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    Today, 11:51 AM
    One thought since this thread was resurrected is that a small company started making the AHC or OHC A-38cc gas engine. It is based on the Honda GX-35...
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    08-24-2015, 07:50 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    It is a big one, .90 size. I think it would give a little more muffler pressure with a .60 size muffler. But I haven't found one yet to try to see...
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    08-24-2015, 06:29 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I happen to be using a Davis Soundmaster muffler on my old venerable Fox Blue Head .60 engine. it is a big heavy engine that uses the same crankcase...
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    08-24-2015, 09:22 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Mills Replica? in Everything Diesel
    I concur, it is a MP Jet PB 040 engine. They do run nicely too. I have one and it worked really well.
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    08-21-2015, 08:56 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    My thoughts on the .50 engine was it tends to be flow challenged. With the cylinder bored out that much, the port passages are now getting more thin....
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    08-21-2015, 07:36 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Not bad. It looks like it works good with the bushing too. I like it. I have made some spacers to lift the carb a little higher for some planes too....
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    08-12-2015, 05:21 PM
    I never had any problems with Fox engines or getting service and support from them. I go way back in using the engines too.
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    08-09-2015, 08:57 AM
    Before you think that you have an air leak. Here in the hot Texas summers, the gasoline can vaporize when heated a little more. Thus those bubbles...
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    08-09-2015, 08:32 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    A helicoil may not work in all cases. It needs the hole to be drilled out larger than one might be able to and still have metal left for it. One...
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    08-07-2015, 06:54 PM
    earlwb replied to a thread Os gt10 in Gas Engines
    It is possible for the glow plug to light up OK but still not ignite the fuel. Minute metal particles coat the coil rendering it ineffective then....
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    08-07-2015, 11:25 AM
    earlwb replied to a thread Os gt10 in Gas Engines
    Sounds like the glow plug went bad on you. That is quite common with new engines. Minute tiny bits of swarf inside the engine gets picked up,...
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    08-07-2015, 11:15 AM
    It was at a flying field I flew at for a while, they were using a couple of them to tow and launch gliders at the time. It is a pretty impressive...
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    08-06-2015, 12:57 PM
    The instructions that some other people had for the plane suggested that one use a 1.20 two stroke engine or equivalent gas engine. Some guys were...
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