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Forum: Glow Engines 11-06-2017, 12:13 PM
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Views: 178
Posted By BrickitSAM
Ok, finally got around to tearing it apart, I...

Ok, finally got around to tearing it apart, I don't see anything wrong with the bearings, they are smooth and don't have any corrosion, maybe its my spur mesh being to tight, I thought I set it...
Forum: Glow Engines 11-04-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By BrickitSAM
Unhappy TRX 3.3 bad performance all the sudden

Hello, just drove my T-maxx for a couple of min's and I think there's a leak somewhere there seemed to be exhaust coming out somewhere else from the exhaust pipe, seemed to be facing the front of the...
Forum: RC Fuels 11-02-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By BrickitSAM
Sorry for the late response, what I've gathered...

Sorry for the late response, what I've gathered is use the Bulk Apothecary (https://www.bulkapothecary.com/cart.php?suggest=b1177c91-a771-44d4-be8f-3b25f513679c) stuff and Klotz TechniPlate...
Forum: RC Fuels 10-30-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By BrickitSAM
Just ordered the Torco Nitro, what's the best...

Just ordered the Torco Nitro, what's the best castor oil? I looked at this thread (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-fuels-161/11627776-castor-oil-homebrew-fuel.html) and it seems like there are...
Forum: RC Fuels 10-27-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By BrickitSAM
Just found out Tractor supply sells methanol but...

Just found out Tractor supply sells methanol but they call is Methyl Hydrate Methyl Hydrate, 3.78 L (http://www.tscstores.com/Methyl-Hydrate-378-L-P6136.aspx), seems to be the same stuff, would that...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-17-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Ok, reading all this I'm confused, should I stick...

Ok, reading all this I'm confused, should I stick with C3 or go with C4-C5?
Forum: Glow Engines 10-15-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Thanks! that helps a lot, I'll order those. ...

Thanks! that helps a lot, I'll order those.
Should the front bearing have a rubber seal right? this engine has something (don't know the name, slipper?) that fits over the shaft and sits flush with...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-15-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Can you post some pictures? Anyway, finally...

Can you post some pictures?

Anyway, finally got around to getting the bearing sizes, the rear bearing is 12x28x8, the front is 7x19x6, I looked at boca bearings and could not find the right ones,...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-13-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
That would not have worked because of the 3 piece...

That would not have worked because of the 3 piece design, also I would never put it in water, that weakens the metal, your rapidly cooling down the outside and the inside but the middle is still hot...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-12-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Progress update 2, I got the bearing off, took...

Progress update 2, I got the bearing off, took about 4-5 re-heats then I used a puller to do the rest, there's a little carbon buildup, going to clean that off best I can, just getting bearing sizes...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-12-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Progress update, I heated up the bearing and...

Progress update, I heated up the bearing and crank to 350F and let it sit for about 10mins to let it heat up thoroughly, I took it out, then used a socket and hammer to reach the bearing, I pounded...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-11-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Well, I forgot to remove the crankshaft, silly me...

Well, I forgot to remove the crankshaft, silly me haha. I tried to remove it and the crank and rear bearing came out, I used the heat gun for the front, the bearing is rusted-stuck to the crank. I...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-11-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
OK, what's the best way to remove the press-fit...

OK, what's the best way to remove the press-fit bearings? heat the case till they come out?
Forum: Glow Engines 10-10-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
The wider part was in the piston, the skinny part...

The wider part was in the piston, the skinny part was on the crank.
Forum: Glow Engines 10-10-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
New pictures of the thing cleaned...

New pictures of the thing cleaned https://imgur.com/a/iPqCW , I sprayed it with WD-40, sprayed it off with compressed air, used a paper towel to dry it off, then used some thin 3-in-1 oil to grease...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-09-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Just soaked it in LA cleaner for about 2~ hours,...

Just soaked it in LA cleaner for about 2~ hours, man what a difference, the engine looks so much better, but outer bearing looks worse because some old blue lock-tight that was on the carb I could...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-09-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
I already did the spray with a toothbrush, it...

I already did the spray with a toothbrush, it used to look a lot worst, I used greased lightning because it basically the same thing, I'll soak it on some LA, what should I do about the inner bearing?
Forum: Glow Engines 10-09-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Yea it is in rough shape, soak it in LA totally...

Yea it is in rough shape, soak it in LA totally awesome? dilute some water or just 100%? Yea the engine definitely needs new seals and the carb needs a new O-ring, how would I remove the sleeve?...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-09-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Here are some more pictures of the engine ...

Here are some more pictures of the engine
https://imgur.com/a/DHptK
How exactly do you embed images?
Forum: Glow Engines 10-05-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Will do, yea I was very careful not to scrape...

Will do, yea I was very careful not to scrape anything, I did put 1 very small scratch on it and I think someone else had already tried judging by some other marks, I'll just soak it on acetone, the...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-05-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Ok I wont run it on that then, I just took the...

Ok I wont run it on that then, I just took the backplate off, its a pretty good condition just some old oil on it, the inner bear looks to be seized, its not moving at all, and the front section (I...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-05-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Yea its a darker maple color, I'll take some...

Yea its a darker maple color, I'll take some pictures in a bit, I usually run my engines a little lean to have a longer lifetime on the engine and I don't need blistering performance out of my t-maxx...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-05-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
I'll try that, it does come with a muffler, I...

I'll try that, it does come with a muffler, I forgot to take some pictures, it does not have a pack-pressure port though, looks like there used to be one put it was taken off.

Ok, I really don't...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-05-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Yea, that was my primary concern, cooling, would...

Yea, that was my primary concern, cooling, would have to either make a custom head or buy another cooling head and make it fit the other, I don't think finding a clutch would be very hard it would...
Forum: Glow Engines 10-04-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 883
Posted By BrickitSAM
Thanks! that was very helpful, I might try to get...

Thanks! that was very helpful, I might try to get it running, the info said it's good for 5% nitro, and 20% oil, I don't have any fuel like that. Are there any more reasons airplane engines don't...
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