Turbo Rx8

Discuss any information on turbo charging or super charging the RX8.

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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by Cliffo » Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:35 pm

They are still finishing of some other jobs. Probably there own cars hahaha and still waiting for a lambda sensor. Its got switches in now to rotate through the screens on the dash and the boost switch is hooked up to the Haltech. Waiting on lambda and some steel to mill some sorta oil feed contraption. Then dyno. Ohhh and we still talking (arguing) about air con and who gunna pay for it. Anyone know how much it would cost roughly to rerun air-con lines on the right side of the engine or just move them around in general then regas?

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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by Cliffo » Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:35 pm

Got my lambda sensor finally still milling some steel to stop some leaks ... one day hahaha

here is a pic of my damaged bonnet on the car. damage visible on 2nd vent passenger side.. the white bit
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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by brettus » Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:21 am

Cliffo wrote:Image

Wow lotta work went into that air box . Looks good and much better than sucking in hot air. Good job.

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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by Cliffo » Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:25 pm

thanks Brettus took about 1 1/2 days to design fabricate with my mate and 3 hrs to paint lol

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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by Cliffo » Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:06 pm

Car is on dyno ATM can listen to it on Mazfix Facebook page. :)

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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by IVN13B » Wed Nov 06, 2013 7:13 pm

Cliffo wrote:Car is on dyno ATM can listen to it on Mazfix Facebook page. :)
Sounds quality mate, have u got an external wastegate ?

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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by skc » Wed Nov 06, 2013 9:43 pm

Sounds good, hopefully the bugs have been sorted. Look forward to seeing the power output
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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by adrock » Wed Nov 06, 2013 10:36 pm

wrong place to ask but.... skc why is you car less that a second quicker around wakefield after going FI?

Does FI affect balance or something?

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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by skc » Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:11 pm

adrock wrote:wrong place to ask but.... skc why is you car less that a second quicker around wakefield after going FI?

Does FI affect balance or something?
On the day I had two badly flat spotted tyres that hampered handling. This was caused by an unrelated matter that caused sudden failure of the DSC and abs.

Also, the supercharger was only installed a few weeks prior to the event so I was still learning how the car behaved. Usually an event such as the Nats is sufficient to learn track and car behaviour in order to set good lap times. However, my morning sessions was spent trying to trouble shoot the DSC issues. I believe that with good tyres and sufficient practice a lap time of 1:10 or better is possible.
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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by Cliffo » Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:42 pm

Finally got it in the garage
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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by shr3da » Thu Nov 14, 2013 6:49 pm

Wow that's a big jump at 5k rpm
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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by Prime » Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:39 pm

Nice Rohan, got to be happy with that. Between 5500 and 7500rpm seems to be the sweet range. Nige
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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by skc » Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:07 pm

Looks good, so you have added an extra 40hp over the old setup. I am sure the extra hp will be noticable
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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by Cliffo » Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:13 pm

yeah not as long powerband though.. wish i could rev this engine to 10k lol

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Re: Turbo Rx8

Post by skc » Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:23 pm

Looks like no point going past 6000 rpm. I am sure you will get used to the new setup
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