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|