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04-05-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By 04Green

Yep, that qualifies as bent...

Yep, that qualifies as bent...
04-05-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 28
Posted By 04Green

That is the connector for one of the vacuum...

That is the connector for one of the vacuum solenoids. From the picture, it looks like someone has mucked with it. I think all of them are just one wire for each pin.

I would say step one is...
04-05-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,288
Posted By 04Green

@ steve, That is what I understand as well. ...

@ steve,

That is what I understand as well. But I had to push a ported car up past 130%, or 1.3, to get comfortably under the line, this was with a factory intake and 3" exhaust.
04-05-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By 04Green

Under the ladder is passing, according to Mazda.....

Under the ladder is passing, according to Mazda..

I can share though that I had one that ran around 90 psi (6.3), 3 around 70'ish (5 or so) and 2 at 55 (not even on chart) at 230 or so RPM. The...
02-05-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,288
Posted By 04Green

Steve, Delayed Response. But, I have run...

Steve,

Delayed Response. But, I have run across 3 motors, all modified, but 3 for 3, where the top of the Calculated Load line hit the Max Calculated Load line around 6,000 RPM. This triggers a...
02-05-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By 04Green

Not sure on this one. Dannobre is one I would...

Not sure on this one. Dannobre is one I would have asked. What year is your car?

If it were me, I would look for a wrecked 8, the right year. Then publish the findings.

Option 2 is look...
01-24-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By 04Green

Sure Will. As long as US Postal Service will...

Sure Will. As long as US Postal Service will deliver to your address.
01-19-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By 04Green

GROM Audio - MP3 and AUX for RX8 / Mazda

For Sale GROM-USB2 MP3 Interface. $60 shipped vis USPS.

An older version of this https://gromaudio.com/store/usb_adapters/grom-usb3-maz.html...
01-16-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,288
Posted By 04Green

Great Idea, Following... Am also interested...

Great Idea, Following...

Am also interested in the Pre-Mix concepts. Butt Dyno says yes, including a different exhaust note. Then factor in the F1 "Oil Leak" scandal...

One question, and no...
01-13-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By 04Green

OK, spoke to soon. I have a slight, constant...

OK, spoke to soon. I have a slight, constant volume, hiss. It starts as soon as the amp is powered on. It was not there before, at least not that I remember.

My LOC is grounded, both signal...
01-09-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By 04Green

If it is spewing water out of the radiator when...

If it is spewing water out of the radiator when running, that is an engine seal, my guess is down on the compression side of things. The exhaust gasses are getting forced into the coolant, and...
01-09-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By 04Green

Welcome, There are 2 links in my sig, one has...

Welcome, There are 2 links in my sig, one has already been recommended. I like the other as well...
01-08-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,846
Posted By 04Green

IIRC, the leads are different lengths, the one...

IIRC, the leads are different lengths, the one that goes in the front is a little longer than the next one and so on. It looks like you have a replaced connector in there, so that may throw it off. ...
01-06-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By 04Green

The end state..

Journey is complete. And, size did matter!



The Car – 2004 RX8, Jessica (RIP Brandy) with BOSE system.

The Goal – All of this (Hands Free, Blue Tooth, Backup Camera, Front Camera, Android...
12-27-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,657
Posted By 04Green

This is the learn procedure. Definitely the way...

This is the learn procedure. Definitely the way to go you you disconnect, especially if the engine is older and there is more learning involved...
12-27-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By 04Green

I have replaced these (same one on a cx5 as well...

I have replaced these (same one on a cx5 as well as a 3) and repaired them. The only way to be sure is to put a piece of metal on top of the plastic part. When I fix them, that is how I do it. Then...
12-05-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By 04Green

No idea, the goal here is to provide data on...

No idea, the goal here is to provide data on fitting inside the hole. Now, with one like that, you can do whatever you want to the faceplace. But, you may block AC ducts, hazards and AC controls.
...
12-04-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,834
Posted By 04Green

Turns out Size Matters.... Head Unit Size ...

Started Research for a 2 DIN Head Unit. Will share details on the buy after Christmas. But, along the way I found some gaps. Head unit size is not mentioned, just references to cutting the Metra...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-28-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,878
Posted By 04Green

2 updates, Roebling Road In the damp -...

2 updates, Roebling Road

In the damp - Brandy (RIP) - 1:28.8

In the dry, cold day - Jessica - 1:26.9

Both Cars DD. Powertrix coil over and Progress bars. Jessica was with R888R : )))))
11-26-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By 04Green

First track event with the spacer. I have never...

First track event with the spacer. I have never been so comfortable in my life. 90 mph corner, slight fade, fingertips on the wheel, not fighting the seat, head not hitting the roof...
11-14-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 44,292
Posted By 04Green

Update...

I have been using these for around a year and a half.. Still happy with them. I live in Florida, am running a big radiator, and do not see over 200 degrees of engine temp. I see no signs of...
09-18-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By 04Green

Nice... Um, I got a sheet of those little...

Nice...

Um, I got a sheet of those little garage sale stickers, the round ones, and spray painted them black. I stuck one over the light, on the lens.
09-18-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By 04Green

I have a CSF aluminum one, with a Remedy pump. ...

I have a CSF aluminum one, with a Remedy pump. Great for street and track. is over twice the thickness of the factory one. You will need to adapt the hoses to the 1 inch shorter version (cut them)...
09-18-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By 04Green

Check the threads in my sig block. Congrats has...

Check the threads in my sig block. Congrats has a mod that should help...

Also, this thread. https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-trouble-shooting-95/my-8-overheated-what-do-i-do-258334/

And,...
09-18-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By 04Green

Welcome.. There are a couple of good R&D threads...

Welcome.. There are a couple of good R&D threads in my signature block.

I only have one FC. I feel inadequate.
09-18-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By 04Green

what Jinx said. That is how I teach my kids. ...

what Jinx said. That is how I teach my kids. Think of the clutch as letting you sip a little bit of power when you go past the pick up point. take power in little sips. I use elementary school...
09-18-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By 04Green

Made an ignition suggestion on the FB side...

Made an ignition suggestion on the FB side...
09-18-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By 04Green

Fans - turn AC on, do fans come on? Foam -...

Fans - turn AC on, do fans come on?

Foam - need to make sure hot air does NOT get back around radiator from engine compartment. The Congrats Thread in my sig will tell you what to do.

Also,...
09-18-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By 04Green

Moving the sensor out of path, with a long bung,...

Moving the sensor out of path, with a long bung, or a spacer, will fool that sensor. But, car will stink. I did the metal cat as a part of a Turbo ES midpipe. Exhaust was too freaking loud, so the...
08-01-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By 04Green

Loki, sorry about late response. Air bag...

Loki, sorry about late response.

Air bag is 2" closer to me, but I am 2" back. No real issue. I was just really careful handling the pieces. I have never been this comfortable in the car. ...
08-01-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 19,199
Posted By 04Green

This is most likely a flow problem, as in how...

This is most likely a flow problem, as in how fast the water is moving through the core. In your case, not fast enough. The part of the core that is ducted to the driver side is the farthest away...
08-01-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By 04Green

Damn, How low was it on oil? That will be...

Damn,

How low was it on oil? That will be the big deal. If you only added a quart or two, it never ran low. If the low oil level light in the car never came on, you never ran low. All you did...
07-24-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By 04Green

RX-8 Steering Wheel Spacer

RX8 Steering Wheel Spacer Test

My quest to fit in a sun roof car with a helmet continues.

The "you can lower the power seat" mod...
07-12-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By 04Green

Welcome. That thread and the other one in my...

Welcome.

That thread and the other one in my signature are recommended.. Especially with an early one.

And, if running hot. This one... ...
07-12-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By 04Green

I suggest, before you get in too deep, that you...

I suggest, before you get in too deep, that you look at the Ultra Gauge. The ones I bought were about $60, one for each car. That would be your competition...
07-08-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By 04Green

Welcome.. Um, no idea. It looks way better...

Welcome..

Um, no idea. It looks way better than the one I had. We had to use vise grips to get the apex seals out... That one was "traded in" and mazda reman became the basis for the new one. ...
07-08-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By 04Green

quick jack rocks!! With new ignition, try...

quick jack rocks!!

With new ignition, try the 20 brake stop reset, then start cold, let it idle until warm, then drive easy (the fast learn process). If you ignition was heading south, it was...
07-08-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 435
Posted By 04Green

Welcome.. question, how long have you run...

Welcome..

question, how long have you run the car since you got it? If you just picked it up, it could simply be over filled. With it cool, pull the cap and look inside. The water level should...
06-25-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,886
Posted By 04Green

That one can be a cast iron bitch. Mine are both...

That one can be a cast iron bitch. Mine are both stuck..

The plan, next time I have the car up, is PB Blaster and an air chisel with an anvil end. Sooner or later it will have to come out. Plan...
06-21-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By 04Green

Yeah, the elbow missing is a problem, and which...

Yeah, the elbow missing is a problem, and which one it is can make it worse. One of them is JetAir, that will let a ton of extra air in the motor. The other 1 or 2 are less problematic, but still...
06-13-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 996
Posted By 04Green

New guess. what color are your radiator...

New guess.

what color are your radiator tanks. Are they dark black or black with a slight coolant color (orange or green)? If slightly colored, or not sure, look at the tanks with a magnifying...
06-13-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By 04Green

Bummer, Might try a quick for sale post in...

Bummer,

Might try a quick for sale post in the North East section. If you were down here, I would be on the way.
06-13-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 755
Posted By 04Green

What these guys said except for one thing. If...

What these guys said except for one thing. If the shocks are gone, you will want to replace them. Or, at a minimum, make sure the bump stops are still there, especially on the rear. This car is...
06-13-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By 04Green

If they are both the same size, and both the size...

If they are both the same size, and both the size of the ones on the throttle body, they may go there. If they are bigger than the ones on the throttle body, they are connected.
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
06-10-2018, 09:50 PM
06-10-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By 04Green

Cannot say that I have seen anyone use Diesel.

Cannot say that I have seen anyone use Diesel.
06-10-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Hi
Views: 23
Posted By 04Green

Welcome GeorgeW. There is a lot of good data...

Welcome GeorgeW.

There is a lot of good data here, I like the 2 threads in my signature block to start out.
06-10-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By 04Green

There are DIY threads about taking the headlights...

There are DIY threads about taking the headlights apart.

Good luck
06-09-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By 04Green

3K At 3333, 6666 and 9999 on odometer.

3K

At 3333, 6666 and 9999 on odometer.
06-09-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,308
Posted By 04Green

Then go for it. You asked a question, you got a...

Then go for it. You asked a question, you got a set of answers. If you do not like them, you do not have to follow the advice. If you can get parts for free, go for it. But, you will go into your...
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