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04-04-15, 03:03 PM
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Posted By AbortRetryFail

You could always gut the air pump. If you...

You could always gut the air pump.

If you remove the vanes, seals, springs, etc, you're left with a couple of bearings, and a rotor that spins freely on them. Sure it's still excess rotating mass,...
03-25-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By AbortRetryFail

N326-13-363B <-- This is the part you want, but...

N326-13-363B <-- This is the part you want, but they're kind of pricey for a stupid rubber mount.
86-92 Rx7 Fuel Filter Mount (N236-13-363)...
03-11-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By AbortRetryFail

Won't HC be too high because there's not enough...

Won't HC be too high because there's not enough air for it to react?

You could probably get away with just a long rubber hose with a check-valve in it for a temporary fix if you lost the original...
02-25-15, 11:04 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 51,013
Posted By AbortRetryFail

My car's not turbo. (Crazy, I know.) Right now...

My car's not turbo. (Crazy, I know.) Right now it's got an rtek 2.0, which is fine for adjusting fuel/timing but i'd like to put some of these now-unused emissions solenoid outputs to better use (aux...
02-23-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 51,013
Posted By AbortRetryFail

Any love for the S4 NA yet? I'm not afraid to do...

Any love for the S4 NA yet? I'm not afraid to do some surface mount soldering. :)
02-10-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 871
Posted By AbortRetryFail

You can keep them without all the emissions...

You can keep them without all the emissions nonsense, but you can't run them off exhaust back-pressure if the cat's gone.
I've got mine on my S4 hooked up to an air pump from a ford truck like...
02-06-15, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By AbortRetryFail

Don't you have a S4 RTEK 2.0 somewhere dude? That...

Don't you have a S4 RTEK 2.0 somewhere dude? That would be a better idea than a FCD or some piggyback nonsense.
Let me know if you need a hand getting a Palm PDA up and running to tune it.

:)
02-01-15, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By AbortRetryFail

Yeah some kind of control mechanism is sort of a...

Yeah some kind of control mechanism is sort of a given. You could always do it on the cheap with an RPM switch. :)

On the RX8, the secondary shutter valve (SSV) is controlled by a vac actuator and...
01-23-15, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By AbortRetryFail

Couldn't you do it with the existing valves?...

Couldn't you do it with the existing valves? There's already two sets of butterflies on the throttle body for the secondary runners. In stock form, the front set is held mostly closed by vacuum. A...
01-23-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,681
Posted By AbortRetryFail

S4's are goofy. There's two types of coolant...

S4's are goofy. There's two types of coolant level sensor, one that's just a plastic bolt with a metal tip that contacts the coolant and one that's a brass bolt with an elbow-bend hose nipple like...
01-21-15, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,671
Posted By AbortRetryFail

The fun part is they sometimes continuity test...

The fun part is they sometimes continuity test just fine. It's only once you try to pull a dozen amps through it that it flakes out. The first time this happened on mine it had me scratching my head...
01-15-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,671
Posted By AbortRetryFail

I've fixed 3 so far that have all failed the same...

I've fixed 3 so far that have all failed the same way. The trace on the PCB can't handle the current. Bypass that with a wire from the actual switch to the plug and you're good to go. No splicing or...
12-18-14, 04:42 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 51,013
Posted By AbortRetryFail

From what I understand it's an emissions thing....

From what I understand it's an emissions thing. For the catalytic converter to work it has to have a certain ratio of unburnt fuel, oxygen, etc. If you run leaner, you get more NOx and less HCs, and...
12-18-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,407
Posted By AbortRetryFail

Getting rusted to hell exhaust parts off is a...

Getting rusted to hell exhaust parts off is a bitch, but your engine will love you for it's new "high-flow cat" ;) (Mine has a RB presilencer)



This is why I wish my mom hadn't trashed mine. :(
09-08-14, 06:45 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 51,013
Posted By AbortRetryFail

Actually, yes. The two chips I have are...

Actually, yes.

The two chips I have are marked 079753-0275 and 079753-0285
09-08-14, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By AbortRetryFail

The lumbar seat pumps aren't really designed to...

The lumbar seat pumps aren't really designed to run continuously in a hot, dusty engine bay either. I've had one on my 6PI for several years and I'm on my second one.
09-08-14, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By AbortRetryFail

Where'd you get the door lock actuator?

Where'd you get the door lock actuator?
09-08-14, 06:49 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 51,013
Posted By AbortRetryFail

I've still got the stock roms from my S4 NA...

I've still got the stock roms from my S4 NA (N326) Pre-Rtek install. Would those be of any use to you?
09-01-14, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By AbortRetryFail

If you're handy with a soldering iron and a...

If you're handy with a soldering iron and a multimeter, bypass the burnt out trace on the circuit board with a bit of wire. The plug and harness can handle the amps, it's the board that can't.
08-28-14, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By AbortRetryFail

Depending on the rubber, the oil may be much...

Depending on the rubber, the oil may be much worse. Ever had a heater hose fail from oil spillage off the oil filter?
08-26-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By AbortRetryFail

You don't need to replace the whole pulley. Just...

You don't need to replace the whole pulley. Just change the bearing out. I used one of these for my A/C idler: 6203-2RS Bearing 17x40x12 Sealed Ball Bearings:17mm...
Forum: Rtek Forum
08-26-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By AbortRetryFail

You need to install Palm Desktop and connect it...

You need to install Palm Desktop and connect it via a HotSync cable.
08-19-14, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,213
Posted By AbortRetryFail

You can totally hold the clutch pedal down with a...

You can totally hold the clutch pedal down with a steering wheel Club and do it solo.
08-12-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By AbortRetryFail

Test the diodes in your warning light cluster....

Test the diodes in your warning light cluster. Most digital multimeters have a diode test mode, sometimes it's built-in to the continuity test. A good diode will conduct one way but not the other.
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08-01-14, 03:33 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 51,013
Posted By AbortRetryFail

I've got a spare S4 N/A ECU and a daily driver...

I've got a spare S4 N/A ECU and a daily driver car I could possibly test this on. :)

Did you ever post any of this someplace public like Google Code or Github? I wanted to build a desktop PC...
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