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Guest bobnagga

how 'bout a turbo 13b rotary engine?

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Guest BigWhyteDude

good to hear. Hope you finish it up soon. I would love to see it in a vid:)

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Guest bastaad525

:cry: check that ebay auction now... that's a nice little car... but then read this:

 

"Bidding has ended for this item: The seller ended this listing early because the item was lost or broken"

 

that sucks... I think that'd really be an awesome daily driver... my friend used to have a starlet man they are nice little cars.

 

It is kinda interesting, why are there so many rotary 510's floating around, but really no one bothers with a rotary Z? I'd LOVE to have a rotary 510... but for a Z L28et is for me :)

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reason you see so many 510s is because a 1st/2nd gen rx7 13b blocks are easily adaptable to mount into a 510, they're light weight and cheap. This gives the 510 better weight distributions, and accomodates the engine bay better (rotary is very short),

 

with a Z, you can stuff almost any motor, and especially the ease of the chevy motor installs dwarfs the desire for a rotary.

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Search on these sites

 

http://www.rx7club.com

http://www.teamfc3s.org/forum

 

although it doesn't go in depth of swapping you will find much information about the rotary itself.

 

these are the trims

13bt 87-91 rx-7 2 rotor single turbo

13bt-rew 92-95 rx-7 2 rotor twin turbo

13b-re Cosmo 2 rotor twin turbo

20b Cosmo 3 rotor twin turbo

 

here is a link to a 4 rotor build http://www.autotechmotorsports.com/projects-4rotor.htm

 

Here is an example of a 500hp N/A 4 rotor by Scoot.

http://members.dslextreme.com/users/erika/scoot.wmv

http://www.epoch-net.ne.jp/yasu/777/4re_001_b.wmv

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