Polini Thor 200
The Thor models share a common design. The info below is unique for the 200. Please see the Thor models section for info that is not found here. The Top 80 section has detailed info on things like the carburetor function and tune up (used by all Miniplane and Polini engines), and troubleshooting issues.
Carburetor – Walbro WB-37 information, adjustment, & repair
Cylinder head, temperature, maximum – 230°C and 250°C maximum running temperature, never exceed 265°C/280°C but only for a few seconds.
Flash starter – The Polini Thor manual starter is a complete engineering disaster. Here is a permanent fix.
Engine parts diagram Note Polini updates these lists frequently so this diagram may not be 100% accurate.
Frame mounting parts Note Polini updates these lists frequently so this diagram may not be 100% accurate.
Spark plug NGK BR10EG gap 0.9mm (0.035") This is a resistor type spark plug. Pilots may also use the B10EG/ES or B9EG/ES. Use of a non-resistor plug may increase the amount of noise created by the ignition that is picked up by a two-way radio.
Specifications including torque values are in the "User & Maintenance Manual" below
Starting – Start your engine the first pull, every time.