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Old 02-06-2007, 12:55 AM   #1
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Where can I buy 0.10 mm shim for sirio 12 engine? Thanks. I only need one. The novarossi 12 shim will not fit.

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Old 02-06-2007, 01:13 AM   #2
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That's a really good question. I can't even find the part number for it.
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Where can I buy 0.10 mm shim for sirio 12 engine? Thanks. I only need one. The novarossi 12 shim will not fit.

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PM me your addy. I will send you one, if that's all you need.
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Old 02-06-2007, 11:37 AM   #4
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I use the Serpent shim set, which I think is like the Novarossi shims. I mark the access material on the shim with a sharpy and trim off with sharp scissors. I've done it like this for years on my motors and other racers motors who wanted to go from 20-30%. No probs.
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I use the Serpent shim set, which I think is like the Novarossi shims. I mark the access material on the shim with a sharpy and trim off with sharp scissors. I've done it like this for years on my motors and other racers motors who wanted to go from 20-30%. No probs.
Tommy ~ Great tip! Do you replace all the shims or just put the new one on top?
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Tim Johnson:

Do you guys carry the Sirio shims at all? If not, could you follow-up on this?

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Tommy ~ Great tip! Do you replace all the shims or just put the new one on top?
Rainer, just add (w/stock shims) and tune. I got the info from Andea at Sirio a while back.
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Rainer, PM me you number. I have a possible business prop that I think you may be interested in.
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Old 02-06-2007, 03:35 PM   #9
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The RB shims for the .12 Speedline Matrix should fit as they are more or less sirio based engines.

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The part number should be in the exploded view download file.
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That's the engine I have. but the RB/Sirio parts are just as hard to find since RB is no longer carried by Sigma trading.
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I have a question..

Sorry if this may sound dumb to some of you and slightly off topic,, but is it ok to add three 0.1mm shims on top of each other?? I currently don't have any 0.2mm shims, so I piled up three 0.1mm shims to have enough clearance to use 30% fuel.

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I have a question..

Sorry if this may sound dumb to some of you and slightly off topic,, but is it ok to add three 0.1mm shims on top of each other?? I currently don't have any 0.2mm shims, so I piled up three 0.1mm shims to have enough clearance to use 30% fuel.

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Moe, not a dumb question. Yes, you can stack em.
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Thanks for the reply KidDynomite..
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Tim Johnson:

Do you guys carry the Sirio shims at all? If not, could you follow-up on this?

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Yes, I do believe Kyosho America carries the shims.
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