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08-25-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

SOLD about a week ago, mods delete please.

SOLD about a week ago, mods delete please.
08-17-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

Compression Test figures from April 17, 2017 -...

Compression Test figures from April 17, 2017 - performed by Jeff Haas Mazda in Houston area.
RPM 278
Rotor 1 - 7.8, 7.8, 7.8
Rotor 2 - 7.6, 7.5, 7.5
08-17-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

I'm in the Houston area..? Or is your CA...

I'm in the Houston area..? Or is your CA location old. :)
08-17-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

looooong gone.

looooong gone.
08-16-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

just went over 50,900 yesterday, I am dailying...

just went over 50,900 yesterday, I am dailying the car at the moment.
08-15-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

renewing the ad vs making new post old...

renewing the ad vs making new post

old gallery here, nothing has really changed though:
https://www.rx8club.com/g/album/4338334

happy to take any shots you wish, just contact me.
12-08-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,730
Posted By kbrewmr2

sidewall says 225 in the pictures

sidewall says 225 in the pictures
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-07-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 22,208
Posted By kbrewmr2

And that correct time would be when exactly? ...

And that correct time would be when exactly?
Clutch in coasting from initial braking application through after turn in perhaps?

Just trying to understand what "not necessary" means for you here...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-07-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 22,208
Posted By kbrewmr2

Seconded. Especially without ABS. If you're...

Seconded. Especially without ABS. If you're just hucking a stockish RX8 around sure go with the hamfisted downsifts if you like :)

It's been my experience in prior and current cars that not...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-21-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 22,208
Posted By kbrewmr2

uhh, I think you're confusing heel-toe and double...

uhh, I think you're confusing heel-toe and double clutching.

Heel and Toe is absolutely a skill to work on, lest you want to upset the car drastically under braking. Matching the revs with the...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-10-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 22,208
Posted By kbrewmr2

I think I recall from that article that they were...

I think I recall from that article that they were fighting brake fade. Abused press car I'm guessing, I could get by on 100% stock brakes with mine. The OEM tires are also very much not great tires.
Forum: Rotary Swaps
08-23-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,955
Posted By kbrewmr2

ahh gotcha - plan for some flexibility to move...

ahh gotcha - plan for some flexibility to move weight & power up/down so you can hit right at one or two of the class limits then. :)
Forum: Rotary Swaps
08-22-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,955
Posted By kbrewmr2

yeah, I read that. TTU? TT1? TT2? TT3? or...

yeah, I read that.

TTU? TT1? TT2? TT3? or what hp/weight target....

(longtime TT and PT competitor, burned out, doing autox now)
Forum: Rotary Swaps
08-19-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,955
Posted By kbrewmr2

what NASA class are you targeting?

what NASA class are you targeting?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-18-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By kbrewmr2

sounds a bit like the clunk I had that eventually...

sounds a bit like the clunk I had that eventually ended up being the upper front control arm bushings - it was all done under warranty so I can't help a ton with diagnosis/checking advice however.
08-15-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,556
Posted By kbrewmr2

if you're on Facebook there's a semi active group...

if you're on Facebook there's a semi active group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/RXCLUBOFHOUSTON/

alot of RX7 people but some RX8 people too.
Forum: Rotary Swaps
07-20-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 111,401
Posted By kbrewmr2

updates?

updates?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-20-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By kbrewmr2

Tire pickup seems to be relatively evenly spread...

Tire pickup seems to be relatively evenly spread ime.

Rumble strips (gentle vs harsh) and how much I used them (quick hop on/off vs riding it out) seemed to be biggest factor in how much rotation...
06-20-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,752
Posted By kbrewmr2

some of us travel up there for NASA events also ...

some of us travel up there for NASA events also

fun track.
04-26-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By kbrewmr2

Best Collision, ask for Steve: (713) 973 9100. ...

Best Collision, ask for Steve: (713) 973 9100.

They do dealer work for Jeff Haas Mazda and also repainted a friends FD RX7 (motego blue, difficult color) and did great work. Also happy with a...
03-14-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,450
Posted By kbrewmr2

Until you get the first offer you don't really...

Until you get the first offer you don't really know how much of a fight you have on your hands.

Try and be amicable as possible, but don't be a doormat either. See what the starting offer is and...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-11-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,257
Posted By kbrewmr2

If converting to a full on track car then yank...

If converting to a full on track car then yank the stock wheel and put on something with more of a dish / offset to it would probably be next step then.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-10-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,257
Posted By kbrewmr2

I click the seat forward one notch to account for...

I click the seat forward one notch to account for the bit of extra recline I need for helmet clearance with mine. 6' 0" though...

I don't feel like it affects the footwork too much since you're...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-09-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,782
Posted By kbrewmr2

For the oval guy - 50/50 cross weight (ie wedge;...

For the oval guy - 50/50 cross weight (ie wedge; ie LF+RR vs RF+LR) unless it's a track with heavy bias of important corners in one direction or the other.

The corners and Front/Rear, Left/Right...
02-17-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,868
Posted By kbrewmr2

I have a set, not 100% perfect but decent. ...

I have a set, not 100% perfect but decent. Located in Houston. PM me an offer.
02-05-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

Nah we're hanging on to it for at least a couple...

Nah we're hanging on to it for at least a couple more years.

can I get a hand deleting this thread? I'm just plain not seeing the button to do it myself...
11-30-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,233
Posted By kbrewmr2

original post seems to indicate sold I have...

original post seems to indicate sold

I have an imperfect set I could stand to move, PM me with your email and I'll send you some info.
11-30-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

Removing from sale for now. Every time I'd...

Removing from sale for now.

Every time I'd talk to the wife about getting a ride to drop the car off at dealer for compression test I'd get hemming and hawing and excuses and finally got it out of...
11-19-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

bumping - about to send the car in to the dealer...

bumping - about to send the car in to the dealer for compression test, and will start advertising to a wider audience after Thanksgiving. Would rather the car go to an RX8 enthusiast... :)
11-19-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,536
Posted By kbrewmr2

Happy to ship mine up there if the deal works......

Happy to ship mine up there if the deal works... :)
10-26-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

My new car has arrived so this one is ready to...

My new car has arrived so this one is ready to go. Let's see if we can make a deal we are both happy with :)

extra 18x8s sold, 19x8 R3s pending....

Also reminds me I need to bug my dealer and...
10-16-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

attached CARFAX report - it's a couple oil...

attached CARFAX report - it's a couple oil changes behind though.

Still waiting on my "new" car to be released to me from shipment so I can leave this one at the dealer for compression test. ...
10-12-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

forgot to mention - no trades unless it's on this...

forgot to mention - no trades unless it's on this list:
99-04 Spec Miata
Spec Racer Ford
Bugatti Veyron ( ;) )
10-08-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

RX-8 Picture Album by kbrewmr2 | RX8Club.com...

RX-8 Picture Album by kbrewmr2 | RX8Club.com (https://www.rx8club.com/g/album/4338334)

Let's see if that link works
10-08-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

working on it :) Tried going direct from my...

working on it :)

Tried going direct from my phone and it wasn't happy, going plan B.
10-08-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By kbrewmr2

TX 2010 RX8 R3 - Blue - 1 owner - <52k mi

refreshing FS thread vs starting new one - catch it before trade-in!

50,8XX mi as of today

Compression test run in this past April was fine, have exact date and figures filed at home. Ran...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-21-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 22,208
Posted By kbrewmr2

you guys are #38 and #133 I assume?

you guys are #38 and #133 I assume?
09-16-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,233
Posted By kbrewmr2

honestly priced a little low considering good...

honestly priced a little low considering good tires included - should move fast
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-16-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 39,000
Posted By kbrewmr2

good showing from Reyenga (sp?) & Leach in a 2009...

good showing from Reyenga (sp?) & Leach in a 2009 R3
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-15-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,926
Posted By kbrewmr2

s/f line location & accuracy is important also -...

s/f line location & accuracy is important also - moving that a few feet can start to cause 0.00X range differences even on the same equipment, move it to even more and it can reach the seconds range....
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-08-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 22,208
Posted By kbrewmr2

"full race suspension" - if it's an SpBox it's...

"full race suspension" - if it's an SpBox it's just some off the shelf Bilsiten PSS9 coilovers, nothing special. Maybe swaybars (would have to look at ruleset) and 911 GT3 control arms just to allow...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-31-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,009
Posted By kbrewmr2

yes yes, don't move to r-comps until you're...

yes yes, don't move to r-comps until you're actually ready for them. Good 200ish TW street tires are all you need to start off with.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-31-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,009
Posted By kbrewmr2

I'd look at Maxxis or NT01 for middle-tier...

I'd look at Maxxis or NT01 for middle-tier R-comps. RA1s need shaving for dry use and they're not as good as they were pre-sunami / R888 release (and those also suck). The RR may be ok enough to...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-25-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,009
Posted By kbrewmr2

there's alot better points to attack for...

there's alot better points to attack for increasing grip before you get to wheel spacers and all that.

I'd get a good street tire on that - along the lines of what Jake recommends. Next I'd get a...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-24-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,915
Posted By kbrewmr2

links to good ones or STFU.

links to good ones or STFU.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-11-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 35,172
Posted By kbrewmr2

it's really 8 if you count the footwell...

it's really 8 if you count the footwell protection kickers you are allowed.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-05-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 35,172
Posted By kbrewmr2

Between the two issues no way he finishes in...

Between the two issues no way he finishes in front of a clean driver, so don't worry about it. Then there's the whole car thing, ugh.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-04-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 35,172
Posted By kbrewmr2

with that much contact I would guess he would be...

with that much contact I would guess he would be highly lucky to keep any spot he had finished in though.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-07-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,079
Posted By kbrewmr2

Transponders on two different ends of the car can...

Transponders on two different ends of the car can see laptime differences in that range - that's pretty good accuracy/consistency.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-30-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 22,208
Posted By kbrewmr2

You're so fast I've never seen you :kiss:

You're so fast I've never seen you :kiss:
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