This 2009 Mazda RX-8 had its factory 13B Renesis two-rotor engine replaced with a Promaz built 20B three-rotor engine. The engine produces 551 horsepower on 16 psi of boost from a Garrett GTX42R turbo controlled by a MicroTech LT16 ECU. Source: FullBoost Youtube channel and Promaz Automotive Facebook page
This 2004 Mazda RX-8 with a LS1 and T-56 six-speed transmission is for sale. The seller is located in Texas and is asking $16,000 obo. The AC works and it is daily driven. The LS1 was installed using a Hinson Supercars swap kit. The motor and transmission had 90k miles when it was pulled form … Read more
A friend posted progress on an amazing drift RX-8 out of Finland on our Facebook page. The power plant will be a twin-turbo LS2 which is good for around 600 horsepower during this summer with the ultimate goal of 1,000+ horsepower by summer 2015. I can’t wait to see video of this beast going around … Read more
I came across this 2005 Mazda RX-8 with a Honda K20Z4 motor while browsing Youtube. The build thread is in Polish but from what I could make out the car uses two ECUs and still has traction and stability control. The owner plans on turbocharging the motor with a GT3071R to reach 400+ horsepower. Source: … Read more
Boggi gave us an update on the LS1 powered RX-8. Check out his 11.33 @ 126.5 mph run.
Our friend from Iceland has given us an update on his RX8 project. He also gives some insight into his next project. Hi guy´s. I have done few things for RX8 like build a new engine in it. I´m running LS1 as before with lingenfelter heads, compression around 11,2:1, 3? exhaust system with Borla muffler … Read more