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Forum: Glow Engines
08-09-2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

wy8e, Thanks for the input, I wish I could find the damn check valves somewhere. The kit with the carb, is pricey & I don't want the carb.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-08-2006, 11:30 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

also, you don't want to run the iron bay on crankcse on a 4 stroke, that will not work. you must use the muffler tap.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-08-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Those are all the same thoughts that i had when I was were you are. Try the slimline first & see if it works. Make damn sure you get someone to help you & hold the model level at idle & then turn...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-08-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

hey ron, some guys don't like it cause of expense, but as much as I spend on this hobby I figure why go cheap on fuel. its like spending hundreds of dollars to go hunting & then buy steel shot...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-08-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

I made 2 plugs about 3/4" long out of aluminum. My friend has a lathe, so it was no big deal. Then I gently hammered them in & drilled them out a little at a time until It was making the pressure...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-08-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Sorry to hear about the plane. Nothing is more frustrating. However, I have no doubt that the problem is not the Saito its that Pitts on the SAito. I just went through this. I just found out that...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-06-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

I realize that the cline will not increase the power of the engine, I was refering to the ongoing conversation I was having with emvin about my stock muffler not making enough pressure to push the...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-06-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

This is the same problem that I'm having that I've been talking to Emvin about. My 180 is in a QQ 73inch Yak. Same exact problem except I'm not as good at doing those manuevers. I still try...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-06-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

rvm, If the iron bay works the same way the cline does & I'm sure that it does, your pitts muffler (If its a slimline) probably wont work. only reason I say probably is because you are using one a...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-05-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Emvin, I just got done doing some testing. I've found out why the cline is not working. I pressure checked the system & found out that there is virtually no pressure coming off of the pressure tap...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-05-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

em, figures, I was told by many in here that perry was junk, & cline was the way to go! I've had nothing both trouble with it so far. I've only had this qq yak. How is your cowling cut out for...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-05-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

emvin,
thanks for the reply. I have the same plane & engine. I actually use the stock muffler with the tank in the stock location & nothing else. The plane runs great. I think there might be...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-05-2006, 11:33 AM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

you might want to remove rtv, they will frown on that. you have use that stuff very sparingly or it will get into everything. Also that stuff is not rated for use where it will get contact with...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-05-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

I know that we rc guys always are in a hurry & want to fix everything, but I would say something is wrong with it that you shouldn't have to deal with. Horizons service is great & you could probably...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-05-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

ted, is the engine brand new?
Forum: Glow Engines
08-05-2006, 11:05 AM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Hi guys, is there anyone who is running a saito 180 with a slim line pitts muffler & a cline regulator? I'm having nothing but trouble with this setup. If i use the stock saito muffler, I dont have...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-11-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Hey Rich,

I've always wondered about this myself. They are unclear about this but I believe from what I read that everyone goes from the center of the tank. The reason being is that at...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-10-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

To all, thanks for the help guys, found out some very interesting things. A friend of mine works at a plant where they have a meter that will read pressure, vacuum, ect. down to 1/100th of a psi. ...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-10-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Lord, I'm no expert, but I've used the advice that i've heard time & time again. If you want maximum power from a Saito, run 30% heli fuel in it.
That's all I've used in mine since they were new &...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-10-2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

By the way, please count me in as a member, I have a 100, 125, & a 180, but I might not be a 180 owner much longer if I can't figure out why this thing wont run right. Anyone that knows anything...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-10-2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 46,866
Views: 2,628,338
Posted By bfreee

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Help guys, I have a saito 180, does anyone have on that runs good without a pump? No matter what i do the engine runs lean with the nose straight up. The engine is inverted in a QQ 73s, runs fine...
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