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How Do Rotor Engines Differ From Regular Engines?
Rotary engines use three-sided rotors inside an oblong housing instead of pistons. Rotary engines create lots of horsepower, but aren't as efficient.
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The The rotor exists to send power from your ignition coil over to your spark plugs – which make sure that your plugs ignite to start the fuel combustion process. Each time it goes around, the metal parts of the...

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What Is the Difference Between the Rotary Engine and a Piston Engine?
The rotary-style (wankel) engine and piston-style engine are two totally different things, like a boat and a submarine. The only company that uses rotary-style engines is Mazda; they used it in the Mazda RX-7 and Mazda RX-8 (both are...
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Slow start up on a Mazda RX-8
You say it starts. If it cranks normally then it is not the starter. But if it turns to a normal speed and it starts out driving normal, with a continuous rapid starting sound then that means the starter is...

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