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Forum: Gas Engines
06-11-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,880
Posted By willig10

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

Does Croatia count? That is where I am currently at till June 20th. Beautiful women here for sure.

However there are no DA's US engines or DLE's here that I can see. Been looking though. No hobby...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-06-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,880
Posted By willig10

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

Hey I heard somewhere that copying something is the sincerest form of flattery. lol

Glenn
Forum: Gas Engines
06-06-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,880
Posted By willig10

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

I agree with you. All in all the DLE is pretty powerful and I think for the most part well put together. I have the DLE 55 in my Morrisey Bravo. Great engine for the money. Takeoff is effortless. I...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-06-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,880
Posted By willig10

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

True but most if not all the precision parts are milled on a CNC machine. The quality should be "built" in. The only problem with CNC machining is when you have "push off" due to dull bits.

Now...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-06-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,880
Posted By willig10

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

I think the misconception that every engine was run might have actually started with Jedi Jody. I think after the debacle with the 1st batch (version 1 side carb) DLE 30's hit the market, Jody had as...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-06-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,880
Posted By willig10

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

Understood. I am a gear head and A&P mechanic. Some of the "full" size Lycomings and Continentals have "choked" cylinders. Thanks for enlightening me on the cylinders being straight bore.

This is...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-06-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,880
Posted By willig10

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

As I stated in an earlier post. I really think the engine seized due to heat. Yes a loose prop may have contributed but only if the engine had a very sudden deceleration or seizure.

I also believe...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-05-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,880
Posted By willig10

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

To the original Poster. I have not read this entire thread. It is my opinion that the engine seized due to it being too lean. If you watch your video, there is no smoke coming out the exhaust at all....
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