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10-07-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,168
Posted By FunRun8

Really? I don't believe there is, the thread...

Really? I don't believe there is, the thread never ran it's course to a finality, so please show me why it is misleading? Share with me/us your vast knowledge of the injector functions instead of...
09-29-2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,168
Posted By FunRun8

I know this is a bit late but here ya go for...

I know this is a bit late but here ya go for anyone who wishes to gain more understanding of the injector system function....
09-21-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By FunRun8

Ok thanks for your reply, so I'll be fixing it...

Ok thanks for your reply, so I'll be fixing it shortly, but in heads with valves it does burn the seats or even clean through the valve as the cold air and oxygen pulled into the leak upon up...
09-21-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By FunRun8

Can a header leak cause rotary damage?

Ok so I'll try this once again, the last thread I put up didn't get much help though I managed to solve the problem on my own this one, I need some input on this one beyond my own experience.

The...
Forum: Rotary Swaps
09-19-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 179,874
Posted By FunRun8

Air filter seems distressingly low and close to...

Air filter seems distressingly low and close to the wheel well where it will get splashing and wet and dirty, otherwise looks really good, can't wait to hear it run.
Forum: Rotary Swaps
09-02-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 179,874
Posted By FunRun8

Awesome, have to watch when I have some time to...

Awesome, have to watch when I have some time to focus better, it's too late tonight.
Forum: Rotary Swaps
08-25-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 179,874
Posted By FunRun8

Anymore updates? Or has this completely hit a...

Anymore updates? Or has this completely hit a wall?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-09-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 22,837
Posted By FunRun8

Rules have a lot to do with how much you can...

Rules have a lot to do with how much you can remove and heavily limits you, most classes I know of here in the states are quite restrictive in terms of stock based classes compared to what I've...
07-24-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,510
Posted By FunRun8

So guess I'll be the first to respond with an...

So guess I'll be the first to respond with an answer in my case. In spite of the coils, wires and plugs being brand new it turns at this point it was a bad wire after nearly going bonkers because...
07-22-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 151,660
Posted By FunRun8

Boring models, need some new offerings, with the...

Boring models, need some new offerings, with the exception of the Miata which is limited by it being a 2 seater none of the other models are distinguishing themselves from the crowd since they no...
07-22-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,510
Posted By FunRun8

So many people so little answers, not a single...

So many people so little answers, not a single update since 2013? Having something very similar though the engine is a transfer and never had any previous CEL's. I never get the oil gauge bounce on...
07-08-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 41,929
Posted By FunRun8

I think I explained the relevance but thank you...

I think I explained the relevance but thank you anyway for the snarky lecture.. Besides that doesn't really explain the lack of a response now does it? There may be a correlation between the two...
07-07-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 41,929
Posted By FunRun8

Wow! Have I stumped the Rx8 club gurus on here or...

Wow! Have I stumped the Rx8 club gurus on here or is it something more nefarious going on? Had to tend to an unexpected diesel break down with my truck so haven't done anything with my 8 for a few...
06-28-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 41,929
Posted By FunRun8

No responses? I have re-adjusted the steering...

No responses? I have re-adjusted the steering wheel yesterday and it's certain it was part of the problem but unable to test drive as now I've concluded there is most definitely additional distinct...
06-28-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,396
Posted By FunRun8

Good stuff? So anybody?

Good stuff? So anybody?
06-27-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,396
Posted By FunRun8

Ok so sorry to revive an old thread but it'd be...

Ok so sorry to revive an old thread but it'd be nice if this was updated some years later to see how long his remedy lasted? Any chance of that?

Sounds very much like my current issues and I just...
06-27-2016, 03:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 41,929
Posted By FunRun8

Glad to find this thread, I just put in a strong...

Glad to find this thread, I just put in a strong newer 4 port engine (35,000 miles) in a 2004 GT from a base and did it with removing the front subframe so disconnected the steering shaft now it's...
05-28-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 151,660
Posted By FunRun8

You caught it too Fish, I was going to mention he...

You caught it too Fish, I was going to mention he may be liking it a little too much.. :boink: :mdrmed:
05-26-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,128
Posted By FunRun8

PM'd both you Rote8 and Bastage. Is car still...

PM'd both you Rote8 and Bastage. Is car still available?
Forum: RX-8 Racing
05-19-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 22,837
Posted By FunRun8

#renesislivesmatter lmao.......

#renesislivesmatter

lmao.......
05-16-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,413
Posted By FunRun8

I think what Wankel is trying to tell you is that...

I think what Wankel is trying to tell you is that having had a CEL that indicated bad coils or plugs it would be prudent to check the CAT so as to make sure it has not overheated and melted...
03-25-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,364
Posted By FunRun8

My budget was related to his number as it seemed...

My budget was related to his number as it seemed reasonable for the circumstance but without knowing how much actual damage there actually was. Potentially I wanted the car for parts, kind of pisses...
03-24-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,124
Posted By FunRun8

Well I under stated my boys a bit, my eldest has...

Well I under stated my boys a bit, my eldest has helped me remove at least 3 trannies on the SEAT I owned when in Asia, had to do it twice because the used one had same issue :wallbash: no one there...
03-23-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,124
Posted By FunRun8

As my son would say "true dat"! Looks like you...

As my son would say "true dat"! Looks like you have a similarly minded helper there helping you out, only yours seems more enthusiastic then either of mine usually are.
03-08-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,124
Posted By FunRun8

Well also having a test engine to disassemble...

Well also having a test engine to disassemble first is a bonus too, if anything goes wrong or needs to be referred to.
03-07-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By FunRun8

Why fuel injectors? Have them cleaned, and flow...

Why fuel injectors? Have them cleaned, and flow tested, not likely to need replacing, unnecessary cost possibly, not cheap either, coils if not new, plugs if not new, wires if not new, check and...
03-07-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,124
Posted By FunRun8

Nice price on the deal but it doesn't cost $1500...

Nice price on the deal but it doesn't cost $1500 in parts if you only need to do a refresh, about $500 if that, that's why I was suggesting doing it now instead of waiting and requiring a full...
03-07-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,124
Posted By FunRun8

Rough, yes :Eyecrazy: :eek: . Like I said having...

Rough, yes :Eyecrazy: :eek: . Like I said having been in racing for a number of years I just couldn't put that in my car in that shape, so easy to just do a tear down and refresh and not that much...
03-06-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,124
Posted By FunRun8

I plan to do an electric conversion with a couple...

I plan to do an electric conversion with a couple of Rx8's as projects with my boys when they get older in a few years, we'll begin before they get their drivers license and be done by the time they...
03-05-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,124
Posted By FunRun8

Well like I said not a full rebuild, that's what...

Well like I said not a full rebuild, that's what I'm suggesting you avoid by doing it now, but ok it's your engine and your project, and BTW few people have as restrictive a budget as I do, but I...
03-03-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 71,149
Posted By FunRun8

For a starter?? :eek: :suspect: :squint:

For a starter?? :eek: :suspect: :squint:
03-03-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 29,124
Posted By FunRun8

That thing is filthy, did it get flooded...

That thing is filthy, did it get flooded possibly? Check very carefully for flood damage so as to be sure the engine didn't get swamped, yes based on some of the rust and such high up in the engine...
02-29-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,364
Posted By FunRun8

Been trying to get a hold of you via email, PM,...

Been trying to get a hold of you via email, PM, and posts, could you update whether or not you are still selling the crashed car? Actually just noticed the email here and will send you direct.
02-26-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By FunRun8

PM sent, what are your plans? You haven't been...

PM sent, what are your plans? You haven't been back since posting? Interested in buying the car.
02-25-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,377
Posted By FunRun8

Definitely not, they are there to create an air...

Definitely not, they are there to create an air flow vacuum from the air passing underneath the car to extract heat from the engine bay as the air flows over them and relieve lift pressure that gets...
02-24-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,757
Posted By FunRun8

^^That's a quick way, but I didn't like the...

^^That's a quick way, but I didn't like the crushing sound it made when he reinstalled it, something wasn't sitting right and he kind of forced it back into place.
02-24-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,377
Posted By FunRun8

Well if an injector or injectors are failing and...

Well if an injector or injectors are failing and the thin membrane inside which separates the vacuum from the oil sides of the injector is too weak or damaged then they do not have the proper...
02-24-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,473
Posted By FunRun8

Very strange :dunno: :confused: seems something...

Very strange :dunno: :confused: seems something is hanging up the slave cylinder causing it to over-pressure and therefore blowing out the seals still sounds like a clutch issue, but at this...
02-24-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By FunRun8

Bump for continued awareness. Go to the link...

Bump for continued awareness. Go to the link provided to join the petition if you haven't already?
02-24-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,473
Posted By FunRun8

So, any news?

So, any news?
02-23-2016, 01:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 71,149
Posted By FunRun8

Sorry to dredge up an old thread but there is a...

Sorry to dredge up an old thread but there is a black plastic epoxy made by Permatex that works very well for those type of repairs and it is easily located at most parts stores.
02-22-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,360
Posted By FunRun8

Hmm, that could explain a lot, I don't seem to...

Hmm, that could explain a lot, I don't seem to get responses from a lot of people I've messaged or responded to for various reasons? Wonder what's happening?
02-22-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By FunRun8

It starts and runs but you keep saying that as...

It starts and runs but you keep saying that as soon as it gets to idle speed or even just a bit above it for that matter, it stalls out, that's an absolute symptom of an engine that can't breathe, as...
02-22-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By FunRun8

How about one of these? ...

How about one of these?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKlnMwuCZso

But on the thoughts of your car having so much oil leaking out of where? That sounds bad, but not sure how you came to the...
02-20-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,377
Posted By FunRun8

I didn't read anyone talking about the...

I didn't read anyone talking about the possibility of failed oil injectors causing the oil consumption? OP did you check your oil injectors while the engine was out or before you installed the new...
02-19-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By FunRun8

5 posts in 3 minutes when 1 would do? Someone...

5 posts in 3 minutes when 1 would do? Someone trying to their post count up? :suspect:
02-13-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 901
Posted By FunRun8

Well what's with the K&N? Did you do this with it...

Well what's with the K&N? Did you do this with it in or out? Or did you clean it? Possibly it can't breathe? Especially at low RPM's,

Funny about the coils, I was going to mention that just...
02-13-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 906
Posted By FunRun8

They have no way of telling, but I guess with...

They have no way of telling, but I guess with this extended warrantee it requires you to have a record of proof? So that does make it touchy, does that mean you have to have it done in a garage? Or...
02-12-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 906
Posted By FunRun8

Ok well good luck, if it is above board it'd be...

Ok well good luck, if it is above board it'd be worth the piece of mind no doubt and certainly not wishing you anything else, first off hopefully you'll never need it but on second thought maybe a...
02-12-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,473
Posted By FunRun8

Sure sounds like it.. But definitely something is...

Sure sounds like it.. But definitely something is wonky with the clutch at this point I don't think you'd be wasting any time or money in a replacement, especially if it's about due based on mileage...
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