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Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
06-07-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By New Yorker

There's no filter in NYC either.

There's no filter in NYC either.
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
06-06-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By New Yorker

I may actually go to this.

I may actually go to this.
06-06-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By New Yorker

Generally, I avoid black interiors. They’re...

Generally, I avoid black interiors. They’re hotter in summer and, visually, far less interesting. When I open the door of a car with a lighter interior I “see” the seats and lines and shapes better,...
06-05-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,727
Posted By New Yorker

I’m not a Mormon, I’m an atheist, and I share...

I’m not a Mormon, I’m an atheist, and I share TeamRX8’s sentiments. There’s no need for the offensive f-words. And there’s no call for offending the sensibilities of the many religious folks here or...
05-10-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By New Yorker

Good luck! And have fun. History will show that...

Good luck! And have fun. History will show that you purchased a very special set of wheels. Enjoy it.
05-10-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By New Yorker

Absolutely correct.

Absolutely correct.
05-08-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,851
Posted By New Yorker

You’re welcome. Yes, it takes a bit longer to...

You’re welcome.
Yes, it takes a bit longer to punctuate and use proper capitalization, but it’s worth it because it makes it easier for others to read and understand what you’re trying to say. Less...
Forum: Canada Forum
05-06-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By New Yorker

Welcome back. Yeah, if I had to sell mine, I'd...

Welcome back. Yeah, if I had to sell mine, I'd definitely miss it.
05-06-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By New Yorker

I had a similar problem with mine. You might...

I had a similar problem with mine.

You might be able to get away with a simple bolt kit like this. The white plastic square will perfectly fit in your square hole:...
04-23-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,754
Posted By New Yorker

So then 47.5K+ miles with not a single engine...

So then 47.5K+ miles with not a single engine problem to date is about right for the Renesis.

Got it.
04-22-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,754
Posted By New Yorker

So, in other words, 14+ years ownership without a...

So, in other words, 14+ years ownership without a single engine problem doesn’t really count if there are only 47.5K miles on the car. 14+ years ownership with no engine problems is only meaningful...
04-22-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,754
Posted By New Yorker

Yeah, something like 5 miles. Lemme check... oh,...

Yeah, something like 5 miles. Lemme check... oh, 47.5K miles. You’re only off by 46,995 miles. But hey, why let facts get in the way of a long-standing false rx8club.com (http://rx8club.com)...
04-22-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,754
Posted By New Yorker

Love my 5W-20, now in its 14th year of exclusive...

Love my 5W-20, now in its 14th year of exclusive use in my ‘05 RX-8. ❤️
04-19-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By New Yorker

I share the sentiment to not worry. Continue to...

I share the sentiment to not worry. Continue to enjoy your RX-8, and when - and if - you start having low compression issues (i.e. hot start problems), look into a a Mazda reman engine. That’s my...
04-08-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By New Yorker

Welcome back! They are fun to drive, aren’t...

Welcome back! They are fun to drive, aren’t they?? Once you drive an 8, no ordinary car seems quite good enough.
03-31-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 29,395
Posted By New Yorker

Lookin’ good.👍

Lookin’ good.👍
03-19-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Hi
Views: 460
Posted By New Yorker

Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
03-19-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By New Yorker

Yeah, after 13 years of NYC ownership, mine is...

Yeah, after 13 years of NYC ownership, mine is super clean, too. Trick, not surprisingly, is keeping her in a garage and not driving much on salted winter roads. And washing her frequently,...
03-11-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By New Yorker

That’s a fair point. Driving a rotary does bother...

That’s a fair point. Driving a rotary does bother me, environmentally. My 8 is a guilty pleasure; I only drive 3-4K miles annually, mostly just weekends, and my primary mode of transportation is...
03-11-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,481
Posted By New Yorker

Or to someone who wants it to help keep the air...

Or to someone who wants it to help keep the air less toxic, like me (though my cat is fine, at the moment). I’d buy a cat for that reason alone. Some things in life help benefit others - even people...
03-06-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,695
Posted By New Yorker

Same here. Been using 5W-20 exclusively since the...

Same here. Been using 5W-20 exclusively since the day I bought the car over 13 years ago and have yet to have an engine problem.
02-20-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By New Yorker

I can also confirm that - with no “sweet” smell,...

I can also confirm that - with no “sweet” smell, no CEL, and no drop in coolant level - this is perfectly normal in very cold weather after the car has sat for a couple of days. Mine does the same...
02-19-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,751
Posted By New Yorker

It’s subjective, but FWIW, I find the S1 to be a...

It’s subjective, but FWIW, I find the S1 to be a somewhat more handsome design. The grille is smaller and understated; it better matches the lines and proportions of the car, IMO. I also don’t like...
02-17-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,177
Posted By New Yorker

Yup. A small price to pay to enjoy, even today,...

Yup. A small price to pay to enjoy, even today, one of the best-handling, most fun-to-drive sports cars on the planet. (And, I might add, something far, far more valuable to me than fast 1/4 mile...
02-14-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By New Yorker

5W-30 and, for that matter, 5W-20 will in no way...

5W-30 and, for that matter, 5W-20 will in no way damage your Renesis engine (assuming you’re using the car as intended, on public roads in non-racing situations).

I’m really getting sick and tired...
02-13-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 287,412
Posted By New Yorker

So you repainted it? The ‘05 Shinka came in one...

So you repainted it? The ‘05 Shinka came in one color only: Black Cherry Mica with Parchment leather interior.
02-09-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 638,269
Posted By New Yorker

Brilliant Black RX-8s are such beautiful cars!

Brilliant Black RX-8s are such beautiful cars!
02-05-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By New Yorker

Good luck, and have fun!

Good luck, and have fun!
02-05-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By New Yorker

If your coolant tank is leaking, then yes, you...

If your coolant tank is leaking, then yes, you must, at the very least, replace the tank - regardless of whether or not you have other coolant issues.

They’re not that expensive. And plastic parts...
01-23-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,851
Posted By New Yorker

The only way all-season tires save money is if...

The only way all-season tires save money is if they’re the only set of tires you own. Because, obviously, you then own one set of wheels and tires instead of two.

(To own a set of all-seasons AND...
01-23-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,851
Posted By New Yorker

For an occasional 4" of snow, I think all-seasons...

For an occasional 4" of snow, I think all-seasons will be okay, as long as you're mindful that you're driving without winter tires and, well… drive accordingly. But I would urge you to NOT mix tire...
01-22-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,709
Posted By New Yorker

When clean, it’s one of the nicest RX-8 colors...

When clean, it’s one of the nicest RX-8 colors ever, but when it’s dirty, it looks awful. Kind of a dull, dirty brown. Worse than most other colors, when dirty.
01-15-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By New Yorker

Congrats on the new motor. It's good to hear from...

Congrats on the new motor. It's good to hear from other folks enjoying their 8s!
01-14-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,397
Posted By New Yorker

Know what I really like now? The fact that little...

Know what I really like now? The fact that little kids - and plenty of adults - stare at my 8 on the highway, trying to figure out what the hell kind of car it is.

I... love... that.
01-14-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By New Yorker

Really enjoying these videos. They remind me of...

Really enjoying these videos. They remind me of the relative simplicity of the Renesis and make me appreciate it even more.
01-07-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By New Yorker

Hmm, you just have to do a bit of research...

Hmm, you just have to do a bit of research online. Go to the Porsche, Jag or BMW regional forums and search for “good body shop in Oklahoma”. Go to a local “cars and coffee” or muscle car show, walk...
01-07-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By New Yorker

Were it mine, I’d take it to a good body shop....

Were it mine, I’d take it to a good body shop. Not the dealer. But I’m real anal about the appearance of my car. You want a shop with a rep for doing great work. So look for a place that handles...
01-06-2019, 01:52 PM
12-11-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,851
Posted By New Yorker

The OEM factory rear fog lights was NOT an option...

The OEM factory rear fog lights was NOT an option on US cars. It was available in Europe and Japan, if I’m not mistaken.

Do you have an S2? If so...
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12-11-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,979
Posted By New Yorker

Beautiful. And I love those wheels! I may have to...

Beautiful. And I love those wheels! I may have to switch to those. BBS?
12-11-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,066
Posted By New Yorker

Yup.

Yup.
12-08-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By New Yorker

Wow, very impressive. And inspiring. And...

Wow, very impressive. And inspiring. And comforting to know that even really dirty RX-8 seats can come clean.
12-05-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 421,851
Posted By New Yorker

Love me my 5W-20. Thirteen years, 46+K miles, no...

Love me my 5W-20. Thirteen years, 46+K miles, no engine problems.
12-05-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,043
Posted By New Yorker

I wouldn’t have the OEM spare if my 8 hadn’t come...

I wouldn’t have the OEM spare if my 8 hadn’t come with one; it does take up a lot of useful space hanging in the trunk like that, plus it blocks the trunk light from effectively lighting the trunk...
12-02-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 116,284
Posted By New Yorker

Still have mine, purchased new in February, 2006....

Still have mine, purchased new in February, 2006. After 46K+ miles, still love her. And she seems more powerful than the day I brought her home.
12-02-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By New Yorker

That's terrible!

That's terrible!
12-02-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By New Yorker

Weird (not "wierd" vibration)

Fixed. (Hint: capitalizing and punctuation are worth the effort if you want to make it easier for others to track your thoughts. It's a courtesy to others so that we don't have to work so hard to...
11-22-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By New Yorker

Thanks, but I finally bought a replacement OEM...

Thanks, but I finally bought a replacement OEM liner from Mazda last summer.
11-21-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 135,869
Posted By New Yorker

^ Wow, that's gorgeous.

^ Wow, that's gorgeous.
11-10-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,397
Posted By New Yorker

^ 🍻

^
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