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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 05:14 AM
    have never experienced this but if the cause was too little lube, the lobes would be worn off of the cams and the rod bearings would be loose. The...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:07 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Tim, I didn't think I could use the Enya A3's on the Saito twin unless I used the crab claw connectors Saito provides. My Sonic Tronics twin adapter...
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    Yesterday, 06:52 AM
    Saito guy's, several years ago I bought a McDaniel/Sonic Tronics glow plug adaper set for twins. It worked perfectly except it could not be used with...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 06:20 PM
    Are you setting the LS needle with the HS needle at full peak, if not you'll be chasing the LS needle setting forever. The valve lash has zero effect...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 06:00 PM
    Over revving will also cause that, (probably quicker than too much lash), using the Saitos provided gauge of .0039" will not. Every time I read about...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 03:22 PM
    Yep, the old 302/5 litre is really a 301.44, the new one is 302.5, go figure. The Boss 302 had the Cleveland style heads.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-25-2015, 04:12 AM
    I left one of the reasons for the different thermostat configurations is the Cleveland has a dry manifold, no water flows through it.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-24-2015, 03:33 PM
    Uh Oh Richard, I think I'm in trouble, well only half trouble, I'm a Ford nut and a Saito nut. You have to be aware that a lot of folks who think...
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    03-24-2015, 07:18 AM
    Pete, Interestingly they sealed themselves to the front of the carb, I flared the carb end the same as the front. When I tightened the screws down in...
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    03-24-2015, 05:28 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Fuel Blend in Everything Diesel
    Davey, I'm another Davey, my grandmothers called me that my whole young life. In his instructions for Davis Diesel conversions Mr. Davis advocates...
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    03-22-2015, 06:25 PM
    The TurboHeaders will be mounted when the break in is finished, I'll get numbers from the stock type mufflers first. I seem to only have one cast...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-22-2015, 04:01 PM
    Not much problem with flaming, talking Saito has a calming effect. I've got one of these coming pretty soon. Picture #2 Back to my 1.00 twin, I...
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    03-22-2015, 06:15 AM
    Sorry BJ, I did not mean to mislead, here is a TurboHeader, they are compact, have a neat sound and enhance rpm by 250 to 360 or so. Christian...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-22-2015, 05:42 AM
    Thanks Pete,, I looked up Clarence Lee's test of the 1.00 twin and he got 9,350 rpm with a 14x6, so my 9,605 with a 13.5 x 6 Bolly looks very good. I...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-21-2015, 01:41 PM
    James, I've never owned a 1.80 but have a high compression 1.50, (11.24 to 1), I run Master Airscrew Classics or Mejzlicks on it for that reason. It...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-21-2015, 01:21 PM
    Nice run BJ. I just broke in my Saito 1.00 twin doing my usual 10 minutes at each 1,000 rpm increment up to 8,000. That took 40 minutes, I then...
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    03-21-2015, 05:46 AM
    BEEJ, I've never owned a 1.80, soon will own a 1.82 twin, my first Saito was a gift from my daughter in 1991, a high compression, (11.24 to 1) Saito...
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    03-20-2015, 07:23 PM
    Yes Richard, the 1.30 is a little crowded back there, the 1.00 came with the black rigid pipes and the flex pipes. I seriously considered selling the...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-20-2015, 03:22 PM
    If a couple of the larger twins can have velocity stacks why can't my 1.00? I would rather have had aluminum ones but all the K&S aluminum tubes were...
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    03-19-2015, 06:33 AM
    If some of ya'll would like to read something interesting, read a paragraph or two beside the K&B add in this test of the Saito 1.82 twin. The same...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-17-2015, 02:20 PM
    Bob, Horizon has the .82b aluminum backplate in stock. http://www.horizonhobby.com/fa-82b-rear-cover%3A-ab--rr-sai82b17 PS, my mother in law and...
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    03-17-2015, 02:04 PM
    Bob, I had two .72s and an .82 with the plastic backp[late, I believe the larger diameter portion is a precise fit in the crankcase, never had one to...
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    03-17-2015, 06:18 AM
    I am surprised that none of you sharp eyed Saitoists noticed that the airpump is missing from this engine. Clarence Lee noted this in his last test...
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    03-17-2015, 05:16 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread What size fuel line? in Glow Engines
    The majority here say that the medium works issue free on engines from LA .10s to SuperTigre 4500s, the fuid dynamics book is not going to change...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-16-2015, 04:07 PM
    The1.00 twin is here, too late to run today, I'm taking my wife to Mount Vernon Hospital tomorrow for an Ultra Sound, about 75 miles. Well see how...
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    03-16-2015, 05:21 AM
    Here is one of Tommy's, (KMOT)'s creations, an early .45. My guess is that he used stainless screws. I'll go back and get the link to the page where...
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    03-15-2015, 02:36 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread What size fuel line? in Glow Engines
    I have used medium for everything from an LA .10 to a SuperTigre 4500/2.76 cu in, it's sort of one size fits all.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    03-15-2015, 11:08 AM
    Thanks Richard and Dan, great picture and great video.
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    03-15-2015, 07:38 AM
    Thanks Dan, the C&H site is down at the moment.
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    03-15-2015, 05:50 AM
    Dan, I borrowed this picture form Richard, is this what it will take except with more modern pickups/ Thanks, Dave
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