This conversion is one of the best option if you want to ‘RUN AWAY”from Glow Fuel.
By adding the CH CDI & CH hardware you will have a close to perfect solution, less
expensive since you on ready have the engine instead of buying a new one.
The CDI provides a better starting, better Idle and one of the best features is the
Saving on fuel.
Fuel will not be gashing out like on GLOW Plug, your airplane will be cleaner and
close to NO wiping after a fun day at the field.
Engine will run hotter, ensure proper air flow for cooling .
Use 20:1 Fuel Mix (50 ml oil to 1 L gasoline ),
I use Morgan OIL CP14 , also Evolution Oil, Royal Purple 2 ST.
Power loss is 10% but still enough power . If you are border line on power then consider the other conversion…GLOW CH CDI Conversion
A timing kit is also available, check in related products or under Timing Kit
Check the Install Manual on the “Manual” Tab
1 x 3 CYL CDI
1 x Magnet adjustable ring
1 x Sensor holder with sensor
3 x 1/4-32 Spark Plug ( same thread as your glow plug)
2 x M3 x 14 mm cap screw
3 x BLANK plugs (to replace the second set of glow plugs)
1 x Intake Carburetor Adapter
1 x Gasoline Home& Garden Style Carburetor Assembly ( Walboro/Zama/HLIC (whatever works and available)
1 x Throttle linkage with 2 options to mount.
1 Primer Bulb. (may be or not available for some carburetors that do not have the port for it)
Time 30 Degrees BTDC when sensor/Magnet on cyl #1 first come in contact.
Saito 450 R3 Full Gasoline Conversion Hardware
Showing the engine with GLOW CH Ignitions conversion Kit Saito 450 R3 D, this is common for both set-up’s.
Saito 450 R3D Fully assembled with CH Ignitions Full Gasoline Conversion Kit
Showing how the engine will look with Carburetor assembled on the back of the Saito 450 R3 D
Showing how the engine will look with Carburetor assembled on the back of the Saito 450 R3 D, Throttle Lever OPTION 1
Showing how the engine will look with Carburetor assembled on the back of the Saito 450 R3 D, Throttle Lever OPTION 2
For more details on timing please watch video below
If you still have questions, Please do not hesitate to call me, as a CH customer…you are a phone call away !
Saito 450 R3D Gasoline conversion MAY 2013 The Oldest video I found.
The first was some time in Fall 2012
Latest Video May 2015 Full Gasoline Conversion, the latest options.
HOW TO TIME AN ENGINE 2 ST or 4 ST
Please download, watch online or print out for your convenience.
Saito 450 Radial Install Instructions for Glow or Gasoline.