Fun wet lap of the Nurburgring Nordschleife in my RX-8
Full story and photos here: http://goo.gl/oWBQ0. Myself, Ralph and Thorsten
on a very slippery lap of the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Ralphy's not a
great passenger, but he was very brave and didn't jump out at
Breidscheid... ;) A full write-up, photos, and another video from the day
Here's what's in a catalytic Converter. Here's how they work.
You can get a non contact Thermometer from Amazon here to test to see if
your cat is working.
What's in a catalytic converter? How do they work? Here's what's in a
catalytic Converter. Here's how they work.
Read about Tom Ogle here
Here's some info about Catalytic Converters
DIY Rx8 Seafoam Cleaning
MAKE SURE ANNOTATIONS ARE ON.
This is a DIY of me seafoaming my Rx8. This is being done on my 2004 with
98k miles. This is the second time I've cleaned my 8, the first being at
70k. I hope this is helpful! All the instructions are on the annotations.
To make sure everyone's clear, you inject each port twice in order to
relieve some of the strain from the starter. Should be roughly 4 oz per
port, 8 oz total. You can pour the rest in the tank to help clean up your
Dumb Things NOT To Do To Your Car
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 47 years, shows some of the dumb
things he's seen people do to their cars. And, If you like my car help, be
sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday morning at 10 AM CST on
YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there. Just check it out at
eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so
don't miss them.
Bad Catalytic Converter Explained
A great explanation of a bad catalytic converter. This car has 4 catalytic
Ripley's Muffler and Brakes in Houston is a leader in muffler and catalytic
converter repairs and replacements. They are a cornerstone
pillar-of-the-community business and recognized experts in catalytic
converter replacements - even being interviewed by the news about catalytic
They offer the most affordable replacement catalytic converters in Houston.
Learn more about catalytic converters from Ripely's Muffler & Brakes in
Houston at http://www.ripleysmufflerandbrakes.com/catalytic-converter.htm
RX8 Indy cator mod
Gaslock Indy-Cator fitted to a Mazda RX8 PZ showing which gear is selector
on a backlit LCD panel.
Does Lacquer Thinner Clean Catalytic Converters? -EricTheCarGuy
Link to Scotty Kilmer's Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5icTmYItwiE
After watching Scotty's video I was curious if it would actually work.
Since we know from my video on diagnosing catalytic converters that the
catalytic converters in my Subaru were bad, I though it was a perfect
opportunity to try out this theory. I used about 1 quart of lacquer thinner
to about 7 gallons of gas. I drove a total of 200 miles and tested the
converters. The testing showed a very slight improvement but nothing that I
would call significant. It was worth a try. I can say that I did not notice
any issues with drivability during or after the test. It may not have fixed
the problem, but it didn't seem to cause any other problems either. I feel
the check engine light that came on was just a coincidence and not the
result of putting lacquer thinner in the gas tank. Here's some useful links
Diagnosing a P0420: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VZ5K8n5jj0
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