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  1. Thread: YS 140 quits

    by kenh3497
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    I may be wrong but turning the regulator screw IN...

    I may be wrong but turning the regulator screw IN should reduce (lean) the fuel flow???? OUT should make it richer?????

    Ken
  2. Must be a pylon racer????? Ken

    Must be a pylon racer?????

    Ken
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    Had some time to play and adjust this weekend and...

    Had some time to play and adjust this weekend and fly to test the adjustments. FWIW I'm running an APC 12X6 and the engine is mounted on a Pulse XT 40.

    I'm able to get the idle down to...
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    I was chasing the regulator a bit. I think I was...

    I was chasing the regulator a bit. I think I was making much to large of adjustments. I'm close now so maybe a 1/4 or 1/8 turn at a time will zero me in.

    Should this engine idle at 2000 RPM...
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    I finally had some time to burn my first fuel...

    I finally had some time to burn my first fuel this weekend and it all went through the 53. All the mixture and regulator settings needed to be changed. I got the rotary valve a bit on the tight...
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    Drilling piston for gas port mod

    Rather than reserrect a many year old thread (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/ys-engines-support-197/8599095-ys-piston-gas-port-modification.html) I thought I would ask if there is a current...
  7. Thread: employment

    by kenh3497
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    A long way away from "home" but i hear the oil...

    A long way away from "home" but i hear the oil fields in North Dakota need welders. That is a rumor and I never checked it out.

    Ken
  8. Thread: Stuck valves

    by kenh3497
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    Sometimes a little heat from a heat gun will help...

    Sometimes a little heat from a heat gun will help to soften the gunk sticking the valves or what ever is stuck. Heat is especially helpful if the gunk is castor residue. Soaking in fuel is a first...
  9. Sent an email on April 25. As of today no reply...

    Sent an email on April 25. As of today no reply back. I'm not surprised though as this seems to be the case with Mecoa.

    Ken
  10. Shameless bump:)

    Shameless bump:)
  11. looking for the person who will chrome plate sleeves

    At one time there was somebody who would chrome plate a sleeve as a repair and fit it to your piston in the process. I have a Webra Speed 61 that needs this done. I do not have this persons contact...
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    This is the pattern forum. Best to post in the...

    This is the pattern forum. Best to post in the jets section.

    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-jets-120/

    Ken
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    As good as the Super 88 is, it's not meant to be...

    As good as the Super 88 is, it's not meant to be used to hold a canopy on an airplane.;) (never met a modeler that didn't use something it wasn't intended for);) With that said, it does have...
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    I dont think it would but a quick cycle would...

    I dont think it would but a quick cycle would tell the true tail.

    Ken
  15. Now that I have a proper keyboard, not my phone,...

    Now that I have a proper keyboard, not my phone, I used the voice command function of the caller. At first I had a bit of trouble making the caller work but when I realized I was not speaking...
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    Hokey smokes Bullwinkle, I think you found the...

    Hokey smokes Bullwinkle, I think you found the Swiss Cheese:D

    I too am interested in the coring process. How much weight was removed?

    Ken
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    Foam Tack is a good one.

    Foam Tack is a good one.
  18. Using a Galaxy S4 Mini. I tried the Samsung...

    Using a Galaxy S4 Mini. I tried the Samsung supplied head phones and it worked well as long as I spoke clearly. I was in a quiet environment if that makes a difference.


    Ken
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    I haven't used anything yet. I was currious if...

    I haven't used anything yet. I was currious if synthetic is synthetic is synthetic or if some synthetics were NOT compatible with silicone.

    Ken
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    Any synthetic after run oil safe on silicone?

    Just because an after run oil is synthetic, does that mean it is safe around silicone of the type used in YS engines? I heard of some using oil like Mobil One as an ARO and I don't remember names...
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    At this point i would say you have nothing to...

    At this point i would say you have nothing to lose. Reassemble the engine paying attention how it goes together. If it goes back together like is should, give it a good test run and if it runs OK,...
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    Throttle to idle or kill. A bit of rudder for a...

    Throttle to idle or kill. A bit of rudder for a spiral descent. You can also try a bit of up elevator to slow the descent or at least keep it from being a stone. Play with the settings (stick...
  23. The cam wouldn't necessarily need to run in...

    The cam wouldn't necessarily need to run in reverse, although it would in the reverse engine, but the cam lobes need to be timed appropriately. With todays CNC machines it would not be a difficult...
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    I flatten valve cover and use a very thin film of...

    I flatten valve cover and use a very thin film of automotive RTV. No leaks at all and no gasket making.

    Ken
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    You have too much torque when the servo pulls the...

    You have too much torque when the servo pulls the rudder off the fin!!

    Ken
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