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Saito's New Engine: FG-90R3

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Old 05-08-2016, 07:32 PM
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7aXsrTY5Qc It will be coming soon.
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Old 05-09-2016, 05:27 AM
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Wonder if it will run without spending $300 to $500 on it
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Old 07-31-2016, 01:13 PM
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To be released In October...

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Old 07-31-2016, 07:49 PM
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Originally Posted by aquaskiman View Post
Wonder if it will run without spending $300 to $500 on it
Saito licensed Ray's mods which were first used in the 60 size radial. It quickly became apparent that they were not going to pay to modify the existing 84's and 33's. So you just bring out a new engine..... I have NO idea if Ray's mods are incorporated into this engine but I'll tell 'ya what, those mods made a whole BUNCH of difference on my FG84...
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Old 08-10-2016, 05:44 PM
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I'll bet this is an 84 bored out re-valved and Ray English mods
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Old 08-10-2016, 05:45 PM
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I can't wait till they go on sale
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http://www.saito-mfg.com/radial-file...3/fg-90r3.html
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Looks like about $1835.00
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Knew there had to be a reason the 84 was on such a discount, I really do hope the did this one right....
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Old 09-02-2016, 08:16 AM
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I spoke with Ray English and it is definitely done right
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Originally Posted by n8622t View Post
I spoke with Ray English and it is definitely done right
ok that's great! So it's basically an 84 done properly with rays mods. So hopefully it will be the same diameter, with more power! I'll be anxious to order one!
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Old 09-02-2016, 08:33 PM
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Enlarged bore same stroke same exterior dimensions plus rays mods.....just get the 84 and send it to Ray for less money than the 90
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I will be looking to purchase this for my Ziroli Hellcat that I have just started!
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Old 09-09-2016, 04:37 PM
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I called horizon...as usual they don't have a clue that it even exists
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Depending on who you call at Horizon, it is very possible they may not know of a new engine. Until it is in our system it is not visible to sales, customer service or, product support. It should be live on the website next week for preorder.

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Well well well look at this...a new version of the FG-84. I ended up paying for thr R&D of the FG-20...., FG-57.... then I saw the FG-33 R3, FG-60 R3 and the FG-84 R3........ A bell rang in my head...."wait ans see" was the call. I do see what SAITO want to do but I can not afford the R&D.... I sold my FG-57 for an ok prise to buy an FG-61TS. I am stil not fully happy. I is hard to start, it dose not prime properly IAW instructions. I have to plug the intake stack to have good starts of open fully the trotle to start.

Now I see the FG-XX R3 is getting a thecnical up-date.... so it did not Worth to bux the first version....just like the Honda Civic 1976....(now thw best made cars)
I may buy one in one year...(FG-90 R3)
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Old 09-29-2016, 08:24 AM
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Dont they look nice!!!! they would look better once all bugs are straighted. it will come... It is from kazen contry... Arigato SAITO-SAN

Mado, Mado desu!!!!
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Does anyone know what the prop shaft size is on the FG84R3? The threaded end is 10mm but it enlarges along the smooth part where the prop rests
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12mm for the shaft without thread
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Originally Posted by hyltaiwan View Post
12mm for the shaft without thread
Thank you....too bad it isn't 10mm to the prop hub
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It's now listed on HH website for preorder!
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It's now listed on HH website for preorder!
Awesome!! Thanks
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My local hobby shop called and my engine is in. I will be putting it in the Hanger 9 Corsair with the Keleo exhaust ring.
This will only be the second gas engine I have owned, and my first a DLE61 only has one flight on it.
Anxious to the the motor installed and get the Corsair flying.
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