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by qwakers
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1014
Views: 33783

Re: It seemed like a good idea at the time...

okidoke clutch time! y'know, considering that everything is so big on lorry's, its surprising how little room you have to work. so little in fact, that it is genuinely impossible ever over a pit to remove the gearbox from dads horsebox. well, not without some lateral thinking, anyway. i mean look, t...
by qwakers
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: DSC modes
Replies: 22
Views: 512

Re: DSC modes

turns off in motion just fine.
by qwakers
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: DSC modes
Replies: 22
Views: 512

Re: DSC modes

easy way to get fully off is to unplug a abs sensor, will got into fault and no abc tsc or dtc.
by qwakers
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Ryan Rotary Performance
Topic: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Re: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!

To think the original engine builder stated that it doesn’t need mapping and in fact mapping would invalidate the warranty! yea i heard that from a engine builder too..... take a look at the log pictured in the post above. the top graph is the air/fuel ratio. its pig rich everywhere, safe enough, b...
by qwakers
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Ryan Rotary Performance
Topic: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Re: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!

buy a set of silver and have them anodised.
by qwakers
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Selling Parts
Topic: Black R3 breaking - pic update wheels
Replies: 28
Views: 851

Re: Black R3 breaking - pic update wheels

im not 100% sure your right dan, i'm sure i remember someone on here swapped a s1 box into a r3...
by qwakers
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: DSC modes
Replies: 22
Views: 512

Re: DSC modes

interestingly,... if you read the owners manual, it says a short press is off, a long press causes the system think there is a fault with the switch and brings the error light on...
by qwakers
Sun May 31, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1014
Views: 33783

Re: It seemed like a good idea at the time...

iveco eurocargo. same engine, but branded tector not paccar.

its the same engine thats in my lorry, but i get a 6 speed gearbox, and a bigger turbo and a intercooler. and about 70 more hp.
by qwakers
Sun May 31, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1014
Views: 33783

Re: It seemed like a good idea at the time...

nope. ironically, its the same engine and box they replaced it with :D
by qwakers
Sun May 31, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1014
Views: 33783

Re: It seemed like a good idea at the time...

oh, and..


got a phone call from dad. clutch has gone in the horsebox. guy never gets a break!

guess what i'm doing tomorrow.

i will be documenting it and putting it on here. just because its so far out of the realm of normal, and well. you'll see :D
by qwakers
Sun May 31, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Ryan Rotary Performance
Topic: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Re: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!

:chuckle: i love that image :D
by qwakers
Sun May 31, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: It seemed like a good idea at the time...
Replies: 1014
Views: 33783

Re: It seemed like a good idea at the time...

put a set of antirattle clips and shims in the passenger side front caliper, and joy of joys, the major rattle over bumps is gone. decided to change the bolt for the coilover to bottom wishbone bush to a oem one. (fixing a emergency pre JDM bodge from last year) pulled it off the spare subframe whic...
by qwakers
Sun May 31, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Ryan Rotary Performance
Topic: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Re: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!

so this is what mazda edit looks like :D first of all you need to do a dump of your current ecu to a folder on your desktop. open the flash utility. https://i.imgur.com/hjrX08Il.png then click options and select read ecu for epifan software. https://i.imgur.com/hNTdG7Vl.png name it something obvious...
by qwakers
Sun May 31, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Ryan Rotary Performance
Topic: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!
Replies: 11
Views: 598

Re: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!

ps, yes i do have Carl's permission to post the pm's/
by qwakers
Sun May 31, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Ryan Rotary Performance
Topic: my RRP Remote remap review, version2!
Replies: 11
Views: 598

my RRP Remote remap review, version2!

i contacted carl 2 weeks ago today, this is the pm i sent him... how much for a remote map? ive got a laptop, mazdaedit and a tactrix all paired up and working so you dont need to send me your kit. his reply truly surprised me, and certainly not in a bad way! You've had enough bad luck with these ca...
by qwakers
Sat May 30, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Selling Parts
Topic: Black R3 breaking - pic update wheels
Replies: 28
Views: 851

Re: Black R3 breaking

yup, its in the members how to section. i re wrote it to condense it for members.
by qwakers
Sat May 30, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Naturally Aspirated
Topic: DIY tuning/remapping with mazdaEdit and Openport
Replies: 221
Views: 20938

Re: DIY tuning/remapping with mazdaEdit and Openport

timing advance on rotaries is very high risk and gives very little to no benefit.
by qwakers
Sat May 30, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: RR54 Back to a red
Replies: 79
Views: 2482

Re: RR54 Back to a red

qwakers wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 12:05 pm
thats concerning. my rrp and my current haywards engines never ever got oil pressure that low. id look at the oil pump.
chris, my apologies, this post was written in a hurry and having reread it it comes across as very patronising.


didnt mean it buddy :mrgreen:
by qwakers
Sat May 30, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Personal Car Projects and Mods
Topic: RR54 Back to a red
Replies: 79
Views: 2482

Re: RR54 Back to a red

thats concerning. my rrp and my current haywards engines never ever got oil pressure that low. id look at the oil pump.
by qwakers
Thu May 28, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Importing parts from the US
Replies: 25
Views: 472

Re: Importing parts from the US

its just the first one i found on google, there will be a uk one knocking about.
by qwakers
Wed May 27, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Alternative performance direct fit coils?
Replies: 32
Views: 953

Re: Alternative performance direct fit coils?

nope.

but..

rrps are cheaper and work just as well if not better

https://www.ryanrotaryperformance.com/s ... -compliant
by qwakers
Wed May 27, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Any idea on How to Clean this Mess Up ?
Replies: 15
Views: 432

Re: Any idea on How to Clean this Mess Up ?

wd40 or white spirit.

or thinners

or acetone

basically start with the harmless stuff and work your way up.

tar removed should do it, to be fair,
by qwakers
Tue May 26, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Rx8 as a third car?
Replies: 23
Views: 608

Re: Rx8 as a third car?

Thanks everyone! Glad to see my idea isn’t uncommon lol. I’ve heard stuff like running costs like low mpg, high tax ect is what drives price down cause a lot of people can’t afford it but that works in our favour I suppose because can buy a hell of a car for very cheap. What’s the current rate for ...
by qwakers
Mon May 25, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: RX-8 Discussion
Topic: Help me put my air filter housing back together?
Replies: 7
Views: 204

Re: Help me put my air filter housing back together?

see, told ya someone would be along with a more coherent answer. :D

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