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02-04-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,280
Posted By gwilliams6

Here is the UNTOLD TRUE STORY 2020 Toyota Supra...

Here is the UNTOLD TRUE STORY
2020 Toyota Supra - BMW or Toyota?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jbyzmtgU_0
02-02-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By gwilliams6

A fond look back At Rotary Powered Motorcycles

A fond look back At Rotary Powered Motorcycles from Suzuki and Norton, with some cameo appearances by rotary cars. Enjoy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6xw_jsT7xU
01-31-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,024
Posted By gwilliams6

FROM IMSA. 1/31/2019 2. Mazda’s Time is...

FROM IMSA. 1/31/2019


2. Mazda’s Time is Coming – And Soon

After teasing us with an “unofficial” track record during the Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Mazda Team Joest and driver Oliver...
01-27-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,024
Posted By gwilliams6

Both Mazdas go out after catching fire and having...

Both Mazdas go out after catching fire and having other issues, after taking the pole and leading the race. . Oh my goodness. Why did these problems not show up in track testing ? Here we go again,...
01-26-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 396,221
Posted By gwilliams6

I use the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06...

I use the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06 (https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Continental&tireModel=ExtremeContact+DWS+06)
Here is Tire Racks ratings for Ultra-High Performance All...
01-14-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By gwilliams6

R&T The New Toyota Supra (new photos)

The 2020 Toyota Supra:...
01-10-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 396,221
Posted By gwilliams6

Unfortunately without a working engine (with good...

Unfortunately without a working engine (with good compression) no one will be willing to pay more than $2k-3k for your nearly 10-year-old R3 depending if all else is in excellent condition, IMHO. I...
01-01-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,264
Posted By gwilliams6

Yes in the USA the Mazda CX5 is now Mazda USA's...

Yes in the USA the Mazda CX5 is now Mazda USA's biggest seller, not the 3 anymore. People are loving their SUVs in America and around the world. Small SUVs are cutting into small sedan sales as folks...
12-31-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By gwilliams6

A very expensive crash. ...

A very expensive crash.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgnQzqzOAFw&list=PLBLWHJUXa2CtktjYS6k_jzhV89BWhkP1b
12-31-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By gwilliams6

Nürburgring crash compilation 2018

As we enter a new year, a look back of some crashes at Nurburgring, the World's most difficult and long track. Some drivers and some cars just shouldn't be on this track, but if you pay your fees you...
12-28-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 53,570
Posted By gwilliams6

Swoope that includes my 2008 RX8. I just think to...

Swoope that includes my 2008 RX8. I just think to believe we know more about the proper care for the best performance and longevity of these engines, than the engineers who designed, built and tested...
12-27-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By gwilliams6

Here's Why the Koenigsegg Agera RS1 Is Worth $10 Million

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eXcPKdarLQ

1400 hp, record production car top speed of 280+mph, and more, with a market value of $10 million dollars
12-19-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,280
Posted By gwilliams6

Toyota Supra leaked months ahead of reveal

https://www.whichcar.com.au/news/2020-toyota-supra-leaked-months-ahead-of-reveal?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Wheels_18_12_19&utm_term=list_wheels_newsletter
12-19-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 53,570
Posted By gwilliams6

No one has any figures on the longevity of...

No one has any figures on the longevity of Renesis engines using lower octane fuel. But in my experience with NA and Boosted rotaries over 46 years I have seen more rapid wear (internally on...
12-17-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 53,570
Posted By gwilliams6

After driving seven rotary engine cars easily a...

After driving seven rotary engine cars easily a total of over a million miles since 1972 on street and track, anyone who thinks they can safely run low octane gas in their rotary engine longterm...
12-03-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,014
Posted By gwilliams6

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DJ5KEEA/ref=o...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DJ5KEEA/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1Battery Tender 022-0185G-dl-wh Black 12 Volt 1.25 Amp Plus Battery Charger/Maintainer

This trickle charger...
11-19-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By gwilliams6

2019 R&T Performance Car of the Year. Chevy Corvette ZR-1

https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/a25051337/2019-performance-car-of-the-year/?source=nl&utm_source=nl_rdt&utm_medium=email&date=111918
09-30-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 396,221
Posted By gwilliams6

Unless you have rotary engine-specific building...

Unless you have rotary engine-specific building experience I would not recommend you try to do the labor yourself unless you have someone experienced along. It is not the same as rebuilding a piston...
09-10-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,597
Posted By gwilliams6

This car, with this engine is snakebit as i have...

This car, with this engine is snakebit as i have said before. They need to start over with new engine and other team changes for next season. Right now, even good driving cant stop this beating of a...
08-30-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By gwilliams6

Enjoy a 16-Rotor Symphony, Performed by Four Mazda Race Cars

Enjoy a 16-Rotor Symphony, Performed by Four Mazda Race Cars

https://www.roadandtrack.com/motorsports/a22873160/mazda-26b-rotary-race-engine-sound/?src=nl&mag=rdt&list=nl_rdt_news&date=083018
...
08-13-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By gwilliams6

700 hp Mazda RX7 Seen on Hoonigan | Nasty Tuner Car!

Might be of interest to some here. A 14-year weekend project, turns into a 715hp (at the wheels),over 650 ft.lbs of torque FD RX7
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlZ7-9EmNSY
08-13-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By gwilliams6

The 2019 Mazda Miata's Engine Is a Gem., R&T

https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/first-drives/a22713193/2019-mazda-mx-5-miata-first-drive/?src=nl&mag=rdt&list=nl_rdt_news&date=081318
08-12-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 396,221
Posted By gwilliams6

Yes read that new and potential owners list...

Yes read that new and potential owners list completely first. Then be sure to get a rotary-specific engine compression test done BEFORE you buy, or else be prepared to spend several thousands on an...
08-11-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By gwilliams6

Yes, I had the clutch replaced when I got my...

Yes, I had the clutch replaced when I got my reman engine put in. I was just charged for the clutch parts, no labor costs, as the engine was out anyway. Worth checking on your clutch wear. You will...
08-09-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,597
Posted By gwilliams6

This car and team is snake-bit, no other way to...

This car and team is snake-bit, no other way to score it. Lets hope for a better all-around effort next race.
07-31-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,597
Posted By gwilliams6

Road America is one of my favorite tracks to...

Road America is one of my favorite tracks to drive on and to be at. It would be great for a win there. But as a long track with several high speed sections, these Mazdas cant win it on handling...
07-28-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 396,221
Posted By gwilliams6

Maybe

Maybe
07-28-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 396,221
Posted By gwilliams6

Loki, there is so much fine print in those...

Loki, there is so much fine print in those warranty contracts, all designed to legally give all the rights to the warranty company to be the sole determiner of what is covered and what exclusions...
07-27-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,269
Posted By gwilliams6

This is my seventh rotary engine car, and the...

This is my seventh rotary engine car, and the only one I still have. Man I wish I could have afforded to keep them all, each one was special to me. But life and work and marriages got in the way. So...
07-27-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 396,221
Posted By gwilliams6

Yes they all suck, but I for one want to know the...

Yes they all suck, but I for one want to know the name anyway. Cheers
07-27-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,597
Posted By gwilliams6

Here is hoping it helps, Cheers

Here is hoping it helps, Cheers
07-26-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By gwilliams6

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ full onboard record lap at Nürburgring

Even breaks the electric car record.
#Lamborghini (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%23Lamborghini) #AventadorSVJ...
07-03-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 396,221
Posted By gwilliams6

This is the NO FLAMING THREAD, no worries man....

This is the NO FLAMING THREAD, no worries man. Cheers. I have often dreamed of a 20b swap and have seen a couple, but yes more cost than buying a new car.
07-02-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,597
Posted By gwilliams6

I agree this engine isn't a winner against this...

I agree this engine isn't a winner against this strong competition. We will see if Joest is a good as their reputation.
07-02-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,332
Posted By gwilliams6

Jim always did stellar work on my 40th...

Jim always did stellar work on my 40th Anniversary Edition RX8 when I lived in Southern New Jersey. I have moved to Grapevine, Texas, and I miss Jim and JPR. Cheers
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-22-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,972
Posted By gwilliams6

I have the undertray and foam and also: ...

I have the undertray and foam and also:
http://shop.pettitracing.com/aluminu...-p-120224.html

I added this to my cooling system from Pettit Racing to get rid of any trapped air. Might be...
06-14-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 901
Posted By gwilliams6

http://shop.pettitracing.com/aluminum-ast-spec-kit...

http://shop.pettitracing.com/aluminum-ast-spec-kit-rx8-p-120224.html

I added this to my cooling system from Pettit Racing to get rid of any trapped air. Might be overkill, but it seems to be...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-14-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,972
Posted By gwilliams6

I asked because my driving and comp schools...

I asked because my driving and comp schools (albeit way back in the day, at Lime Rock and Summit Point) allowed anti-freeze. I understand not allowing it actual racing. Cheers
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-13-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,972
Posted By gwilliams6

[QUOTE=Mr. Pockets;4862507]I appreciate the...

[QUOTE=Mr. Pockets;4862507]I appreciate the endorsements for FL22, but at some point I do intend to take comp school and go wheel-to-wheel. I’ll have to go straight water eventually. [/QUOTEW

Who...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-12-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,972
Posted By gwilliams6

FL22 for sure. Proven and recommended.

FL22 for sure. Proven and recommended.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-31-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By gwilliams6

That is a problem with Series 1 pumps, especially...

That is a problem with Series 1 pumps, especially with low fuel levels and hard turns on a track. I changed to Series 2 pump a couple of years ago and solved that issue.
05-26-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 901
Posted By gwilliams6

How many miles on your radiator ? At 100k,...

How many miles on your radiator ? At 100k, anything original in the cooling system is really suspect and failure prone. It represents the biggest threat to your engine.
05-24-2018, 12:08 PM
05-18-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By gwilliams6

I am not hard on my clutch and neither were a few...

I am not hard on my clutch and neither were a few experienced RX8Club members in my area that had enough clutch wear that it was prudent to have them replaced when we got our Mazda remans (all...
05-16-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By gwilliams6

Peaul , As my car approached 75K miles,...

Peaul , As my car approached 75K miles, everything on that maintenance list was done, some proactively , but others because they were truly needed. It really is a good list to follow, along with all...
05-16-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By gwilliams6

UnknownJinX most 91 octane gas in the US is crap...

UnknownJinX most 91 octane gas in the US is crap with the 10% ethanol added. His engine will thanks him if he keeps 92 or 93 in it in the US.
UnknownJinx, I and a few fellow RX8 owners in my area...
05-16-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By gwilliams6

OP said he already read that BigCajun, but thanks

OP said he already read that BigCajun, but thanks
05-14-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By gwilliams6

RX8 Club’s recommended maintenance schedule,...

RX8 Club’s recommended maintenance schedule, more comprehensive and proactive than Mazda’s schedule.
30,000 miles:
- Replace Ignition coils
- Replace Plug wires
- Replace Spark plugs
- Clean...
05-09-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By gwilliams6

https://www.tirerack.com/tires/surveyresults/surve...

https://www.tirerack.com/tires/surveyresults/surveydisplay.jsp?type=UHPAS

I have had great performance in all weather, including snow,with the Conti DWS and newer improved Conti DWS 06. They have...
04-23-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,457
Posted By gwilliams6

This is the one from Pettit Racing that I have in...

This is the one from Pettit Racing that I have in my RX8 . Is this the same part folks?

AST Spec. A Kit RX8 (http://shop.pettitracing.com/aluminum-ast-spec-kit-rx8-p-120224.html)
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