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  1. He might not be a troll he just might be right...

    He might not be a troll he just might be right out of school looking for a market for an idea he has. Reading the last of his post might be a clue.



    When I worked with the University SAE...
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    Done the same often enough. I have an awful lot...

    Done the same often enough. I have an awful lot of socket sets and sometimes you just cannot find one that fits. Luck of the draw. Carefully applied heat will not hurt anything and in some cases with...
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    In the diagram figure 1 I always scribe a small R...

    In the diagram figure 1 I always scribe a small R on the rod before I take the engine apart so it gets assembled in the same orientation.

    Figure 2 shows why. Some engines the con rod has a...
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    2 or 4 stroke? When you have it apart roll the...

    2 or 4 stroke? When you have it apart roll the crankshaft using your thumb and finger by the prop end. It should turn silky smooth if you feel anything at all replace those bearings. If you had it...
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    When the rod seizes on the crankshaft or pin you...

    When the rod seizes on the crankshaft or pin you may get lucky breaking it free and just work it back and forth until it frees up enough to use. You have to pay close attention that nothing has...
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    Rebuilding these little gems (all model engines)...

    Rebuilding these little gems (all model engines) gets to be a hobby in itself. It’s not that hard but very rewarding when you fire up your fresh rebuild to find all that lost power. Most of the time...
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    Think about how the lower end gets its lube. It...

    Think about how the lower end gets its lube. It relies on what blows by the piston during normal running. A YS on the other hand takes fuel into the crankcase like a 2 stroke does so the lower end...
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    EEEEEEEEENNNNNNNYYYYYAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

    EEEEEEEEENNNNNNNYYYYYAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:p Just funnin!!!!

    2095828
  9. Everything from Harbor Freight on up will work to...

    Everything from Harbor Freight on up will work to some degree. It mostly depends on you. If you have never used full size machine tools you will probably be satisfied with the smaller equipment. If...
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    I kept calling him a stooge now he refuses to...

    I kept calling him a stooge now he refuses to launch it for me any more:cool:
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    Sounds like you may have an air leak/pinhole. Is...

    Sounds like you may have an air leak/pinhole. Is it in the fueling system (it sounds like it might be because both models suffer the same conditions). Check the pump and lines by attaching a short...
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    Sounds like you have either teed into the carb...

    Sounds like you have either teed into the carb feed line and when trying to empty the tank you are pulling air thru the carb. If this is the case sometimes closing the carb by hand or with the...
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    Been aware and reading for a while now bbird...

    Been aware and reading for a while now bbird thanks.

    Dennis
  14. Horse Pucci I say pure horse pucci :cool:

    Horse Pucci I say pure horse pucci :cool:
  15. I checked it out hes complaining about...

    I checked it out hes complaining about participation over there as well. Even closed it down then re-opened it once. Seems to need an awful lot of ego stroking to keep him going. Lota Atta Boy Leroys...
  16. Petulant child could not be the center of...

    Petulant child could not be the center of attention so he took his ball and went home.
  17. If ya run Turnigy I'd go easy on them...

    If ya run Turnigy I'd go easy on them too:rolleyes:
  18. The insinuation was there at least that's how I...

    The insinuation was there at least that's how I took it to mean.



    And I can turn it around and tell you because you have been convinced of 10 and 10 doesn't give it any validity either. The...
  19. I have never been given bogus advice from Thunder...

    I have never been given bogus advice from Thunder Power and I have some of the original batteries that I still use today with no problems. Not sure what you mean that its not the same breaking in is...
  20. dumb double post

    dumb double post
  21. I have always followed Thunderpower's...

    I have always followed Thunderpower's recomendations:

    First few Cycles

    Thunder Power recommends no more than 3-5C average discharge for breaking in new packs. Also be extremely careful not to...
  22. The thing about competition is to use it as a...

    The thing about competition is to use it as a bench mark of how you finish in comparison to the last time you competed. In a way you’re competing with yourself. I say this because you will be...
  23. dang double post again

    dang double post again
  24. I am afraid I don't see Leroy enjoying...

    I am afraid I don't see Leroy enjoying competition very much. He doesn't agree with the rules and expectations that have been in use since the inception of scale competition. The biggest thing is the...
  25. Yes Leroy its to bad you have chosen this path to...

    Yes Leroy its to bad you have chosen this path to end the thread. The build was very interesting with a wealth of knowledge and skill. The sidebars took nothing away from the build or your skill and...
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