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CARF felt clunk being used in diesel fuel

Old 05-31-2020, 08:48 AM
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I have a unused CARF felt style clunk I did not utilize with my Joker but I have a new project and was wondering how this particular clunk holds up in diesel fuel.
Old 05-31-2020, 01:38 PM
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It works fine...I have them in all my big birds.

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Old 05-31-2020, 02:16 PM
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Yup, OK to use with diesel fuel. Many years with no issues. For the metal, I drilled out the pick up hole to be larger in diameter so that there was no restriction with the use of larger turbines.
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Thanks for the replies. The engine is an Xicoy X45 so I should not have to drill it.
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Yeah, not needed for that small of a turbine. In fact, a lot of guys run these in the main tank without a hopper/UAT to save weight in the airframe, with great success.
One thing with any felt clunk - keep it wet, and check/replace every 6 months, regardless of fuel choice.
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Originally Posted by pcskyhi View Post
Thanks for the replies. The engine is an Xicoy X45 so I should not have to drill it.

Im using the felt clunk as it comes out of the bag. 22 flights now On my X45 powered Rebel Hot.

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