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05-30-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,884
Posted By RotaryResurrection

The problem with that is that, for the vast...

The problem with that is that, for the vast majority of customers, educating them about the complexities of rebuilding the rotary engine is not really possible. All you'll do is end up in a useless...
05-17-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By RotaryResurrection

step 1: find cheap donor car step 2: pay...

step 1: find cheap donor car

step 2: pay cash to donor car owner without concern for title or tag status

step 3: tow home donor car

step 4: disassemble donor car

step 5: look on...
05-03-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,093
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Out of curiosity where do things stand with it...

Out of curiosity where do things stand with it now?
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...
03-23-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By RotaryResurrection

man are you serious? crusty? they're from a 50k...

man are you serious? crusty? they're from a 50k mile southern car. I dont think you will ever find any cleaner than that, especially for 45 bucks. What are you trying to accomplish looking for shiny...
03-22-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By RotaryResurrection

To my knowledge there is no difference auto to...

To my knowledge there is no difference auto to manual. With that said here you go. mazda rx-8 rx8 13b rotary engine 04-08 rear axles half shafts cv joints...
03-05-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 39,252
Posted By RotaryResurrection

To be honest rotary engines are not viable daily...

To be honest rotary engines are not viable daily drivers for the average non-mechanically-inclined owner. Most any experienced rotary enthusiast will tell you this if they are being honest.

You...
02-18-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,922
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Sold

Sold
01-27-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,753
Posted By RotaryResurrection

lol @ the time wasting posters in this thread so...

lol @ the time wasting posters in this thread so far
01-27-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,922
Posted By RotaryResurrection

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm73/gslse-driv...

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm73/gslse-driver/redrx8/DSC07402_zps20hgn8zd.jpg (http://s293.photobucket.com/user/gslse-driver/media/redrx8/DSC07402_zps20hgn8zd.jpg.html)...
01-27-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,922
Posted By RotaryResurrection

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm73/gslse-driv...

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm73/gslse-driver/redrx8/DSC07481_zpsunqrlgjt.jpg (http://s293.photobucket.com/user/gslse-driver/media/redrx8/DSC07481_zpsunqrlgjt.jpg.html)...
01-27-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,922
Posted By RotaryResurrection

TN 2004 rx8 6sp manual rebuilt engine HIDs lthr int.

***** SOLD*****





I have for sale an 04 rx8 6 speed manual. This was originally an automatic car but I swapped both the engine and trans etc. The chassis (and original instrument cluster)...
01-12-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 393,619
Posted By RotaryResurrection

How does one go about getting a >$11k loan for a...

How does one go about getting a >$11k loan for a 12 year old car worth 6 grand in the book? Did the loan officer not bother to look up the value?
01-11-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 393,619
Posted By RotaryResurrection

I have tested dozens of rotary engines of all...

I have tested dozens of rotary engines of all years and models throughout the years and I have never seen one test in the 9's when the test was correctly done at operating temperature and without any...
01-11-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 393,619
Posted By RotaryResurrection

I would *far and away* prefer to have a...

I would *far and away* prefer to have a cheaper/older car with a few issues and rebuild that engine to spec for the same money as buying a newer/nicer/lower mileage car and expecting the engine to...
01-02-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 318,082
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Yes. That model has no trans dipstick so...

Yes.

That model has no trans dipstick so that makes it slightly easier. The rest is as described in the earlier discussion of automatic models. It's a little more challenging than a manual trans...
12-13-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By RotaryResurrection

"Technically those irons are probably fine" ...

"Technically those irons are probably fine"

Let me let you all in on a little something. You see those rotor housings? They have begun to MELT in some places. Thats why that coolant seal groove is...
12-12-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Somebody ran it hot and kept running it until it...

Somebody ran it hot and kept running it until it literally wouldn't run anymore. There is not going to be anything from that lot that is still good. In fact I bet the knock sensor and OMP oil lines...
12-11-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 12,274
Posted By RotaryResurrection

It's to my understanding that all north american...

It's to my understanding that all north american rx8s have LSD diffs. Its just the gear ratio on some autos that varies (4.33 vs 4.44). I have seen probably over a hundred rx8s at this point and...
10-18-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,168
Posted By RotaryResurrection

http://stores.ebay.com/rotaryresurrection?_dmd=2&_...

http://stores.ebay.com/rotaryresurrection?_dmd=2&_nkw=rx8+warranty
08-02-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,480
Posted By RotaryResurrection

I get engines and cars from all over the country...

I get engines and cars from all over the country and people use a variety of methods to get them to/from me.

I can take just the bare engine block with all accessories removed; I can take the...
07-08-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,325
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Dude I dont know about down there but around here...

Dude I dont know about down there but around here you can get non running rx8s for under a grand now. I just sold a kind of rough one with a budget rebuilt engine for $3650. You can get (poorly)...
06-27-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,636
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Why are you out $4907 to get it running again?...

Why are you out $4907 to get it running again? Are you buying all new oem parts from mazda as replacements? That seems like an awfully high bill. I think you could build a block from almost...
06-25-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 213
Sticky AT to MT swap
Views: 108,417
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Well this is half wrong. The rx8 and FD rx7 use...

Well this is half wrong. The rx8 and FD rx7 use the sale bell housing bolt pattern. In fact all rotary engines do. There is a discrepancy between auto and manual, the 93-11 auto trans models have...
06-20-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RotaryResurrection

For anyone curious, here is proof that paypal...

For anyone curious, here is proof that paypal refunded me for the fraudulent sale of the defective cat.

IT is possible/likely that the seller whined enough during his "appeal" that they decided...
06-10-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Well, not so fast I guess. This guy just refuses...

Well, not so fast I guess. This guy just refuses to accept he did something wrong. It seems Tyblat has appealed the paypal claim again by saying that he received the item back damaged. Well of course...
06-08-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Well, update: paypal found in my favor on the...

Well, update: paypal found in my favor on the case, I returned the pipe to the seller (lost $16 on the return shipping, but that's better than losing it all I guess) and today paypal refunded me the...
05-27-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RotaryResurrection

That's it? Nobody is asking for a forum war....

That's it?

Nobody is asking for a forum war. I'm asking for factual information.

No justification for any of the clear and obvious damage seen in my pics? No acknowledgement whatsoever that...
05-21-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RotaryResurrection

It greatly depends on the rep reviewing the case...

It greatly depends on the rep reviewing the case as well as how little or much the seller defends the claim.
05-21-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Paypal is hit or miss with buyer protection, they...

Paypal is hit or miss with buyer protection, they are fairly lenient. By the letter of rule, they do not specifically cover 'received not as described" i.e. scratched, faded, worn, etc., only...
05-20-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RotaryResurrection

It's my fault that he sent me a broken cat. He...

It's my fault that he sent me a broken cat. He bears absolutely none of the blame or responsibility.
05-19-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RotaryResurrection

I realize the pics of the melted brick through...

I realize the pics of the melted brick through the sensor hole are hard to see. Since this cat is obviously destroyed and can never be used on a car (despite Tyblat's insistence otherwise) all it is...
05-19-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Just for reference, I grabbed another good cat...

Just for reference, I grabbed another good cat that I had on the shelf and took the same picture through the o2 sensor hole. This is what you *should* see inside the hole if the cat brick were good...
05-19-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,216
Posted By RotaryResurrection

NEGATIVE: Tyblat/Roy Skiles/Rotary Source

In this thread user Tyblat advertised a catalytic converter. https://www.rx8club.com/rx-8-parts-sale-wanted-44/series-i-catalytic-converter-261929/

As you can see in his FS thread there is a pic...
05-18-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 393,619
Posted By RotaryResurrection

That's what they all say until they find out a)...

That's what they all say until they find out a) they are not actually on the original engine and/or b) they rapidly begin having issues.
05-13-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 318,082
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Nah, if you do that, you have to try to get it...

Nah, if you do that, you have to try to get it back in its original adjustment position. I have done dozens of R&Rs and I still cant figure out how anyone would break the OMP sensor during the job. I...
05-12-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 318,082
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Username does not check out. :lol:

Username does not check out. :lol:
04-19-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,285
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Im not interested in buying at your prices and...

Im not interested in buying at your prices and thus I'm not trying to strongarm for a better deal, so you can take this for what it's worth. Maybe it'll even get deleted but I feel like the members...
04-12-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,183
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Id take it for 200 shipped to 37814.

Id take it for 200 shipped to 37814.
03-31-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,639
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Yeah but it is even getting to where it is hard...

Yeah but it is even getting to where it is hard to part them out. Certain parts go for big money and are in demand like the passenger airbag cover (if good, 95% arent), front bumper cover (almost...
03-31-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,639
Posted By RotaryResurrection

auto with a bad motor, 500-1000. manual with a...

auto with a bad motor, 500-1000. manual with a bad motor, 750-1200. Those values are assuming average condition and mileage. If it is exceptionally clean or lower mileage maybe add a few hundred...
03-29-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,248
Posted By RotaryResurrection

SOLD thanks guys

SOLD thanks guys
03-08-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,248
Posted By RotaryResurrection

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm73/gslse-driv...

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm73/gslse-driver/grayrx8/20160314_191105_zpsa9bsqnss.jpg (http://s293.photobucket.com/user/gslse-driver/media/grayrx8/20160314_191105_zpsa9bsqnss.jpg.html)...
03-08-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,248
Posted By RotaryResurrection

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm73/gslse-driv...

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm73/gslse-driver/grayrx8/20151127_151617_zpstxycoiqa.jpg (http://s293.photobucket.com/user/gslse-driver/media/grayrx8/20151127_151617_zpstxycoiqa.jpg.html)...
03-08-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,248
Posted By RotaryResurrection

TN )4 Rx-8 6 speed manual fresh rebuilt engine

2004 mazda rx8 for sale. 166k miles on the chassis. 6 speed manual (car was originally an auto, I've just swapped it to manual including dual oil coolers). Fresh rebuilt 6 port 230hp engine built...
03-05-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,965
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Pending sale

Pending sale
03-03-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,965
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Still available until I take the ad down. Also I...

Still available until I take the ad down. Also I swapped in a nicer condition passenger dash air bag cover, with a much smaller crack.
...
02-19-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 393,619
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Yo man you know you can type more than one...

Yo man you know you can type more than one sentence in a post, right?

Also, your 8 engine died at 89k miles. Which is right in between 80-100k miles. Almost like clockwork. Hmmm.
02-16-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By RotaryResurrection

You need a special tool set to remove windshields...

You need a special tool set to remove windshields successfully. And I can tell you from experience that mazda uses some SUPER strong adhesive on windshields. Also the glass is very thin and very easy...
02-09-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,000
Posted By RotaryResurrection

Also just to correct the info in this thread,...

Also just to correct the info in this thread, circuit board medics apparently charges $300 for mazda PCM repair, which is basically what a used PCM plus dealer reprogramming would cost.

2001 -...
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