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Forum: Gas Engines
03-01-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 107,607
Posted By CK1

It sounds like you've done your due diligence. ...

It sounds like you've done your due diligence. You've checked spark . You've checked plug wire routing . Checked valve lash ,which also means no dislocated push rods found . You've leaned it out to...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-01-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 107,607
Posted By CK1

Have you check for spark on the #3 plug wire .

Have you check for spark on the #3 plug wire .
Forum: Gas Engines
03-01-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 107,607
Posted By CK1

The cylinder smoking is # 3 cylinder . Check your...

The cylinder smoking is # 3 cylinder . Check your plug wire routing #1 is at the top , #2 is counter clockwise from #1
( bottom left from front view ) , #3 is clockwise from #1(bottom right from...
02-15-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 192,709
Posted By CK1

I certainly think that having the upper fitting...

I certainly think that having the upper fitting for oiling is a great idea . The fitting location insures that you can add lube to the crankcase and it will get where it needs to without having to...
02-07-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,643
Posted By CK1

I was able to get some medium glow fuel line...

I was able to get some medium glow fuel line inside the replacement springs with a little effort . I added it in three 3/4 " segments. One segment to join the 2 springs and a segment on each end ....
02-07-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,643
Posted By CK1

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210207_104214_3eb47be4fe515fe9032e030609dd6d32c18c118c.jpg...
02-07-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,643
Posted By CK1

I will look into adding the fuel line . It would...

I will look into adding the fuel line . It would take the smallest line though . The ID of the springs on this Corsair is pretty small . The OD is only .300 " . I might have tiny line for chainsaws...
02-05-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,643
Posted By CK1

Ohh ! BTW . I did remove that super tacky grease...

Ohh ! BTW . I did remove that super tacky grease that is packed in the struts and lightly oiled them . I may later on find a heavy grease that is a little less tacky than the original . I liked the...
02-05-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,643
Posted By CK1

After trying many different springs these are the...

After trying many different springs these are the retracts springs that I was finally satisfied with . I purchased them from Grainger. They come in 2" length so 2 are needed for each side . They come...
01-20-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,643
Posted By CK1

Lt , I also have tried modifying the springs and...

Lt , I also have tried modifying the springs and tried several different springs . Its difficult to find the correct spring rate with the correct spring diameter . I have a few more on order that...
01-20-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,643
Posted By CK1

Thanks for the input and the photos of the canopy...

Thanks for the input and the photos of the canopy slides . They are very helpful .
01-05-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,643
Posted By CK1

So....Between the Covid shut down, a hip...

So....Between the Covid shut down, a hip replacement and now a collapsing and bulged L2-L3 disc I have not flown the Corsair . Anyone out there got any more flights in on theirs ?
How many have...
01-03-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By CK1

Tom , I think you will find that RCSB is the...

Tom , I think you will find that RCSB is the site for scale building of any kind . RCSB is a pay for play site but it is very much worth the 20.00 yearly donation to get the best advice from the top...
12-22-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 192,709
Posted By CK1

Pete ,Just so I'm understanding you correctly ,...

Pete ,Just so I'm understanding you correctly , Are you saying that you added a servo connector to the Red and Black power supply wires of the TopRC retract controller and you are plugging that into...
12-22-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 192,709
Posted By CK1

I have seen this channel "name" mapping issue...

I have seen this channel "name" mapping issue before . On some tx's the issue is created when you first set up your wing type , elev type and flap type . These selections will give you pre mapped...
12-21-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 192,709
Posted By CK1

No , the tailwheel will drive off of the receiver...

No , the tailwheel will drive off of the receiver channel that inputs to your retract controller (y harness or mix channels to slave another chanel to your retract channel ). The main retract motors...
12-21-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 54,212
Posted By CK1

I've got one of these new in the box that I...

I've got one of these new in the box that I purchased about a year ago . After reading this and other threads on this plane I know that I will go over all the accessible joints with thin CA to...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-20-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 107,607
Posted By CK1

Try closer to 19 or 20kg ! I weighed mine...

Try closer to 19 or 20kg ! I weighed mine yesterday at 42.5 pounds (19kg+) dry . And yes several of the TopRC Corsairs have been flown on the FG90R3 . Keep your engine as far forward as possible as...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-08-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 107,607
Posted By CK1

Adrian at CH ignition sells the baffling so it is...

Adrian at CH ignition sells the baffling so it is available at your expense. At 1500.00 an engine Saito could provide a 5 cent paper template , but I guess the liability would be just too much .
Forum: Gas Engines
12-08-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 107,607
Posted By CK1

I agree . For what we pay for these things they...

I agree . For what we pay for these things they should also include a diagram of at minimum the basic baffling layout .
Forum: Gas Engines
12-08-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 107,607
Posted By CK1

I looks extremely dry . The crank pin is a pretty...

I looks extremely dry . The crank pin is a pretty shade of blue also .
Forum: Gas Engines
12-05-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 107,607
Posted By CK1

My Keleo exhaust ring did not come with a smoke...

My Keleo exhaust ring did not come with a smoke niple . I purchased a kit from Bad dog smokes to install one though.

https://baddogsmokes.com
11-29-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 164,996
Posted By CK1

Hey I like the battle proven , field repaired...

Hey I like the battle proven , field repaired look . I suspect there were far worse looking repairs flying over Europe during the war. Patch it up and get it back in the air as quickly as feasable...
11-24-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,643
Posted By CK1

I wasn't happy with the rod length myself so I...

I wasn't happy with the rod length myself so I used some 4-40 stainless all thread rod and made the lengths I wanted . The 4-40 rod threaded nicely into the TopRC provided ball links .
11-19-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,643
Posted By CK1

I think I'll look into opening the oil coolers to...

I think I'll look into opening the oil coolers to get some access into the area that looks weakest from your photos. It looks like the coolers popped loose on yours so maybe it won't be that big a...
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