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Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
05-12-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 74,337
Posted By HiFlite999

Yeah, kinda like having an affair with a gorgeous...

Yeah, kinda like having an affair with a gorgeous stripper - unfaithful, expensive, unreliable, but damn, when it's good, it's really really good!
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
05-08-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 74,337
Posted By HiFlite999

Sad, but understandable and a Golf R is a much...

Sad, but understandable and a Golf R is a much better DD. I just got back from DGRR but hadn't gone since 2013 - too much time pressure from too many other sources. With a wind-down of my working...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
05-07-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 74,337
Posted By HiFlite999

Anybody with a functional RX-8 left in Michigan?

Anybody with a functional RX-8 left in Michigan?
Replies: 2,704
Views: 262,471
Posted By HiFlite999

Mine BHR resonator has been perfect so far,...

Mine BHR resonator has been perfect so far, including a total of 2 full hours of time on a roadrace circuit.
Forum: Canada Forum
06-03-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Anyone Windsorites going to the Chatham thing...

Anyone Windsorites going to the Chatham thing this weekend?
10-04-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 79,682
Posted By HiFlite999

One thing that can cause calibration errors...

One thing that can cause calibration errors and/or inconsistent results is a ground loop. This comes from different devices being grounded at different points on the chassis. The solution is to bring...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
08-14-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 74,337
Posted By HiFlite999

I'll try to make it!

I'll try to make it!
06-30-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By HiFlite999

Bad relay. Look in the FAQ of this section for...

Bad relay. Look in the FAQ of this section for info.
Forum: Canada Forum
06-30-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Yay! The Batmobile runs again ... a very messy...

Yay! The Batmobile runs again ... a very messy problem inside the fuse box.

Boo! The security/keyless system is dead ... never a dull moment. :(
Forum: Canada Forum
06-16-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

I took mine out a couple weeks ago, and it quit 3...

I took mine out a couple weeks ago, and it quit 3 times in 5 miles. Pushing on a corner of the main fuse box allows a restart. Pulling kills it. So the box is in pieces ATM until I get time to try a...
05-25-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 32,200
Posted By HiFlite999

When one is determined to not get the point, the...

When one is determined to not get the point, the point is not gotten.
05-21-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 32,200
Posted By HiFlite999

Back when both military effectiveness and airline...

Back when both military effectiveness and airline profits depended on piston engines, there was a comparatively huge amount of research done on their performance at the limits. For example, the...
Replies: 2,704
Views: 262,471
Posted By HiFlite999

I took a straight midpipe and added a cat and the...

I took a straight midpipe and added a cat and the BHR resonator. Without the resonator, my older Greddy catback was brutal. The BHR resonator did a great job of taming the beast without a full...
Forum: Canada Forum
05-01-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Mine's got a sick battery ... winter SUCKS!!

Mine's got a sick battery ... winter SUCKS!!
12-04-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,270
Posted By HiFlite999

Yes, absolutely. I'd much rather have a rotary in...

Yes, absolutely. I'd much rather have a rotary in my Volt than the POS 1.4 Ecotec that's in there now.
11-26-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,270
Posted By HiFlite999

It's OFFICIAL: Maybe not. Rotary Mazda 2 Prototype

Of the range-extending variety:

Rotary Engine Lives On In Range-Extended Electric Mazda 2 Prototype...
11-20-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 26,147
Posted By HiFlite999

IMO, the rotary is probably dead, except perhaps...

IMO, the rotary is probably dead, except perhaps as a range-extender or small-production halo car. Even as a halo car, far more people, assuming they've even heard of a rotary, associate it with bad...
Forum: Canada Forum
11-20-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

BHR/Welbro pumps are fine for a stock car. Since...

BHR/Welbro pumps are fine for a stock car. Since the 8 has a single fuel line to the engine (no return line), the pressure regulation and flow bypass are built into the top of the pump itself.
...
Forum: Canada Forum
11-11-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Chad D: Setting off car alarms since 2010! ...

Chad D: Setting off car alarms since 2010!
:cussing:

And killing bunny rabbits dead.

:wavey:
Forum: Canada Forum
11-02-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

It do, it do! (Now if your coolant overflow...

It do, it do!

(Now if your coolant overflow line wasn't pointed at the connecters for the electric power steering ... ) :scared:
10-29-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 383,475
Posted By HiFlite999

No, but this stuff will: Cooling |...

No, but this stuff will: Cooling | RX8Performance.com (http://www.rx8performance.com/collections/cooling)

The fan controller (lowering the fan turn on temperature) is most important, and I've had...
Forum: Canada Forum
10-27-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

On the other hand, you may be getting the last...

On the other hand, you may be getting the last new engine in existence.
Forum: Canada Forum
10-18-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Exhaust? Understand that the Renesis has no,...

Exhaust? Understand that the Renesis has no, zero, zip exhaust/intake overlap. Exhaust tuning in the conventional sense doesn't work. (You have a lot of reading to do.) A strong stock Renny will dyno...
Forum: Canada Forum
10-04-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

^ Sorry to hear this ... what a PIA.

^ Sorry to hear this ... what a PIA.
09-30-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By HiFlite999

^ Mmmm well, opinions vary. The (warm) bottle was...

^ Mmmm well, opinions vary. The (warm) bottle was in the (hot) trunk when my car quit. The first half made waiting for the tow truck more pleasant. I was thinking the (now chilled) second half will...
09-30-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By HiFlite999

Yeah. :mad: It took me 3 glasses of wine...

Yeah. :mad:

It took me 3 glasses of wine to find the wiring diagram manual. Where do all those ziggy lines go?

:scratchhe
09-30-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By HiFlite999

^ Anything's possible at this point, but I should...

^ Anything's possible at this point, but I should have noted that my car is pristine. It's garaged, never driven winters and is in rain maybe 2x per year. I've yet to find any evidence of corrosion...
09-30-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By HiFlite999

(Nearly) Complete Electrical Failure

I can't remember seeing this particular problem in the forums before.

Sunday night, clear weather, 65 degrees, transitioning from one interstate to another, car fully warm ...

While...
09-23-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By HiFlite999

There's a Hercules that shows up at DGRR most...

There's a Hercules that shows up at DGRR most every year.
09-23-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,479
Posted By HiFlite999

The 2.7 V6 was crap, but the 3.5 and hemi were...

The 2.7 V6 was crap, but the 3.5 and hemi were good cars.

They had a very high customer satisfaction rating, but Daimler-Chrysler ditched to re-allocate production space.
09-23-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By HiFlite999

FYI: 1975 Hercules W2000 (rotary bike)

For the rotary enthusiast who has (almost) everything:

Worldwide Auctioneers - 1975 Hercules W2000 - The Burt Collection...
Forum: Canada Forum
09-20-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Did you issue gas masks for the testing crew? ...

Did you issue gas masks for the testing crew? :rofl:
09-17-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,520
Posted By HiFlite999

Or putting an Atkins single rotor as a sustainer...

Or putting an Atkins single rotor as a sustainer engine in a Volt. :scared:

Could one then claim an 80 mpg rotary? :rollingla
Forum: Canada Forum
09-13-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Def maybe!

Def maybe!
Forum: Canada Forum
09-11-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Any word on what happened to the engine? ...

Any word on what happened to the engine?

Yeah, lost summer for me too, more/less. Tweaking my new DD now, since I don't want to use the RX in winter in case I mess up the Volt for a few days.
09-10-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 98,948
Posted By HiFlite999

Yes, it's a bad idea. The time between ignition...

Yes, it's a bad idea. The time between ignition events decreases with increasing rpm. Without decreasing the dwell time, the duty cycle of the coil with rise. Even if the coil can take the heating...
07-23-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,446
Posted By HiFlite999

Do you have the front seat wiring available? In...

Do you have the front seat wiring available? In particular, the wires running from the seatbelt latches down to where they connect to the car. Especially, the driver's side ...
07-22-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 106,418
Posted By HiFlite999

Racing Beat also has a version that give a more...

Racing Beat also has a version that give a more modest increase to 90-95 psi:

Oil Pressure Regulator - Street 90-95 PSI for 04-08 RX-8 - Racing Beat...
Forum: Canada Forum
07-20-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

'twas fun! Gearheads galore!

'twas fun! Gearheads galore!
Forum: Canada Forum
07-20-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Fisher: Hope your engine's okay!

Fisher: Hope your engine's okay!
Forum: Canada Forum
07-20-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Thanks! The 8 with the coolest wing gets...

Thanks!

The 8 with the coolest wing gets free meal? :yumyum:
Forum: Canada Forum
07-20-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

Have an address for my GPS handy?

Have an address for my GPS handy?
Forum: Canada Forum
07-19-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

sounds good!

sounds good!
07-15-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,452
Posted By HiFlite999

AFIK, equivalent load is relative to rpm (and...

AFIK, equivalent load is relative to rpm (and other stuff). So 40% EL at idle means you're running 40% of maximum load @900 rpm. 40% EL is 40% of maximum load @3500 rpm.

Experts, feel free to...
07-14-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,361
Posted By HiFlite999

Still available?

Still available?
06-13-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By HiFlite999

And use plenty of lube! :lol2:

And use plenty of lube! :lol2:
06-07-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 39,478
Posted By HiFlite999

Here? ...

Here?

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-major-horsepower-upgrades-93/omp-adjustments-120276/
06-04-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,242
Posted By HiFlite999

Stiffer sways will help keep the bumpstops out of...

Stiffer sways will help keep the bumpstops out of play in hard cornering. These are on my car now and I really like them:

Progress Technologies MX5 FRONT and REAR AntiSway Bar Combo! for MX5...
Forum: MW RX-8 Forum
06-02-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 74,337
Posted By HiFlite999

I think he means the cover over the key slot on...

I think he means the cover over the key slot on the switch. (The key is generally not used if you have the "credit-card" remote.)

It's likely available from the dealer. Also, check with ppl...
Forum: Canada Forum
06-02-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 38,810
Posted By HiFlite999

80% chance of rain, and all we got were a few...

80% chance of rain, and all we got were a few drops; I shudda gone! :(
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