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    Use rubber " well nuts" in lieu of "T" nuts to...

    Use rubber " well nuts" in lieu of "T" nuts to secure the engine mount to the firewall.
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    I fail to see see the advantage of overhead cams...

    I fail to see see the advantage of overhead cams in an engine that will only turn 7000 RPM.
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    On the Gen-III Chrysler Hemis, a high IAT will...

    On the Gen-III Chrysler Hemis, a high IAT will cause the computer to pull ignition timing killing the 60' times. Once the car is moving, cold air entering the intake will allow the timing to...
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    While I agree that a CAI would be of little value...

    While I agree that a CAI would be of little value on a single of perhaps even a twin, when we start talking 3 or more cylinders on a radial W/the carburetor sitting way back smack dab in the middle...
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    Now there's an ideal airframe for a gas 4-stroke.

    Now there's an ideal airframe for a gas 4-stroke.
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    It's all relative. Running a few hundred RPM rich...

    It's all relative. Running a few hundred RPM rich will still be at a higher output when the needle has been maximized for the denser air. It's like having a slightly larger carburetor. Denser air...
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    On a single cylinder I would expect little...

    On a single cylinder I would expect little difference.

    You are missing the point of running the mixture a few clicks out. You will not really be running a couple of RPM richer, rather you will be...
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    Yes cold outside air will be denser & therein...

    Yes cold outside air will be denser & therein lies the power boost. You are correct in your assumption that a slightly richer needle setting will be required. More air + more fuel = more power.

    If...
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    One of the biggest (cheap) HP boosts in...

    One of the biggest (cheap) HP boosts in automotive performance is ducting cool outside air into the induction system.

    Under hood or inside the cowl air temperatures are markedly higher than...
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    I was speaking of a cold air intake for the...

    I was speaking of a cold air intake for the carburetor.
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    Fabricate a cold air intake to get fresh air from...

    Fabricate a cold air intake to get fresh air from outside the cowl.
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    It it probably sounds a heck of a lot better &...

    It it probably sounds a heck of a lot better & shakes a lot less too!
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    Muffler thread is 12x1mm BTW. Turboheader...

    Muffler thread is 12x1mm BTW.

    Turboheader mufflers & 90 adaptors are available HERE.
  14. I agree that ethanol is a good thing to avoid in...

    I agree that ethanol is a good thing to avoid in any gas engine that doesn't have a totally isolated (from atmospheric moisture) fuel system.

    I just find it curious that Saito should suddenly be...
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    Can't SS be silver brazed? That might be a more...

    Can't SS be silver brazed? That might be a more viable option than TIG welding. Easier to accomplish in the home workshop.
  16. 10% ethanol is go into cause corrosion I SaitoR3...

    10% ethanol is go into cause corrosion I SaitoR3 a Radials while glow fuel doesn't?
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    "You can't tell a book by looking @ the cover"....

    "You can't tell a book by looking @ the cover". This is especially true of "used" engines.

    I bought a "used" FA-450R3 a while back. While it looked great on the outside, it was a basket case on...
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    The FG-11 uses the 10x1mm exhaust of the FA-50...

    The FG-11 uses the 10x1mm exhaust of the FA-50 series.

    The RCS10x1/90 adaptor will work.

    I used a 90 adaptor on my 1/5 scale Cub & was able to fit the 12mm exhaust on my FA-91S inside the cowl...
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    Works for me too. The Teflon tape also eliminates...

    Works for me too. The Teflon tape also eliminates any leaks.
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    A 7/32" SAE wrench is very close to 5.5mm. Only...

    A 7/32" SAE wrench is very close to 5.5mm. Only about .0015" oversize.
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    Every Saito single I have ever dealt with comes...

    Every Saito single I have ever dealt with comes W/ the HSN on the starboard side. As Dave pointed out, that makes for a narrower installation width.

    I always add an extension W/a short 90 Bend on...
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    I picked up my Rascal 110 Friday. I've been too...

    I picked up my Rascal 110 Friday. I've been too busy trying to stay ahead of the weeds in my 6000 sq ft garden. My ancient 1958 Ariens "Jet" tiller is down waiting for parts.

    ASAP I'll get some...
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    What an FA-180 really wants is CDI.

    What an FA-180 really wants is CDI.
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    I'm going to increase the alcohol carburetor size...

    I'm going to increase the alcohol carburetor size from the stock FA-450R3's 9.7mm to the optional FA-220 Big Bore 12mm carburetor. That will increase the cross sectional area by over 50%. On a 12.8:1...
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    I have been using rubber well nuts for years on...

    I have been using rubber well nuts for years on big block Saito singles W/great results. One just drills out the holes where "T" nuts would used, inserts the well nuts & tightens them down for the...
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