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Jul 20, 2011, 08:20 PM
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Ecellent information on the Bugl 2.5 diesel


Thanks

Reginald, thanks for going to the trouble of “opening up” the Bugl. I’ve never seen this set up before. This has to be one of the most complicated 2.5 cc model diesels ever made. And also a work of art.

Greg, that was a great link for information. The author wasn’t kidding when he said that the cylinder had generous Schnurle porting. Also a very unique way to fasten the rod to the piston. And weight reduction, only 98 g vs the MK3 OT at 175 g. What a “gifted, dedicated artist” the man was.

Yes Charlie, your pictures would be nice. Let the rest of the enthusiasts see what these little diesels are pulling around ( .5~.6 hp in 500 to 600 g models). Not for the faint of heart.

And lastly, lets not be negative against Mr “V”. He does turn out some beautiful engines. We all enjoy these little diesel, so the more the merrier.


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Jul 21, 2011, 12:47 PM
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Needle valves


I'm trying to locate needle valves for the Taifun Hurrikan 1.5 and the Webra 2.5 R diesel engines. Can you help me out?
Thanks
Jul 21, 2011, 09:30 PM
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Very nice Charlie. I hear that SR is not going to be making any more of those diesels.
They are actually much better than an OT.
Jsesere, you may not find an "original" needle valve, but if you want to run the engine just adapt a total unit (spray bar/needle from another engine) that will fit in the existing spray bar holes.
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Jul 21, 2011, 10:42 PM
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I'm trying to locate needle valves for the Taifun Hurrikan 1.5 and the Webra 2.5 R diesel engines. Can you help me out?
Thanks
If you aren't trying to restore the engines to their original condition but want to run and use them, the PAW needle valve assembly should work in most cases. There are a couple of guys on Ebay that sell the PAW needle valve assemblies. They also sell the Enya needle valve assembly, but it tends to be too large for the small engines.
Jul 21, 2011, 10:43 PM
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Thanks for sharing the pics of the Bugl engine Reginald. I really enjoyed looking at your engine. he did some fantastic work on those engines.
Jul 23, 2011, 09:37 PM
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Get out your wallets guys. This one looks like a beauty.
Jul 23, 2011, 11:30 PM
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Nice twin engine. But I am tapped out for a while, I already blew all my budget and then some on a nice engine. So I'll have to pass.
Jul 23, 2011, 11:33 PM
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Get out your wallets guys. This one looks like a beauty.

i love model twins

it must be a hoot trying to get compression correct on both cylinders while adjusting the chamber
Jul 23, 2011, 11:41 PM
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Truth be told, Earl I'm a bit tapped too. I just bought a DLG.
Jul 24, 2011, 07:42 AM
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Mr Wiz


What is a DLG ,,,
Jul 24, 2011, 07:42 AM
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My friend Don Scott bought one of those twins (30 years ago) in a LHS.

The cylinders are from a Jena diesel.

Jena engines were manufactured in East Germany by the Zeiss optical company

See the link for model engine collection, R.L. Engineering. By

Reginald Luycx ( le Duc). He visited this thread a little while back.

http://www.reginaldluycx.be/collectie.html
Jul 24, 2011, 07:44 AM
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Hi


That single looks like a good C/L diesel
That is one collection to be proud of Reginald

They are so good I cant look
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Jul 24, 2011, 08:21 AM
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Jena engines were manufactured in East Germany by the Zeiss optical company
...and just like the Zeiss optical products, the engines were 'good ones' too......here is my little 1 cc Jena, with its unusual sideport configuration.....

Jul 24, 2011, 09:37 AM
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Needle valves


I'm trying to locate needle valves for the Taifun Hurrikan 1.5 and the Webra 2.5 R diesel engines. Can anyone help me out?
Thanks


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