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  • earlwb's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:21 AM
    What I do is run the engine on the ground for a few minutes to heat it up good. Then stop the engine and retighten the muffler screws while it is...
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    Yesterday, 05:29 AM
    The engine will work OK with the smaller muffler, but you may be losing some power that way. We used to run much worse mufflers than that on engines...
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    09-15-2014, 08:42 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Bubye OS 1.60FX in Glow Engines
    yeah that 1.60 is a nice engine. But unfortunately it has been squeezed out by the 30cc gas engines nowadays. So its market has become quite limited....
    2 replies | 50 view(s)
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    09-15-2014, 08:40 PM
    yes you are correct. But it would be interesting. Currently I have the ASP copy of the BGX engine on a profile 80 inch Extra plane. i am running a...
    18 replies | 242 view(s)
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    09-15-2014, 07:03 PM
    I remembered that my MVVS/Evolution 58cc gas engine turns a Top Flite 24x10 wide propeller at about 5800 RPMs. CH-Ignitions in Florida was getting a...
    18 replies | 242 view(s)
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    09-13-2014, 08:59 AM
    I had a situation occur in July. I had ordered three items from three different sellers. I never received the packages, but the packages tracking...
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    09-12-2014, 12:08 PM
    The Chinese are known to invent new arbitrary model numbers for the Walbro copies they make. They may or may not have made them under license though....
    4 replies | 137 view(s)
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    09-12-2014, 05:38 AM
    Yes a DLE 30cc carb would fit. You can lookup most any Walbro carb and its venturi size or parts list here...
    4 replies | 137 view(s)
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    09-10-2014, 06:43 PM
    Sorry that is too large of a propeller for the engine. OS suggests a dual bladed prop in the range of 18x8, 18x9, 18x10, 18x11, 18x12, 20x8, 20x9,...
    18 replies | 242 view(s)
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    09-09-2014, 12:45 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread bore de glazing in Gas Engines
    Well if this is one of those engines that uses the Chrome plating, nickle plating, Nikasil or Alusil, I would not touch it with anything. You would...
    18 replies | 356 view(s)
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    09-08-2014, 05:19 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I think he did or still does share the passion to some extent. When he was a kid, he used to work part time and most all of his summers at the Fox...
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    09-08-2014, 05:15 AM
    The RC car people call all of the glow erngines "nitro engines" or even "gas engines" still. The RC car companies still advertise the RC cars and...
    40 replies | 6313 view(s)
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    09-06-2014, 04:34 PM
    We'll that is a bummer in a way. But hopefully they kept the transfer port so that it has all three ports whereas the os 65 la has only the two boost...
    7 replies | 206 view(s)
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    09-05-2014, 08:09 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    One big problem is that Ralph Fox runs the company now and he is retired and getting older. he is Duke Fox's son. With the advent of the cheap...
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    09-05-2014, 02:58 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Why Not Reed Valves? in Glow Engines
    Reed valves don't quite have the performance that one can get using a front or rear rotary valve. Even a gasoline engine using a rotary valve...
    3 replies | 144 view(s)
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    09-04-2014, 09:39 AM
    It should outperform the 65LA engine, unless they cost reduced it too. The TT 65 engine appears to have a ball bearing supported crankshaft versus...
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    09-03-2014, 08:16 AM
    Well, at this time there are no version 3 engines. Sanye uses a generic engine mold with a insert for the brand name or logo to be put onto the...
    7 replies | 238 view(s)
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    09-02-2014, 10:02 AM
    The A engines have the needle on the carburetor whereas the AII engines use a remote needle off the back of the engine. They do appear to have a new...
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    08-30-2014, 09:39 PM
    Quite a few sources for them, from Ebay, through Valley View RC, Troy Built Models, Hobby King even, and others. ACERC, yeah fire extinqushers...
    24 replies | 494 view(s)
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    08-28-2014, 08:50 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Usually the needles use the middle portion of the taper for controlling the fuel flow and mixture. So filing a little off of the buggered tips should...
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    08-27-2014, 03:07 PM
    The cheap Chinese canister mufflers I happened to look at, basically had a inlet and a outlet and nothing in between. No baffles inside. They also...
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    08-26-2014, 12:12 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I never tried to see if the liners would fit one or the other engine. So I can't say if it works or not. But if it did in your case, that is quite...
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    08-26-2014, 05:55 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    The .50 tends to be flow restricted due to it being overbored. If you took apart a .45 and a .50 you could then see how little of the port passages...
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    08-22-2014, 01:23 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread removing wrist pins in Gas Engines
    Some engines used the wire clips or E clips to help lock the wrist pins in place and you still needed to use a piston pin tool to remove or press...
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    08-22-2014, 12:42 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Fueling without a pump in Gas Engines
    The air pressure method with a tire pump works pretty good. But you could use the one way valve squeeze bulb they use with small outboard boat...
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    08-21-2014, 10:17 AM
    They were actually discussing this several years ago. The expensive brand name canister mufflers are quite sophisticated on the inside with baffles,...
    24 replies | 494 view(s)
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    08-21-2014, 10:07 AM
    Yes you can do it with most any glow engine, big or small. CH-Ignitions shows a lot of the conversion kits that they have done for glow engines too....
    2 replies | 109 view(s)
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    08-21-2014, 09:59 AM
    Well, those APC scimitar shaped sharp front edge props tend to scare me more than the more conventional shape of the Master Airscrew props. I figure...
    29 replies | 810 view(s)
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    08-19-2014, 07:32 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    +1, yes the fuel leaks out. The tubing helps to keep the needle centered better for ease of adjustment if the detents are loose.
    3639 replies | 224617 view(s)
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    08-19-2014, 02:13 PM
    Sounds like it is used under the carburetor, so as to seal it off where it mates to the engine. But it is usually a O-ring that is maybe 2 to 3mm...
    4 replies | 144 view(s)
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