i messed with the low end :(

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  1. rc10gt3jimbo

    rc10gt3jimbo Member

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    how do i correctly set my low end, it was brand new and i hosed it up, xtm .18 ( or .163 as ive found to be true, )the fly wheel came lose and messed it up i didnt relize what happened so i thought it was my settings i can get it to start, but the facotry setting of open throttle all way close in needle and back out 5 turns doesnt seem to be working , can ne one give me some streps to take to get this engine running right , it runs now and if you rev it at all unless very slow it sounds like #@$% n dies asnd pulls the pull start in hard. please help ive had a terrible time with my truck,, i had an engine tuned perfect, and the connecting rod broke (i water locked it and pulled**) ive gone threw 2 engines, how do i take car of this one
    thnx
  2. wtb3886

    wtb3886 New Member

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    Sorry to hear that rc10gt3jimbo: checkout my post in the rc airplane forum for Instructor, I have posted how to tune an engine for airplanes and its is the same way for any glow engines. If I can be of any assistance drop me an email.
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    you rock thnx
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    givin the info on the page in your post in aircraft i was able to tune my engine to the point it runs, its running hot but it runs, im going to wait till i have a temp gauge to fine tune it thnx a million , finally some one who knows there stuff , thnx again
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    Turn it rich all the way and go 2 ours lean and then turn it an hour every time till it is correct
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