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This is where we share our knowledge / experience and to let you see the work we do.

Rotary Engine Shop | Why our Blog matters:

We write blogs because showing vs. telling is the best way to demonstrate our process / results. Details matter. Long live the Rotary Engine. 
MazdaDoug

MazdaDoug

Avid SCCA race car driver, engine builder, Mazda enthusiast.

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Fuel Injectors | Performance Upgrades

Performance Upgrades | Fuel pressure and the Rotary Engine Fuel Pressure and Power | This is all about how the rotary engine is different than a piston engine. Almost every street car runs about 43 ...
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Rotary Engine Builds | quality over cheap

Building the FD Rotary Engine for track day / street performance
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REbuilds & Pricing | start a conversation

REbuilds and Pricing | Getting the details upfront and right
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FD RX7 engine rebuild | Details.

The twin turbo Mazda Rx7 put the world on notice when launched back in 1993. Sexy and capable, I was lucky to be able to drive the first one in the state as knowing the right people does come in ...
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Renesis Engine Rebuilds | How did the motor fail, what to look for.

As an engine builder, taking the engine apart is one of the most overlooked actions. How the engine comes apart will tell you a lot about the engine and how it was driven.
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Rotary Engine REbuilds | Side seals and clearances

Rotary Engine rebuilds are not all the same.. ...anyone can look up a few YouTube videos and start rebuilding your motor. The choice is yours. Performance is all about achieving the objectives on the ...
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Oil Pan leaks | FD and the right repair

The dreaded oil pan leak | FD rx7 oil pan repair For many that have had their FD Mazda Rx7 for awhile, they are aware of oil leaks. Why is this? For starters, the Mazda FD has a very thin / weak oil ...
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Mazda Rx7 SA | Understanding the carb & getting it to run properly

The original Mazda rx7 was a hit from day one. lightweight, analog driving feel and good handling all contributed to a car that still to this day is fun to drive.
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Mazda Rx8 cooling issues | Performance upgrades

Rotary Engine Builds | We do like the Mazda Rx8, with its excellent chassis and power to weight ratio it is a solid performer. How about here in Colorado where the high altitude and low humidity ...
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Mazda Rx8 series 1 fuel injector issues | Get it right.

The series 1 Rx8 has been a solid performer since its launch back in the early 2000's By now, many of these cars have had a lot of miles put on them, with that comes the need for another engine. I ...
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