I begin my 4 Rotor C8 Corvette Swap! Modern Aerovette Incoming!

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Rob Dahm

پیش 6 ماه

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Shooting Cars
Shooting Cars پیش 6 ماه
-Advertises Valvoline 20w50 -Makes the video 20:50 Marketing lvl: 100
Ben Mur0
Ben Mur0 پیش 6 ماه
2000th like
Mason ADog99
Mason ADog99 پیش 6 ماه
Could you pare the Billet Sequential transmission with the 4 rotor for the C8 project
Chris young
Chris young پیش 6 ماه
Jarok3 Bill Gates has cracked the encryption and takes a small percent of the internet traffic to fund his endeavors to vaccinate and chip everyone.
lars kristensen
lars kristensen پیش 6 ماه
@Rob Dahm they should pay double for that detail :P
R -
R - پیش 6 ماه
Everything he touches turns to Gold it seems doesn't it?
never stop fighting
never stop fighting پیش 3 ماه
I want the original Corvette engine and trans for a project.
vidznstuff1
vidznstuff1 پیش 4 ماه
When you "begin a SWAP" there are two engines in play...not a half hour going on about the engine going into a car that doesn't exist. And what happened to the auction ad car? Another bait and switch for ad revenue?
Tom Quantum
Tom Quantum پیش 4 ماه
Rob, just Watched the Mazzei Formula 7 at Road Atlanta's Track, was Disappointed they didn't get to wind it out much, and then a Practice Lap crash ending his Practice Session? Was, or is this your 26B FD3, or another car, Brian looks like he's having a blast, Driving it, but a Sequential Shift Transmission sure would make it even more awesome, hopefully the C8 , DCTT Can handle 1000hp, we'll wait & see! Lol 😄😎😎🤔
Nick P
Nick P پیش 5 ماه
Parts car for you? gmauthority.com/blog/2020/06/c8-corvette-badly-damaged-after-falling-off-lift-in-dealer-service-bay/
patt20b
patt20b پیش 5 ماه
The biggest problem with this kind of rotary is that the two outside rotors make more power then the inside two rotors. Due to the center plates only have small ports. They are primary ports. And you are using them as a secondary port and they are just not big enough. No matter how much you port them.
State Line
State Line پیش 5 ماه
Just say I want to rev a C8 to the Moon! Torn about this🤨
Kenn Cooper
Kenn Cooper پیش 5 ماه
This is a total question from a noob.. This rotary stuff is betond facinating. Could a forger (completely nuts idea) forge a new crank changing the firing order of a 4 rotary to (3421) firing order for harmonics sake? Would one just change crank lobe positions? or is it like opening a can of worms? It would be educational as to know why it wouldn't work. This build and your walkthrough have shown me a tonne of neat things. I'm full of 'wankle' questions. Thanks. Subscribed.
YMC-DAB420
YMC-DAB420 پیش 5 ماه
I would respect non-rotary swaps on rx7’s if it wasnt a big v8, but more like a k20. At least keep the spirit of “lightweight-low power” stance
YMC-DAB420
YMC-DAB420 پیش 5 ماه
Dont know why i said that here. Completely unrelated...
SAVAGE TUNER
SAVAGE TUNER پیش 5 ماه
TWO DECADES LATER:
59vaughn
59vaughn پیش 5 ماه
Yeah baby...!!!!
Samuel Eden
Samuel Eden پیش 5 ماه
And there was another guy that is friends with Cletus MacFarlane and he put a small cheap rotary motor in a Corvette and went to a Mansion with Cletus MacFarlane. So you’re the third person who has done this
Samuel Eden
Samuel Eden پیش 5 ماه
I cam out of a RX seven
Samuel Eden
Samuel Eden پیش 5 ماه
I hating at all your just the third person
Dihler
Dihler پیش 5 ماه
11:40 did i just hear SIX rotor?????
Christian Moore
Christian Moore پیش 5 ماه
You win sema 2021
Tyler
Tyler پیش 5 ماه
Man. GREAT descriptions for everything! This was very informative for someone that's never dealt with rotary engines. Can't wait to see the progress!
Section 237
Section 237 پیش 5 ماه
Starts much, finishes little.
Skyler Bunce
Skyler Bunce پیش 5 ماه
This just in, Rob Dahm is about to ruin another perfectly good car.
HawlHeed
HawlHeed پیش 5 ماه
Are you going to get the Vargas brothers @angelmotorsport involved with the project?
indoor ice lacrosse
indoor ice lacrosse پیش 5 ماه
Thanks a lot for the info ! Do you know anyone that has tried hydrogen as the fuel source ? I made a hydrogen fuel cell (HHO) for a piston engine and it completely rusted the thing out. I was told I needed to go to a rotary engine, It would exhaust all of the moisture. Let me know if you believe that is true about the exhaust of a rotary engine ! HHO burns cold, the rotary would literally need no coolant. I have an extra HHO Fuel cell if you would like to play with one. It makes 70 liters of HHO a minute, size of a small fish tank. 12V, 20A of power required !
ChristophInns
ChristophInns پیش 5 ماه
That the oil gets so hot the engine requires 3 oil coolers is one of the reasons why rotary engines are so inefficient compared with piston engines.
Calvin H.
Calvin H. پیش 5 ماه
Valvoline is good oil. I only use Valvoline or Castrol. And I have and have had many vehicles I was very hard on, and I've never had an internal failure, and when I open the engines valve covers or oil pans, they're always clean with absolutely no sort of buildup or discoloring from heating marks. Ps. I did have one engine throw a rod through the side of the block, but it was because I bought the truck with the engine noise, and it sounded like the noise was coming from the bell housing, so I was thinking it was something in the clutch, so I held the engine at around 7000rpm's until it made a heck of a noise and there was oil and rod parts on the ground. But looking at the internal parts, the end cap on the rod that let loose had all the bolt threads that held the end cap on, and the bolt was in the oil pan with the upper threads messed up. So I say that bolt backed out and caused the rod to let go.
Casual Starlord
Casual Starlord پیش 5 ماه
"A lot of you sent us photos of a wrecked C8, we are not doing that, we are going to buy a brand new C8!" next episode "SO, we bought that wrecked c8!"
Matheus Lavigne
Matheus Lavigne پیش 5 ماه
Isso é arte
orlando garcia
orlando garcia پیش 5 ماه
Now you can burn all the oil you want cheers
Alex Ford
Alex Ford پیش 5 ماه
I mean, put in an order for a C8 with Criswell Chevrolet. No markup. You can't get one at a reasonable cost as the video I saw before the one explaining the Wankel was the fellow who paid 25 K above sticker in Vancouver Island, Canada. I don't know the full dealer allocation everywhere, but these days, until quite a few C8's are built there aren't any at sticker and that is not likely to change soon, mainly because there are so many who want a C8 for what it is. I mean, I have one coming to me in May, June, July or August I don't know why. It is for a place in line. But having already scored a C8 from a local dealer, when 18 C8's came in to Los Angeles and the surrounding counties, the week prior to April 12, I bought one of those 18 in Los Angeles. Four days later there were 4 left; not long after that, there were zero left. There is one catch. I need 5K for it, which is the amount I invested with the dealer for the deposit. Color? Blade Silver Metallic. This is not a LT1 and its not an LT2 so the car is priced in the 96range, plus tax, license and transportation. AF
Alex Ford
Alex Ford پیش 5 ماه
Those bolts, outta billet? You obviously love the wankel!
Alex Ford
Alex Ford پیش 5 ماه
It was interesting to me that the supposed air-cooled Porsche Engine was actually and oil cooled engine. When the power had gone up when I customized a 911 T engine to a RS specification engine with a 2.9 liter, I installed an oil cooler out front with lines that went to the rear. Spooling up? Turbo with the Rotary. Join it to an all wheel drive like Audi quattro and the two most unfair automotive advantages in motoring would be put together. If it were reliable, it could win its class at the 24 hours of Le Mans...well, maybe. AF
Alex Ford
Alex Ford پیش 5 ماه
It's possible to state that the operative words may be, "...and then it broke down." It's a nice project. I'll be interested to see how it turns out. 20-50 is a highly protective oil. Starting with a brand new engine with a new engine and car warranty seems like it might be a little bit odd. AF
Michael Wunder
Michael Wunder پیش 5 ماه
What tools do you use? I remember in a video I believe you discussed this already but I don't know which one. Been a fan a long time actually the only rotary fan I follow is you. Please let me know thanks have a wonderful day rob
Diesel Ramcharger
Diesel Ramcharger پیش 5 ماه
this is the dumbest swap ever. time and money to make a car slower.
Artistic Beats
Artistic Beats پیش 5 ماه
i was there from start to finish on the rx7 time to wait another 7 years i’ll be back
Steve smith
Steve smith پیش 5 ماه
Swap the Tesla Roadster 3 motors to the C8.....0-60 in 1.9 seconds and top speed of well over 200 MPH....and still be able to go 650 miles per charge...especially with the new solid state batteries...small and light...The rotary engine will probably get about 5 MPG.
mynameisray
mynameisray پیش 5 ماه
"I'm going to get a new one to do it" *buys used one a few weeks later because he's too poor to buy a new piece of shit pile of american scrap*
Makr Berg
Makr Berg پیش 5 ماه
How come no one talked about the Aero Vette? I can't wait for you to startthis project
Mr Yang
Mr Yang پیش 5 ماه
Dude, wheres my car
rotaryenginepete
rotaryenginepete پیش 5 ماه
my 2nd FB had a unique secondary oil cooler. pretty genius design, it screwed into the oil filter port and the oil filter screwed into it.
Rodney Betz
Rodney Betz پیش 5 ماه
Can’t wait to see you get this engine in the wrecked orange C8.
NeoIsrafil
NeoIsrafil پیش 5 ماه
Ok... now I have something I actually want to CNC... I want to cnc a 6 liter rotary engine... considering the kind of INSANE power a 2 liter rotary can put out...imagine that power! So... the mismatched ports... just weld in some material on the inlet to make the big ones match the smaller. Youd have a bit less flow, yes, but itll be balanced.
Inder Bains
Inder Bains پیش 5 ماه
Didn’t you make a video on you using pennzoil 2 years sho
markcozzie
markcozzie پیش 5 ماه
Rob should've sent the oil for inspection when all that alloy from the intercooler got into the engine 😭
michael jackson
michael jackson پیش 5 ماه
please manual trans convert the vette please
michael jackson
michael jackson پیش 5 ماه
i hope you make the vette a 6/7 speed manual
JIMBO
JIMBO پیش 5 ماه
None of them have ever held together at that hp/torque and more than probably none ever will.
Fred Garvin
Fred Garvin پیش 5 ماه
Have you finished a car yet? And now your gonna start another?
Stander Garage
Stander Garage پیش 5 ماه
Smart
Verisimilitude Dude
Verisimilitude Dude پیش 5 ماه
Yawn. Why not just leave the Corvette alone? Isn't the engine that comes with it already an engineering masterpiece?
CLARISSA FARMER
CLARISSA FARMER پیش 5 ماه
I’m building a 34 rotor Bugatti veyron with 12 turbos it will be finished in 25 years
Dr M
Dr M پیش 5 ماه
That's a great idea... replace the motor in a Corvette with something worse. Next up? C8 ZR1 gets an Iron Duke! Woohooooo!
Black Sun
Black Sun پیش 6 ماه
Rotary engines are pieces of crap that wont last you a year of use, effective? Yes. Great power producers? Yes. Last more them a few years? Hell fucking no
Aunt Givafok
Aunt Givafok پیش 6 ماه
What an absolute Legend. God bless your heart
yo momma
yo momma پیش 6 ماه
Just open the hood and shit in it, swap complete.
Miguel Gámez Berral
Miguel Gámez Berral پیش 6 ماه
What about 5 rotor engine? I've never seen one
Division Youtube
Division Youtube پیش 6 ماه
I went to the Portland auto show about 3 or so months ago and when I saw the c8 I said “what if that had a rotary?”. I burst out laughing when I saw this video. Couldn’t believe someone is doing it.
rome 7869
rome 7869 پیش 6 ماه
Gm tried back in the day...... PHUK it...... show'n how it's done...
Make Asylums Great Again • 10 years ago
Make Asylums Great Again • 10 years ago پیش 6 ماه
My grandchildren look forward to seeing you complete the c8.
islamico bmx
islamico bmx پیش 6 ماه
fuel injection fueltech??
carlos rojas
carlos rojas پیش 6 ماه
Rob wants to put dorito power in everything
Giovanni Rossi
Giovanni Rossi پیش 6 ماه
Why don’t you buy that 73 Corvette 4-Rotor prototype car, take the V8 out and put the 4-Rotor the way it was meant to be and it might really worth much more money that way. Now the the McLaren SpeedTail is out which is similar to the 73 Vette 4-Rotor... with Single big turbo you can make it sound better and just as fast as the McLaren SpeedTail
MADLARZ
MADLARZ پیش 6 ماه
Love how you sound like your falling in love everytime you explain something! Can’t wait to see the 4 Rotor C8!
El Misionero Matsuura Junichiro
El Misionero Matsuura Junichiro پیش 6 ماه
You must put a 8-rotor engine.
Brian Ross
Brian Ross پیش 6 ماه
GM Holden also dabbled in a sports car in 1969 called the Holden Hurricane the "rotor motor" wasn't put into this vehicle though but was installed into a Holden HJ - HX Premier Sedan by Mazda Japan who called it the "Roadpacer" These were interesting times for GM and they allowed the Holden subsidiary off the leash to explore their own path. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holden_Hurricane en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazda_Roadpacer_AP
Jeremy Stig
Jeremy Stig پیش 6 ماه
It doesn't make sense since the LS is a great engine, but i still like what Rob is doing haha.
Prison Mike
Prison Mike پیش 6 ماه
this tidal is just one huge eye roll to be honest
Jeffrey Yates
Jeffrey Yates پیش 6 ماه
I feel betrayed.... What happened to completing the first AWD 4 Rotor RX7?
Tj Beregi
Tj Beregi پیش 6 ماه
Sweet another car we will never ever see on the road or track!!!!! #quitwastingourtime
JC
JC پیش 6 ماه
"They're all 1/2 inch and they need to be milled out in this block..." Huh? 🤷‍♂️ You don't mill out bolts while they're in a block. That's not even a thing. You mill and enlarge the bolt holes for the larger bolts.
Emanule Casillas
Emanule Casillas پیش 6 ماه
What's happening to the LT from the Corvette, and can I have it?
Matt Fosh
Matt Fosh پیش 6 ماه
When you demand your vett burns oil by design.... Slap in a rotery.
K H
K H پیش 6 ماه
What a waste.
Alexander Cartier
Alexander Cartier پیش 6 ماه
GM also didnt follow through with a rotary because they found their small block was better by almost every metric...
Alexander Cartier
Alexander Cartier پیش 6 ماه
So you took out a modern good engine replaced it with a less efficient and less reliable motor? Isn't that a bit counter intuitive?
MONTESK MUSIC
MONTESK MUSIC پیش 6 ماه
When did the Green Arrow start a IRpost channel?
nick west
nick west پیش 6 ماه
Rob is the rotor master!!!! I had zero idea these motors where so wild and amazing. Thanks Rob for A+ content and knowledge
subjectsigma925
subjectsigma925 پیش 6 ماه
*takes reliably quick car* *Makes slow and unreliable* Alrighty then. I see we've left reality.
Sjoberghd
Sjoberghd پیش 6 ماه
This will be bad ass. My grandfather actually worked on the Corvette prototype when he was working for GM back in the 70s. He once told me what really killed the GM rotary was due to the engine's massive size and design. the thing had serious overheating issues that they couldn't figure out how to fix and the engine was just overall unreliable.
navy Guy
navy Guy پیش 6 ماه
Stop, a 4 rotor, boring i want to see a v8 rotor, make it happen bald dude b4 u lose all ur hair hey
Viscous Shear
Viscous Shear پیش 6 ماه
Just think in 3 years time when these are standard fitment on things Rob will pour aluminium through it so Garrett know how strong they are.
Enzo Errera
Enzo Errera پیش 6 ماه
I like the way people are saying see this project in 5 years and people are talking smack about Rob like bro im sorry Rob is supposed to give u what u want when you want it and last I checked non of you guys built an awd 1000whp 4 rotor and just casually has a Diablo sitting in the back so if your mom hasn't tought you anything, if u have nothing nice to say shut up and don't say anything. please he is not your servant stop thinking that, cause ik non of you guys have crazy projects like his.
painedinks
painedinks پیش 6 ماه
If Dr Frankenstein had a test tube filled with cellular microbes of Einstein, and then added the DNA of a few bald eagles sprinkled with stars and stripes, then threw it in a turbo charged blender with a small amount of motor oil and racing fuel, then put it in a petri dish and kept it in a climate controlled lab for up to 9 months feeding it only doritos and bits and pieces of freedom until late one night it escaped from the lab only to find refuge into a corvette manufacturing plant.... ladies and gentlemen I give you Mr Rob Dahm!! This man is an amazing genius!
Rob Dahm
Rob Dahm پیش 6 ماه
😂😂😂
boydwagon
boydwagon پیش 6 ماه
"I'm Sorry Rob, I'm afraid I can't do that". No-one else noticed the voice of the computer "Hal", from the movie 2001 a space oddsey?
Elwin Way
Elwin Way پیش 6 ماه
When working on rotaries its good to have an oil sponsor lmao
ken cohagen
ken cohagen پیش 6 ماه
This sounds like an awesome idea!
Joshua Best
Joshua Best پیش 6 ماه
Dahm Rob, Dahm.....(See what I did there?)
Christopher Johnson
Christopher Johnson پیش 6 ماه
Let me know when you finish one project !!driving Ls fest breaking down is not a finished project.4 rotor all wheels drive rx7 nice how fast is it? How bout 1/8 mile 1/4 ? Track? I was excited to see you projects kick ass but they never do
Daron Cannon
Daron Cannon پیش 6 ماه
Why
John Durham
John Durham پیش 6 ماه
I must commend you for taking on this project and for committing to the purchase of the internet's hottest 'new' car just to take it apart. Your description of the 4 rotor engine design, modifications and performance was amazing (although much was wasted on me). During the process of bouncing from engine to engine to engine and back I ended up dizzy and feeling video drunk. I look forward to watching your progress. Many IRpostrs are claiming 'the first' C8 this-or-that...you are actually doing C8 firsts. Good luck.
scottgas1299
scottgas1299 پیش 6 ماه
Never thought I'd see a temperamental rotary in place of a GM LT/LS
KEVIN M
KEVIN M پیش 6 ماه
Finish the RX7 first 🙌🏻
Mason ADog99
Mason ADog99 پیش 6 ماه
i was wondering if you could pare the Billet Sequential transmission with the 4 rotor for the C8
A Z
A Z پیش 6 ماه
Huh, my e30 takes 20w50 and I've been using Castrol GTX but it burns a bit of oil now with 100k+ on the odo... I'll try Valvoline and see if it's any better.
Anthony 1
Anthony 1 پیش 6 ماه
tearing apart a new c8 to swap a rotary in it? umm this channel is going to blow up.
darkcevar
darkcevar پیش 6 ماه
Lets take a well designed, super fast sports car, removed the legendary, reliable small block V8 engine, and throw in a unreliable, fuel hogging, low torque rotary.... Someone didn't think this one through completely before hand. Terrible idea. Oh, and good luck getting the electronics to work.
Marc Stevens
Marc Stevens پیش 6 ماه
Using a smaller spool size turbo to prevent lag... did you consider Mazda's theory of sequential with a large behind a small turbo and setting up something like that? What about typical twin turbo setup with smaller turbos? You're talking boost at 1500 RPM. Love the channel. I got started with Wankel's with my RX-3, then an RX-4. Finally my last one was a Turbo II RX-7. And yes, I hit the subscribe button.
Zachary Saunders
Zachary Saunders پیش 6 ماه
This is gonna be sick
Mightywasp 12
Mightywasp 12 پیش 6 ماه
Let me get that lt engine then
Jerry Robindale
Jerry Robindale پیش 6 ماه
I promise I'm not watching, the title alone triggered me!!😤😤😂😂😂😭😭
Qrow Ok
Qrow Ok پیش 6 ماه
Truecar has a lot at MSRP currently. 77K-87K
megaman5125
megaman5125 پیش 6 ماه
*Corotorvirus*
Thomas J. Banks
Thomas J. Banks پیش 6 ماه
Honestly, you gotta be the dumbest person alive for this on dude. 🙄
leebog31
leebog31 پیش 6 ماه
Please tell me you are going to mate this to a manual transmission.
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