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09-20-2018, 09:02 AM
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Posted By keck03

So I traced the line from the catch can back...

So I traced the line from the catch can back around the SC to this T underneath the brake booster. One of the lines looks like it runs to the oil filler line and the other disappears back below the...
09-20-2018, 08:57 AM
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Posted By keck03

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

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09-19-2018, 09:26 AM
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Posted By keck03

I have a line running to the catch can but its...

I have a line running to the catch can but its just regular heater hose. I will look for the source of where it was run from tonite but I think he just replace the fuel line thing with just heater...
09-19-2018, 09:23 AM
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Posted By keck03

My other vacuum that was run out of the intake...

My other vacuum that was run out of the intake runner ran to a T split. It looked like one line ran to a clear line for a boost/vacuum signal. I didnt see where the other one went. I was waiting...
09-18-2018, 06:35 PM
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Posted By keck03

The one is capped. The other leads into a vacuum...

The one is capped. The other leads into a vacuum line behind the bypass valve. But there is a rats nest of vacuum lines there. Iíll pull the bypass valve off and try to trace them
09-18-2018, 06:21 PM
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Posted By keck03

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

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09-17-2018, 07:46 AM
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Posted By keck03

The blue wire is a grounding kit. The red wire is...

The blue wire is a grounding kit. The red wire is from my amp to the battery. I just have it ziptied around there to keep it out of the way for easier access to the oil filter.

Oh and the brake...
09-16-2018, 11:52 AM
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Posted By keck03

The one goes to the brake booster and the other...

The one goes to the brake booster and the other is capped like you thought
09-16-2018, 11:52 AM
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Posted By keck03

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-7d892f20_f7c2_4f54_98df_4783e3415a6d_c6c0432483e0407877391ec12eb989f064714523.jpeghttps://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...
09-13-2018, 09:09 AM
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Posted By keck03

In the first pic, is that on the long runner btwn...

In the first pic, is that on the long runner btwn the SC and the TB ?
09-13-2018, 09:05 AM
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Posted By keck03

I think there was a bolt or a plastic push pin...

I think there was a bolt or a plastic push pin holding parts of it down but it comes out in a few minutes. Way easier than you would think
09-06-2018, 03:29 PM
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Posted By keck03

Oh wow that is definitely buried behind the SC...

Oh wow that is definitely buried behind the SC once its installed. I used to run 10w40 in the summer. I would prob lose like a quarter of a quart filling it up though the T on an oil change. Its...
09-06-2018, 11:48 AM
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Posted By keck03

I remember seeing that pic but couldnt place how...

I remember seeing that pic but couldnt place how it was set up. Do you have an installed pic?
09-04-2018, 09:51 AM
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Posted By keck03

What headers are you running? Does your kit have...

What headers are you running? Does your kit have a remote oil filler adapter? I only ask because adding oil becomes such a PITA that it burps up oil out of the neck onto the strut tower. I ripped out...
08-30-2018, 08:45 AM
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Posted By keck03

Do you have the improved design second gen bypass...

Do you have the improved design second gen bypass valve for the kit?

Boost will come on any time you stab the throttle while in motion. But its so instant/linear, you might be surprised that you...
08-30-2018, 08:30 AM
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Posted By keck03

Those charts are interesting. I rode in a 4 port...

Those charts are interesting. I rode in a 4 port auto with a BNR upgraded greddy and I felt lag down low in the rpm band but the pull from mid to top end was strong. I have owned several turbo cars...
08-07-2018, 10:15 AM
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Posted By keck03

Interesting. Did pettit do a one-off for you or...

Interesting. Did pettit do a one-off for you or did it come with the kit you bought?
Remember to prime the marine pump for the A2W intercooler! Since I got my car back from the rebuild, I have...
08-06-2018, 11:48 AM
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Posted By keck03

I am still around! Man those coolant tanks are...

I am still around! Man those coolant tanks are beautiful. So did you splice the sensor for the coolant level and run two sensors or just have the fluid level shared between both? I am running the...
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
07-02-2018, 10:35 AM
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Posted By keck03

Apparently Sonic needs to find me a set of r3...

Apparently Sonic needs to find me a set of r3 rims for next time so I can fit in with the crowd
06-27-2018, 09:33 AM
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Posted By keck03

obliterx8 I have not bought anything from rx8...

obliterx8 I have not bought anything from rx8 performance. Do you have some sort of intake? Maybe reach out to Carl at RRP and see if he can make something for you. Otherwise any AEM intake kit...
06-21-2018, 08:59 AM
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Posted By keck03

They pop up for sale every so often. Just takes...

They pop up for sale every so often. Just takes a bit of patience. I usually see them on the RX8 Parts forum. Prices vary quite a bit depending on condition and how complete the kit is
06-21-2018, 08:57 AM
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Posted By keck03

I was talking to the shop that built my motor...

I was talking to the shop that built my motor yesterday. I had a compression check done by another shop since its coming up on a year later and the numbers were good (112/114 at 250). Jim told me...
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
06-18-2018, 09:16 AM
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Posted By keck03

The original shop narrowed it down to two things....

The original shop narrowed it down to two things. I have the parts ordered so I should be able to test it out by this weekend for cars n coffee.
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
06-14-2018, 03:23 PM
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Posted By keck03

Probably his since my brakes are still messed up....

Probably his since my brakes are still messed up. I had a shop near my work bleed it twice to try to get the air out. They got the air out but the pedal is still farting

I am taking it back to...
05-11-2018, 01:56 PM
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Posted By keck03

Hmm. I'll keep it in mind if I have to start a...

Hmm. I'll keep it in mind if I have to start a new tune from scratch. My current tune is so close to perfect that I dont want to mess it up and start over or risk anything. Let me know how yours...
05-09-2018, 08:14 PM
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Posted By keck03

MM said there is no reason for the honeycomb...

MM said there is no reason for the honeycomb filter not to work but it will be dependent on getting the math exactly right in how they are placed relative to the MAF. A regular mesh screen like the...
05-07-2018, 03:47 PM
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Posted By keck03

Carl should be able to get it dialed in quickly...

Carl should be able to get it dialed in quickly since he has one. Did he say anything about the honeycomb filter?
05-07-2018, 08:21 AM
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Posted By keck03

I didnt retune it before I used it. It was odd...

I didnt retune it before I used it. It was odd that I put about 25-30 miles on it and it was fine. I was concerned it would affect it because of the nature of the Pettit blow through MAF so I took...
05-04-2018, 09:09 AM
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Posted By keck03

Oh and I want to warn you about that honeycomb...

Oh and I want to warn you about that honeycomb air straightener. My tune def was messed up and threw error codes. I reset the ecu and pcm and it fixed it. The first day or two it ran fine but my...
05-01-2018, 09:01 AM
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Posted By keck03

Sorry for the delay. I swear every time I stopped...

Sorry for the delay. I swear every time I stopped the belt number was at the bottom. Oddly I cant find the cross reference for that number. I checked my amazon and I ordered 4060345, 4060340, and...
05-01-2018, 08:57 AM
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Posted By keck03

I vote for this as well. None of the builders...

I vote for this as well. None of the builders that I spoke with were too confident in any additional mods to the rebuild would make the motor "bulletproof" for boost. They all said that there would...
04-17-2018, 11:44 AM
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Posted By keck03

I first used just regular belts and then switched...

I first used just regular belts and then switched to Gatorback when I first had slippage and stuck with them. I should be able to get the part number off of the one on it. What boost pulley are you...
04-16-2018, 09:23 AM
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Posted By keck03

Nice! I prob have 2k-3k on those pulleys without...

Nice! I prob have 2k-3k on those pulleys without slippage so far. Really have worked out great for me so far.
04-16-2018, 09:21 AM
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Posted By keck03

Most of the dynos I saw with the SC would peak...

Most of the dynos I saw with the SC would peak around 8200-8500.
04-09-2018, 01:56 PM
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Posted By keck03

Looking good. This past weekend I installed one...

Looking good. This past weekend I installed one of those honeycomb straighteners to see if it affects anything discernible. Oddly I am running richer under boost but my idle is greatly improved. I...
04-06-2018, 10:11 AM
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Posted By keck03

The pettit MAF tube I have was only drilled for...

The pettit MAF tube I have was only drilled for two vacuum lines. I wonder if the diagram above was because of that or if Pettit preferred to combine those vacuum lines. My kit was...
04-06-2018, 07:53 AM
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Posted By keck03

Here is the page from Pettit ...

Here is the page from Pettit


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04-02-2018, 03:33 PM
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Posted By keck03

The driver side vacuum line is for the catch can....

The driver side vacuum line is for the catch can. The passenger side goes back into a rats nest of lines behind the supercharger. I'll check the install manual if you need it.
04-02-2018, 03:31 PM
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Posted By keck03

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

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03-29-2018, 03:31 PM
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Posted By keck03

I checked last nite and I only have two vacuum...

I checked last nite and I only have two vacuum lines running into the MAF inlet tube, I have one of the Pettit MAF tubes
03-26-2018, 03:21 PM
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Posted By keck03

You dont need that MAF mounting flange. Its so...

You dont need that MAF mounting flange. Its so tight that you have to wedge in everything. I also had to trim the part of the OEM airbox that stays in it for it so fit in there. Check the pics...
03-26-2018, 03:15 PM
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Posted By keck03

Carl, you are my hero! Does this replace...

Carl, you are my hero!

Does this replace that plastic restrictive T below the brake booster?
03-20-2018, 08:42 AM
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Posted By keck03

lol I did my usual 1.5 hour oil change over the...

lol I did my usual 1.5 hour oil change over the weekend. Shop that did the motor swap used a different filter than I had a wrench for and it was a nightmare to get it off. Oh and the remote oil...
02-28-2018, 10:12 AM
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Posted By keck03

lol it has always had a sc rattle since I got it....

lol it has always had a sc rattle since I got it. Its a unique sound. Not as crazy as I used to hear at the dragstrip with domestics. But it is definitely noticeable.
02-26-2018, 10:52 AM
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Posted By keck03

I thought of you this morning when I drove my 8...

I thought of you this morning when I drove my 8 to the dealership for the piled up recalls. When I was sitting at idle, I was getting paranoid hearing the sc rattle and I kept seeing your pic of the...
02-22-2018, 04:05 PM
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Posted By keck03

I would just do the DW200 and call it a day. I...

I would just do the DW200 and call it a day. I think the conversion is more for people tracking the car regularly and hard. Unless thats your plans for it.
02-21-2018, 01:02 PM
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Posted By keck03

I believe electrical connectors are different ...

I believe electrical connectors are different

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-do-yourself-forum-73/diy-installing-series-ii-fuel-pump-series-i-230326/
02-20-2018, 03:52 PM
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Posted By keck03

Sorry to hear that about your motor.. If it...

Sorry to hear that about your motor.. If it helps you feel better, my motor lasted less than a year after I saw low to mid 90s on my comp test so it may have only been a matter of time.
02-20-2018, 03:50 PM
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Posted By keck03

I have run the DW200 pump in the S1 housing now...

I have run the DW200 pump in the S1 housing now for 3 years or so with no issue. Charles at BHR carried and recommended it. I remember messaging some other SC owners and they liked the S2 housing...
02-20-2018, 03:46 PM
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Posted By keck03

Hmm, honestly I have no idea. If it was me, I...

Hmm, honestly I have no idea. If it was me, I would ship it out to have complete piece of mind before it got installed. Seeing how much time you put into the porting, I can tell you don't cut...
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