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06-07-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By wankelbolt

Very nice. But $80,000 might be a bit...

Very nice. But $80,000 might be a bit optimistic. :shocking: :D:
05-20-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,995
Posted By wankelbolt

Started April 15. Costs money to keep the lights...

Started April 15. Costs money to keep the lights on.

https://www.craigslist.org/about/help/posting_fees
05-12-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By wankelbolt

Sprinter? O_o ...

Sprinter? O_o

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/480x360/40581577_81f4655faf39dc301726822cdf190e2f17578e39.jpg

:D:
05-08-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By wankelbolt

Slick!

Slick!
Forum: RX-8 Racing
04-14-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,515
Posted By wankelbolt

34 lb...

34 lb (https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-tech-garage-22/weight-stock-rx8-parts-81791/)
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-21-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,490
Posted By wankelbolt

Downside with the U1R is it's still a...

Downside with the U1R is it's still a flooded-cell battery. It can leak battery acid on the track and wreak havoc on the metal around the tray. Not as big a deal on the '8 as it was on the FD or...
02-20-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,995
Posted By wankelbolt

Sport model is definitely the one to have. ...

Sport model is definitely the one to have. Especially for taller people.

The damage to the front bumper looks significant, and gets into the right fender. Looks like the headlight is pushed back...
01-19-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,004,636
Posted By wankelbolt

It's like a reverse mullet: Business in the back,...

It's like a reverse mullet: Business in the back, party in the front... :uhh:
01-15-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 241
Sticky Brake FAQ
Views: 124,516
Posted By wankelbolt

That's... what? Are you trying to refute...

That's... what?

Are you trying to refute that brake Speed Holes are pointless by saying cooling fans make a car faster too?
So F1 should add fans and drill Speed Holes to go faster? :dunno:

Or...
01-15-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 241
Sticky Brake FAQ
Views: 124,516
Posted By wankelbolt

"No one in this world, so far as I know ... has...

"No one in this world, so far as I know ... has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people." - H. L. Mencken

Since Speed Holes [1] make cars...
01-14-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 241
Sticky Brake FAQ
Views: 124,516
Posted By wankelbolt

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/204x260/not_this_shit_again_thumb_2__5d1aa63b7353a26e4eb54d2779be0923e48c7c23.jpg :D:

Supercars are more a slave to fashion than ordinary...
12-05-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,004,636
Posted By wankelbolt

That's correct. But only if they are inciting...

That's correct. But only if they are inciting violence, and then they should 100% be arrested.
They cannot be arrested for stating an unpopular opinion that does not incite violence.
The courts and...
12-04-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,004,636
Posted By wankelbolt

Absolutely agree. That guy is a disgusting...

Absolutely agree. That guy is a disgusting flaming a-hole.
Absolutely do not agree.
If you think speech you find disgusting should be banned, you do not understand what Sgt. Donowitz was fighting...
11-29-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By wankelbolt

FTFY. Sport utility vehicles are gauche...

FTFY. Sport utility vehicles are gauche (https://www.thefreedictionary.com/gauche) now. Get with the times. It's all about cross-dressing, utility-fluid, Crossovers now! :cuddle:
11-08-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,004,636
Posted By wankelbolt

I lived in Florida for a long time. We all knew...

I lived in Florida for a long time. We all knew not to park on the tall grass when it was dry. Still had one friend lose a car to parking in the grass. (Common to park on grass lots/yards. Few...
11-05-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,780
Posted By wankelbolt

When it gets to 215, are both fans running full...

When it gets to 215, are both fans running full speed?

Have you read the stickies? https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-trouble-shooting-95/my-8-overheated-what-do-i-do-258334/

We are not mind...
11-03-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By wankelbolt

Welcome back. Once you get it running and go for...

Welcome back. Once you get it running and go for a drive you'll remember why you bought it. did that last weekend and having stopped grinning like an idiot yet. (Possibly just because I'm an idiot,...
10-29-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,004,636
Posted By wankelbolt

:puke:

:puke:
10-27-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,004,636
Posted By wankelbolt

Driving your own Rolls Royce in a club dress and...

Driving your own Rolls Royce in a club dress and missing one shoe? Pass out drunk in the street and spill way too many cosmetics?

Must be Russia...
10-10-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,498
Posted By wankelbolt

I wonder if the VEIP computer checks the ECU VIN...

I wonder if the VEIP computer checks the ECU VIN code against the registration. If it does, still screwed.
10-07-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,546
Posted By wankelbolt

Why did the themes change in the first place? ...

Why did the themes change in the first place? Change for the sake of change is stupid. There was nothing wrong (mostly) with the old theme.

The forum software also has the ability to allow the...
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
08-02-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6,427
Views: 303,043
Posted By wankelbolt

Happy when I saw a red S2 heading South on Beaver...

Happy when I saw a red S2 heading South on Beaver Dam Road at 6-something PM a couple days ago.

Became sad when I remembered I was driving my econobox and couldn't BRAAAP! them a greeting...
08-02-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,004,636
Posted By wankelbolt

Meh, what else is a trunk good for? ...

Meh, what else is a trunk good for?

http://www.blogcdn.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2007/02/rr_bigmomma_2.jpg
07-07-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By wankelbolt

Useful to mention these are for Series II only. ...

Useful to mention these are for Series II only.

Damn good deal. If they were for S1, they'd already be sold.
06-29-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,498
Posted By wankelbolt

Not for you. Not streetable in Marylandistan...

Not for you. Not streetable in Marylandistan without OBD-II compliance.
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
06-21-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6,427
Views: 303,043
Posted By wankelbolt

Just now, heard a goat being strangled. Looked up...

Just now, heard a goat being strangled. Looked up from my desk in time to see a red RX-8 go right past my office eastbound on W. Padonia Rd near Beaver Dam Rd in Timonium. Sounded nice. :)
06-18-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By wankelbolt

I hear ya. If that render became a real car with...

I hear ya. If that render became a real car with a Wankel driving the rear wheels, a proper manual trans, and a realistic price tag, I'd be pounding on a Mazda dealer's door shaking fists full of...
06-17-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By wankelbolt

Here's the original article that is 100%...

Here's the original article that is 100% speculation from a click-bait website. They don't say anything about the source of the render. They do not claim it's from Mazda. Just a total BS article.
...
06-17-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,165
Posted By wankelbolt

Uh, seller is in Melbourne, Florida, USA. Not...

Uh, seller is in Melbourne, Florida, USA. Not Melbourne, SA, AUS.
06-16-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By wankelbolt

Part number is F151-28-721. About $10-15 each...

Part number is F151-28-721. About $10-15 each from online shops. Surprisingly, none on fleaBay.
https://www.xtremevwparts.com/oem-parts/mazda-bracket-f15128721

Mazdaspeed Motorsports has them...
06-15-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,472
Posted By wankelbolt

Travis, Indialantic is 32903.

Travis, Indialantic is 32903.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-15-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,090
Posted By wankelbolt

Adax got some nice coverage on Mazda Motorsports...

Adax got some nice coverage on Mazda Motorsports today:

https://www.mazdamotorsports.com/2018/05/15/race-car-build-alan-crosss-stl-rx-8/
04-14-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By wankelbolt

I don't think that's the factory catalytic. ...

I don't think that's the factory catalytic. :squint: Pretty sure that's aftermarket replacement.
03-18-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,621
Posted By wankelbolt

Pictures made me dizzy. :D: The gas smell...

Pictures made me dizzy. :D:

The gas smell may be a leaking fuel pump retaining ring/gasket. Pull the driver's-side rear seat bottom and take a look and sniff. There is a recall to repair that for...
03-11-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By wankelbolt

Ahem RX-VISION Concepts thread... With that...

Ahem RX-VISION Concepts thread...

With that trophy and four bucks you can get a horrible cup of chain-store coffee.

Funny how they are calling it the "Mazda VISION COUPE" when it's obviously...
02-07-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By wankelbolt

Compression doesn't matter much as long as it...

Compression doesn't matter much as long as it starts and idles. Ask me how I know. :)

Gut/replace that bad cat ASAFP or your engine will soon not start nor idle.

As for the suspension:
If...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-28-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,090
Posted By wankelbolt

Beautiful. Bet they weren't cheap!

Beautiful. Bet they weren't cheap!
01-25-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By wankelbolt

How many miles on the car they came out of?

How many miles on the car they came out of?
01-08-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 191,415
Posted By wankelbolt

We can only hope. The cognitive dissonance...

We can only hope. The cognitive dissonance between what Team preaches and how he acts is a head-scratcher. :scratchhe
He keeps earning his reputation. :dunno:

Enough of the drama, back to the...
01-07-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 301,374
Posted By wankelbolt

Great looking wheels. :D: :icon_tup:

Great looking wheels. :D: :icon_tup:
12-31-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 301,374
Posted By wankelbolt

Nead, start here and read everything:...

Nead, start here and read everything: https://www.rx8club.com/new-member-forum-197/new-potential-owners-start-here-202454/

Happy hunting and good luck! :)
12-30-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,472
Posted By wankelbolt

Your compression is fine. Put in a Series 2...

Your compression is fine. Put in a Series 2 starter and it will start every time.
Then you can continue to enjoy the car without reservation.

I had the exact same hot start problem after...
12-16-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,004,636
Posted By wankelbolt

Yup. Part of the pressure plate lodged in the...

Yup. Part of the pressure plate lodged in the cowl.
Good advertisement for a ballistic transmission blanket when revving to 11,000 RPM.
Guy is lucky he didn't lose a foot! :SHOCKED:
11-29-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 301,374
Posted By wankelbolt

Why not substitute an ordinary AGM battery in the...

Why not substitute an ordinary AGM battery in the Winter when battery weight doesn't matter?
Keep the expensive lithium battery indoors until Spring.
11-01-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By wankelbolt

Ouch. That's a low blow... :boid: (And it...

Ouch. That's a low blow... :boid:

(And it was a fueling issue, IIRC.)
10-31-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By wankelbolt

Whaaat? You're suggesting 6000 lb cars don't...

Whaaat? You're suggesting 6000 lb cars don't handle well? I'm shocked! :eek:

(My 3/4 ton, 4x4, four-door, six-passenger, 600-mile-range, 10,000-lb-pulling, 395 HP V8 Dodge Hemi truck weighs...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-30-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 137,953
Posted By wankelbolt

Good seller too. I bought an expensive item from...

Good seller too. I bought an expensive item from him. He shipped it quick and packed it superbly.
10-30-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By wankelbolt

Now I see why gwilliams6 wouldn't take 9krpmrx8's...

Now I see why gwilliams6 wouldn't take 9krpmrx8's or my bet. His well-honed journalistic instincts told him he would lose. I wonder if he'll admit he was wrong?

You didn't even have to wait one...
10-29-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 148,661
Posted By wankelbolt

Yep. Mazda confirms no rotary car for the...

Yep. Mazda confirms no rotary car for the foreseeable future.
10-25-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By wankelbolt

Location? I need a counterweight

Location? I need a counterweight
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