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04-09-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,109
Posted By shadycrew31

They aren't super fragile but you do need to be...

They aren't super fragile but you do need to be careful with them. There is no easy way to clean either parts though in my experience its best to just replace them
04-08-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 425,907
Posted By shadycrew31

My coolant lines leak fairly often because I...

My coolant lines leak fairly often because I switched to worm gear clamps. I need to re-tighten them every year or so. Whats your location I might be able to help or find you a more competent...
04-05-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 425,907
Posted By shadycrew31

Please see my previous reply. The coolant system...

Please see my previous reply. The coolant system needs to be pressure tested and the coolant itself needs to be tested for hydrocarbons.
04-03-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 425,907
Posted By shadycrew31

Coolant only drops from a leak or a boil over, it...

Coolant only drops from a leak or a boil over, it can drop very slightly over many years but its usually not enough to warrant adding fluid.

Occasionally if a system was replaced and not done so...
04-03-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 425,907
Posted By shadycrew31

Find a different mechanic, you cant diagnose a...

Find a different mechanic, you cant diagnose a coolant leak by looking at spark plugs. The system needs to be pressure tested and the coolant needs to be hydrocarbon tested.
04-02-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,911
Posted By shadycrew31

I'm not in a rush, but thanks for the tip.

I'm not in a rush, but thanks for the tip.
04-02-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,911
Posted By shadycrew31

Interesting stuff so far. I am starting to get...

Interesting stuff so far. I am starting to get back into tuning and modifying the RX8 after a long hiatus.

Do you have a list of tuners and their location/contact information?
11-14-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,497
Posted By shadycrew31

You can get an AEM filter from their kit as well....

You can get an AEM filter from their kit as well. Its literally the same thing.
04-25-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By shadycrew31

I had a leak that only presented itself after...

I had a leak that only presented itself after getting up to temperature, it was a loose gear clamp on a silicone hose that loosened up just enough to drip coolant out then would self seal when it got...
04-25-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,524
Posted By shadycrew31

There are sooooooo many better options. The...

There are sooooooo many better options. The emanage is the worst tuning product ever presented to the RX8 market.
Forum: Mazmart
04-25-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 55,089
Posted By shadycrew31

Yeah you gotta get the alignment done with the...

Yeah you gotta get the alignment done with the steering wheel centered. Mine was off center by a small amount but I needed an alignment anyways so I got it squared away.
04-25-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By shadycrew31

as suggested get a pressure tester or get a UV...

as suggested get a pressure tester or get a UV light and glasses then hunt for your leak. Most coolant shows up under UV light even without leak detector added to it. If you are leaking that much its...
Forum: Mazmart
04-23-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 55,089
Posted By shadycrew31

It only comes in one color and is imported by...

It only comes in one color and is imported by mazmart from autoexe in japan. Here are some side by side, from what I remember it was a bit thicker and felt much nicer.

...
10-08-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 41,880
Posted By shadycrew31

200 shipped for the coolant hoses to 19380?

200 shipped for the coolant hoses to 19380?
08-07-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,593
Posted By shadycrew31

My second bi annual post will be spent...

My second bi annual post will be spent subscribing myself to this thread.
06-15-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By shadycrew31

I've seen it first hand even resting on the rotor...

I've seen it first hand even resting on the rotor face bends them out of spec. For storage and cleaning you need to rest them on their side.
06-15-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By shadycrew31

I'll bet $9,000 USD that you had the rotor on its...

I'll bet $9,000 USD that you had the rotor on its edge for a bit while cleaning or some other task. It takes very minimal pressure to bend that metal. You need new rotors, you will need to send the...
05-23-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,016
Posted By shadycrew31

About $3,000

About $3,000
05-19-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 49,710
Posted By shadycrew31

Wow you did your homework, this is a joke thread...

Wow you did your homework, this is a joke thread but I would suggest sucking in some premix through the service port while cranking, 1 oz per port, they are located on the LIM and have two nipple...
05-19-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,016
Posted By shadycrew31

I didn't want to suggest an oven as their...

I didn't want to suggest an oven as their internal sensors are usually 50* +/- of actual. But that would be the best solution.
05-19-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,016
Posted By shadycrew31

Also a turbo kit adds $-1200 to a cars value,...

Also a turbo kit adds $-1200 to a cars value, please not the - symbol. Nobody wants a car thats turbo'd they assume its been beaten up and destroyed. They would much rather have a clean stock car...
05-19-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,016
Posted By shadycrew31

Nah man, that thing is fried. You can try putting...

Nah man, that thing is fried. You can try putting it out in the sun to dry it out. But if all you did was dry off the outside with a paper towel then started it up theres a 100% chance you shorted...
03-31-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 87,881
Posted By shadycrew31

Easy blew up his manifold several times on the...

Easy blew up his manifold several times on the dyno running too much nitrous.
03-31-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 87,881
Posted By shadycrew31

Deffo too much Nas, its leaking all over the...

Deffo too much Nas, its leaking all over the place.
...
02-14-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,394
Posted By shadycrew31

Where in PA are you?

Where in PA are you?
06-15-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,696
Posted By shadycrew31

Hard to say what caused that... Oil related for...

Hard to say what caused that... Oil related for sure but which part of the oil system failed is the question.
04-05-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 47,364
Posted By shadycrew31

Dibs on the plywood splitter and powertrix...

Dibs on the plywood splitter and powertrix coilovers. $400 shipped?
04-04-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,799
Posted By shadycrew31

*Looks cool, lets add it and say it works*

*Looks cool, lets add it and say it works*
03-29-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 23,015
Posted By shadycrew31

Bump.

Bump.
01-06-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
rew
Views: 389
Posted By shadycrew31

It stands for Rotary Engine Wevolution

It stands for Rotary Engine Wevolution
01-06-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By shadycrew31

You can do whatever you want. But the first...

You can do whatever you want.

But the first thing you should do is get new or used matching rotors that are in spec.
01-06-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,239
Posted By shadycrew31

Permaban requested.

Permaban requested.
01-04-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 57,032
Posted By shadycrew31

Didn't see this until now, thanks man! I...

Didn't see this until now, thanks man!

I really cant get over how different the car feels compared to my S4, even with blown shocks it is a joy to drive.
11-05-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 57,032
Posted By shadycrew31

Yeap, couldn't have done it with out you and the...

Yeap, couldn't have done it with out you and the other SARX brethern each chipping in time and parts.
11-04-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 57,032
Posted By shadycrew31

Awesome! I messed around with different seal...

Awesome! I messed around with different seal combinations at the end of the day. OEM has never given me issues. Its a great feeling driving it again after letting it sit for 3 years.



no way,...
11-03-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 57,032
Posted By shadycrew31

Haven't really decided on that, I am enjoying the...

Haven't really decided on that, I am enjoying the nimble responsiveness of the car. it will be on jackstands until next spring. I should get bored of that fairly soon, the following winter I will go...
11-03-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 57,032
Posted By shadycrew31

Quick update. I went back down the rabbit hole,...

Quick update. I went back down the rabbit hole, rebuilt using all OEM components. New MAF, 02 sensor, mounts, cleaned injectors, etc. I drove it back home from TX to PA has 2000 miles on her getting...
10-26-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 242,243
Posted By shadycrew31

Yes it does.

Yes it does.
10-26-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By shadycrew31

The weight is different, and I thought it was...

The weight is different, and I thought it was hardened.

But if he is getting the assembly balanced that wont matter.
10-26-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,805
Posted By shadycrew31

Sounds good, I got the whole kit and a turbo...

Sounds good, I got the whole kit and a turbo missing the turbine housing. lol
10-26-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,805
Posted By shadycrew31

I'll give you $200 for the turbocharger without...

I'll give you $200 for the turbocharger without anything else.
10-26-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,699
Posted By shadycrew31

Pretty sure thats the V1 dongle, but glws.

Pretty sure thats the V1 dongle, but glws.
10-22-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 103,416
Posted By shadycrew31

You can get them with RX8 OEM apex seals.

You can get them with RX8 OEM apex seals.
10-22-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 288,315
Posted By shadycrew31

Its possible they changed the correction factor...

Its possible they changed the correction factor since there buddies last ran.
10-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 288,315
Posted By shadycrew31

Modern ECU's will detect ping/knocking and pull...

Modern ECU's will detect ping/knocking and pull timing based on that.

I don't know about the RX8 because it only has the one knock sensor. But my Audi shows a significant difference between 91...
10-21-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By shadycrew31

I tried many things to get those sleeves out,...

I tried many things to get those sleeves out, soaked them in various chemicals etc. I eventually ended up torching them out then soaking them in some flammable product and setting mine on fire in a...
10-21-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By shadycrew31

The 6 port housings are the same in manual and...

The 6 port housings are the same in manual and auto, the e shaft is different. The 4 port housings will be completely different.
10-19-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,373
Posted By shadycrew31

yes, and I said get it welded please. If you want...

yes, and I said get it welded please. If you want to learn how to weld thats great. But if you rolled over to harbor freight and got a stick welder you are going to have hard time.

Furthermore...
10-19-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 103,416
Posted By shadycrew31

As long as you have the money to support it go...

As long as you have the money to support it go for it. There are several specialty tools you need to buy to spec the parts out, building the engine requires an additional set of tools. your basic...
10-18-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By shadycrew31

The Renesis is incredibly restricted due to the...

The Renesis is incredibly restricted due to the exhaust ports. That is well documented.

Also WHP can change based on the dyno you use, type of gas, etc. So using it as an overall performance...
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