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02-13-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By dannobre

Likely the gasket....

Likely the gasket....
02-11-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,285
Posted By dannobre

Where are you getting 110 in the US? You...

Where are you getting 110 in the US?

You don't need it for a NA 8.... or even a turbo 8 unless you are running more than 10-15 lbs of boost.
02-11-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,285
Posted By dannobre

See above 😎

See above 😎
02-11-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,285
Posted By dannobre

Different octane rating #'s so you can't...

Different octane rating #'s so you can't compare.....
02-09-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 171,667
Posted By dannobre

I wouldn't do that... especially in a Turbo 8. ...

I wouldn't do that... especially in a Turbo 8.

I was looking to find a picture to show you why.... ...the alcohol tends to evaporate at a much lower temp than the water.... and when it gets a nice...
02-09-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By dannobre

A classic problem after or during replacement of...

A classic problem after or during replacement of the expansion tank is breaking the nipple on the radiator top tank that the expansion hose tank connects too... likely you need a new radiator
02-08-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 171,667
Posted By dannobre

where is your tank? Unless you get a leak and...

where is your tank? Unless you get a leak and spray it on the manifold you should be fine.
02-08-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 701
Posted By dannobre

Do you have a scanner ..... It appears to be...

Do you have a scanner ..... It appears to be running abnormally rich by looking at the plugs. If you check the LT and ST fuel trims and look at MAF and O2 sensor data it might help. Other than...
02-07-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By dannobre

Mines been gone for 8 years... haven't had any...

Mines been gone for 8 years... haven't had any issues so far 😎
02-07-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 171,667
Posted By dannobre

I found 70 /30 to work well when I was running it

I found 70 /30 to work well when I was running it
02-06-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 171,667
Posted By dannobre

Only one nozzle?

Only one nozzle?
02-04-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,692
Posted By dannobre

Bit far for mine 🙂

Bit far for mine 🙂
02-03-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,692
Posted By dannobre

where do you live??

where do you live??
02-03-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,692
Posted By dannobre

Does it have fuel pressure? Spark? Now...

Does it have fuel pressure? Spark?

Now you have to do the full troubleshooting and diagnosis.

Compression test is a good place to start...
02-03-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By dannobre

It will stay flooded until you fix it basically ...

It will stay flooded until you fix it basically

it looks like the O2 sensor wiring is cut in the mess...so likely that won't go away

Don't waste too much time trying to deflood it the easy...
02-03-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By dannobre

if you go back and delete your original post the...

if you go back and delete your original post the rest will go too.... 😎
02-03-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By dannobre

PM Williard.... I think he has a part out that...

PM Williard.... I think he has a part out that he just started 😃
02-03-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By dannobre

First thing to do is figure out which wires have...

First thing to do is figure out which wires have been disconnected and what they are supposed to do. If you can patch them properly give it a go. The shielded wires are more difficult to fix...
02-01-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By dannobre

It might work. It depends on what the Cobb needs...

It might work. It depends on what the Cobb needs to do to authenticate the flash. If it is just checking the ID data it might work. The ECU won't work properly... but it should power on perfectly...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-31-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 915
Posted By dannobre

You would need hardware and software that would...

You would need hardware and software that would allow you to receive the data from the bus. It's basically a lot of hex data strings that the various CAN modules send out on the bus. The signal is...
Replies: 52
Views: 27,183
Posted By dannobre

After about 400 you really should think about a...

After about 400 you really should think about a twin disc.... you can use any that fit RX8's or FC's basically.... the best part about a twin is that the flywheel is part of the package and it...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-31-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 915
Posted By dannobre

Do you have any CAN dumps from your car? I'm...

Do you have any CAN dumps from your car? I'm playing with CAN on mine... but the car doesnt run yet and I don't have any CAN from a running car
01-31-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By dannobre

Most common issue with aftermarket coil installs...

Most common issue with aftermarket coil installs is crappy grounding.... so check that.

Check the power to the coils as well. Often you can get voltage but not much current through a crappy...
01-30-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By dannobre

Belts? Brakes?

Belts? Brakes?
01-29-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By dannobre

It is possible that the black pipe has jammed or...

It is possible that the black pipe has jammed or torn up the sensor wires again... or when you put the lid on it disconnected the wiring. There is waiting on both sides... and the left side is easy...
01-29-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By dannobre

All you have to do is swap in a new one. There...

All you have to do is swap in a new one. There is no programming to do to it to get it to work.
01-29-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By dannobre

The little leak is the seal in the master...

The little leak is the seal in the master cylinder
Just replace it and you should be good
01-28-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By dannobre

Strange thing about this is if I try to edit your...

Strange thing about this is if I try to edit your post the pictures come up as pictures not links.... not sure what's up with this. I will send it down to IB to look at
01-28-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By dannobre

on the transmission I think it is the white set...

on the transmission
I think it is the white set of connectors...but I may be wrong....
01-27-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By dannobre

As long as you connected black to black and white...

As long as you connected black to black and white to white you should be OK. Likely the reverse switch is broken.... if you disconnect the connector does the light go out?
01-27-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By dannobre

There is a fuel level sensor in each side of the...

There is a fuel level sensor in each side of the tank. If it is disconnected you might have to dig around to look for the small plug that plugs into the lid. The wires are really small and they can...
01-27-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By dannobre

The pics that you posted should be OK at that...

The pics that you posted should be OK at that size. Don't try to upload 5+MB files... but you don't need that anyway. I'm not sure what the limit is but you can do 2MB or so before it seems to be an...
01-27-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,692
Posted By dannobre

Put the front tow hook in... they are in the...

Put the front tow hook in... they are in the trunk in that little fold up flap at the rear of the trunk. It screws into the access panel on the front grill. Attach to your tow vehicle... ...
01-27-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,692
Posted By dannobre

Trying to start a flooded rotary when it's cold...

Trying to start a flooded rotary when it's cold is even harder than usual. If you had it started and it won't stay running with your foot in it... something else might be going on. Sometimes if it...
01-27-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By dannobre

If the CAT is healthy.... very little. Maybe...

If the CAT is healthy.... very little. Maybe 5HP.. hard to quantify really

if the CAT is partially plugged up.... bit more
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-26-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By dannobre

I finally just ended up making custom brackets. ...

I finally just ended up making custom brackets. None of the aftermarket ones work if you are more than about 5'6"

since I'm the only driver I set them up for me and didn't add a slider 🙂
01-26-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By dannobre

it should only fit one way.... the way the bends...

it should only fit one way.... the way the bends are...and the flanges are different on the ends. The front flange is a 3 bolt on the manifold and the cat back is a 2 bolt
01-26-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By dannobre

Bung is in the wrong place......

Bung is in the wrong place......
01-22-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By dannobre

Is your coolant temp sensor OK?

Is your coolant temp sensor OK?
01-15-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By dannobre

Its either one of the sending units... Or...

Its either one of the sending units...

Or something happened when you were connecting the black transfer tube that pulls fuel from the other side of the split tank. Either the tube popped off...
01-13-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By dannobre

Jack up the car and then watch the clutch fork...

Jack up the car and then watch the clutch fork when you get someone to push down on the clutch


You should see it move significantly. If it moves just a bit the clutch still has air in it...
01-12-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By dannobre

Stock fuel system is returnless with a pump in...

Stock fuel system is returnless with a pump in the left side of a saddle tank and a venturi pickup in the right side tank that uses the overflow from the fuel pump to activate. There are 2 fuel...
01-12-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By dannobre

Did you listen to the stereo.... or leave the...

Did you listen to the stereo.... or leave the door open? Usually trying to start it with a weak battery will cause a flood

Charge up the battery and do a deflood and you should get it to start....
01-11-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By dannobre

Is the AC compressor seized? Remove the belt...

Is the AC compressor seized? Remove the belt again and see what happens
01-11-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 816
Posted By dannobre

The amount you put in the overflow won't...

The amount you put in the overflow won't matter.... either straight water or pure antifreeze would be fine in that amount. It will eventually mix in and homogenize. Hopefully you just overfilled...
01-10-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 816
Posted By dannobre

Like others have said.... if you overfill the...

Like others have said.... if you overfill the overflow bottle when it gets hot it expands and will spill out the extra. If you fill to the mark when cold it should be good. Another thing to watch...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-10-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By dannobre

Are you using the stock throttle body? ...

Are you using the stock throttle body?

Motec driving it?

What have you done for fuel system?
01-10-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 816
Posted By dannobre

If the thermostat is stuck you will notice it.......

If the thermostat is stuck you will notice it.... it will overheat quite quickly.... unless its -20 outside 😎
01-10-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,756
Posted By dannobre

Yes... it's not an issue. As for the...

Yes... it's not an issue.

As for the different premixed for Alchohol fuels.... that is true... but it isn't because it doesnt stay mixed... it's mainly because the alcohol requires different...
01-10-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 31,756
Posted By dannobre

What do you think happens when you drive...

What do you think happens when you drive around.... and when you add the gas to the tank in the first place...

This is such a hypothetical problem. The bypass of the fuel pump will mix it up as...
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