Originally Posted by xicema17x
You know it just hit me randomly today that, regardless the price, I think it'll be a great investment. I'm always concerned about how my engine, so I guess it would add reliability.
Eversince I started trying to work on wankles, it's no joke. Sometimes quality is superior for this type of work. You have to learn the car inside out, before you even start to pull the full potential out of this car. I still don't know what that is... Lol Hopefully I get there...
take this with a grain of salt.
the OEM units cost about the same price as a rebuilt engine, the test units will not fix your internals but only give a gauge on possibly how much life your engine has left.
a $30 generic compression tester will do the same.
the OEM unit is simplicity. you plug it in and it gives you all the relevant information. so for the extreme cost you get slightly less headache with more accurate(is it really? test units still fail, lose calibration and it isn't likely you are going to get one brand new in the box) comparative figures.
i use a piston compression tester, always have. have tested at least a hundred rotary engines and even gotten more accurate results than the dealership had provided for one customer who said his engine was done, which it wasn't and still was pushing 110+psi per face.