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Old 08-07-2017, 07:28 AM
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BHR ignition setup.
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R Magic exhaust. Love that thing!
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Originally Posted by Charles R. Hill View Post
Soon to be obsolete.
Why? No ignition necessary anymore? ;-)
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Old 08-15-2017, 08:49 AM
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Originally Posted by NotAPreppie View Post
Best mod? Improved the nut behind the wheel.
Already covered in Post 169 ...

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Turbo Protege5
DQ's DD was Pro5 for 12years. Loved that little thing.

best mod: BHR. But it's barely a 'mod'; it just ensures the ignition works the way it should.

Best 'mod' for me I'd have to say is the poly engine & diff mounts. Really tightened up perceived slop in the drivetrain.
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Old 08-28-2017, 05:03 PM
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Gonna have to go with BHR ignition or the AEM cold air intake.
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Single side exhaust, large muffler has been removed.
It is still comfortably loud but sounds profoundly immoral and wicked!
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Child seats. Because all real race cars them. The rest are poseurs.
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Originally Posted by eyeguy View Post
Child seats. Because all real race cars them. The rest are poseurs.
I think you out a word in there somewhere.
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Hey I have a Mazda RX8 4port and I have put all the bolt ons on it Which include

1)Aem Cold Air Intake

2)BORLA Exhaust

3)MEGAN Mid-pipe


5)BHR Ignition Kit

6)NGK Spark plugs

7)RALCO Light weight pulleys

Now my next mods are walbro fuel pump, level10 torque converter, electric water pump, some good lightweight rims and MazdaEdit. The main problem that Iím facing right now is that i canít contact level10. They wonít reply to my email and secondly I live in Pakistan.. so I donít think so if I can call them.. plz someone help me here.. itís my dream to make my car one of the fastest Rx8s.. this was my first car when I turned 18 and now itís been 5 years together.
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Best mod ever for me was Mickey Thompson drag radials, because the car was super slow without them.
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I'd probably have to go with coilovers... can't imaging being stock height anymore
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For but dyno gains 4.77 final drive (S1) followed closely (and surprisingly) by the AP underdrive pulley.
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I see the Exedy flywheel is no lighter than stock
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Right now, I am rocking my AutoExe steering wheel. Recommended to everyone who wants to keep the functionality of the stock steering wheel but have better grip.

Originally Posted by Sydo View Post
I see the Exedy flywheel is no lighter than stock
The flywheel doesn't move translationally. It rotates, so the mass of it doesn't matter as much as the moment of inertia.

The Exedy flywheel may be as heavy as stock in terms of mass, but if it's moving the mass closer to the centre, that will still decrease its moment of inertia and give you the benefits of a 'lighter'(as in less moment of inertia) flywheel. The stock flywheel supposedly has a lot of its mass on the outside edge.

For reference, a theoretical thin ring with mass m and radius r has a moment of inertia of mr^2, while a theoretical thin disk with the same mass and radius only has half of the moment of inertia of the thin ring.

And for daily driving, too 'light' of a flywheel isn't really a good thing. It's really easy to stall and you can lose speed a bit too quickly when shifting and going up a hill.

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putting a stock exhaust and suspension back on it.
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Originally Posted by Imidazole View Post
Whats your favorite? I've driven my 8 for... 24k miles now, and aside from the 'install' of the ScangaugeII, I havent done anything to her at all.

What would you say is your favorite one thing you've done? Maybe I can plan my next step :D
So far Bluetooth 😂 and (for me personally) one tail lights.
because, bought the car like this

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