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Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-22-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I have asked Mazdaspeed, because I wondered the...

I have asked Mazdaspeed, because I wondered the same thing. They are not compatible with the S1ís ABS system, so theyíd require changing that whole system to an S2. I was also told theyíre really no...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-16-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By Mr. Pockets

You had an S2000...and then an RX8? ...

You had an S2000...and then an RX8?

What...what would you say is wrong with you?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-14-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By Mr. Pockets

This thread is about the front studs, not the...

This thread is about the front studs, not the rear. ;)

And I would blame the lug nuts, not the studs. I switched to 949 aluminum nuts, and they've been a big improvement.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-06-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

What Brent hasnít been able to figure out is...

What Brent hasnít been able to figure out is getting OBDII PIDs to work. If we had known how to get fuel level via CAN, we would have just done that.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-06-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

There it is. Thank you!

There it is. Thank you!
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-06-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I was able to try it real quick this morning. I...

I was able to try it real quick this morning. I couldn't help it. And it appears to work! Thank you so much! And you're right - it appears to be instantaneous.

But I do want to change it to read...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-06-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

This is amazing! Thank you! If it works, it's...

This is amazing! Thank you! If it works, it's going to be a huge help to me. Right now fuel level is total guesswork! If I can start to log how much fuel I use per session at each track, I won't pace...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-05-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I'll give that PID a try. I noticed you have...

I'll give that PID a try.

I noticed you have the sample rate pretty low. At 120mph, you cover 33.5ft in .1s. I'm refining my braking within a pretty narrow window on some tracks, so 10Hz wouldn't...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-04-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Honestly, I just want to be able to read fuel...

Honestly, I just want to be able to read fuel level when the car is sitting still, or down a straight. Due to some reclassification I had to do, and by adding aero to the car, it's heavier. I'll...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-04-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Yeah, I'll positively be adding individual wheel...

Yeah, I'll positively be adding individual wheel speed logging to mine. Thank you for sharing that, and for explaining the difference between them and the 'conditioned' speed. :)
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-04-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I ask this because I'm a dummy, not because I'm...

I ask this because I'm a dummy, not because I'm being a smartass:

If the PIDs are the same between the DSC and non-DSC, then why are your CAN IDs different? Or am I logging an entirely different...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-03-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I would be super happy to hear about it if you...

I would be super happy to hear about it if you do. I have a brake pressure sender pipe, I just haven't gotten the sensor yet.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-03-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Steering angle has got to be available via CAN. ...

Steering angle has got to be available via CAN.

Interesting, this document shows what CAN PIDs AiM can log with their devices:
...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-03-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I use CAN for throttle, RPM and wheel speed. They...

I use CAN for throttle, RPM and wheel speed. They are all very useful. This is what my CAN Mapping page looks like in Imax:

...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-03-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

1. On that forum, Dadspeed is me. 2. It did...

1. On that forum, Dadspeed is me.

2. It did not work, and Brent has spent the last year and a half not solving the problem.

I actually forgot entirely that I posted on that forum. I didnít...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-03-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I didn't see this thread. I have a...

I didn't see this thread.

I have a RaceCapture Pro Mk3, and I have the throttle position sensor mapped. If you like, I can send you the channel info when i get home tonight.

Incidentally, I've...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-03-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By Mr. Pockets

The ones I posted about originally seem to be...

The ones I posted about originally seem to be working just fine.

Also, I bought a press finally.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
06-03-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,050
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Who makes those? They look a lot like the offset...

Who makes those? They look a lot like the offset bushings Mazda recently announced for the NC.

I'd recommend replacing the hubs, too. Those look like they've seen some use. When the speed sensor...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-22-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mr. Pockets

What your drivers experienced is not ice mode. I...

What your drivers experienced is not ice mode. I guarantee it.

Think about it, man. :) What's the car do on a slippery surface? It keeps the tires rolling. When 'ice mode' is triggered, it does so...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-14-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,569
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I think possibly the biggest advantage to the...

I think possibly the biggest advantage to the Mazdaspeed bumper cover might be the simpler curve in plan view. I bet itís a lot easier to fit an airdam to. Mine is going to require some massaging...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-18-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,429
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Understand that I don't know what the hell I'm...

Understand that I don't know what the hell I'm talking about. I've never built a cage myself. My experience includes having a roll bar welded into my last RX-8, and buying another that already had a...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-08-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,755
Posted By Mr. Pockets

My exhaust has no cat, no resonator and just a...

My exhaust has no cat, no resonator and just a single straight-through Vibrant muffler. It does, however, have a turn down under the trunk floor.

I do not break the very restrictive sound limit at...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-08-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Are you able to adjust the math for the RPM...

Are you able to adjust the math for the RPM channel? If so, I can get the parameters and formula I'm using on mine.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-07-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Mine can, in theory, monitor two CAN networks at...

Mine can, in theory, monitor two CAN networks at once.

Granted, it hasnít event been able to read CAN and OBDII without messing with the car. So I think going the simpler route of an analog...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-06-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,429
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Those mounts aren't tied in to your cage, though?...

Those mounts aren't tied in to your cage, though? I mean, my seats are bolted to the floor, too. But if I go the custom route you have, I expect I'll tie it into the cage somehow.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-06-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Well, shit. If we could find the PID and decode...

Well, shit. If we could find the PID and decode it, then None of us would need a pressure sensor. :)

Iíll try to find a CAN log. My car is not currently running. I wonder if I could dump one out...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-01-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 22,837
Posted By Mr. Pockets

The lightest my car has weighed at impound is...

The lightest my car has weighed at impound is 2860 with me in it, so approximately 2660 without me. It's about to get a little heavier, probably, with the addition of a wing and front aero. I'm not...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
02-01-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I may still have a CAN log somewhere...the vendor...

I may still have a CAN log somewhere...the vendor for my datalogger used it to find throttle, rpm and wheel speed.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-30-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I totally do. Iíll send you a PM. Why did...

I totally do. Iíll send you a PM.

Why did you seitch ABS units, and did the ECU care?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-29-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Oh that's very interesting. Is that flexible line...

Oh that's very interesting. Is that flexible line a single part you bought?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-29-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Thank you very much. I'd appreciate that. :)

Thank you very much. I'd appreciate that. :)
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-27-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,429
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Planted also makes a real low-profile race seat...

Planted also makes a real low-profile race seat mount for the RX-8. I have Wedge Engineering mounts in mine. They were on the car when I bought it.

I've had a bitch of a time mounting a passenger...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-26-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mr. Pockets

This was what I thought Iíd just do. But Iíd be...

This was what I thought Iíd just do. But Iíd be real interested to see specifically how you did yours.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-26-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mr. Pockets

The former. I want to log my input.

The former. I want to log my input.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-26-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Where to put a brake pressure sensor?

Hi,

I want to add a brake pressure sensor to my datalogger. Now is the time to do it, in between seasons and with the car up on stands. Since the RX-8's ABS has control over front to rear braking...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-21-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,573
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I will be very interested to hear your thoughts....

I will be very interested to hear your thoughts. The ABS/EBD system in the RX-8 has a pretty terrible failure mode, but it's so magical under braking that I am loathe to remove it.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-18-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Oh now there's a very interesting suggestion. ...

Oh now there's a very interesting suggestion.

But, no, I'll just be replacing the hubs.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-16-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Okay, I tried out OBD2 Fusion on my car. After...

Okay, I tried out OBD2 Fusion on my car. After some dumbing with the settings, I found the wheel speed sensor PIDs.

I don't see any difference between the front left and front right sensor...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-16-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I finally had a chance to talk to Mazdaspeed...

I finally had a chance to talk to Mazdaspeed today. I wanted to know whether the S2 hubs were compatible. If so, were the wheel speed sensors improved?

They are not compatible. In order to use the...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-24-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Thanks, Mark, Since my first post I have...

Thanks, Mark,

Since my first post I have learned what you just said - that brake proportioning is controlled by the ABS.

What i wonder now is whether S2 hubs are any better. Mazda imroved a...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-29-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I have only used OEM hubs.

I have only used OEM hubs.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-06-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Thanks, John. You pulled out a brilliant...

Thanks, John. You pulled out a brilliant performance in the last session to take the season. I'll tell you how it looked from my perspective.

I am normally pretty timid with traffic. I don't like...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-05-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mr. Pockets

It looks to me like a failure typically presents...

It looks to me like a failure typically presents as zero wheel speed - at least in other cars.
11-04-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,045
Posted By Mr. Pockets

That does tell you something about what...

That does tell you something about what attempting the rebuild of a Renesis does to people.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
11-01-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mr. Pockets

First I need something that can display live...

First I need something that can display live wheel speed sensor data. I don't think my OBDII reader can - I don't believe anything related to ABS is in the list of PIDs.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-30-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,048
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Front wheel speed sensor failure

Hi,

I have long been warned by Eric Meyer of the danger of front wheel speed sensors failing on RX-8s in race conditions. I have heeded his warnings, and therefore started this season and last...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-25-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By Mr. Pockets

Yeah, I think I can. Not sure whether it's worth...

Yeah, I think I can. Not sure whether it's worth it, because I've never used one.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-12-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By Mr. Pockets

I am so glad you posted a picture of your air dam...

I am so glad you posted a picture of your air dam work. I want to do pretty much the same thing this winter.

I'm not certain yet whether I want to do a splitter.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
10-03-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,672
Posted By Mr. Pockets

It was fine, but ambient temperatures were low....

It was fine, but ambient temperatures were low. Saturday was in the 40s-50s all day, Sunday got up into the mid- to high-70s. I think the highest I saw was around 205degF.

I still wonder if I have...
10-02-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 49,612
Posted By Mr. Pockets

There is no 'transmission computer' for a manual...

There is no 'transmission computer' for a manual RX-8.

As has been said many times, you just have to put different connectors on the neutral and reverse safety switches. Since they're just...
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