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  1. Thread: Club Enya

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    According to Peter Chinn's test of the ENYA 40X...

    According to Peter Chinn's test of the ENYA 40X (which I feel sure would have the same bearings as the 45X) both bearings were of Japanese NSK manufacture - the rear one being a 15 mm x 28 mm 10...
  2. Thread: Club PAW

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    Such a simple and commonly performed process !

    Such a simple and commonly performed process !
  3. Thread: Club PAW

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    Anyone want to venture an opinion as to how the...

    Anyone want to venture an opinion as to how the crankshaft and bearings on the rear induction "Special" were fitted - it has a sealed (as cast) backplate, combined with a non-removable front end. The...
  4. Thread: Club FOX!

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    There were lots of those

    There were lots of those
  5. Thread: Club FOX!

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    I may be wrong here (we need an expert engineer's...

    I may be wrong here (we need an expert engineer's opinion) but I suspect that "Lustrox" worked like this - it would have maximum abrasive effect on tight, closely fitted items (such as a tight bushed...
  6. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Re. FOX "Lustrox", it might be interesting to...

    Re. FOX "Lustrox", it might be interesting to learn that the great Peter Chinn was not averse to using it. Read the "Performance" section of his 1980 test of the FOX 36 RX - and it had the alloy...
  7. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Can anyone help me out ? I bought a near new...

    Can anyone help me out ? I bought a near new 1972 FOX FALCON 60 (that's the last of the plain bearing 59's with the shiny case) but a small, cast metal piece on the carb is broken. It's the idle...
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    http://sceptreflight.net/Model%20Engine%20Tests/Ol...

    http://sceptreflight.net/Model%20Engine%20Tests/Oliver%20Tiger%20Major%20Marine.html
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    Found this old discussion on another forum, re. a...

    Found this old discussion on another forum, re. a Schnuerle ported T.T.
    http://www.rctech.net/forum/nitro-road/5883-thunder-tiger-pro-15-motor-help.html
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    In the photo showing the cylinder liner, I'm...

    In the photo showing the cylinder liner, I'm curious as to what that hole is, just beneath one of the cut ports ?
  11. Thread: Club Enya

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    Take the piece of 1/4 in. dowel described in Post...

    Take the piece of 1/4 in. dowel described in Post #2256, and fashion one end into a chisel point, the same width as the rings. Try tapping that in when the piston is straight out of the oven
  12. Thread: Club Enya

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    Don't give up yet Jim. The trick to Acetone is...

    Don't give up yet Jim. The trick to Acetone is understanding how it works - merely soaking a locked part in Acetone does no good, BUT if you can get the parts to move (even fractionally) the stuff...
  13. Thread: Club Enya

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    Jim, for more about your shiny Enya 60, see Post...

    Jim, for more about your shiny Enya 60, see Post # 5350 here - http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1402733&page=357&highlight=enya+60+II+7032#post22807233
  14. Thread: Club Enya

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    Jim, this is what I would do - unbolt the front...

    Jim, this is what I would do - unbolt the front bearing housing (you may have to remove to carb first). Take the cylinder head off - there is no head gasket to worry about. Push the rod & piston out...
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    That's not always true - at the moment, he lists...

    That's not always true - at the moment, he lists a DRONE Diesel which he says has ball bearings (which the Mk. 2 had) but it's the plain bearing Mk. 1
  16. Thread: Engine ID

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    As Earl says, its gotta be Russian. It appears to...

    As Earl says, its gotta be Russian. It appears to have 4 or 5 letters on the side - what are they ?
  17. Thread: Club Enya

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    Hi Jim, click onto this...

    Hi Jim, click onto this (http://sceptreflight.net/Model%20Engine%20Tests/Enya%2045X%20TV.html) and if you need anything more, I have a NIB 45X and could scan the instruction sheet if you want....
  18. Thread: Club Enya

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    Here is an ENYA 63 with a modern muffler and R/C...

    Here is an ENYA 63 with a modern muffler and R/C throttle
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jD5jcWtLoGo

    http://www.svensktmodellflyg.se/users/5466/ENYA_Model_Engine_Compendium.pdf
  19. Thread: K&V .60 ?

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    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14...

    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1402733&page=496
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    RE: Beware - eBay scammer !

    This scammer (mingmongo12) has done it again. Another reputable eBay seller with 100 % feedback has been ripped off to the tune of a $525 engine. He (like me) will get no sympathy from eBay. The most...
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    RE: Mystery engine, Rossi 60?

    If it is an MVVS or similar Czech made engine, the prop drive most likely would have parallel grooves on the face
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    RE: Beware - eBay scammer !

    Surprise, Surprise ! My little Italian scammer friend is at it again. After I got stung, I kept a close eye on him and warned a US based seller about his activities. He duly sent the engine to...
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    RE: Older Super Tiger

    Text from "Model Aircraft" magazine 1963 - the "V" on the Tigre's stands for Velocita ("Speed" in Italian)
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    RE: Odd-Ball Fuji .09 engine

    See here - http://www.modelenginenews.org/ad/fuji_ch1.html
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    RE: Old Glow engine question

    The engine that you are probably thinking of is the AERO 35 - there's one on feebay at the moment.
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