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    That's similar to the pictures of Enya 4-strokes...

    That's similar to the pictures of Enya 4-strokes (never owned one). They also have the cam and pushrods in the rear and the glowplug is angled forward.
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    Getting higher output with higher nitro is...

    Getting higher output with higher nitro is expected. I just wonder if that same performance increase can be achieved with lower nitro but advancing the ignition timing. I suspect that the nitro helps...
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    This may have been discussed already, but if...

    This may have been discussed already, but if nitro is mainly used as an ignition advancer, couldn't that function be performed by the electronic ignition timing? Or does the nitro allow for even...
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    I am still considering purchasing a used Saito...

    I am still considering purchasing a used Saito 100. Is there anything about that engine in particular that I should watch out for?

    By the way, the Air Force Museum in Wright Patterson AFB in...
  5. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Ok, I see a couple of needles, but where's the...

    Ok, I see a couple of needles, but where's the flaw? Is it the upper one a little bent?

    BTW, you always use just nice wood in the background. My scrap wood is a lot "scrapier".
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    acdii, that sure is a pretty plane!!! Makes me...

    acdii, that sure is a pretty plane!!! Makes me want to bring out my Sig Rascal to fly this weekend.

    It has an Irvine 40 rather than a Saito though. I considered putting a Saito in it, but the...
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    I never worked on passenger planes, only a couple...

    I never worked on passenger planes, only a couple of combat planes. But I was told that the L-1011 was always better that the DC-10. It is just the the DC-10 was rushed to the market to gain a larger...
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    That brings up the point you made of restricted...

    That brings up the point you made of restricted flow in the bored out 50 (or any other engine that is an overbore): Even if the liner fits in the same cylinder (bigger inner diameter, but same outer...
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    Do you run all your engine tests with tubing...

    Do you run all your engine tests with tubing attached to the muffler outlet? Doesn't that hurt performance some?
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    Love those Irvines! I have a couple of old 40...

    Love those Irvines! I have a couple of old 40 ABC (glow) that are about 20 years old. One has been running forever, and the other barely broken in.
    Throttle response is excellent, can run a wide...
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    That's neat!!

    That's neat!!
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    This also brings up the issue of old engines...

    This also brings up the issue of old engines using crankcase pressure. You don't see that in new engines anymore. Is that because old engines didn't have mufflers, but sometimes needed a...
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    Anybody have a Saito 100 they want to sell? I...

    Anybody have a Saito 100 they want to sell? I need one used in good shape and reasonably priced.
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    The 82 is the way to go, IMHO. Same weight with...

    The 82 is the way to go, IMHO. Same weight with extra punch. I have an 82 and it is about the same size of the OS 70 Surpass II with much greater torque (the OS 70 Surpass is a great engine BTW). ...
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    For the engine that I just dumped for peeled...

    For the engine that I just dumped for peeled cylinder liner, it had an o-ring on the HSN. This o-ring got sliced once when it somehow expanded and then got cut by the spraybar. Anyway, the engine...
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    My experience with Saito engines is limited to 3....

    My experience with Saito engines is limited to 3. Only one of them was almost new. I never had trouble with any of them except lack of experience/knowledge and that got remedied with help from this...
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    The smaller gassers require more oil content in...

    The smaller gassers require more oil content in the fuel because they typically do not have roller bearings on the con-rod. 1:20 is still quite a bit lower compared to glow fuel.
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    Yeah, I heard crazy stories about the butterfly...

    Yeah, I heard crazy stories about the butterfly carbs. You might have to cheat and put some Perry or OS carbs. (watch me get tossed out of this forum).

    I received good help on the EZ carb from the...
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    My only experience with Fox carbs is the new TN...

    My only experience with Fox carbs is the new TN carb and the EZ carb. I like both a lot. The EZ carb has been sitting in a baggy for the last 3-4 years and froze up from the castor oil I suppose. ...
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    Regarding the Fox looks, you should check out...

    Regarding the Fox looks, you should check out their newest carb, it is a beauty (and functions perfectly). That might cure your carb needle issues too, Tim. I know it won't be vintage, but you will...
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    I have been using Rich's Brew also for a few...

    I have been using Rich's Brew also for a few years. I buy it at the Toledo Show also. 2 years ago I switched to their 20/20 mix for my 4-strokes, 20% nitro, 20% all-synthetic oil I love the feel of...
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    Some of the stuff from the local hardware chains...

    Some of the stuff from the local hardware chains is made in china. I bought some wood dowels like that. My house has the old-fashioned hardwood floors, no laminates allowed in my house!!!

    Going...
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    I know about these things, I work in the auto...

    I know about these things, I work in the auto industry. There really is no way to claim something made in the USA 100%.

    I heard that there are Chinese wood processing ships that pick up the raw...
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    How about the valvetrain? Is that damaged? ...

    How about the valvetrain? Is that damaged?

    Just speculating, but if the valvetrain failed, causing the exhaust valve to not open, wouldn't that cause excessive compression?
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    What kinda half-***** engine stand are you using?...

    What kinda half-***** engine stand are you using? Looks like some old soap boxes with duct tape? Of course it will shake!!! Did you balance the prop, blades AND hub? The engine sounds nice though
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