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04-10-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 114
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Posted By autoxgt

Quote to 32701. Lines and fluid included

Quote to 32701. Lines and fluid included
03-23-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,416
Posted By autoxgt

Can you pm me a price for each set to 32701?

Can you pm me a price for each set to 32701?
03-16-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 612
Posted By autoxgt

When we ran a piston engine compression tester on...

When we ran a piston engine compression tester on my motor it showed around 110-115psi per rotor face. Just a comparison. We did it before we took it in and had the dealer perform a proper test. ...
03-16-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,746
Posted By autoxgt

If the other guys don't work out, let me know. I...

If the other guys don't work out, let me know. I will come pick the springs up. You are only about 1.5hrs from me.
03-14-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,109
Posted By autoxgt

PM'd

PM'd
03-10-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
{WTB} Shocks
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Posted By autoxgt

FL Shocks

My rears are completely blown so I need some replacements with some life left in them to get me by until I get my hands on some coilovers.

My suspension is stock sport model.

I'm near Orlando...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
03-09-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By autoxgt

South Orlando near Taft/Belle Isle. Check the web...

South Orlando near Taft/Belle Isle. Check the web site for other info. Cfracingcomplex.com I think.
Replies: 35
Views: 5,279
Posted By autoxgt

No such thing as a "deep rumble" on a rotary. The...

No such thing as a "deep rumble" on a rotary. The catbacks will sound different depending on the mid-pipe you use.
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
02-16-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By autoxgt

The video has 4 or 5 of my runs and a couple of...

The video has 4 or 5 of my runs and a couple of Firecran's runs just before I left.


CFRC Autocross 2 16 13 - YouTube
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
02-16-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By autoxgt

Today was fun and the weather was awesome. ...

Today was fun and the weather was awesome.

Nice meeting you to.

I'm uploading video to YouTube now so it should be ready soon.

Don't get down on you're lap times. You were driving a good...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
02-16-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By autoxgt

I'm here. Weather is perfect.

I'm here. Weather is perfect.
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
02-14-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By autoxgt

Eh, we'll be ok.

Eh, we'll be ok.
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
02-06-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By autoxgt

Yeah. I'm just going to punish it if it...

Yeah. I'm just going to punish it if it misbehaves.
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
02-01-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By autoxgt

I might show up. I doubt I will run though. I...

I might show up. I doubt I will run though. I over heated my driver front tire at the last 3 events so it looses grip like crazy once it gets warmed up. I wont have new wheels and tires by then.
12-23-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 52,726
Posted By autoxgt

If we go gas, we may go with the CX-9. The diesel...

If we go gas, we may go with the CX-9. The diesel was the only reason for going with the CX-5.
12-22-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By autoxgt

I'm not sticking up for the wrongs they did but...

I'm not sticking up for the wrongs they did but you may be less likely to have a bad experiences being so close that you can just show up to see how the work is going at any given time.

Now...
12-21-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 52,726
Posted By autoxgt

I was considering getting my wife a CX-5 diesel...

I was considering getting my wife a CX-5 diesel when they come out here in the US.

I couldn't find any info on the Skyactive diesel for the US market yet so I figured they would be released for...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
12-19-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By autoxgt

It's in Taft. South Orlando of of 528 (Bee Line)...

It's in Taft. South Orlando of of 528 (Bee Line) and 441 O.B.T

Contact us | Central Florida Racing Complex (http://cfracingcomplex.com/contact-us/)

Central Florida Racing Complex
10694...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
12-19-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By autoxgt

The GReddy turbo is a good kit and can be found...

The GReddy turbo is a good kit and can be found for under $4000 but it needs about $1700 in upgrades to make it worth it.
There are a few custom turbo kits out but it seems that the builders are...
12-19-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 106,582
Posted By autoxgt

What brand/materials do you guys use on the...

What brand/materials do you guys use on the catted midpipe?

My wife hates the smell of the car with the AP midpipe (no cat) and I think I'm going to order headers, catted midpipe and CBE from you...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
12-19-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By autoxgt

A good sounding exhaust combo is the GReddy SP...

A good sounding exhaust combo is the GReddy SP cat back with either a Racing Beat or BHR midpipe.
Local guy Race Roots has a nice exhaust that is reasonable also.
Exhaust song damage you're car...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
12-19-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By autoxgt

Autocross this Saturday at cfrc. There will be a...

Autocross this Saturday at cfrc. There will be a few of us there. Nothing else that I know of in the next few weeks.
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
12-18-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By autoxgt

It depends on what you want it to look like and...

It depends on what you want it to look like and what sound you are after. How much do you want to spend?
There is some good info in the Series 1 tech section.
I'm probably going with the TurboSX...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
12-17-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By autoxgt

Last one of the season is this Saturday at 7pm.

Last one of the season is this Saturday at 7pm.
12-17-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By autoxgt

Looks like +35 from the second picture but its...

Looks like +35 from the second picture but its hard to tell. Very nice set though.
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
12-17-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By autoxgt

Altamonte Springs. There are a few other active...

Altamonte Springs. There are a few other active members at Central FL RX8's :: Home (http://cflrx8club.com)
12-16-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,079
Posted By autoxgt

I just had the same thing happen to me a few...

I just had the same thing happen to me a few weeks ago. Mine ended up being the nipple on the pump housing that the quick connect elbow attaches to.

I had to cut back the nipple just behind the...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-16-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

A rear swaybar that is stiffer than stock will...

A rear swaybar that is stiffer than stock will induce more oversteer by itself. A matched set will keep the car balanced.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-16-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

The front camber at -2.0 should be fine. Set the...

The front camber at -2.0 should be fine. Set the caster as high as possible with out loosing camber. +5.5 to +5.75 are with in factory recommendations.

Rear camber at the same -2.0 to -2.3ish...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-16-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

It is probably more dependant on car mods and...

It is probably more dependant on car mods and tires than anything else. Depending on how close the front and rear spring rates are to each other, how the shocks are valved to deal with the spring...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-16-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

Yes. With less front camber than the rear, you...

Yes. With less front camber than the rear, you will understeer. Front will loose grip before rear if pushed past the limit.

The factory calls for over 1* more camber in the rear than the front. ...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-16-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

The closer you're front and rear camber are to...

The closer you're front and rear camber are to each other, the more balanced the grip will be until you exceed the tires limits.

More (negative) rear camber and the car will tend to understeer...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-13-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 146,752
Posted By autoxgt

Between the Mini and Mustang. CFRC autocross...

Between the Mini and Mustang. CFRC autocross 12/8/12.
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By autoxgt

One of my buddies bought it around a year ago but...

One of my buddies bought it around a year ago but I don't know which vendor. He installed the GReddy with the RB dual resonated mid pipe.
It sounds really nice except for a whistle above 6k at WOT....
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-25-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

I wasn't fine tuning. I was making a major gap to...

I wasn't fine tuning. I was making a major gap to correct a major imbalance while at the track.
Now that the camber is closer, I will have to fine tune the air pressures to get it where I want it.
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By autoxgt

I didn't measure them when I took them off but...

I didn't measure them when I took them off but I'm pretty sure the factory exhaust pipes are at least 2 1/4" so the Speeddaddy stuff doesn't look like much of an improvement.
If its a price thing,...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-24-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

I figured the factory bushings had something to...

I figured the factory bushings had something to do with the variance in attainable settings between cars.
The guy looked at me funny when I suggested releasing the bushing pre-load to see if it...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
11-24-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By autoxgt

One of the local 8's has apparently trashed his...

One of the local 8's has apparently trashed his tires so he's bringing out his old MR2.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-24-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

I would think that a higher psi bias to the rear...

I would think that a higher psi bias to the rear would induce more over-steer and more bias to the front would induce under-steer once the tires are brought out of optimal temp range or pushed at the...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-24-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

That's kind of what happened to me. The settings...

That's kind of what happened to me. The settings attainable form side to side didn't match at all so we maxed out one corner than matched the other.
The rear corner that started at -2.0 wouldn't go...
11-23-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 25,495
Posted By autoxgt

03MZRX82DRAZ-010C VIS Razor hood to 32701 please.

03MZRX82DRAZ-010C VIS Razor hood to 32701 please.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-23-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

There is some rear toe but not much. The original...

There is some rear toe but not much. The original was +.28 and the current is +.17.

I couldn't decide if it was worth the extra camber in the front or the extra caster. I contemplated going to...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-23-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

Just got back from the alignment shop. The...

Just got back from the alignment shop.
The initial measurements were taken with the car empty with 32 psi cold in each tire and 1/4 tank of fuel.
The final measurements were taken with the same...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
11-22-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By autoxgt

There is another Mini-road course event on...

There is another Mini-road course event on 12-8-12 at 8pm. There will be 3 other 8's there for sure.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-22-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 161,041
Posted By autoxgt

So I'm a little stuck on what settings to go with...

So I'm a little stuck on what settings to go with for my car.

I'm going in for an alignment tomorrow to try and reduce the amount of under-steer I have to deal with at the local autocross. At the...
11-21-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By autoxgt

Got it squared away. Turns out there is a pin...

Got it squared away. Turns out there is a pin hole directly 6 o'clock on the fuel pump nipple just behind the lip that the quick connect locks onto.
For the time being, I cut the nipple just behind...
11-20-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By autoxgt

Fuel line issue

I have had a "fuel" smell for a few days. Noticed it mostly when the car sat in the driveway.
I searched and found a few threads with suggestions on what to look for.
I found the supply fuel line...
11-12-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 106,582
Posted By autoxgt

Can I get a quote with a catted mid-pipe instead...

Can I get a quote with a catted mid-pipe instead of the race-pipe shipped to 32701 please?
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
10-24-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By autoxgt

My car has 92k mi. on it and the cat was blown. I...

My car has 92k mi. on it and the cat was blown. I didn't notice any drivability issues.
I pulled the o2 sensor and looked inside with a flashlight. I could see that the rear substrate had a golf...
10-17-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,079
Posted By autoxgt

You should be getting "replacement cost", not...

You should be getting "replacement cost", not "blue book". I got $15k when I totalled my '06 MINI Cooper S 2 years ago.
I only paid $13k for it when I bought it. My adjuster did a full inspection...
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