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Old 05-27-2008, 07:01 AM   #16
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Glad you were able to save the engine. Water doesn't compress in the top of the engine and it can strain the con rod in several places. If your con rod is loose on the crank or if you experience con rod failure in the future, you can pretty much chalk it up to this.

People have loaded up the piston with fuel and done con rod damage before if they kept rotating it. Your engine may not have ran long enough to suck the water up before it died. It is more likely the components suffered shock from the instant change in temperature.
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I am running the Ace 1015 and 1313 servos and love them! fast and strong, a little pricey at 99.00 and 79.00 but you get what you pay for. They are water resistant but not water proof.
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One more thing: Throttle return spring!!!!
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Glad you were able to save the engine. Water doesn't compress in the top of the engine and it can strain the con rod in several places. If your con rod is loose on the crank or if you experience con rod failure in the future, you can pretty much chalk it up to this.

People have loaded up the piston with fuel and done con rod damage before if they kept rotating it. Your engine may not have ran long enough to suck the water up before it died. It is more likely the components suffered shock from the instant change in temperature.
That would have been a problem had I have tried to start the motor before disassembling it, drying it, and re lubing all the bearings.
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