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02-13-2018, 09:29 AM
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Posted By dasintex

Does the EME 70 fit completely in the cowl...

Does the EME 70 fit completely in the cowl without any major butchering of the cowl? what about the Exhaust and Sparkplug boots?

Thanks.
Forum: Gas Engines
01-14-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,883
Posted By dasintex

Success; Got the engine started; soldered...

Success;

Got the engine started; soldered the airbleed hole shut on the choke plate, removed the cover on the carb and wet the inside of carb with some fuel; cranked the prop a bunch of times...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-14-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By dasintex

Success; Got the engine started; soldered...

Success;

Got the engine started; soldered the airbleed hole shut on the choke plate, removed the cover on the carb and wet the inside of carb with some fuel; cranked the prop a bunch of times till...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-07-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By dasintex

Hey Lifer, Not yet, haven't tried anything since...

Hey Lifer, Not yet, haven't tried anything since I first posted, the Holidays came and now the cold weather, even down here in Texas preventing me from going outside with the plane, getting warmer...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-02-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,883
Posted By dasintex

What does the hole in the choke plate do? I have...

What does the hole in the choke plate do? I have read or heard that some people close this hole, a previous poster suggested placing his thumb over the choke bleed hole to help get fuel to the carb,...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-27-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By dasintex

That's what I thought; the reason I asked, my...

That's what I thought; the reason I asked, my choke is servo operated and I have it on a 3 position switch and if 1/2 choke was needed and it wasn't too difficult I was going have the middle/center...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-26-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By dasintex

Full & Half Choke

I have DLE engines 35RA and 55RA; any need to use 1/2 Choke or is Full Open & Full Closed sufficient?

Thanks.
Forum: Gas Engines
12-25-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By dasintex

Priming a Carb

I have a DLE 35RA inverted mounted that is not drawing fuel and is essentially dry; I was told to remove the single screw cover and prime the inside of Carb with some fuel; the problem is that there...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-25-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,883
Posted By dasintex

A quick question; to access the single screw...

A quick question; to access the single screw cover I would have to remove the engine to remove the carb because there is only about a 1/2" clearance to the firewall; however, my engine is inverted...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-22-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,883
Posted By dasintex

Not Yet, took a break from the plane for the...

Not Yet, took a break from the plane for the Holidays, I plan on removing the carb and remove the one cover and wet the carb with some fuel, I have a feeling that the last time I ran the engine, I...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-10-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,883
Posted By dasintex

Instead of taking the Carb apart, could I not...

Instead of taking the Carb apart, could I not just pump a bit of fuel into the supply line into the carb?
Forum: Gas Engines
12-09-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,883
Posted By dasintex

I like the idea of soaking the carb internals...

I like the idea of soaking the carb internals with some fuel, makes sense; I don't believe the tank is the issue, had the tank off, plugged all the lines except one, blew air into and out of tank all...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-09-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,883
Posted By dasintex

Fuel Not Getting To Carb

I have a brand new DLE35RA mounted on a plane about a 1 1/5 yrs ago; started the engine then, started right up, ran great, broke the engine in, never maiden flew the plane yet; now engine won't...
11-14-2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By dasintex

Appreciate the reply, consensus looks like...

Appreciate the reply, consensus looks like putting the wing on the preferred thing to do and I will heed this advice.
11-14-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By dasintex

Running a Gas Engine on a Plane without the wing

I have Great Planes Giant Citabria with a DLE 35RA Engine, can I test run the engine on the plane without the wing attached, I don't plan to run it high RPMs, just to make sure it starts after I...
10-20-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By dasintex

Begs the question 'if the Car called for the use...

Begs the question 'if the Car called for the use of a 2S Battery, then why was a 3S used?
09-20-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 526,764
Posted By dasintex

TF FW 190 Sierra gear

Interested in a set of Sierra Gear for my TF FW 190; is there a Model number for Sierra gear specific for the TF FW 190?
09-14-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By dasintex

Is there an address for Bomberfield that I can...

Is there an address for Bomberfield that I can plug into my GPS to help me get there?

Thanks
09-12-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 60,523
Posted By dasintex

Engine Heat & Batteries

Any anticipated issues with engine Heat and the Batteries?
09-04-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 526,764
Posted By dasintex

What size of drill bit works?

What size of drill bit works?
06-28-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 526,764
Posted By dasintex

What about Sierra Gear as a good replacement to...

What about Sierra Gear as a good replacement to Robarts or CJM?
06-22-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By dasintex

If the wheel is contacting the side of the wheel...

If the wheel is contacting the side of the wheel well preventing it from retracting all the way you can either move the wheel well over, a lot of work but solves the problem; or try a smaller size of...
05-30-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By dasintex

I stand corrected, great job on getting that...

I stand corrected, great job on getting that starter to fit in a P-51, didn't think about making a different mount; I know I had to modify the mount to work with the DLE 55RA engine.
05-24-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By dasintex

Others will chime in; this starter will not...

Others will chime in; this starter will not completely fit inside that P-51 Cowl, without doing some major butchering of the cowl; the same for any narrow cowled planes such as P-40, Spitfire and...
05-22-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 526,764
Posted By dasintex

In the 'Quick Reply Box' you will see 2 buttons...

In the 'Quick Reply Box' you will see 2 buttons on the bottom 'Post Quick Reply' & 'Go Advanced'; click on 'Go Advanced'; this opens a new 'Quick Reply' window or box with a series of boxes along the...
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