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Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-18-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,393
Posted By trackjunkie

yeah i guess i totally missed the part about...

yeah i guess i totally missed the part about using 90* bend for the siphon.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-17-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,393
Posted By trackjunkie

that would have been good info to have before i...

that would have been good info to have before i did the swap lol. the 90* fitting that Mark has in his picture would have been the better option to use than the straight fitting that i used from the...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-17-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,393
Posted By trackjunkie

is that an oem s2 line? doesnt look like s1...

is that an oem s2 line? doesnt look like s1 siphon line or a aftermarket fuel line repair kit.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-14-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,220
Posted By trackjunkie

That great to hear. So the only thing you did was...

That great to hear. So the only thing you did was enlarge the hole for the check valve at the bottom since last time right? I have high hopes now that my fuel starve issue is fixed. Thanks to you and...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-14-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,393
Posted By trackjunkie

Here's a better attempt at fixing the output...

Here's a better attempt at fixing the output line. Should be as good as stock for now.

Got another Ford fuel line repair kit. A 90 fitting would have been better but I couldn't find any. Used a...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-14-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,393
Posted By trackjunkie

in the picture, it was slightly off angle, but...

in the picture, it was slightly off angle, but the arrow is pointing straight forward now.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-14-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,393
Posted By trackjunkie

the issue was trying to shove the 5/16 nylon line...

the issue was trying to shove the 5/16 nylon line over the huge 3/8 quick release fitting. couldn't heat up the nylon line to the correct temp to slide it on fitting that is too large, the line would...
07-14-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 55,180
Posted By trackjunkie

if i rotate the pump to align the to output line...

if i rotate the pump to align the to output line too much, it will kink the bottom siphon line. the S1 siphon line i oriented at the top so it can swivel if the basket is rotated. also i was concern...
07-12-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,380
Posted By trackjunkie

i had my engine built by them last year. bought a...

i had my engine built by them last year. bought a new oem engine from them, since they had one in stock, so saved me shipping and time instead of getting one from mazdamotorsport which was backorder....
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-10-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By trackjunkie

i dont know how much a shop charge to do corner...

i dont know how much a shop charge to do corner balance, but if you can borrow a set of scales and do it yourself, then it's definitely worth it.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-10-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,220
Posted By trackjunkie

i wonder if that rubber bladder is larger than...

i wonder if that rubber bladder is larger than the oem basket and if we could put the oem basket inside it, that would hold more fuel for the long corners. just have to punch a little hole at the...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-09-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,220
Posted By trackjunkie

Thanks for the idea of drilling out the trap door...

Thanks for the idea of drilling out the trap door hole and modifying the trap door so it can swing out farther. I just took my pump out again to do the mod. You can see the difference between the...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-09-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,393
Posted By trackjunkie

I finally got the s2 pump installed. I got Ford...

I finally got the s2 pump installed. I got Ford fuel line repair kit from autozone, 3/8 fitting 5/16 hose, for the siphon line.
...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-09-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,220
Posted By trackjunkie

the siphon should still work as long as the pump...

the siphon should still work as long as the pump is getting fuel. if you're going to use the single hydromat, then you should route the siphon return line to dump fuel on top of the mat, and not in...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-09-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,220
Posted By trackjunkie

not sure if one 3"x15" hydramat would be enough...

not sure if one 3"x15" hydramat would be enough volume to hold fuel for a long left corner. you'd probably need two mat, one on each side of the tank and run the hose together then into the fuel...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-08-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,220
Posted By trackjunkie

maybe cut the hole at the bottom of the basket,...

maybe cut the hole at the bottom of the basket, remove the pump filter and run a hydramat directly to the pump? if the hydramat can reach both side of the tank, then you wouldn't even need the siphon?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-06-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,220
Posted By trackjunkie

What's the flow rate of the hydramat, would it...

What's the flow rate of the hydramat, would it supply enough fuel when running e85
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-05-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,220
Posted By trackjunkie

I just put S2 pump and basket in my car last...

I just put S2 pump and basket in my car last week. I was thinking of putting the s1 pump on the passenger side and use a manual switch to turn it on and run the feed line to the top of the s2 basket...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-03-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,814
Posted By trackjunkie

seems to me you're better of foaming these parts...

seems to me you're better of foaming these parts of the chassis then to concentrate on the subframe. the rx8 has a big gaping hole in the middle because of the rear suicide doors and no B pillar.
...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-03-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,814
Posted By trackjunkie

how will you quantify the test, other than just...

how will you quantify the test, other than just personal opinion and feel at the butt.

i personally feel there are better low hanging fruits on the rx8, and i'm still pretty new with the rx8...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-03-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,266
Posted By trackjunkie

sounds like you're getting a lot of inside wheel...

sounds like you're getting a lot of inside wheel spin on those corner exit with steep camber. time for a better clutch diff. looks like fun but i dont have the ballz to drive like that on the street....
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-03-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,814
Posted By trackjunkie

it's like the one hood vent company that claimed...

it's like the one hood vent company that claimed their vents increase down force by 400%. 400% of what, 1 lbs?
07-02-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 55,180
Posted By trackjunkie

I finally got the s2 pump installed. I got Ford...

I finally got the s2 pump installed. I got Ford fuel line repair kit from autozone, 3/8 fitting 5/16 hose, for the siphon line.
...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-15-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,745
Posted By trackjunkie

i lied. i thought i was running HPS but i check...

i lied. i thought i was running HPS but i check my purchased order and they were HP+. i started out with dtc60 front and dtc30 rear. then switch to HP+ rear. then switch to dtc50 front. so currently...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-15-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By trackjunkie

the Project Kics lug nuts on my car now are over...

the Project Kics lug nuts on my car now are over 10 years old. ran them on my S2k for three years, then sold the car and swap them over to the evo for 7 years. then sold the evo and swap them over to...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-14-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,393
Posted By trackjunkie

A little less weight, a little less drag. didn't...

A little less weight, a little less drag. didn't get a change to weigh the stock mirrors yet but probably a few lbs. since i'm short and have to sit pretty far forward, the driver side mirror is a...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-14-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,393
Posted By trackjunkie

Finally got around to gutting the front doors. i...

Finally got around to gutting the front doors. i cut it and left enough so that i could put the glass and power window back in for winter or street driving.

the glass and power window stuff was...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-14-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By trackjunkie

you're brave running aluminum lug nuts. i've seen...

you're brave running aluminum lug nuts. i've seen aluminum lug nuts completely rip off the studs on two different cars. i guess they're fine if you replace them often.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-13-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By trackjunkie

the part number that Mark posted is what i used....

the part number that Mark posted is what i used. worked out great.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-13-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By trackjunkie

worked fine until the one lug nut decided to...

worked fine until the one lug nut decided to seize itself onto the stud and then the stud backed out in the back. too soon?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-13-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,910
Posted By trackjunkie

i need a set of these ASAP

i need a set of these ASAP
06-13-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 55,180
Posted By trackjunkie

so i was at NJMP Thunderbolt last week. filled...

so i was at NJMP Thunderbolt last week. filled the tank to till fuel spill out. go out and do a warm up lap and three hot lap. on the 4th lap, i get fuel starve coming out the octopus turn, 180*...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-12-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,745
Posted By trackjunkie

the abs does control rear bias but only at max...

the abs does control rear bias but only at max braking when the rear locks up. but when you're only applying 50% braking, it the pad bias comes into play. even with hps pad in the rear, i can still...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-12-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,745
Posted By trackjunkie

i used dtc60 front dtc30 rear when i first got...

i used dtc60 front dtc30 rear when i first got the car, it was too much brake for the car. a few of my friend who are seasoned racers said the same. i then moved to dtc50 endurance pads in the front....
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-11-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,263
Posted By trackjunkie

do you have pictures of your rear top hat setup...

do you have pictures of your rear top hat setup with the spherical bearing.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-11-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,263
Posted By trackjunkie

will you be using unmodified oem rear top hat?

will you be using unmodified oem rear top hat?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-05-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,567
Posted By trackjunkie

what protocol did you use? i have 06 sport with...

what protocol did you use? i have 06 sport with traction and stability control but i couldnt log individual wheel speed with aim solo DL.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-30-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,567
Posted By trackjunkie

i have AIM solo DL 2 and have tried different...

i have AIM solo DL 2 and have tried different protocol to log the brake pressure but none seem to work.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-24-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,263
Posted By trackjunkie

yeah you're right.

yeah you're right.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-23-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,263
Posted By trackjunkie

distance from axle center to fender lip could...

distance from axle center to fender lip could vary based on total tire diameter, shouldn't be much tho. my car is on the trailer and i could crawl under to measure but i have ohlins RT so i don't...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-22-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,030
Posted By trackjunkie

my car hit ice mode a few times this weekend at...

my car hit ice mode a few times this weekend at VIR, braking deep into T14 at the end of the back straight. it's an uphill left sweeper if you brake really late. my left rear tire was probably in the...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-21-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,559
Posted By trackjunkie

wow i cant imagine a 4.5" clutch. my engine revs...

wow i cant imagine a 4.5" clutch. my engine revs insanely quick, and shift super quick. my s1 tranny felt really notchy getting into 5th, would grind if i shift quick. after installing the 5.5", the...
05-15-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,038
Posted By trackjunkie

when i was tuning on pump gas, the oem sensor...

when i was tuning on pump gas, the oem sensor reading was very comparable to the wideband sniffer at the tailpipe, the tailpipe was a couple points leaner probably due to location. Versatuner log the...
05-15-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,038
Posted By trackjunkie

are you saying the oem O2 sensor is narrowband or...

are you saying the oem O2 sensor is narrowband or it's not a good wideband?
05-14-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,038
Posted By trackjunkie

i went back looked at my dyno run logs, Lambda ...

i went back looked at my dyno run logs, Lambda for 93 pump gas was around .87-.89 and for E85 lambda was round .83-.85, that's measured from the oem wideband with Versatuner. the AFR on the dyno...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-10-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,263
Posted By trackjunkie

maybe just have to cut a hole on the shock...

maybe just have to cut a hole on the shock mounting cup where the gas bolt is for clearance? or add some more spacers at the bottom to move the shock over some?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-07-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,263
Posted By trackjunkie

not trolling at all. was just curious what...

not trolling at all. was just curious what changes they are making because their website listed RX8 shocks already.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-06-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,673
Posted By trackjunkie

some racing in the rain yesterday at NJMP...

some racing in the rain yesterday at NJMP Lightning course

https://youtu.be/pAioLW1Es00
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-06-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,263
Posted By trackjunkie

so are you trying to setup the MCS with the same...

so are you trying to setup the MCS with the same length and mounting?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-01-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,263
Posted By trackjunkie

droop travel also depends on how big of a sway...

droop travel also depends on how big of a sway bar you're running (side to side)? unless both side is lifted, like jumping a crest.
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