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The Thor models share a common design. The info below is unique for the 130. Please see the Thor all models section for info that is not found here. The Top 80 section has detailed info on things like the Walbro carburetor function and tune up which is used by all Miniplane and Polini engines). There are also various troubleshooting issues that are addressed.
Flash starter – This starter has some major problems. Here are various solutions, including adapting the Miniplane Top 80 system to the Thor.
Fuel consumption, performance tuned – 1.6L/hr. (0.42 gal/hr.) Range is approx. 7.5 hours for 12 liters of fuel. Inexpensive and reflex gliders,
wooden propellers, heavy pilots, and un-tuned engines will burn considerably more.
Spark plug NGK BR10EG gap 0.9mm (0.035") Note: this is a resistor type spark plug. Pilots may also use the B10EG/ES or the 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 – What is not here can be found in the "User & Maintenance Manual" below.
Weight – 24.5 kg (54 lb) all up weight at take-off minus fuel