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.
50psi boost 1200+hp Nissan RB30 - Ethanol E98
Nissan RB30 SOHC 3L engine built and tuned by JPC making over 1200hp on
Ethanol fuel. The engine still retains a factory block and crank.
Improvements come from a custom JPC turbocharger, manifolding, roller rockers and cam
gear. Fuel is fed via ID2000cc injectors and an Autronic computer system.
This engine has previously run 8.79 at 160.25mph (with less power) in a
full weight (3250lb) Holden VL commodore through stock suspension,
Powerglide transmission, 9in rear end and 28x9in slicks.
Johnsons Performance Centre
TX2K12 - 8 Second 2JZ S2000 Giant Wheelie!
TX2K12 DVD Released! http://www.1320video.com/store/dvd/ Raw Performance's
2ZJ powered Honda S2000 decided it would try and launch off the drag strip
Sunday at TX2K12 during an elimination pass against the Majestic
The World's Fastest Lotus? - /TUNED
Frank Profera has spent six years making his Lotus go faster, stop shorter, and corner harder.
Though it only has to move around 2,150 lbs, Frank's Lotus makes 680 wheel
horsepower with a
twin-charged 1.8L engine; giving it a better power-to-weight ratio than
Mario Andretti's Formula One Lotus. It's an ongoing project that may never
be finished, because of Frank's never-ending obsession with speed. We had
to take it for a ride.
20B rotary RX-7 Spirit R: The Ultimate Street Mazda
Built by Promaz Automotive, we think it's hard to go past Steve's wicked
Series 8 FD RX-7 if rotaries are your game. Limited to around 1500 unit's,
the Spirit R was the last of the RX-7's and featured a lot of upgraded
factory parts as well as a low 1100kg weight.
Now powered by a lethal Promaz triple rotor 20B extend port rotary engine,
power is aided by a Garrett GT42R turbo
and MicroTech fuel system and transmitted through an Albins 5-speed gearbox
and KAAZ rear end [ http://www.promaz.com.au ].
New Evo X WORLD RECORD - 3Dx 900hp Evo
908 AWHP is the official new EvoX world record HP holder! Huge congrats to
the 3Dx crew for the success with the car!
Car is owned by Chase, and built by 3D Motorsports with help from DKT
Performance and Daves Crankshaft. Tuned by www.precisionviolence.com
Big thanks to Karl Performance of Des Moines for the help on the Dyno all day!
Insanely Loud Supra - TX2K12
WARNING: Never stand behind this car!
My ears are still ringing from this car!
Everytime the Exhaust pops like that
it feels like someone just fired a shotgun right in front of your face, the
percussion was so bad it even caused the camera's exposure to go nuts.
It would be interesting to do this in a neighborhood at night and see how
many people call the cops because they think it's gun shots.
Look for more TX2K12 videos, and look for the DVD from 1320video.com
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20B RX-7 vs GTR R35 - First run in RX-7
Drag race between brothers gets intense as Rob and Kevin duke it out on the
Rob recent purchased a 20b RX-7 and has never driven it on the strip. Will
he beat the 504 HP 2010 GTR?
Filming style courtesy of ABC's The Bachelorette. lol