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    New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    Received an email from Enya today, in which it is announced:

    "[Revival the 4st al-chrome model]
    The first 4st engine that ENYA METAL PRODUCTS released was AL-CHROME
    specification.
    This time, we return to the starting point and put 36-4C Al-CHRO TN and
    diesel model 36-4CD Al-CHRO TN
    on the market.
    The lightness and smoothness unique to AL-CHRO differ from other 4st models.

    It will be debut in middle of May."

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    Wow that is cool. If it wasn't for the horrid exchange rate between the Yen and the US Dollar they would be neat to get.

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?


    There was a rumor that Enya were having trouble with their AAC P/L assemblies. The Enya glow AAC wasn't available for quite a while.

    May be they've fixed the problem.


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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    A BIT OFF TOPIC but it would not surprise me if OS did a diesel again, It would likely be 2 strk much less hassel than 4 strk, they are into electric now too and allow them to hit the niche market to increase market share martin

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    I think OS would me more interested in Electric motors or gasoline engines than model diesel engines. but who knows what they really think about.
    OS did come out with a smaller 30cc size gas engine more recently though.
    So I expect them to have a 15cc to 20cc gas engine next.

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    Wonder if anyone had taken the plunge and ordered one?
    Kinda strange to see a glow plug on a 'diesel'.

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    At the retail price of 36,750 Yen it converts to about $461 US dollars, at the sale price 35,000 yen it converts to about $429 US dollars. Then add shipping too. I wanted to get the Enya 41 diesel but I missed out on it too.
    Heck, the Yen conversion rate is horrid, the nice little Enya 11CX-D converts to a price of about $174 US dollars too.
    There were a couple/three Enya 41 diesel four stroke engines that appeared on Ebay and they sold for about 25% over the suggested retail price. One could have bought it direct from Enya and actually saved a little money.


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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    G'day oily hand people.

    I picked up an Enya 41 4CD on eBay in Australia about a year ago for about 3/4 of the then asking price. It had not been run. I have since run it and it ran and started better than I expected but the residue coming out from the exhaust was really dark which made me think I had too large a prop on it. Others suggested I needed a better Kero to make my fuel but at that stage, I had run out of ether. I recently managed to get several litres of ether and will have another play with it soon.

    I think it is an "iron/steel" setup and not an AAC. I do have an AAC 45CX and it is a brilliant engine.

    Recently I have bought a 40SSBB and a 45SSBB. The 40 is iron/steel and the 45 is ringed. Both have been in planes and run really well. The 40 is currently in a Sig Fazer with an 11 x 5 prop and the 45 is in a GP Big Stick 40 with an 11 x 6. I am really pleased with both of them.

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    Their AAC and ABC engines are great, I have a few of the .11CXD and Ultra CXD, and the .15SS. The fixed compression on the four stroke is a little worrying though...

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    I thought that the fixed compression might be a problem, but after playing around with my Drone engines, it hasn't been a problem. The trick is in finding a propeller that works well with the engine using a fixed compression.

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?


    ORIGINAL: earlwb

    I thought that the fixed compression might be a problem, but after playing around with my Drone engines, it hasn't been a problem. The trick is in finding a propeller that works well with the engine using a fixed compression.

    Interestingly the oil content will change the comp for you too - just a few more drops per tank, there and the comps just right!


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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    My only "adventure" with a 4 stroke is an asp/mag 52 with a lavona cell made by Greg think we get about 9000-9500 with a 12x6 and not the bucks outlay for the enya runs fine clatters like hell till it warms up and compression readjusted then fine martin

    note he reworked the engine too to increase compression engine and all maybe spent about $250

    my enyas CX 11D and 25D super

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    I can vouch for the quality of Greg's diesel 4-stroke conversions. He and I get together a few times a year to hang out, run engines, and chase the kids around. He puts a lot of thought into them and does the conversions the right way. Someday, I hope to have one-looking for a donor motor right now.

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    I have a TT .75 FS that Greg converted for me.

    Ken Enya should consider retaining him as a consultant to take the ENYA four stroke diesels to the next level of performance and user friendliness.

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?


    ORIGINAL: fiery

    I have a TT .75 FS that Greg converted for me.

    Ken Enya should consider retaining him as a consultant to take the ENYA four stroke diesels to the next level of performance and user friendliness.
    Not ........... a bad ............ idea!!

    So who is going to point Greg out to the Enya's?


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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    Upon reflection I don't think my idea would work.

    The engines would need a major re-design.

    The plug / lanova cell orifice faces forward, which makes it impractical to convert the current ENYA four stroke engines to adjustable compression.

    A pity nonetheless.

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    fiery a few years back I picked up an Enya 41 4 strk at a close out price $125 or 135 no more than that it was a long term shelfer at the hobby shop comes with a remote cord hookup for glow plug no way you can hook up the glow battery and remove it and maintain fingers as the plug sticks out the front at an angle martin

    nice runner smooth

    Correction just looked at it its a 40 open rocker arms an oldie (bench test only)

    If anyone interested in PM me

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    With the Enya four stroke diesel and the lanova cell do the following per Greg. Increase compression start the engine and let it warm up then stop the engine, Reduce compression and restart the engine. Jack

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    thata work martin

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    Fresh from Enya's newletter



    http://www.enya-engine.com/36-4CD_E.html



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    Once you hear the sound of a multicylinder 4-stroke, you\'\'ll be hooked forever!

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    looking at the factory spec sheet the prop listing seems a bit odd a 12x14 and 8x5 ??
    the Davis info 2 STRK OF COURSE AN 11X6 FOR A 32 AND 11X7 FOR A 34
    i GET ABOUT 9500 ON MY ASP/MAG 52 4 STRK CONVERSION WITH A 12X6
    a 2 STRK 10 CONVERSION RUNS 9x4 that is what is on my OS 10 MAX MNNIE TELEMASTER Martin

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    ORIGINAL: AMB
    looking at the factory spec sheet the prop listing seems a bit odd a 12x14 and 8x5 ??
    The spec should be read:
    14~12 -> Diameter 14 to 12"
    8~5 -> Pitch: 8 to 5"

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    well mis read on that one thx was not clear to me martin

    the wave thing threw me thought it as a misprint do not even have that symbol on my keyboard

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    ORIGINAL: AMB
    ...do not even have that symbol on my keyboard
    Top left of keyboard, just below the ESC key [8D]

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    RE: New Enya 4-stroke diesel?

    Thx found it`key markings sort of worn off martin

    it even works Dahhh and my hair is gray not blond


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