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    Not trying to agitate but was wondering how that...

    Not trying to agitate but was wondering how that Walbro model happened to end up on the DLE30. Did you have problems with the original Walbro clone? If so and you had the original carb the parts...
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    I remember what you had to do on the new WT-76...

    I remember what you had to do on the new WT-76 variant but I'm not quite sure the op is facing the same exact problem. Could be, just not clear from his explanation. I have not seen a choke shaft...
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    You could modify the choke shaft for a ball...

    You could modify the choke shaft for a ball detent in both positions. If you remove the shaft, it will be clear what you would have to do .... and be sure to grind off the swaging on the threaded end...
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    While Nord Locks can work in many cases, they...

    While Nord Locks can work in many cases, they will not work with the new DLE tapered seat bolts. Nord Locks require flat surfaces which the tapered seat bolts and mating surfaces inside the muffler...
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    Lots of good suggestions so far. Your firewall to...

    Lots of good suggestions so far. Your firewall to prop measurement may determine what will fit that plane. The Evolution engines are more like glo engines in their configuration so they may be a good...
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    +1, likewise I always use some foam around or at...

    +1, likewise I always use some foam around or at least under the gasser tanks. In the glo days, I use to completely enclose the tank in foam. Can't say I ever had a fuel problem when other guys...
  7. Keep in mind the regulations distinguish between...

    Keep in mind the regulations distinguish between "Lithium Metal" batteries which are a non-rechargeable battery and "Lithium Ion" batteries. The LiPo batteries we use are classified in the LiOn...
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    You could loop your vent line around the top...

    You could loop your vent line around the top perimeter of the the tank .... just below the top of the tank. As far as supporting the back of the tank you could use the wood support as you suggested...
  9. Not much going on in the ignition box if it isn't...

    Not much going on in the ignition box if it isn't being triggered to produce a spark. It would have just been drawing idle current which is quite low.
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    1/8" brass tubing is fine for your engine. Use...

    1/8" brass tubing is fine for your engine. Use something like the solder on DuBro 1/8" fuel barbs to better retain the line and to prevent leaks.

    1/8" is also good for engines well over the 50 -...
  11. Looks and sounds like there are / were several...

    Looks and sounds like there are / were several things going on in that engine. I would be curious to know whether the cylinder is 90 degrees to the crank axis. Cylinder straight? Mating surfaces on...
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    Yes it looks like the kits will have the parts...

    Yes it looks like the kits will have the parts you need. I offered the used arm in case it wasn't included in the kit. Many people have helped me over the years and I just wanted to pass on the favor...
  13. Only time will tell whether too much material was...

    Only time will tell whether too much material was removed.
  14. Are you saying you just ground away the surface...

    Are you saying you just ground away the surface hardening from the big end of the rod? The ID of the rod is the outer bearing race for the crank bearing.
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    dirtybird, I'm not sure whether the kit will have...

    dirtybird, I'm not sure whether the kit will have a new arm or not. I have a good used one if you need it and would be glad to send it your way.
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    +1, dirtybird, don't close up that fork where it...

    +1, dirtybird, don't close up that fork where it engages the needle valve! As speed said, it only has to hold the needle shut when required and allow it to open (not pull it open) when the lever...
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    I completely understand the eyesight issue. Yes a...

    I completely understand the eyesight issue. Yes a tiny hole could be helpful for sure.
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    I've never found it difficult to install the...

    I've never found it difficult to install the metering lever. I just sit the carb body on the bench with the metering chamber facing up. Drop the needle and spring in their respective holes, gently...
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    Curious what prop brand was used but my guess is...

    Curious what prop brand was used but my guess is the prop bolts were just not tight enough. I seriously doubt this is an engine defect issue though tuning could certainly contribute to the problem,...
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    MIght be able to help a bit though sorry, I don't...

    MIght be able to help a bit though sorry, I don't own one. There have been very few reports about the EME 60 on this forum but quite a bit of discussion on other forums. Like many of the Chinese...
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    You can MIG weld thin aluminum but it would be a...

    You can MIG weld thin aluminum but it would be a real chore .... pain in the arse would be a better description. I certainly wouldn't expect attractive welds unless you have a lot of experience. If I...
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    speed, brakewash is another good alternative that...

    speed, brakewash is another good alternative that won't damage rubber.
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    Sometimes the needles are not the same. Any...

    Sometimes the needles are not the same. Any chance the HS and LS needles got interchanged?
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    av8tor, I agree completely with you regarding the...

    av8tor, I agree completely with you regarding the use of carb cleaner on our small carbs. I hear it recommended all the time but in personal use, I have seen it destroy rubber parts so I avoid it...
  25. I've tried a lot of different engines in CUBs...

    I've tried a lot of different engines in CUBs since I last responded to this thread. So much has changed! Current engine of choice is a DLE 30 with side exhaust and wrap around Pitts muffler though...
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