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Offline gadget42

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The Rare Engine that Kills Everything it Touches
« on: April 13, 2022, 08:27:32 AM »
The Rare Engine that Kills Everything it Touches

2 minutes, 10 seconds in..."you wanna ride my wankel"(rotflmaotipmp)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3HBAvkc4a0

wikipedia(s):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wankel_engine
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotary_engine

other:
https://www.carthrottle.com/post/engineering-explained-why-the-rotary-engine-had-to-die/

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Re: The Rare Engine that Kills Everything it Touches
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2022, 12:01:47 AM »
In the mid-late 70s my boss had Mazda cars with the rotary engine. From about 60 - 100+mph, they were quick, really quick. He had a mechanic trained in seal replacement, but they were quick while they lasted!