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Forum: Glow Engines
11-24-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,518
Posted By old propnut

RE: K&B .65 Sportster

The muffler on the 65 will not allow the engine to breath and will cause over heating. Open up the center hole on the internal muffler pipe and drill a few more holes in the internal pipe .this will...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-29-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,593
Posted By old propnut

RE: Magnum 91 Four Stroke Sieze UP

I can say nothing but good about Magnum service.
I bought a new Magnum 180 4 srtoke and followed the breakin instuctions to the letter, engine ran for
about 6 min. and the rod let go. Sent it...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-19-2005, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By old propnut

RE: TT91FS compression

checked timing and found it to be right on.
Think I am going to try a colder plug if that wont work then I will add a head gasket, thanks for the help.
Fred
Forum: Glow Engines
12-16-2005, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By old propnut

RE: TT91FS compression

I have run almost a gallon of fuel throught this engine and I have not seen any improvment.
My other TT91 FS was an easy break in and is still running great and has been hauling a EXTRA 300 around...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-15-2005, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By old propnut

TT91FS compression

I have a new TT91 FS and the compression feels very high. No matter how rich you run it stlll sounds like eggs frying , lean it out enough to get off the ground and it will kick the prop. Sent the...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-12-2005, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By old propnut

RE: TT91 FS basic questions

By all means install the choke assembly, theTT91FS needs the chock assembly to have enough fuel draw. Without it the engine will run lean and be very touchy on the needle valve setting. The best prop...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-26-2005, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By old propnut

RE: Magnum 180 F/S

I checked with Just Engines and thay say sold out.
Forum: Glow Engines
07-25-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By old propnut

Magnum 180 F/S

Has any one seen the new Magunm 180 or found it for sale someplace, any info at all.
Forum: Glow Engines
05-12-2005, 08:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,687
Posted By old propnut

RE: Engine Recommendation for Sig 4Star 60

Go with a 91 4stroke you cant go wrong. take one rib bay off each wing and add 1 in. to the rudder. Changes the 4 Star 60 into a real go getter. use a 14X6 prop.
Forum: Glow Engines
03-31-2005, 09:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,301
Posted By old propnut

asp engines

I was just on a site and ASP engines are really cheap. I have been told thay are the same as Magnum . Anyone have the scoop on these Engines, If thay are the same as Magnum I would buy one, I have...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-13-2005, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By old propnut

Tiger Shark 120 engine

Anyone have a Tiger Shark 120 engine or any information on them, the price on them is too good to be true, or is it?
11-09-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By old propnut

RE: Which engine for Sig 1/4 scale Cub?

I am building one also. I am powering mine with a Magnum 120 F/S , with a 90 deg. header it fits well in the cowl and exhaust comes out almost scale. I know it is too much power but you dont have to...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-07-2004, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By old propnut

RE: 1.20 four-stroke prop selection

I have a mag. 120 4 stroke in a phaton 90 turning a 16/6 master airscrew.I get 9000 leaned out and I back off to 8700 for flying.
Running 15%. I love this engine.
Fred
Forum: Glow Engines
07-20-2004, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By old propnut

RE: 4 stroke exhaust header

Thanks fellows I found what I needed at PSPEC and it is 10.00 less than Just Engines.
Fred
Forum: Glow Engines
07-19-2004, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By old propnut

4 stroke exhaust header

I am installing a 120 Magnum four stroke inverted in a scale Cub and I need to turn the header 90 Deg. at the head and point the muffler down and back out the bottom of the cowling there is not very...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-21-2004, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,051
Posted By old propnut

RE: 4 stroke comparisons

I have been flying 4 Star with a thunder tiger 91 4 stroke for about 3 years now, a real good combo.
If you build the 4 Star, clip one bay off the wings, rolls faster.knife edges great and will do...
06-15-2004, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By old propnut

Eng. and servos for Cub

I am building my first 1/4 scale, of course a Cub. Sig says on the box that a 60 is enough power ,I would think this would under power it. I need advice from wiser heads, Will a 91 OS 4/s. be enough...
03-04-2004, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By old propnut

MRC 959 charger

My 959 charger just started something new. If you plug in trans. batt. all is well but if you plug in rx. or glow starter no voltage will show. It will charge rx. and glow batt. if you start charge...
02-20-2004, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By old propnut

RE: Engine for 1/4 Cub

:D Thanks Guys I think I will spend the extra hundred or so and go with the 120
02-17-2004, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By old propnut

Engine for 1/4 Cub

I am building a 1/4 Sig Cub And would like some advice on engine size.
I know a 91 4 stroke will fly it, but what kind of performance will I get,would
like to do some aerobatics. Would a 1.20 4...
12-05-2003, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By old propnut

RE: Upside-down 4-stroke

I have a Magnum 120 4 stroke mounted inverted in a Phation 90.
Engine turns up great,no difference noted on prolonged inverted flight.
Idle is great but I do have on board glow set up at idle,...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-21-2003, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By old propnut

RE: best glow plugs

If a OS#8 plug dose'nt solve the problem it's not the plug.
Forum: Beginners
08-04-2003, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By old propnut

advice on SIG Rascal

Powered mine with a Magnum 61 F/S vertical is great and will climb in knife edge, does every thing you want it to do. It doesn't know its not an aerobatic craft. Only two draw backs does not track...
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By old propnut

Does anyone fly the standard size GWS servos???

I have been using GWS servos in my Phaton 90 on elevator an rudder both are ball bearing and 87 in/oz, have had no trouble at all, have bought some more to use on my new extra 300.
Forum: Glow Engines
05-26-2003, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,032
Posted By old propnut

Magnum XL 61 RFS 4-stroke - any good?

I have just installed a magnum 61 4st. in a Sig Rascal , Have about 4 tanks of fuel through it and 2 flights. Runs great ,just make sure you add 4 oz. caster to gal. of fuel for the break in, the...
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