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Forum: Gas Engines 10-05-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By CK1
I used Amsoil years ago and had no issues with it...

I used Amsoil years ago and had no issues with it but It can build up carbon quickly if you run your engine too hot .
I have used many of the top name brands as well as walmart brands etc .
I...
Forum: Gas Engines 10-02-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By CK1
Have you had the hub off of the crankshaft ? If...

Have you had the hub off of the crankshaft ? If so were you careful to besure the key was in place when putting the hub back on ? I have received a few 55's and other engines that the key was missing...
Forum: Kit Building 09-29-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 49,621
Posted By CK1
It's almost a crime to cover that with paint .

It's almost a crime to cover that with paint .
Forum: Kit Building 09-29-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 49,621
Posted By CK1
Vince , Man your glssing is looking great . I...

Vince , Man your glssing is looking great . I have been using that same technique for about 15 years and I have never had any issues of delamination from the wood . The 1:1 resin mix with denatured...
Forum: Gas Engines 09-27-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 789
Posted By CK1
If you have green gunk and your oil isn't ...

If you have green gunk and your oil isn't
green prior to mixing the fuel I suspect the brass components (clunk and tubes may be reacting to the ethanol in the fuel) . I have noticed this in some of...
Forum: Gas Engines 09-27-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By CK1
I was a farm kid so Trucks Tractors and implement...

I was a farm kid so Trucks Tractors and implement repairs started early for me . I put together my first car at 15 .I didn't start the Dealer gig until I was 22 but I went down that same path for...
Forum: Gas Engines 09-27-2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By CK1
2 bbl carbs were the ticket for a long time ....

2 bbl carbs were the ticket for a long time . Great throttle responce . The scariest ride I had built at the the age of 18 used a chevy straight 6 235 with 3 - 2 bbl carbs . It was heavily ported...
Forum: Gas Engines 09-26-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By CK1
You can try Daves Discount Motors G620pu hub...

You can try Daves Discount Motors
G620pu hub washer
www.davesmotors.com/Search-Page/?search=dr689%20-%20G620PU%20Hub%20Washer
BTW : The search box is the easiest way to find things on Daves website
Forum: Gas Engines 09-26-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By CK1
I was into restoring late 60's early 70's...

I was into restoring late 60's early 70's Chargers and 'Cuda's back in the late 80'and most of the nineties . By the time I got my hands on them most of them had been mugged by kids with little or no...
Forum: Gas Engines 09-25-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By CK1
The drive washer for a Zenoah G62 will work also...

The drive washer for a Zenoah G62 will work also . Look at Horizon Hobby or Ebay
Forum: Gas Engines 09-25-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By CK1
Yes I thought it to be interesting also . Wasn't...

Yes I thought it to be interesting also . Wasn't really looking for it at first , but it caught my attention so I checked each following engine to compare. My thoughts are it may be relative to a...
Forum: Gas Engines 09-24-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By CK1
In nearly all the engines the higher gaps...

In nearly all the engines the higher gaps resulted in initial lower static wot rpms and higher cyl. head temps . After retuning carb the head temps came down some but rpms didnt rise to pre change...
Forum: Gas Engines 09-23-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 481
Posted By CK1
For years I tried different gaps on cm6 plugs...

For years I tried different gaps on cm6 plugs with no noticeable change in performance on any engine .
1/4-32 plugs have been a different story.
I have run 1/4-32 plugs in many different engines...
Forum: Kit Building 09-19-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 49,621
Posted By CK1
Sorry but I dont have a photo of the cradle . I...

Sorry but I dont have a photo of the cradle . I sold the last one with the one of the last MB's that I had built. I was getting rid of planes and other items awhile back in advance of a Major back...
Forum: Kit Building 09-18-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 49,621
Posted By CK1
Vince , I always found the easiest way to put the...

Vince , I always found the easiest way to put the wing on my MB was to stand it on its nose . It at first was a 2 person deal but I later made an insulated cradle that would clamp to any table .The...
Forum: Gas Engines 09-16-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 474
Posted By CK1
I have a close friend whos wife is reactive to...

I have a close friend whos wife is reactive to gas vapors . He used Coleman fuel to get away from the vapor issue .
He constantly had overheating issues in all the planes and helicopters.
He kept...
Forum: Gas Engines 08-27-2017, 04:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 871
Posted By CK1
Oh! by the way ,just to be sure it set centered...

Oh! by the way ,just to be sure it set centered on the crank I jigged it up to rotate the crank slowly in the case while it set . I'm not sure if it really helped but I wanted the radial runout to be...
Forum: Gas Engines 08-27-2017, 03:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 871
Posted By CK1
I have used Loctite 660 for that same repair sans...

I have used Loctite 660 for that same repair sans the knurling. The bearing inner race had worn the crank down slightly . The bearing was bad for a very long time is my guess . Anyhow 5 years later...
Forum: Gas Engines 08-06-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By CK1
Those are nice starters . The starter part of it...

Those are nice starters . The starter part of it is from a Chinese ATV and can be purchased online for about $12.00 , yes $12.00 . Add a frame and a cup and you can charge up 150.00 for it.
Forum: Gas Engines 07-12-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By CK1
Have you checked the fuel lines for kinks ,...

Have you checked the fuel lines for kinks , etc... I would pull the fuel line off and Run a fuel line straight from the carb to another gas tank or fuel can and see if it will pull fuel . If it does...
Forum: Gas Engines 07-12-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By CK1
My bet would be either the source coil is bad or...

My bet would be either the source coil is bad or there is crack in the plug boot and it is starting to carbon track to ground , shortest path thing.
I think sending it to Adrian (CH) is the...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-27-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By CK1
Backplate breakage

A few things come to mind.
The first is a bent spinner bolt. A bent bolt will throw the cone tip out of center shifting the center of mass . Roll the bolt on glass and if it wobbles at all replace...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-27-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By CK1
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-27-2017, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By CK1
Byron t6 cg

The plane is upright if suspended by the hooks , because the hole for the hooks are in the upper area of the rib
Inverted if using any other method of balancing
Gear is up in any case
Forum: Kit Building 06-26-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 49,621
Posted By CK1
"You got me wondering CK1 about the reinforcement...

"You got me wondering CK1 about the reinforcement of the fuse :confused:, and I had to go back and check, sure enough I thought the same thing about where the front and rear fuse meet being a weak...
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