feels...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-06-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
the OBD tool I have is this 1: ...

the OBD tool I have is this 1:

https://www.scantool.net/scan-tools/obdlink-lx.html

what do I need to see the ECU event log? mazda edit?

yeah I meant the plastic tray below the intake, I...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-06-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
No idea what a deepscan is even; I tried googling...

No idea what a deepscan is even; I tried googling to no avail.

but from taking in what you said: I'm pretty much understanding that RX8 runs like shit in hot temps; that's normal. Ok, I get...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-06-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
the car runs real nice at night so unless...

the car runs real nice at night so unless Hesselrode bought his wires off batman I don't see how that can be a problem considering I don't get misfires. I'm just trying to be logical here. You want...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-06-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
as I mentioned in the first post I only fill up...

as I mentioned in the first post I only fill up at petro and shell, I should be pickier I thought those 2 were the best?
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-06-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
really though it aint a biggie, just a bit of...

really though it aint a biggie, just a bit of ceramic exposed
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-06-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
Yes the car is from Montreal, I had made the trip...

Yes the car is from Montreal, I had made the trip in November to buy it price was very good. Insurance on the 8 is lower than my corolla. 230$ a month full coverage 500$ deduct
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-06-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
LOL! I'm not too worried about the kit; I'm sure...

LOL! I'm not too worried about the kit; I'm sure the coils he gave me are Herkos but they're much better than oem and much better than the fake ones I got on eBay as well. I inspected the kit - it...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-06-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
I got the car with bad coils as it was at 50,000...

I got the car with bad coils as it was at 50,000 km so I bought some from ebay, they ended up being fake - so I bought d585's from Justin Hesselrode, coils, wires have less than 5k. plugs have less...
Forum: Series I Trouble Shooting 07-06-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,838
Posted By Kim Jong Illest
the gas station thing? Maybe.... the hot...

the gas station thing? Maybe....

the hot weather sluggishness is definitely not in my head though, I can see and feel a clear difference going up hills.

Would love for it to run consistently...
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