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Old 10-02-2017, 06:59 PM
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I can't speak for anyone else, but I think it's better to have the suggestion AND the negative feedback as forum members deem appropriate than to expect OP to vet every single suggestion. It just makes more practical sense to crowdsource everything than to have one person be the arbiter and act as a choke point.
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Thanks for the information. Didn't know there was a rotary engine builder even near Arkansas.
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Thanks for the information. Didn't know there was a rotary engine builder even near Arkansas.
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Motor problems

My rx is having some problems. It smokes rrally mad when I start it and idles really rough but one it warms up and I drive it it stops and runs great. I have put two and two together and decided I have a coolant system leak (coolant in my #2 rotor) but I dont know how to tell if it is a blown water seal or a cracked housing. And if it is a water seal, is it worth replacing and how hard is it?
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This is a thread about where to find engine rebuilders not about how to rebuild an engine. Try asking your question here.
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Old 07-01-2018, 02:27 PM
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Just to breathe a little life into the thread, I thought I'd post this "Good Guy" link.

https://www.rx8club.com/good-guy-bad...1/#post4863946
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My rx is having some problems. It smokes rrally mad when I start it and idles really rough but one it warms up and I drive it it stops and runs great. I have put two and two together and decided I have a coolant system leak (coolant in my #2 rotor) but I dont know how to tell if it is a blown water seal or a cracked housing. And if it is a water seal, is it worth replacing and how hard is it?
Its kinda hard replacing water seals and can be expensive,i just now finished a rebuild and im as i message about to put engine back into car,Im alittle scared as to if it will run or not smh theres so much entailed into rebuilding a rotary ,wish me luck as i will you
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Added a Canadian rebuilder to the list.
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https://www.rotaryengine.com/
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Old 07-28-2018, 09:31 AM
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Old 07-31-2018, 07:23 AM
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AFAIK, MER does not rebuild engines. They will do R&R with JDM, reman, and built engines. They will also tear yours down and tell you what went wrong with it, but that's about it, engine-wise. They offer a lot of other services to rotary (and Miata) owners generally, but they do not rebuild engines onsite. Here is their rotary service page. This shop is located on premises at my home track, and I know the owner fairly well.
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AFAIK, MER does not rebuild engines. They will do R&R with JDM, reman, and built engines. They will also tear yours down and tell you what went wrong with it, but that's about it, engine-wise. They offer a lot of other services to rotary (and Miata) owners generally, but they do not rebuild engines onsite. Here is their rotary service page. This shop is located on premises at my home track, and I know the owner fairly well.
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An update to BlackHaloRacing in Phoenix AZ, I spoke with Charles about having my engine rebuilt very recently and he said that BHR doesn`t do that anymore. He recommended a local rotary re-builder Caesar Hernandez. I don`t know anything about Caesar but maybe someone else on here does. I may take a chance and have my engine rebuilt and try Caesar in lue of Charles recommendation.
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An update to BlackHaloRacing in Phoenix AZ, I spoke with Charles about having my engine rebuilt very recently and he said that BHR doesn`t do that anymore. He recommended a local rotary re-builder Caesar Hernandez. I don`t know anything about Caesar but maybe someone else on here does. I may take a chance and have my engine rebuilt and try Caesar in lue of Charles recommendation.
Thanks for the information.
Unfortunate.
Please update us when you get more info on Mr. Hernandez.
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Old 01-19-2019, 09:01 AM
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Who is best nearest to Northern CT ? I have 2011 R3 26k mile...want true rotary expert to assess / compress check / advice...
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See post #1.
All that I know of are there.
If you find someone not on the list, post their info here and I will add them.
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Many of us need rebuilds, and I've spent a good bit of time searching.
I can't seem to find a thread with a substantial number of reputable rebuilders, so I thought I would post the ones I've seen referenced on our forum.

Locations and reviews may help new members, and save time for the rest of us.

Feel free to add or update as needed.

In alphabetical order:

Indiana
Banzai Racing Home Page

Phoenix, AZ.
https://black-halo-racing.myshopify.com/
*Member fireishot34 reports BHR no longer does rebuilds.

​​​​S.E. Michigan
https://chipsmotorsports.com/

Moraine, Ohio
https://www.colletti-motorsports.org/

Columbus, OH.
DEFINED AUTOWORKS | Service Repair Upgrades | Performance for Mazda RX7 | RX-7 | RX8

Rogue River, Ore.
Drummond Engines 541.761.5520

Laurel, Indiana
http://www.eccentricmotorsports.net/
(A member recommends this shop, no mention of rebuilds on the website.)...
Eccentric Motorsports website seems to have given up on their webpage. Still active on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/EccentricMotorsports/
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Eccentric Motorsports website seems to have given up on their webpage. Still active on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/EccentricMotorsports/
Thanks for the update.
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Please someone tell me what this IS and where it goes.


I have rebuilt my rotary 13b 2005 Mazda rx8 6 port manual.
I am installing everything back into the engine bay but I cannot for the life of me find where this part goes.
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Old 05-16-2019, 06:05 PM
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This isn’t the proper thread to ask in, but the hose end plugs into the nipple located at the bottom center of the lower intake manifold right above the exhaust manifold and the other end connects to a rubber tube to the intake accordion tube in front of the throttle body. This hose/tube assembly provides filtered air to the two jet air-fuel nozzles (PAB) that help wash off fuel from the primary intake port walls into the engine for improved emissions.

It’s the non-colored line next to the red colored line from the SSV actuator on the intake manifold in this picture





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