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06-09-2019, 07:00 PM
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Posted By slash128

Sorry mate... I looked around the garage for the...

Sorry mate... I looked around the garage for the parts list but I couldn't find it, I probably tossed it out. Off the top of my head I think the OMP bolts are M6, so those banjo fittings would be 6mm...
05-24-2019, 08:15 AM
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Posted By slash128

Ah, you went thru the lid. I assumed the side of...

Ah, you went thru the lid. I assumed the side of the box. Makes sense :icon_tup:
05-23-2019, 08:22 PM
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Posted By slash128

That too :) tho rtv sealant could be added if you...

That too :) tho rtv sealant could be added if you go thru the rubber grommet. The main thing I was just suggesting was to take a route that didn't keep the wideband sensors captive when removing the...
05-23-2019, 07:30 PM
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Posted By slash128

I think routing through the existing ECU harness...

I think routing through the existing ECU harness grommet might be better than holes through the ECU enclosure. If when :) you ever need to pull the engine you won't have to monkey with depinning the...
05-15-2019, 09:03 AM
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Posted By slash128

Yiu got the Adaptronic wideband module, correct?...

Yiu got the Adaptronic wideband module, correct? Did you get it pinned in yet? Curious how you routed it and if you came up with any helpful tips, or maybe it went pretty smoothly.
05-09-2019, 05:38 PM
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Posted By slash128

Sweet, looking forward to your first impressions...

Sweet, looking forward to your first impressions if you don't mind sharing when it arrives.
05-08-2019, 10:37 PM
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Posted By slash128

Any updates on your order?

Any updates on your order?
04-27-2019, 11:08 AM
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Posted By slash128

Yep, itís worked well for me. No shaft play, nice...

Yep, itís worked well for me. No shaft play, nice and smooth. Last year I thought it might have an issue that was causing my gradually reduced boost but that turned out to be cracks in the exhaust...
04-26-2019, 11:47 PM
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Posted By slash128

Shawn - do you have the RX8 ECUs in stock?

Shawn - do you have the RX8 ECUs in stock?
04-22-2019, 09:52 PM
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Posted By slash128

Potentially could be solder rosin, looks like...

Potentially could be solder rosin, looks like maybe it was hand soldered. AFAIK it is for listening for knock.
04-22-2019, 09:34 PM
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Posted By slash128

Thank you Shawn.

Thank you Shawn.
04-21-2019, 09:58 PM
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Posted By slash128

Appreciate the reply. What makes it ďthe bestĒ?

Appreciate the reply. What makes it ďthe bestĒ?
04-21-2019, 08:53 PM
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Posted By slash128

Any details on the "new wideband O2 module"? Is...

Any details on the "new wideband O2 module"? Is this the same module that they advertised that would control the stock wideband or something different? If different, what sets it apart from the...
04-14-2019, 10:06 PM
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Posted By slash128

Several weeks? I asked about lead time and they...

Several weeks? I asked about lead time and they said about 5 days......
04-14-2019, 02:24 PM
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Posted By slash128

Thanks man :)

Thanks man :)
04-14-2019, 08:25 AM
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Posted By slash128

Yeah, it took a few years, but I finally got...

Yeah, it took a few years, but I finally got around to it :icon_tup:
04-12-2019, 01:30 PM
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Posted By slash128

The last motor with the REW seals developed an...

The last motor with the REW seals developed an oil leak that I could never figure out so I got a new reman and put in Goopy RX8 apex seals. No other internal mods.

I didn't change the MAF housing,...
04-12-2019, 09:41 AM
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Posted By slash128

Thanks, it is a lot of fun!

Thanks, it is a lot of fun!
04-11-2019, 05:06 PM
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Posted By slash128

Yep, 92 octane. Also running W/M injection. And...

Yep, 92 octane. Also running W/M injection. And thanks :)
04-11-2019, 02:49 PM
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Posted By slash128

Put together a voltage divider harness for the...

Put together a voltage divider harness for the MAF to get more headroom. Now the limiting factor is traction. 2'nd gear, 14psi, wheels spinnin'...
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04-07-2019, 05:47 PM
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Posted By slash128

Yep, all good now, thanks! :icon_tup: I don't...

Yep, all good now, thanks! :icon_tup: I don't know if you saw my edit on my previous post but even though I had kept the value the same it still didn't like that the field was touched. Finicky thing...
04-07-2019, 11:58 AM
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Posted By slash128

I know this is an old thread but I started...

I know this is an old thread but I started playing with this... Brettus - in your testing did you get any trouble codes? I used a MAF extension harness so I can swap in and out. Prior to adding the...
03-30-2019, 05:53 PM
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Posted By slash128

Thanks! Relocating the battery was worth the...

Thanks! Relocating the battery was worth the effort. Itís not too difficult if you still want to do it.
03-30-2019, 04:58 PM
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Posted By slash128

Finally all sorted and shiny for another...

Finally all sorted and shiny for another summer...
...
03-16-2019, 12:29 AM
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Posted By slash128

In other words... if running a boosted renesis...

In other words... if running a boosted renesis donít use the base map above atmosphere :)
03-16-2019, 12:23 AM
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Posted By slash128

My interpretation (perhaps wrong) is that the...

My interpretation (perhaps wrong) is that the base map ignition table is modeled after rx7 lower comp motors and they only tested on an NA renesis.
03-15-2019, 07:14 PM
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Posted By slash128

Appreciate the reply :icon_tup:

Appreciate the reply :icon_tup:
03-15-2019, 04:25 PM
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Posted By slash128

Shawn - do you know if the supplied RX8 base map...

Shawn - do you know if the supplied RX8 base map was put together on an NA car or a boosted car? Curious as I have been going through it and the ignition timing looks a little aggressive in the...
03-06-2019, 11:28 AM
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Posted By slash128

Glad to see you are still having fun! :icon_tup:

Glad to see you are still having fun! :icon_tup:
03-02-2019, 07:46 PM
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Posted By slash128

Now I just need the snow to melt :lol:

Now I just need the snow to melt :lol:
03-02-2019, 07:11 PM
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Posted By slash128

First start smoke show with Goopy RX8 seals: ...

First start smoke show with Goopy RX8 seals:

https://youtu.be/hTIxle2JqK0
02-26-2019, 10:20 PM
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Posted By slash128

Fixed better than new... I think Iíll have it...

Fixed better than new... I think Iíll have it back together this weekend...

...
02-25-2019, 05:28 PM
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Posted By slash128

Thanks RXm8! Half the cost of a new set of stock...

Thanks RXm8! Half the cost of a new set of stock :)
02-25-2019, 04:45 PM
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Posted By slash128

A note on this reman: the whole thing looked...

A note on this reman: the whole thing looked brand new all around except for the hoist hook and the pulleys. Almost makes me want to buy another before they are gone...
02-25-2019, 04:41 PM
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Posted By slash128

Nice! I dropped mine off at the welder's shop...

Nice! I dropped mine off at the welder's shop this morning. He said it looks like they really didn't fill those welds, more like just fused the base material. He said he should be able to make it...
02-25-2019, 04:38 PM
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Posted By slash128

I sent the old one back as the core. But I saved...

I sent the old one back as the core. But I saved the EDM'ed rotors and good housings in case I want to go down the RX7 apex seal path again. I had some bad housings and rotors to swap :)
02-25-2019, 04:12 PM
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Posted By slash128

Fresh remain torn down and Goopy RX8 seals...

Fresh remain torn down and Goopy RX8 seals installed. All dressed up and nowhere to go...

...
02-25-2019, 04:07 PM
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Posted By slash128

Hmm, looks like I found the cause for low boost...

Hmm, looks like I found the cause for low boost :lol: maybe a potential candidate for the elusive rattle as well...
...
02-22-2019, 12:09 PM
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Posted By slash128

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/2000x1501/img_2452_12454617a54e6e3f96800656c5bb9e601af718ee.jpg
02-21-2019, 12:23 PM
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Posted By slash128

I reliably replace motors :lol:

I reliably replace motors :lol:
12-04-2018, 08:14 PM
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Posted By slash128

I'm not ruling anything out. We'll see if the...

I'm not ruling anything out. We'll see if the rattle remains with the new motor.
11-30-2018, 11:09 PM
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Posted By slash128

I looked pretty close at that area but didn’t...

I looked pretty close at that area but didn’t find any cracks. I could have missed it. Anywho, it’s on its way back to Mazda as the return core on this reman.
11-30-2018, 10:09 PM
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Posted By slash128

Appreciate the feedback! And I certainly never...

Appreciate the feedback! And I certainly never meant to imply that your findings about seals and housing wear were not valid, I just wanted to share my findings as data points. Others also suspected...
11-27-2018, 11:00 AM
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Posted By slash128

You didn't expect otherwise, did you? :lol2:

You didn't expect otherwise, did you? :lol2:
11-24-2018, 03:22 PM
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Posted By slash128

Hereís a video of the oil chain slack. Iím no...

Hereís a video of the oil chain slack. Iím no expert but seems loose?

https://youtu.be/jiZERISt-PY
11-24-2018, 02:36 PM
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Posted By slash128

Yeah, you had some other variables. I was just...

Yeah, you had some other variables. I was just sharing what I found in my case FWIW.
11-24-2018, 11:34 AM
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Views: 136,294
Posted By slash128

I did when I pulled the motor for the clutch...

I did when I pulled the motor for the clutch work, but I burped the system when I filled it. And it only happened in boost. I took out the wastegate springs and it never happened, even at redline....
11-24-2018, 11:23 AM
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Posted By slash128

Yeah, I didn't blow this motor for a change, lol....

Yeah, I didn't blow this motor for a change, lol. I ran it hard at 17psi for the last 2 years and never had a detonation event that I was aware of, roughly 20K miles. It didn't quite build boost as...
11-24-2018, 10:39 AM
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Posted By slash128

Ah, gotcha. The turbo outlet is 3" but the down...

Ah, gotcha. The turbo outlet is 3" but the down pipe ID is 2.75". The mouth of the AP midpipe is 2.5" but then it opens up again. I'd of course prefer 3" or even 2.75" all the way back, but it seems...
11-23-2018, 07:53 PM
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Posted By slash128

I recently got a "rattle" as well and also an oil...

I recently got a "rattle" as well and also an oil leak between the front iron and house so I pulled it out and tore it down. No wear from the E&J seals, all apex seal surfaces have a mirror finish....
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