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Handling your new engine. How to disassemble, clean, and re-assemble a brand new two-stroke model engine prior to first use. Part 1. Disassembly.
MODEL BOATS #510 Aug 1993 (v.43) pg. 18

Handling your new engine. Part 2. Assembly.
MODEL BOATS #511 Sep 1993 (v.43) pg. 27

Handling your new engine. Part 3. The first engine run.
MODEL BOATS #512 Oct 1993 (v.43) pg. 51

Handling your new engine. Part 4. Basic engine maintenance, care and storage.
MODEL BOATS #513 Nov 1993 (v.43) pg. 44

Handling your new engine. Part 5. Items used for engine maintenance and the problems associated with engines that are raced regularly.
MODEL BOATS #514 Dec 1993 (v.43) pg. 41

Rear-intake and front-intake gasoline engines for model boats are compared. Tips on how to improve the performance from a rear-intake engine. Connecting the exhaust header.
MODEL BOATS #515 Jan 1994 (v.44) pg. 48

Improve the performance of a model boat gas engine by (1) lapping the piston, cylinder and crankcase to improve the fit and (2) aligning the intake and exhaust ports.
MODEL BOATS #516 Feb 1994 (v.44) pg. 60

How gasoline-powered model engine throttles and carburetors work. Tips on preparation and adjustment.
MODEL BOATS #517 Mar 1994 (v.44) pg. 25

Reworking a stock model boat gasoline-powered marine engine for more speed. Part 1.
MODEL BOATS #518 Apr 1994 (v.44) pg. 40

Reworking a stock model boat gasoline-powered marine engine for more speed. Part 2. Combustion chamber.
MODEL BOATS #519 May 1994 (v.44) pg. 61

Setting up a marine model boat racing engine for maximum performance. Includes techniques for adjusting the compression ratio.
MODEL BOATS #523 Sep 1994 (v.44) pg. 58

Tips on restoring vintage model boat engines (including diesel) to operating condition.
MODEL BOATS #551 Jan 1997 (v.47) pg. 59

How to modify the piston and liner set on a CMB motor used in a model hydroplane.
MODEL BOATS #557 Jul 1997 (v.47) pg. 30