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Old 06-15-2020, 04:08 PM   #1
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The Wankel Corvette finally arrives

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Reverse LS swap, a Z06 gets a rotary.
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Old 06-15-2020, 04:13 PM   #2
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LOL Too much free time. Or done for the web traffic.
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Old 06-15-2020, 04:46 PM   #3
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Didn't watch the whole video but do remember from when I inherited the 2nd RX8 that the rotary engine was not a great engine to modify, lots of money and little results if I recall correctly.
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550 horses?!
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Old 06-15-2020, 05:26 PM   #5
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done for the web traffic.
The best and dumbest things are anymore.
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Old 06-15-2020, 05:28 PM   #6
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Didn't watch the whole video but do remember from when I inherited the 2nd RX8 that the rotary engine was not a great engine to modify, lots of money and little results if I recall correctly.
Yes, which is why there are so many empty Corvette engine bays and so many extra FD rotaries lying around--people keep putting V8s into RX-7s.
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The best and dumbest things are anymore.
This is true.
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I’m intrigued enough to want to drive it
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Old 06-16-2020, 12:01 PM   #9
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Didn't watch the whole video but do remember from when I inherited the 2nd RX8 that the rotary engine was not a great engine to modify, lots of money and little results if I recall correctly.
The FD RX-7 TT motor made huge power when modified, especially given the time. And it's light and small. The RX-8 motor doesn't really hold a candle to to that.
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