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Learn How To Rebuild Your Rotary Engine!

This is the only online free resource to learn how to rebuild rotary engines through streaming videos. Here you will find new videos each week teaching you how to rebuild your rotary engine; you'll also find useful tips and tricks also.

Below is the current list of all the videos that are available, if you would like to receive email updates when new videos are released, simply subscribe your email to our mailing list on the left navigation bar. Of course, you may remove your email from our list at a later date. If you have any questions, comments, concerns and or suggestions please contact us.

All of the videos on this website are made possible by Pineapple Racing with Rob Golden, Blake Qualley and resources by Secret Squirrel. Wes Mahler the video editor hopes you buy at least two products from PineappleRacing.com so he can attend college.

Current Videos

Exhaust Porting Templates
August 8, 2007

We show you how to properly use your exhaust porting templates.

RX-8 Rotors - Highlights
August 8, 2007

This video shows the new features of the rotors used in the new Mazda RX-8 engine, the RENESIS.

Cooling System Pressure Test Tool
August 8, 2007

Demonstration on using a rotary engine cooling system pressure tool.

Cleaning Rotors
July 20, 2007

This video shows you how to properly clean your rotors prior to assembly.

Keeping Rotor Seals Organized
July 20, 2007

This video shows you how to keep your rotors' seals organized during the disassembly.

Rotor Weights - Part of Engine Balancing
July 20, 2007

This is a video showing how to pair up two rotors based on weight, this is to insure proper rotor balancing.

Intake Porting Overview
May 16, 2007

Showing you the different types of intake porting avaliable for wankel engines.

Installing Oil Control Rings
May 16, 2007

We show you how to properly install your oil control rings into your rotors.

Using Dial Indicators
March 21, 2007

Simple video howing to use a dial indicator, a very useful tool for any serious mechanic.

Using Porting Templates
March 21, 2007

Showing you how to properly use porting templates and the tools required.

Installing Heavy Duty Water Seals
March 21, 2007

This week we are showing how to install a set of heavy duty water seals.

Carbon Apex Seal Clearance
March 21, 2007

How to check the your apex to side housing clearance on your carbon apex seal motors.

Setting End Play
March 1, 2007

This is a short video that shows you how to set the end play on your rotary engine.

Checking Rotors
January 26, 2007

This is a 6 minute video showing how to check your rotors before reusing them in a rebuild.

Checking Eccentric Shafts
January 26, 2007

This is a 6 minute video demonstrating how you can examine your engine's eccentric shaft before using it in a rebuild.

Eccentric Shaft Thermal Bypass Valve Modification
January 15, 2007

This video teaches you how to modify the Eccentric Shaft Thermal Bypass Valve, which is also referred to as the Thermal Pellet or the Thermal Wax.

Installing 6 Port Inserts
January 13, 2007

Here is a simple modification you can do to your naturally aspirated rotary engine; this modification is only possible on NA engines made before the RENESIS. With this simple modification to your naturally aspirated engine you are easily able to gain about 8 horsepower.

Clearancing Side Seals
January 8, 2007

This video explains on setting the end clearance on your rotor's side seals.

Water Port & Oil Metering Hole Modification
January 3, 2007

This is a short video about blocking the rotor housing coolant passage with a freeze plug, plus a bit about plugging the oil metering injection hole with a pipe plug.

Checking Side Housings
December 29, 2006

This is a short video that shows how to examine your side housings before reusing them in an engine rebuild.

How To Check Rotor Housings
December 19, 2006

We explore how to check your old rotor housings to decide whether or not to reuse them in your rebuild.

Rotary Engine Stand Adapter
November 14, 2006

This is a short video clip featuring a rotary engine stand which helps the rebuilding process. It demonstrates how to install it, and the advantages of using an engine stand adapter.

Replacing the Pilot Bearing
November 4, 2006

Here is a 5 minute video clip showing how to replace the pilot bearing. The pilot bearing should be changed when you rebuild your engine ideally. It is a fairly inexpensive part but is extremely important in supporting the transmission.

Preparing Side Housings for Resurfacing/Lapping
October 28, 2006

This video teaches you how to prepare your side housings for resurfacing, which is also referred to as lapping also.

Modifying Rear Oil Pressure Regulator - Increasing Oil Pressure
October 22, 2006

Here is a 5 minute video clip explaining how to increase your rotary engine's oil pressure by modifying the rear oil pressure regulator.

Basic Rotary Engine Rebuild Parts
October 9, 2006

This is a 15 minute video showing you some of the basic parts that will needed to assemble a rotary engine.

Installing Rotor Bearings
October 1, 2006

This is a short video clip demonstrating how to properly install a rotor bearing, and a useful trick in aligning it correctly the first time.

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