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Forum: Glow Engines
06-13-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By yachty

Some not so pretty pictures there! Once the...

Some not so pretty pictures there! Once the timing ring is the correct spacing I will not have any retardation issue. I did note above that the #3 cylinder was hot compared to #1 and #2 though. #3...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-13-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By yachty

Thanks Gary, yes your right, but much better to...

Thanks Gary,
yes your right, but much better to have the timing of the ignition set correct and the same for all cylinders. I wonder if the gas radial engines are setup the same ?
Morris, from...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-12-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By yachty

Ok , for anyone that is following or interested,...

Ok , for anyone that is following or interested, this is what I have discovered today.
Static rpms on glow are 8300 rpm

Today, I fitted a Morris mini motors timing ring and sensor to the engine....
Forum: Glow Engines
06-11-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By yachty

Hi Jesse, i have no trouble in finding top dead...

Hi Jesse,
i have no trouble in finding top dead centre.
My question is TDC with piston fitted to the cylinder or TDC of the crank pin without piston fitted? ( there is a difference )
As Hobbsy...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-11-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By yachty

Thanks Hobbsy, i think that’s how the factory...

Thanks Hobbsy,
i think that’s how the factory would have done it. I’ve actually used piston TDC for #2 and #3.
Maybe I’ve overthought it, but wouldn’t it be like doing a single cylinder engine and...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-10-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By yachty

Saito FA200R3 Radial

i need some help with the cam timing on the engine as I had to replace the bearings. I understand the timing procedure of timing #1 then rotating to #3 then to #2. (240 degrees between firing )
...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-18-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 301,593
Posted By yachty

Thanks for the information

Thanks for the information
Forum: Glow Engines
12-06-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3,322
Views: 301,593
Posted By yachty

Hi guys, does anyone know when they introduced...

Hi guys,
does anyone know when they introduced the 400 with the black valve covers?
It appears that it has a better finish to the aluminium parts than its predecessor?
Are there any mechanical...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-27-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By yachty

For anyone that may need to know in the future. I...

For anyone that may need to know in the future. I disassembled the engine and removed all bearings.


Front bearing.... NTN 698 LU
Middle bearing.... NTN 6802 ZZ Note: there are two of these side...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-27-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By yachty

Saito 90TS twin bearing size

Hi,
I need to replace the bearings on my twin.
The manual says there are three bearings
Front
Main
Rear


Any idea of the sizes prior to disassembly?
Boca, only supply two for this engine?
Forum: Glow Engines
08-20-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By yachty

RE: Saito FA65 tuning low needle

thanks everyone..... did what was suggested and all is god again.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-10-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By yachty

RE: Saito FA65 tuning low needle

Will reset everything and start again, However, the idle is a rough idle (too rich) and wants to be leaned out. The current idle is banging slightly due to it being over rich. I can get what i call a...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-09-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By yachty

RE: Saito FA65 tuning low needle

Thanks Bob for your help.

Im in Australia so ringing horizon is not easy for me.
I did try and richen the H.S. needle as i leaned out the L.S. needle to try and compensate but the transition was...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-08-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By yachty

Saito FA65 tuning low needle

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I cant seem to sort this issue out . So ver to the gurus.

My 65 was in a crash that caused carby damage. I replaced all parts as a kit including intake pipe...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-10-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By yachty

RE: saito fa65 conrod orientation

One For One Against!???

Steve
Forum: Glow Engines
05-10-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By yachty

saito fa65 conrod orientation

Hi,
I am replacing the bearings on the 65, i believe the conrod goes in with the dot on the shank facing toward the prop washer, Is this correct. It came out quickly but want to be sure im right.
...
Forum: Beginners
04-29-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,274
Posted By yachty

RE: Engine getting too hot

This is frustrating me/others.???

You are asking for help , but doubting the advice.

1. Forget your inane wanting to try different fuel. you are wasting your money as nitro is not the issue....
Forum: Glow Engines
04-24-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By yachty

RE: Glow plug id

hi ray.
That would be good if you could

Steve
Forum: Glow Engines
04-23-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By yachty

RE: Glow plug id

A blury pic that may helpRegardsSteve
Forum: Glow Engines
04-23-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By yachty

Glow plug id

Hi ,

I have an collection of plugs that are marked in their packet simply as:

A Taylor Made
Glow plug
1 1/2 volt

Can anyone shed some light on them? I think they may be for 2 stroke...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-31-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By yachty

Forum: Glow Engines
01-31-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By yachty

asp 1.20 four stroke (Magnum )

Hi,
I have just started to break this sngine in. It runs fine but starts more often than not in the wrong direction. If i try to start it by bouncing off in the clockwise direction it also starts in...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-30-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,896
Posted By yachty

RE: Saito 90 ts Twin temperature

Yea , i realised they were out of stock, i knew that in June!.
I bought the engine in april for my sig cub. Its all but finished and waiting for an engine.

Were i live we can fly all year round....
Forum: Glow Engines
07-30-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,896
Posted By yachty

RE: Saito 90 ts Twin temperature

hi Guys,
Well im not so sure now about Horizon hobby support any more. The story goes on
They received my engine 10th June
On the 15th June iwas told they would send me my new engine on the 19th...
07-19-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By yachty

RE: 4 cycle lubrication

Hi
valves should not leak, they should seat properly. I would check the valve lash to ensure you have the correct gap! It could be that too little gap is keeping the valve from seating properly....
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