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Old 01-18-2013, 07:20 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by BrisM3 View Post
Are you serious?

I have owned and been around rotary engines for the last 22 years and can say unequivocally that you will get no problems from a properly built rotor.
Yep, I'm serious. I got rid of my last rotary 37 years ago. Heaps of power, abysmal fuel economy, chewed oil and eventually seals. All within 20,000km of normal driving from new with an occasional burst up to the red line. I think I got totally sick of having to warm it up to operating temp before going anywhere - especially in sub- zero temperatures in Canberra when I had to leave home at 5:00 am for work at the time. Then the mechanical problems started...
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