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Old 07-15-2013, 06:29 PM   #22276
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Seems like an indication of highly inefficient combustion....
Yes. One of the reasons the original wankels went away. The new ones are better.
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Old 07-15-2013, 07:28 PM   #22277
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That car would be illegal to drive in MI. State law prohibits vehicles that emit heavy smoke or flames.
MI law prohibits anything remotely fun, so what else it new
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Old 07-15-2013, 08:42 PM   #22278
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MI law prohibits anything remotely fun, so what else it new
Ohio State Patrol hasn't got a lot of humor, either. Whether MI will enforce their laws is unknown.

I never see much enforcement here in rural areas. Just stating the law on the books. BTW, modern electronic fuel injection eliminates off-idle torching.
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Old 07-16-2013, 06:18 AM   #22279
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At risk of creating more talk and less pitchers, I have a question about the Mazada.

How come it appears periodically that the flames come out one exhaust and not the other?

Is this a wankel thing or do all dual exhausts(that emit flames) do this?

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Old 07-16-2013, 06:36 AM   #22280
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BTW, modern electronic fuel injection eliminates off-idle torching.
Except when you're running a ton of anti-lag...
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:19 AM   #22281
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At risk of creating more talk and less pitchers, I have a question about the Mazada.

How come it appears periodically that the flames come out one exhaust and not the other?

Is this a wankel thing or do all dual exhausts(that emit flames) do this?

Thanks.
I am pretty sure the 2nd gens that have the dual exhaust like that is just a Y-pipe. The exhaust flow will favor one side or the other in most cases.

I had a modified 3rd gen RX-7 that would shoot some fireballs, but that was mainly due to it running really rich. Fun car, just not practical for anything other than a race track. Also, less than 10mpg when in boost running premium gas, not cheap to to keep gas in.
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Old 07-16-2013, 12:24 PM   #22282
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Old 07-16-2013, 12:27 PM   #22283
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Old 07-16-2013, 12:35 PM   #22284
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[IMG]http://bamarides.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/2.jpg[/ IMG]
Sure it wasn't 205 PM?
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Old 07-16-2013, 12:39 PM   #22285
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It looks like Red was hugging the line prior to impact.
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Old 07-16-2013, 12:46 PM   #22286
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Sure it wasn't 205 PM?
yep

by the time i found a killboy picture i couldn't remember twenty minutes had slipped away
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Old 07-16-2013, 12:49 PM   #22287
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It looks like Red was hugging the line prior to impact.
The full sequence is in the thread somewhere. I don't think it would have mattered where the red bike was in the lane.
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Old 07-16-2013, 12:58 PM   #22289
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Old 07-16-2013, 01:02 PM   #22290
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Especially when the one at fault was the other guy!

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