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05-30-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 188,060
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

The YS fit the aluminum mount just fine... but.. I wanted to cut vibration...and the Hyde mount does a wonderful job at it.. even at idle the plane doesn't shake (the motor does though)

you...
05-28-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 188,060
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

I FINALLY got my problems with my spitty worked out...

I have a YS1.10 in mine and the keleo scale exhaust.....

the problems were.... engine overheating and shutting off and the exhaust...
05-28-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 188,060
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

EIGHT BUCKS?????????/

EIGHT BUCKS??????????????



WHAT???????????


I was about to order some Lados for my spit....
08-13-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: H9 Spitfire, Firewall Failure

I wrapped mine with glass and epoxy... looks like the underside of a go cart body in there!!!!

So far.. no problems... I think it may even have dampend the vibration a bit!!
Forum: Sport Flying
08-13-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,884
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: Seagull Models yak 54 90 Maiden

I have one of the older blue and yellow planes...

I have an os 1.20 in it swinging a 14X7 three blade prop and the performance is.. impressive!!!!!!!!

I've noted only one bad point about my...
08-09-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,536
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: H9 Spitfire Keleo exhaust... huston.. we have a problem!!

Dash.. yeah the connector will be short in just about any case

However.. I have modified my plan....

I'm not going to weld anything.. I'm planning on making a new "T" pipe, cutting out the...
08-08-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,536
Posted By DirtTorpedo

H9 Spitfire Keleo exhaust... huston.. we have a problem!!

Well..... I finally got my YS 110FZ dialed in with a 3 blade prop and running reliably.. and then......

I got one good ten minute flight landed.. flew something else... and then took off..
...
08-08-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,013
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: YS 110FZ Problems... re-build?

WELLLLL......... I did some calculations on a propellar load simulator.... that 14X9 three blade on there was too big!!!!! the simulator said it was pulling 2.85 H.P. suggested 14X10 and...
08-01-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,013
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: YS 110FZ Problems... re-build?

well.. I finally got the parts i needed to re-ring this thing and replace the gaskets, etc... Will do it this week. (really!!)

Was reading some other articles about props and such ..


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04-21-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,013
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: YS 110FZ Problems... re-build?

Arch....

Gonna order some parts..

Guess i need a ring... duh.. a gasket and o-ring kit.. might as well get the regulator rebuild stuff as well

Have an owners manual to it, but is...
04-21-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,013
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: YS 110FZ Problems... re-build?

My thoughts were a weak ring myself as i've had this problem on other engines....

HOWEVER........ I found my old post......

Someone commented that the fuel sptting out the carb was a sign...
04-21-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,013
Posted By DirtTorpedo

YS 110FZ Problems... re-build?

OK... Here's the deal.. I posted some of this last year, but i need a refresher before I go about this...

I have my 110FZ mounted in a H9 Spitfire with a Keleo Scale Exhaust spinning a 14X7...
11-17-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,993
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: 110 FZ runs perfect til it warms up.. then...

I'll tear it apart and post a pic of the plunger, since i have NO clue what the different size plungers look like!!
11-16-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,993
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: 110 FZ runs perfect til it warms up.. then...

Haven't torn the regulator apart yet....

I've only put about 1/4 of a gallon through this engine, however, it was bought used, from a forum meber who told me that it had just been to YS for an...
11-16-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,993
Posted By DirtTorpedo

110 FZ runs perfect til it warms up.. then...

OK... YS 110FZ old style with the regulator on the crank.. m mounted in verted in H9-spitfire with 14X7 three blader

Symptoms... Starts right up... runs perfectly.. on the ground...

...
10-07-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 188,060
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

I really need to get my spitty out and get it some more air time.... I put a digital servo in for the throttle because I was having bigtime idle issues with the YZ 110FZ in it and found that the crap...
08-28-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 188,060
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

Ummm.. Slime isn't the word for it!!!!!

after flying on sunday, I'll post a pic of what mine looks like after a couple flights with the 110FZ and the Keleo exhaust......

BUT.. the...
08-28-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 188,060
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

Yup.... It looks like a spit.. but.. its really a sport plane that looks like a spit.

I've done what i can to get it to look more like the full scale... but.. to get it close to scale on...
08-27-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 188,060
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

Well, Lookah Here Son...... (doin my best foghorn leghorn)


TO each his own i guess.. I actually dig the fact that you went to the trouble to get your's to scale, I'm not bashin ya by any...
08-27-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: tunning video

YA know... I agree... a video would be MOST helpul

Everybody talks about the "transition"... well... after about a gallon of fuel from monkeying around with a motor that wasn't set right.... ...
08-27-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 188,060
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: H9 Spitfire Build

Ok... this subject has been beat up in the past in this thread and others... But lemme tell you from personal experience....

YES.. both the stock landing gear and Lado's are going to make...
08-24-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: 110 FZ deadsticks and bad idle...

Thanks... thats exactly what going on on the top end too... slight lean surge... it reaches the point i dialed it in at and then drifts up a couple hundred rpm and back down... etc..

Ordered a...
08-23-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: 110 FZ deadsticks and bad idle...

OK... Found two issues when i went to start the girl up at the field today...

1) Exhaust leak... acutally... the bolt that secures the exhaust to the engine was loose and rattling around on the...
Forum: 3D Flying!
08-20-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,409
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: Perry Pump needed on O.S. 1.60 for 3D?

I run a pump on all my big two strokers....

Advice....

Tune the PUMP to the engine..... not the engine to the pump....

IE... get your engine running right WITHOUT the pump.. then...
08-19-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By DirtTorpedo

RE: 110 FZ deadsticks and bad idle...

OK...... Thanks for the replys

1st.... didn't find anything in the regulator

2nd... Engine was never in a test stand... It was in the airplane when i took it to the field to test fire...
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