Part 12: 13B Rotary Engine Rebuild - My 76 Mazda RX-5 Cosmo Restoration
Just as I promised last episode, it is finally time to build the engine!
Part 12 of my RX-5 Cosmo restoration covers the entire process of building
the 6 port 13B Mazda rotary engine. While this engine is a hybrid of GSL-SE
RX-7 and Cosmo parts, the process is the same for any rotary from a 12A to
a 13B NA, 13B turbo, 13B-REW or any
other variant of the 13B. This video shows the whole process of the engine
build, starting from measuring the rotors and covering everything else
including clearancing the side seals, assembling the rotors, complete
assembly the short block, setting the eccentric shaft end play and
installing the front cover and everything underneath it. It's probably the
most complete engine build video outside of what you can buy from the
vendors, and as such, is an hour long. After this one, I'm going back to
videos under 20 minutes. But for now, grab a beverage of your choice, sit
back, and enjoy.
Peter 20b 1st gen rx7
DDS presents the hard cut cracking 20b 1st gen that trindad loves, his Dyno day to tune his new
setup, did a interview and got a run down whats new, the final numbers
proved and made a record for the first engine in trinidad and tobago to
make that power on our local pump gas
Sending RX7 To Rotary Hell (almost blowing up the garage)
Lasted 8 minutes and 8 seconds at full RPM with blown rotor. Skip to 7:10
for its demise. And skip to 8:05 for a REAL laugh, #finale ;) (2013)
...what's up with all the dislikes? Jeez, you guys wish we could've sold it
to you with a salvaged title? Or y'all just mad a Rotary lasted that
Destroying an old blown 13b motor(over 100k) before swapping in a 13bt. The
old motor just wasn't worth keeping so why not have a little bit of fun
with it before spitting it down to hell? Enjoy. (2007)
Building a 13B-REW
This is how a 13B engine is brought to life from the Mazda factory.
Courtesy of RE4life.com
"Mazda Factory's veteran Engineer, Mr. Uchitani shows how Rotary Engines
are assembled. Amazing that each RE has been built by hand until 2003!"
Kevinbtz 13brew 1st gen Rx7 Walk around.
1984 Rx7 with 13b-rew, power fc, ported, scalloped rotors, Magnaflow desiel
muffler, T-66 ball bearing turbo, and
Mazda 3 sedan 20b racecar First race of 2013 (Zolder)
Mazda 3 sedan 20B racecar. (axela)
3 rotor engine with approx. 450hp (N/A, no turbo)
Rear wheel drive
Team: Van Herck Racing
Driver: Werner Van Herck (B)
event: FIA GT
track: Circuit Zolder
race series: Supercar Challenge http://www.supercarchallenge.nl/
date: 19, 20 and 21 april 2013
This video includes footage from the training session, qualifying and the 2
races of the weekend.
Qualified 3rd in GTB class (out of 5 entries) and 14th overall (out of 17
race 1 result: finished 2nd in GTB class and 12th overall
race 2 result: finished 4th in GTB class and 13th overall
improvements from last years car.
- bigger wing
- canards on front bumper
- new/stronger gearbox
- flat floor
- rear diffuser
More video's of this car on my channel.
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Nitrous LSx Mazda RX-7 vs E85 Big Turbo EVO on slicks!
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OutOfOrder EVO vs DNR Performance LSx RX-7
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