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Forum: Glow Engines
Yesterday, 03:40 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Keeping the exhaust as hot as is possible for...

Keeping the exhaust as hot as is possible for Turbo Charging is a great benefit, bolting the Turbo directly to the head makes perfect sense.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-04-2020, 03:17 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Great timing Gary, my birthday is on the 26th and...

Great timing Gary, my birthday is on the 26th and I'll be 78, holy moly, 5 minutes ago I was 25. It looks like some fun stuff, is that one muffler a SlimLine? Thankyou much. My brother John's...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-03-2020, 03:50 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

I sort of learned that lesson from an Enya .46...

I sort of learned that lesson from an Enya .46 MKII, when turning a 12 x 6 Graupner Grey it would load up in the mid range because you had to run it about a half turn richer at full throttle. Put an...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-03-2020, 03:20 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

My thinking is that with the a larger carb you're...

My thinking is that with the a larger carb you're still limited by the intake tube and intake port diameter. Those two things need to match the carb diameter, (increase) or you're going to have...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2020, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Welcome:)

Welcome:)
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2020, 05:23 AM
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Views: 2,551,300
Posted By Hobbsy

That "safe keeping" place is a real killer, it...

That "safe keeping" place is a real killer, it causes and awe s##t when you find what you lost.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2020, 05:07 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

That is indeed a bummer, the 80 is a real winner...

That is indeed a bummer, the 80 is a real winner as engines go.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2020, 04:39 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Mike, do you know the compression ratio of your...

Mike, do you know the compression ratio of your 1.80, Thanks, Dave
Forum: Glow Engines
04-02-2020, 04:10 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Gentlemen, we need to Air Pull our way back to...

Gentlemen, we need to Air Pull our way back to Saito's please. Thankyou

I am way behinder on important stuff, I had to till the garden and plant a tree and mow already.
You guys talked about a...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-31-2020, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Hobbsy

I never owned an Ariel, two of them sat in the...

I never owned an Ariel, two of them sat in the ShowRoom window of a Pontiac Dealer in Burgettstown, Pa. My owner ship was limited to a Whizzer, a real one, not the aftermarket kit. 7 or 8 Harley's...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-31-2020, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

My first riding buddy rode a Ducati 200 single,...

My first riding buddy rode a Ducati 200 single, so we did know what they were. Also knew what a Zundapp and a BMW R-27 and an Ariel square four were.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-31-2020, 03:07 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Mighty sharp looking, with good quality names on...

Mighty sharp looking, with good quality names on it.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-27-2020, 03:51 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

I use carefully selected sockets to push bearings...

I use carefully selected sockets to push bearings into engine blocks on the outside race only.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-27-2020, 03:06 AM
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Views: 2,551,300
Posted By Hobbsy

I was not saying the tap was a good idea, I was...

I was not saying the tap was a good idea, I was simply saying that in that case it cured an unseated bearing.
I have an OS LA .10 that I spruced up a little as it was badly skinned up when I got it....
Forum: Glow Engines
03-26-2020, 04:27 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Being cured by a hammer tap says it all. Great...

Being cured by a hammer tap says it all. Great fortune that the bearings didn't get notched.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-25-2020, 05:06 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

MacGregor's may have two 270 parts, no help for...

MacGregor's may have two 270 parts, no help for him though.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-25-2020, 04:41 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

Thanks Gary, but I don't think I helped him much.

Thanks Gary, but I don't think I helped him much.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-25-2020, 02:20 AM
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Posted By Hobbsy

The Saito engine code for the 300-T is V, the...

The Saito engine code for the 300-T is V, the code for the 300TTDP is W

Is this a maybe: https://www.horizonhobby.com/intake-manifold-left%3Az-sai300tl69a and Sai300TL70b

Hobby Plastic: ...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-24-2020, 04:44 AM
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Views: 2,551,300
Posted By Hobbsy

Good one, Thanks

Good one, Thanks
Forum: Glow Engines
03-24-2020, 04:34 AM
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Views: 2,551,300
Posted By Hobbsy

What you can do on a forced, non voluntary...

What you can do on a forced, non voluntary isolation day is, build a 63 inch wing.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-24-2020, 04:08 AM
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Views: 2,551,300
Posted By Hobbsy

From my Club, FARCC: 2266797Gordon Bredel...

From my Club, FARCC:
2266797Gordon Bredel <gandmbredel@gmail.com>
Mon, Mar 23, 10:00 PM (10 hours ago)

to Gordon
2266798To All,

As of today, the state of emergency in Virginia has been...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-22-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 45,845
Views: 2,551,300
Posted By Hobbsy

Pete would love the green prop nut spacer.:)

Pete would love the green prop nut spacer.:)
Forum: Glow Engines
03-19-2020, 02:26 AM
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Views: 2,551,300
Posted By Hobbsy

I "think" that the bulge was to make room for the...

I "think" that the bulge was to make room for the brass cylinder in the ABC version, the AAC would not need that bulge.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-17-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 45,845
Views: 2,551,300
Posted By Hobbsy

Look in the glow plug hole ...

Look in the glow plug hole
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/saito_65_piston_bump_aa0220de0af082fe580e757b7ebeb9d57f08141e.jpg
for this bump.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-16-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 45,845
Views: 2,551,300
Posted By Hobbsy

Mike, you should get the velocity stacks today,...

Mike, you should get the velocity stacks today, let us know what you thnk, Thanks, Dave
PS, the one will take some serious thumb pressure to get the screws in.
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