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Old 05-16-2017, 02:03 PM   #26
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I bought a reman from him a couple of years ago. It's never run right. He's been helpful, took it back, worked on it, charged for me more parts, started right up when I got it back but flooded on a test drive and we've never gotten it running since.

If anyone knows of a shop in the San Diego area familiar with rotarys I'd appreciate it.

I'll refrain from saying good or bad until/unless a dedicated rotary guy can check out this engine.
Look up "SoCal All Rotary" on Facebook. Great guys.
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Old 05-16-2017, 02:46 PM   #27
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I bought a reman from him a couple of years ago. It's never run right. He's been helpful, took it back, worked on it, charged for me more parts, started right up when I got it back but flooded on a test drive and we've never gotten it running since.

If anyone knows of a shop in the San Diego area familiar with rotarys I'd appreciate it.

I'll refrain from saying good or bad until/unless a dedicated rotary guy can check out this engine.
Idk about SD, one on here in Anaheim.
If you find someone please update the thread.

https://www.rx8club.com/rx-8-discuss...ilders-265177/
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Old 05-21-2017, 06:31 PM   #28
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Updated my first post in thread after getting everything running again and having time to think about the situation and consider the words from Kevin at Rotary Resurrection.

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Old 05-22-2017, 05:23 AM   #29
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NotAPreppie, I read your update and it still sounds like Omar very much under performed in your case. Not good for his reputation and not good for his customers like you.
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Old 05-22-2017, 05:40 PM   #30
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If $2150 results in a [email protected]@ss subpar job then it seems like suckerbait to me, especially if it's not represented that way from the start
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Glad I'm seeing this now. I was just about to send them a message about sending my motor out for rebuild.. great timing I guess!
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Glad I'm seeing this now. I was just about to send them a message about sending my motor out for rebuild.. great timing I guess!
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Thanks BigCajun. I'll have to check some of them out. I know people frown upon it here but I'm thinking I might do it myself. I need a new rear rotor due to broken side seals but after the new rotor is in my hands I'm going to try my hand at it. I like a little challenge. I'm tired of playing with piston engines. Just too boring and everything sounds better at 9k rpm lol
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