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  1. Thread: Club FOX!

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    It is a big one, .90 size. I think it would give...

    It is a big one, .90 size. I think it would give a little more muffler pressure with a .60 size muffler. But I haven't found one yet to try to see if made any difference.
    We originally ran the...
  2. Thread: Club FOX!

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    I happen to be using a Davis Soundmaster muffler...

    I happen to be using a Davis Soundmaster muffler on my old venerable Fox Blue Head .60 engine. it is a big heavy engine that uses the same crankcase that the old .74 engine used and the .78 engine...
  3. Thread: Mills Replica?

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    I concur, it is a MP Jet PB 040 engine. They do...

    I concur, it is a MP Jet PB 040 engine. They do run nicely too. I have one and it worked really well.
  4. Thread: Club FOX!

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    My thoughts on the .50 engine was it tends to be...

    My thoughts on the .50 engine was it tends to be flow challenged. With the cylinder bored out that much, the port passages are now getting more thin. Less area to allow the air/fuel charge to flow...
  5. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Not bad. It looks like it works good with the...

    Not bad. It looks like it works good with the bushing too. I like it. I have made some spacers to lift the carb a little higher for some planes too. In those cases the carb sat down lower and I...
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    I never had any problems with Fox engines or...

    I never had any problems with Fox engines or getting service and support from them. I go way back in using the engines too.
  7. Before you think that you have an air leak. Here...

    Before you think that you have an air leak. Here in the hot Texas summers, the gasoline can vaporize when heated a little more. Thus those bubbles may not be air but actually gasoline gas bubbles...
  8. Thread: Club FOX!

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    A helicoil may not work in all cases. It needs...

    A helicoil may not work in all cases. It needs the hole to be drilled out larger than one might be able to and still have metal left for it.

    One technique I like to do is alternate metric and SAE...
  9. Thread: Os gt10

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    It is possible for the glow plug to light up OK...

    It is possible for the glow plug to light up OK but still not ignite the fuel. Minute metal particles coat the coil rendering it ineffective then.
    But if you have fuel dripping out the engine, then...
  10. Thread: Os gt10

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    Sounds like the glow plug went bad on you. That...

    Sounds like the glow plug went bad on you. That is quite common with new engines. Minute tiny bits of swarf inside the engine gets picked up, combusted inside and coats the glow plug element. Also...
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    It was at a flying field I flew at for a while,...

    It was at a flying field I flew at for a while, they were using a couple of them to tow and launch gliders at the time. It is a pretty impressive plane though.
    Here is one old thread where they were...
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    The instructions that some other people had for...

    The instructions that some other people had for the plane suggested that one use a 1.20 two stroke engine or equivalent gas engine. Some guys were using four stroke Saito 1.50 engines or Enya 1.55...
  13. Thread: Club FOX!

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    They actually staggered the engine production...

    They actually staggered the engine production runs apart. They would plan for when they wanted to make a particular engine. Then for example, they would make 100 .60 engines. But it might be three to...
  14. Thread: Agm-30?

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    They were discussing the failure of the MT...

    They were discussing the failure of the MT Engines in this thread about the AGM engines a couple of years ago http://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/showthread.php?t=84907&page=7
    It seems to start at...
  15. Thread: Club FOX!

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    They have a bunch of contracts to make things...

    They have a bunch of contracts to make things other than model engines. Some were government contracts too. With all the wars winding down, I assume some of those ended. But they were really getting...
  16. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Fox was continuously changing and or improving...

    Fox was continuously changing and or improving the 36X engines. It would not be a surprise if there was a slightly larger crankcase that was used when he made the .40 engines. I can't tell anything...
  17. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Well in 1961 Fox produced the Fox .40 Rat Race...

    Well in 1961 Fox produced the Fox .40 Rat Race engine. I assume people used it way back then. Fox had anodized it with a gold like yellow color sheen. But I think they quit doing it later though. ...
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    The engines need three things to run, fuel, air...

    The engines need three things to run, fuel, air and a spark. You can check the sparking by removing the spark plug and connect it to the spark plug cable. Turn the engine over and you should see a...
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    That is highly unusual. Major bummer in any case....

    That is highly unusual. Major bummer in any case.
    It does not sound good. It makes me wonder if they are cutting their losses on their V2 debacle.
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    You can also use the 3x5 cards (they call them...

    You can also use the 3x5 cards (they call them card stock) too. Those work quite well. I like to save some of the junk mail cards I get all the time. I use them for mixing epoxy when building etc....
  21. Thread: Agm-30?

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    The AGM V1 engines were working OK for the most...

    The AGM V1 engines were working OK for the most part. But a few people got some with prop-driver hubs that wobbled more than they should. The AGM V2 engines appear to have had a batch made with the...
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    I would go with the 10cc engine. It weighs less...

    I would go with the 10cc engine. It weighs less and develops good power. It should fly the plane just fine. The 15cc would wind up be pretty heavy, maybe too heavy.
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    Well the piston and rod come off when you move...

    Well the piston and rod come off when you move the connecting rod on the piston as far back as it will go. Then with the crankpin at the top (top dead center), the rod ought to pop off the crankpin....
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    Thanks for the warning and information. That is a...

    Thanks for the warning and information. That is a bummer. But it has me wondering if the ebay engines are fakes or counterfeits though.
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    Well, it may be the carb has a flat spot in the...

    Well, it may be the carb has a flat spot in the middle. Try running it more rich with the low speed needle and see if that helps you out. I had run into that with various Walbro carbs before. Dialing...
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