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Old 02-28-2010, 05:49 PM   #1
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K so this summer i plan to do a rotary swap into my 92 miata and i need some help finding out what all needs to be done to make this swap happen.

i've got a motor and possibly an ecu but i know thats not all of what i need has anyone come across a build thread for this swap?

custom motor mounts i know are a necessity along with an adapter plate from the transmission to the motor but what else????
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Yo Dawg...imma put a V6 in my whip...whats eye need?

For real man, if you have to ask I'm pretty sure you're not going to be capable of pulling off the swap, not to mention, do you know how many different variations of the Wankel there are? At least be specific with what you've got and what your goals are when you post here.

Oh and prepare yourself for about 25 more "WTF are you doing?" "Why not just go V8?" "Stay 4cyl and turbo that bitch!!" posts.
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Instead of sticking a rotary in your miata, why dont you just stick it in your ***? It will do more good there.
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k to be more specific for ya its a fuel injected 13b from a 1988 fc3s rx7
and i know the swap has been done i just cant find anything about the swap and for me there is no question if i am capable of doing it i'm a student at a tech school i've got the equipment to do it and the teachers with know how to help when i need it
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Uh oh, you're one of those guys. You want to rev to 13,000 to make any power don't you. Keep the 4 banger in your miata and put a turbo on it.
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If there was a top ten swap list, this would probably be number ten....its neat and all (Which is why it'd make it on the list), but with all the headaches I'd much rather do another more capable swap to make it worth my while....just my
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Old 02-28-2010, 06:24 PM   #7
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k so my friend with the rotary sold it out from under me so i'm gonna stick with my 1.6 and turbo it
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You want to rev to 13,000 to make any power don't you.
rotarys "make no torque" too, right?
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correct rotary's make no torque what so ever
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k so my friend with the rotary sold it out from under me so i'm gonna stick with my 1.6 and turbo it
Alot changed in 35 minutes eh?
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pretty much i was basically bidding on the motor against another guy and he has more money than i do to spend i made my friend with the rotary $400 more than what i was going to pay for it
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Yep no torque, only horsepower, theres no connection between them at all.
Also, rotaries blow up all the time, they are the most unreliable thing ever made, you can only drive for a few seconds at a time between rebuilds.
Also, mazda designed the miata for homosexuals and women.
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rotaries dont always blow up they cant dumbass its the apex seals that blow out
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Yeah no horsepower, torque and 13,000 rpm...whatever. just because you don't like an engine doesn't....I am not going to waste my breath it is not worth it.
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omg... are you guys cereal?
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lol, this thread.
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rotaries dont always blow up they cant dumbass its the apex seals that blow out
Recognizing sarcasm > you
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Why do people continue to start these ******* threads?

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I vote for implementation on "rotary" into the word filter.. Any thread started with the topic would just automatically be purged..
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Alot changed in 35 minutes eh?
I was just thinking the same thing as I was reading the thread.

I like how it goes from "I have a motor" to "I dont have a motor" after 3 people said dont do it. I call BS of a kid in imaginary land.
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I was just thinking the same thing as I was reading the thread.

I like how it goes from "I have a motor" to "I dont have a motor" after 3 people said dont do it. I call BS of a kid in imaginary land.
no imaginary land here i sold that tryin to buy the motor
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