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01-20-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Ber1n

Bummer. Thanks.

Bummer. Thanks.
01-20-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Ber1n

Assuming O2 sensor readings are reliable, a lean...

Assuming O2 sensor readings are reliable, a lean mixture indicates there is too much air in the exhaust stream. You may have a vacuum leak somewhere or you may have a problem with fuel delivery.
...
01-20-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Ber1n

S2 and S1 PS Module Compatibility

Am I able to swap an S2 power steering module in an S1 and have it function as intended or are they not compatible?
12-21-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,187
Posted By Ber1n

Would you still happen to have the passenger...

Would you still happen to have the passenger side plastic side marker bracket that is affixed to the body used to support the edges of the bumper?
12-20-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Ber1n

I would compression test it so you can determine...

I would compression test it so you can determine whether or not the engine is toast.
12-20-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By Ber1n

I had a similar issue when I wrecked my ignition...

I had a similar issue when I wrecked my ignition relay. Expensive buggers.
12-20-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 954
Posted By Ber1n

You should double check and make sure everything...

You should double check and make sure everything is connected properly. Put some oil into the intake via the nipples near the intake manifold or by taking the plastic intake section with the throttle...
12-11-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Ber1n

Never had cap off while car was running. Rebuilt...

Never had cap off while car was running. Rebuilt engine, so I am very paranoid and examining things closely.
12-11-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Ber1n

Hum From Oil Filler Neck

Hello everyone,

I am getting a very silent hum from my oil filler neck during idle; when I put my hand over the opening, the noise vanishes and I think I feel a very slight vacuum. I do not know...
12-11-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,394
Posted By Ber1n

I am in a similar situation as you engine wise...

I am in a similar situation as you engine wise and am getting this same noise too when I vary the revs; my noise is coming from behind the dash. It is most likely air in the cooling system, fingers...
12-07-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Ber1n

The smoke seems to be coming from an oil...

The smoke seems to be coming from an oil overfill. There is oil in the intake tube. Car parked on incline, so it thew my oil levels off.
12-05-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Ber1n

I will definitely do that as soon as I get the...

I will definitely do that as soon as I get the exhaust back on. It still smokes, but I'm giving myself the benefit of the doubt because I know I put way too much oil in there in addition to the three...
12-04-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Ber1n

I am able to turn it on cold without adding oil...

I am able to turn it on cold without adding oil and it holds a rough idle now, and it smokes less. Getting better by the minute.

:^)
12-04-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Ber1n

I will look into it. Thanks

I will look into it. Thanks
12-04-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Ber1n

It sometimes dies if I don't keep my foot on the...

It sometimes dies if I don't keep my foot on the the throttle ever so slightly. Other times it runs fine on its own with Rpms at around 1500. I just turned in on a few secs ago. Ran fine with foot on...
12-04-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Ber1n

Rebuilt Engine Start Up

Hello everyone,

I recently rebuilt and reinstalled my engine. According to my piston compression tester (valve removed), both rotors are at about 90PSI. I have started it three times so far, but...
11-28-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Ber1n

Upper Intake Manifold will not line up

Hello everyone,

I am having extraordinary difficulty lining up the upper intake manifold, specifically the plastic section which has the throttle body attached,
so I can screw all of the bolts ...
11-13-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Ber1n

It's just extra insurance. If you don't have a...

It's just extra insurance. If you don't have a wrench that goes up to the 350ft pounds, then a little loctite can't hurt.
11-06-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Ber1n

For it's worth, and it's worth very little, my...

For it's worth, and it's worth very little, my Rx-8 briefly overheated because of belt failure on the freeway. After replacing the belt, I also noticed a very similar but not as loud knocking sound...
11-06-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,178
Posted By Ber1n

E-bay has good prices. Also, there's an Rx-8...

E-bay has good prices. Also, there's an Rx-8 classified group on Facebook. Good stuff gets sold fairly cheap on there many times.
11-06-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Ber1n

I think there are recommended heights listed in...

I think there are recommended heights listed in the manual. I never checked mine since I bought new.
10-10-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Ber1n

I have not began my rebuild. Luckily! I did...

I have not began my rebuild. Luckily!

I did read this manual though: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2B22u_aAChibmhIWWhyRnJodTQ/view

As well as another one on the site posted by a mod.
...
10-10-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,810
Posted By Ber1n

Sounds good. Thanks.

Sounds good. Thanks.
10-09-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Ber1n

Installing inner coolant seal

Hello everyone,

I will begin rebuilding my engine soon. The seal kit I bought includes an inner coolant jacket where the orange material is encased by a transparent plastic-like material. The...
10-09-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,810
Posted By Ber1n

Just curious, do you have an accurate way of...

Just curious, do you have an accurate way of measuring side seal clearances. As far as I understand via the manual, the feeler gauge is to be inserted on both sides of the side seal and corner seal...
10-03-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By Ber1n

If you haven't blown an apex seal, coolant seal,...

If you haven't blown an apex seal, coolant seal, bearing, etc, and the body is in great shape, I think it's more than reasonable to ask for $4,000 as long as you are honest.

If the apex seals are...
10-03-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,667
Posted By Ber1n

Does anyone know how the corner piece of the apex...

Does anyone know how the corner piece of the apex seal behaves once it passes over an area of the housing where chrome flaking is present? Can it catch on the tiny groove created by the chrome...
10-03-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
{WTB} Center Iron
Views: 806
Posted By Ber1n

Center Iron

I'd like to buy a usable center iron. The surfaces should ideally be flat with no
gouges, scrapes, cracks, or damage which will allow combustion gas to leak. There shouldn't be
much rust,...
10-02-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Ber1n

If it's cold and hot start issues, might be...

If it's cold and hot start issues, might be starter. Probably not but there's a chance.

You can do a really sloppy compression test by taking the schrader valve off
a standard comp tester and...
10-01-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 908
Posted By Ber1n

Good Guys Warrior777 and Willard

Bought some stuff from these two forums members.
Everything arrived on time and in described shape
unlike a certain Clinic in Florida which still has my gasket parts:cussing:

Thanks to Willard...
10-01-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Ber1n

If I was doing everything over again, I would buy...

If I was doing everything over again, I would buy a rolling Rx-8 with a bad engine or even a removed engine for 3000 - 4000 dollars. You can get a really nice body for around $3000 last time I...
Forum: NW RX-8 Forum
10-01-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,113
Posted By Ber1n

I would also recommend you look up premixing. ...

I would also recommend you look up premixing.

I used plain Penzoil 10-30w oil and it seemed to work well for me, but I think Idemitsu makes a specific oil for this purpose.

Check oil levels...
09-30-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,333
Posted By Ber1n

If they're charging you $950 for the mounts, I...

If they're charging you $950 for the mounts, I can only imagine the bullsh fee that they'll charge for the labor.
The dealer is a straight up rip off.

Here's a link for mazmart on E-bay: New...
09-27-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By Ber1n

There might be physical damage you haven't...

There might be physical damage you haven't noticed like a piece of debris damaging the starter or oil pan as an example. I would check oil levels. If oil levels are good, try to turn engine by the...
09-26-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,810
Posted By Ber1n

T I will be using this manual here:...

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I will be using this manual here: https://www.rx8club.com/series-ii-technical-trouble-shooting-160/mazda-13b-msp-renesis-engine-workshop-manual-2003-2012-a-245370/

I printed everything out or...
09-26-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,810
Posted By Ber1n

Rx-8 Side Seal and Corner Seal Clearences

Hello everyone,

I will be shaving down my side seals soon. In the Renesis Manual, I can't find any measurements for the gap between the corner seals and side seals.

The manual simply asks to...
09-26-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 113,314
Posted By Ber1n

Forgot to ask you when I got the OMP lines, do...

Forgot to ask you when I got the OMP lines, do you have the little plastic neck that bolts into the bottom of the engine block and moves oil into the oil pan? I'll take pic tomorrow or Tuesday if it...
09-24-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 61,706
Posted By Ber1n

Yes. Car had hot start issues around 81k which is...

Yes. Car had hot start issues around 81k which is when I bought it. It was also salvaged, and long story short was driven a little oil starved as it was making its way between the scene of the...
09-24-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Ber1n

Thanks guys. I did it today without rotors and...

Thanks guys. I did it today without rotors and shaft. Harness, specifically oil and fuel injectors were a pain but everything else was relatively easy.
09-23-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 61,706
Posted By Ber1n

I made it to 121k then apex seal went kaboom.

I made it to 121k then apex seal went kaboom.
09-23-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,668
Posted By Ber1n

If you can find a properly swapped Ls Rx-8 that...

If you can find a properly swapped Ls Rx-8 that might be an option too. It changes the characteristics of the car, but it's something to look into. I myself am probably going to go down that road in...
09-23-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By Ber1n

Mock Rebuild engine without seals

Hello everyone,

I'd like to to reassemble my block and electrical accessories at least three times before I put the expensive seal kit in. If I do not install install rotor seals and water...
09-22-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Ber1n

I think you're right. I'll post more pics later...

I think you're right. I'll post more pics later on in case people are interested.
09-21-2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 88,978
Posted By Ber1n

Did the shop buy the engine or did you? If this...

Did the shop buy the engine or did you? If this shop isn't a rotary specialty shop they may have bought a bad engine even though it allegedly has "20k". If they bought it, I'd take it back and 2)...
09-21-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Ber1n

When I had a bad battery, I turned my key, heard...

When I had a bad battery, I turned my key, heard a click and the dash went black and lost all power.
When I had a bad starter, I turned my key and nothing happened. Dash did not go black and...
09-21-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Ber1n

Pic

Pic
09-21-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Ber1n

Side/ Corner Seals flush against rotor

Hello everyone,

I just dismantled my engine because I had apex seal failure. Long story short, most of my side seals and corner seals, on the rotor which lost the apex seal, are flush against...
09-09-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,482
Posted By Ber1n

I think the fronts have an F stamped on somewhere...

I think the fronts have an F stamped on somewhere and the rears and R. There are cuts on the edges which are a give away too. I'll have my engine open soon (hopefully), and I can look at mine in...
09-07-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 103,711
Posted By Ber1n

Thanks. I'll need the front for sure, and it...

Thanks.

I'll need the front for sure, and it doesn't appear to be in bad shape. If you have a set feeler gauges and an old apex seal that you could use to measure the widths of apex groove at a...
09-07-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 113,314
Posted By Ber1n

How much for OMP lines and hose, assuming you...

How much for OMP lines and hose, assuming you have it, shipped to Vancouver WA, 98683??

Thank
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