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Old 11-05-2018, 07:30 AM
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I guess I don't understand your problem with the gear. I am using Sierra gear all around, no shims, and where I installed the tanks in the front lower part of each nacelle is not an issue other than access.

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In this picture you can see the gear hitting fuel tank

having issues...lol
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I'm trying to post pictures. S as us I cant unless 10 posts
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I hope this works
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This is my 8th post and this is stupid
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I have 2 photos before snd after
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10th post. Hope next one works..
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Retract on top of tank
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Shimmed af o retract clears snd wheel does not hit top of the nacelle
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Ok, now I understand your dilemma. I removed the included tank mount wood which allows for the tank to move away from the gear altogether. I put it against the inside of the nacelle which is hard to reach but doable and then the gear is free to mount where it is intended without issue. I have a friend who also has one and had to put a small shim under his gear so the wheels would not interfere with the nacelle when retracted. I guess they were not all put together exactly the same. Imagine that. Sorry I didn't go into enough detail initially.

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Hello everyone.
i already have some flights with my tigercat. i have two CRRC PRO GP26R engines on it. I am not happy with the quality of the engines thought and planning on upgrading to a couple of 35-40 cc two stroke gas engines....not four stroke. I am thinking of putting two dle 35 ra engines on it, do you think they would fit inside the cowls or i should go to some serious surgery in there; Esm tigercat in not an easy plane to fly but is a very nice and rare model to have.......
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Originally Posted by dgiatr View Post
Hello everyone.
i already have some flights with my tigercat. i have two CRRC PRO GP26R engines on it. I am not happy with the quality of the engines thought and planning on upgrading to a couple of 35-40 cc two stroke gas engines....not four stroke. I am thinking of putting two dle 35 ra engines on it, do you think they would fit inside the cowls or i should go to some serious surgery in there; Esm tigercat in not an easy plane to fly but is a very nice and rare model to have.......
Thank you in advance
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Hi, maybe to much two dle 35... Im sure that with a pair of DLE 20 RA the tigercat will fly fine. And with two DLE 20 you will surely have no problem placing them inside the fairings

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Originally Posted by ACCURA View Post
Hi, maybe to much two dle 35... Im sure that with a pair of DLE 20 RA the tigercat will fly fine. And with two DLE 20 you will surely have no problem placing them inside the fairings
I bought 2 rcgf30cc twins I've seen others in this forum use them so that's what I bought. From my measurements there should be 1/2" clearance
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