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Operation: Teardown

Wankel's simple engine design not only allows it to run beautifully, but also makes the engine very easy to disassemble.

Step 1:  Remove oil pan and strainer.

Oil pan Oil sump

Step 2:  Remove eccentric shaft bolt, flywheel nut, and flywheel.

Flywheel nut (54mm) and flywheel removed Eccentric shaft bolt removed

Step 3:  Remove all bolts holding engine together (18)

All bolts removed

Step 4:  Remove front cover

Front cover Front cover removed

Step 5:  Remove oil pump and counterweight assembly

No more oil pump or counterweight

 

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