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Old 05-15-2012, 11:49 PM   #1
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Default 87 13b Rebuild or Replace?
i'm a new rotary fanatic, i just bought a 1987 rx7 non turbo, but it has bad coolant seals. i need help on figuring out the best way to get her up and running again. i see a alot of people say i should rebuild the entire motor or buy a jdm engine off ebay. but i dont have $900 for a master rebuild kit or even more for an entire motor. i need help
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Old 05-29-2012, 10:22 PM   #2
 
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Rebuild the motor man, if you buy another motor you will be getting a used motor. At least with the rebuild you are starting fresh. Coolant seals require a rebuild, sorry no way around it, that I know of.


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Old 05-30-2012, 06:23 AM   #3
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i found out that the coolant seals werent blown, the guy was a complete idiot. he said there was alot wrong when theres not. the coolant system just needed to be burped of air. so motors good and runs like a champ right now
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Good to hear man


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Old 11-26-2017, 01:56 AM   #5
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Hey, I just rebuild my motor without replacing my oil seals on the rotors. But I did replace the coolant seats, side seals and apex seals and springs. If I use a different turbo than the stock, should I use blockers?
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