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03-20-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 89,955
Posted By ShellDude

I still have the 8. At least for a while...

I still have the 8. At least for a while longer. It will be visiting the local dealership on Monday to get all the outstanding recalls processed (front control rod / bushing or similar, both front...
02-19-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,025
Posted By ShellDude

Team, I hope all is well with you health wise. ...

Team, I hope all is well with you health wise. Take care of yourself. I don't visit nearly as much as I used to but was silently watching this to see where you were headed.
02-19-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,077
Posted By ShellDude

I pushed my BNR GReddy up to 14psi for a "brief"...

I pushed my BNR GReddy up to 14psi for a "brief" unexpected period back in the day.

fun fun
01-25-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 116,474
Posted By ShellDude

Check back with us in 60-80k miles :)

Check back with us in 60-80k miles :)
12-27-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 89,955
Posted By ShellDude

dude, this is huge.... now I need some decent...

dude, this is huge.... now I need some decent weather to run the wire!
05-30-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,721
Posted By ShellDude

I ordered a set of them (Halogen) and with a...

I ordered a set of them (Halogen) and with a little bit of creative engineering was able to move my HIDs over to them.
05-20-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,184
Posted By ShellDude

The front accent is going to need more than just...

The front accent is going to need more than just tape (at least mine did). A screw on either side where shims would go according to others -- mine didn't come with shims -- works well enough. Mine...
10-13-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,558
Posted By ShellDude

You have to wait for your LTFT to go to max. It...

You have to wait for your LTFT to go to max. It has been some time but I remember fuel trim also being a culprit for out of whack AFRs.
10-11-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,558
Posted By ShellDude

keep in mind that you are going to be seeing an...

keep in mind that you are going to be seeing an ever changing tune open loop due to any number of environmental factors.

You can run fine one day and rich / lean the next.
10-03-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,558
Posted By ShellDude

I believe you would want the LC-1 if memory...

I believe you would want the LC-1 if memory serves correctly. The LC-1 would connect to your Adaptronic via it's secondary serial port (exposed via a 1.5mm stereo plug).

There are other ways to...
09-29-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,558
Posted By ShellDude

Closed loop idle may help but only if your AFR...

Closed loop idle may help but only if your AFR input is good (ideally a good wideband sensor like an Innovate one). Your wideband sensor should be wired into your Adaptronic and be reporting. ...
09-20-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 38,789
Posted By ShellDude

please don't try to use an Adaptronic with the...

please don't try to use an Adaptronic with the hope of gaining a couple HP. It would be like trying to take out a fly with a gatling gun.

You'll never hit the fly and leave one helluva mess.
09-20-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 38,789
Posted By ShellDude

uh, no... not without some serious changes. You...

uh, no... not without some serious changes. You need to completely rewire the injectors last I checked and a couple other -- less than trivial -- things.
09-13-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,581
Posted By ShellDude

qft

qft
09-12-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,377
Posted By ShellDude

This is pretty much everything.... the ignition...

This is pretty much everything.... the ignition and keys isn't necessary. You can tie back the interlock cable easily enough and use your existing keys.
09-12-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,558
Posted By ShellDude

This shouldn't be too hard to tune out... Dave is...

This shouldn't be too hard to tune out... Dave is partially correct too. Check your AFRs as it starts to fluctuate.... The little WARI dashboard can be very useful here.

Note the Water...
09-07-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By ShellDude

Rotary Resurrection will also make you some nice...

Rotary Resurrection will also make you some nice SS oil cooler lines. I have a set on my 8.

duh... just saw the update about compression. RR is the way to go.
07-14-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 205,234
Posted By ShellDude

You don't need to know the address of it anyway. ...

You don't need to know the address of it anyway. Epifan has it mapped on the 4 ports.
07-01-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 56,025
Posted By ShellDude

adaptronic overrides nothing in regards to...

adaptronic overrides nothing in regards to readiness. It can (optionally) clear all CELs but this does nothing to address emissions readiness testing.
03-01-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 205,234
Posted By ShellDude

or your just an asshat

or your just an asshat
02-24-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 205,234
Posted By ShellDude

A mere 5 posts back....

A mere 5 posts back....
02-07-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 174,032
Posted By ShellDude

key in the 2009-2011 MY instead of 2008... you'll...

key in the 2009-2011 MY instead of 2008... you'll get an even better starter.
01-15-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 47,472
Posted By ShellDude

I'm sure it's around here somewhere, in one or...

I'm sure it's around here somewhere, in one or more boxes. trick is finding the right ones.
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
01-03-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By ShellDude

hanging in there. selling the 8 :(

hanging in there. selling the 8 :(
12-17-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 89,955
Posted By ShellDude

Take the ECU and ABS module (it too is under your...

Take the ECU and ABS module (it too is under your hood, right next to the fuse box) from your donor.

Limp to the dealer with the 4AT ECU. Hand them the donor (USDM) 6MT ECU and ask they marry it...
12-16-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 89,955
Posted By ShellDude

I don't think they are going to touch a JDM ECU. ...

I don't think they are going to touch a JDM ECU.

It is my understanding only a MDS can do this procedure.

Mazdaedit Personal Edition by Epifan software. Google it.
12-15-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 89,955
Posted By ShellDude

Trip to dealer... Limp in with 4AT ECU connected....

Trip to dealer... Limp in with 4AT ECU connected. Hand them the 6MT one and request they flash it "as built" marrying it to your existing immobilzer and keys.

They'll likely forget to reset the...
12-14-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,561
Posted By ShellDude

Mobile view really needs a Like button.

Mobile view really needs a Like button.
12-13-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By ShellDude

Perhaps he's working his post count...

Perhaps he's working his post count...
12-12-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 266,808
Posted By ShellDude

Understood. If you're on Facebook check out...

Understood.

If you're on Facebook check out the SARX group. I believe a couple members are in, or have been in, Houston.
12-12-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,729
Posted By ShellDude

Still available. Been too busy with other stuff...

Still available. Been too busy with other stuff to list this elsewhere.

Will ship same day as sale.
12-12-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 89,955
Posted By ShellDude

No spark, no fuel, or both? It should still...

No spark, no fuel, or both?

It should still fire up with your original ECU.

I'm thinking harness / wiring.
12-10-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,273
Posted By ShellDude

My 8 has gone through a major overhaul in the...

My 8 has gone through a major overhaul in the past year... all the way from a turbocharged 4AT to a bone stock NA 6MT.

If you're serious about purchasing it, drop me a PM and I'll get some...
12-09-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,273
Posted By ShellDude

they've been pulled... as a matter of fact I...

they've been pulled... as a matter of fact I installed brand new headlight and fog light housings a couple weeks ago.
12-09-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 266,808
Posted By ShellDude

your sense of entitlement is a bit over the top. ...

your sense of entitlement is a bit over the top.

there is a whole set of things that a dealership is going to go through before getting to a compression test.... and they may even perform multiple...
12-09-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,273
Posted By ShellDude

Ignore the intercooler ;) ...

Ignore the intercooler ;)

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12-09-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,273
Posted By ShellDude

I wasn't joking. $4500 and its yours. 100%...

I wasn't joking. $4500 and its yours. 100% stock minus mb battle wheels, powertrix coilovers, BHR midpipe, and TXS catback.

Hell, I'll even throw in the stock suspension (has around 40k miles on...
12-08-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,273
Posted By ShellDude

Nope... But you're more than welcome to drive up...

Nope... But you're more than welcome to drive up to philly to get it.
12-07-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,273
Posted By ShellDude

My 04 had 8,500 miles in May of 08 when I bought...

My 04 had 8,500 miles in May of 08 when I bought it. Currently has 79k on the chassis and a little over 1k on my rebuild.

Bought it as a 4 port auto and am about ready to sell it as a 6 port...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
12-07-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 35,148
Posted By ShellDude

Using VE for both cranking and running fuel...

Using VE for both cranking and running fuel simplifies things tremendously. Just make sure you've got your injectors sized properly and let the software do all the crazy math.
12-02-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 34,521
Posted By ShellDude

OMG Stealth... I don't know if it was your...

OMG Stealth... I don't know if it was your intent, but this totally just reminded me of something....

...
12-02-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 34,521
Posted By ShellDude

damn.... i was totally looking forward to seeing...

damn.... i was totally looking forward to seeing a picture of his engine bay.
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
12-01-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By ShellDude

Check out RT Tuning... a little hike, but they do...

Check out RT Tuning... a little hike, but they do good suspension and alignment work, among other things.

Their lead alignment guy was big into FCs.
11-30-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,750
Posted By ShellDude

looks like a good parts list for a doing a 4AT to...

looks like a good parts list for a doing a 4AT to 6MT swap too :)

With all the part outs this shouldn't be too unrealistic of an ask.

Good luck!
11-30-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 113,117
Posted By ShellDude

off to a great start.... perhaps a do over is in...

off to a great start.... perhaps a do over is in order?
11-29-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By ShellDude

Buy a Honda... Ideally a civic.

Buy a Honda... Ideally a civic.
11-29-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
{ FS } HVAC Controls
Views: 2,994
Posted By ShellDude

to the top

to the top
11-29-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197,430
Posted By ShellDude

bump bump

bump bump
11-29-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,729
Posted By ShellDude

to the top --- surprised no one has bought...

to the top --- surprised no one has bought this... goes to fleabay next
11-29-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,058
Posted By ShellDude

Cobb will likely unbrick it for free. Does...

Cobb will likely unbrick it for free.

Does your 8 have an immobilzer?

In any event i don't understand why people continue to try and use a piece of hardware that the manufacturer dropped years...
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