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    Fitting a twin into a cowl

    Hi, Looking for help and advise before ruining a cowl for a recently purchased (used) Corby Starlet. Looks to me like a good fit.
    Cowl is fiberglass and has a horizontal seam joining top and bottom...
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    Been awful fortunate here, worked a plumbing,...

    Been awful fortunate here, worked a plumbing, industrial, HVAC supply house for 28 years - got fired (nothing had to say any Our Fathers' or Hail Marys' for - I say them anyway). At 53 any work was...
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    FYIOKC, Those TR3A's were for sure a thing of...

    FYIOKC, Those TR3A's were for sure a thing of beauty. Both my best bud and my girlfriend had those, while I had a '59 MGA to tool around in. We did swap around quite a bit (vehicles, that is ! !...
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    FYIOKC, . . . "While I'm thinking about it what...

    FYIOKC, . . . "While I'm thinking about it what is the performance difference between the 300 twin with a single carb and the 300 with the dual carbs? I was thinking a single would be easier to...
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    Hi, am hoping to be in touch with Cyberwolf, as...

    Hi, am hoping to be in touch with Cyberwolf, as after many weekends of looking, have finally located the extra prop hub, purchased over a year ago. Did attempt to PM, but as no record shows in RCU,...
  6. Hello Richard, I have a FG20 , FG36 and converted...

    Hello Richard, I have a FG20 , FG36 and converted FA150 and FA270T. Run them all at 20:1, and use no ethanol gas. The 150 I have an extra intake with the stock carb and the 270 can reinstall the...
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    Hello Cyberwolf, Many many thanks for your...

    Hello Cyberwolf, Many many thanks for your response here. I am aware of your machining skills since the DLE30's with their side mounted carbs and some of your engine building efforts. I do have an...
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    Hello again and thanks for he replies. Dan,...

    Hello again and thanks for he replies.

    Dan, the reamers I've been using are "step" reamers sold by the hobby shops to ream the prop center hole. There has always been a "step" that fits existing...
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    Bully prop drilling

    Hi, Have a Webra Bully 35cc that I'm apparently going to have to drill props for a 6 bolt mount. To date, I've only had to ream props for single bolt mounts, including my DLE30 which has an adapter...
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    So . .. . , Where is 3136 ?? You should be on...

    So . .. . , Where is 3136 ?? You should be on the list sir - maybe #11 !!
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    Joe, give us a link to the conversion forum when...

    Joe, give us a link to the conversion forum when you begin. Many Thanx

    T-man49 in Al
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    DaddyO, She sure is looking good. Great job...

    DaddyO,

    She sure is looking good. Great job with the film. Hoping when it's my citabrias' time it looks near as good . . . . .
    maybe just a little lighter - ha ha.

    Are you thinking it...
  13. Yeah, I did use an extra letter, noticed it but...

    Yeah, I did use an extra letter, noticed it but chose not to edit . . . . but do the math - 13.5% 64 oz(.5gal)+10 oz oil makes 74 oz. Divide 10 by 74 . .. . . . .
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    You might try a hub nut like a Higley or dubro

    You might try a hub nut like a Higley or dubro
  15. Hey Charley, Wouldn't say mine is broken in...

    Hey Charley,

    Wouldn't say mine is broken in yet as only have 2 - 10 oz tanks thru it. Ran a 11x6 MA and got it up to 11K. with a
    2500 idle. Been suggested still a little fat with the lo...
  16. Hi Geeter, The NV gasser wants 14% castor ! ! ...

    Hi Geeter,
    The NV gasser wants 14% castor ! ! That amounts to 110 gas + 18 oil . . . . or . . . gal + 21 oil. Personally I've used Sig castor - it takes longer with more shaking to mix than...
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    Cliff, thanks for the great pics, it's looking...

    Cliff, thanks for the great pics, it's looking real good especially with that cowl. Will probably use a small gasser when it's build time for mine. A RCS140, or maybe a MVVS 120 twin if it'll fit....
  18. fiery, Have made same inquiry to NV site on...

    fiery, Have made same inquiry to NV site on their forum recently.

    Answer received was that, while designed, they seemed to be too busy.


    While OS has the 15cc size . . . . and believe it...
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    Hello RCJUNKY67, Thanx ! ! All posters have...

    Hello RCJUNKY67,
    Thanx ! ! All posters have given great input, and I for one, am all "ears".

    That's 'cause my pro is buried deeper than yours . . . . but seriously, always interested in...
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    Hey all, Looking for a little comparison or...

    Hey all,
    Looking for a little comparison or opinion concerning the Saito inline twins. How they fare up with similar size singles - 91, 180\220 - or other twins, say - 91, 182.
    Many Thanx
    ...
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    Hey Kevin, Looks rock solid ! ! ! Is the...

    Hey Kevin, Looks rock solid ! ! ! Is the pushrod spread enuf? Or will you still have bends to contend with?


    So sorry to hear about your injury . . . . they're never planned


    T-man49 in Al
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    Hi Kevin, Yes, the cylinder heads will stick WAY...

    Hi Kevin, Yes, the cylinder heads will stick WAY out . . . but I have seen a couple of SW like that and I have obtained some gold valve covers . . . .so Think I'll be happy . . .. especially with...
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    Hi Okie, Not the original owner, so don't have...

    Hi Okie, Not the original owner, so don't have any paperwork, and quick look online didn't show much info. What I have seen is turning a 20x8 appx 7000rpm on glow. It does weigh 5lbs thou. If you...
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    Hi Kevin, 'preciate the hospitality . . . . been...

    Hi Kevin, 'preciate the hospitality . . . . been following the Spacewalker threads with Vincent and Leroy, and also yourself, as I have a 1\3 size NIB with a nice Saito 270 waiting for it. A lot of...
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    The elevator splitter I've seen at tower is set...

    The elevator splitter I've seen at tower is set up for 2-56 rod.......enuf?
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