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Forum: Gas Engines
07-05-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 208
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Posted By karl hibbs

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

wpmcnamara,

are we ever going to find out what the problem was with the first engine. what do you think it was?
Forum: Gas Engines
06-19-2011, 07:21 PM
Forum: Gas Engines
06-14-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,876
Posted By karl hibbs

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

What happened to Robert, did you take him to Mexico with you and he is not coming back. I ran out of popcorn on this intermission.
Forum: Gas Engines
06-13-2011, 05:25 PM
Forum: Gas Engines
06-10-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,876
Posted By karl hibbs

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

It will trash the bearings and other things when the prop comes off at those rpm's
Forum: Gas Engines
06-06-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,876
Posted By karl hibbs

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

Their tooling, materials, and tolerances is what separates them from, and preventing them from becoming, the best. ( a quote from TOM)

There is not much left considering they got the design...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-06-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,876
Posted By karl hibbs

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

Jody, Are you going out tomorrow, I got the extra back together so I will be there.

Karl
Forum: Gas Engines
06-06-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,876
Posted By karl hibbs

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

Maybe they (shavings) came over from china in the crankcase. Not likely but possible. Could you show me tomorrow at the field how well they run without a prop. see you there.

Karl
Forum: Gas Engines
06-06-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,876
Posted By karl hibbs

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

I think the engine will run fine . The prop (flywheel) is almost always required to run, so when the prop came off the engine had no inertia to keep it going. just clean out the shavings and put on...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-05-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,876
Posted By karl hibbs

RE: DLE-111 first start... warranty used, but things are looking good.

From past experience it sounds like a loose prop (clicking noise) with soft Chinese bolts and the prop broke instead of the bolts shearing off. When are you going to take it apart to find out what...
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