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06-04-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By BigBadChris

Welcome aboard! I have a modified 05 velocity...

Welcome aboard! I have a modified 05 velocity red. In in North Dallas just off 75, whereabouts are you?
05-16-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By BigBadChris

That’s a Bummer for me but this doesn’t take away...

That’s a Bummer for me but this doesn’t take away from you finding a fantastic set of wheels. Love the blue on your track car too. Red is first for me but the blue is a close second. Good luck with...
05-16-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By BigBadChris

Are you sure? Part number please.

Are you sure? Part number please.
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By BigBadChris

Sadly no. I bought an additional coil and planned...

Sadly no. I bought an additional coil and planned to swap them one at a time but the tuner basically told me that we were at the limit of what he could do with Cobb. I wasnt too keen on spending...
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By BigBadChris

I ran the sakebomb coils for about a thousand...

I ran the sakebomb coils for about a thousand miles. Had misfires / ignition breakup at 10 psi boost pressure. Tuner couldn’t solve it, engine builder couldn’t solve it. Sakebomb was not at all...
03-25-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By BigBadChris

Hooray something I can speak with authority on! ...

Hooray something I can speak with authority on!

You will need
6 speed ecu
6 port engine wiring harness
6 port air intake (VFAD / duct / actuators)
6 port gauge cluster (shift warning beep...
03-12-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 34,883
Posted By BigBadChris

Team, any word on the aftermarket 02 sensor?...

Team, any word on the aftermarket 02 sensor? Steve Kan spoke highly of the adaptronic last he and I spoke, but Im still hesitant to abandon Cobb
10-02-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,326
Posted By BigBadChris

I’m sure he still has the item four years later....

I’m sure he still has the item four years later. He didn’t answer that guy two years ago, but he’ll definitely answer you because it’s “exactly what you need!”
09-27-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 33,031
Posted By BigBadChris

Yes, six port conversion with JDM five speed...

Yes, six port conversion with JDM five speed transmission. Located a donor ECU, steering wheel and pedals.
09-12-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By BigBadChris

I got a craigslist mobile paint guy to touch up...

I got a craigslist mobile paint guy to touch up my Mazda 6 years ago. Idiots ruined the car. No clearcoat, overspray everywhere. I had to sell it, I hated it so much. Dealer made me an offer at...
09-09-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 191,588
Posted By BigBadChris

Awesome work, Brett. Did your local ethanol pump...

Awesome work, Brett. Did your local ethanol pump get fixed, or is this straight gasoline?
09-06-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 33,031
Posted By BigBadChris

Hello 09. Few things of note. The turbo was...

Hello 09.

Few things of note. The turbo was converted to low mount by RX8Performance. All new powder coated charge tubing took care of that. Secondly it’s no longer an AT. After the first motor...
09-05-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,843
Posted By BigBadChris

Would you be willing to part out? I just need a...

Would you be willing to part out? I just need a new driver's side rear seat bottom, had a fuel spill and I cant get the odor out! :wallbash:
09-01-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 33,031
Posted By BigBadChris

Update on the car I have been working 80...

Update on the car

I have been working 80 hour weeks for the past month and during that time the battery died. It was in a parking garage at work, so I just kind of left it. I got a new Optima from...
08-11-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 191,588
Posted By BigBadChris

Update?

Update?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-30-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,667
Posted By BigBadChris

Brett has a turbo, a five speed and occasionally...

Brett has a turbo, a five speed and occasionally tracks his car. Hope that helps
07-26-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,321
Posted By BigBadChris

I called Mazdatrix and he said that in stock...

I called Mazdatrix and he said that in stock status is not accurate and none of those pieces are able to found.
07-20-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,631
Posted By BigBadChris

Interesting. I believe Team Rx8 mentioned...

Interesting. I believe Team Rx8 mentioned something about the mustang throttle body when he went his quest for a metal upper intake manifold. I didn't put two and two together at the time. Nice find!
Forum: Canada Forum
07-10-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By BigBadChris

If you paid via credit card, call the issuing...

If you paid via credit card, call the issuing company and ask for a charge back. Tell them you paid for services not provided. You could also call Mazda North America and tell them a dealer is...
07-07-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 34,883
Posted By BigBadChris

Team I know you’re looking at a fournport build,...

Team I know you’re looking at a fournport build, but I heard rumors that the current version does not have APV or SSV control. Has Elliot said anything about it to you?
07-05-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By BigBadChris

I’m in Dallas Texas. $250? I have no clue what it...

I’m in Dallas Texas. $250? I have no clue what it costs to ship.
07-03-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By BigBadChris

I don’t think it will work, the shift points are...

I don’t think it will work, the shift points are different, the engines are actually different too.

I’ve got a 30,000 mile four speed auto sitting in a a garage, let me know if we can work...
07-02-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,822
Posted By BigBadChris

From what I have seen the Mazmart units are all A...

From what I have seen the Mazmart units are all A or B series. The big power guys like C and D. Steve Kan told me that those cost ten grand when they come up for sale (fewer than two thousand made)....
07-02-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,822
Posted By BigBadChris

Yes but a rock has other uses. As a weapon, a...

Yes but a rock has other uses. As a weapon, a door stop, sculpture, you can throw it across the pond. A mini has absolutely no purpose once it dies.
07-02-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,822
Posted By BigBadChris

She wants a Mini Cooper.

She wants a Mini Cooper.
07-02-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,822
Posted By BigBadChris

20B Eunos Cosmo for sale!

Found this while searching craigslist. Wife won’t let me buy it, because she’s a rational human being who doesn’t understand the appeal of a 28 year old right hand drive 2+2.
Thought I’d post it...
07-01-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By BigBadChris

New coolant seals?

New coolant seals?
06-30-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,384
Posted By BigBadChris

I thought it wasn’t a US market color, my bad.

I thought it wasn’t a US market color, my bad.
06-30-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By BigBadChris

On the series 1, it isnt nearly that smart. I...

On the series 1, it isnt nearly that smart. I just unplugged mine and the light went away. Now I check the coolant when I check the dipstick (once a month). Im not certain about series 2, but it...
06-29-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,384
Posted By BigBadChris

Check the for sale section, someone posted the...

Check the for sale section, someone posted the nicest black R3 youre ever going to find. (Yes, a black R3 legally in the US).
06-23-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By BigBadChris

Gorgeous car, sounds like a good find!

Gorgeous car, sounds like a good find!
06-17-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,239
Posted By BigBadChris

Plastidip?

Plastidip?
06-16-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By BigBadChris

Pretty sure you need to change the TCM. 2004 and...

Pretty sure you need to change the TCM. 2004 and 2007, have different transmissions. 2004 was four speed 2007 was six speed. Could be the same part number mechanically but different software inside...
06-16-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By BigBadChris

No.

No.
06-16-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By BigBadChris

Autozone will scan it for free. Then google the...

Autozone will scan it for free. Then google the code and rx8.
06-15-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By BigBadChris

Lot to unpack here. Let’s start with the basics: ...

Lot to unpack here. Let’s start with the basics:

You mention a four injector motor to a six injector motor. Are we talking automatic to automatic or automatic to manual? If the new motor was also...
06-15-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By BigBadChris

I think you knocked a spark plug wire loose.

I think you knocked a spark plug wire loose.
06-14-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 789
Posted By BigBadChris

How much do you think custom exhaust work costs?...

How much do you think custom exhaust work costs? There are no off the shelf Y Pipes for the rx8, so you need a hand built mid pipe and cat back. Guarantee it will cost a grand.
06-14-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 789
Posted By BigBadChris

What exactly are you trying to accomplish with...

What exactly are you trying to accomplish with the “y pipe”? You mean straight pipe, dual outlets? Straight piped Rotary is loud as hell. You do not want that.
06-12-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By BigBadChris

It’s the original AT cluster because mileage data...

It’s the original AT cluster because mileage data is stored in the cluster, and I didn’t want to put five thousand extra miles on the car. You did mention the cluster talks to the ABS. The codes in...
06-11-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By BigBadChris

An update. Went to see my buddy who has the...

An update. Went to see my buddy who has the dongle and FORscan. We were able to read and write the as built data, but had no luck making the DSC lights go away. We confirmed that the original ABS...
06-07-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By BigBadChris

Plastic undertray. LRB speed sells one,...

Plastic undertray. LRB speed sells one, RX8Performance sells one, hell even ebay sells one
06-07-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By BigBadChris

Got it, thanks!

Got it, thanks!
06-07-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By BigBadChris

I appreciate your diligence in helping me,...

I appreciate your diligence in helping me, especially considering you dont have access to the car. I will be happy to share any information I have. Just so I understand, the as built data is included...
06-07-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By BigBadChris

I pulled a 6 port, 6 speed manual trans ECU from...

I pulled a 6 port, 6 speed manual trans ECU from a donor car. The dealer was kind enough to reprogram my keys to the new ECU, and they thought they would "help" by flashing the chassis VIN into the...
06-07-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By BigBadChris

Very good, thanks. I was told from the automatic...

Very good, thanks. I was told from the automatic to manual swap thread that there was an ECU pairing issue. It sounds like this is really different as built data. I did the swap a year ago but...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-07-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,557
Posted By BigBadChris

What hood did you use, hufflepuff?

What hood did you use, hufflepuff?
06-07-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,910
Posted By BigBadChris

EmiteR, thank you so much. It was my...

EmiteR, thank you so much. It was my understanding that their is also VIN coding involved with the ABS control module, it wont communicate with just any car. To the best of your knowledge, will...
06-06-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By BigBadChris

Just go around and post “looks good” in the ten...

Just go around and post “looks good” in the ten different “calling all” exterior color threads. Some idiot newbie did rust earlier in the week. His eleventh post was selling his car.
06-05-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By BigBadChris

She’s dead, Jim.

She’s dead, Jim.
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