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07-12-2019, 03:58 PM
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Posted By timjs

The big end. But don't bother just google ...

The big end. But don't bother just google
"Hobao OP-0129"
07-12-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,255
Posted By timjs

You need an M3 by M5 spacer to "extend" the...

You need an M3 by M5 spacer to "extend" the crankshaft. This kit has a couple.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F192706257329
07-10-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 441,649
Posted By timjs

Aggressive camshaft profile. It's a non-issue.

Aggressive camshaft profile. It's a non-issue.
07-06-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,983
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Posted By timjs

The spit back out of the carb is normal. My air...

The spit back out of the carb is normal. My air filters get pretty wet with fuel. Its not a problem.
06-24-2019, 07:53 PM
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Posted By timjs

Shoot some video and upload it to youtube for us....

Shoot some video and upload it to youtube for us. Otherwise you'll get a slew of suggestions, most all of which aren't going to help.
06-22-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2,591
Views: 259,545
Posted By timjs

When you install the flywheel collet on the...

When you install the flywheel collet on the crankshaft, make 100% sure the crank is pulled forward up against the front bearing.
the collet and crank journal sandwich the bearing. After installing...
06-20-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By timjs

You're probably right. Take the engine off and...

You're probably right. Take the engine off and remove the clutch bell. You'll likely see either the clutch shoes/springs are somehow dragging the bell OR a bearing have seized and did a number on the...
06-18-2019, 04:16 AM
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Views: 441,649
Posted By timjs

Lookin' awesome!!

Lookin' awesome!!
06-16-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,365
Views: 131,582
Posted By timjs

It arrived, and it's beautiful. Thanks Ray!

It arrived, and it's beautiful. Thanks Ray!
06-11-2019, 06:47 PM
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Views: 131,582
Posted By timjs

Ray, Just curious on the usual turn around...

Ray,

Just curious on the usual turn around time. I shipped a set out June 1st, haven't heard back yet but I keep anxiously checking my mailbox everyday. Ha
Thanks.

Tim S.
06-03-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 441,649
Posted By timjs

No, there is no relatively leaner anything here. ...

No, there is no relatively leaner anything here.
Where are you getting this information? Have you specifically measured air fuel ratios on various airplane and car engines? Stuck an oxygen sensor in...
06-02-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 441,649
Posted By timjs

Skip the stock carb completely. Use the 3.3 carb....

Skip the stock carb completely. Use the 3.3 carb. The idle screw will likely need to be all the way in to idle. The HSN will be the only adjustment since the LSN will be completely pulled from the...
05-09-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10,372
Views: 1,496,548
Posted By timjs

Your Mach 427 is going to share parts with other...

Your Mach 427 is going to share parts with other engines/brands. There are only so many actual manufacturers. My advice would be to try to get to the bottom of what other engines' head buttons are...
05-06-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,591
Views: 259,545
Posted By timjs

Its a standard banjo fitting. Either way should...

Its a standard banjo fitting. Either way should work if it doesn't leak.
05-01-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 38,800
Posted By timjs

Hey, look who resurrected an ancient thread!...

Hey, look who resurrected an ancient thread! Haha.. I got your email of your Titan, havent had a chance to check out the video yet.
04-29-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10,372
Views: 1,496,548
Posted By timjs

Set oven to 300. Bake 10-15 mins until golden...

Set oven to 300. Bake 10-15 mins until golden brown.
To get the stripped screw, try tapping in a Torx. Theres usually a Torx size that works great to grabbing stripped hexes.
04-22-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,469
Posted By timjs

Not trying to dismiss your post or anything but.....

Not trying to dismiss your post or anything but.. what exactly makes you think your break in method wore out a bearing? It just doesn't make sense to me.
04-22-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By timjs

It looks like there isnt much for aftermarket...

It looks like there isnt much for aftermarket tires for the Losi MTXL... seems youre stuck with factory tires here:
https://www.horizonhobby.com/monster-claw-tire-l-r-w-insert-%282%29--mtxl-los45014...
04-20-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 870
Posted By timjs

I'm the complete opposite. I neglect every aspect...

I'm the complete opposite. I neglect every aspect of my trucks until something breaks because I just can't be bothered. It doesn't really bite me as much as you might think.
04-19-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 441,649
Posted By timjs

Alright so, I have put several gallons through...

Alright so,
I have put several gallons through my Losi 8ight-T with the O.S. .62v engine. It's rock solid and the only real problem I have is that on longer high load runs (like full speed through a...
04-17-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By timjs

They dont fit very tight, because they dont have...

They dont fit very tight, because they dont have to. Maybe youre blowing too hard during the leak test?
04-17-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By timjs

What seals the slide is the outer boot. Carb...

What seals the slide is the outer boot. Carb slides have a groove to allow air in and out of the seal (boot) so it doesn't form pressure or a vacuum inside the boot.
04-08-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 441,649
Posted By timjs

I'm also going to have to disagree with you here....

I'm also going to have to disagree with you here.
The air fuel ratio is NOT used to counter the over-cooling of the prop. Airplane engines have almost no fin area or heat capacity compared to car...
04-02-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 441,649
Posted By timjs

Strictly due to the adjustability of the Buku. ...

Strictly due to the adjustability of the Buku.
From a torque holding point of view, the heaviest shoes are required. When coupled with heavy springs where you can choose the engagement point, you...
04-02-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 441,649
Posted By timjs

For exhaust, you can use any manifold you want....

For exhaust, you can use any manifold you want. You make an adapter out of 3mm plate and bolt it to the head with countersunk screws, then bolt the manifold to that plate.
For clutch, remember you...
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