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Old 10-29-2012, 04:07 PM   #11
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Nice! Bought my 22 yr old daughter a used '04 RX-8 last year (6-speed also). We were looking for one with the bright blue color, but couldn't find one with all the right stuff at the time. Ended up getting her a silver one. Had to put a new engine in it recently.
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:57 PM   #12
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^new engine lol. How far did the first one go?
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Old 10-29-2012, 06:09 PM   #13
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probably 12k rpm haha
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Old 10-31-2012, 04:15 AM   #14
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^new engine lol. How far did the first one go?
About 2 miles - after the temp gauge pegged.
Car's at about 110k..........
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:30 AM   #15
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Premium fuel? All my rotaries ran on 87, so the factory manual says 91+? I'm just curious since running efficiently on low octane fuel was one of the things that was touted as an improvement when going from piston to rotary. IIRC, my 83's manual said "89 oct max", but I do remember that it ran best on the crappiest fuel.

If there's not a sticker around the gas cap, and you're not turboed- humor me and check the manual.
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:32 PM   #16
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i love it.
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Premium fuel? All my rotaries ran on 87, so the factory manual says 91+? I'm just curious since running efficiently on low octane fuel was one of the things that was touted as an improvement when going from piston to rotary. IIRC, my 83's manual said "89 oct max", but I do remember that it ran best on the crappiest fuel.

If there's not a sticker around the gas cap, and you're not turboed- humor me and check the manual.
You don't have to, but many people on rx-8 forums say they run best on premium. I could always be wrong though, I'm still learning things every day on the car just like I did when I was new to the focus
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Old 10-31-2012, 05:20 PM   #18
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i remember when i saw this car at the autoshow.. i felll in love with it.. it looked so sleek and fast... till this day still one of my fav mazdas
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my brother has one of these! they are awesome cars. I hope you live near some curvy roads cause that is where it shines. my brothers would just stick to the road like it was glued there when they pulled it off the line!! Great buy you will miss the MPG though. haha
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till this day still one of my fav mazdas
3rd Gen RX7.... they hold their value though. Most of the ones I see on Ebay are at least $10k.
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