Thread Tools
This thread is privately moderated by Jeepman3ski, who may elect to delete unwanted replies.
Old Nov 15, 2011, 11:20 AM
Jeepman3ski is offline
Find More Posts by Jeepman3ski
Trader Rating: 2
Registered User
Wanted

cheap engines to rebuild for fun


I am looking at learning how to rebuild engines. Id like to finds some cheap engines that I can rebuild and get running so I can learn about how it all works. It like both single cylinder and twins. I'm a very hands on guy who is looking to learn about something new.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Nov 15, 2011, 11:28 AM
Mr. Wiz is offline
Find More Posts by Mr. Wiz
Trader Rating: 42
Time for me to Fly...
Mr. Wiz's Avatar
Go to a swap meet. You'll find all sorts of used engines in various conditions for little to no money.
Old Nov 15, 2011, 11:37 AM
Jeepman3ski is offline
Find More Posts by Jeepman3ski
Trader Rating: 2
Registered User
thanks for the info! I will look into that as well but Im going to see what comes up here too.
Old Nov 15, 2011, 04:15 PM
Bigiron is offline
Find More Posts by Bigiron
Trader Rating: 2
Bigiron
I may have something for you. I have some Fox eagle 60s that you might be interested in
contact me at mdenny4@cox.net

Bigiron
Old Nov 15, 2011, 05:42 PM
jymz is offline
Find More Posts by jymz
Trader Rating: 85
Registered User
jymz's Avatar
Get a old weedwacker and convert it for RC. https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...ght=weedwacker
Old Nov 15, 2011, 05:44 PM
Kmot is offline
Find More Posts by Kmot
Trader Rating: 72
Grumpa Tom
Kmot's Avatar
Even if you get an engine for free, it ain't gonna be cheap to rebuild. Pistons, rings, liners, bearings, etc all cost a fair amount of money. Just so you know........
Old Nov 15, 2011, 07:49 PM
sundancer1 is offline
Find More Posts by sundancer1
Trader Rating: 2
Closed Account
You can get a great amount of experience by picking up and fixing weedwackers when people throw them out in your neighborhood. Those engines are almost identical to the gas engines r/c people use. If you get one running, you could donate it to someone who wants to use it.

Back in the day, they made mod kits to convert weedwackers to r/c use.

Just an idea.
Old Nov 15, 2011, 08:35 PM
Jeepman3ski is offline
Find More Posts by Jeepman3ski
Trader Rating: 2
Registered User
THanks for all the info guys. I know its going to cost some money but learning does cost $$$ so why not spend it on something I like to do.
Old Nov 15, 2011, 11:07 PM
mewert is online now
Find More Posts by mewert
Trader Rating: 92
Team Armattan
mewert's Avatar
Here is a starter pack of cheap of cheap engines for you. Simple fixes for you to learn on.

$old.
Last edited by mewert; Nov 16, 2011 at 08:04 PM.
Old Nov 16, 2011, 03:41 PM
Sell...er is offline
Find More Posts by Sell...er
Trader Rating: 89
Registered User
Sell...er's Avatar
The FL 70 is on its way to you,,,don't be afraid when you look at it,,,just go slow and it will all come together.
Good Luck!!
Steve
Old Nov 16, 2011, 08:20 PM
Jeepman3ski is offline
Find More Posts by Jeepman3ski
Trader Rating: 2
Registered User
THanks Steve!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sell...er View Post
The FL 70 is on its way to you,,,don't be afraid when you look at it,,,just go slow and it will all come together.
Good Luck!!
Steve
Old Nov 19, 2011, 10:56 PM
Jeepman3ski is offline
Find More Posts by Jeepman3ski
Trader Rating: 2
Registered User
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sell...er View Post
The FL 70 is on its way to you,,,don't be afraid when you look at it,,,just go slow and it will all come together.
Good Luck!!
Steve
THe motor can in the mail today, it looks great! This will be a fun build
Old Nov 26, 2011, 08:40 AM
rjstrickjr is offline
Find More Posts by rjstrickjr
Trader Rating: 33
Registered User
rjstrickjr's Avatar
I have a vintage Fox .40 for 20.00 shipped if your interested.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sold 2 Lightly Used Engines - CHEAP!!! FlattyFlier Aircraft - Fuel - Engines and Accessories (FS/W) 2 Oct 01, 2011 08:55 PM
Sold heli OS max .32 engines and mufflers and other engine parts .50 CHEAP! paulpeffly Aircraft - Fuel - Engines and Accessories (FS/W) 2 May 14, 2011 11:24 PM
Sold a few engines for sale CHEAP!! paulpeffly Aircraft - Fuel - Engines and Accessories (FS/W) 5 May 06, 2011 10:04 PM
Wanted Cheap HH gyro for HBCP2 rebuild nephewkp Aircraft - Electric - Helis (FS/W) 4 Jul 03, 2008 02:54 PM
Discussion Looking for something fun and cheap for first time flyer kryznic Micro Ready-to-Fly 29 May 23, 2008 01:14 PM