86-11 Rx7 & Rx8 Atkins' Thermal Pellet (ARE50)

86-11 Rx7 & Rx8 Atkins' Thermal Pellet (ARE50)

Fits 1986-2011 Rx7 & Rx8 models, doesn't work for rx7s before 1986.

The factory thermal pellet acts like a thermostat for the oil system. When the oil is cold it does not allow full flow to the rotors for cooling, only enough for the bearings. As the oil warms up it allows more & more oil to flow. When this fails, it does so in the cold mode, thus not allowing oil to fully flow to the rotors, which overheats them and causes damage to the oil control rings. This does not increase oil pressure.

"For off road use only."



When the factory thermal pellet starts going out the thing clients comment on the most is excessive oil smoke at start up, which tends to go away as the car warms up and the catalytic converter cleans up the exhaust. Some people even notice the oil pressure being slightly lower.

Our replacement pellet keeps the engine oil in warm mode so that oil is always flowing to the shaft thus fixing the problem of the faulty factory thermal pellet.

We don't know who started the rumor on the internet that this increases oil pressure, but it does not, for that you would need something like our increase oil pressure kit.

Fits turbo & non-turbo.

Instructions for installation of the thermal pellet.

For off road use only....

Front Hub Bolt Torque Specs:

79-85 Rx772-87 ft/lbs (100-120Nm)
86-91 Rx780-98 ft/lbs (108-132Nm)
93-95 Rx7180-200 ft/lbs (240-270Nm)
04-11 Rx8222-250 ft/lbs (300-340Nm)
Score: 4.71 (votes: 14)
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    • SKU
      ARE50
    • Weight
      0.04 lbs
  • Manufacturer
    Atkins Rotary Specialties
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  • TheChenowth
    Apr 17, 2018, 01:55 PM
    Cheaper then OEM and Reliable
  • b l taylor
    Dec 31, 1969, 04:00 PM
    great site
  • Fitment Type
    Vehicle Specific
ModelYearEngine
Rx804-0813B-MSP
Rx809-1113B-MSP
Rx71986Non-Turbo
Rx71987Non-Turbo
Rx71987Turbo
Rx71988Non-Turbo
Rx71988Turbo
Rx71989Non-Turbo
Rx71989Turbo
Rx71990Non-Turbo
Rx71990Turbo
Rx71991Non-Turbo
Rx71991Turbo
Rx71993Automatic
Rx71993Manual
Rx71994Manual
Rx71994Automatic
Rx71995Manual
Rx71995Automatic

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