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04-14-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By epitrochoid

FRS radios are a must up there, especially if you...

FRS radios are a must up there, especially if you plan on cruising on roads other than the dragon
04-12-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By epitrochoid

umm....that's definitely me in that pic! no...

umm....that's definitely me in that pic!

no joke...deal's gap, september 2004. lol i don't mind i just think it's kinda funny lol
04-10-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By epitrochoid

looks like it's time to circle orlando!

looks like it's time to circle orlando!
Replies: 93
Views: 4,957
Posted By epitrochoid

no way you can get over 150 on a level road...

no way you can get over 150 on a level road without boost
12-24-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By epitrochoid

Sale Pending

Sale Pending
12-21-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,106
Posted By epitrochoid

well, you can't have your cake and eat it too....

well, you can't have your cake and eat it too. IMO PTP jumped into this market with the same mentality that can be applied to cars that are much easier to modify. There's far more to making a...
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By epitrochoid

nooby this is your first and last warning... ...

nooby this is your first and last warning...

We're not trying to be rude to new guys, but there is a plethora of information on this site. If you do a simple search for what you're looking for...
12-20-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,106
Posted By epitrochoid

Ever thought that that's why we don't see them...

Ever thought that that's why we don't see them around anymore?
12-18-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By epitrochoid

PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
12-18-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By epitrochoid

lol me and feras were at tyrone mall on friday ...

lol me and feras were at tyrone mall on friday

brought back memories of being a middle school mall rat
12-16-2006, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By epitrochoid

Bump $21,500!!

Bump

$21,500!!
12-14-2006, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By epitrochoid

New Factory Appearance Package?

http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2006/12/mazda_tas_03.jpg

Far too mild to be anything aftermarket...It took me a second to even notice anything was different. Mazda (#) is...
12-14-2006, 11:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,259
Posted By epitrochoid

I'm not sure I've ever seen and 1/4 miles times...

I'm not sure I've ever seen and 1/4 miles times for turbos on here...the 8 is not just a good car to accelerate from a stop.

No idea about the 0-60, but ~270whp should get you between 13.5 and 13...
12-14-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,771
Posted By epitrochoid

Here's a patent for a modified trochoid shape...

Here's a patent for a modified trochoid shape that supposidely prevents chatter...I'm not sure how similar this is to technology used today
...
12-14-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By epitrochoid

About the only thing they can do to "adjust" it...

About the only thing they can do to "adjust" it is bleed the clutch line...otherwise something's got to be broken or worn.
12-13-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,259
Posted By epitrochoid

~270 is totally normal for just about any tuned...

~270 is totally normal for just about any tuned greddy. backpressure upgrades, wastegate tweaks, etc will push the boost curve out to the right and get you a few more, but not much. 5.5psi, 9psi,...
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By epitrochoid

The laws surrounding the warranty obligations of...

The laws surrounding the warranty obligations of the manufacturer, while designed to protect the consumer, are hardly a crutch to fall on. What Mazda says is what we do, and if they don't want to...
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By epitrochoid

Keep in mind as well that the racing beat ECU...

Keep in mind as well that the racing beat ECU upgrade is only a flash. You are bound to the settings they provide from their facility. The accessport (by Cobb) is an ECU reflasher, so you get some...
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By epitrochoid

Filter: not much power to be found here. Alot of...

Filter: not much power to be found here. Alot of people stand by K&N, alot don't. If you're looking for an entire intake system (#) (which I think you are) Racing Beat (#) makes a great bolt in unit...
12-12-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,249
Posted By epitrochoid

K&N has a host of conical filters in different...

K&N has a host of conical filters in different sizes...While I'll reserve my judgement about K&N, I think anything is better than the airnix
12-12-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By epitrochoid

I was also told in '04 that white would NEVER...

I was also told in '04 that white would NEVER come to the US. What happened in '05?

Mazda wants you to buy an RX-8 today, not years down the road. There will be fast rotaries down the road, but...
12-11-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By epitrochoid

I've got a turbo '04 with GT package and a host...

I've got a turbo '04 with GT package and a host of speed parts...$22.5K
Replies: 138
Views: 69,327
Posted By epitrochoid

Stickified. Great post!

Stickified. Great post!
12-10-2006, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By epitrochoid

lol..actually i think that would be more feasible...

lol..actually i think that would be more feasible than a 3 rotor (in the traditional sense of a 3 rotor)

Someone somewhere actually bolted two 13B's togother. They made a custom eshaft and front...
12-08-2006, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,041
Posted By epitrochoid

Racing Beat has spent years trying to do this...

Racing Beat has spent years trying to do this same thing. They have publically said it cannot support boost and gains NA are small.

I have so many questions about this box, and it doesn't appear...
12-08-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By epitrochoid

I was able to do it without a swivel...I did have...

I was able to do it without a swivel...I did have bloody forearms though

The rear rotor ones are easy, the front rotor ones are a PITA because the motor mount is in the way. A ratcheting wrench...
12-07-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By epitrochoid

there's no way you can make the intermediate...

there's no way you can make the intermediate exhaust ports as large as the end ports..otherwise each rotor would have a large end port and a small center port, except the center rotor which would...
12-07-2006, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By epitrochoid

A MSP 20B could be made, but one of the...

A MSP 20B could be made, but one of the intermediate housings would have to have a large exhaust port for the center rotor, otherwise it would be at a big airlfoow disadvantage compared to the other...
12-05-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By epitrochoid

Hey, In Florida it's out of sight out of mind!...

Hey, In Florida it's out of sight out of mind! Only other option I can think of is to figure out exactly how the greddy dongle does it. I always thought it was able to supress a system too rich CEL...
12-05-2006, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By epitrochoid

Has anyone considered wiring the CEL to a reverse...

Has anyone considered wiring the CEL to a reverse logic gate (when the PCM wants it on, the gate switches it off, and when the PCM wants it off it turns it on [so long as the ignition is on])? Very...
12-03-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By epitrochoid

Moved to issues & problems

Moved to issues & problems
12-03-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,550
Posted By epitrochoid

Well, once full boost is reached, you've reached...

Well, once full boost is reached, you've reached you're torque plateau (not necessarily the torque peak, but it will be close). In the curves it's too hard to say what's better. If you ask me, I'd...
12-02-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,550
Posted By epitrochoid

While I don't have facts...I can make some good...

While I don't have facts...I can make some good points. I don't want to turn this into a SC vs Turbo war though...

More reliable..not so much. OEM vs OEM I'd have to put my money on the turbo...
12-01-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By epitrochoid

more

more
12-01-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By epitrochoid

More

More
12-01-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By epitrochoid

Server's gonna be awhile before it's back up....

Server's gonna be awhile before it's back up. Here's resized pics, if you PM me your email I'll send you high res shots
12-01-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,550
Posted By epitrochoid

You can't simultaneously make a claim that power...

You can't simultaneously make a claim that power increases between 6 and 9k are acceptable and that you have a greater area under the curve. you have to look at the entire torque curve.

the only...
11-30-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,550
Posted By epitrochoid

centrifugal blowers are a waste, all the...

centrifugal blowers are a waste, all the parasitic loss of a blower with more lag than a turbo...

i suppose if you had a race car with very very close gears it wouldnt matter...you'd just need 30...
11-30-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,550
Posted By epitrochoid

You guys do understand that centrifugal blowers...

You guys do understand that centrifugal blowers only reach peak boost at redline right? that totally negates the point of putting FI on a rotary, as it will only make the torque curve peaky
11-28-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By epitrochoid

lol yea, i had to take my server down...

lol

yea, i had to take my server down tonight for some upgrades. they *should* be back up after i get home from work tomorrow
11-28-2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By epitrochoid

Thumbs up Positive: Mazsport

I realized the other day that I hadn't gotten a chance to praise Scott and his employees at Mazsport for their wonderful work on my car. They not only took my car after hours on a Saturday, but so...
11-27-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By epitrochoid

Ok, snapped some pics last week. I was running...

Ok, snapped some pics last week. I was running out of sunlight, and my camera is afraid of the dark...but you get the idea.

http://sinbin.mine.nu/main.php?g2_itemId=2553

I'll get some more in...
11-19-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,407
Posted By epitrochoid

lol i've never heard of anyone that doesnt know...

lol i've never heard of anyone that doesnt know what detonation sounds like refer to it as sounding like marbles in a can

i always just said it sounds like pure death. stop boosting immediately...
11-15-2006, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By epitrochoid

bump going in for tuning in a few weeks, and...

bump

going in for tuning in a few weeks, and I promise to get pics up soon. Just havent had the time to get pictures during daylight hours
11-10-2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By epitrochoid

You don't need a harness, it's very easy I...

You don't need a harness, it's very easy

I believe it's PUR NRG that has a write up on his website, but he doesn't have a link to it anymore on here(maybe it was someone else, it's been awhile)....
11-09-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,224
Posted By epitrochoid

I run a profec-b spec II, and to be honest I'm...

I run a profec-b spec II, and to be honest I'm not all that thrilled with it. Interface quirks aside, and it's probably more the turbo's fault, it's slow to react when I'm off the gas in gear and...
11-09-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,224
Posted By epitrochoid

I believe the MAF has the IAT sensor on there...

I believe the MAF has the IAT sensor on there too, and that's a useful sensor.

And Pete, you didn't go with 3mm seals? Either way you still should be good for awhile, you've got plenty of fuel...
11-05-2006, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By epitrochoid

I had an old email listed in my user CP here ...

I had an old email listed in my user CP here

if you'd like to email me use brian.cross(a)gmail.com
11-03-2006, 09:37 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 33,688
Posted By epitrochoid

omg you dont understand how hard in laughing at...

omg you dont understand how hard in laughing at these videos
11-02-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By epitrochoid

4 turbo kits were just released by mazsport that...

4 turbo kits were just released by mazsport that will get you well over the 300whp mark, and they do so far more reliably than the greddy setup. they're a forum vendor here, so look around.
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