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06-23-2014, 05:19 AM
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Posted By Pete Bergstrom

If you can find the 5% with 17-18% oil you can...

If you can find the 5% with 17-18% oil you can mix this with 1 gal of pure methanol and you'll end up with 2 gals of 2-1/% nitro/9% oil and that would work great for you. You can also order from...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-05-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 292,589
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

Matt the baseline for the 15gX is 4-7/8 for...

Matt

the baseline for the 15gX is 4-7/8 for the low and 1-1/2 for the high.

Pete

ps. We will get an update in the manual.
Forum: Gas Engines
05-03-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 292,589
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

If you just send us the ignition unit we can...

If you just send us the ignition unit we can replace the plug cap for you. Use the repair form found on our website under support.

Pete
Forum: Gas Engines
05-02-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 292,589
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

911mike try going in about 1/4 turn on the...

911mike

try going in about 1/4 turn on the idle screw and check it again. Once broken in the engine generally requires the low speed needle to go in (lean) 1/2-3/4 turn. You are probably far...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-17-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,915
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

Jimmy and I are at the factory now supervising...

Jimmy and I are at the factory now supervising the final
production and testing steps on each engine. We will be shipping to our customers by May 15-20.

Pete
Forum: Gas Engines
04-06-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 292,589
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

There is no problem running the 11-6 prop...

There is no problem running the 11-6 prop forever. Enjoy the engine. We found our 15Gx to be a much better match for the Katana and it's expected performance level.

Pete
Forum: Gas Engines
03-26-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

We will continue to service and take care of our...

We will continue to service and take care of our EVO branded engines. We have repair and rebuild parts on hand or reasonably available.

Pete
Forum: Gas Engines
03-24-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

Kurt, The parts supply for the...

Kurt,

The parts supply for the Evolution/MVVS line of engines is readily available from Bill jenson here:


BJ's Model Engine Service*, 51 Hillside Dr., Beacon Falls, CT 06403 USA
phone:...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 228,922
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

Yes we are still doing that. Send your carb on in...

Yes we are still doing that. Send your carb on in for the exchange.

Pete
Forum: Gas Engines
03-02-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 292,589
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

This looks to me that you low speed needle is a...

This looks to me that you low speed needle is a little rich.

Remember that hat this fuel system runs on muffler pressure and there is little pressure at idle so gravity has more effect at low...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-27-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 36,548
Views: 2,187,641
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

Most propellers will unload 7-10% once in the...

Most propellers will unload 7-10% once in the air. I've seen a few instances of higher unloading but not many. And this is referring to straight and level flight. In a dive the props will unload...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-26-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 228,922
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

From the sounds of it the cause was something in...

From the sounds of it the cause was something in the mfg process, nothing that you had done. Glad to hear you have it back.

Pete
Forum: Glow Engines
02-24-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 36,548
Views: 2,187,641
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

These metal backplates have been in stock at...

These metal backplates have been in stock at Horizon every month since April 2010. http://www.horizonhobby.com/products/SAI82B17

Pete
Forum: Gas Engines
02-21-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,623
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

I would be willing to bet it was an air bubble...

I would be willing to bet it was an air bubble that went through the system. Please make sure you are using the in lured clunk or a Dubro sintered clunk and make sure there are no air leaks anywhere...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-21-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,623
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

Basil, No - quitting after ten minutes is...

Basil,

No - quitting after ten minutes is not a normal part of the break-in procedure. There can be a number of issues that cause it to quit:

1. Did it quit after gradually slowing down? ...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-17-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 22,717
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

In my experience with the situation you are...

In my experience with the situation you are describing (idle starts high and then drops little by little) is that the low speed needles are actually a little rich, not lean. When you are running the...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-10-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 64,266
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

We expect to have the FG60R3 available late June...

We expect to have the FG60R3 available late June of 2014. I don't have a lot more info as far as specs, etc yet but when I do I'll post them.

Pete
02-06-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4,099
Views: 615,375
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

.021 - .028" has been working the best for us. ...

.021 - .028" has been working the best for us.

Pete
Forum: Glow Engines
01-23-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 36,548
Views: 2,187,641
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

The Sai 56 or 62 is a perfect substitue for the...

The Sai 56 or 62 is a perfect substitue for the previous 50 size engines. The dimensions and specs can be found on page 17 of the manual found here:
...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-22-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 292,589
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

The ABC was chosen over the ringed version in...

The ABC was chosen over the ringed version in development because of the marked difference in the power output of the engine. I've never tried the Motul 800 you refer to so I can't be a judge of...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-22-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 292,589
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

The lack of needle roller bearings at the top of...

The lack of needle roller bearings at the top of the conrod have no bearing :o on the amount of oil. The general construction of the engine (ABC) requires the extra oil when compared to a ringed...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-21-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,915
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

It does need a 2S LiPo because the minimum...

It does need a 2S LiPo because the minimum voltage for the overall system is 7.4v.

Pete
Forum: Gas Engines
01-18-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 38,627
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

Amsoil can be used but only at the recommended...

Amsoil can be used but only at the recommended mixtures in the engine manuals, not what may be detailed on the side of the bottle.

Pete
Forum: Gas Engines
01-13-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,915
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

Thanks for your comments. The the engine is...

Thanks for your comments.

The the engine is made to our specifications in China. The EFI is manufactured and programmed by our partners in the USA.

Pete
Forum: Gas Engines
01-13-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,915
Posted By Pete Bergstrom

It will but the programming is specifically for...

It will but the programming is specifically for the new Evolution 62cc engine. For right now we will not be making this a ailable as a standa alone part.

Pete
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