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  • Posted in thread: Farm Boy 651 on 03-15-2018 at 12:36 AM
    You can also solder the speed screw adjustment body in the arm. It takes just a touch. Yes,
    It's a great engine to build. It will coast 30- 40 revolutions as the norm. I made 1 or 2 minor
    changes that...

  • Posted in thread: Farm Boy 651 on 03-14-2018 at 01:40 PM
    Yes you probably could just tap it and use a screw against the spring, but if you back the
    adjustment screw out you may loose the spring. This way the spring is captured and can only
    come out one way ...

  • Posted in thread: Cirrus 1/4 scale on 09-26-2017 at 02:20 AM
    Yea, I built one a couple years back. Don't remember there being any drawings for the head
    bolts. There are two lengths though. The SIC drawings left a lot to be desired, some parts you
    just have to t...

  • Posted in thread: TIM 6 ignition on 05-10-2017 at 10:56 PM
    I talked to Roy from S&S a few years ago and he said that almost any Hall effect will work.
    What usually blows the hall effect transistors is a bad ground between the frame and battery.
    When the spark...

  • Posted in thread: South Bend Tailstock info needed... on 01-27-2017 at 10:46 PM
    If its like all the other SB tail stocks I have known just wind the tail stock closed and when
    it bottoms out turn the hand wheel open about 1/4 turn and then give it a sharp spin closed and
    the cente...

  • Posted in thread: Kerzel is finally running on 11-28-2016 at 10:41 PM
    That's correct, you can make it run in any direction you set it up for, but in the hundreds of
    engines I've seen I've only seen one other run counter clockwise. Depending on the timing may
    have been w...

  • Posted in thread: Kerzel is finally running on 11-28-2016 at 07:06 PM
    Is it my imagination or is your engine running backwards??????

  • Posted in thread: cirrus cylinder head drawings on 11-15-2016 at 08:31 PM
    Send me a PM, I have what you needJim G

  • Posted in thread: Farmboy engine on 03-04-2016 at 01:12 AM
    Boot, you have to seal the compression leaks. I sent you an e mail.Jim G

  • Posted in thread: Farm Boy 475 on 02-04-2016 at 10:52 PM
    It will get better as it runs and things settle in. Mine has been running for 8 years now, and
    just keeps getting better. Let it run for a while and then try to tweak it. I have mine firing
    about 3-4 ...

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