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M166TS, 90° Fuel connection ?

Old 05-29-2019, 10:53 AM
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Question M166TS, 90° Fuel connection ?

Hi,

See attached pics, A friend of mine just received his 166, and has trouble routing the fuel line, as the engine cover is pretty close to the turbine. So, either he drills a hole in the cover and routes externally (yikes), Or exchanges the Festo fuel connector for a Festo L type.
Heīll be checking with Jetsmunt also, but did any of you have a similar situation, and what was your solution ?

Thanks in advance,

Florian
Old 05-29-2019, 11:31 AM
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Most other brands have an elbow fitting there and some (Kingtech) give you both so you can switch it out as needed. I would wager there's absolutely no reason he couldn't change it out for an elbow.
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Florian, the festo is attached to the valve block, I think you can change festo heads but let me verify the thread size and if you need the extension.
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Originally Posted by FenderBean View Post
Florian, the festo is attached to the valve block, I think you can change festo heads but let me verify the thread size and if you need the extension.
Thanks Keith, Yes, definitely, would be good to know thread size / specific type of Festo elbow head.

Cool that Jetsmunt USA is helping Jetsmunt customers in Germany :-) (to be honest, he didnīt check with Jetsmunt in Spain yet)

Please do also check clearance with the front engine cover hole. If my friendīs right, the required Festo elbow has a key width of 7 mm, so the hole in the front cover of the engine needs to be at least 9.89 mm diameter, which is about 1 mm more than the existing hole in the front cover.

Thanks,

Florian
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My pleasure, helping people is what I enjoy so location is irrelevant we are all rc flyers! Cheers, I have three of these engines now, I will let you know what’s required today!
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90 degree festo 5m will work perfectly.
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Originally Posted by FenderBean View Post
90 degree festo 5m will work perfectly.
Thanks Keith!
Once finally resolved will post the final result here.
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Resolved! Thanks Keith on behalf of my friend. The indicated Festo elbow worked, Pictures attached, test run successful, Maiden with 166 coming weekend!


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Sorry for the delayed response, your jet looks great hope it’s flying well for u.
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Hello,

Has anyone seen a 90 degree mpx connector? I have a similar issue but with MPX. Thanks in advance!
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Originally Posted by skunkwurk View Post
Hello,

Has anyone seen a 90 degree mpx connector? I have a similar issue but with MPX. Thanks in advance!
sorry can’t help you there
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Originally Posted by skunkwurk View Post
Hello,

Has anyone seen a 90 degree mpx connector? I have a similar issue but with MPX. Thanks in advance!
You can just solder the wires sideways and cover with hotglue and heatshrink, works wonders
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Originally Posted by mauryr View Post
You can just solder the wires sideways and cover with hotglue and heatshrink, works wonders
I think I'll try that - Thank you sir!
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Originally Posted by FenderBean View Post
Sorry for the delayed response, your jet looks great hope it’s flying well for u.
now sorry for my delayed response maiden went great for my friend, and awesome sound of the 166 at take-off! Really impressed by the fast startup compared to my own m100 in my Avanti.. thanks again for the help!
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Yeah I have two myself great motors, these new motors are a different level.
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Originally Posted by FenderBean View Post
90 degree festo 5m will work perfectly.
Just saw this. I am having same issue. Is 5mm thread size? Which festo is needed? Simple unscrew? Thanks Kevin
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Hi,

I need to do the same on my own 166 now, but yes, an M5 Festo 90 degree should work without any housing mods and is a simple unscrew and remount operation according to my friend.
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It just screws on in place of the straight festo fitting
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an M5 Festo 90 degree should work
Where can I get one of these?
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Originally Posted by skunkwurk View Post
Hello,

Has anyone seen a 90 degree mpx connector? I have a similar issue but with MPX. Thanks in advance!
Have a look: https://www.digitech-aerosports.nl/p...-boards-angled
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How manufactures this jet?
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Originally Posted by naxete View Post
How manufactures this jet?
Hello naxete,

the Su27UB was produced from Fiberclassics (FC) between 2000-2001 by Andreas Gietz.

regards Frank

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