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Old 04-12-2004, 09:06 PM   #1
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I'd like to see someone take a rotary engine and mod it all to hell. There'* got to be a way...and I'd love to see numbers from such an ordeal....

Obviously, there are a couple issues, like seals, but it'* got be possible, and you wouldn't think it'd be nearly as hard on that type of engine.
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You can turbo a rotary engine very easily, and even run it upside down. They are incredible engines.

If you want to see how strong one is, check this video out:

http://www.solsblog.com/vault/cars/R...*%20Engine.wmv
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Here is my rotary.
Right now it is running 400 RWHP. Soon to be close to 500 RWHP.
All that in a 2700 lbs. car! Pretty scarey at times!
http://www.teamfc3s.org/forum/member...view&car_id=10
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i watched the whole ten minutes...thats crazy!!!!
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Here is my rotary.
Right now it is running 400 RWHP. Soon to be close to 500 RWHP.
All that in a 2700 lbs. car! Pretty scarey at times!
http://www.teamfc3s.org/forum/member...view&car_id=10
Sweet car! I love RX7s
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Thanks man!
BTW.... That video is a friend of mine!
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Here is my rotary.
Right now it is running 400 RWHP. Soon to be close to 500 RWHP.
All that in a 2700 lbs. car! Pretty scarey at times!
http://www.teamfc3s.org/forum/member...view&car_id=10
12.8.... sounds like you have a traction problem!!!
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Here is my rotary.
Right now it is running 400 RWHP. Soon to be close to 500 RWHP.
All that in a 2700 lbs. car! Pretty scarey at times!
http://www.teamfc3s.org/forum/member...view&car_id=10
12.8.... sounds like you have a traction problem!!!
That was on my old turbo. At that time I was only running 321 RWHP @ 15 PSI.
It should be a mid 11 second car now.
I have a 62-1 turbo running 23 PSI with h20/methanol injection.
I will find out how fast it is as soon as I get my slicks.
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Hey, your friend is famous then. I am always amazed by how strong those engines are. I want to get an old turbo RX7 one day. You just can't break em.
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Hey, your friend is famous then. I am always amazed by how strong those engines are. I want to get an old turbo RX7 one day. You just can't break em.
Well..... they really aren't that strong. I have blown up 4 of them in the past 4 years.
Of course, I punish them a lot!
My friends name is Brandon. He lives in Indiana and just crashed his TII RX-7. He is lucky he is still alive!
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