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12-17-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By rockfish

Starter ordered. I used a helper battery to...

Starter ordered. I used a helper battery to assure that was not the issue. Just not spinning fast. Slower than my old van or CV. May take it in for a proper comp test after I get it going. I don't...
12-17-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By rockfish

Thanks folks. I have found a number of sources...

Thanks folks. I have found a number of sources with a 13 tooth, 2.7kW starter. Dealer is asking 400.... prolly not going to happen. Bosch is 150. More like it.
Would add that the form factor seems...
12-16-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By rockfish

Have not done the starter upgrade. That is my...

Have not done the starter upgrade. That is my next step as the starter is OEM and not an 06+ model (04). Is there a way to assure one purchases an 06+ model starter?
12-16-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By rockfish

Rotor Placement?

When rebuilding, is it possible to place the rotors upside down? That is to say should the front rotor go in with the apex to the top or should it go in with the apex to the bottom. It goes without...
07-21-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

Fixed the idle problem. I had the injectors...

Fixed the idle problem. I had the injectors misconnected. Tan tape looked yellow. Chased out the actual wires and made corrections. Purrs like a wildcat. :rock:

The CEL 2259, 0410 is still on....
07-21-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,548
Posted By rockfish

Chased out the injector wiring... The "tan...

Chased out the injector wiring...
The "tan tape" had faded and appeared yellow.
Looked up the actual wire color code.
Had injector 3 swapped with primary 2.
Works great, lasts a long time!!!!...
07-21-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,548
Posted By rockfish

This sounds very much like what I am...

This sounds very much like what I am experiencing, but cannot find the thread listed above. The whole "improperly positioned injector connectors" hypothesis is intriguing, but what to do about it?...
07-20-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

Taking Loki's advice above in order. ...

Taking Loki's advice above in order.


Moved the new coils to energize the leading plugs. No change. Still have a wee bit of backfire. You are right. She is riching out.
Oil Gauge: Feh. Rather...
07-18-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

Folks, I am running out of rope... and so is my...

Folks, I am running out of rope... and so is my daughter. 2004 RX8. Hunting for idle and stalling at idle. Runs great at speed/RPM. Won't idle either hot or cold. Yesterday I held the throttle around...
07-12-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

Well, I hate the word premature in so many...

Well, I hate the word premature in so many ways...especially in declaring victory. Got her running and up to temp and noticed wisps of steam coming from the radiator area. Found a wee crack and a...
07-12-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

I re the above posting, I had been stomping the...

I re the above posting, I had been stomping the clutch :( Did the brake stomp, saw the oil gauge sweep, and she runs great, except stalling at idle.
06-27-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

Now that you mention it, I better check. What...

Now that you mention it, I better check. What with the clutch problems it is possibe i pumped the clutch.



I do not. I have a guy that does, but if I can't get there that is out.



Brain...
06-27-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

So plans to post photos of the whole process sort...

So plans to post photos of the whole process sort of fell to the side. It's done but have two problems.
Idle: it won't. It hums great at RPM, but stalls if you take your foot off the acc. Tried...
Forum: SE RX-8 Forum
06-04-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,275
Posted By rockfish

Talk to Joey at HRT Performance. He is plugged in...

Talk to Joey at HRT Performance. He is plugged in to the rotary heads in the triangle.
05-30-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

Oil Pan Paint Flake?

Cleaning everything up and notice the inside of the oil pan is flaking up black paint. Also coming off the metal baffle.
What to do?
Scuff off to a reasonable limit?
Strip?
Paint?
Opinions...
05-29-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

NC Day 2-3

Lots of wrenching. This is a beautiful piece of engineering. Challenging, but a pleasure to work.
Who knew there were 2 oil fill caps?...
05-24-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

End of Day 1: 5-24-16

Spent a lot of time getting the car in the air safely. Reckon I need about 18 inches clearance underneath to slide the engine/drivetrain out once lowered onto dolly. Front will have to come up a...
05-24-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,018
Posted By rockfish

Clutch replacement turned engine rebuild

The clutch on my daughters 2004 RX8 has been worsening so that was in my future. The other day she ran hot and now will not start. From what I have read, that is a BadThing (tm). We got it to start...
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