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    I have a typical MTH PS2 engine smoke unit that is in need of repair. It's been over a year since I worked on one so I'm in need of some advice and a refresher. The engine has been running on my ceiling layout for about 8 months without the smoke unit turned on so it's been a while since it was...
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    I know this has been discussed but I can't find it anywhere. My new lionchief plus camelback manual says to add 4 drops of fluid. This is clearly a joke because it includes a pipette and it's a fan driven unit. How much fluid does this engine take? Is it the normal 20 drops? Thanks
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    I have an older MTH GP-7 diesel that actually smokes very very well. I've been adding fluid as the manual says and I know I've never over filled it. The manual says to add 15-20 drops in either of the openings. I always use the rear one which is more of a straight shot to the smoke unit. I...
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    I picked this engine up a few weeks back for a great price and it runs great but I'm seeing a really strange issue with the smoke unit. When I got the engine I took it apart and it looked like someone had swamped the thing with smoke fluid at some point. There was fluid all over the inside...
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    I recently purchased a 1993 Costal Limited set at a train show. The guys at the train shop called it a "scout". The smoke unit that came with the train worked but was shorting out causing the train to stop. Yesterday I picked up a new one and installed it. It is smoking well and the light on...
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