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02-05-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By ShellDude

I don't think you'll mess up anything... stuff...

I don't think you'll mess up anything... stuff just won't work with the new ECU until it gets an AS BUILT flash. You may not even be able to get on the CAN bus because of the immobilizer freaking...
01-26-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7,118
Views: 395,400
Posted By ShellDude

I had the (older) DWS tires on my lowered /...

I had the (older) DWS tires on my lowered / rolled 8 for year round usage. They were okay.

Nothing beats a real winter tire in the winter ice and snow. Even the DWS is weak compared to a (good)...
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
01-17-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,248
Posted By ShellDude

The wife would have us in a 5 star hotel so it's...

The wife would have us in a 5 star hotel so it's the best I can do.
01-17-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By ShellDude

Did I sell you that? If not I wonder what I did...

Did I sell you that? If not I wonder what I did with mine. Pretty sure I dumped it here like 10 years ago :) :) :)
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
01-17-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,248
Posted By ShellDude

I want a RV trailer... something I can haul to a...

I want a RV trailer... something I can haul to a nice camping site
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
01-16-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,248
Posted By ShellDude

I"m enjoying doing nothing in my free time (when...

I"m enjoying doing nothing in my free time (when I have it). Have even been considering a truck.
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
01-16-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,248
Posted By ShellDude

I'll buy the VISION-RX just as soon as Mazda...

I'll buy the VISION-RX just as soon as Mazda releases it.
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
01-15-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,248
Posted By ShellDude

Titanium / Galaxy Gray Shinka?

Titanium / Galaxy Gray Shinka?
Forum: Rotary Swaps
01-09-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 45,462
Posted By ShellDude

you don't have to buy it... I'll just ship it to...

you don't have to buy it... I'll just ship it to you. The days of me having need of it are far behind me.
Forum: Rotary Swaps
01-08-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 45,462
Posted By ShellDude

Here are some pictures of the hall sensors Andy...

Here are some pictures of the hall sensors Andy had recommended. I could only find one but I'm pretty sure I have 3 others around here if you want them.
...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
12-31-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 45,462
Posted By ShellDude

I never got to use Eugene.... it looks very clean...

I never got to use Eugene.... it looks very clean interface wise. I think you're on the right track. Unless things have changed you'll only get vehicle speed until you setup additional sensors. I...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
12-31-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 45,462
Posted By ShellDude

Been there, done that, with the Select. I...

Been there, done that, with the Select. I scrolled back far enough to see some references to the Select here. Unless Andy has made some major changes to the old Select models, the only way he's...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
12-31-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 45,462
Posted By ShellDude

The Select required use of GM hall sensors wired...

The Select required use of GM hall sensors wired into it via its aux inputs. I don't know if the new modular ECU supports the OEM sensors directly, but I see no reason why it couldn't it.
12-28-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By ShellDude

so hard not to play..... The air pump...

so hard not to play.....

The air pump connects to your exhaust manifold and is used to lower exhaust emissions during cold start up. All RX-8s have them, manual and automatic. It has nothing...
03-20-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 97,275
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, 01:51 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,253
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, 01:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,762
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, 08:40 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 121,429
Posted By ShellDude

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

Check back with us in 60-80k miles :)
12-27-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 97,275
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, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,927
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, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,559
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, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,862
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, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,862
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, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,862
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, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,862
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, 02:11 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 40,700
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, 02:10 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 40,700
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, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,749
Posted By ShellDude

qft

qft
09-12-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,389
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, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,862
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, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
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, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 219,802
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, 11:28 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 61,640
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, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 219,802
Posted By ShellDude

or your just an asshat

or your just an asshat
02-24-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 219,802
Posted By ShellDude

A mere 5 posts back....

A mere 5 posts back....
02-07-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 182,118
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, 08:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 48,571
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, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By ShellDude

hanging in there. selling the 8 :(

hanging in there. selling the 8 :(
12-17-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 97,275
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, 07:42 AM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 97,275
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, 05:56 PM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 97,275
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, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,568
Posted By ShellDude

Mobile view really needs a Like button.

Mobile view really needs a Like button.
12-13-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,328
Posted By ShellDude

Perhaps he's working his post count...

Perhaps he's working his post count...
12-12-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 268,926
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, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,867
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, 09:34 AM
Replies: 212
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 97,275
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, 12:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,388
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, 09:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,388
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, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 268,926
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, 09:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,388
Posted By ShellDude

Ignore the intercooler ;) ...

Ignore the intercooler ;)

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