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Forum: General Tech
07-30-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By wsoape281

the hubs are generic, IIRC. the lower control...

the hubs are generic, IIRC. the lower control arms have the sensors (generic part also) and you just drop the sensors for non abs and keep them for abs.
Forum: Mazda Tribute
07-30-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,024
Posted By wsoape281

if it is going through fuel pumps at that rate,...

if it is going through fuel pumps at that rate, it is the regulator for sure.
Forum: Mazda Protege
07-27-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,103
Posted By wsoape281

the engine is the same as all of the FS motors by...

the engine is the same as all of the FS motors by mazda. the tuning is the only difference. that means that you can get a motor from any protege, as long as it's a 2.0 dohc.
Forum: Mazda RX-8
07-23-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By wsoape281

most of their wheels are made by enkei. some of...

most of their wheels are made by enkei. some of their wheels are made by enkei's counterpart, racinghart. some older wheels are made by ray's and bbs.
Forum: Mazda Protege
07-23-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,448
Posted By wsoape281

go to crutchfield.com and look up your exact...

go to crutchfield.com and look up your exact model. they will send you any adapter that you may need for a small fee. that is, of course, if you feel like installing it yourself. it's an easy job,...
Forum: Mazda6
07-23-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By wsoape281

the handful of people who actually got speed6's...

the handful of people who actually got speed6's took care of them. i know of an 06 in my area that is still below 25k miles. the production was limited below that of the speed3's due to the low...
Forum: Mazda RX-7
07-17-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,705
Posted By wsoape281

sounds like a fuel issue to me. i would see where...

sounds like a fuel issue to me. i would see where you stand after the cleaning. most of the problems that you get with electronics on the old rotaries will show themselves at idle.
Forum: General Tech
07-12-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,699
Posted By wsoape281

the ray's ms-01's are the most sought after and...

the ray's ms-01's are the most sought after and they go for between $800 and $1500 with all of the center caps and the original gold paint intact. average price tends to float around $1100.

ray's...
Forum: Mazda3
07-10-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,613
Posted By wsoape281

one thing that i always like to point out is...

one thing that i always like to point out is muscle cars. why do you think that they are rare?? they were just cars back in the day. people modified them, drove them, and generally treated them in...
Forum: Mazda3
07-10-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,613
Posted By wsoape281

it won't lose horsepower. it will, however, cause...

it won't lose horsepower. it will, however, cause you to dump air that is already metered by the system and could cause you to stall, could cause carbon build-up, and could mess up some sensors.
...
Forum: General Tech
07-10-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By wsoape281

the bell-housings are different. go with a turbo...

the bell-housings are different. go with a turbo trans and clutch. you have a 13b, so the mods are minimal.
Forum: Mazda RX-8
07-10-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,253
Posted By wsoape281

$8k would cover it if you are using all used...

$8k would cover it if you are using all used parts and cutting corners. $10k would get you a rebuilt motor, rebuilt trans, all the electronics and wiring, a tune, and the twin to single turbo swap...
Forum: General Tech
07-10-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,591
Posted By wsoape281

i would check the cold idle control systems on...

i would check the cold idle control systems on the car. from the name, it would seem that they only control the idle when cold, but they also control the idle under load. from there, just make...
Forum: General Tech
07-10-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,699
Posted By wsoape281

because of the HPO and the 16 inch size, they are...

because of the HPO and the 16 inch size, they are more than likely ray's mazdaspeeds for the nb miata. i have heard about them, but never seen them.

ray's ms-01's for the FC...
Forum: Mazda3
06-24-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By wsoape281

i'm with stupid, sounds like an...

i'm with stupid, sounds like an actuator/selenoid. i don't have a lot of experience with tiptronic features, but that explanation is characteristic of a mechanical shifting issue. it's probably not...
Forum: Mazda5
06-24-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,945
Posted By wsoape281

i haven't ever seen them anywhere but in the...

i haven't ever seen them anywhere but in the valve cover. they generally either press or screw in. not sure why they would put one in the bottom of the intake manifold, but, as the people here...
Forum: Mazda RX-8
06-24-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,253
Posted By wsoape281

i am surprised that this has been here for a full...

i am surprised that this has been here for a full day and we have yet to get one standard comment of, "with enough money, anything could be done."

to answer your question directly, the bolt...
06-24-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,028
Posted By wsoape281

the problem with that generation is that they are...

the problem with that generation is that they are extremely common. that was the beginning of the first generation of the best selling roadster of all time. there were lots of miatas on the road at...
Forum: Mazda Protege
06-24-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,066
Posted By wsoape281

yes, but you need a new ecu if you are using all...

yes, but you need a new ecu if you are using all of the turbo equipment.
Forum: Mazda RX-7
06-20-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 898
Posted By wsoape281

bac valve, iac valve, vacuum leak, or variable...

bac valve, iac valve, vacuum leak, or variable resistor. any of those are a place to start. other than that, could be a blow, cracked, or stuck apex seal.
Forum: Mazda Protege
06-12-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By wsoape281

i did mine by myself, but a second person would...

i did mine by myself, but a second person would have helped a lot on setting the timing. go ahead and do the water pump, crank seal, and cam seals while you are in there.
Forum: Mazda Protege
06-09-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By wsoape281

you probably won't be able to tell. you need to...

you probably won't be able to tell. you need to pull the motor mount on the front cover, then pull the timing cover on the front of the motor. you are looking for shredding, grooving, and oil. any of...
Forum: Mazda3
06-03-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,994
Posted By wsoape281

one of the mis-informations here is that a higher...

one of the mis-informations here is that a higher compression ratio means higher compression. it doesn't. as tracker said, they all just need to be close to each other. if they are more than 10 psi...
Forum: General Tech
05-28-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,915
Posted By wsoape281

the timing marks should face each other at TDC....

the timing marks should face each other at TDC. they will be level and facing inward. remember that the marks will only line up every 720 degrees, so give the motor a couple of turns after the...
Forum: Mazda3
05-14-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,041
Posted By wsoape281

on the topic of overheating on the highway...

on the topic of overheating on the highway because of the turbo, not possible.

the exchanger on the intercooler system exchanges heat in more than one way. it absorbs heat from the turbo and...
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