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Forum: Build Threads
06-01-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,699
Posted By cone_crushr

Thanks for sharing your creativity hIGGI, it's...

Thanks for sharing your creativity hIGGI, it's interesting to see what's possible with some skill & determination.
Forum: Build Threads
05-29-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,699
Posted By cone_crushr

Wow, you find a RX8 diff lying on the roadside...

Wow, you find a RX8 diff lying on the roadside and nothing gets in your way. Not sure that front diff mount is an improvement over stock, but it can't be much worse. At least its accessible.
Are you...
04-10-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By cone_crushr

Only other thing I can think of: still using the...

Only other thing I can think of: still using the rear sway bar?
04-10-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By cone_crushr

While a few things could be the cause, it would...

While a few things could be the cause, it would be best to identify the exact location for the clunk. Also not sure what you mean by solid front diff mount - Parts by Max welded mount?

1) subframe...
03-25-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By cone_crushr

S5 TII and FD rotors and housings are...

S5 TII and FD rotors and housings are functionally identical and completely interchangeable noting the water port you highlighted. Only difference you didn't mention is the apex seal surface...
02-27-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,269
Posted By cone_crushr

Run Away Quickly

I second Petes assessment.
01-06-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,985
Posted By cone_crushr

In my search for a low-flex drivetrain in my TII,...

In my search for a low-flex drivetrain in my TII, I've used trial and error to run:
1) Mazdacomp in tranny, front and rear diff.
2) Mazcomp tranny, Mazcomp front, Delrin rear diff, and subframe....
12-18-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,985
Posted By cone_crushr

Sigh. Doesn't anyone drive their car in anger...

Sigh. Doesn't anyone drive their car in anger anymore? :dunno:
Maybe I need to setup a group-buy on cupholders?
Admittedly, driving FC hard = FC on jack stands
12-17-18, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,985
Posted By cone_crushr

The achilles heel of an FC is

the horrendous front diff mount (FDM). While plenty of posts describe issues such as torn rubber bush and the dreaded wheel hop, it took me way too long to finally throw in the town and realize that...
Forum: Race Car Tech
09-03-18, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By cone_crushr

Is it possible that you have an air-pocket...

Is it possible that you have an air-pocket (bubble) in the surge tank? Presumably you're detecting starvation with a fuel pressure gage. Do you have a fuel temp gage also?
08-04-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By cone_crushr

Not sure if the results are conclusive, but I...

Not sure if the results are conclusive, but I just weighed a S5 counterweight (J-spec) @ 1831g.
08-01-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,711
Posted By cone_crushr

iSeems like a good bet that this iron has been...

iSeems like a good bet that this iron has been lapped previously, removing the nitrude layer. Curious, if you know how many miles on that rebuild?
Forum: Build Threads
05-12-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,699
Posted By cone_crushr

Incredible - looks like the FC/D is ready to...

Incredible - looks like the FC/D is ready to roll. What ECU & boost control system are you using?
I now see many steel underhood brackets have been zinc plated as well.
Forum: Build Threads
05-11-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,699
Posted By cone_crushr

All your mods typically have good rationale and...

All your mods typically have good rationale and I'm sure these are no different, but a couple choices appear odd.
Dash: Why not just pull connector pins and reinstall into USDM connector? (or vice...
03-19-18, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By cone_crushr

Cool, hope it's running well. Most FC's need some...

Cool, hope it's running well. Most FC's need some TLC to run at their best. Lot to learn, fortunately you've found the right place for good experienced RX7 owners.
SoCal's a big place - what city...
03-19-18, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By cone_crushr

Are these values for the front or rear rotor?

Are these values for the front or rear rotor?
03-17-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By cone_crushr

Unless the engine is leaking compression, in...

Unless the engine is leaking compression, in which case your statement is completely false...
03-16-18, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By cone_crushr

While very likely your turbine is too small,...

While very likely your turbine is too small, there is another possibility to explain your symptoms. What are your hot compression numbers?
Forum: Build Threads
03-14-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,699
Posted By cone_crushr

Super resourceful build as usual hIGGI. Congrats...

Super resourceful build as usual hIGGI. Congrats on achieving a running 13BREW.
Wow, even kept the FC ABS system - that's dedication.
03-10-18, 12:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By cone_crushr

FYI, I opened my CPU and found that all my...

FYI, I opened my CPU and found that all my 16V/10uf capacitors were spewing electrolyte. Desoldered the four from PCB and new ones will hopefully be soldered-in next week. I never would have figured...
03-04-18, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By cone_crushr

Coincidentally, recently my seatbelt flasher and...

Coincidentally, recently my seatbelt flasher and security lights started flashing constantly. If my lap belt is not latched, then the warning/reminder bell will ring, but if the belt is latched, then...
02-26-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By cone_crushr

Ready for rr iron extraction

OK, I'm ready to remove the rear iron. Here are some pics of my approach for holding the stack together. Two strips of Garolite at the oil pan flange and a chain from the front iron to rear rotor...
Forum: Build Threads
01-02-18, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 1,812,171
Posted By cone_crushr

Awesome sauce. Good to see you focusing on...

Awesome sauce. Good to see you focusing on 4-rotor fab again. This center iron project deserves it's own thread.
That's what shims are for.

And the oil sealing design the on the bearing feed...
12-28-17, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By cone_crushr

Shit, you're right on both counts BLUE.

Shit, you're right on both counts BLUE.
12-27-17, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By cone_crushr

I appreciate the comments. Here are my thoughts: ...

I appreciate the comments. Here are my thoughts:


Why's that? (I'd really rather not)


That's the plan, the devil's in the details. I'll figure it out once I pull the engine.


Agreed,...
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