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Forum: Glow Engines
05-18-2022, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,815
Posted By 706jim

Years ago I bent the crankshaft on an Enya 35...

Years ago I bent the crankshaft on an Enya 35 when it hydraulic locked after flipping in a boat. To prevent this from recurring, on my next boat fitted with an OS 60 FSR, I used the air filer from a...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-01-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By 706jim

Five and a half

Five and a half
Forum: Glow Engines
04-08-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,332
Posted By 706jim

Good idea. I always enjoyed reading his posts.

Good idea. I always enjoyed reading his posts.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-08-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,332
Posted By 706jim

Haven't seen any posts from "The Pipe" for some...

Haven't seen any posts from "The Pipe" for some time.....
Forum: Glow Engines
03-29-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By 706jim

I don't think it will run at all with ethanol...

I don't think it will run at all with ethanol particularly with 0% nitromethane.

let us know what you find.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-06-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By 706jim

You can also buy the tap and make your own.

You can also buy the tap and make your own.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-17-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By 706jim

While I'm not sure of the best propeller size,...

While I'm not sure of the best propeller size, you've done the right thing:

Photographed the engine before running it as it will never be this clean again!

I'd suggest 18 x 10
Forum: Glow Engines
01-17-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,687,528
Posted By 706jim

Probably a fuel cutoff valve for pylon racing...

Probably a fuel cutoff valve for pylon racing engines which generally had no carburetor.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-27-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By 706jim

When you see the complete parts list for one of...

When you see the complete parts list for one of these engines, you can appreciate how lucky we have been to get them for the price they were sold at.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-15-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,687,528
Posted By 706jim

Since Saito cylinders don't have a removable head...

Since Saito cylinders don't have a removable head are the valve guides parallel to the cylinder bore? I own two Saitos but have not disassembled them to check.
Otherwise, I have no idea how they...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-17-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By 706jim

Konrad

Konrad
Forum: Glow Engines
10-06-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By 706jim

Shouldn't require lapping but f you do this...

Shouldn't require lapping but f you do this operation use a gentle abrasive. Maybe toothpaste as the seats ae not hard like in a car engine.
Forum: Glow Engines
09-29-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,754
Posted By 706jim

If some sort of rod through the hole in the...

If some sort of rod through the hole in the spinner doesn't work, channel locks with a rag be my next course of action.
Forum: Glow Engines
09-29-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,754
Posted By 706jim

It's been several years since I bought these prop...

It's been several years since I bought these prop nuts. At the time, all of mine were made from 7/8" hex bar stock, so the 7/8 wrench was the logical way to tighten them. If they are now completely...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-27-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,754
Posted By 706jim

I use a 7/8" box wrench. THAT will tighten...

I use a 7/8" box wrench.

THAT will tighten the nut.
Forum: Glow Engines
09-08-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By 706jim

Single carb? One rich one lean. Similar problem...

Single carb? One rich one lean. Similar problem with 90TS
Forum: Glow Engines
08-29-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,137
Posted By 706jim

Actually a good plan. Otherwise they may end up...

Actually a good plan. Otherwise they may end up in the dump. Sad but oh so true.
Forum: Glow Engines
07-02-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By 706jim

Shorten the cable as much as possible. Lots of...

Shorten the cable as much as possible. Lots of line loss when amperage is high and voltage is low.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-22-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By 706jim

Can't say about the carburetor, but your machine...

Can't say about the carburetor, but your machine work looks lovely. Did anybody else notice the tiny chamfers on those counterbored holes?
Forum: Glow Engines
02-12-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,079
Posted By 706jim

And for the engine sound particularly the four...

And for the engine sound particularly the four strokes.

An electric flying by with speakers blaring the recorded sounds of a Merlin just isn't the same.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-02-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By 706jim

No need to modify the connecting rod. As for the...

No need to modify the connecting rod. As for the sleeve, you want the edges sharp where the piston goes; don't round those.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-31-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,687,528
Posted By 706jim

I think I gave my broken cam to Gary Cee. I've...

I think I gave my broken cam to Gary Cee. I've asked him to post pictures of it if he actually has these parts. I think it's just a nut holding the whole shebang together.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-31-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 52,497
Views: 3,687,528
Posted By 706jim

It was me that had the broken cam on the 60T. ...

It was me that had the broken cam on the 60T. The cam fractured right next to the nut. The threads are actually machined down to fit the support bearing. And yes, I think it could be disassembled. I...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-30-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By 706jim

I just noticed the size. You're right it...

I just noticed the size. You're right it shouldn't be turning very fast.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-29-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By 706jim

I guess it's harder to get the longitudinal...

I guess it's harder to get the longitudinal fibers to line up in a three blade compared to a two blade. Another good reason to stay clear of the prop arc.

And maybe wear safety glasses until the...
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