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Forum: Race Roots
08-10-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 20,471
Posted By MadDashRX8

I've had mine on for a couple thousand miles now,...

I've had mine on for a couple thousand miles now, and am VERY happy with them. Issues, though: 1) MAJOR vibrations at first due to my high flow cat resting against the heat shield (nothing a rubber...
08-06-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 41,811
Posted By MadDashRX8

Great DIY! Your specifics made me confident to do...

Great DIY! Your specifics made me confident to do the job! But... Just wanted to add my $.02 for the next guy. I opted to leave the interior alone, and pull the bottom end off. Dropped the airbox...
02-15-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 37,065
Posted By MadDashRX8

Came home after 7 months deployed to a car that...

Came home after 7 months deployed to a car that wouldnt fire. Tow start worked like a champ, minus the icy roads; kept breaking the rear end loose and going sideways, but eventally i found enough...
01-06-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,348
Posted By MadDashRX8

Purchased her Valentine's Day '04 in Hawaii,...

Purchased her Valentine's Day '04 in Hawaii, spent 4 years with her in Florida, and now 3 years in the UK. Just shy of 100k on original engine. Still smiling. :)
Forum: Europe Forum
03-28-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 39,667
Posted By MadDashRX8

UK Nurburgring in Apr

Driving down to the Trier area the third week of April, and am planning on getting out on the Ring the weekend before/evenings the week of. It'll be my first time there, and my first time on any...
10-09-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 21,459
Posted By MadDashRX8

If I'm not mistaken, you need to remove the top...

If I'm not mistaken, you need to remove the top nut holding the broken piece in place. Then clean very well with a baking soda-water mix to neutralize the acid. Apply vaseline to the new part and...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
08-20-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,223
Posted By MadDashRX8

Sounds like it'd be a good time. Too bad I've...

Sounds like it'd be a good time. Too bad I've only got one more tuesday night left with my car before I ship her to the UK. I'll have to take a look at our schedule and see if it's something I can...
Forum: Europe Forum
08-17-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,093
Posted By MadDashRX8

Will you be around in Oct? I'm headed to...

Will you be around in Oct? I'm headed to Lakenheath the first of Oct, and my 8 should be there by then. Any advice you can provide in regards to a US spec 8 and the UK MOT? Here's what I've done:...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
08-17-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,223
Posted By MadDashRX8

behind the hospital, by chance? :)

behind the hospital, by chance? :)
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
08-08-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,223
Posted By MadDashRX8

There's 1 or two in the area. Wasn't me, though....

There's 1 or two in the area. Wasn't me, though. I'm up in Crestview, but travel between here, Shalimar and the Mid Bay Bridge daily. Where do you frequent?
08-07-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 136,330
Posted By MadDashRX8

What, no cassette player?!?! I thought you said...

What, no cassette player?!?! I thought you said it was fully loaded?!? :) Looks good, though.

MD
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
08-03-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,223
Posted By MadDashRX8

Nice meeting you all. TitaniumRotor04, thanks for...

Nice meeting you all. TitaniumRotor04, thanks for the pics!

MD
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
08-01-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,223
Posted By MadDashRX8

I'll try to be there. We need to firm up the...

I'll try to be there. We need to firm up the time. Will 2pm work for everyone? That'll give dmp some time there, and possibly allow TR04 to show if he's running ahead of schedule. I'll have my...
07-19-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By MadDashRX8

I concur. Even with a little drop (Tein s-tech)...

I concur. Even with a little drop (Tein s-tech) the tires fit fine. 225/40... What drives your desire to go to a shorter tire?
06-21-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 136,330
Posted By MadDashRX8

Mine does. Sure is a nice combo.

Mine does. Sure is a nice combo.
05-28-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,246
Posted By MadDashRX8

Don't recall the code. He said it was "Chevy...

Don't recall the code. He said it was "Chevy gray". Pretty close match to full sized trucks from the past 5-10 years. Pewter is what I would call it.

PBlue- Looks good! I do like the dark...
05-27-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By MadDashRX8

Try powdercoating. Cost me $40 each. Details...

Try powdercoating. Cost me $40 each. Details here:https://www.rx8club.com/showthread.php?t=146433
05-20-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,246
Posted By MadDashRX8

Centercaps may be my next project... No prep...

Centercaps may be my next project...

No prep on my side at all, minus removing them from the car and sharing my wifes truck over the weekend. Dropped them off Fri, picked them up Tues, had them...
05-19-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,246
Posted By MadDashRX8

Powdercoated my wheels...

Finally did it. Had planned on doing this with the last set of tires; didn't get around to it. Wasn't going to pass it up this time. Local custom motorcycle shop, BDB Customs, did them. ...
04-28-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,397
Posted By MadDashRX8

HVAC controllers from dash? I'd like 'em.

HVAC controllers from dash? I'd like 'em.
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
01-24-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 25,036
Posted By MadDashRX8

crestview

crestview
01-10-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 108,250
Posted By MadDashRX8

Bump. Ha hahaha; like this post needs it... ...

Bump. Ha hahaha; like this post needs it...


I like some of it; strongly dislike most of the changes, though. They lost what character the car had to begin with...
11-09-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 136,330
Posted By MadDashRX8

Clean car, 04MM! Can't have more than a few...

Clean car, 04MM! Can't have more than a few thousand miles on it.

May want to consider cutting out the lisence plates from your pics.
10-29-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,720
Posted By MadDashRX8

Mine's that way. Nothing will reflect light...

Mine's that way. Nothing will reflect light unless you throw some light towards it. If he had used his flash, it would have reflected, just like headlights will reflect at night. Here's some quick...
10-22-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,720
Posted By MadDashRX8

Here's my vinyl'd stockers. I like tke look on a...

Here's my vinyl'd stockers. I like tke look on a dark car; makes them disappear, unless reflected by a light at night, or illuminated.
10-02-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,068
Posted By MadDashRX8

Okay... And I've got over a decade of bomb...

Okay... And I've got over a decade of bomb disposal experience to back up my reply. It is what it is.

Semantics: sure. Evolition of jargon: sure. I absolutely agree with you on your last...
09-29-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,068
Posted By MadDashRX8

And I 've got the monthly demo pay to prove it. ...

And I 've got the monthly demo pay to prove it. :ylsuper:



Zoom: From a military standpoint: shrapnel is oldschool; frag is current. All in the design; old-style shrapnel weapons had bb's...
09-20-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By MadDashRX8

Why don't you have yours powdercoated? Cheaper...

Why don't you have yours powdercoated? Cheaper than new. I will be doing that soon...
09-20-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By MadDashRX8

Not just a post from '03, but also a user with a...

Not just a post from '03, but also a user with a join date of Jan 02! I've never seen someone that old!!! SureShot - are you for real? It's almost as if we're in the presence of royalty, or...
09-16-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By MadDashRX8

That's my technique. However, I've ended up...

That's my technique. However, I've ended up flattening out the bottom of my muffler a bit doing this. :) No worries, though; less noticeable than a broken front lip.
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
08-08-2007, 08:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,583
Posted By MadDashRX8

USAF EOD 10 years. Half-way!!! Stay safe...

USAF EOD 10 years. Half-way!!!

Stay safe o'er there, WantedTwo!
07-25-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 25,938
Posted By MadDashRX8

I agree with that that. Tein S and 245/40's is...

I agree with that that. Tein S and 245/40's is perfect. Been with mine for long enough to say that firmly.
07-21-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,543
Posted By MadDashRX8

We used to drill a cpuple of holes in the...

We used to drill a cpuple of holes in the thermostats of our old muscle cars, to help in keeping the engine cool. Just circulates a little more fluid is al.. Would it help in this situation? ...
07-13-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By MadDashRX8

SCSI- It's funny you revived this one. My...

SCSI- It's funny you revived this one. My accident stated above occured while driving through Aiea.
07-06-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,926
Posted By MadDashRX8

Some of you think Nordic Greens are rare. I...

Some of you think Nordic Greens are rare. I disagree. I see a NG 2, 4 or 6 times each day! Okay, okay. It's mine that I see. Only seen 1 other NG in a 50 mile radius of here. I've seen two...
06-07-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,964
Posted By MadDashRX8

My brother is at Luke, about to leave to go to...

My brother is at Luke, about to leave to go to Kunsan this summer! What a coincidence! You'll have to stop into the Happy House outside the Osan main gate and order yourself a soju sunrise for me!...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
06-04-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By MadDashRX8

May be able to do something. I'll get back to...

May be able to do something. I'll get back to you later in the week; coming off a 1-month vacation, and I have lots of catching up to do around the house.
04-16-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,277
Posted By MadDashRX8

WantedTwo- I'll be there. Now as to whether or...

WantedTwo- I'll be there. Now as to whether or not my 8 is there may be a different story. With all the attention it's getting from the AF this year, I just may end up being a chauffer, driving a...
04-15-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,277
Posted By MadDashRX8

You're right, LiveBlues. WantedTwo is also...

You're right, LiveBlues. WantedTwo is also floating around on here. And as things would have it, his ALSO is a first model year. Maybe he'll see this post and reply back.

Good here, except we...
04-15-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,277
Posted By MadDashRX8

I, too, have a 10/03 build date. Purchased 14...

I, too, have a 10/03 build date. Purchased 14 Feb 04 in Hawaii. 250 miles short of 50k. No major issues, just the "little stuff." I don't expect to have any temptations about selling it until a...
04-11-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,633
Posted By MadDashRX8

How? On half a tank per the gauge, of half a...

How? On half a tank per the gauge, of half a tank per 7.95 gallons at fill-up? Either way, you're getting WAY more than anyone else I know of. 33 mpg is unheard of with this car, as far as I know. ...
04-08-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By MadDashRX8

Jugga -- Just wanted to thank you for the idea of...

Jugga -- Just wanted to thank you for the idea of the screws. I spent a couple of "minutes" today trying to get an overtightened (oops from last time) oil filter off. Bought a little strap wrench...
04-01-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,564
Posted By MadDashRX8

And lose my front lip? Not if I can help it... ...

And lose my front lip? Not if I can help it...

You said you already have a trailer; I'd do everything within my power to make use of it.
03-25-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,983
Posted By MadDashRX8

I've got S-Techs on the stock shocks, and I...

I've got S-Techs on the stock shocks, and I wouldn't say I have noticed a decline in the performance of my stock shocks. Thats after almost two years and 30k miles. I've often wondered what it...
03-16-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,800
Posted By MadDashRX8

Just recently purchased mine off another member...

Just recently purchased mine off another member from the board. With my schedule, I have 25 students depending on my prompt arrival daily. I can't be late, and the spare gives me the "feel-good" of...
03-02-2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,033
Posted By MadDashRX8

YEP! That there's straight-up pigeon!

YEP! That there's straight-up pigeon!
02-28-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,357
Posted By MadDashRX8

So, is it there in Japan? Is it on the left side...

So, is it there in Japan? Is it on the left side of the dash?
02-12-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 136,330
Posted By MadDashRX8

C.L.E.A.N.! Looks great, Slip! I'm still...

C.L.E.A.N.! Looks great, Slip!

I'm still looking at doing something with the color of mine. Has anyone tried that temporary body paint that washes off? I've considered it, just to see what a...
01-11-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,879
Posted By MadDashRX8

My guess is he doesn't have one to check with. ...

My guess is he doesn't have one to check with. That's why he asked.

Mine fold rearward and forward. There is a preset position midway where they stay put.
12-12-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,143
Posted By MadDashRX8

Best of luck with the investigation, and in...

Best of luck with the investigation, and in getting a replacement. Still want another 8, right? Hope this event doesn't turn you away from it...

Did your friend spill her drink on your exhaust...
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