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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    01-04-2017, 07:48 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Typical setting.
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    01-04-2017, 05:40 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Two items on this page will fix you up, the idle needle, (actually a sleeve that slides in and out over the spray bar), and the spray bar itself. ...
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    01-03-2017, 11:27 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    From my observations the flow is stop and go until about 4,000 rpm and then it is steadily outward. I don't think there is enough "in" to worry...
    32979 replies | 1989267 view(s)
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    01-03-2017, 09:05 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Loose Wrist Pin repair. Webra 25 in Glow Engines
    Here is my .40 piston, it is not wallowed out in the horizontal direction, only the vertical. I don't have the correct K&S tubing. I'll get it.
    11 replies | 273 view(s)
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    01-02-2017, 10:07 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    This puts the vent juice in the exhaust stream, I doubt that enough venturi effect happens to aid anything. In a larger diameter tube the by pass oil...
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    01-02-2017, 04:42 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Loose Wrist Pin repair. Webra 25 in Glow Engines
    I have A Webra SilverLine .40 in the same condition, the wrist pin bores are worn oblong because the pin bore in the rod is too tight and the wrist...
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    12-31-2016, 09:48 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    It has .66 cubic inch by way of an increase in the bore from 1.03" to 1.06", the stroke is .75".
    32979 replies | 1989267 view(s)
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    12-31-2016, 04:01 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    That 50 to 1 mixture is for engines like Stihl engines that have all needle bearings on the crank and rod.. PS, the FG 11 is slightly larger at...
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    12-30-2016, 09:05 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    That's when Horizon says they're coming, money wise, the timing is better. Most know how that is at times.
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    12-30-2016, 04:08 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Hey there Pete, yep, the Misterbishi made the 400 mile trip using one half quart of oil going and another half quart on the return. My brother in...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    12-29-2016, 07:57 PM
    The engine has a bronze bushing instead of ball bearings, all other things being equal they will have the same power. After all a turbo charger shaft...
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    12-29-2016, 12:57 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Make sure the throttle is not fully closed when checking the compression, that has fooled many a man. Saitos have very good compression, even when...
    32979 replies | 1989267 view(s)
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    12-29-2016, 08:10 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Enya 80 4C hard to prime in Glow Engines
    Yep,there are a lot of successful recipes. I remove the chokes from all engines except the Enya's that have the barrel sliding sideways choke.
    18 replies | 351 view(s)
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    12-29-2016, 05:56 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Enya 80 4C hard to prime in Glow Engines
    When using a starter there is no need to prime and it will pull fuel to the carb at idle even with an air bleed carb. Any Enya that i owned over the...
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    12-22-2016, 04:07 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    Good AM to you Pete, I may be a bad guy in January and get my self an FG 11. One crying out to me for a good home. Gonna drive 400 miles to my...
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    12-21-2016, 05:49 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Os 1.20 in Glow Engines
    Propeller: 15x10-12 or 16x8-10 Field Equipment: Glow starter, fuel filter, fuel pump, fuel tubing
    10 replies | 286 view(s)
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    12-21-2016, 05:41 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    This is possibly the first Saito 1.50 sold, at least according to a lady at Horizon. It is a 1.50S and now the 1.50's are in the new case and are...
    32979 replies | 1989267 view(s)
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    12-21-2016, 05:33 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread OS FS-95V four-stroke. Why so cheap? in Glow Engines
    True enough, think that my only Saito with a bushed rod is my old high compression .80.
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    12-21-2016, 02:03 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Welcome to Club SAITO ! in Glow Engines
    The Saito .91's were all S models. They were the last of the mid block, .65, .80 and .91. The .91 was replaced with the 1.00 in the newer B block ...
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    12-21-2016, 06:41 AM
    You're trying to illicit responses from folks who are going to buy Saitos or OS or Enya's or LASER's regardless of whether lined or linerless. To...
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    12-21-2016, 04:43 AM
    Based on my unbiased observations the Saito and OS are equal in quality with Saito having an edge in performance. Pictured is a 1992 Saito 1.50...
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    12-21-2016, 04:04 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread OS FS-95V four-stroke. Why so cheap? in Glow Engines
    And that is not a bad thing.
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    12-20-2016, 03:55 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread OS FS-95V four-stroke. Why so cheap? in Glow Engines
    I have one and it is a fine engine, I also have an OS .56 Alpha, it too is a fine engine. Here is a shot of the 95v running and of it's vent. The OS...
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    12-20-2016, 03:40 AM
    I've been perusing and posting on these pages since this was called RCOnline more than 25 years ago. The only Saito I saw messed up was one that had...
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    12-19-2016, 10:10 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    https://www.bocabearings.com/products/enk-037-2046?make=FOX+ENGINES&model=QUICKIE&feature=45 These are for the Quicky 45 and cost 8 bucks more...
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    12-18-2016, 08:48 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread *** CLUB SUPER TIGRE *** in Glow Engines
    There is a spring in side the high speed needle, I just take a push pin and pick the O-ring right out. All you do to install the new one is slide it...
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    12-18-2016, 11:03 AM
    The LA's handle Diesel conversion very well, they'll handle anything you throw at them.
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    12-17-2016, 06:01 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread *** CLUB SUPER TIGRE *** in Glow Engines
    Both the LS needle and the HS needle have an O-ring on them, no fuel line needed.
    2096 replies | 153260 view(s)
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