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03-16-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,747
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

LOL don't forget you and I drive a Mazda so we're...

LOL don't forget you and I drive a Mazda so we're nobody to be talking about bargain basement brands
03-12-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,747
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

On the BRZ/FRS...that was specific to dealerships...

On the BRZ/FRS...that was specific to dealerships though. Plenty of dealerships markup cars everywhere all the time.

In this case though the price of the vehicle itself was actually raised by...
03-12-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,303
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

My engine was replaced while it was still covered...

My engine was replaced while it was still covered by that extended 100,000 mile warranty at around 73k miles or so. Haven't had any problems with the replacement engine. Just with everything else.
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03-12-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,747
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

In my quest to replace my 8 and move onto a brand...

In my quest to replace my 8 and move onto a brand new car after spending a decade in the RX-8 world, I shopped the Stingray.

It is an awesome car. I would take one in a heartbeat.

Problem is...
02-27-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

True, but you also have to factor in peace of...

True, but you also have to factor in peace of mind (which I no longer have with my 8 since every 3-4 months something else is going wrong or has to be replaced) and the forgone opportunity to own...
02-23-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

So a window regulator was the last straw for you...

So a window regulator was the last straw for you eh? I had to replace the window regulators on both driver and passenger side in the past 3 years. I guess you must have spent much more on other...
02-19-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,975
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

You guys need to grow a pair if you're trying to...

You guys need to grow a pair if you're trying to frown upon his little empty road WOT video. Hell a few months after I first got the 8 back in 2003, I drove down a street with both rear doors wide...
02-19-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,669
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

I thought I was going to be a "forever" owner...

I thought I was going to be a "forever" owner too. But reality is finally starting to rear its ugly head. My 8 is worth 3 grand now...maybe 4 tops if I found some diehard high school kid who was...
02-19-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,590
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

My current 8 was also built in 2003...July 03 in...

My current 8 was also built in 2003...July 03 in fact, even though I swapped into it in 2005 from the original automatic 8 I bought in the summer of 03.

It's still running strong to this day...
02-19-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,432
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

It's hard going from a car that is as uncommon...

It's hard going from a car that is as uncommon these days as an RX-8 -- into a friggin bimmer. They are everywhere.

But I think I am going to be doing the same. If you include both 8s that I...
01-02-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

In a few months my current RX-8 will hit 8 years...

In a few months my current RX-8 will hit 8 years old...it's an 04 and it'll be at almost 100k miles.

All my paint failed on the roof too, as well as on the trunk and hood, and I decided to...
09-01-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,385
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Sorry to hear about your downgrade to the BRZ. On...

Sorry to hear about your downgrade to the BRZ. On the other hand, at least you'll be getting better MPG.

If I *HAD* to get rid of my 8 and get a sports car in the 30K range, would have gone with...
09-01-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,814
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Not even close to looking like the concept. ...

Not even close to looking like the concept.
Ugly and bland.

http://cdn3.worldcarfans.co/2011/10/25/medium/63593736215437071.jpg
01-01-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Oh man $500 for a tranny in good condition...too...

Oh man $500 for a tranny in good condition...too bad I'm not in Cali I'd jump at that price
12-28-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 40,013
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

I don't think you were a member back in the days...

I don't think you were a member back in the days when there were all these notorious threads complaining about Mazda's incorrectly advertised bhp and whp figures...but if I remember correctly, the...
12-27-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 40,013
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Dunno why but I feel like this is a much more...

Dunno why but I feel like this is a much more stable way to get decent horsepower improvements without killing off much engine life than F/I. A mild port that is. Just a hunch
12-26-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 40,013
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

I figured one of you already knew the details and...

I figured one of you already knew the details and that he'd already been bombarded with messages about this before so I didn't want to bother... but I guess not
12-25-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 40,013
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Ok so how much is BDC charging for a mild port?

Ok so how much is BDC charging for a mild port?
10-22-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,409
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Well what they actually performed was induction...

Well what they actually performed was induction service and an injector flush to clean out the supposed carbon build up over the past year. I just called it throttle body service for short but guess...
10-21-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,409
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Mazda should give free throttle body service to all owners

I'm on my second engine right now, and was told that the carbon build up looked pretty bad already, with only about 10,000 miles on this engine. This is pretty ridiculous to me, and I had to get the...
10-21-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,052
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Tyler...just wanted to let you know that I got a...

Tyler...just wanted to let you know that I got a clutch pedal replaced from them early last year during the recall period, and this year the NEW one they put in for free failed me...so they had to...
06-26-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Tire prices for new tires as of right now are...

Tire prices for new tires as of right now are ridiculous. They are inflated as hell since they went up with crude oil while it was $110 a barrel or something up there. But now that crude is finally...
06-23-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Not sure how long you want your next set of tires...

Not sure how long you want your next set of tires to last you, but I found a set of brand new Kumho Ecsta XS 225/45/R18 on eBay for about $500 shipped from a reputable tire warehouse in Georgia.
...
05-26-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,667
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

What wore out? This is just off the top of my...

What wore out? This is just off the top of my head...I'm sure there's more...

Well...let me start with what is painfully obvious to everyone.....THE ENGINE.

Ok good, now that we got that part...
05-24-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 247,807
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Damn...so I've got to go find the spare key in...

Damn...so I've got to go find the spare key in order to do this. Oh well..thanks
05-24-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 247,807
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Hey I've got a question about programming the new...

Hey I've got a question about programming the new key (not the remote) and I read through every page on this thread and noticed this was never asked after 7 years which is surprising.

I've got two...
05-24-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 610
Views: 247,807
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

My final 04 remote went bad last week (that was...

My final 04 remote went bad last week (that was my third one)..and replacing the battery didn't fix it.. so I finally broke down and bought one of these coveted flip key remotes after 8 years of...
03-08-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,316
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

This is yet another reason why rotaries won't be...

This is yet another reason why rotaries won't be coming back.
03-08-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Most likely the only warranty you've got left on...

Most likely the only warranty you've got left on your used 04 is the 100,000 mile engine warranty. And the rough idle is most likely the spark plugs and coils. You probably need to replace them.
02-23-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 185,422
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

After removing water from both tail lights I...

After removing water from both tail lights I applied a thin layer of dum-dum sealant in a circular fashion around the gaskets and then put the tails back on the car. I did that early last year. They...
02-10-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,731
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Congrats...but now you don't own an 8 anymore

Congrats...but now you don't own an 8 anymore
02-07-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Charge restocking fees

Charge restocking fees
02-07-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

MI Nice I'll try them out...but I don't understand...

Nice I'll try them out...but I don't understand why more vendors can't offer that.



If you buy a burger at McDonalds and you think it tastes like shit and take it back up to the manager, you...
02-07-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Testing out tires before buying?

I don't understand why this industry never lets people try parts out (like tires, which make a huge difference in the performance of this car) before they blow their money and end up unhappy with the...
02-02-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 28,857
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

This is not surprising. Piss poor fuel efficiency...

This is not surprising. Piss poor fuel efficiency with underperforming engines that rarely make it to 100,000 miles without losing compression does not translate into sales.
:tear:
01-21-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,258
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

I am thinking of turning mine into a brakelight...

I am thinking of turning mine into a brakelight and replacing the

https://www.rx8club.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=123458&d=1215961577

I have down there and with a standard license plate...
01-21-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,161
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Get them from Auto Zone/Advanced Auto...$80 + tax

Get them from Auto Zone/Advanced Auto...$80 + tax
12-26-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,276
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

How many miles/years was the kit was used for

How many miles/years was the kit was used for
12-26-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 643
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

+1 Worst case scenario you blow a hundred...

+1

Worst case scenario you blow a hundred bucks...
12-23-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 166,593
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

800-222-5500

800-222-5500
12-23-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 166,593
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Yes it was for the entire amount...even the $100...

Yes it was for the entire amount...even the $100 inspection charge I incurred since I was out of warranty when mine snapped off.
12-21-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 166,593
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Christmas has come early fellas!! Got home from...

Christmas has come early fellas!! Got home from work and the check was in the mail baby. Sweeeet
12-21-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

PMed

PMed
12-21-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 166,593
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Gave Mazda a call and was told they've processed...

Gave Mazda a call and was told they've processed my claim, and that I should be getting my check either this week or next week. I submitted my claim about a week after they sent out the notice. You...
12-19-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 166,593
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Shit...two weeks? I mailed mine...didn't realize...

Shit...two weeks? I mailed mine...didn't realize there was a fax option, and I clearly remember it saying "allow 6 - 8 weeks to process" so I'm surprised your got yours that quick.
12-19-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 166,593
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

Has anyone received reimbursement from Mazda on...

Has anyone received reimbursement from Mazda on this yet?

It's been about 2 months now since I've sent it my receipts and service bill for replacing the clutch pedal and I'm hoping to see a check...
11-23-2010, 12:54 PM
11-15-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

front & rear OEM pads $131 shipped (US only)

front & rear OEM pads $131 shipped (US only)
11-15-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 271,949
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

My replacement came in within a week, brought the...

My replacement came in within a week, brought the car in on a Monday afternoon and had it back by Wednesday. This was last month
11-09-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 19,059
Posted By JeRKy 8 Owner

I don't know the total number of members on this...

I don't know the total number of members on this site who ended up needing to get their 3rd and 4th engines, but the service advisors I spoke to at a couple dealerships down here have told me that...
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