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04-28-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By wrightcomputing

Perfect thanks for your help guys I will...

Perfect thanks for your help guys I will uninstall the Cobb prior to my trip to the dealer if I cannot get it started.
04-28-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By wrightcomputing

Surely if I uninstall the cobb what ever tune is...

Surely if I uninstall the cobb what ever tune is currently on there will stay on there. I have a tune on the Cobb called stock tune. However that is now a modified tune. I am looking form someone...
04-28-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By wrightcomputing

I need the stock tune

Could someone please email me a copy of the stock tune for an 07 Rx8 on the Cobb Access Port (I think it's 06-08 Tune). Not sure how but somewhere along the way the tune got written over and is no...
04-22-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By wrightcomputing

My car is an 07 so it already has the switch...

My car is an 07 so it already has the switch blade key. The key fob also lights up when I press it so it definitely has battery power. I will try the sequence again tomorrow when it is not so late.
04-21-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By wrightcomputing

Remote Locking not working

My remote central locking has not been working for a while and tonight I decided to try and get it working. Here is what I did.

Step 1.
Try both key fobs to make sure it wasn't a fob issue. ...
03-10-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By wrightcomputing

Thank you so much guys that was exactly the...

Thank you so much guys that was exactly the problem. I was actually able to bend the metal plate that is already on the pedal to allow the plunger to be fully compressed and voila the car starts :-)
03-10-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By wrightcomputing

Snapped Clutch now car wont start.

I was driving home today and the clutch pedal snapped. I know this is a common issue and fortunately it only snapped on one side allowing me to still get the car home.

I removed the clutch pedal...
03-04-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 237,405
Posted By wrightcomputing

Good to know, I might just leave it as a manual...

Good to know, I might just leave it as a manual rack it is not too bad.
03-01-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 237,405
Posted By wrightcomputing

I just thought I would follow up on this as I...

I just thought I would follow up on this as I worked on the car today. The voltage was again a contact voltage around 8V. I pulled the PS ECU which was extremely hot and now the steering is...
02-15-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 237,405
Posted By wrightcomputing

Great info thanks buddy. Good to know there is...

Great info thanks buddy. Good to know there is nothing really to do to help the rack more more easily that saved me a tear down job. I am really hoping it is not the control module. I will do some...
02-14-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 237,405
Posted By wrightcomputing

I too thought is odd and will have to employ the...

I too thought is odd and will have to employ the wife to assist as I had it constantly when the engine was running. I get that it is in manual mode now but it is much harder to turn then a manual...
02-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 237,405
Posted By wrightcomputing

Good point thanks buddy, Ill start there and see...

Good point thanks buddy, Ill start there and see if I can get the voltage correct.
02-13-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 237,405
Posted By wrightcomputing

Hi Guys I have read a lot of this thread but...

Hi Guys I have read a lot of this thread but there are too many pages to read every thing. Obviously I am having power steering issues like most on here.

I am getting the P1342 error code and no...
01-13-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,175
Posted By wrightcomputing

My power steering has stopped working also, I...

My power steering has stopped working also, I have cleaned the connectors with no luck. I will have to try a more thorough clean and keep an eye open if anyone else has a solution. As long as the...
10-14-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

That was my worry, I guess I will have to take it...

That was my worry, I guess I will have to take it to the dealer and see what they say.

If not then I guess there is always the rebuild option, I might need a little help but worth the risk for...
10-14-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

Well I wanted to follow up it looks like things...

Well I wanted to follow up it looks like things are still not right. When I remove the cap and rev the engine you can see bubbles coming through the coolant reservoir they are about the size your...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-08-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,907
Posted By wrightcomputing

I took the Florida State Championships in my Rx8...

I took the Florida State Championships in my Rx8 this weekend and had a blast. The results are still not out but I came 12th in PAX.
Florida State Championships 2013 - YouTube
I also took a Run in...
09-17-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,300
Posted By wrightcomputing

Thread bump I seem to have the same issue, I...

Thread bump I seem to have the same issue, I cannot believe no one found the solution and posted it back here.
I have just done a lot of work on my engine, new aluminium flywheel clutch, radiator,...
09-16-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

Well I added a load of foam around the radiator...

Well I added a load of foam around the radiator so that should help force the air through it. What sort of temperature would be ideal for track conditions.

I did some testing on the highway...
09-10-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

I am going to take mine off and check it. The...

I am going to take mine off and check it. The car went into limp mode once and then was fine for 2 more sessions without any problems. I will stick with the one I have for now and if I have more...
09-10-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

Great info thanks Team that explains why the car...

Great info thanks Team that explains why the car went into limp mode on at the end of the 2nd session.
09-09-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

I bought the Rotella 15W-40 Oil although it is...

I bought the Rotella 15W-40 Oil although it is not in the car yet I will do that last.

The Radiator arrived and is a perfect fit so I am very happy with it. It took me about 1.5 hour s to install...
09-07-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

The OMP is over $1000 :-( that is going to have...

The OMP is over $1000 :-( that is going to have to wait for the time being. I will replace it is the code comes back again.
09-06-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

My temperatures were getting to about 205F after...

My temperatures were getting to about 205F after the first 2 sessions but after I put the stock map back on it stayed around 190F and no coolant spray.

The clutch came apart on the flywheel side...
09-04-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

Oh right I understand, I will see what I can do I...

Oh right I understand, I will see what I can do I have a welder and a load of thin steel laying around as well as a lot of foam so I am sure I can put something together.
09-04-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

Can you provide more info on adding foam around...

Can you provide more info on adding foam around the radiator. What is the purpose to stop the air going around the radiator or some type of insulation?

I am also building a Locost (Lotus 7...
09-04-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

1. It came out the cap. I have ordered a MS...

1. It came out the cap. I have ordered a MS cap, Thermostat with a lower temperature & The radiator was just an ebay one not sure of the model. When I start putting it all back together I will...
09-03-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

Thanks for the info. The clutch is out and...

Thanks for the info. The clutch is out and completely destroyed so I am ordering another one and also getting a racing beat flywheel while I am in there.

Whilst disconnecting the coolant bottle I...
09-02-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By wrightcomputing

Track day Woes

I went to Sebring yesterday and the cars first track session although I have been Autocrossing it for over 3 years (about 50 events/80 days). The car handled like a dream but the engine/drivetrain...
04-09-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,011
Posted By wrightcomputing

I was at 12 3/4" but I was scraping my front...

I was at 12 3/4" but I was scraping my front bumper on the ground if I went over bump and on tight turn-rounds when autocrossing, I think that is too low.

My ride height is currently 14" (wheel...
04-09-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,011
Posted By wrightcomputing

I just raised mine up and the car handles just as...

I just raised mine up and the car handles just as well as before. One thing I really like about the Stance suspension is that the height adjustment is independent of the shock and spring distance so...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-21-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3,484
Views: 341,777
Posted By wrightcomputing

Looks like the stock class is completely...

Looks like the stock class is completely changing.
Street Category Proposal Explained SoloMatters (http://www.solomatters.com/2013/03/street-catagory-proposal-explained/)
Stock is going to become...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-17-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3,484
Views: 341,777
Posted By wrightcomputing

Well I really enjoyed my first National tour...

Well I really enjoyed my first National tour event. In the end I did not run in DSP as my car was illegal and the tires I have are endurance tires so I jumped into Andres Mazda 2. I have never...
03-04-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 42,121
Posted By wrightcomputing

2 year thread revival. Most of the codes do not...

2 year thread revival.
Most of the codes do not work but the P20 code does work (20% off up to $50) for Advanced auto parts. I got the coils, wires and plugs for just over $200
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-02-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3,484
Views: 341,777
Posted By wrightcomputing

I am running in DSP too, I wrote a letter to the...

I am running in DSP too, I wrote a letter to the board about allowing the Mazdaspeed Kit and they turned it down :-( I am going to take my wing off but I am not changing the body kit, oh well. I...
12-21-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,079
Posted By wrightcomputing

If you do not you can always cut the nut off, any...

If you do not you can always cut the nut off, any tire shop will have the correct tools to remove it. I bought smaller nuts which come with a locking style socket for about $30 for all 20 from Amazon
12-13-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By wrightcomputing

I'm interested

I'm interested
12-05-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,687
Posted By wrightcomputing

There is no transmission mount the transmission...

There is no transmission mount the transmission bolts too the engine and the power plant frame (PPF) which is a big steel bar the connects the trans to the diff.
12-05-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By wrightcomputing

Where does it go and what does it do. Free bump

Where does it go and what does it do. Free bump
12-03-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By wrightcomputing

I believe the original Mazdaspeed was a single...

I believe the original Mazdaspeed was a single canister and later it went to the more commonly see dual canister design. With it being an 04 I would guess it was installed when the car was initially...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-30-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,299
Posted By wrightcomputing

Is the Mazdaspeed/AEM intake still an illegal mod...

Is the Mazdaspeed/AEM intake still an illegal mod in DSP? I know its illegal in STX due to the name of a part(s) that needs to be removed. I take it that it is still not allowed in DSP for the same...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-29-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,322
Posted By wrightcomputing

I am having the same trouble that on right turns...

I am having the same trouble that on right turns it is hard to left foot brake as I brace myself with my knees. I would like to get a racing seat & harness at some point but it is not the highest...
11-20-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,749
Posted By wrightcomputing

I have seen them on all the photo's, its a bit...

I have seen them on all the photo's, its a bit much. Is this forum owned by one person? Do moderators/administrators get paid? All these ads must be bringing in a ton of revenue.
11-20-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By wrightcomputing

So you are selling a 500HP rotary engine because...

So you are selling a 500HP rotary engine because you want more power..... Where do you use said power.
If you put an LS# engine in, I bet a stock Rx8 would beat you at the track or autocross. We...
11-20-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By wrightcomputing

So you say the coolant light comes on and you...

So you say the coolant light comes on and you want to know what to check..... hmmmmmm.... maybe COOLANT.

But your right it is a faulty sensor issue my car also does it.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-19-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,299
Posted By wrightcomputing

I feel for you, I hate it when I cone my best run...

I feel for you, I hate it when I cone my best run never mind when something fails.

I look forward to competing with you guys in 2013, I am just looking to grow as a driver and keep learning...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-19-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,299
Posted By wrightcomputing

Well I cannot change the past.... I have...

Well I cannot change the past....

I have however invested $70 on a used midpipe so I feel my car is ready for DSP
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-18-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,299
Posted By wrightcomputing

Whining does not make anyone a faster driver and...

Whining does not make anyone a faster driver and apparently money does not make you a faster driver either considering you have the most setup Rx8 on the planet and still failed to trophy at...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-18-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,299
Posted By wrightcomputing

STX went from 0.822 > 0.827 = 0.005 DSP went...

STX went from 0.822 > 0.827 = 0.005
DSP went from 0.851 > 0.855 = 0.004

They are as close as you can get without being the same, at 0.001 difference.

Remember that all the other classes got...
11-17-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By wrightcomputing

I feel for you in the UK driving an Rx8. I moved...

I feel for you in the UK driving an Rx8. I moved across the pond to Florida, but don't be too fooled that it is cheap,

Every year you have to pay taxes on your home
When you go to a restaurant...
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