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    RE: Gas/Glow fuel line choice

    Aeronut,

    Thanks ... I'll find some today!

    Scott
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    Gas/Glow fuel line choice

    Using K&S Sta-Flex Fuel Line.

    I noticed after a tank of my gas/glow mix that the fuel line is hardening... should be fine for the fuel lines,
    but I'm worried about flexibility in the line from...
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    RE: Question about prop

    AZ,

    I would be afraid that it might have stress fractures you cant see from the impact..

    I'd hate to hear that prop came apart while you were over it adjusting the hight speed needle[:o]
    ...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    Gryohead,

    Never noticed bearing problems, but those were modified engines that only last a few weeks before I would put in new rod bearings / rings / valve springs. I would use ATF to coat...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    All you gas/glow guys...


    Here's a tip from when I raced Methanol gokarts. After the races, I would run straight wd40 for about 30 seconds.... cleaned all the remaining Methanol out of the...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    Av8tor,

    I'll check the end gap on the bowman ring..... also I've had the cylinder off for the porting, so the rings really haven't had any time to seat.... after I get the APC prop, I'll just...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    Aeronut,

    I'm using an 18/8 prop, so I suspect the number to be lower with the extra pitch.... I"ll be trying the apc 18/6w as soon as it gets in. Also going to try a 18/6 zinger wood prop.

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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    Aeronut,
    Thanks for the idea's.... checked the seat pressure and it was fine.... removed the screen and placed a filter inline.


    Av8tor,

    I think it's close:)

    I bent the metering...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    I finally got my fuel mix close: 2 part gas 1 part glow (10% nitro 12% oil)

    That took care of the excess oil problem.

    I milled the exhaust port to make up for the amount of gasket...
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    RE: Which Poulan do I have

    Ken,

    Thanks for the info.....

    Not bad for $22 plus shipping .... a brand new Wildthing minus carb, and a 46cc....;)

    Can you hook me up with a prop adapter, intake, muffler kit?

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    Which Poulan do I have

    Calling all experts... I've been looking online all night, can't figure it out.[&o]

    The saw was a Poulan Super Clean with Anti-Vibration handle. Part of the case and the carb was missing.

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    RE: Gilmore "Red Lion"

    Nothing yet,

    Working on a Super Decathlon with a Ryobi 33cc conversion currently..... should be done in a week or three;)

    http://image.rcuniverse.com/forum/upfiles/91072/Hf98570.jpg

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  13. RE: McCulloch 31cc w/ Rear Exaust and Carb, is it better?

    SaCCaL72,

    Go for the Decathlon from Dynaflite.... Its a very easy build.... only part that was a pain was carving the wingtips...

    It builds very much like the 4*...... I built a 4* before...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    Bill,

    You are definately in the heart of Kart country.... I use to travel to N/S Carolina to race unlimited 4cyle and 2cycle dir oval karts.

    My sources locally have really disappeared.
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    Bill,

    Understand your fuel mix... one question, you will be cutting your methanol % quite a bit.... Won't you have a problem with keeping the glow plug lit?

    Scott
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    AV8tor,

    Thanks for the reply....

    I tried those options.....

    LHS won't order it unless a pallet of it is ordered.... TowerHobbies doesn't have it.... closest thing they have is 10%...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    av8tor1977 ,

    My supplier for Methanol will now only sell me Methanol in 5 gallon minimums.....

    Can you tell me where online I can order a 10/10 glow mix?

    Best I can find is a 12/9 mix...
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    MMMagic.... Anybody

    Saw an add in a magazine with the website MM Magic.

    2 Engines... a 45cc and a 30cc.... impressive #'s and resonable cost.

    Anybody had any experience with these?
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    All right guys.... you gave plenty to think about.....

    I think I have it surrounded:)

    If I can get ahold of some methanol this weekend I'll try to get it dialed in....
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    OK,

    Engine: 31cc Ryobi

    Went to 4 parts 87 octane gas to 1 part glow (10% nitro 18% Oil)

    1) I got a noticable increase in RPM (still don't have a working tach)
    2) More resolution on...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    Rysium,


    Thanks.... I'll try a 5:1 ratio this weekend, and see where it gets me.


    Engine: Ryobi 31cc
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    Aeronut,


    My mix is 2 part gas to 1 part glow (glow is 10% nitro 18% oil).

    If I get some methanol what would you recommend I adjust my mix to?
  23. RE: McCulloch 31cc w/ Rear Exaust and Carb, is it better?

    Jstanton,

    I'm in the middle of doing exactly what your asking... I have the wacker glow adapter, and the flywheel adapter. Both are well made.

    I filed the lip around the spark plug...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    No offense taken.... you told me on a couple of occassions to try the choke test.... I just got to darn excited to remember :D


    The kids had me tied up last few days, but I did start it up and...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    I used to race alcohol gokarts..... believe it or not I can find plain methanol easier than the 10/10 glow[:@]

    I'm using a fox plug currently ... I'll try with a saito 4-stroke and try the ideas...
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