Rx8 ownership and rebuild....

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Rx8 ownership and rebuild....

Post by richrx » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:30 pm

I enjoyed this guys series of videos, guys at Rotary Revs seem decent, some nice accidental information on a certain engine builder, which is maybe deliberate but subtle?

It is pretty basic... But rotary content 0-0

I'll link to video 1...

https://youtu.be/E33JaUne4cI


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Re: Rx8 ownership and rebuild....

Post by gt_james » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:58 am

Seem good videos. Didn't pick up on the reference to another engine builder, what was it?

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Re: Rx8 ownership and rebuild....

Post by TOOL » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:58 am

Much as I dislike Wayward, pretty standard terms for an engine rebuild.
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Re: Rx8 ownership and rebuild....

Post by TOOL » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:58 am

gt_james wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:58 am
Seem good videos. Didn't pick up on the reference to another engine builder, what was it?
It was the paperwork.
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Re: Rx8 ownership and rebuild....

Post by richrx » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:22 am

I've never rebuilt one, or opened up an engine so only have others for information. From a layman's point of view I would be disappointed in 30k from a 4k rebuild, as it appears miles rather than time have resulted in low compression. Although in the circumstances I know the maintenance of the engine is unknown/suspect.

Rotary Revs guys appeared a bit confused on the porting done, although with out the knowledge personally I don't know if it says more Rotary Revs guys or the original builder?

I am a disgruntled customer so perhaps I'm over reading...


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Re: Rx8 ownership and rebuild....

Post by TOOL » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:44 pm

I only watched the first episode.

EDIT: ok I watched episode 3 lol
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