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02-27-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By blackenedwings

This build has actually become more clownshoes...

This build has actually become more clownshoes retarded than the Isuzu swap. Congratulations.

A 206 bhp 1JZ with two giant flywheels in a hacked up RX-8 getting bribed past inspection is goddamn...
01-13-2015, 12:53 PM
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Views: 73,057
Posted By blackenedwings

http://i.imgur.com/jdAEKpP.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/jdAEKpP.jpg
12-19-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 73,057
Posted By blackenedwings

RX-8s don't sell for much regardless. I know,...

RX-8s don't sell for much regardless. I know, I've sold two. Putting in a min-cost rebuild engine and selling is still far cheaper than trying to swap. The cost to do so is prohibitive unless you are...
12-18-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 73,057
Posted By blackenedwings

I said stock turbo, not stock. My stock...

I said stock turbo, not stock. My stock turbo/cams Evo was making 330 whp Dynapak vs. my RX-8 at 330 whp Mustang, but the Evo was over 300 wtq and the RX-8 wasn't even close. The RX-8 was slooooow....
12-18-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 73,057
Posted By blackenedwings

C5Z06, C6GS, Evo VIII-IX come immediately to...

C5Z06, C6GS, Evo VIII-IX come immediately to mind. I love LS engines... in Corvettes... you can buy a clean C5Z for pennies on the dollar now. A clean Evo is harder to find, but if you can find one,...
12-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 73,057
Posted By blackenedwings

Isuzu V6 is the obvious answer. Also, you...

Isuzu V6 is the obvious answer.

Also, you forgot the (correct) option: Sell it and buy something good. I think you guys swapping are out of your minds. The RX-8 is a slow car with great handling,...
12-17-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 73,057
Posted By blackenedwings

220350

220350
11-13-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By blackenedwings

Yup. That is a very mild setup for a...

Yup.



That is a very mild setup for a car on track. I'm -3.1 or -3.2 on my car in the front. I don't remember what I used to run on my RX-8, but it was a lot more than -1.5 front.



If you...
11-05-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By blackenedwings

Something is wrong there, and that is the cause...

Something is wrong there, and that is the cause of the speed disparity. If you are feeling like the car is nervous, twitchy, or wayward, then you won't be able to capitalize on the increased corner...
07-30-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 23,542
Posted By blackenedwings

For a street car an open wastegate is annoying...

For a street car an open wastegate is annoying for a lot of people. I didn't mind it even when I still drove my car on the street, but in boost it is very loud. On track its not a big deal at all....
07-14-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By blackenedwings

Congrats on the new ride. Evo's are...

Congrats on the new ride.



Evo's are notoriously hard to find a clean VIII-IX for a decent price because they are highly sought after, almost all modded (with varying levels of skill), and...
05-08-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,997
Posted By blackenedwings

Really... where exactly are all of these 300+ whp...

Really... where exactly are all of these 300+ whp RX-8s?
05-07-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 137,029
Posted By blackenedwings

Haha, rock on man! I'm a boost junkie for sure. I...

Haha, rock on man! I'm a boost junkie for sure. I am going to be running at NJMP Thunderbolt in a week, and its looking like I won't have enough competition in TT2 for tire contingency, so I may run...
05-07-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 137,029
Posted By blackenedwings

Yup, and my previous compliment on the power...

Yup, and my previous compliment on the power numbers was meant with no sarcasm as well. Despite what some people may think, I still have a soft spot in my heart for RX-8s. I found a platform that...
05-07-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 137,029
Posted By blackenedwings

I will be flabbergasted if the engine doesn't go...

I will be flabbergasted if the engine doesn't go up like Chernobyl in an extremely short period of time, but slash is right, its not my $$$ and I couldn't care less how someone chooses to spend...
05-07-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 137,029
Posted By blackenedwings

17 psi on low octane with a Renesis at max MAF...

17 psi on low octane with a Renesis at max MAF and you aren't logging boost? :dunno: What's the running pool on the life expectancy of this engine? Do we vote in miles, days, or hours?
05-06-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 137,029
Posted By blackenedwings

430 rwhp on a Renesis? Risky business, but...

430 rwhp on a Renesis? Risky business, but kicking numbers dude. 93 or E85?
04-24-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 24,159
Posted By blackenedwings

So the supercharger and engine etc are spares? I...

So the supercharger and engine etc are spares? I just didn't understand why he was selling parts off the race car if he was still building it.

I'm very interested to see a TT2 RX-8. I run TT2 and...
04-23-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 24,159
Posted By blackenedwings

Does this mean you gave up on the TT2 RX-8?

Does this mean you gave up on the TT2 RX-8?
03-12-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,053
Posted By blackenedwings

Good Win Racing is a great company. I had a very...

Good Win Racing is a great company. I had a very good experience with them when I got my big brake kit and RPF1s for my RX-8.

I wouldn't hold my breath that Brice will give the OPs money back......
03-12-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,053
Posted By blackenedwings

A known scammer cheats another customer... news...

A known scammer cheats another customer... news at eleven? What I cannot understand is how this guy hasn't gotten sued off the face of the planet yet? Also, after the years and years of complaints...
03-04-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 33,151
Posted By blackenedwings

Come on out! IThere should be a ton of great...

Come on out! IThere should be a ton of great racing. It's looking like TT2 is going to have 10-12 cars so I'm psyched for my first event of the season.
03-04-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,747
Posted By blackenedwings

The C7Z06 is the first Corvette since I was a kid...

The C7Z06 is the first Corvette since I was a kid that has made me lust after an American car.
03-04-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,937
Posted By blackenedwings

If you can swing a GT-R do it by all means, they...

If you can swing a GT-R do it by all means, they are special cars. If you can't, a clean Silvia is also a great car. The rear "seats" might cripple any passenger though.
03-04-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By blackenedwings

My 2c... I enjoyed my RX-8 a lot more NA. Mostly...

My 2c... I enjoyed my RX-8 a lot more NA. Mostly because I was not constantly worrying about pings, boost creep, meth injection failures, heat soak, etc. I could thrash on the car and have fun.
...
02-25-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,782
Posted By blackenedwings

I'm surprised to see something this impressively...

I'm surprised to see something this impressively stupid from you alnielsen. Considering I was here with one of the few turbo RX-8s over 330 whp for years before I changed platforms. I assume that an...
02-25-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 66,872
Posted By blackenedwings

:yelrotflm

:yelrotflm
02-25-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,746
Posted By blackenedwings

I've got one to sell that I keep forgetting to...

I've got one to sell that I keep forgetting to post. I'll try and remember where I put it and the ODB2 dongle.
02-25-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,782
Posted By blackenedwings

If you read my sig I think you'll find I have a...

If you read my sig I think you'll find I have a fairly clear idea.
02-24-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,782
Posted By blackenedwings

Lots of demands for a car that won't be built...

Lots of demands for a car that won't be built anyway, and even if Mazda did build another rotary (again, they won't) it wouldn't look anything like the car you envision/demand. You might as well get...
02-21-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 24,159
Posted By blackenedwings

Which one will you be racing? Which class are you...

Which one will you be racing? Which class are you targeting for the tube frame car? There is a tube frame carbed 12A RX-7 that runs TT2-TT3 in NASA NE... it is holy shit loud and weighs like 1700 lbs.
02-21-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,782
Posted By blackenedwings

I suspect that your "math" here is not a...

I suspect that your "math" here is not a universal formula. I personally agree that any new sports car should have competitive power/weight to its rivals, but if you think a new rotary would pick the...
02-04-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,248
Posted By blackenedwings

Ok, I will most definitely NOT call the OP a...

Ok, I will most definitely NOT call the OP a moron. :squint:
02-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,248
Posted By blackenedwings

I know jeez man, you are such a jerk on here....

I know jeez man, you are such a jerk on here. :boink:

Also, if you think an Evo is expensive... try doing that engine swap.

RIWWP, I'm not allowed to call the OP a moron right?
02-04-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,248
Posted By blackenedwings

I know the OP is apparently allergic to...

I know the OP is apparently allergic to searching, but the swap cost isn't pulled from thin air. It's the actual cost of the handful of folks who have actually done it. Yes, many of them "did the...
01-14-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,507
Posted By blackenedwings

Boss 302's are awesome cars. I normally dislike...

Boss 302's are awesome cars. I normally dislike Mustangs, but 302's are great and extremely quick on a road course too.
Replies: 103
Views: 7,723
Posted By blackenedwings

This thread is cracking me up. "Compressor"...

This thread is cracking me up. "Compressor" implies that it compresses the air. Which is not possible with an electric CPU fan sitting in the intake track. This "kit" and others like it are a scam...
10-26-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,437
Posted By blackenedwings

You think that now after the car and engine have...

You think that now after the car and engine have been discontinued that we're suddenly going to see experimentation and success with the engine. There were several pro race programs who have tried...
10-25-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 90,084
Posted By blackenedwings

I'm personally not a fan of W/M at all. I ran it...

I'm personally not a fan of W/M at all. I ran it for a year on my car and it was always causing problems. Getting the right jetting, methanol blend, and tuning just isn't worth it to add another...
10-25-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,437
Posted By blackenedwings

RX-8 turbo. :rofl:

RX-8 turbo. :rofl:
10-22-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,534
Posted By blackenedwings

So you are dragging your car around smashing the...

So you are dragging your car around smashing the sub-frame, and have only come on here for advice on how to smash only the sub-frame and not the oil pan. You then wonder why you sense a lack of...
10-21-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,534
Posted By blackenedwings

+1 :wallbash:

+1 :wallbash:
Forum: Rotary Swaps
09-24-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,250
Posted By blackenedwings

13B-REW swaps are very cool. One of the cleanest...

13B-REW swaps are very cool. One of the cleanest ones I've seen on here is:

https://www.rx8club.com/rx-8-multimedia-photo-gallery-6/crans-new-me-wwp-rx-8-a-219966/

You might ask him some...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
09-24-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,250
Posted By blackenedwings

If you had done the research you are claiming you...

If you had done the research you are claiming you would know that none of those measures will improve the engines resistance to detonation or ability to handle boost. I've had a fully built, ported,...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
09-23-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,250
Posted By blackenedwings

Welcome to the forums, it certainly looks like...

Welcome to the forums, it certainly looks like you have lofty goals. RIWWP told me to be nice so...

600 whp is not possible on a Renesis. As far as I'm aware not only is it not being done on a...
09-21-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 33,151
Posted By blackenedwings

I freaking love this car. Glad everything turned...

I freaking love this car. Glad everything turned out so well. :)
09-06-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,331
Posted By blackenedwings

This... is a joke right? I mean, everyone keeps...

This... is a joke right? I mean, everyone keeps making posts treating this as serious, and I'm really trying to understand why anybody would encourage this sort of clownshoes idiocy? I know RIWWP is...
08-19-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 306,060
Posted By blackenedwings

New pump is WAY better than a new motor. :cool:

New pump is WAY better than a new motor. :cool:
08-15-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 306,060
Posted By blackenedwings

Absolutely man, I will say, your RX-8 is one of...

Absolutely man, I will say, your RX-8 is one of the most attractive I've ever seen. Even your sig pic is gorgeous. I would love to see your car with a REW swap like firecran's.



I don't know a...
08-15-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 306,060
Posted By blackenedwings

We have a winner. A lot of people refuse to...

We have a winner.

A lot of people refuse to believe that the Renny doesn't support boost. They insist that if it was done correctly with top notch parts it would work fine. I've seen meticulous...
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