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03-04-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Tethlah

o2 ready state on but not Cat

Anyone seen this? For some reason the o2 ready state is up but not the cat? I thought when the o2 came up cat would automatically come up too.
02-27-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By Tethlah

Ok, he suggested I go ahead and replace the o2...

Ok, he suggested I go ahead and replace the o2 sensor that's plugged into the gutted cat. Now, should I disconnect the battery and start over? Because I went through and did the drive cycles and it...
02-26-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By Tethlah

Yeah, I'm still in communication with him. He...

Yeah, I'm still in communication with him. He told me before I made the purchase it wouldn't be a problem. Of course now those 4 flags wont come up as ready. The CEL is blocked, but the ready...
02-26-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By Tethlah

Well, at this point I've driven over 200 miles,...

Well, at this point I've driven over 200 miles, I've done the mode1 and mode3 drive modes twice. I've let the car idle for 20 minutes are two separate occasions. I've driven it hard...

Still, no...
02-26-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By Tethlah

Yeah, It just seems that the issue now is that...

Yeah, It just seems that the issue now is that the ready states are still reading inc. I've done mode 1 and mode 3 of getting them to pop up. I'm going to drive to work today (usually 70+ mph for...
02-25-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By Tethlah

Well, I loaded the base MM map and have driven...

Well, I loaded the base MM map and have driven the car for about 100 miles, I went in to get the test and the ready test failed not ready for Catalyst, Evaporative System, Secondary Air System, and...
02-24-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By Tethlah

So, if I hop on the map and just block all CELs...

So, if I hop on the map and just block all CELs and take it there and have them do their test they will all read ready? Then I just re-enable all the CELs again?

I'm just going to have...
02-24-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,627
Posted By Tethlah

CEL vs ready state?

So I feel like a complete idiot and expect to be berated for this. But I swore I found this information once a long time ago, and now can't find it again.

Basically, gutted cat, need to pass...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
11-06-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,773
Posted By Tethlah

Ok, just to verify and everyone knows. Dan...

Ok, just to verify and everyone knows. Dan McGuinness at 5pm on Saturday, November 8th.

Here's the Address:

1538 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37203

Sound right?
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
11-05-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,773
Posted By Tethlah

I don't know about DT, but the Dan McGuiness in...

I don't know about DT, but the Dan McGuiness in Cool Springs is usually not that bad. How packed does it get up there?
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
10-31-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,773
Posted By Tethlah

A female RX8 owner in the area??? What are you...

A female RX8 owner in the area??? What are you doing tomorrow night? ;)
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
10-29-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,773
Posted By Tethlah

Cool springs here! Soon to move downtown or the...

Cool springs here! Soon to move downtown or the gulch though.
05-08-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,511
Posted By Tethlah

Naive? I was talking about the entire kit. And...

Naive? I was talking about the entire kit. And it's whitewater pearl, it's not a 2 stage paint job. Notice that my actual question (the post previous to where I made that statement) said I found...
05-06-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,511
Posted By Tethlah

Yeah, the thing about whitewater pearl is that...

Yeah, the thing about whitewater pearl is that it's a 3 stage paint. So it would cost about 450 bucks to paint it. But they say they have my colour, so I'm hoping I wont have to. Plus, since I...
05-01-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,511
Posted By Tethlah

Actually, looking at OEM primed kits without...

Actually, looking at OEM primed kits without colour are only 500 bucks on ebay, how much do you think it would cost (ballpark) to paint it whitewater pearl?
05-01-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,511
Posted By Tethlah

Yeah, I'd love to do the full kit, but I honestly...

Yeah, I'd love to do the full kit, but I honestly don't want to pay for a paint job and getting it professionally fit right now lol
04-29-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By Tethlah

Well, I need both of them not just the one. But...

Well, I need both of them not just the one. But doesn't it look exactly alike the one for 2009 and above? From the placement of the holes to the notch at the top.
04-29-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By Tethlah

Finder Liner fitment question

Anyone know if this will also fit a 2005? It's listed as 2009 and above, but when I compared pictures of it to what I had on my car they look identical. Anyone know a hard answer on it? I looked...
04-28-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,511
Posted By Tethlah

Alright good, I wanted to make sure before I...

Alright good, I wanted to make sure before I spent money on it to find out I got the wrong one. Originally I had a matte black dam without risers, but I'm thinking about going with white since my...
04-28-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,511
Posted By Tethlah

Did your original one look like this: ...

Did your original one look like this:

http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/251457291355_1_0_1/1000x1000.jpg

Because mine doesn't have the raised sides at all. In your album it looks like...
04-28-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,511
Posted By Tethlah

Question about air dam.

I hit a headlight on the interstate and it pretty much destroyed my air dam, followed quickly by ripping out part of the splash guard, which in turn pulled the drivers side splash guard into the...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
10-19-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,773
Posted By Tethlah

yeah there is a black and silver in my complex,...

yeah there is a black and silver in my complex, i've seen two other white ones around here, but mine is the only one with a duckbill spoiler. I've also seen a couple other silver ones driving around...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
10-17-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,773
Posted By Tethlah

Where in Cool Springs are you? I live at the...

Where in Cool Springs are you? I live at the Landings. I know of at least 2 other RX-8 Owners here, although I've never spoken to them.
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
10-16-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By Tethlah

TN Looking for an introduction or advice.

I live in the Nashville area and I ear the import scene is pretty big here. I have a buddy that rides with some pretty major motorcycle groups in Nashville that have regular encounters with a group...
09-10-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,786
Posted By Tethlah

I filled my car with distilled water every day...

I filled my car with distilled water every day while I waited for the rad to get here, but I would most certainly suggest that you replace it asap.
09-02-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By Tethlah

yeah, that all makes sense. I'm checking out the...

yeah, that all makes sense. I'm checking out the SOHN adapter and looking into if that's the next mod I should do. I was just confused because I kept getting it drilled that synthetic = bad for...
09-01-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By Tethlah

Zomg, another oil thread?!?!

So I finished my first major part replacement (that I did on my own) with the help of the DIY forum here. I know it's probably not that major, but I changed the radiator, cleaned the engine bay, and...
08-22-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tethlah

Good Post. Yeah I found this link that has that...

Good Post. Yeah I found this link that has that plus a bunch of manuals. Not sure if that one you linked includes everything this does, but I liked the fact it was in pdfs that I could access from...
08-21-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tethlah

Well, I've looked up all the DIY threads and also...

Well, I've looked up all the DIY threads and also downloaded the FSM and any other material I could find. Going to order the parts this week and hopefully be able to do the replacement next weekend....
08-21-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tethlah

So it's probably worth going ahead and replacing...

So it's probably worth going ahead and replacing the pump and thermostat while I'm at it?

Looking at mazmart, to buy all OEM it'll cost about 600 bucks + liquids to replace the waterpump,...
08-21-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By Tethlah

Fastwayracer Aluminum Radiator..Any Good?

I found this aluminum radiator and fan set from fastwayracer (I had never heard of them until this search this morning) and can't find a brand name, or even any info on the rad outside of what the...
08-20-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,786
Posted By Tethlah

I've been looking at replacements to go with...

I've been looking at replacements to go with rather than the OEM, I noticed that the tank has 3 hoses hooked up to it. One that goes straight into the top of the rad (I'm assuming that's return, and...
08-16-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,786
Posted By Tethlah

I think I found the leak, I could see some...

I think I found the leak, I could see some coolant coming from the top passenger side corner of the radiator. So I'm going to buy a Mishimoto radiator next week and I've thought about if I want to...
08-13-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,786
Posted By Tethlah

I'm wondering the same thing. The coolant...

I'm wondering the same thing. The coolant reservoir is REALLY loose. I had to tighten it down because it was so loose. Now I'm wondering if this same thing could have happened with my car. How...
08-11-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,786
Posted By Tethlah

Coolant splattered all over under the bonnet.

Attached picture pretty much says it all. While driving, usually for longer stints where I have very little variance in RPMs, the Coolant Level Light will come on. After looking under the hood...
06-18-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 26,343
Posted By Tethlah

Well, I'm doing it at 4 years and 6 months, do I...

Well, I'm doing it at 4 years and 6 months, do I get a beer? BTW, I ended up at this post because it was number 1 in a google search lol
06-17-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,017
Posted By Tethlah

It goes back to the difficulty in driving with my...

It goes back to the difficulty in driving with my left hand shifting. I've actually never had an automatic before....not sure how I feel about driving one.
06-16-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,017
Posted By Tethlah

Yeah, I've just started looking into it. Part of...

Yeah, I've just started looking into it. Part of the reason I would love to bring my car over is the fact that I have a hard time shifting with my left hand. I have a pretty weak left arm from an...
06-16-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,017
Posted By Tethlah

Converting a speedometer to KPH

I've been looking into moving to Japan for some time now. A bunch of guys I was in the military with are in Tokyo and love it there, so I've been looking into moving there to teach English. Which I...
04-26-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,502
Posted By Tethlah

Wow, that thing fixed my issue in about 60...

Wow, that thing fixed my issue in about 60 seconds lol
04-25-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,502
Posted By Tethlah

I stopped off at autozone during lunch and they...

I stopped off at autozone during lunch and they gave me one for free! lol, gonna try this when I get home from work.
04-24-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,502
Posted By Tethlah

Stripped threads on the O2 port in a cat

So it's like the title says, the threads are all jacked up on the O2 sensor port (downstream) on my cat. I'm trying to think of the best way to fix this for the new sensor I'm installing. I've...
04-23-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Tethlah

Please don't turn this into one of those threads,...

Please don't turn this into one of those threads, I actually did do some research before asking my question.
04-22-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Tethlah

awesome, thank you for the quick answers, I'm...

awesome, thank you for the quick answers, I'm reading up on that test and going to give it a shot, if I'm lucky I can hold off getting the BHR system for a couple months so I can install it later.
04-22-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Tethlah

Ok, so a quick search says to check for white...

Ok, so a quick search says to check for white marks on the coils to see if they are going bad. I'm not sure they replaced that though, all the dealer said was they replaced the engine and starter,...
04-22-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Tethlah

Quick question about replacing my Cat

My RX8 threw a CEL and come to find out the Cat needs to be replaced. I ordered the Cat and am picking it up on Wednesday and taking it to my buddies garage and am going to swap it out. I have the...
04-16-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Tethlah

Kind of dumb...2005 RX-8 is a 13B Renesis right?

I was about to order some Idemitsu premix from RotaryPerformance and it's asking for my engine type. I did some research, but I want to make absolutely certain before ordering (unless it doesn't...
04-11-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By Tethlah

Breaking in a new engine, mileage, best practice, things to avoid?

So let me make this clear, I'm going to say something about mileage in this thread, IT IS NOT A COMPLAINT, it's a question of new vs old and breaking in. I could care less if I only get 10mpg so...
04-10-2013, 05:43 PM
04-09-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By Tethlah

Post it, do it, do it. Do it.

Post it, do it, do it.

Do it.
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