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« on: July 06, 2005, 11:26:23 PM »
1974 Dnepr 500

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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2005, 11:28:01 PM »
DNEPR Motoprom 500

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« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2005, 11:30:00 PM »
1985 Russian \'copy\' of the British Norton Rotary

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« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2005, 11:31:42 PM »
\'Modern\' looking DNEPR motoprom 500

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« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2005, 11:33:49 PM »
Not strictly speaking Russian, the East German MZ kk175w Rotary

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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2005, 08:57:12 AM »
Wow! I thought I knew my Rotaries, but I have never seen these machines before! I knew VAZ made cars but was unaware of Russian Wankel Motorcycles. Good post!

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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2005, 12:15:32 PM »
if someone else made it you can bet the russians made a \'copy\' too :D

hence why the VAZ (Lada) rotary engines are spookily similar to mazda engines.