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Old 03-17-2009, 07:42 PM   #1
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YouTube - Mazda Rotary Dyno Massive 1664HP

Not sure if it is a RE, but it is impressive
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Old 03-17-2009, 08:40 PM   #2
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I couldn't hear it over that jet that kept buzzing the shop..
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what's up with the fire coming out around the tubi manifold?
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what's up with the fire coming out around the tubi manifold?
i'm wondering this too as i've seen it before on exteremely high hp cars. Is it leaking at the gasket? is it superheating the air? what's the deal?
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Rotarys have huge EGTs.

My RX8 headers would be red as a fire ant after a hard run.
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Used to go see this car all the time @ Pettit in West Palm Beach
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Used to go see this car all the time @ Pettit in West Palm Beach
that's quiet, calm, and probably easy to drive.
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Hard to beat that sound. At first I thought the 1664 was from a 3 rotor and I was going to ****, but remembered the 4 rotor video. One day I will have a BP 3 rotor in an FD, just wait.
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Oh man those motors sound amazing.
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i'm wondering this too as i've seen it before on exteremely high hp cars. Is it leaking at the gasket? is it superheating the air? what's the deal?

+1 and what's that I circled in red?
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why are there so many tube-frame rx8's around?
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+1 and what's that I circled in red?
That would be a wastegate the size of your whole turbo.
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That would be a wastegate the size of your whole turbo.
Good lord, It's probably bigger than my turbo.
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that was beautiful (wipes a tear)
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why are there so many tube-frame rx8's around?
Rolex series rx8 gt
i might be working for speed source inc. soon.
they have Mazda factory support. They also won the 24 at daytona last year...
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