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    Yeah, me too!!! I have the FTL manifold, which...

    Yeah, me too!!! I have the FTL manifold, which is quite long. The CRRC manifold is the preferred option.
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    I bought CRRC parts from this place in England. ...

    I bought CRRC parts from this place in England. Prices are reasonable, but shipping will be a bit more of course. http://www.kingcobra.co.uk/engines/engine-spares/crrc-pro-spares.html

    I am not...
  3. Thread: Flap setting

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    Gas engines usually generate a lot more...

    Gas engines usually generate a lot more vibrations than glow engines. The karbonite gears may not be compatible with gas engines because they are more brittle. Metal gears are usually recommended...
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    No argument there. The prop is a good fit. You...

    No argument there. The prop is a good fit. You could also try a 12x4 prop to slow the plane down more when landing with engine on.
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    I agree with the others, check and correct the CG...

    I agree with the others, check and correct the CG balance before anything else. By the way, what engine and prop are you using? What is the engine speed at idle? That doesn't fix the CG issue, I...
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    ASP and Magnum are identical, so all parts are...

    ASP and Magnum are identical, so all parts are interchangeable

    My big lament with these glow engines that are no longer in production is the lack of replacement piston rings or piston/liner...
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    I see that you are a fan of Magnum and SuperTigre...

    I see that you are a fan of Magnum and SuperTigre engines:cool:
  8. That's why I was thinking of breaking them in...

    That's why I was thinking of breaking them in gently as glow engines with extra castor oil, then transitioning to gas. At least tuning will be easier since the engine is fully broken-in and stresses...
  9. Sorry for the late reply Charley, but in my case,...

    Sorry for the late reply Charley, but in my case, I had to run it so rich that it would not idle for long enough to last the duration of the landing approach. As time went on, the engine would idle...
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    which size UltraSport do you have?

    which size UltraSport do you have?
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    It would have easily lasted longer with normal...

    It would have easily lasted longer with normal use. But I flew mine a tremendous amount and had a few rough landings along the way. Another thing to watch out for is fuel leaking out of the fuel...
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    Well, it finally happened. After 8 hard flying...

    Well, it finally happened. After 8 hard flying years, my Escapade literally fell apart from fuel soaking and rough grass field flying. That is despite fuel proofing and recovering the plane as well...
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    That hum will eventually cause the glue joint...

    That hum will eventually cause the glue joint between the firewall and fuselage sides to crack. That happened to mine. I epoxied some tri-stock strips and a bottom thin plywood piece to hold it...
  14. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Must give equal time to the Fox compact 40: ...

    Must give equal time to the Fox compact 40:

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    Well, the old heavily used and abused Fox 45...

    Well, the old heavily used and abused Fox 45 bearing replacement is done. The old bearings were bad. Besides allowing excessive axial play, the front bearing was scratchy.2171693

    Meanwhile, I...
  16. Thread: Club FOX!

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    Me too. Thanks again.

    Me too. Thanks again.
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    Alright!!! That video got it. I was doing it...

    Alright!!! That video got it. I was doing it wrong. I was trying from the outboard side. The bearings are now in the freezer and the crankcase in the oven. The engine should be fully assembled...
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    not sure about the finesse part, maybe I just...

    not sure about the finesse part, maybe I just don't know any better...:p
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    I'm having a tough time with the shield removal. ...

    I'm having a tough time with the shield removal. I can't see how it seats into the bearing and am worried about causing damage. Would I get away with good performance if I left all the shields on?
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    ok,thanks for the help

    ok,thanks for the help
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    Is there a trick to removing the shields? Never...

    Is there a trick to removing the shields? Never had to do it before.
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    I received the new bearings for my Fox 45 from...

    I received the new bearings for my Fox 45 from Boca Bearings yesterday. I knew I was getting a shielded front bearing, but the main bearing also came shielded. Is it ok to have both bearings...
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    Actually, that screwdriver had a damaged tip...

    Actually, that screwdriver had a damaged tip before I modified it. I did not sacrifice a good tool for this. It was already bad.
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    YAY!!! I got that 45 main bearing out finally. ...

    YAY!!! I got that 45 main bearing out finally. I had to resort to making an extraction tool similar to aspeed's. I froze it, I heated it (but not as much as others suggested because I was worried...
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    Ok thanks Those mufflers are really loud but...

    Ok thanks

    Those mufflers are really loud but my MACS one-piece muffler with adapter plate doesn't work. It interferes with low speed needle and shakes loose if you have a not rigid enough engine...
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