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

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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 Rx7 72-87 ft/lbs (100-120Nm)
86-91 Rx7 80-98 ft/lbs (108-132Nm)
93-95 Rx7 180-200 ft/lbs (240-270Nm)
04-11 Rx8 222-250 ft/lbs (300-340Nm)
  • $9.00

    • Weight
      0.04 lbs
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  • Manufacturer
    Atkins Rotary Specialties
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  • Apr 17, 2018, 12:55 PM
    Cheaper then OEM and Reliable
  • Dec 31, 1969, 04:00 PM
    great site
  • Fitment Type
    Vehicle Specific
Model Year Engine
Rx8 04-08 13B-MSP
Rx8 09-11 13B-MSP
Rx7 1986 Non-Turbo
Rx7 1987 Non-Turbo
Rx7 1987 Turbo
Rx7 1988 Non-Turbo
Rx7 1988 Turbo
Rx7 1989 Non-Turbo
Rx7 1989 Turbo
Rx7 1990 Non-Turbo
Rx7 1990 Turbo
Rx7 1991 Non-Turbo
Rx7 1991 Turbo
Rx7 1993 Automatic
Rx7 1993 Manual
Rx7 1994 Manual
Rx7 1994 Automatic
Rx7 1995 Manual
Rx7 1995 Automatic

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