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07-27-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By moto-x

Nose weight is what I"m trying to get away from....

Nose weight is what I"m trying to get away from. I have had 2 50cc spits in which I had to have 4 to 5 pounds of nose weight. I think the 50cc will help with the weight issue if I can fit it in...
07-26-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By moto-x

Hangar9 30cc spitfire

Has anyone put a 50cc in this 30cc spitfire? I have a Da 50 looking for a warbird home. I have had this engine in 2 other 50cc spits and required alot of nose weight. I was thinking this might be a...
05-14-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 39,846
Posted By moto-x

Awsome looking plane Sam

Tony from the evansville club. Our annual warbird is 5/31and 6/1. Our city is also having the Shrinersfest 6/2 to 6/8.It is all about WW2 with Full scale P-47s among other planes doing airshows.Also...
03-15-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By moto-x

969762 Check out this item # for sale on RCU....

969762 Check out this item # for sale on RCU. $127.00 ready to start up to 85cc and will start a DLE 111. You will love it, Light weight and powerfull gear reduction starter. Just search for...
Forum: Beginners
02-05-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By moto-x

The o-rings are most likely shot anyway. Cook it...

The o-rings are most likely shot anyway. Cook it all and you should be able to remove them then.Take the needles out and replace the o-rings. Good as new.
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By moto-x

Glad to help. Been doing that since the 70s on...

Glad to help. Been doing that since the 70s on motorcycle carbs. Just about anything aluminum that has had fuel. And no, It won"t remove carbon but it will loosen it up to scrub off easier.
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By moto-x

The OP stated it is a glow engine. I have been a...

The OP stated it is a glow engine. I have been a tool maker a long time, I know how to remove broken bolts. I"m just trying to give another option on cleaning the engine without pulling it all apart.
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,506
Posted By moto-x

Remove the carb and glow plug.Put engine in a pan...

Remove the carb and glow plug.Put engine in a pan of antifreeze .Deep enough to emerge entire engine and heat to almost a boil for awhile.It will loosen all up and look like brand new.
05-07-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By moto-x

RE: warbirsd on the ohio

Sam, Tony from the Evansville club. Looking forward to seeing you at our fly-in. You have some top quality planes and are a pleasure to visit with. I hope you make it to or club this year.
Forum: Gas Engines
03-22-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 663,844
Posted By moto-x

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

Has anyone talked with Todd or know if the V2s are ready for sale?
Forum: Gas Engines
02-01-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 663,844
Posted By moto-x

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

From what Todd explained to me the V2 is the same engine with different porting in the cylinder. Claims to boost static thrust from 18lbs to 21 lbs. And yes,last I heard he was waiting on the...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-19-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 663,844
Posted By moto-x

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

A few pics I promised of the 70" AJ Slick from 3D hobbies with the SAP 180.
Forum: Gas Engines
01-11-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 663,844
Posted By moto-x

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

Talked with Todd on monday.Still no version 2 engines but he had put together a few version 1s. Recieved one today and installed on my AJ slick. I will try to post some pics this weekend.
Forum: Gas Engines
01-05-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 663,844
Posted By moto-x

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

Your guess is as good as mine. I only Copied and pasted e-mail.
Forum: Gas Engines
01-05-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 663,844
Posted By moto-x

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

I my opinion, demand grew faster than supply and Todd was overwelmd by it and not sure what to do. Some folks just shut down when this happens and some work through it. I think when ones works...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-04-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 663,844
Posted By moto-x

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

I tried to call and the mailbox was full. I hope something is getting ready to happen soon. My AJ Slick is waiting.
Forum: Gas Engines
01-04-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 663,844
Posted By moto-x

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

This is the E-mail I got today from Fred At Syssa Aircraft. [Yes. We have engines in stock. Can send out in about 1 day.


What kind of plane do you need it for?
Approximate...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-23-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6,357
Views: 663,844
Posted By moto-x

RE: SYSSA 30CC GAS MADE IN USA

I spoke with Todd on the phone last week. His reply to when motors would be ready was this.I have several hundred motors waiting for the cylinders to be be lined.When I recieve the cylinders back,I...
10-17-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 403,716
Posted By moto-x

RE: Spitfire Brotherhood (All Spitfires Welcome)

Well guys, I guess I"m back in. I just bought a ESM 50cc spitfire. I am putting together a Rascal 110 right now just to have something to fly for now, Just about done. I will start on the spit for a...
09-05-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 403,716
Posted By moto-x

RE: Spitfire Brotherhood (All Spitfires Welcome)

I wasn"t hurt, But other driver had no insurance. I had to turn it in on uninsured motorist. They have already settled on the truck and trailer but have not heard on my fleet yet. You know its hard...
09-05-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 403,716
Posted By moto-x

RE: Spitfire Brotherhood (All Spitfires Welcome)

I wasn"t hurt, But other driver had no insurance. I had to turn it in on uninsured motorist. They have already settled on the truck and trailer but have not heard on my fleet yet. You know its hard...
09-03-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 403,716
Posted By moto-x

RE: Spitfire Brotherhood (All Spitfires Welcome)

Moto x. #81 of brotherhood. Sad to say but my Pica spit was in my enclosed trailer. On my way home from a fly-in a vehicle out of nowhere tee boned my truck and trailer. Flipped trailer on side and...
05-27-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 29,252
Posted By moto-x

RE: ROAD TRIPS 2012

Thanks Sam. We had a good time with you and everyone enjoyed your planes very much. We had 25 registered pilots for the day,and no accidents. Thats always a plus. You are always welcome to our field...
05-23-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 403,716
Posted By moto-x

RE: Spitfire Brotherhood (All Spitfires Welcome)

Yes there are. I had read many post on the correct c/g and thought I would just use the one I had read worked the best. It is not fun at all to maiden a unbalanced airframe. I have several with not...
05-22-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 403,716
Posted By moto-x

RE: Spitfire Brotherhood (All Spitfires Welcome)

Im at 5 inches from the leading edge at the fuse. when rolled inverted, it took very little down input to stay level. Thats right where I like it.
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