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Clean and Rebuild a Walbro Carburetor

One of the great features that make giant-scale airplanes so popular is the bulletproof, user-friendly nature of the Walbro carburetors that most gas engines are equipped with. Once a gas engine is adjusted, its carburetor won’t need to be tweaked further for most of, if not the entire, flying season. However, to maintain optimum engine operation, you should do some basic engine maintenance and cleaning. There are a few things that can affect the performance...

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Clean and Rebuild a Walbro Carburetor

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