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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: DIY RX8 Engine Rebuild (pic heavy)

    Well this is sort of a carry thread from the rx8 owners club so if you want to read though all 10 (and counting) pages then check this link out Click...

    Posted By hadlowj
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    renesis rebuild, rotary rebuild, rx8 rebuild, wankel rebuild
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    04-23-2017 12:04 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: DIY: MAF \ IAT sensor cleaning

    Here we go, as promised! It's still sunday so i'm in time! :sweatdrop: The MAF \ Iat sensors are 2 very important piece of electronics that work...

    Posted By bse
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    04-17-2016 07:55 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Headlight Levelling Sensors on Mazda RX8.

    Hello this is my 1st official post here. Just thought I'd share one bit of fault fixing I did over a year ago now. I had a fault light flash up...

    Posted By Smudge
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    06-24-2013 08:34 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Maintenance schedule?

    Hello guys, i'm opening this thread to discuss with you what the right maintenance is for our cars. Mazda Europe (i know about italy and some...

    Posted By bse
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    04-25-2013 06:06 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Mighty Premix Oils list

    Here's a list of the products i have tried with a bunch of both personal and manufacturer informations. The test mule is a 13000rpms screaming...

    Posted By bse
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    13b premix, compression loss, rx7 premix, rx8 premix, wankel premix
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    02-14-2013 10:12 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: DIY: Stock airbox modification

    First small DIY of the day... an well known mod in the us to let your car breathe (in theory) a bit more while keeping the stock airbox in place:...

    Posted By bse
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    01-23-2013 06:03 AM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to Repair your Fiberglass bumper when some Stronzo drives in to it!!!

    Well somone hit my car the other night and left some nice work for me to do. here is the damage i was greated by in the morning. ...

    Posted By Arnie_O
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    bumper repair, fiberglass, fiberglass repair, rx8 bumper
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    02-11-2012 05:46 PM Go to last post
  8. Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: Online RX8 Browsable Manual - All Languages

    Online RX8 Browsable Manual - All Languages Enjoy! :cool:

    Posted By Heretic
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    08-24-2010 09:26 AM Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Fast de flooding method for the rx8

    ok, so had my first flood last weekend due to a flat battery, i used the procedures mazda recommend, no luck. was getting worried that it was guna...

    Posted By leeroysw20
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    02-26-2010 05:34 PM Go to last post
  10. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Wankel Websites

    I'm sure everyone is expert here but a bit of knowledge, academic knowledge could be helpful and fun as well :) Please post your comments and if...

    Posted By Heretic
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    02-07-2010 11:21 AM Go to last post
  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: DIY: Starter Removal/Installation

    First off, I didn't write this up. I got it from another forum and the author (Vyndictive) kindly gave me permission to copy and paste it here::: ...

    Posted By EinHeisserSchrei
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    01-25-2010 01:53 PM Go to last post
  1. Avoid scratching metal parts: diy aluminium vise jaws

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlmMP1kpdDY It's easy.

    Posted By bse
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    07-04-2017 12:37 PM Go to last post
  2. RX8 Compression Calculator for Android

    Hey guys. Just to let you know, if anyone is interested, I've created a simple utility for Android for Renesis compression adjustment (based on...

    Posted By virusakos
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    07-03-2017 07:32 AM Go to last post
  3. Fuel tank retaining ring spinning.

    Hi guys Just wondering if any of you have had issues with replacing fuel pump etc that when you tighten the white locking ring back up have you ever...

    Posted By bungy20dvs
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    11-27-2016 12:27 PM Go to last post
  4. Videoguide: replacing rx8 ignition coils and spark plugs

    Here it is! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RrmiZ8D_eY

    Posted By bse
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    05-06-2016 09:41 PM Go to last post
  5. How to properly use Jack Stands

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STw3evrUoSU Santa brought you a little useless video on how not to become a human sandwich :)

    Posted By bse
    jack stands rx8
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    01-01-2016 04:40 PM Go to last post
  6. RX 8 idle problem

    Hi guys, hope you are doing well and keeping it rotay! Anyway, quick question, I recently rebuilt another renesis with all new parts. The problem I'm...

    Posted By ATOMIC
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    06-16-2015 06:41 PM Go to last post
  7. Coolant Coolant

    http://www.evanscoolants.co.uk/power...ance-cars.html Anyone got experience with this? Since I am installing the ReMedy waterpump soon, I'll be...

    Posted By Knet
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    05-29-2014 10:06 AM Go to last post
  8. ect sensor

    Hi every one ,I am going to change the ect sensor on my 2005 plate192engine been told it is near the manifold as yet cannot see it also any one used...

    Posted By snafu1900
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    09-08-2013 08:01 AM Go to last post
  9. How to: K&N Filter cleaning

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZGCd9w-Cu0 Let us know if you like it :)

    Posted By bse
    air filter cleaning, k&n filter cleaning
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    07-17-2013 12:04 AM Go to last post
  10. What to look for when purchasing a used rx8

    Here's a long overdue thread on an often overlooked topic that ends up costing new owners a lot of money. First things first. Don't be fooled by...

    Posted By bse
    checks, inspection, used rx8
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    06-18-2013 01:08 PM Go to last post
  11. DIY: (FREE) Oil Cooler Mod

    Since I've spent so many hours learning from this and other rotary forums, I figure it's time I gave something back instead of take knowledge from...

    Posted By Poacherinthezoo
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    06-17-2013 11:37 AM Go to last post
  12. exhaust rattle/buzz

    Ok im at my white end now I have a rattle slash buzz coming from my exhaust I have a full stainless setup header to catback I get a small rattle with...

    Posted By shifty
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    06-16-2013 07:34 PM Go to last post
  13. How to get the most reliability out of the RENESIS

    I recently purchased a 2009 RX8 R3 with 24,5XX miles on it. I've had the car for 4ish months now, and I just rolled over the 30,000 mile mark today....

    Posted By Poacherinthezoo
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    05-04-2013 04:00 PM Go to last post
  14. Power steering died now lost acceleration power

    Ok getting a little frustrated ive been have issues for a while now in terms of a rattle, idle wise there is a slight rattle which ive been told is...

    Posted By shifty
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    04-26-2013 03:42 PM Go to last post
  15. SeaFoam Cleaning RX-8

    nice clip :D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdIGJbUJdv0&feature=g-vrec

    Posted By StreetracerHCI
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    03-19-2013 01:30 PM Go to last post
  16. CLP gun cleaner/lubricant on carboned valves

    Has anyone tried it, the idea came to me since I have a bunch of gunked up parts in my garage at the moment and a bottle of CLP as well. It works...

    Posted By xxskyyxx
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    02-25-2013 08:08 AM Go to last post
  17. Want your opinions ? (custom cai)

    I want to make a custom cai like aem & mazdaspeed i live in istanbul and when i bought an aem intake it comes Turkiye for 600 $. I searched pipe...

    Posted By ThUnderberk
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    • Replies: 14
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    08-24-2012 03:00 PM Go to last post
  18. RX8 Towbar

    Fitted a towbar recently to my RX8 for carrying my bicycle. This isn't a comprehensive fitting guide but it should come in useful for anyone looking...

    Posted By muckwarrior
    bicycle carrier, rx8, towbar
    • Replies: 6
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    07-29-2012 05:45 PM Go to last post
  19. Causes for engine damage

    Hello, I'm from Germany and own a red RX8, small engine with 192hp. Since a few months i'm wondering why almost all motors with compressoin ...

    Posted By ReXX
    • Replies: 5
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    07-20-2012 04:37 PM Go to last post
  20. Engine destruction caused by bearing failure.

    This is copied over from the rx8OC so the names might not make sense but still this is what I found on my latest teardown :(. BTW engine had 53K on...

    Posted By hadlowj
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    • Replies: 14
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    05-21-2012 03:36 AM Go to last post

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