Archive for September, 2010

Finally, Samsung 558705 has arrived

samsung 558705

We waited for one and half month for this TV to arrive. I was about to cancel the order if it doesn’t arrive this week. I’ll soon write a quick mini review.

But first, a lot of tuning to do.

Engine Restored (Futaba Safari-Buggy)

The engine is now restored with new Perry carburetor.

Perry Carberator from Conley Precision Engines, Inc.

New carberator and inline fuel filter installed

Flywheel and ball bearing one shoe clutch

carburetor is the old one; it's broken

I still need to seal the engine and install Perry Pump.

Read more about Futaba Safari-Buggy project:
Futaba Safari-Buggy
Wheels
Engine
Assembly Manual
Body Work pt.1
Body Work pt.2 – The Repair
Headlights
Body Paint
Wind Shield
Muffler Restored
Body Paint completed
– Engine Restored
Air seal the engine and install Perry Pump
Parts

Muffler Restored (Futaba Safari-Buggy)

Quite shiny

I’ve completed the restoration of muffler manifolder, pipe and pot.

Read more about Futaba Safari-Buggy project:
Futaba Safari-Buggy
Wheels
Engine
Assembly Manual
Body Work pt.1
Body Work pt.2 – The Repair
Headlights
Body Paint
Wind Shield
– Muffler Restored
Body Paint completed
Engine Restored
Air seal the engine and install Perry Pump
Parts

Kyosho G20 (540) Stock Motor

These are my two Kyosho 540-Class G-Series Motor G20 Single Stock Motor.  They are single 20-turn with internal cooling fan.They are stock engine for Kyosho Lazer ZX-5 (debuted in 2005)

Kyosho G20 Stock Motor

I may use one of them with Ishimasa FF12E.

Eliminate cigarettes smell from new RC cars

Both Kyosho’s Plazma MKIII Limited and Graupner’s Ishimasa FF12E comes with lots of cigarette smell. I put them into water with baking soda.

Attempt to remove cigarette smell with baking soda

Left them in water with baking soda for about two hours. If the smell still persist, I’ll soak them in green soap.

Body paint is done (Futaba Safari-Buggy)

Well, it’s finally done. The body is fully restored.

To do list:

  • Seal the engine
  • Install Perry Pump and start the engine
  • Install the cooling fan
  • …. test drive

Read more about Futaba Safari-Buggy project:
Futaba Safari-Buggy
Wheels
Engine
Assembly Manual
Body Work pt.1
Body Work pt.2 – The Repair
Headlights
Body Paint
Wind Shield
Muffler Restored
– Body Paint completed
Engine Restored
Air seal the engine and install Perry Pump
Parts

Plazma MKIII Limited alfa II – Assembly Manual

I’ve scanned the assembly manual as PDF (high quality 600 DPI).

Click here to download/view (11MB).

Assembly manual