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      michael-au reacted to littlelocos's post in the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial with Like Like.
      In the US, 4130 Chrome-Moly tubing is readily available from McMaster-Carr and Online Metals. The cylinders are designed around the...
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      michael-au replied to the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial.
      Not much done today, made all the liners the correct length and put the 30 deg taper on the inside bottom of them. Played a round with...
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      michael-au reacted to LuvToFish's post in the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial with Like Like.
      Totally agree. His CNC work has inspired me to leverage an old CNC mill I picked up last year and am still learning on. I love how...
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      michael-au reacted to littlelocos's post in the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial with Like Like.
      I use either an 11x6 or a 12x6 Master Airscrew (nylon) prop. Pretty sure the one in the video is the 11x6.
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      michael-au replied to the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial.
      What size was the prop used on the engine?
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      michael-au reacted to littlelocos's post in the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial with Like Like.
      I did the same. Make an extra in case of "casualties." My extra cylinder used threaded ports for intake and exhaust. These didn't...
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      michael-au replied to the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial.
      Thank you for posting the carby drawings, very much appreciated It has been a challenging build with the head being part of the...
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      michael-au replied to the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial.
      Im not sure what steel I used for the liners as it is something that I just had on hand, I have made liners with it before though Not...
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      michael-au reacted to littlelocos's post in the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial with Like Like.
      Hello everyone, I'm just finding this thread. NICE work on the Pip!! Regarding the Carb, I designed a simple carb specific to the...
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      michael-au reacted to LuvToFish's post in the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial with Like Like.
      So cool, conversing with the man that designed the thing in the first place. 😀 Thanks for sharing those Todd! I’m almost set to start...
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      michael-au reacted to littlelocos's post in the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial with Like Like.
      Glad to help. Pip was designed to fly, but is not a lightweight at 28 oz. With an 11" prop, I get about 9500rpm. With a 12", about...
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      michael-au replied to the thread PIP 3 Cylinder Radial.
      Finally able to get back to working on the cylinders, the exhaust and inlet ports were machined using the forth axis So the machining of...
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      michael-au reacted to mayhugh1's post in the thread 1/3 Scale Ford 289 Hi-Po with Like Like.
      The radiator parts were bead blasted and Gun-Kote'd satin black. The finished radiator was too big to fit inside my shop's heat treat...
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      michael-au reacted to satech04's post in the thread 1/3 scale DOHC V8 Engine with Like Like.
      Hi all, After building Steve's wonderful Demon v8 I decided to try building an engine of my own design. Having built a pushrod v8, I...
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      michael-au reacted to Rdean33422's post in the thread Straight 6 Cylinder Engine with Like Like.
      The first order of business today is to clean up the shop. This pile is what came out of the engine block yesterday. I cut out the...
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