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06-06-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

Maybe I'll add that in. Haven't been active in a...

Maybe I'll add that in. Haven't been active in a few years here, thread probably needs an update.
Forum: Canada Forum
10-25-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,207
Posted By FungsterRacing

I need to get back into an 8 and join this. Lol

I need to get back into an 8 and join this. Lol
10-25-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 135,439
Posted By FungsterRacing

@Johnie Blaze, I would say RX8Soldier has been...

@Johnie Blaze, I would say RX8Soldier has been more than patient attempting to help you out here. It's unfortunate you reacted the way you did.

Please go over - thoroughly - the initial post. Just...
04-29-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

Pretty difficult to answer a (sort of) question...

Pretty difficult to answer a (sort of) question like this.

If the engine went out, then the only way to know the damage is to tear it down. Any engine can technically be rebuilt, and using a...
04-28-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,386
Posted By FungsterRacing

I do quite a bit of detailing & paint restoration...

I do quite a bit of detailing & paint restoration / nano-coating up in Canada, so importing the products I need can be expensive.

I would recommend looking into some of the Chemical Guys products....
04-28-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

Did you get this figured out? 301 indicates...

Did you get this figured out?

301 indicates a misfire on the front rotor, as you may know.

If you are replacing the coils, replace the plugs at the same time. Preventative maintenance, plus it...
02-12-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By FungsterRacing

Seeing as I still logon from time to time,...

Seeing as I still logon from time to time, thought I'd give everyone an update here.

The BMW has been working out great.

New exhaust, headlight mods, etc. Suspension mods on the way. 205,xxxKM...
02-12-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 135,439
Posted By FungsterRacing

Did you read over the original post I have made...

Did you read over the original post I have made up on this thread?

It sounds like you still have an electrical issue, possibly a grounding one, which is not allowing the circuit to fully complete...
09-11-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

Make sure you run premium, that could cause a bit...

Make sure you run premium, that could cause a bit of hiccups for sure.

As for what is going on - get those results first. If they did the test, it should just be a phone call to get the numbers....
09-11-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

A FLASHING CEL is the sign of a misfire. Did you...

A FLASHING CEL is the sign of a misfire. Did you have the codes checked and they came up as 30#?
06-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By FungsterRacing

I can agree with you on most of these aspects. I...

I can agree with you on most of these aspects. I test drove a 325, but the 330 with the ZHP package added a bit as its lower to the ground and has better handling due to suspension upgrades.

The...
03-19-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By FungsterRacing

Will do ;) I personally don't mind spending...

Will do ;)

I personally don't mind spending money on preventative / regular maintenance, so what is expensive to some isn't to others I suppose. As it has a full cooling system and full...
03-04-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By FungsterRacing

As per maintenance costs, etc - The 'high costs'...

As per maintenance costs, etc - The 'high costs' only apply to the M3 variants, for the E46 series at least.

For example, I recently purchased a new water pump for preventative measures. $56...
02-20-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By FungsterRacing

I have now sold the 8 just for an update for...

I have now sold the 8 just for an update for everyone. I replaced it now with the BMW, though my intentions are to get another 8 in the future. I realize they aren't as stylish or uncommon as the 8,...
01-05-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,201
Posted By FungsterRacing

Wash/bathe - claybar - Compound - Finishing...

Wash/bathe - claybar - Compound - Finishing Polish - Super Finishing Polish - Wax

I think use a spray-on synthetic detailer for between waxes. Wax every 3/4 weeks. Lots of work, but when the car...
01-05-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

The breather system on the early models...

The breather system on the early models apparently had something to do with this. Generally it's just from overfilling, but people have reported that at high rpms it the car just seems to spit oil...
01-05-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By FungsterRacing

Hmm, may have to look into that. I've read a...

Hmm, may have to look into that. I've read a small bit about them before, but if it helps its something I would definitely do. I'm not a fan of the sloppiness, nor would anyone I imagine. Thanks for...
01-04-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By FungsterRacing

Just an update for those of you who might be...

Just an update for those of you who might be curious.

I have now parked the car for the winter season, but got to drive it a fair amount before doing so. I now agree with the shifter posts -- it...
12-25-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By FungsterRacing

BTW SayNoToPistons, that is one clean looking car...

BTW SayNoToPistons, that is one clean looking car you got pictures of. I'm hoping to get mine all clean and shiny and get some shots like these ;)
12-25-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By FungsterRacing

Thanks everyone for the congrats. It really...

Thanks everyone for the congrats.

It really is a great car. It has been pretty meticulously maintained over it's life, and many preventative maintenance upgrades have been performed to help with...
12-24-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By FungsterRacing

Bought a BMW; My Impressions

So recently (as in last Friday, the 13th of December) I decided to purchase a 2004 BMW 330CI ZHP. The decision came when I realized I need something with a bit more dependability and better on fuel...
11-07-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 135,439
Posted By FungsterRacing

OK so it sounds like the guess at flooded was...

OK so it sounds like the guess at flooded was correct. As for the grinding, I believe RIWWP already mentioned it, but a grinding noise whilst trying to start is generally associated with a bad...
10-27-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 109,370
Posted By FungsterRacing

I was actually thinking that, Team. With previous...

I was actually thinking that, Team. With previous issues I've been having I'm leaning more towards compression, though. I'm uploading a video to YouTube and will link it here. Interesting noises...
10-27-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 109,370
Posted By FungsterRacing

Figured, thanks for the clarification. The one...

Figured, thanks for the clarification. The one wire does seem a tad loose, but as I said they are all blinking fairly consistently on the timing light, so that (unfortunately) rules out that idea....
10-27-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 109,370
Posted By FungsterRacing

Surprisingly I'm having these issues (again)....

Surprisingly I'm having these issues (again). Just threw on a fresh BHR set and new plugs. Wouldn't start, got a pull start this morning, now I have P0302 and P0506 up, won't hold idle (thinking...
10-22-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

What is the issue here? If you had the CEL pop up...

What is the issue here? If you had the CEL pop up once, I wouldn't be too concerned about it as you've gone ahead and done quite a bit of preventative maintenance (+1 for getting a compression test)....
10-22-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 135,439
Posted By FungsterRacing

Have you taken a plug out, kept in the wire,...

Have you taken a plug out, kept in the wire, against the block to actually test if the plug is sparking?
10-18-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 135,439
Posted By FungsterRacing

Could be flooded. Easiest way to start it (my...

Could be flooded. Easiest way to start it (my preference), is to get someone to pull you at ~25mph, and you pop the clutch in second gear. I know when mine was flooded my first time it took about a...
09-30-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

Personally I use Redline and love it. For both...

Personally I use Redline and love it. For both transmission and differential fluids I believe it was somewhere around the $100 mark including new crusher washers; I'd highly recommend it.
09-30-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By FungsterRacing

There are many products that are meant to be used...

There are many products that are meant to be used between waxes; shelf products could include the one you mention as well as some Mothers products and Meguairs Ultimate Detailer or Quik Wax. I've...
09-30-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

Replace the MAF. Doesn't hurt to check over the...

Replace the MAF. Doesn't hurt to check over the coils as well and get a compression check, but I would start with the MAF.
09-25-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 135,439
Posted By FungsterRacing

The grinding you are hearing is either your...

The grinding you are hearing is either your starter going bad (Bendix / solenoid specifically), or the teeth on your flywheel - Which could be directly related to the starter going bad, because if...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
09-23-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,250
Posted By FungsterRacing

You definitely chose the BEST color for this car...

You definitely chose the BEST color for this car ;)

You say MS urethane kit, so then it is not authentic. I can't see much from the picture, but what was your overall fitment/fitment issues that...
09-20-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,297
Posted By FungsterRacing

Glad you found the culprit. On top of the midpipe...

Glad you found the culprit. On top of the midpipe from BHR, I highly recommend getting their ignition system (and new plugs at the same time), as running with a bad cat can have very harmful effects...
09-18-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,303
Posted By FungsterRacing

All nonsense aside, it is your car OP. Here...

All nonsense aside, it is your car OP.

Here are my suggestions or ideas, based solely off of what I have done / would do to my car:

Exterior:
Exhaust: Sounds and looks
Aero Kit / Authentic...
09-16-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

What you have described is not resetting the PCM,...

What you have described is not resetting the PCM, please read over the initial thread to learn what the 20 brake stomp does. As RX8Soldier said, the white has nothing to do with bad coils.

Test...
09-14-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

You are correct. If you have tested the spark and...

You are correct. If you have tested the spark and it is not continuous, then you have issues down that line. I would recommend replacing the coils and wires as well, as the whole shebang should...
09-10-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 205,915
Posted By FungsterRacing

I will see if I can find your DIY and will link...

I will see if I can find your DIY and will link it in the main post.

As for the statement you mention, please note that was a moderator whom added that in, in which I also believed it to be true...
08-29-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By FungsterRacing

Pm'd... hopefully a reply? lol

Pm'd... hopefully a reply? lol
08-25-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,006,284
Posted By FungsterRacing

What a way to ruin (what I assume used to be) a...

What a way to ruin (what I assume used to be) a perfectly fine VR...
08-25-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By FungsterRacing

Welcome! Please be sure to read all the stickies...

Welcome! Please be sure to read all the stickies in the New Member forum, and it wouldn't hurt to start reading over the ones in other sections as well, such as Tech Garage and Troubleshooting, as...
08-21-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By FungsterRacing

Before even attempting to give advice, what are...

Before even attempting to give advice, what are you wants for whichever route you take? Are you going to want to take multiple passengers, have room for storage, want low-maintenance / lower...
08-21-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By FungsterRacing

Not a problem, just try to in the future. I just...

Not a problem, just try to in the future. I just typed "P0610" into Google and that link was the second one that popped up; a quick read through seemed to give the information you were looking for. ...
08-21-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By FungsterRacing

It's not so much about the year of the car to...

It's not so much about the year of the car to avoid as it is doing regular maintenance and preventative maintenance. For example, doing regular maintenance, as well as changing the plugs/ignition...
08-21-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,607
Posted By FungsterRacing

To add on to what I already has said (maybe it's...

To add on to what I already has said (maybe it's been mentioned since), but weight reduction is always good - Specifically unsprung weight; e.g. lightweight wheels will not gain you any power, but...
08-21-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By FungsterRacing

Could be loose wires to the PCM, might need a...

Could be loose wires to the PCM, might need a reflash, etc.

Refer to this thread:

https://www.rx8club.com/series-i-trouble-shooting-95/check-engine-light-p0610-167351/

Which has some...
08-19-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,607
Posted By FungsterRacing

Do you want the exhaust only for power gains?...

Do you want the exhaust only for power gains? There really is no 'cheap' way to add power to this car besides Forced Induction. You could consider an intake (such as Revi w/ air duct, or MS/AEM), but...
08-19-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By FungsterRacing

Please refrain from using 'internet' or 'texting'...

Please refrain from using 'internet' or 'texting' language here, it is frowned upon as it should be.

Can you give more details, such as any CEL's that are on (engine light), and any other symptoms...
08-19-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By FungsterRacing

Please see the link in my signature regarding...

Please see the link in my signature regarding both hard starts and misfires.

Fuel pump is definitely something to consider in this situation, you could always test the fuel pressure (again, see...
08-19-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By FungsterRacing

Please close thread. I attempted to delete it but...

Please close thread. I attempted to delete it but could not, contacting you was my next move. Thanks, greatly appreciated.
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