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Forum: Everything Diesel 09-17-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By franchi
Ringmaster Jr. Flash & ED 2.46 Racer??

Hi All:

How well would this combination perform for sport flying? I think that this would be a great combination for sport flying!

The Ringmaster Jr. Flash has a 30" span and a built up...
Forum: Everything Diesel 09-14-2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By franchi
Plane for ED racer

Hi Greggles:

Thanks for the reply.

That plane may be too large for the ED Racer. That engine is quite anemic by today's standards. Perhaps Veco Tom Tom or similar would be a better...
Forum: Everything Diesel 09-12-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By franchi
Plane suggestion for ED Racer

Hello All:

Today my flying mate showed up with a foam combat wing powered by an ED Racer!!!! The engine started very easily as it did in the 50's. He had a cut down? 9-6 plastic prop...
Forum: Everything Diesel 08-31-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By franchi
Hi gazimoto: Thanks for the reply. ...

Hi gazimoto:

Thanks for the reply.

As far as the ST G20/.15D is concerned, I have about 6-8 that all run very well. I would like to pass them onto other Diesel enthusiasts. What...
Forum: Everything Diesel 08-30-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By franchi
I sent gazimoto a post todat and once again it failed to reach this site

Why do my posts get "lost" when I send them to people on this site? My computer says that they have been sent.


franchi
Forum: Everything Diesel 08-29-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By franchi
Diesel fuel

Hi All:

I wrote gazimoto a long message but it seemed to vanish into cyberspace

I recently purchased a quart of Benoil from a local Honda shop. I think that it was less than $9.00. In...
Forum: Everything Diesel 08-28-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By franchi
Hello All: Yeas ago, I discovered by...

Hello All:

Yeas ago, I discovered by accident that W 40 would start my engine very easily. I put a small amount of it in the tank, started the engine and ran the tank dry. This was done with...
Forum: Everything Diesel 08-27-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By franchi
AGAIN What is a good mix for my Eiesel engines?

Hi all:

The other day I was chastised about my fuel mixture being too heavy on the oil content. I run 25% oil in my diesels and 30% ether 2% dii and the remainder kero. My flying mate...
Forum: Everything Diesel 08-20-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By franchi
Hello Mates: The reason that I asked...

Hello Mates:

The reason that I asked this question is that a "diesel" expert" informed that the reason was due to the following fact. Post WWII due to a shortage of steel, the diesel...
Forum: Everything Diesel 06-26-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By franchi
Hello All: I am using 2% Amsoil...

Hello All:

I am using 2% Amsoil ignitions improver.

Thanks for the replies.

...
Forum: Everything Diesel 06-25-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By franchi
Hi All: Today I had Diesel engine...

Hi All:

Today I had Diesel engine problems all day! The weather was 83 F and I had a problem with my .40 going lean. A friend of mine from the Ukraine suggested that it was just too hot to...
Forum: Everything Diesel 06-21-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By franchi
How do I delete a double post?

How do I delete a double post?
Forum: Everything Diesel 06-21-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By franchi
Reply ro Quick Sport

Hi:

Thanks for the prompt reply!
No, there is no smell emitting from my fuel bottle. This fuel works very well In my other Diesels. The engine starts very easily but the compression adjustment is...
Forum: Everything Diesel 06-21-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By franchi
Reply ro Quick Sport

Hi:

Thanks for the prompt reply!
No, there is no smell emitting from my fuel bottle. This fuel works very well In my other Diesels. The engine starts very easily but the compression...
Forum: Everything Diesel 06-21-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By franchi
Hyper critical compression setting????

Hello All:

I attempted to fly one of my ST G20/.15D engines yesterday and I found that the compression adjustment was very critical! It was difficult to adjust the needle valve and...
Forum: Everything Diesel 06-01-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By franchi
Hello Gazimoto: I did flush the fuel...

Hello Gazimoto:

I did flush the fuel tank with brake cleaner and found that it was indeed contaminated with what looked like particles of blue dope that I had painted the fuselage with when...
Forum: Everything Diesel 05-31-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By franchi
Hi Gazimoto: I think that you are...

Hi Gazimoto:

I think that you are correct about the tank needing a good cleaning! After I was done "flying" the MVVS, I started it up and moved it through various flying attitudes. The...
Forum: Everything Diesel 05-30-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By franchi
Can a fuel tank cause over compression????

Hi All:

When I got my MVVS D7 running as it should, things went to Hell in the air.

I adjusted the engine to what I though was a great setting and launched the plane. The thing...
Forum: Everything Diesel 05-29-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By franchi
Nelson vs. Parra & Fora?

Hello All:

How does the new Parra and Fora .15 Diesels compare to the older Nelson .15 Diesel?

...
Forum: Everything Diesel 05-26-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By franchi
Hi Gaz: I was very careful not to do...

Hi Gaz:

I was very careful not to do that as I was hoping to get the piston back into the cylinder close to where it had been prior disassembly. Lots of luck! The rod was symmetrical so I...
Forum: Everything Diesel 05-26-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By franchi
More information concerning the MVVS. I ran...

More information concerning the MVVS.

I ran the engine a bit today before I installed it back into the Tom Tom. Here is what I happily discovered.

The engine will hand start cold by increasing...
Forum: Everything Diesel 05-25-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By franchi
Diesel engines, electric starters an old men!

Hi All:

I my flying mate and have reached a point in our lives where we are forced to use an electric starter to start our Diesel engines. The resulting shoulder pain is not worth hand...
Forum: Everything Diesel 05-25-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By franchi
Hello All: I reassembled the engine and...

Hello All:

I reassembled the engine and ran it on a test stand. The first two runs were very good. Easy starting and NO black residue in the exhaust. As a matter of fact, there was no...
Forum: Everything Diesel 05-24-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By franchi
Hi Gazimoto: I was wrong about the...

Hi Gazimoto:

I was wrong about the bushing sliding our of the rod. After disassembling the engine, the rod that was not being flush with the end of the crankpin. Instead, the rod is more...
Forum: Everything Diesel 05-24-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By franchi
Hello Gazimoto: It is not the crank pin...

Hello Gazimoto:

It is not the crank pin rubbing but the area between the lower rod journal and about 25 m up the rear face of the rod. After I reassemble the engine with the Prussian Blue on...
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