• Richgj3's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:01 PM
    Yes, that’s probably the one. N2444D. A fellow named Mike Wiseman had it at Naperville for many years. He passed away last December and asked his...
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    Yesterday, 10:07 AM
    The O300 (C-145-2) I spoke of is on my 170B. It was in a hangar in Naperville un touched for 13 years. We did pull a cylinder and took a look at the...
    29 replies | 644 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 09:49 AM
    Continental O200, not a Lycoming but same exact symptoms. Likely cause exhaust valve not seating once in a while. Did it on a brand new engine in a...
    29 replies | 644 view(s)
  • flybynite's Avatar
    07-24-2020, 12:21 PM
    The bride uses something like this around the house. https://www.amazon.com/Acko-Inches-Folding-Adults-Handle/dp/B06XCQVXPN It also comes in...
    15 replies | 579 view(s)
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    07-20-2020, 05:52 PM
    Richgj3 replied to a thread Oil in Cafe Supercub
    Charlie John Talmage a farmer out East in Baiting Hollow made himself a rig as you describe to make alcohol free mogas for his Kinner powered Bird...
    41 replies | 2274 view(s)
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    07-20-2020, 04:25 PM
    Richgj3 replied to a thread Oil in Cafe Supercub
    I would love to be able to buy corn free mogas. Unless some laws change down state NY will not be able to sell it. Mogas comes to the oil terminals...
    41 replies | 2274 view(s)
  • Richgj3's Avatar
    07-19-2020, 04:11 PM
    Richgj3 replied to a thread Oil in Cafe Supercub
    My brand new O-200 on my Legend Cub had two leaky exhaust valves in the first 200 hrs. Lead all over. Started using TCP and MMO and things got...
    41 replies | 2274 view(s)
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    07-19-2020, 04:06 PM
    Richgj3 replied to a thread Oil in Cafe Supercub
    I’m not looking to blame oil. This airplane sat for 13 years without the prop moving. As I said in the original post, all valve springs were changed...
    41 replies | 2274 view(s)
  • Richgj3's Avatar
    07-17-2020, 11:37 AM
    Richgj3 started a thread Oil in Cafe Supercub
    I use 15/50 Shell oil. I’ve been doing that since I hung a valve in an O-300 in the eighties and was using Phillips oil. The good old boy who fixed...
    41 replies | 2274 view(s)
  • Richgj3's Avatar
    07-12-2020, 06:09 PM
    Bungee tool? We don’t need no stink’in Bungee tool. My first plane was a T-Craft. We used a bumper jack among other things. :-) Rich
    7 replies | 933 view(s)
  • flybynite's Avatar
    07-10-2020, 07:25 AM
    For the electrically challenged among us, a not-too-technical article about ammeters and shunts. https://www.bluesea.com/resources/552
    13 replies | 507 view(s)
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