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01-30-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 12,321
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

well im going through this tank shifting at 3500...

well im going through this tank shifting at 3500 or below, and the milage issue is still here. I skip gears all the time and usually dont go into 2nd or 4th. I have tried everything with this. And...
01-30-2005, 03:36 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,977
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

i hit 130 on the highway going to ohio from...

i hit 130 on the highway going to ohio from chicago in indiana. i could have gone more, just didnt want to risk it at all with cops and what not. my biggest fear is a animal in the road. But at...
01-28-2005, 11:51 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 12,321
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

i on a good tank get about 150-160 miles......

i on a good tank get about 150-160 miles... shitty yes i know, this tank i am not reving the car over 3500 at all to see how the different driving effects it. as of now i have gone through a 1/4 tank...
01-17-2005, 05:32 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 12,321
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

220 miles to the tank

i drove from chicago to dayton ohio and got 220 miles to one tank and that was cruising at 75 the whole way. Now that is shitty and my tank before that with city driving was 145 miles... bahhh ...
01-14-2005, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

couple questions.

So this morning it was about 4 degrees out and i had to check my oil cause im going on a 4 hour drive tonight after work. I check the oi and what do i find on the oil stick?? actual chunks of ice...
01-08-2005, 02:12 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 114,114
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Im at a half tank right now and i have 56 miles.....

Im at a half tank right now and i have 56 miles.. how shitty that? my last tank was 11.7 miles to the gallon..this car will not be around much longer.
robert
01-06-2005, 03:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,628
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Yes This Is How Disease Is Spread.

Yes This Is How Disease Is Spread.
01-06-2005, 03:24 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,884
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Wow My Best Tank So Far Has Been 12.4 Miles To...

Wow My Best Tank So Far Has Been 12.4 Miles To The Gallon Or Right At 13. And Gotten At The Most About 160 Miles Out Of A Tank Of Gas....sad Sad Sad.
Robert
01-02-2005, 07:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,628
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

i had a spider in my back left tail when i first...

i had a spider in my back left tail when i first got the car and they replaced the light for me. Something jsut wasnt right about buying a car with that in the light..I didnt want to post it here...
12-26-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,066
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Unlike our friend, i am 20 years old and bought a...

Unlike our friend, i am 20 years old and bought a 2004 rx-8 with all of my own money. I have been saving up for the past three years. I have a full time job at a hospital while also going to...
12-24-2004, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 87,410
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

No i had no problem with any cold start ups or...

No i had no problem with any cold start ups or rough idling. how long did they say you would be with out your 8? they said next week sometime for me. but i think they might be wrong. All i know...
12-24-2004, 02:49 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 37,845
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

or when you have a 1.3L engine that gets less gas...

or when you have a 1.3L engine that gets less gas milage as a 8.3L engine.
12-24-2004, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 87,410
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

i go the check engine light a 5 or 6 days after...

i go the check engine light a 5 or 6 days after my new flash and now my computer is being sent to japan or where ever the car is being built to be torn apart by them and they are sending me a new...
12-21-2004, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

giving everyone an update

Well i talked to the service manager today about me car and here is what they are going to do. The are taking my computer out of hte car and sending it to mazda. Mazda wants to take the time to...
12-21-2004, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,294
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Can someone post a pic of this cause i do not...

Can someone post a pic of this cause i do not think that my car has this. I have the touring package and not sure if that comes with it or not.
robert
12-21-2004, 12:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

I have followed the break in rules and have never...

I have followed the break in rules and have never flooded the car. Also i a guy on here checked to see if my car in the past had been flooded before i bought it and it never was. The car was bought...
12-20-2004, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

I have a meeting with the owner tomorrow and am...

I have a meeting with the owner tomorrow and am going to talk about this issue with him, i will update you guys. Thanks for the support
12-20-2004, 01:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Angry I just need to vent some anger

Ok so most of you might know i brought my car in last week to get some stuff taken care of. Well this is how it is going.... The car is still getting around 11 miles to the gallon shitty very very...
12-16-2004, 09:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,942
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

damn i knew the rotary engines ran hot, but thats...

damn i knew the rotary engines ran hot, but thats a little too hot for my my liking. \
robert
12-14-2004, 12:59 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 114,114
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

I have black on the tailpipes, but i thought that...

I have black on the tailpipes, but i thought that people on here were saying that this was normal for the 8's. I just want the car to get fixed, i mean this is bad, and i dont even have anything in...
12-14-2004, 11:48 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 114,114
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

yeah brought the car in today, last week on the...

yeah brought the car in today, last week on the phone they said it was due to the car not having over 1000 miles on it yet. Then i told them well the car has 1800 miles on it and they said nothing. ...
12-14-2004, 02:32 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 114,114
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

10.8 Mpg

well the past two tanks of gas have been horrible, 11/.5 and now 10.8! i made an appointment tomorrow and the car will be there at 8 in the morning. I am also haveing them look at the front...
12-06-2004, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,250
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

how do you know for sure it was up in the air for...

how do you know for sure it was up in the air for four days with no tires? I dont think it would be that hard for a tire shop to find a pair of tires and rims to throw on the car and go for a joy...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
12-06-2004, 01:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,480
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

That is where i bought my 8.. my cuz is real good...

That is where i bought my 8.. my cuz is real good friends with tom wilkins... so he took care of me... a real first class place there!
Robert
12-06-2004, 12:08 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 114,114
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

well seeing that it is now in the 20's-40 here in...

well seeing that it is now in the 20's-40 here in chicago and my gas has gone down.. makes it hard to believe for me... im prob one of the few that have the shitty gas sucking 8s though. but it prob...
12-05-2004, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

hey valpac, do you by chance work for that...

hey valpac, do you by chance work for that company?
12-05-2004, 06:22 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 114,114
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

yes the light went on at 148 miles tonight and i...

yes the light went on at 148 miles tonight and i filled it up and did the math, i got a shitty 11.5 mpg... i dont care how hard someone tries to drive the car it shouldnt get that low of mpg.. and...
12-05-2004, 12:34 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 114,114
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

well i am now at the 1/4 mark on gas and i have...

well i am now at the 1/4 mark on gas and i have 122.8 miles now to the full tank so far. what the fuck is the deal, i brought it up to 8500 about 5 times but still for it to drop that badly... think...
12-04-2004, 10:35 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 114,114
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Im in western, lombard, villa park elmhurt area,...

Im in western, lombard, villa park elmhurt area, you?
robert
sorry just saw where you are~
12-04-2004, 09:46 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 114,114
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

dont really understand the question, i am located...

dont really understand the question, i am located in the burbs outside chicago.
robert
12-04-2004, 08:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,170
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Well here in chicago you see a whole lot of under...

Well here in chicago you see a whole lot of under cover, from mustangs to camaros, suburbans, i think the best though was when i had my mustang. This camaro pulled up next to me with blacked out...
12-04-2004, 08:39 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 114,114
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

gas

well i filled up the tank about three or four nights ago until it clicked off. I wanted to try driving the car under 3-4 grand just to see how the MPG was and after about half a tank of the shifting...
12-03-2004, 12:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,511
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

How do you do this? i have been trying to do this...

How do you do this? i have been trying to do this the past three days and cant, the car just is no fun when doing this, and i feel like im shifting ecc very second. i just had to let it rip and slid...
11-25-2004, 01:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,890
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

I drove my 8 for the first time tonight in the...

I drove my 8 for the first time tonight in the snow, my first time ever driving manual car in the snow and didnt think it was bad at all even with the stock tires, then again i was used to a...
11-21-2004, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Yes i was pissed when i got done, hold it a foot...

Yes i was pissed when i got done, hold it a foot away and then all will be well....what a crock of shit that was... grrrrr....
Robert
11-21-2004, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Mr. Clean Auto dry

Well i just tried out the new mr. clean auto dry, and have to say i am very disapointed. I still have water spots on my car and dirt spots. It say on the last stage to rinse the car on the third...
11-19-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

I think i know how to drive a rear wheels drive...

I think i know how to drive a rear wheels drive car. My musatng was supercharged putting out around 400 to the wheels when it was daily driven, and yes that was in a 89 stang so no fancy stuff like...
11-19-2004, 12:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

yeah scared the shit out of me! I got used to my...

yeah scared the shit out of me! I got used to my mustang, it had 700 horse and just lit the tires up like there was no tomorrow, that was the first time i ever felt wheel hop. People told me about...
11-19-2004, 12:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

thanks, i was in an empty parking lot that was...

thanks, i was in an empty parking lot that was asphalt, so it kinda threw me off as to why it didnt work. Thank i will try that again sometime, just not soon.
robert
11-19-2004, 12:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Thank you, but it goes straight to wheel hop, im...

Thank you, but it goes straight to wheel hop, im prob going to order the rb rear sway cause i read that it help out a lot. But im talking about just sitting there lighting the tires up.. you need to...
11-18-2004, 11:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

burn out

Ok for all of you that are going to flame about this just close the thread now. I tried to do a burnout tonight seeing that it was wet out and this is how it went. I reved to 4500 dropped the...
11-17-2004, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,393
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

There is always one smart ass in the group i...

There is always one smart ass in the group i guess, i got about 250 miles on the tank of gad and stopped for about 10 minutes to fill up and then back out on the road.so subtract 10 minutes from...
11-15-2004, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,393
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Thanks again for all the replys everyone. Yeah...

Thanks again for all the replys everyone. Yeah it just cought me off guard that smell when checking the tires. Because i have done many burnouts in my old mustang and know the smells of burning...
11-14-2004, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,393
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

Question Burning smell

Ok so i have just taken a 600 mile trip 300 there 300 miles back and i noticed something weird. When i stopped to fill up my tank i went and checked everything out, the wheels the front of the car...
11-09-2004, 09:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,737
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

i think the front end is trying to look to much...

i think the front end is trying to look to much like supra
11-09-2004, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

93 oct just up the road from me was $2.32...

93 oct just up the road from me was $2.32 today.... i guess that is better then $3.99 for the racing fuel that i had to put in my mustang!
11-09-2004, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

HAHA yeah we are the advanced race arent we?!?!? ...

HAHA yeah we are the advanced race arent we?!?!? I was reading about the flashes that the car has and what not and im pretty sure i do not have the "M"flash... i did the brake tap test( put the...
11-07-2004, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

New member to the cult!

Well i have been looking through all the threads here and reading about the 8 for about a month and a half now, and i finally gave in. What really got me was the "Little Things" thread! I have 150...
11-07-2004, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By BrilliantBlack8

I have 150 miles on my brilliant black 8!! just...

I have 150 miles on my brilliant black 8!! just got it yesterday morning! :)
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