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05-09-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,574
Posted By TopGear8

Guys, his car definitely runs, and it looks sweet...

Guys, his car definitely runs, and it looks sweet doing it!

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/964/41284528704_7f9cd33dc8_b.jpg
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-25-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Found this on my BHR Ignition, wire has been...

Found this on my BHR Ignition, wire has been pinched on the engine bracket and worn through down to the copper wire. My guess is this is the issue.
...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-23-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Posted in the technical side with no responses...

Posted in the technical side with no responses yet,

Hey Guys,

I've done some searching and couldn't find an answer. My rx8 died today after driving for about 15 minutes, car had been on a...
01-23-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,446
Posted By TopGear8

RX8 Died while driving and won't start or make any starting noises.

Hey Guys,

I've done some searching and couldn't find an answer. My rx8 died today after driving for about 15 minutes, car had been on a trickle charger for a few hours after not driving it for a...
03-07-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 116,565
Posted By TopGear8

Sold! Sorry Swoope, only thing in 17s I have...

Sold!

Sorry Swoope, only thing in 17s I have is the Volks I currently race on in 17x10s
02-25-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 25,335
Posted By TopGear8

Bump for a good guy! :)

Bump for a good guy! :)
02-23-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116,565
Posted By TopGear8

17X9 +28 Buddy Club QF Wheels. Only 14LBS!!

Selling my STX wheels since I am running DSP now. They are Buddy Club QF in 17x9 +28. Weighing only 14lbs they are the light wheels in that size I have ever seen for that price point. If you have an...
02-18-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 154,105
Posted By TopGear8

Sold.

Sold.
01-17-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 125,769
Posted By TopGear8

Chrome RX8 OEM Wheels With Tires

Hey guys,

I'm selling a set of Chrome RX8 OEM Wheels + BFG KDW's in 235/40/18s. The tires are like new with lots of tread. These wheels are rare and look great on any RX8!

Shipping is not...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
01-02-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

I've got the ARP Extended wheel studs all around...

I've got the ARP Extended wheel studs all around on mine. They work great.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
12-13-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

I was right at 2790 before Nationals this year...

I was right at 2790 before Nationals this year with 1/4 tank of gas. Yes my car is on the heavy side
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-14-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Running while it was cool out my tires didnt pick...

Running while it was cool out my tires didnt pick up nearly as much as they did last year. I took them off the car after Thursday but only really needed to take the power tool to one of the tires to...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-12-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Thanks guys! I am thrilled with finishing 2nd....

Thanks guys! I am thrilled with finishing 2nd. With an actual tune for next year hopefully i'll be able to find some much needed power to help me on the always power happy East course! The car was...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-08-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Tomorrow's course looks pretty fun to me, so i'm...

Tomorrow's course looks pretty fun to me, so i'm gonna go out and have some fun!
09-01-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 134,394
Posted By TopGear8

Any chance you can weigh all of it for me? I'm...

Any chance you can weigh all of it for me? I'm trying to decide if I want to remove all of mine for the national championship race this weekend. But unsure of how much weight it will actually save.
08-31-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 154,105
Posted By TopGear8

Bump! These are still for sale.

Bump! These are still for sale.
08-30-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 23,301
Posted By TopGear8

Do you have the rear window latch? I need both of...

Do you have the rear window latch? I need both of them. It's the plastic piece that pops the window out to vent it. Held in by 3 screws.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
08-25-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

If anyone is in need of tires. I've got 2 sets of...

If anyone is in need of tires. I've got 2 sets of A7's for sale and 1 set of A6's.

275/35/17 A6's from last year. 40 runs. $700
275/35/17 A7's from this year. 60 runs $650
275/35/17 A7's from 1...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-25-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

John i'm also topping out at about 65 in second...

John i'm also topping out at about 65 in second gear. Running a 275/35/17 doesn't help my gearing at the top end.

And i'm not sure my cornering speed would be faster on a 275 vs your 315s.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-24-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Well I haven't made any changes in over a year,...

Well I haven't made any changes in over a year, so it's about time I get to work
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-24-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Thanks guys. One of the worst courses I have...

Thanks guys. One of the worst courses I have driven at a national event in 6 years. Nothing but sharp turns followed by 30-70mph acceleration zone where the cones were so far apart they didn't slow...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-11-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Yeah i'll be at Nats this year. Nothing new to...

Yeah i'll be at Nats this year. Nothing new to the car though.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-06-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Hey guys!

Hey guys!
Forum: RX-8 Racing
09-09-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Thanks Mark! Yesterday's course was more momentum...

Thanks Mark! Yesterday's course was more momentum and Technical so it suited my car. Today was nothing but a power course. Only thing I did new this year was a OSGiken. Recently bought my first house...
03-17-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,542
Posted By TopGear8

I'll be there of course! ...

I'll be there of course!

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8614/16000571382_2b99cfce70_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qnV7qo)IMG_8567 (https://flic.kr/p/qnV7qo) by Mike | Kuhn | Racing...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-17-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,307
Posted By TopGear8

Since I do more autocross than track days I went...

Since I do more autocross than track days I went with the XT910. Takes less heat to get them working right which is what I was looking for.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-17-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,307
Posted By TopGear8

Hey Mark! Yeah I remember your review, that...

Hey Mark!

Yeah I remember your review, that was for the old version though. New one is better! :)

And thanks, running in the rain/oil was no fun when everyone else had dry runs, I was happy...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-17-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,307
Posted By TopGear8

Racing Brake Big Brake Kit Review

I recently upgraded to the new Racing Brake Big Brake Kit and two piece rotors. I was having some issues with my brakes all last season and thought it was finally time for an upgrade, and was I glad...
07-11-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,708
Posted By TopGear8

Bump for a good guy and a good price.

Bump for a good guy and a good price.
07-11-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,070
Posted By TopGear8

Sounds good man let me know!

Sounds good man let me know!
07-11-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 154,105
Posted By TopGear8

These are between 18-19lbs.

These are between 18-19lbs.
07-10-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,070
Posted By TopGear8

Bump!

Bump!
07-10-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 154,105
Posted By TopGear8

Bump!

Bump!
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-08-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

I know and we were planning on it. Just ran into...

I know and we were planning on it. Just ran into a few issues and I'm not going to dyno it until we get them fixed.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-07-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

We haven't dyno'ed it yet this year.

We haven't dyno'ed it yet this year.
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-06-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

When I weighed them here without tires they were...

When I weighed them here without tires they were 16.5.

With the 275 Hoosiers that are 23 lbs on they came out to be 39.5 total with tires.

Rates now are 750 F 600 R. I seem to be getting a bit...
07-05-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,700
Posted By TopGear8

Mike Kuhn Racing's Wheel Collection

Hey guys, just picked up a set of 17x10 +44 Volk CE28RT Black Editions to run at Nationals this year. So I pulled out all my sets and got some shots!
...
07-05-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By TopGear8

Mike Kuhn Racing's Wheel Collection

Moved to Multimedia Section
Forum: RX-8 Racing
07-05-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Recently picked up a new set of 17x10 +44 Volk...

Recently picked up a new set of 17x10 +44 Volk CE28RT Black Editions weighing only 16.5lbs.

Shown here with my collection.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5586/14376834769_5003aa4549_b.jpg...
07-03-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 154,105
Posted By TopGear8

I usually keep the MS bumper on unless I have a...

I usually keep the MS bumper on unless I have a race coming up, and when I race back to back weekends I'll leave the OEM one on.

And thanks for the complement!
07-02-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 154,105
Posted By TopGear8

Do it!

Do it!
07-01-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 154,105
Posted By TopGear8

Bump!

Bump!
06-26-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 154,105
Posted By TopGear8

Advan RS-D 18x9 +25

Selling my 18x9 +25 Advan RS-D that I've had for a couple years. They are in great condition! I will ship at buyer's expense and they come without tires if I am shipping them. If you are local you...
06-26-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,070
Posted By TopGear8

Bump! The tires have been taken off and the...

Bump!

The tires have been taken off and the wheels are for sale now for $1500 And I WILL SHIP at the buyer's expense. The wheels are already in boxes and I can ship out ASAP
04-04-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By TopGear8

^Find me at the Dragon and we can do a run...

^Find me at the Dragon and we can do a run together!
04-04-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By TopGear8

Nothing I can do about the gopro focus. I shoot...

Nothing I can do about the gopro focus. I shoot the photos so if you want to critique them feel free, ass for my out of focus go pro footage, no thanks.

If your talking about how badly the car was...
04-04-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By TopGear8

Thanks Alex, yeah i'm ready for the Dragon!

Thanks Alex, yeah i'm ready for the Dragon!
04-03-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By TopGear8

Watch out for that Train!!

Hey guys! I've been shooting a lot of other cars lately, but I had tonight off so I decided to get the 8 out and shoot it!

I have also recently received sponsorship from Hawk Performance, and they...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
04-01-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Could be too much front rebound, After adding the...

Could be too much front rebound, After adding the stiffer rear sway I upped compression and rebound in the front. I'll take some rebound out and see how that makes the car feel Saturday.

I also...
Forum: RX-8 Racing
03-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 146,320
Posted By TopGear8

Ran down in Altanta yesterday with the Racing...

Ran down in Altanta yesterday with the Racing Beat sway bar back on the rear. The car transitioned better but i'm still getting a little bit of push on corner exit..

Here's the video.

Mike Kuhn...
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