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Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-09-2004, 07:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,674
Posted By 350z Driver

********Moderator Edit***********

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Replies: 319
Views: 27,692
Posted By 350z Driver

So basically your calling 99.99% of the car...

So basically your calling 99.99% of the car driving world a pussey?

Well in my opinion I think that a car that puts down 175hp to the wheels and gets 15mpg and is claimed to be a "sports car" and...
Replies: 88
Views: 8,740
Posted By 350z Driver

I have seen 3 RX8's run at my local track in...

I have seen 3 RX8's run at my local track in near ideal conditions, traction control fully off and they concider themself good drivers and not seen 1 do better then a [email protected] with a 2.11 60' in...
12-17-2003, 11:53 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,977
Posted By 350z Driver

I totally agree, I heard lots of nitemare storys...

I totally agree, I heard lots of nitemare storys of servicing the RX8's and the issues they are having unless they drive like a woman in it
Replies: 319
Views: 27,692
Posted By 350z Driver

Re: Intended MOD's for my 8

Who brought the cool kid
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/forumfun/whocares2.jpg
Replies: 88
Views: 8,740
Posted By 350z Driver

All this HP and dyno crying is getting old.. Just...

All this HP and dyno crying is getting old.. Just accept the fact that the RX8 is a low 15 seconds car and a high 14's car if its properly launched with 8000Rpm clutch bomb..
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-09-2003, 12:04 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,415
Posted By 350z Driver

...message severely edited... In the end,...

...message severely edited...


In the end, and in REALITY the 350z outperforms the RX8 in any and all acceleration tests you can throw at it no matter what you ... believe.. They are simply in a...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-09-2003, 08:22 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,415
Posted By 350z Driver

Do you have ANY clue what torque it? Do you know...

Do you have ANY clue what torque it? Do you know the Z has 2 times as much of it to the wheels then the RX8? Say I am going 30-35 in 3rd gear and I mash the pedel, the car takes off straight to the...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-08-2003, 02:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,415
Posted By 350z Driver

LOL, ya like everybody is pushing there car up to...

LOL, ya like everybody is pushing there car up to .9 G's on a daily basis.. I have a G-Timer in my car and I have gotten my car up to .90 before in a parking lot messing around, but after .7...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-08-2003, 09:11 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,415
Posted By 350z Driver

I highly highly doubt anybody hit 159 in an RX8...

I highly highly doubt anybody hit 159 in an RX8 unless they speedo was WAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY wayyyyyy off... You are not gonna come close to 160 with under 200 HP to the wheels on a 3000 lb car.. Every...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-06-2003, 04:20 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

Wow this site is full of people that know nothing...

Wow this site is full of people that know nothing about cars, no offense, its just a fact..

How could a car thats runs around 15.0 at 92-93 MPH in the 1/4 be faster at ANY speed then a 14.0 car...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-06-2003, 03:59 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,415
Posted By 350z Driver

I don't doubt that at all.. I have seen Stock...

I don't doubt that at all.. I have seen Stock Sti's running 13.2 ish at my local drag strip, and i'm sure with perfect conditions and a strong car you could easily squeeze a few more tenths out of it.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-06-2003, 03:54 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

You make very little sense, the purpose of the...

You make very little sense, the purpose of the test is to show torque. Thats all, and yes a car with low torque NEEDS to downshift in that situation.. THATS THE ENTIRE POINT OF THE TEST! GET IT?...
12-06-2003, 03:41 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,311
Posted By 350z Driver

Exactly, thanks... It takes a mod to make some...

Exactly, thanks... It takes a mod to make some sense of this..
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-06-2003, 12:16 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

The origional 45-65 was 4.7

The origional 45-65 was 4.7
12-05-2003, 09:59 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,311
Posted By 350z Driver

You cannot possibly be serious.. But then again...

You cannot possibly be serious.. But then again you never know on this forum.

This thread shows exactly why I hate this forum, if you have a different car then and RX8 everything you say is wrong,...
12-05-2003, 05:25 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,311
Posted By 350z Driver

LOL, why do I have to know about rotary engines...

LOL, why do I have to know about rotary engines to know if a wing looks ricey? It looks like the same wing thats on every ricer's Honda accord, civic etc.. And performance?? Like you really think you...
12-05-2003, 05:20 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,933
Posted By 350z Driver

What is the point of comparing a turbo'd up AWD...

What is the point of comparing a turbo'd up AWD econo car (interiorwise) to a N/A RWD touring car?

You are comparing apples to oranges here.. How about Evo vs Sti? The Sti beats the Evo in just...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-05-2003, 05:10 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

If you been such a long time reader you would...

If you been such a long time reader you would know that 45-65 and 65-85 and so on are tests to show low\mid range power (or torque) so they are performed in top gear or sometimes in the 1:1 gear,...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-05-2003, 07:52 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,415
Posted By 350z Driver

Exactly, I have entered this arguement many times...

Exactly, I have entered this arguement many times but the RX8 folks on this site never listen to reason. Also most 350z's are running 13.7x-14.2 right around 100mph right out of the box, mag times...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-04-2003, 09:48 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,415
Posted By 350z Driver

The cars, not the numbers were "fudged".. Learn...

The cars, not the numbers were "fudged".. Learn how to read and stop being a dumbass...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-04-2003, 09:35 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,415
Posted By 350z Driver

RN worked\works directly with Mazda (which cannot...

RN worked\works directly with Mazda (which cannot be trusted at all) for those tests and is very obvious to me that RN\Mazda would likely have a benevolent agenda strong enough to “stretch” the truth...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-04-2003, 08:46 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

Judge Ito huh.. What about what Johnny...

Judge Ito huh..

What about what Johnny Cochran said, if the glove don't fit, you must acquit...(or somthing like that for this matter)
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-04-2003, 08:43 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,415
Posted By 350z Driver

No actually I posted the most recent that...

No actually I posted the most recent that included a group test of other sports cars.. Regardless I have not seen a sub 15 second 1/4 from any mag becides the pre-prod C&D review.

If I wanted to...
12-04-2003, 06:56 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,311
Posted By 350z Driver

LMAO.. If I ever see a RX8 with that wing on it,...

LMAO.. If I ever see a RX8 with that wing on it, its deffinatly getting an official RiceCop ticket.

Anybody that thinks that wing looks good I have some Type-R badges and giant Mazda logo sticker...
12-04-2003, 06:51 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 26,311
Posted By 350z Driver

Ricey wing...

Ricey wing...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-04-2003, 06:45 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 57,415
Posted By 350z Driver

Consumer reports just tested the RX8, 350z, Sti...

Consumer reports just tested the RX8, 350z, Sti and Evo

RX8:
1/4 = 15.2
0-60 = 6.7

350z:
1/4 = 14.0
0-60 = 5.3
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-04-2003, 06:44 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

Consumer reports just tested the RX8, 350z, Sti...

Consumer reports just tested the RX8, 350z, Sti and Evo

RX8:
1/4 = 15.2
0-60 = 6.7

350z:
1/4 = 14.0
0-60 = 5.3
11-23-2003, 10:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,617
Posted By 350z Driver

Ouch.. Everybody is flaming this guy for just...

Ouch.. Everybody is flaming this guy for just posting how he feels and what he has been experiencing.. But I would expect it from this forum, anybody that says anything bad about "God’s chariot",...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-20-2003, 12:19 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

Nope, a promise...

Nope, a promise...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-20-2003, 07:57 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

Trust me you cannot push my buttons, I know quite...

Trust me you cannot push my buttons, I know quite abit about racing and I know what I am talking about and some wacky comments about handling like a dump truck doesn't bother me, I think I may have...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-19-2003, 05:40 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

Well I have seen quite a few lap times from Japan...

Well I have seen quite a few lap times from Japan and the USA with pro drivers on several different race courses and the RX8's lap times were quite far behind the 350z. And the overall grip advantage...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-19-2003, 11:49 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

My first time ever drag racing I ran a...

My first time ever drag racing I ran a [email protected] with a 2.3 60' in my Z. FIRST TIME and I did as good or better then the magazines. Why do you need to be a drag superstar with racing fuel to get a...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-19-2003, 08:10 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

Key word, "didn't happen" I would bet...

Key word, "didn't happen"



I would bet my bank account that they don't. You ran a 14.6 at only 94mph with lots of advantages and now your car is done for.. If it takes racing fuel,...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-18-2003, 07:48 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

How is that BS?? The majority are not...

How is that BS??

The majority are not coming anywhere near [email protected] the best yet was a [email protected] with racing gas and power shifting on a car with above average dyno results.. 80%++ of everybody...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-17-2003, 02:44 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,604
Posted By 350z Driver

First was a 15.4 with a 2.2 60 foot. Second...

First was a 15.4 with a 2.2 60 foot.

Second was a 14.9 with a 2.4 60 foot.

Something seems off, getting a better 60' yeilded a worse time? I'd like to see a time slip.
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