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    I usually start here when looking for a...

    I usually start here when looking for a particular Walbro carb. They list most all of the carbs and the parts lists for them too. They do give the specifications which is handy sometimes as well....
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    I usually start here when looking for a...

    I usually start here when looking for a particular Walbro carb. They list most all of the carbs and the parts lists for them too. They do give the specifications which is handy sometimes as well....
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    Yes the K&B 6.5 is a pretty awesome engine in its...

    Yes the K&B 6.5 is a pretty awesome engine in its own right too. You did great on those deals.
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    Yes the K&B 6.5 is a pretty awesome engine in its...

    Yes the K&B 6.5 is a pretty awesome engine in its own right too. You did great on those deals.
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    I think that they are for scale more than 3D...

    I think that they are for scale more than 3D stuff. inline lets you mount the engine in those scale planes that have small thin pointy noses better. Like a P39 Airacobra for example. The water cooled...
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    Yes it won't be a problem using the muffler. You...

    Yes it won't be a problem using the muffler. You may or may not have to change the needle setting. Hard to tell until you run the engine with it.
  7. Thread: My new engine

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    Those are so neat. Nice find. Congratulations....

    Those are so neat. Nice find. Congratulations.
    Are you going to try and run it?
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    Those are really nice deals there. The Meteor...

    Those are really nice deals there. The Meteor ought to be a good engine. It probably likes something like a 11x8 prop too. It is probably equivalent to running any of the old loop scavenged .60...
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    Well that Cox Tee Dee .010 would be tricky to...

    Well that Cox Tee Dee .010 would be tricky to convert to gasoline. The 1/4x32 spark plug is larger than the engine!
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    Then what to do about the CDI ignition unit and such too.

    But with...
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    Now that will be pretty nice. I remember seeing...

    Now that will be pretty nice. I remember seeing pics and videos of some inline twins in the past. So it is nice that they finally got around to manufacturing them too.
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    ASP or the main company that makes all those...

    ASP or the main company that makes all those brands that it does, doe not really care about reputation. When they were first out, the engines tended to be horrible. But over the years they steadily...
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    I always bench test the engines before I use...

    I always bench test the engines before I use them. It isn't as much for breaking in the engine as to familiarize myself with the engine and how it runs and works. The ASP .61 engine doesn't need...
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    They drilled out the back fitting if they were...

    They drilled out the back fitting if they were going to pressurize the fuel tank. You typically did that if you removed the venturi insert. if I remember correctly the venturi insert was for slow...
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    Yes Fox made needles with a flattened tip on them...

    Yes Fox made needles with a flattened tip on them along with the tapered end. It helped prevent false needle settings. The two sides helped to keep the needle centered better. But some people found...
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    Both pushrods are the same length. You can easily...

    Both pushrods are the same length. You can easily make one out of a length of blank drill rod, using the one you have as a guide.
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    Yes you can use it in a RC plane. But without a ...

    Yes you can use it in a RC plane. But without a throttle, means you will fly it full throttle though. You can setup a engine shut off device either as a fuel shutoff to kill the engine on command....
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    Castor oil costs less than the synthetic oils do....

    Castor oil costs less than the synthetic oils do. The varnish from castor oil is not a problem for the vast majority of engines. It is only a thin layer. But the racing people tend to remove that...
  18. I think it is a little over 31 mm. The old MDS...

    I think it is a little over 31 mm. The old MDS .40 engine mufflers may fit as maybe the YS .45 might fit too.
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    Well, I go on the thought that you never run your...

    Well, I go on the thought that you never run your lawnmower or trimmer engine dry when you are done using them. You simply turn them off and put them up. They work for years like that too. But for my...
  20. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Yes, I now remember some guys doing that with the...

    Yes, I now remember some guys doing that with the BB racing engines too. I never tried it myself. The premise for using it in a BB racing engine makes sense actually. Whether it works or not would...
  21. Here are the fuel and oil instructions that come...

    Here are the fuel and oil instructions that come with the engines:
  22. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Well Fox used a extra super fine grade of garnet...

    Well Fox used a extra super fine grade of garnet powder for the Lustrox. It was so fine that it would suspend in the oil film and not grind or polish anything. But if there was a high spot someplace...
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    I wound up with two of the engines. Someone had...

    I wound up with two of the engines. Someone had bought two of them and was having problems, so he decided he didn't want to use them then. So I wound up with them instead.

    I haven't flown them...
  24. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Fox quit selling the Lustrox stuff many years...

    Fox quit selling the Lustrox stuff many years ago. Maybe middle 1970's or so was the last they sold the stuff. But they may have stopped selling it before then. It was for the lapped piston engines,...
  25. Thread: Club FOX!

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    On these older style large frame engines you can...

    On these older style large frame engines you can use clamp on mufflers easily enough. I use a old Slimline muffler on my .78 engine and a Davis Diesel Development muffler on my .60 engine. You have...
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