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06-25-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,335
Posted By UnknownJinX

That is an interesting choice for a family cat,...

That is an interesting choice for a family cat, but heh at least it's not an SUV.

If your hood/bonnet and trunk/boot are securely closed, there might be a problem with their switches. There are...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-25-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 688
Posted By UnknownJinX

My approach to upgrades has always been that you...

My approach to upgrades has always been that you try to improve your current bottleneck. For example, my tires were garbage beforehand, and even with my not-so-great skills, they are limiting me with...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-24-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 688
Posted By UnknownJinX

That's what I was going to say, I searched...

That's what I was going to say, I searched through the Service Highlights and I just can't find anything about it. Maybe even Mazda thinks it doesn't make a huge difference?

And from what I have...
06-24-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 26,168
Posted By UnknownJinX

Have you read this thread? ...

Have you read this thread?

https://www.rx8club.com/new-member-forum-197/diy-disable-tpms-265258/
06-24-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 61,316
Posted By UnknownJinX

I think you are supposed to bring the whole car...

I think you are supposed to bring the whole car in since they have to put a sticker under the hood to show that the recall is done.

And dealers probably won't be impressed to see you removing the...
06-24-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By UnknownJinX

Welcome! Have you read the RX8Help website...

Welcome!

Have you read the RX8Help website or the new owner thread?

Shinka interior is parchment colour and has both leather and cloth.

As for power... Revving higher on a stock engine...
06-24-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By UnknownJinX

See the links in my signature. Hot start...

See the links in my signature.

Hot start issues can be masked with a stronger starter, and there are a few band-aid fixes to try like the ATF in spark plug hole trick, but if you need to do these,...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-24-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 688
Posted By UnknownJinX

That picture actually says "lateral deformation...

That picture actually says "lateral deformation down by 20%", which is related to stiffness, I suppose. I can't read too much Japanese.

The foam for S2 is an R3 only thing, and I recall 9k(Shinka...
06-24-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By UnknownJinX

I don't know where your sense of seniority comes...

I don't know where your sense of seniority comes from, but if you can stop it, I think it can help with your interaction with other members here. Loki and NAP are both very helpful guys around here. ...
06-23-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By UnknownJinX

I don't own a G35 Coupe, but I don't think the...

I don't own a G35 Coupe, but I don't think the rear seat access for that car would be any better than my Honda Accord Coupe, and this can become an issue for old people if they have to take the back...
06-22-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By UnknownJinX

Before I even bought my first car(a Honda Accord...

Before I even bought my first car(a Honda Accord Coupe V6), my friend just told me not to buy any warranties because they are a waste of money.

You'd be lucky if they don't find something in the...
06-21-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By UnknownJinX

2 Accords too? 4 banger or the V6? I had an 08...

2 Accords too? 4 banger or the V6? I had an 08 Accord Coupe V6 before my 8. And yeah, it was an auto, and I couldn't stand it.

Accord is the only mid-size Sedan that currently has MT options for...
06-21-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By UnknownJinX

What do they mean by a brand new engine? A Mazda...

What do they mean by a brand new engine? A Mazda reman? A cheap rebuild? A more expensive rebuild? Find out what it means exactly.

When properly cared, these cars aren't as scary as the memes make...
06-21-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By UnknownJinX

An in-line timing light should work to check the...

An in-line timing light should work to check the coils.

Delphi coils are supposedly fine so you can try those.

And white spots under the coils are pretty meaningless for the most part. It's...
06-20-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By UnknownJinX

As a general rule of thumb, don't attempt an AT...

As a general rule of thumb, don't attempt an AT to MT swap on a car made after 2000. It's a big pain unless you are a pro, and even for pros, this is not worth the hassle as Xero mentioned.
...
06-20-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,665
Posted By UnknownJinX

I was just saying that in general, smaller port...

I was just saying that in general, smaller port area and thus, higher velocity flow will be helpful for lower RPM. I just kinda wished that Renesis had some kinda variable exhaust port mechanism that...
06-20-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By UnknownJinX

The beeper should be integrated into the gauge...

The beeper should be integrated into the gauge cluster. If a fuse is blown then it should affect the whole gauge cluster. Some also say the beep is very quiet, so you gotta really pay attention.
...
06-20-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,665
Posted By UnknownJinX

I am not an expert, but I was just saying that 1...

I am not an expert, but I was just saying that 1 side port exhaust is gonna be great for low-end turbo response in this case.

The peripheral can open up at higher RPM for the variable overlap as...
06-20-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By UnknownJinX

Use Mazda FL-22 coolant. Read up on oil and...

Use Mazda FL-22 coolant.

Read up on oil and decide for yourself. Everyone says something different.

Read up on rx8help.com for general tips.

Do you not speak English? This post looks...
06-19-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,641
Posted By UnknownJinX

That's not really how you use a dyno but sure. ...

That's not really how you use a dyno but sure.

Depending on the dyno it could be 160 and be fine. Some dynoes are more optimistic than others.

The dyno is useful for a relative comparison when...
06-19-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,665
Posted By UnknownJinX

And even for NA. I personally think Renesis...

And even for NA.

I personally think Renesis has too much exhaust port area for lower RPM. It certainly doesn't help the low-end torque. Big intake/exhaust port area = bad for lower RPM in general.
06-19-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By UnknownJinX

Meh, this is honestly fine. If you want to see...

Meh, this is honestly fine. If you want to see complication, just take a look at the FD's vacuum diagram. It's not really easy to follow and that was from the 90s.

Cars are getting more and more...
06-18-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By UnknownJinX

"Die hards" don't pay for the R&D bills,...

"Die hards" don't pay for the R&D bills, unfortunately. It has always been like this. See S2000, Viper and RX-7/RX-8 for examples.

IMO this is just a small piece of the big emission and power...
06-18-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,783
Posted By UnknownJinX

That's what people are saying, don't idle to warm...

That's what people are saying, don't idle to warm up, but also take it easy until the car is fully warm.

Idle to warm up is a waste of fuel on any fuel injected vehicles, piston or rotary.

And...
06-18-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,665
Posted By UnknownJinX

It's all sausage to me whether or not if there is...

It's all sausage to me whether or not if there is gonna be another rotary sports car.

This is just curiosity to me.
06-18-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By UnknownJinX

The concepts are turbocharged, while a range...

The concepts are turbocharged, while a range extender/generator would be NA.

If these concepts reduce emissions and can help in an NA application, however... Could be useful.
06-18-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By UnknownJinX

So looks like the RE department is somewhat...

So looks like the RE department is somewhat active.

Just hope the shoebox is worked out at this point as well.
06-18-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By UnknownJinX

Yeah, I expected that. Oh well.

Yeah, I expected that. Oh well.
06-18-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,665
Posted By UnknownJinX

I get the first one, where it makes a hybrid...

I get the first one, where it makes a hybrid porting configuration some people thought about here. You have a small peripheral port to force most of the exhaust gas out so it doesn't build up in the...
06-17-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By UnknownJinX

I know that at Autocross, people would chalk...

I know that at Autocross, people would chalk their tires with a mark that barely touches the tread, do a lap and get out to inspect the mark. If the mark is gone, you need to bump the tire pressure...
06-17-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
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Views: 1,950
Posted By UnknownJinX

I mean, I did lose a tire because I didn't catch...

I mean, I did lose a tire because I didn't catch it in time, and ended up replacing the whole set because the said tire was discontinued. I was too accustomed to having it on my old Accord(indirect...
06-17-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By UnknownJinX

Rear seats are fine assuming you are not too...

Rear seats are fine assuming you are not too tall. This is a legit 4-seat car, not a 2+2 like a Mustang.

And I actually had my grandparents ride in mine when they visited me. This is a bit of a...
06-17-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,187
Posted By UnknownJinX

Last updated 6 years ago... And importing an...

Last updated 6 years ago...

And importing an RHD... Have fun with insurance.
06-17-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 31,043
Posted By UnknownJinX

What kinda issues? Curious to hear it, though I...

What kinda issues? Curious to hear it, though I am not considering an intake mod.

And I mean, it's an old piece of rubber, so things can get brittle and plastic over the years.
06-17-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,511
Views: 404,756
Posted By UnknownJinX

I started seeing quite a few 8s. Weather's nice...

I started seeing quite a few 8s. Weather's nice so I guess everyone is coming out to play.



Jedi's fancy new CX-5 2.5T.
...
06-17-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,816
Posted By UnknownJinX

My opinion is to make sure they are good quality....

My opinion is to make sure they are good quality. It's a bit of work to reach them so it would be annoying if they break soon after replacement.



I didn't order the Denso AFR(AKA front wideband...
06-16-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By UnknownJinX

Car Throttle just did a video on Bridgeporting...

Car Throttle just did a video on Bridgeporting and Streetporting.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Zku77BCSmg

Looks like it's mostly just for the noise. There is power gain but not much.
06-16-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 109,565
Posted By UnknownJinX

That means there is a massive vacuum leak and the...

That means there is a massive vacuum leak and the car is running very lean. Did you forget to plug up something or is there a crack somewhere?
06-16-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,468
Posted By UnknownJinX

He is talking about the difference between...

He is talking about the difference between rotors, where the passing spec is <100 kPa difference.
...
06-16-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By UnknownJinX

First is a random local result(250 mi radius)...

First is a random local result(250 mi radius) from the US CarGurus.

Second is national results from Canadian CarGurus.

Third and fourth pics are national results from the US Autotrader.
...
Forum: Canada Forum
06-16-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By UnknownJinX

Some people had good luck with Delphi. Not that...

Some people had good luck with Delphi. Not that badly priced on Rock Auto.
06-16-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By UnknownJinX

I actually found AT RX-8 to be harder to find...

I actually found AT RX-8 to be harder to find versus MT. It's the opposite of a lot of other cars where manual are a PITA to find. Most of them are also the 4AT version(more prone to trouble and a...
06-15-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,468
Posted By UnknownJinX

That's very good numbers! Definitely jealous.

That's very good numbers! Definitely jealous.
06-14-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By UnknownJinX

Yeah, I told my buddy to also take it easy in the...

Yeah, I told my buddy to also take it easy in the first 600 miles or so. He has 4k miles now so he can floor it all he wants. I also informed him that for a turbocharged car, he should idle it for...
06-14-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By UnknownJinX

Japanese magazines love generating these mock...

Japanese magazines love generating these mock ups. Fun in its own way, but I wouldn't take it too seriously.

I don't expect to see a rotary sports car before the RE range extender. The economies...
06-14-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By UnknownJinX

That's pretty decent. My friend's 2.5T 6...

That's pretty decent.

My friend's 2.5T 6 gets about 21 MPG, but he drives a lot of city trips, and he takes after me when it comes to flooring the gas pedal. Spins his tires on a regular basis....
06-13-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,468
Posted By UnknownJinX

What cranking RPM are these numbers from? Are...

What cranking RPM are these numbers from? Are they normalized?

And the whole high RPM gets rid of carbon thing... It's debatable. A track car can do it since it gets all the parts get to the...
06-13-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,190
Posted By UnknownJinX

I thought you were gonna sell some popcorns. ...

I thought you were gonna sell some popcorns.

And this is less of a fight, more of just me pointing out some facts. None of my business if you want to accept or deny them.
06-13-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,190
Posted By UnknownJinX

Yeah, being serious in a meme thread makes me...

Yeah, being serious in a meme thread makes me want marijuana. Whatever, I don't care. Go hate it and cry when there is no rotary sports car.

BTW you are doing it wrong. This is how you do it.
06-13-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,190
Posted By UnknownJinX

Yes, blame it on weed. Understanding the...

Yes, blame it on weed.

Understanding the concept of economies of scale is one of many harms of marijuana.
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