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Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
10-22-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

Hey all, just popping in to say "Hi!" Seems like...

Hey all, just popping in to say "Hi!" Seems like it's been a bit quiet lately; work has been keeping me busy for sure. How are things going here?

I went to one BSCC autocross last year in the...
04-17-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 63,168
Posted By maskedferret

FILTER, ALDEHYDE-2PC (LDY3-61-J6X) - $49.23 -...

FILTER, ALDEHYDE-2PC (LDY3-61-J6X) - $49.23 - LDY361J6X (http://parts.arlingtonmazda.com/products/FILTER%2C-ALDEHYDE%252d2PC-%28LDY3%252d61%252dJ6X%29.html)
04-12-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 60,997
Posted By maskedferret

Doubtful, unless what replaces it is a unit with...

Doubtful, unless what replaces it is a unit with an integrated cover : https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-interior-audio-electronics-24/cracked-air-bag-dash-191121/page7/
03-24-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By maskedferret

It is running with the original engine. Even...

It is running with the original engine. Even though the engine is low on compression, his intuition isn't completely off-base. I did however mention earlier in this thread that the car has...
03-24-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By maskedferret

I doubt they were removed. Regarding other...

I doubt they were removed.

Regarding other maintenance :

Motor mounts were replaced approximately at 85k miles.

RB oil cooler guards were installed after straightening out the oil cooler...
03-24-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By maskedferret

I sent you a PM answering your questions ;) ...

I sent you a PM answering your questions ;)

You can PM anyone by clicking on their username on the left of their post in a thread and selecting "send a private message to ... "

To access the...
03-23-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By maskedferret

Feel free to PM questions to me and I'll try to...

Feel free to PM questions to me and I'll try to get back to you as soon as possible. I don't really have any sort of receipts laying around that pertain to the car or any parts; I'm not sure what...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
03-21-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

I am the previous owner of your car; I replied to...

I am the previous owner of your car; I replied to some of the threads you started and gave a bit of detail about the car. Welcome to the forum!
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
03-11-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 36,335
Posted By maskedferret

Welcome to the new owner of my (former) car! :D:

Welcome to the new owner of my (former) car! :D:
03-11-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By maskedferret

The car's got BHR ignition coils in it (unless...

The car's got BHR ignition coils in it (unless the dealership yanked them out; what color are the spark plug wires?).

I got the recall letter about the air bag system not too long ago; I returned...
03-11-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By maskedferret

I had the midpipe replaced last year, and I...

I had the midpipe replaced last year, and I suspect the new one might have bottomed out and got a hole in it somewhere (likely @ the midpipe to exhaust connection). The catalytic converter should...
03-11-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By maskedferret

Congrats on purchasing my old car!

Congrats on purchasing my old car!
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
03-05-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

Hey, thanks Adam! It's nice to see there's still...

Hey, thanks Adam! It's nice to see there's still a heartbeat in the forum!

I've owned the car since November 2006, so that was a good 8+ year run.

Autocross is definitely a possibility, but I...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
02-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

Hey guys, it's official; the RX-8 has exchanged...

Hey guys, it's official; the RX-8 has exchanged hands; I am now driving a 2012 Miata SE (not my picture) :
...
02-28-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By maskedferret

PM'd Sorry, I've been rather busy as of...

PM'd

Sorry, I've been rather busy as of late; traded in the car for a Miata! I miss the rotary already :(
12-18-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By maskedferret

Thanks for letting me know! Updated!

Thanks for letting me know! Updated!
12-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By maskedferret

Updated first post with some pics.

Updated first post with some pics.
10-22-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 60,997
Posted By maskedferret

Exclamation Airbag safety recall expanded to 2004-8 models

Advice has changed December 2014, Please read first post in this thread...


http://www.roadandtrack.com/go/news/massive-airbag-recall-affects-nearly-5-million-us-vehicles?src=soc_fcbks
...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
10-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

I'll still be around as infrequently as I am. ...

I'll still be around as infrequently as I am. :D: If anything right now, it looks like I might be delaying when I actually get rid of the car because I managed to get the exhaust issue fixed, and...
10-14-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By maskedferret

AP and SS+SS sold; listing updated.

AP and SS+SS sold; listing updated.
10-13-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By maskedferret

If the deal falls through on the AP, you will be...

If the deal falls through on the AP, you will be next in line for it.



I will get a shipping estimate after work today and will reply back.
10-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By maskedferret

To be clear, this is the V2 model. The device...

To be clear, this is the V2 model. The device will NOT come with the tunes created from a tuning service I used. It will come with the OBD2 connector and device containing the tunes that came with...
10-11-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By maskedferret

MO Part-out - local (STL) sale

The time has come to sell the car. :(

I am taking out all the easy to remove aftermarket parts and offering them to local people in the greater area St. Louis region. (i.e., I don't want to deal...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
10-11-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

It's official guys, I'm selling the car. :( ...

It's official guys, I'm selling the car. :(

Going to be on the hunt for a 2009+ Miata Grand Touring w/ PRHT, so if you see any, please let me know!

EDIT: I started a thread in the MW for sale...
10-10-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By maskedferret

Dealership fixed the problem; a shorted meter...

Dealership fixed the problem; a shorted meter fuse. They attempted to locate the short, but could not find it. In their investigation, the short seemed to magically go away as the fuse was no...
10-07-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By maskedferret

Unfortunately no, I have not checked those out. ...

Unfortunately no, I have not checked those out. The guy at the shop did a lot of looking around, part of which involved looking up around and under the steering column.

I don't see how the shop...
10-07-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By maskedferret

The shop couldn't figure it out, and said it...

The shop couldn't figure it out, and said it would need to be looked at by someone else. They didn't exactly offer to help out on that, so I had insurance tow it to the dealership.

I guess this...
10-06-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By maskedferret

Removing remainder of cat heat shield leads to tripping immobilizer?

I took the car back to the shop to address an exhaust rattle after recently having the intermediate pipe replaced due to a leak. They think it's the remaining half of the catalytic converter heat...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
09-16-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

I'd love to go, but unfortunately I am seriously...

I'd love to go, but unfortunately I am seriously considering trading the car in now because of its current condition. :( I'm pretty much set on hopping into a Miata.

On the subject of trading...
04-25-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By maskedferret

Stock exhaust sound degraded

I know the stock exhaust sound in general is nothing special, but as of the last half a year or so I've noticed it sounds like it's gotten progressively worse.

I'm not entirely certain what the...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
04-25-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

Good news! Dealership managed to de-flood it! ...

Good news! Dealership managed to de-flood it! Service writer mentioned something about using a solution to unstick the seals to regain compression after clearing out the chambers and it managed to...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
04-19-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

So trying a start by popping the clutch did...

So trying a start by popping the clutch did nothing. :( I've got a couple local places in mind that I will see if they will do rotary engines, but I don't have high hopes for it. Failing that,...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
04-13-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

Does anyone know of any local mechanics that work...

Does anyone know of any local mechanics that work on rotary engines closer than Neosho? :)

I'm looking to get a proper diagnostic done first, as I'm not 100% convinced it can't be started. I...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
04-12-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

I know the engine's been slowly going south on me...

I know the engine's been slowly going south on me for a while now. Over the winter if it got drastically cold, it was extremely hard to start the next morning. After a week of not driving the car,...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
04-12-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7,753
Views: 299,754
Posted By maskedferret

I feel a bit guilty coming back here after such a...

I feel a bit guilty coming back here after such a long hiatus sadly to report that my car's engine seems to have called it quits on me. :(

I myself was out of commission for a while being unable...
12-02-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 104,034
Posted By maskedferret

Still seeing a lot of chrome; no problems...

Still seeing a lot of chrome; no problems otherwise.

http://i.imgur.com/SvESmxQ.jpg
11-19-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 47,140
Posted By maskedferret

That picture is missing the "A" brackets. They...

That picture is missing the "A" brackets. They are most likely still attached to the car. People tend to forget they're part of the kit ("B" brackets attach to the "A" brackets, which attach to the...
08-12-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 344,641
Posted By maskedferret

Each wire is a different length to allow it to...

Each wire is a different length to allow it to reach from its appropriate coil to its respective spark plug. There is a diagram in this thread that makes it clear which one goes where :...
07-23-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 244,990
Posted By maskedferret

white dots! white dots! :hahano:

white dots! white dots! :hahano:
06-27-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,883
Posted By maskedferret

Where did you end up getting the hub from? I...

Where did you end up getting the hub from? I assume DSC is working fine?

Anyone try a non-OEM option from Timken ( HA590096 ) and have it work w/ DSC?
06-13-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 344,641
Posted By maskedferret

Gear doesn't matter. Engine off, key position to...

Gear doesn't matter. Engine off, key position to ignition on. After 20 pumps, you will see the gauge sweep confirming the operation has been completed. After this, turn the key to the off...
Forum: Canada Forum
05-31-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,121
Posted By maskedferret

On Amazon currently for $16.21 apiece : NGK...

On Amazon currently for $16.21 apiece :

NGK Laser Iridium 6700 Spark Plug : Amazon.com : [email protected]@[email protected]@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41%[email protected]@[email protected]@41%2Ba90RozdL
...
05-28-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,827
Posted By maskedferret

Is that graph representative of the Renesis...

Is that graph representative of the Renesis engine? I thought the compression spec numbers were higher for the RX-8 : https://www.rx8club.com/new-member-forum-197/compression-245735/#post4469520
...
05-23-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,284
Posted By maskedferret

Slight tangent - Is it possible to lift the...

Slight tangent - Is it possible to lift the engine out of the bay with the crank pulley attached? (specifically an Agency Power pulley)
05-23-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By maskedferret

No. ...

No.

https://www.rx8club.com/series-ii-technical-trouble-shooting-160/2009-rx-8-transmission-gear-chart-discussion-135710/
05-23-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By maskedferret

No, you. :p: The second half of your...

No, you. :p:

The second half of your question is redundant; I was merely providing constructive criticism. You're welcome!
05-22-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By maskedferret

Never pose a question with an "or" in it. A...

Never pose a question with an "or" in it. A logical OR returns "yes" or "true" if A or B or both are "true". The proper way to phrase the question is : "Will the OEM TPMS sensors fit into these MB...
05-21-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,047
Posted By maskedferret

Wow did this thread get derailed :P Thanks...

Wow did this thread get derailed :P

Thanks for posting about this; I've been looking for a good replacement boot and this seems to fit the bill.
05-14-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By maskedferret

Specifically, page 10 ( WhatsMyIP.org | iPod RX-8...

Specifically, page 10 ( WhatsMyIP.org | iPod RX-8 | Page 10 (http://www.whatsmyip.org/lib/rx8-aux-ipod-input/?page=10) ) shows the CD player unit is modular; the 6 disc changer has the same...
05-14-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 192,912
Posted By maskedferret

tl;dr On a side note, is there a way to...

tl;dr

On a side note, is there a way to visibly determine what revision you have installed without resorting to taking the reservoir out? I assume I got the "M" revision back in the day (still no...
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