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06-14-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 997
Posted By KimiFelipe

VA 2006 Copper Red Shinka

I am the original owner of this great car. it is very well maintained and garage stored. Manual transmission.

check out the CL add. if its up, the car is still for sale.
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07-31-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 76,358
Posted By KimiFelipe

Check the Mazda recommended fluid available at...

Check the Mazda recommended fluid available at your local dealer. for the RX8, in their reference book, they call specifically for mazda 75w90 GL-5.

i know because i was just there. i didnt buy...
07-09-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,617
Posted By KimiFelipe

Thanks for suggesting that, 40w8. i...

Thanks for suggesting that, 40w8.

i checked, and i dont feel any play in either of the rears. I've done some more investigating, though.

my rear brake sensors have started making noise, so i...
06-21-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 280,229
Posted By KimiFelipe

I am still enjoying my 06 Shinka. Nearly 100k mi...

I am still enjoying my 06 Shinka. Nearly 100k mi now and its still tons of fun. Not much has gone wrong with it. Just keeping up with general maintenance and its great. I drive it all the time...
06-08-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 28,355
Posted By KimiFelipe

The dws is the best a/s in the snow. It gives up...

The dws is the best a/s in the snow. It gives up a little in the dry to the Michelin but the snow performanceee is sommuch better there is not much of a choice. I use the dws for winter on my 8. ...
06-08-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,617
Posted By KimiFelipe

Possible Suspension Problem ...

Guys, I have a problem that I am trying to diagnose and fix. I have a 2006 Shinka that is bone stock. I have 93k mi on the car, which I have owned since new. the problem I am having is as follows:...
04-18-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By KimiFelipe

Well, I'm only concerned that the rims balance -...

Well, I'm only concerned that the rims balance - I am interested if they are not bent basically. Please post pics, and I'll let you know right away if I want them or not. I would need to have them...
04-18-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By KimiFelipe

I am waiting to see the pics - are the wheels...

I am waiting to see the pics - are the wheels balanced?
04-16-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 0
{WTB} Shinka Rim
Views: 369
Posted By KimiFelipe

VA Shinka Rim

Guys, I am looking for 1 Shinka rim - the 5 spoke polished rim that came on the 05, 06 Shinka.

I just need a rim that is straight with no bends. Minor curb rash okay but not too much.

I am...
07-30-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By KimiFelipe

LOL again.

LOL again.
05-05-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 788
Posted By KimiFelipe

What a hilarious thread. Sad, really.

What a hilarious thread. Sad, really.
04-29-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By KimiFelipe

Lol

Lol
01-26-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,202
Posted By KimiFelipe

Only in the hands of a good (OK, not average)...

Only in the hands of a good (OK, not average) driver =)
01-25-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,202
Posted By KimiFelipe

With the wider tire you will have more slop in...

With the wider tire you will have more slop in the sidewall and suffer some loss of crispness on turn-in. If you want to go 245/40 you should really go to a wider rim. Stick with 225 on the 8 in...
01-25-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By KimiFelipe

I hear the DW has a pretty soft sidewall and I...

I hear the DW has a pretty soft sidewall and I strongly recommend against it for the RX8. The conti 3 and conti 2 are better tires, although the DW is supposed to be cheaper for US market and last...
01-10-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 31,215
Posted By KimiFelipe

Tire Specs: Bridgestone Potenza RE040 225/45/18 ...

Tire Specs: Bridgestone Potenza RE040 225/45/18
Rating: 8 (summer only)
Vehicle: 2006 RX-8
Location: Central MA
Driving Conditions: Seasonal driving summer - city/highway commuting
Driving...
01-10-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,869
Posted By KimiFelipe

I run the 050 on my subaru legacy gt wagon and I...

I run the 050 on my subaru legacy gt wagon and I love it on that car. But I think it is a bit soft for the RX8. I am in the minority in that I like the 040 that came stock. I found the wet grip...
12-05-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,574
Posted By KimiFelipe

First of all, these tires are now at least 5...

First of all, these tires are now at least 5 years old, so they are one year away from the 6 year rule - meaning they should not be used any longer. You should have sold these 5 years ago.
...
10-26-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,574
Posted By KimiFelipe

Conner, What is up with the...

Conner,

What is up with the Contiwintercontact TS810? I need a new set and I really want another set of them (had two already).

You dont seem to have them in stock - are they coming or what?
04-05-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By KimiFelipe

I've got a set of contiwintercontact TS810's in...

I've got a set of contiwintercontact TS810's in 225/50/17 mounted on a set of ASA jh3 rims. I'll let them go for $800. The tires have only about 5000 miles on them and are in excellent condition. ...
02-24-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,497
Posted By KimiFelipe

If it's not too late, I would love to buy your...

If it's not too late, I would love to buy your set of rims. How much, $400? I will pick them up with cash in hand.
12-20-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By KimiFelipe

How much are you asking?

How much are you asking?
07-19-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,062
Posted By KimiFelipe

Hahahahahahaha. I thought you had no money. ...

Hahahahahahaha. I thought you had no money.

Sorry to read about your misfortune. I hope you find a nice park bench to sleep on one day.
06-10-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,868
Posted By KimiFelipe

You were an idiot. Suck it up for a few years...

You were an idiot. Suck it up for a few years and learn your lesson. Ditch the cell phone, stop drinking, get a second job, and get A's in your classes.

Lose the gotta have it now attitude. ...
01-16-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By KimiFelipe

The tire size is exactly right for a -1 fitment...

The tire size is exactly right for a -1 fitment in 17 on an RX-8
01-16-2008, 08:18 AM
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12-20-2007, 08:39 AM
12-07-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,574
Posted By KimiFelipe

I'll bite. 1. 93 octane only 2. Presently...

I'll bite.

1. 93 octane only
2. Presently using 17" winters - the excellent contiwintercontact TS810
3. Mostly highway driving (65%)
4. Typical cruise 75-80MPH
5. Shift points vary - redline...
12-04-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By KimiFelipe

Well, you're too late for that. I had the...

Well, you're too late for that. I had the package advertised here in another thread for about 8 months. A number of people offered bubble gum cards and RC cars in trade, but not the money I was...
12-04-2007, 09:50 AM
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11-19-2007, 08:36 AM
11-17-2007, 04:47 PM
11-15-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,022
Posted By KimiFelipe

FS in MA:Contiwintercontact TS810 snow tires set of 4

I am selling my set of practically new tires - I'm changing wheel sizes. I have the Contiwintercontact TS 810, in 225/50/17. They have about 1500 mi on them.

These are great tires and I am going...
11-12-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By KimiFelipe

$1000 shipped is fair - I just thought I had seen...

$1000 shipped is fair - I just thought I had seen something else - my bad.

I'm looking at several options and I will get back to you.
11-09-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By KimiFelipe

Where are you? I have two packages currently...

Where are you?

I have two packages currently for sale; if you are interested let me know asap. Look up my thread.

https://www.rx8club.com/showthread.php?t=113236
11-09-2007, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By KimiFelipe

I love how peeps constantly post in these threads...

I love how peeps constantly post in these threads that the price is too high. If this guy was asking $10 some jerk-off would post that he's sure they're not worth more than $5.

Oh, yea, and none...
11-03-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By KimiFelipe

Can you post a few closeups of the rims? Any...

Can you post a few closeups of the rims? Any curb rash?

This seems like a good deal if there's no curb rash. Will you ship? Do you have a preferred method?
10-30-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By KimiFelipe

LOL what steelies? Tirerack says "none...

LOL what steelies? Tirerack says "none available"

Why are you posting here if you aren't interested? You could at least offer your Dustin Pedroia rookie card, some of your hard-won halloween...
10-30-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By KimiFelipe

The Discount tire direct sale is now over, so the...

The Discount tire direct sale is now over, so the cheap deals are gone.
10-27-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By KimiFelipe

Cool, so get the cheapest farking set of rims and...

Cool, so get the cheapest farking set of rims and tires for your car that you want - I don't give a rat's.

I've been shopping for another set for another car, and I know what prices are. Tirerack...
10-26-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By KimiFelipe

^^

^^
10-11-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By KimiFelipe

bump

bump
09-19-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By KimiFelipe

FS: Winter wheel and tire combo, New

I am selling my set of practically new wheels and tires - both new - the wheels are 17 inch Mazda 3 wheels and the tires are Contiwintercontact TS 810, in 225/50/17. These are great tires and I am...
Forum: NE RX-8 Forum
05-04-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 69,836
Posted By KimiFelipe

Saw a black beauty in Chelmsford today by Rt 3. ...

Saw a black beauty in Chelmsford today by Rt 3. Waved from my CR shinka, not sure you caught me.
04-05-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,893
Posted By KimiFelipe

My recommendations, after running a bunch of...

My recommendations, after running a bunch of different tires on several cars, are as follows:

1) No "All seasons" They just suck compared to dedicated rubber overall.

2) Summer:
a)...
12-29-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,289
Posted By KimiFelipe

Yes it is the lack of feedback that I dislike. ...

Yes it is the lack of feedback that I dislike. However on a smooth surface I think the 8 rewards driver skill more than the awd STi, which can mask a poor line with the four wheel traction.
12-29-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,691
Posted By KimiFelipe

deleted bye :boring:

deleted

bye

:boring:
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