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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Today, 05:41 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    As in many things, all synthetic lubes are not created equal, several years ago a friend gave me a jug of green full synthetic 10% fuel 17% lube. If...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:08 PM
    I should have chosen a better word, it was sleeve over the pull cable that only allowed the carb slide open to about 3/4 of the way. At the 500 mile...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:02 PM
    I don't remember what year Honda's first appeared here, I had an almost new Harley 175 Pacer in HiFi red. My friend Don who rode a 200cc Ducati with...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:09 AM
    Dan and Richard, I lusted after one of those for years. A friend had one and it was surprisingly quick. Even geared rather tall it was still quick.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:05 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    You'd know, the baffled ones are almost whisper quiet yet still enhance performance. I stick a 90 sized Mac's Quiet pipe on the end of engine...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:53 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    The pipe you show, is it the baffled quiet pipe or the super loud open one. The one have is straight through and very loud.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:51 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I am a Ford guy and I'm stuck with a 203,000 mile F-150 that won't die. Me and that ole truck are best buddies. It has hauled airplanes as far as 500...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:41 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Your son is probably a fan of the ZX 14 which has about 160 hp the Concours above. "only" has 133. I could handle that. I've always liked machinery...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:30 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    This may be my next love. If I can swing it.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:50 AM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    Tim, I almost sent you a pipe like that but mine is kinda beat up from being on the bottom of a Kombat 40 with a Fox .46
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:33 AM
    Pete, I went back to using Corrosion X to preserve and to rescue gummed up engines. This was the very first motorcycle that owned myself, a 1952...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-28-2015, 07:09 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    :oNot a chance, I love my Fox'
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-28-2015, 09:49 AM
    I haven't tried any British sites, I have ordered a couple of things from WholeSale Trains, they are a little slow but I got the parts.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-27-2015, 07:17 PM
    I am seriously looking at this guy, 104" span, it would be a piece of cake to mount the 4500 on its side, I could make the right cowl cheek a bolt on...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-27-2015, 02:44 PM
    I just received a new Bisson Pitts Muffler for my SuperTigre Diesel conversion, great looking muffler. It will be quieter and much better looking...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-27-2015, 01:32 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I'll have to think about that, it'll be posted here if I do, Thanks
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-27-2015, 12:39 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I just scored another .50, I'll share soon as it arrives.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-26-2015, 06:40 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    There you go
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    02-26-2015, 03:42 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread Club FOX! in Glow Engines
    I have purchased several supposedly problematic engines and SuperTigre carburetors and the ride in the mail truck always cures them.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-25-2015, 12:26 PM
    I'm going to see if I can come up with some additional G-26 readings, I'm not completely comfortable with one guys numbers.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-25-2015, 11:59 AM
    I found a bunch of readings for the ST 2300, these are typical APC 16x8===9,000 APC 17x6===9,800 G-26 APC 16x8===8,400 Graupner 15x8 three...
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    02-24-2015, 04:40 PM
    dionysusbacchus replied to a thread Skymaster F-18F in RC Jets
    Hey Rob nice to see you chime in here! I don't do well in the cold so I have not done any glassing or painting although the Panther is ready for...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 03:53 PM
    Hobbsy replied to a thread saito 45 MKII cover in Glow Engines
    http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/item.cfm?itemId=1019417 A possible cure
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 09:23 AM
    Barry, I grabbed two the other day while Horizon had them in stock, now I have one for a future engine.
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 08:25 AM
    Richard, you're talking about a set up like this, my MAICO 125 had a fiber disc that served as a rotary valve, fed by a 26mm Bing carb. Note air...
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  • Hobbsy's Avatar
    02-24-2015, 07:04 AM
    That rotary valve in you Rotax controles the intake timing the same as the intake port in the crankshaft of out two strokes.
    28814 replies | 1722821 view(s)
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