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Old 08-26-2010, 08:46 AM
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anyone have a idea what the gap on the sparkplug is for a quadra q52 i just picked one up and seems to miss like the plug is gaped incorectly im running a 32:1 mix i set the carb to spec and cant seem to get it to stop any ideas will help and what size prop should i run ATm i have a 22x8 prop and the motor on my 20 lbs 1/4 scale lazer 200
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Old 08-26-2010, 09:13 AM
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Default RE: quadra q52 sparkplug gap

Set plug gap to .025", magneto gap to .015 ( the thickness of a business card) I'm assuming it is a magneto and not electronic ignition. Prop size is ok...20/10, 22/8. There is no "carb spec". Start at 1-1/2 turns on each and tune richer or leaner to suit. When you say it misses, will it rev up or just sound "flat". If it's too rich it will sound "burbly". Make sure plug wire cap is securely on the plug.
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Old 08-26-2010, 01:24 PM
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ok got everything set sounds good not rearing the missfire anymore ty for your help do you happen to know the rpm range of a q52? i cant find anything on that
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Been awhile since I ran a 52 but should swing a 20/10 6500-7300 in that range.
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Default RE: quadra q52 sparkplug gap

i have a quick question what is the differance betwin a RCJ8Yand aRCJ7Y spark plug i noticed my motor did not run the same with a RCJ8Y in it
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Not a lot. The NGK BPMR6A is a replacement for either. The "7" or "8" designates the heat range, so the 8 is a cooler running plug than the 7. If you are getting crud, get a hotter plug. If you are overheating, get a cooler plug.





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ok im trying to find a elecronic ingition kit for my quadra q52 anyone have any idea's where i can find one?
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