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05-03-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,093
Posted By RotaryResurrection

I havent kept up with this thread from the...

I havent kept up with this thread from the beginning, but I saw a reddit post about it and thought I'd post some thoughts. A lot of these thoughts stem from the fact that I myself am also a builder...
08-05-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,374
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Despite what some "respected" members of this...

Despite what some "respected" members of this forum might tell you, all rotaries including the rx8 are somewhat prone to fuel dilution in the oil supply due to the design of the engine. You have fuel...
07-23-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 136,065
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Remove the oil injector nozzles with a 19mm...

Remove the oil injector nozzles with a 19mm wrench. BE CAREFUL when loosening them. IF you hit them hard/fast you will likely snap one or more of the plastic oil lines. GENTLY bump your wrench to...
07-23-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 136,065
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Remove air hose to vacuum splitter at the base of...

Remove air hose to vacuum splitter at the base of the primary fuel injector rail. BE CAREFUL with the black plastic vacuum splitter...it is going to be brittle and easily broken.
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07-23-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 136,065
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Complete engine teardown to bare shortblock how-to with pictures

Here is a writeup to go with my engine removal how-to elsewhere. After the engine is pulled out of the car in it's complete form, you'll usually be either rebuilding the existing engine block, or...
07-22-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 317,990
Posted By RotaryResurrection

VICTORY! ...

VICTORY!

http://www.rotaryresurrection.com/klinternetfiles/rx8removal/DSCF4680.JPG

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07-22-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 317,990
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Life the engine about 1/2" to 1", just enough to...

Life the engine about 1/2" to 1", just enough to take pressure off the motor mounts themselves. The bracket has a lip on the bottom edge that prevents it from lifting more than this amount off of the...
07-22-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 317,990
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Next the car should be jacked up and placed...

Next the car should be jacked up and placed securely on jackstands about 15" off the ground in the front.

http://www.rotaryresurrection.com/klinternetfiles/rx8removal/DSCF4646.JPG

Drain the...
07-22-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 317,990
Posted By RotaryResurrection

DIY: RX8 engine removal how-to w/pics

Here is a writeup of how I remove engines out of rx8s. The manual/factory wants you to drop the engine/transmission/subframe/suspension out the bottom as a unit, which requires a lot of space and a...
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