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06-19-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,608
Posted By Xero Ryuu

depends on the engine code. do you know exactly...

depends on the engine code. do you know exactly what the engine codes were? it could be the gas cap, but it could also be something on the motor.

also sometimes, the evap code wont show ready to...
06-19-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,184
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Yes[/QUOTE] I would like to add on to this.... ...

Yes[/QUOTE]
I would like to add on to this....

190whp, even on a MT car, is pretty high. If the car is 100% stock you will get a number like that if you have a nearly new motor.

On a 6 port...
06-19-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Xero Ryuu

This. Also, what engine management do you...

This.

Also, what engine management do you have? If it is Greddy E-Manage, throw it in the trash and get something else.
Is it a custom turbo install or a kit from a particular company?
06-19-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Its very hard to diagnose a car over the...

Its very hard to diagnose a car over the internet, but that motor sounds pretty screwed.

Get a compression test
06-18-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By Xero Ryuu

I had my bose door amp make 2 different bose...

I had my bose door amp make 2 different bose speakers blow out. Wouldn't hurt to also replace the relay in the door amp, or the whole door amp, while youre replacing the speaker.
06-18-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Are you able to upload a video to youtube so we...

Are you able to upload a video to youtube so we can see what you are talking about? And does it do this all the time or only when the car is warm? Did you clean the MAF with MAF cleaner, and the ESS...
06-17-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,534
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Dang, that's a lot of detail for a diecast toy...

Dang, that's a lot of detail for a diecast toy car... oh wait ;)
06-14-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Another recommendation: Curt 13315 Class III 2in...

Another recommendation: Curt 13315 Class III 2in Reciever Hitch; RockAuto $123.79+shipping
06-14-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By Xero Ryuu

First mod: remove the front license plate

First mod: remove the front license plate
06-10-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 692,557
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Well, I've been bouncing some ideas off Brettus...

Well, I've been bouncing some ideas off Brettus for my next mod/project.

Right now I am making a custom coolant tank that will be relocated over to the firewall where the wiper fluid tank normally...
06-07-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 692,557
Posted By Xero Ryuu

The biggest reason why I would be coming over...

The biggest reason why I would be coming over here is the group of all of you currently in here aren't just doing your own builds, but you are making them VERY clean setups. I plan to do the same...
06-06-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,332
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Part number is for reman engine, but like I said...

Part number is for reman engine, but like I said even just one non-essential used component on an otherwise new engine automatically makes it a "reman" engine. You could have a reman engine for...
06-06-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11,228
Views: 692,557
Posted By Xero Ryuu

I know this is the SC thread and not the TC...

I know this is the SC thread and not the TC thread, but I may drop in from time to time to get some help or direction from you all for my Greddy TC build. Making a somewhat custom build and want to...
06-04-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,686
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Dude.... proof that remans are 100x better than...

Dude.... proof that remans are 100x better than what they used to be

Glad to see this all come full circle, and that you were able to give this final update to the thread. Hope you will stick...
06-04-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,332
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Should you sell private party (which is the way...

Should you sell private party (which is the way to go always) to a rotary enthusiast, they should be well aware of the availability of engine parts from Japan.

Should you sell private party to a...
06-04-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,332
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Fortunately or unfortunately, "new" vs "reman"...

Fortunately or unfortunately, "new" vs "reman" doesn't currently mean much for the Rx8 market in terms of value to the vehicle overall. Reman engine production volume has diminished exponentially,...
06-04-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Compression can hold being good, but it is...

Compression can hold being good, but it is possible for it to suddenly drop due to seal failure and/or detonation damage. Wouldn't hurt to compression test again just to rule that possibility before...
06-04-2019, 02:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,332
Posted By Xero Ryuu

There are parts that do get reused in "reman"...

There are parts that do get reused in "reman" engines while the rest of the block can be new. I would not fret much about the pulley or oil pan. Inspect other components such as the housings, irons,...
05-31-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,453
Posted By Xero Ryuu

That should go to the throttle body on one side,...

That should go to the throttle body on one side, then out the throttle body to the front cover on the other side. They did a really crappy throttle body bypass mod, they should have bought a new...
05-31-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Posted By Xero Ryuu

He updated/edited the first post, that's the new...

He updated/edited the first post, that's the new price
05-31-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,472
Posted By Xero Ryuu

If they charged you to test the compression, and...

If they charged you to test the compression, and then admitted they tested the compression and didn't have the proper tools to do so, then they charged you for a service they did not perform. It...
05-31-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,608
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Car is a 6 speed, you can see the clutch line by...

Car is a 6 speed, you can see the clutch line by the brake booster.

Minor damage to the exhaust, likely repairable by a competent muffler shop.

Going to need a fair amount of body work, and...
05-30-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,517
Posted By Xero Ryuu

This thread is just shy of 8 years old....

This thread is just shy of 8 years old. Seriously??
05-29-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,454
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Let me just tell you now that you are gullable...

Let me just tell you now that you are gullable and you were lied to. Not your fault entirely, the car is new to you. However, 250rpm is still enough to start a rotary when warm/hot assuming...
05-26-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Pm sent

Pm sent
05-23-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 41,342
Posted By Xero Ryuu

I have a used omp for sale if you want to try...

I have a used omp for sale if you want to try that first.
http://www.rx8club.com/rx-8-parts-sale-wanted-44/s1-omp-ssv-vdi-injectors-alternator-tb-ignition-coils-269046/
post in the thread or send...
05-23-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 41,945
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Its crazy to think that something so cheap could...

Its crazy to think that something so cheap could cause so many headaches. Glad you found the source of the problems.
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
05-22-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Brandon @ FattiMotorWorks has superb pricing for...

Brandon @ FattiMotorWorks has superb pricing for Rx8 parts IMHO. If you need parts, hit him up. He should be able to get you what you need. He also has a Rx8 that he races/autox's, so he himself is...
05-15-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,332
Posted By Xero Ryuu

4 or 5 tests for what? It failed the compression...

4 or 5 tests for what? It failed the compression test. Exhaust gasses are irrelevant and not a criteria that Mazda looks for. It already failed the compression test by a large margin, and the reason...
05-14-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 41,945
Posted By Xero Ryuu

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190512_195441_6642d875adfa656d9073f5cb15b445ba55e66dfa.jpg

You mean like this? Granted I still need to cut out the crossmember...
05-13-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 420,858
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Anyone?

Anyone?
05-13-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,332
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Truthfully, if youre able to i would just buy the...

Truthfully, if youre able to i would just buy the koyo release bearing. If when it arrives and you compare the two and find they are identical (markings and all) then just sell the release bearing...
05-12-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Xero Ryuu

For obvious reasons i would suspect electrical,...

For obvious reasons i would suspect electrical, potentially ESS related as well since rpms seem to randomly crap out on you
05-12-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Sounds like it could be something electrical....

Sounds like it could be something electrical. Check your battery, terminals, grounds, and all the connections to make sure everything is clean and snug/tight
05-11-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 41,945
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Yes the engine bay on a completely stock setup...

Yes the engine bay on a completely stock setup looks pretty jammed, but when you think about it they designed the system to be VERY open below the battery/intake tray to evacuate backwards through...
05-11-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 41,945
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Good idea would be to get an aluminum under...

Good idea would be to get an aluminum under panel, make sure everything is all sealed up, and see if theres a way to improve airflow through the engine bay to lower the pressure behind the radiator...
05-10-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By Xero Ryuu

This is extremely true. My 8 has super...

This is extremely true.

My 8 has super horrible compression, like not even on the official compression test result chart provided by Mazda for checking if a engine passes or fails a compression...
05-10-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 52,358
Posted By Xero Ryuu

My 8 will be down and out until at least...

My 8 will be down and out until at least September or October. A lot of parts will be getting repaired/replaced/upgraded, and I will be getting a replica MS front, replica MS sides, ings+1 rear...
05-09-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,332
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Minimum by Mazda is 6.9, your motor failed. If...

Minimum by Mazda is 6.9, your motor failed. If the dealer is giving you trouble with the warranty, give MNAO a call and typically that helps. You can also tell them you are unhappy with the service...
05-07-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Xero Ryuu

My 19x9.5s are 22ish lbs each iirc... but for the...

My 19x9.5s are 22ish lbs each iirc... but for the price you paid youre still doing well at a fraction of what i paid. Im contemplating a second set of wheels for DDing amd these do look nice...
05-07-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Sorry but Im with Jedi on this one. I get wanting...

Sorry but Im with Jedi on this one. I get wanting or needing help, but you wont get an "its okay" pat on your back here, not from me. We have all made our mistakes, but you couldve easily killed...
05-07-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 420,858
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Already back! So assessing the coolant...

Already back!

So assessing the coolant system and the hoses and routing.... the sole purpose of the infamous little hose that goes from top of the radiator to bottom of the coolant bottle serves...
05-07-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 420,858
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Neighbor doesnt drink.. plus he might be busy...

Neighbor doesnt drink.. plus he might be busy working on his GTR... or his RB swapped 510... or his F150 Raptor... :l

And all i want is a motor that has good compression lol

But dont worry, ive...
05-07-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 420,858
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Unfortunately I will likely be by myself during...

Unfortunately I will likely be by myself during all of this, hence why I was looking into options like this one.
05-07-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 420,858
Posted By Xero Ryuu

I need to replace the engine in my 8, or rebuild...

I need to replace the engine in my 8, or rebuild it. Either way, after removing the motor I will need to move the car into the driveway while I do the work to the block in the garage, then somehow...
05-06-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By Xero Ryuu

You really need to get your car checked out...

You really need to get your car checked out unless you are actually trying to break it.
05-06-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Whoever is looking at this, take note that the...

Whoever is looking at this, take note that the picture is for a series 2 Rx8 so this plug would not be for the side markers, additionally the plug for the side markers on a series 1 is back behind...
05-06-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By Xero Ryuu

It was probably cranking slow because your...

It was probably cranking slow because your battery was low, all that cranking probably almost killed it.

It was likely hard to start because the engine was flooded, I'm shocked you got it to start...
05-03-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Xero Ryuu

you need a exedy clutch, the one made for our...

you need a exedy clutch, the one made for our cars. Are you talking about Miami Clutch, right off Biscayne Blvd on NE 20th St.? I've seen more than one "custom" clutch for an Rx8 from that place...
05-03-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Xero Ryuu

Looking at the clutch disc, It would stand to...

Looking at the clutch disc, It would stand to believe you need to bleed the clutch lines then adjust the pedal. Sounds like it isn't properly set and partially engaged.

Also, besides wondering...
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