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Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-31-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By TeamRX8

Powergrid is great for the front and what I use...

Powergrid is great for the front and what I use there, which is what Goodwin sells or did sell. Not sure if it’s the same now. The threaded head is too long for using them on the rear though. I have...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-30-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,252
Posted By TeamRX8

You might get more info on it over at RX7Club. ...

You might get more info on it over at RX7Club. Pretty sure you can’t go wrong, but there’s some variation in performance vs cost depending on what friction discs are used. I went with the Tilton...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-30-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,754
Posted By TeamRX8

I’m not sure. Didn’t really think about it when...

I’m not sure. Didn’t really think about it when I put a new set of front hubs on at the end of 2017 before going awol on finishing the car out. Already had one new S1 hub that a Miata guy sold to...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-23-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,754
Posted By TeamRX8

Killing the ABS will result in the same problem....

Killing the ABS will result in the same problem. As I posted before on the forum, rear brake proportioning is entirely controlled electronically through the ABS system. Killing it means very little...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-20-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By TeamRX8

Mazda Motorsports: JDM AND MAZDASPEED JAPAN PARTS ACCESS

Havenít been around in a while. Hope everybody is doing ok. My health situation is pretty much back to normal now, but Iím in sort of a rut trying to get motivated and finish building out the RX8. ...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-07-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,814
Posted By TeamRX8

Well just to summarize, the braking system from...

Well just to summarize, the braking system from the factory has no mechanical brake bias other than the master cylinder and caliper piston sizing with the ABS system electronically providing the rear...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-07-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By TeamRX8

Other than it makes no sense to move it 3 cm...

Other than it makes no sense to move it 3 cm inboard (1.2”)

that has to be something crazy, like 20+ degree camber or something, or maybe you meant 3mm (0.12”) ;)

Start reading here instead,...
07-07-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 23,693
Posted By TeamRX8

Still donít have an ECU yet. Elliott has been...

Still donít have an ECU yet. Elliott has been letting me hold off on receiving one waiting for the aftermarket O2 hardware version to be completed. They seemed to have been making some progress and...
07-07-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By TeamRX8

10,000 rpm = meh .... :rolleyes::rolleyes: ...

10,000 rpm = meh .... :rolleyes::rolleyes:

(Recommend skipping to 4:00 mark and viewing from there)

https://youtu.be/WW7lDm2x9pw
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-20-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By TeamRX8

It translates level by ohms, not volts: ...

It translates level by ohms, not volts:
https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-tech-garage-22/fuel-level-sending-unit-160103/

I used this device:
ICM Fuel Sender...
04-17-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By TeamRX8

Latest update ...

Latest update

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1skrs25lifo
Forum: RX-8 Racing
04-13-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,728
Posted By TeamRX8

Even if you kill Bat+ the running engine will...

Even if you kill Bat+ the running engine will still receive power from the alternator because the Alt+ wire attaches right at the Bat+ post terminal. You would need to have the disconnect between...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
04-11-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 119,965
Posted By TeamRX8

I assisted former RX8 owner Clyde with using his...

I assisted former RX8 owner Clyde with using his 2004 RX8 for Koni NA to fabricate the first set of shocks for the application. They used that information to produce the Koni S1 RX8 OTS shocks you...
04-11-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By TeamRX8

I know a few people expressed interest/plans, but...

I know a few people expressed interest/plans, but these are now sold.
Replies: 47
Views: 9,843
Posted By TeamRX8

I rejected it on sound reasoning, not ignorance;...

I rejected it on sound reasoning, not ignorance; as long as there’s a siamese port that can’t be separated along with no timing overlap I’m not going to pursue what I already know to be a dead end...
03-28-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By TeamRX8

:dunno:

:dunno:
03-23-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By TeamRX8

Sold

Sold
03-21-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By TeamRX8

Smile NIB Panspeed Rear Fender Flares

As stated in the title, new & unused pair of Panspeed rear fender flares. Bought these for my competition RX8, but currently the rules board is discussing disallowing cut fender mods so I decided...
03-21-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 909
Posted By TeamRX8

NIB Ohlins Road & Track DFV Coilover Suspension Kit

As stated in the thread title, only opened for inspection, otherwise new and unused, boxed up and ready to ship out now. Bought these for a second street RX8 project that went bust. My loss, your...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-05-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By TeamRX8

Unless I rushed through the rulles too quickly...

Unless I rushed through the rulles too quickly it’s either street tires or pure race tires and no place for SP cars so it seems like just one more attempt by the SCCA to kill off Street Prepared ......
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-05-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,750
Posted By TeamRX8

I get tired of explaining it having done so on...

I get tired of explaining it having done so on this forum more times than I have fingers, toes, and hairs on my head (I’m not bald either) so SEARCH
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-05-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By TeamRX8

IMO the white spot is usually just deposits that...

IMO the white spot is usually just deposits that dried there after being wet and then dried by the internal heat multiple times.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-05-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By TeamRX8

^^Have pretty much run them all and thatís my...

^^Have pretty much run them all and thatís my current recommendation for both the S1 and S2 manual transmission. Sooner or later the factory S1 trans will fail regardless.

Rear diff is less...
02-19-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,946
Posted By TeamRX8

Well unfortunately I had to make a decision and...

Well unfortunately I had to make a decision and it was to take whatever losses come from pre-made purchases and down payments rather than proceed onward regardless and potentially stall out before...
02-17-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,158
Posted By TeamRX8

You still have an RX8?

You still have an RX8?
02-17-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,162
Posted By TeamRX8

sigh ... some people are so lost you wonder how...

sigh ... some people are so lost you wonder how they even make it day to day.
02-17-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,853
Posted By TeamRX8

If you’re half blind and then close your eyes...

If you’re half blind and then close your eyes mostly shut and squint real hard, maybe ...

All those hot pic links will be dead and useless soon enough too. Some people are doomed to always doing...
02-17-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11,294
Views: 872,860
Posted By TeamRX8

Well some rims are shaped different so that...

Well some rims are shaped different so that always adds some differences why some rub at certain points and others don’t. Having run 18x10.5+43 without it rubbing on the tierod arms then where the...
02-17-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By TeamRX8

Yeah, I was hoping to read and see a bit more on...

Yeah, I was hoping to read and see a bit more on the RX3. Still love the retro look of it. What a classic.

...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-17-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 119,965
Posted By TeamRX8

Hoping to get back on completing mine starting...

Hoping to get back on completing mine starting tomorrow for the first time in several months ... hopefully no more life surprises will delay this any further ...
02-17-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 176,450
Posted By TeamRX8

Looks like it ke there is potential on the top...

Looks like it ke there is potential on the top end. Some consideration on whether the exhaust system is potentially holding it back might be needed.
02-17-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,784
Posted By TeamRX8

Well I can say that on the Borg Warner EFR turbo...

Well I can say that on the Borg Warner EFR turbo that I have already has an integral orifice included in the center housing just as they claim. Just mentioning it because people question it a lot...
02-16-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By TeamRX8

Hard to believe that R&T could possibly get any...

Hard to believe that R&T could possibly get any worse; relegated now to a picture or two and a line or two of text that doesn’t require any effort or thought
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-14-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 119,965
Posted By TeamRX8

Itís a little late for turkey season, no?

Itís a little late for turkey season, no?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-14-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 119,965
Posted By TeamRX8

A bazillion people ran Stock class on OE springs...

A bazillion people ran Stock class on OE springs and Hoosier tires :dunno:
02-14-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 23,693
Posted By TeamRX8

205 rwhp would be a heartbreaker with those mods...

205 rwhp would be a heartbreaker with those mods ... :uhh:
02-14-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By TeamRX8

SPIRIT OF MAZDA: Daryl Drummond

GOING FOR GLORY ONE HOUR AT A TIME

Longtime rotary engine builder has continued to push the envelope while helping Mazda racers
...
02-13-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By TeamRX8

Bueller bump ...

Bueller bump ...
02-13-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 23,693
Posted By TeamRX8

Well again I’ve seen a pro built stock Renesis...

Well again I’ve seen a pro built stock Renesis engine make that much more over what we generally see posted here on the forum too (typically 160 - 190 rwhp). It is interesting information, just hard...
02-12-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 23,693
Posted By TeamRX8

They’re supposedly claiming 265 hp now and...

They’re supposedly claiming 265 hp now and probably at 10k, but this is also with bridge port intake and peripheral exhaust port housings. Kind of so-so considering and still subject to some...
02-12-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,046
Posted By TeamRX8

That seems to go against everything I know about...

That seems to go against everything I know about the RX8 ignition system. I’m pretty sure that the condensor isn’t even listed as an item to check or replace in any of the troubleshooting...
02-11-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,946
Posted By TeamRX8

Thanks, not really the issue at the moment, but...

Thanks, not really the issue at the moment, but it will help me begin to understand how the fitment will play out. I need to still take delivery of the other car from existing owner and then it’s...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
02-10-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,386
Posted By TeamRX8

Apparently a few people here never read this part

Apparently a few people here never read this part
02-07-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 16,285
Posted By TeamRX8

Hello, McFly?!?

Hello, McFly?!?
02-07-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 22,942
Posted By TeamRX8

Well this kit was CWP since it was a 2007 RX8 ...

Well this kit was CWP since it was a 2007 RX8

I do also happen to own a 2005 WWP RX8 ... :wavey:
02-04-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11,294
Views: 872,860
Posted By TeamRX8

Here’s a photo from back then that’s on the...

Here’s a photo from back then that’s on the RacingBrake website, was also an early adapter for their full RX8 brake kit


...
02-04-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 11,294
Views: 872,860
Posted By TeamRX8

Yep, that was my original STU race setup back...

Yep, that was my original STU race setup back from 2007 or so with no fender mods. There was someone that threw on a set of 18x10+50 with 285/30-18 on a bone stock RX8 a few years before I tried and...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
02-04-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 48,666
Posted By TeamRX8

If you’re so worried about speed etc then why...

If you’re so worried about speed etc then why even have a 500 hp street car :dunno: not trying to ride you, it just doesn’t compute for me.
02-04-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,445
Posted By TeamRX8

That doesn’t mean anything. The general amp load...

That doesn’t mean anything. The general amp load of everything else is small compared to the starter. That’s why it’s on it’s own wiring circuit direct to the battery. The OE battery terminals are...
02-04-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 677,847
Posted By TeamRX8

You need to send it out for Extrude Honing. If...

You need to send it out for Extrude Honing. If you don’t know what that is then google it.
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