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06-13-2011, 08:15 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Well Mikey I guess we have to assume that you...

Well Mikey I guess we have to assume that you mean carbon build up in the engine. That is admittedly a common concern. I don't know of anyone who has had the issue to the point of needing attention...
06-07-2011, 10:27 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Know that the RX8 is a rotary engine and they...

Know that the RX8 is a rotary engine and they require a different approach and understanding of how to use them correctly. Check oil levels, they use oil on purpose...not much mind you, but you do...
07-05-2010, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Tint & Trim Factory on Jefferson...

Tint & Trim Factory on Jefferson...
06-08-2010, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Kewl

The best hope might a recommendation from Soren....

The best hope might a recommendation from Soren. Soren is the gentlemen that hosted our race day/instruction at the Sandia racetrack...yes NMOcho I know you didn't want to hear that and I don't blame...
06-25-2009, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Welcome and congrats on getting the 8. You will...

Welcome and congrats on getting the 8. You will really like the car. Be sure to read up on how best to care for your 8 - there is lots of great information on this forum. Post questions here for ones...
05-27-2009, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Kewl

royce, congratulations on the 8...you will find...

royce, congratulations on the 8...you will find it is a remarkable vehicle. There are some really nice roads for driving the 8, but be careful...they tend to patrol some of the best roads

Good...
05-23-2009, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Sorry to hear about Rotary RX, but Justin has the...

Sorry to hear about Rotary RX, but Justin has the right idea, get on the rx7 forums. It is rather sad that most of those on the forum here are former 8 owners.

Justin maybe you should keep those 8...
04-08-2009, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Kewl

I agree with NMOcho...go with the 245, the ride...

I agree with NMOcho...go with the 245, the ride is better all around and they look better on the car. I also agree with Discount Tire...although Costco and Sams are good too, I've gotten tires there...
04-06-2009, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Kewl

NMShinka what tires and size are you thinking of...

NMShinka what tires and size are you thinking of putting on your 8?
04-03-2009, 09:13 PM
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Posted By Kewl

I got my Pirelli P-Zero Nero's at Discount Tire....

I got my Pirelli P-Zero Nero's at Discount Tire. They weren't the cheapest tires, nor was Discount Tire likely the cheapest price in town, but I felt they were the best value...free repairs/rotations...
03-08-2009, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Kewl

NMOcho with your drive to work you can't beat...

NMOcho with your drive to work you can't beat 38+...at least the cost of gas is down from last year....thank god...

Congratulations to you and Alison...
02-08-2009, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Kewl

I didn't see any posts on the AutoX last...

I didn't see any posts on the AutoX last summer...do they still hold them?

stinger, how has that new engine been behaving? I see for the 09's they have made numerous changes to the engine...it...
02-05-2009, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Kewl

I'm still here, but I don't check in very often,...

I'm still here, but I don't check in very often, and I still keep an eye out for 8's around town. It seems of late I am seeing lots more then I ever did when I had mine. I do miss the 8...
11-30-2008, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Don't forget to plug the vac line...it is usually...

Don't forget to plug the vac line...it is usually done at the intake manifold...most any auto parts store has the caps for that.
03-01-2008, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Hey MadDog. Yes I'm working with Harris at the...

Hey MadDog. Yes I'm working with Harris at the Palm Bay plant. Actually, working with them has been good. They don't act so much like the boss. It was damn cold there this last week. Freeze warning...
02-29-2008, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Kewl

Hello everyone! Especially good to hear that you...

Hello everyone! Especially good to hear that you are still out MadDog.

NMOcho I got your voice message about the Saturday. I plan on stopping by. Right now I'm suffering in Melbourne, Florida....
12-22-2007, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Kewl

To all you current and past 8 owners....Merry...

To all you current and past 8 owners....Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Drive safe, be safe, and have a wonderful holiday.
11-05-2007, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Since they are so close you need to tell them to...

Since they are so close you need to tell them to do the grand opening event more often, just call it something else.
10-30-2007, 08:34 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Who, do you think, didn't tell us about the big...

Who, do you think, didn't tell us about the big grand opening of the microbrew house out by their place....who?

A grand missed opportunity! I'm not a big beer drinker, but that would have been...
10-08-2007, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Kewl

I thought about calling his cell and I still...

I thought about calling his cell and I still might, but I thought I would give the forum a chance.

How is that yellow monster of yours doing NMOcho? Added anything since I saw you last at the...
10-01-2007, 09:18 PM
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Posted By Kewl

MadDog, I tried to drop you a PM, but your in box...

MadDog, I tried to drop you a PM, but your in box is full so it won't let me. Delete a few so that I can drop you a PM.
09-13-2007, 07:58 PM
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Posted By Kewl

stinger, how is that young lady of the house that...

stinger, how is that young lady of the house that had the knee work done doing? Well, I hope.

I'd suggest a trip to Chama for the fall colors in mid-Oct, but I'm afraid gas prices might be an...
08-14-2007, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Kewl

NMOcho...I have to say I agree with that logic so...

NMOcho...I have to say I agree with that logic so I withdraw my earlier comment. It was/is very easy to get confident in the capabilities and limitation of the 8. I do miss that.

See you at the...
08-10-2007, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Don't you hate the ones that just have to brag?!...

Don't you hate the ones that just have to brag?! I could spin the tires on the 8 just as well as the vette...course there had to be ice or snow on the road...

See you at the AutoX...I want to get...
08-09-2007, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Hey guys...like Justin I was beginning to wonder...

Hey guys...like Justin I was beginning to wonder where everyone went to. I check in often and except for Utah and Colorado there wasn't much going on.

Glad to see there are still some folks...
07-03-2007, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Well...I had to try MadDog. What's the status of...

Well...I had to try MadDog. What's the status of your twin turbo project? I still wouldn't mind a few minutes behind the wheel with those installed.
07-03-2007, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Kewl

No pictures yet, but I'll work on it. BTW, since...

No pictures yet, but I'll work on it. BTW, since no one else is asking MadDog... MadDog, why were you are the Lexus Dealer?
07-03-2007, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Can we spell Lamborghini? I couldn't....had to...

Can we spell Lamborghini? I couldn't....had to look it up.

Gold (like the LHS) Lexus ES350...272 hp, 6sp AT - getting 24 mpg in town...already!
06-28-2007, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Kewl

It's true....please forgive me. Perhaps I will...

It's true....please forgive me. Perhaps I will look at getting the 8 again in 09.

I do have some leftovers...if anyone is interested in or could use some of them. Things like OEM intake,...
06-15-2007, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Kewl

Hey Justin, nice new ride....I even like the...

Hey Justin, nice new ride....I even like the color. I think you have earned the right to ride with us if you like....provided you don't show us up with that new mean machine of yours.
06-05-2007, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Kewl

NiNjA99 - check your pm for tire info.

NiNjA99 - check your pm for tire info.
06-05-2007, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Kewl

stinger...I think given the low mileage - 35K -...

stinger...I think given the low mileage - 35K - and the excellent condition - care given - of the car, to say nothing about the 19mpg in town driving it has been giving me since day one, I would be...
06-04-2007, 09:55 PM
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Posted By Kewl

I have four....used, but not completely. I took...

I have four....used, but not completely. I took them off early so I could put on tires that likes snow. At the time I think they had 18,000 miles on them. You are welcome to all four for just the...
05-28-2007, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Kewl

I'm traveling (flying) to LA this week, but on my...

I'm traveling (flying) to LA this week, but on my return at the end of the week I will be giving serious consideration to cutting down on the number of vehicles at the homestead. The 8 will likely be...
05-24-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,597
Posted By Kewl

Correct, it is the easiest plug and play you will...

Correct, it is the easiest plug and play you will find. I mounted it with velcro behind the steering wheel just in front of the tach/speedo. You can change the background lighting color so as to not...
05-24-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,597
Posted By Kewl

Check out ScanGauge II at:...

Check out ScanGauge II at: http://www.scangauge.com/

It does MPG and much much more. I have one in the my 8 and love it.
05-18-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Kewl

'E' always interested so count me in and I'll...

'E' always interested so count me in and I'll keep an eye open on this forum for updates...
05-09-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,850
Posted By Kewl

Don't forget about that handle next to the gear...

Don't forget about that handle next to the gear shifter...the emergency brake. Use it to hold the car in place while you get the engine RPM where you want it (need it) and as you are engaging the...
05-07-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

en fuego...sorry you didn't make it to the track,...

en fuego...sorry you didn't make it to the track, but you did the right thing so we will look for you in October.

Speaking of October, we have one vote for Mid-Oct for the next track day...anyone...
04-30-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

Okay everyone....do we try for another track day...

Okay everyone....do we try for another track day in October? Or is there another timeframe that would be better for everyone? Let's start talking a time now so that we can all make plans...
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04-30-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

Aug03...I thought maybe you were doing something...

Aug03...I thought maybe you were doing something like what MadDog likes to do on the track, use his turn signals. Actually they were very close to showing the red flag because of the rain, but it...
04-29-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

I think you're right. I would have dearly loved...

I think you're right. I would have dearly loved to have that five point harness in the 8. It would have really made a big difference.
04-29-2007, 10:05 PM
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Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

And two more....

And two more....
04-29-2007, 10:04 PM
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Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

Here are a few pictures taken at track day. We...

Here are a few pictures taken at track day. We didn't spend much time taking pictures...and besides it is hard getting a good picture of a car moving so fast...right?
04-29-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

NMOcho, I think we all share in your sadness. And...

NMOcho, I think we all share in your sadness. And we are equally pleased to know that you are doing very well...all things considered. I don't think the picture does justice to the abuse the 8 took...
04-29-2007, 07:54 PM
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Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

Track Day was a great success and everyone had a...

Track Day was a great success and everyone had a great time. Well that's not exactly true.

NMOcho never made it to the track. A semi on I-40 trapped him between the truck and a concrete barrier...
04-28-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

good thing you are heading out to dinner....I was...

good thing you are heading out to dinner....I was going to ask what you were doing home on the computer...you suppose to be out racking up those miles!!!

Glad to hear you're going to make 600+....
04-28-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

alright stinger....drive that car around new...

alright stinger....drive that car around new mexico...we look forward to seeing you on Sunday.

Tape viewing starts around noon....track time starts at 1 pm...

Even if you aren't going to drive...
04-26-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

Okay guys this website will be offline starting...

Okay guys this website will be offline starting Saturday morning and it could be off line until sometime Sunday morning, so if you have questions about track day on Sunday, it is time to ask them.
...
04-25-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,412
Posted By Kewl

en fuego....I'd bring any food or drink you might...

en fuego....I'd bring any food or drink you might want....the instructor will have some helmets there so if you don't have one we can use his...so you should be covered, no pun intended, for the...
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