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04-11-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 112,781
Posted By Legot

Any chance you still have the sun vizors?

Any chance you still have the sun vizors?
12-25-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,942
Posted By Legot

That's a valid point, I'll be switching to Eneos...

That's a valid point, I'll be switching to Eneos for both the Diff and Trans in the near future.



Neato...
12-21-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,942
Posted By Legot

New Flywheel and clutch are in. I might need to...

New Flywheel and clutch are in. I might need to adjust the pedal because it feels really soft, but the engagement point is the same as with my old clutch.

I'm really liking the flywheel so far, it...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-21-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By Legot

Thanks! The air filter was moved there...

Thanks!

The air filter was moved there mostly to just get it out of the way. There is about a 6cm gap between the filter box and the underside of the hood, and the plan is to run a duct from the...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-20-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By Legot

It's just two bolt on each duct that hold the to...

It's just two bolt on each duct that hold the to the orange bracket. It's very secure under the hood with the upper flanges so there's no need for too many fasteners.

Much easier than dealing with...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-19-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By Legot

You rang? http://i.imgur.com/DB40QhE.jpg ...

You rang?

http://i.imgur.com/DB40QhE.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/6jGPHqJ.jpg
12-19-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 33,466
Posted By Legot

You're alive???? Good.

You're alive????

Good.
12-17-2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,942
Posted By Legot

Surprise! It was the throwout bearing. ...

Surprise! It was the throwout bearing.

https://i.imgur.com/SCMXYch.jpg

From how it happened and the apparent damage, it looks like it siezed then got torn apart while driving.
...
12-15-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By Legot

Found a spec aluminum one, just needs to be...

Found a spec aluminum one, just needs to be rethreaded :Peace:
12-11-2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 38,139
Posted By Legot

Mine was because the original key was so worn it...

Mine was because the original key was so worn it wasn't engaging the ignition properly, while the chip in the key and everything on the car was working fine.
12-10-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By Legot

Lightweight Flywheel

I'm looking for a lightweight flywheel, I don't really care about the brand since its for street use.

Also looking for a rear counterweight.

If I can't find a pair in the next week or so in the...
12-10-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 293,340
Posted By Legot

Hey 200, any chance you have a lightweight...

Hey 200, any chance you have a lightweight flywheel?
11-28-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,942
Posted By Legot

My clutch died Sunday night, not sure what...

My clutch died Sunday night, not sure what happened there...

I got off the highway, then my clutch started chirping and only operating in the lower 2ish inches of the pedal movement (no spring...
10-30-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 18,097
Posted By Legot

I use imgur. I have trouble with some older...

I use imgur. I have trouble with some older attachments on most forums, and imgur is probably going to last as long as reddit does (hopefully) and stay free.
10-29-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 18,097
Posted By Legot

A few months ago Photobucket made it so that you...

A few months ago Photobucket made it so that you can't link uploaded images to other websites.... Unless you get a $400 per year subscription to their service.

Also the two-pack, chemical...
09-11-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Legot

Bumphttps://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-v...

Bumphttps://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-fb_img_1504380330633_8f3dd3d79529b6a0c76b63d611d8e062e323ff54.jpg
09-01-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,341
Posted By Legot

Yep, the stock oil coolers are more than capable...

Yep, the stock oil coolers are more than capable of cooling the oil. It's the stock oil thermostat's that I wasn't a fan of!

I'm with you on the auxiliary radiators, I love mine!
08-22-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Legot

It will! Have a look at this thread. I actually...

It will! Have a look at this thread. I actually need to modify my new OE unit when the opportunity comes.
...
08-21-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Legot

DW200 Fuel pump

I have a DW200 and a fuel pump housing that I don't need. The upper part of the housing (the part that connects to the fuel line to the engine) leaks at the nipple, so that part cannot be reused. The...
08-20-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By Legot

S1 shocks/struts

My stock rears finally gave out at 130k, so I'm looking for a new set, either low milage or (preferably) a full set of Shinka or 40th anniversary suspension.

Not really looking for coilovers...
08-03-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 304,026
Posted By Legot

They can get the parts as fast as you can.

They can get the parts as fast as you can.
06-28-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 46,560
Posted By Legot

That particular fitting isn't part of any recall...

That particular fitting isn't part of any recall according to my dealership. Apparently there is an official Mazda notice on that part, so they should check it out with any recall work, but they may...
06-28-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 425,706
Posted By Legot

​​​​​​ It also works with the pourable silicone...

​​​​​​ It also works with the pourable silicone that you can get from Michael's or any art supply store. It's like $30, but most have a 50% off coupon monthly.

Also it's pink.
06-22-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 425,706
Posted By Legot

That's not a super common one, but it's probably...

That's not a super common one, but it's probably a matter of where the wear is.

If an engine has uniform Apex seal wear then as it heats up the housings will expand inward faster than the rotors...
06-18-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 304,026
Posted By Legot

You're probably fine, 110f ambient is pretty much...

You're probably fine, 110f ambient is pretty much the edge of what's doable on a stock cooling system with no humidity. The next few days are definitely going to be a struggle for your car, just...
06-16-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,942
Posted By Legot

So the AC has been leaking for about 8 months...

So the AC has been leaking for about 8 months now, around April I had it evacuated and filled with UV dye, and earlier this week I was finally able to take it in and have the leaking part replaced...
06-10-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,942
Posted By Legot

Why would I go through the trouble of cooling...

Why would I go through the trouble of cooling coolant indirectly with that internal heat exchanger and another external, when I could cool it directly by running it through an external?

I haven't...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
06-09-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 55,441
Posted By Legot

That's not correct; but, like I said, it will...

That's not correct; but, like I said, it will work.
Forum: Rotary Swaps
06-07-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 55,441
Posted By Legot

I agree, it will certainly work, but its less...

I agree, it will certainly work, but its less than ideal.

On mine I grounded direct to the starter, somewhere in the trunk, and to the frame at the front of the car (I used smaller gauge wire...
06-06-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,942
Posted By Legot

Nothing fun for the moment. The other day my...

Nothing fun for the moment. The other day my Ignition Switch fuse blew as I got into the garage, and I had to push it about three feet to get home.

After a bit of non-conclusive research and...
06-02-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 165,967
Posted By Legot

Be aware that with that ducted vent on the hood...

Be aware that with that ducted vent on the hood the cabin air will always be hot unless it's on recirc!

That's a Corvette vent right? Are they plastic or carbon?
05-16-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Legot

If you believe hard enough, anything can happen.

If you believe hard enough, anything can happen.
05-12-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,312
Posted By Legot

That's because my car works. Don't take the...

That's because my car works.

Don't take the hate too seriously. Everyone hates everyone else's car here, mostly because the Rx8 is the most charming pile of garbage on the road. That being said,...
05-12-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,312
Posted By Legot

A single straight pipe is actually loud as shit...

A single straight pipe is actually loud as shit (and sounds like it too!)

I'm willing to bet that you're still slower than a Prius, and a stock 8, and my 8, and especially 9k's slow 8. Also...
04-19-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 45,382
Posted By Legot

When it comes to water condensation with cooler...

When it comes to water condensation with cooler oil temps you guys are forgetting how and where water is going to be removed from the oil.

Let's start with what we know.

Water and oil don't...
04-17-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 123,252
Posted By Legot

By not doing anything.

By not doing anything.
04-17-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 45,382
Posted By Legot

I believe that in the workshop manual the...

I believe that in the workshop manual the temperature that it starts opening at is 194F, and if it's in spec it will be fully open by 220F, so it's mostly vendor BS mixed with sketchy fact. For...
04-16-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 138,678
Posted By Legot

You will definitely have to swap the gauge...

You will definitely have to swap the gauge cluster from the original car, you may also have to swap the boards from under the glove compartment (I believe that's where the immobilizer is located).
04-15-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By Legot

I mean they'll be fine... Winter tires are a...

I mean they'll be fine...

Winter tires are a compound that is more fluid at a lower temperature than summer tires. They'll generally have more grip under any condition. The downside is that tire...
04-14-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,824
Posted By Legot

Not likely, assuming you have a nicely sized hole...

Not likely, assuming you have a nicely sized hole in the catalyst.
04-05-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,253
Posted By Legot

I'm not totally sure what you're getting at, but...

I'm not totally sure what you're getting at, but hopefully this helps get the idea of coolant bottle placement across.

The basic thing is to place it physically above everything, so bubbles in all...
04-01-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,942
Posted By Legot

Of course, sandwiched between the flanges on the...

Of course, sandwiched between the flanges on the MAF tube there are diffuser screens (like the two metal mesh screens on the stock airbox). There is 4ish inches in front of the MAF and one 4ish...
04-01-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,942
Posted By Legot

Finally got these ducts installed and the intake...

Finally got these ducts installed and the intake fitted last weekend! They fit, but it's a little tight, still a whole lot more space than stock though. Looking at IATs I'm still getting near ambient...
03-31-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,319
Posted By Legot

What are you running for coolant? Do you have a...

What are you running for coolant? Do you have a way to verify that your cooling system is actually holding pressure?

If it's not holding pressure (could be as simple as a bad coolant bottle cap)...
03-30-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 29,428
Posted By Legot

The gauge is a joke. You can tell because the...

The gauge is a joke. You can tell because the actual oil pressure sensor part (N3H1-18-501 for S1) is a pressure switch rather than a transducer.

Also if you hook directly to the gauge cluster via...
03-30-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,319
Posted By Legot

You have a problem that's not related to cooling...

You have a problem that's not related to cooling off you're limited on power or going into limp mode.

I would start with checking out the catalyst, if it's clogged it will restrict flow, which in...
03-27-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 122,440
Posted By Legot

I'm finally ready to add to this thread! ...

I'm finally ready to add to this thread!

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx8club.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-1490647193246_619288632_bdebbbfdfccf6c50519add936c8e07d57df40ef9.jpg

I'm still...
02-04-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,403
Posted By Legot

I think I actually have one fully intact. If have...

I think I actually have one fully intact. If have to look around for the bolts but I'm sure I have the tray somewhere. Where are you located and how much do you want it for?
01-29-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Legot

Which campus are you on?

Which campus are you on?
01-16-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Legot

You mean the smell of lung cancer? ...

You mean the smell of lung cancer?

Personally I think the worst mods are low temperature thermostats on stock cooling systems, but what do I know.
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