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Old 01-16-10, 12:00 AM   #1
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engine vibration

I have an 88 turbo with about 5k on a remanufactured engine. It idles smoothly, but as I run up to about 2000 rpm or more while in nuetral I am getting a lot of vibration. I know it should be extremely smooth since it is a rotary engine. Any ideas?
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Check the condition of the cooling fan, and the engine mounts.
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Old 01-16-10, 10:46 AM   #3
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Also check your oil level. I had an rx-8 with like 8 quart sof oil in it yesturday. The engine ha da ton of vibration. Also check yoru exhaust mounting points and make sure it isn't bound up.
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Thanks for the ideas. I will check and see what I can find and hopefully get it running smooth.
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Also check your oil level. I had an rx-8 with like 8 quart sof oil in it yesturday. The engine ha da ton of vibration. Also check yoru exhaust mounting points and make sure it isn't bound up.
8 quarts?!?!?!? damn son!!!!
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