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10-04-2021, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Maxam

J Tab, Sounds like you are referring to the...

J Tab, Sounds like you are referring to the Detlef Kunkel turbulator that installs between the engine and the carb. I have both of my 215's with this device. Its purpose is to make equal...
09-20-2021, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Maxam

There is a one year warranty on the pump. ...

There is a one year warranty on the pump. Hopefully you are within that time frame. I run my pumps on just 4.8 volts. Maybe that helps with longevity. What is important is your plane is safe. -Tom
09-19-2021, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Maxam

Wow! That is a helluva fuzz ball!

Wow! That is a helluva fuzz ball!
09-18-2021, 05:14 PM
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Posted By Maxam

Jesus spring...Priceless!! Another thought, I...

Jesus spring...Priceless!! Another thought, I like you had a perfect flight, then the next one the engine quit at low throttle. ?????? Inspection of the carb later while still on the engine; the...
09-18-2021, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Maxam

Jtab, if you are comfortable with removing and...

Jtab, if you are comfortable with removing and taking the carb apart, Check the fine screen on the pump side, remove the diaphragm side, taking out the needle and spring, use compressed air thorough...
09-15-2021, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Maxam

The Moki does come with a fuel system. It...

The Moki does come with a fuel system. It requires routine cleaning. The fuel pump is an improvement. My profession is none of your business. I am however capable of making my radials run beautifully...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-13-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3,856
Views: 682,856
Posted By Maxam

No, should not be issues sideways. Does that a...

No, should not be issues sideways. Does that a lot in the air! The top cylinder is still the top so install the spark cables as if it is still mounted conventionally. -Tom
09-12-2021, 02:49 PM
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Posted By Maxam

I personally am grateful that Saito, UMS, Valach...

I personally am grateful that Saito, UMS, Valach and Moki manufacture these engines for us to enjoy. Yes, all of them have their issues, but we are modelers and as far back as the Brown Jr....
Forum: Glow Engines
06-15-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 381,342
Posted By Maxam

Thanks Steve for your reply! I am now building a...

Thanks Steve for your reply! I am now building a 1-2.2 scale Schlundt Fly Baby with the Moki 257. Radials are a good healthy sickness! Happy to hear you are enjoying your planes. -Tom
Forum: Glow Engines
06-12-2021, 08:17 AM
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Views: 381,342
Posted By Maxam

Wow! A message from good ol' Lars. Hey lars, my...

Wow! A message from good ol' Lars. Hey lars, my old radials are still going strong too! I am now loosing count but my 9-90 has now over 300 flights. I did have to replace a cam track in my old...
05-17-2021, 04:16 AM
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Posted By Maxam

Detlef, Nice to see you posting here on the Moki...

Detlef, Nice to see you posting here on the Moki forum! I believe I told you I acquired a Moki 257. A fine running engine! I am building a Schlundt 1-2.2 Fly Baby for this engine. This engine has...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-05-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 381,342
Posted By Maxam

200 is a bit high. Your glow should not be on...

200 is a bit high. Your glow should not be on above idle. You are advancing the ignition point too far with the glow on higher throttle settings causing excessive heat.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-05-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 381,342
Posted By Maxam

The bearings might "smooth out" after awhile. ...

The bearings might "smooth out" after awhile. When you hold the propeller tips and rock them left and right, is there play? If obvious play you will need new bearings.
Forum: Marketplace
02-25-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Maxam

Have not heard from you. Private message sent...

Have not heard from you. Private message sent yesterday in the morning.
Forum: Marketplace
02-24-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Maxam

Super cyclone

I will take it. Paypal? $200.00 shipped?
Forum: Glow Engines
02-18-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 381,342
Posted By Maxam

OK, your procedure is good till the next flying...

OK, your procedure is good till the next flying session. For long term storage, remove each glow plug and add air tool oil to each cylinder. Just 3 or 4 drops and then rotate the prop a few turns. ...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-18-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 381,342
Posted By Maxam

Gak coming out of engine.

Richie, when you add the air tool oil it should be allowed to drain out of a bottom valve guide. Drain and do it again while turning the propeller then air pump it. Also make sure you have castor in...
02-12-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4,712
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Posted By Maxam

Wood burner, That ignition unit will operate to...

Wood burner, That ignition unit will operate to 8.4 volts (two cell lipo). I use 6 volts fine. The 257 is a fine engine!
Larry Fitch, Make absolutely sure your mount is solid with at least 5/8...
Forum: Marketplace
12-23-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By Maxam

Solar film

150.00 shipped. Paypal Thanks
Forum: Marketplace
09-25-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Maxam

Taurus

Vince, yes RCU is not functioning well. Payment taken care of.
Forum: Marketplace
09-25-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Maxam

I will take it from Indianapolis

I will take the taurus
Forum: Glow Engines
09-10-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 381,342
Posted By Maxam

HY, for the old Seidel 770, same carb!

HY, for the old Seidel 770, same carb!
Forum: Glow Engines
09-09-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,582
Views: 381,342
Posted By Maxam

777 Carb replacement

Yes that was me. An adapter must be made on the lathe so that the OS Pegasus 320 carb can be used. Big improvement. -Tom
CH made an adapter but the mounting holes are too close together and must...
08-25-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4,712
Views: 986,848
Posted By Maxam

Concerning starters; the regular sullivan basic...

Concerning starters; the regular sullivan basic starter with the 1:4 reduction Miller unit on 4 cell lipo will start a moki 215/ 250 easily. What is nice is the speed is much more appropriate for the...
Forum: Marketplace
07-24-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 978
Posted By Maxam

I would be interested in the airframe only. I...

I would be interested in the airframe only. I have a Moki 257 (seven cylinder version) This engine is 2 pounds heavier and an inch longer. Did you have to add any nose weight and will the increased...
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