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STRMfrmXMN

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About STRMfrmXMN

  • Title
    Trying to make peace with the world ✌
  • Birthday April 5

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Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Portland, Oregon. My rent is too damn high.
  • Interests
    Plaid, Cars and Computers.

System

  • CPU
    Intel Core i5 8600K @ 4.8 GHz 1.3V
  • Motherboard
    Gigabyte Z390 UD
  • RAM
    G.Skill Trident Z 3200 MHz CAS 14
  • GPU
    EVGA GTX 970 + 150 MHz core, + 300 mem
  • Case
    NZXT S340 Black
  • Storage
    Samsung 850 EVO 250GB (Windows) + OCZ Arc 100 120GB (Storage) + Sandisk SSD PLUS 240 GB (moar storage)
  • PSU
    EVGA 550GS
  • Display(s)
    Asus VG248QE 144hz + Dell U2515H 1440P IPS 60Hz
  • Cooling
    Noctua D15S + color explosion of Noctua fans
  • Keyboard
    CM Rapid Quickfire TKless w/all blue keycaps and a big ol mouse mat with a Vette on it
  • Mouse
    Logitech G403 + special carpal tunnel mouse for those with weak ass wrist muscles like me
  • Sound
    Mayflower O2/ODAC->JBL LSR305 + Sennheiser HD 600 + Audio Technica SR50BT + Sennheiser CX 2.00i
  • Operating System
    Windows 10
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  1. Loving my new job (lot porter for a Chevy dealer) but the hours are long as there's little time outside of work when you work 9 hours per day. Even browsing the forum seems kinda weird because I'm making typos and stuff like that that I wouldn't normally do.

     

    Definitely miss some people from my old job but driving cool cars definitely beats food service any day.

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    2. DimasRMDO

      DimasRMDO

      @STRMfrmXMN Not every time, I check my oil every week. Since I switched to synthetic oil, the oil's burned at a slower rate (I drive my car for racing sometimes). If you don't drive the car like mental, RX-8 burns not much oil, some RX-7s and older can still burns more oil since they are mechanically driven (you can readjust it). Newer RXs oil injection are electronic driven, so you have to reprogram it.

       

      About the reliability, some people I know readjusted the oil injection so it injects more, worse emission but so far their cars have been running since around 2005 (not for racing, some launches, but nothing more intense). They also changed their seals to the thicker ones (not OEM of course).

    3. STRMfrmXMN

      STRMfrmXMN

      Thing is though, they burn obscene amounts of oil for a road-going car. The rotary also runs better if driven hard. I'm not an engineer, so I don't know why that is, but I'd guess it has something to do with carbon buildup.

    4. DimasRMDO

      DimasRMDO

      I agree on that one, the carbon buildup is sure an issue, some go by rerouting the oiling system so it doesn't inject 4 stroke oil but 2 stroke instead since it burns more cleanly. Even when driven hard, temperature is an issue and rotaries are very sensitive to excessive heat.

      About being driven hard, have you ever heard about the Italian tune up? The idea is similar to that.

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