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Mazda Rotary Sitting Around

Discussion in 'Other Vehicle Discussions' started by JDMH22Integra, Apr 20, 2004.

  1. JDMH22Integra

    JDMH22Integra Senior Member

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    Got a spare Mazda rotary engine I was going to put in my samurai(4x4, not bike)... now the samurai is gone, and I've still got the rotary... any know if it will fit in a Metro hatch?
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    dude, bad ass.. 13b metro would dessimate all at race wars :D
    do it.
     
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    Canuck 93 Civic Si Senior Member

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    Anything will fit, as long as youve got the right tools and a big enough hammer. I say go for it. :D
     
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    :withstupid:

    That thing will be light as fuck and will corner like mad... you will own like no one has ever owned before.
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    DO IT! :lmao:

    I've always wanted to build a surprise beater... Metro and Yugo plans have always jumped around in my head.

    :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    :thumbsup:

    the rotary powered metro has been a dream of mine for a while now

    DO IT
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Rotary an insight.

    -> Steve

    Keep IMA for the lack of torque.
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Damn. I wouldn't even want to try to integrate another engine into the Insight's IMA system. Reprogramming the whole hybrid drivetrain system to compensate for the different engine wouldn't be fun.
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    insight = 60+ mpg
    rotary engine = maybe 20 mpg

    rotary engine in an insight = not what i bought the insight for

    turbo + insight = 40% increase in power and 20% increase in milage..... now THAT looks like a much better idea :)
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Turbo the Insight! I just wonder how the ECM would handle that though, since the gas engine's power output would be quite different from stock.

    Have you seen the NOS equipped Insight in Houston? There are pictures of it all over the place. It's pretty funny... green with a crazy custom paint job on top, and some badass mural on the hood.
     
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    a rotary will fit in anything.
     
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    fuck it.............put it in a 200lb cart............don't be a pussy..
     
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    :bo:
     
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    it can be :D
     
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    my autoshop teacher has an old rotary, maybe i'll ask him if it's any good and if he'll sell it.
     
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