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  • 1QwkSport2.5r's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:19 PM
    No flying for me tomorrow, but I am going to try to run a few engines. My Fox twin has been running in the usual Fox fashion; take 3 gallons to...
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    07-22-2014, 06:36 AM
    That's odd it's gotten goopy on you. I've never had the sensor safe RTV silicon get mushy or goopy. I've used it on many engines too. Maybe I...
    9 replies | 138 view(s)
  • 1QwkSport2.5r's Avatar
    07-21-2014, 05:44 PM
    You guys must have missed the part where the OP said there was not enough tank pressure from his homemade muffler. Plugging a tube cured the...
    32 replies | 584 view(s)
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    07-20-2014, 06:10 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    For its day, the Combat Special .35 is quite impressive. .87bhp is crazy high for a .35 of the era, eh?
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    07-18-2014, 04:34 PM
    I'd use the black stuff. It's sensor safe and intended for oil pans. I use this or the copper colored stuff. Never had the stuff burn up. The...
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    07-18-2014, 06:53 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    I'll add a question; do these little .15's prefer to rev like many Enyas? What props are ideal? I'm much more accustomed to larger engines...
    2225 replies | 157050 view(s)
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    07-18-2014, 06:40 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    I'm eyeing a NIB .15IV and a nearly new .15IV in boxes with carbs and mufflers for cheap right now. If the price stays right, I'll jump on them. I...
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    07-18-2014, 04:58 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    With the head off, the piston will get stuck at TDC. It starts to get snug about 1/8" from the top of the cylinder. Yes I know it's an iron...
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  • 1QwkSport2.5r's Avatar
    07-17-2014, 07:30 PM
    Castor is now $40/gal from SIG. I was getting it for $23/gallon for the last few years. Getting spendy.
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    07-16-2014, 09:49 PM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Here is my pair of .15IV's. The one on the left has some time on it, enough to have carbon built up on the piston. The one on the right sans...
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  • 1QwkSport2.5r's Avatar
    07-16-2014, 06:39 PM
    Anytime I've used cereal boxes or the like for gasket material, they've leaked. My latest lesson was with my reed valve air compressor. There...
    9 replies | 138 view(s)
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    07-16-2014, 10:57 AM
    Being able to open the needle valve 4 turns and it doesn't go rich tells me it's not getting enough fuel. On most carbs, 4 turns out would barely...
    32 replies | 584 view(s)
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    07-16-2014, 10:32 AM
    The bearing seal isn't what seals the crankcase, it's the oil film created between the crankshaft and bearing race. If you have a leak at the...
    32 replies | 584 view(s)
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    07-16-2014, 09:38 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    I know other mufflers will fit but without knowing exactly which ones fit, I don't want to gamble. I found a pair of Enya mufflers on eBay for a...
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    07-16-2014, 05:49 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    If I had a suitable drill press or lathe I'd drill the engine case and bolt a muffler on. Is looks as though it should be drilled, there's an...
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    07-16-2014, 04:44 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Yeah, for whatever reason the 15 IV is strap on only. Perhaps some of the newer IVs are bolt through. I did tell Ken exactly what I was looking...
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    07-16-2014, 01:59 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    I wonder why Ken said they were the same... I was under the impression that the 154 was tapped for bolt-through screws and the 153 just came with...
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    07-15-2014, 07:29 PM
    Burning glow plugs happens from too much nitro for the compression ratio or too lean of fuel mixture. I'll almost guarantee it's the latter. ...
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    07-15-2014, 07:27 PM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    I got both engines for less than $35 but without mufflers and 1 carb. I assumed when I bid on the carb-less engine that I could find a used carb...
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    07-15-2014, 07:00 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Ken Enya said the M154 muffler is what I need but does not come with the strap or screws. The M153 muffler is the same as the M154 but has the strap...
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    07-15-2014, 06:34 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    The mufflers are 17-20$ each from Shtterman, plus the strap and screws are another $5 each muffler. The mufflers with screws/straps from Enya direct...
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    07-15-2014, 03:09 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    I will keep that in mind, Jeff. Thanks for the info. I got got a reply back from Ken Enya; the mufflers are about $12/ea (1200JPY) and the...
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    07-14-2014, 09:19 PM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Yeah, I'm of the belief to buy something that will last. I don't want any more "cheap" engines. Buying good engines cheaply is different IMO. ...
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    07-14-2014, 08:18 PM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    No word back from Enya directly, but I got a message back from Shtterman on eBay. $17/ea for mufflers, $24.50/carb and $4/throttle arm that's gonna...
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    07-14-2014, 03:26 PM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    For whatever reason I'm on an engine buying binge and am eyeing one or two more .15 IV's that are NIB. I'll keep my eyes out for a parts engine...
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    07-14-2014, 01:57 PM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    And he wants $24.50 for a carburetor and $4 shipping. I think that's a bit steep for a .15 sized carburetor. But that's just me.
    2225 replies | 157050 view(s)
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    07-14-2014, 07:00 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    I sent an email shortly after my last post. :)
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  • 1QwkSport2.5r's Avatar
    07-14-2014, 06:58 AM
    No pusher props. Tractor configurations and pistol grip 2.4GHz radios. Have a pleasant day sir.
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    07-14-2014, 05:47 AM
    1QwkSport2.5r replied to a thread Club Enya in Glow Engines
    Yeah, I thought of that too but the cost of new parts and shipping will easily be 3x the cost of the engines themselves. I got them used. A new...
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    07-14-2014, 05:00 AM
    As Old Fart said in he previous post, no that's not too small a prop for an Enya. They rev to 12,500 safely with a manufacturer set "redline" of...
    28 replies | 712 view(s)
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