Last post on Jul 11, 2007 at 12:53 PM
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Mazda RX-8, Audio, Exterior, Lights, Performance Mods, Tires, Coupe
#139 of 143 Re: Improved performance [pathstar1]
Apr 04, 2007 (5:24 pm)
Thanks for the insite.
#140 of 143 Re: Improved performance [murfbear]
Apr 21, 2007 (8:23 pm)
I took mine into my local dealer, per. recall, they replaced the plugs for free along with a free service. I did not notice a drop in acceleration.
#141 of 143 Re: Mazda "Speed" Cool Air Intake [bryan102]
Jun 10, 2007 (1:47 am)
Bryan102, your question about evidence that everywhere in the world except in the USA, Mazda requires 5W-30 weight oil in the RX-8 is easy if you are really interested in proving it to yourself.
This forum is probably like other forums in that I can not put links in my response to other web site forums where RX-8 oil required is 5W-30 weight oil. However, you can very easily "Google" for Mazda RX8 Club UK (United Kingdom), for example, and read their web strings and you will see that the oil used in the UK and throughout Europe is 5W-30.
The United Kingdom RX8 Club forum not only covers just England but all of Europe. You can continue your search for other countries and find that as I have reported the oil used through all the world except in the USA is 5W-30 weight oil and not the 5W-20 weight water Mazda requires us to use.
With respect to you needing stronger evidence, only you can prove it to your self if you want to find out.......good luck in either easily finding the evidence that is out or in trying to cause confusion about the issue because you might be a USA Mazda Dealer.
#142 of 143 Re: Auxmod install [dwynne]
Jun 11, 2007 (5:29 pm)
I followed the links in your (old) post, read the PIE info, and have a question regarding the PIE aux-in adapter. After installing the aux-in (these are RCA jacks?), where are they? I.e., where would you connect your MP3 player?
2005 AT "The Blue Angel"
#143 of 143 Re: Auxmod install [rx8wannab]
Jul 11, 2007 (12:53 pm)
Sorry for the late reply, but I was not subscribed to this forum.
You pull the radio, plug the PIE into the back of the radio, you plug the PIE to AUX adapter into the PIE and than ends in two female RCA connectors. You plug either an RCA to RCA cable into these or an RCA (male) to mini stereo plug into these. Neither is supplied with the PIE but both are available through the places I linked, Radio Shack, etc. You then plug the male mini stereo plug into your MP3 player, sat radio, ipod, etc. It is just audio in only, you can't control the ipod or anything with it.
To switch between the in-dash CD and the "changer" just hit the CD button.