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    The object with the strip of hose is to insert it...

    The object with the strip of hose is to insert it into the receptical so the screw goes in tightly against the hose material on one side and the hole/ metal on the other.allowing it to be tightened...
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    Just ran across this old post and had lots of...

    Just ran across this old post and had lots of time on my hands so here is my method if anyone is interested.Cut a little thin strip of clear neoprene hose and insert it in the subject hole.Then run...
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    Gordon,This frame was built in 1994.When I got it...

    Gordon,This frame was built in 1994.When I got it I mounted the gear from my plane built in 1954 and flew it for over 25 years that way ..The only thing that has changed is the new univair gear.When...
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    We have run a 15/16th rod thru the attach lugs...

    We have run a 15/16th rod thru the attach lugs and they are very straight .A 3/8 rod is a bit tight.All three gear we have . have mounted easily.The left hand leading edge upper bolt is the only one...
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    Steve ,thanks for the post. but, I had this...

    Steve ,thanks for the post. but, I had this fuselage built for me by Jim Soares at Rocky mountain Airframe in 1994and at that time he was building frames for Univair. If you ordered a piper super cub...
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    well here is the latest info I have on my...

    well here is the latest info I have on my tracking problem , I shipped my new gear and my old gear to univair as they requested and they ,after putting my old gear in thier jig, said that it did not...
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    1.We have determined that the left gear is toed...

    1.We have determined that the left gear is toed out and the right is toed in.
    Measured at 70 inches ahead of the wheel the left is about 2 3/8 inches further from the center line than the right...
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    Place the laser on the top of the forward gear...

    Place the laser on the top of the forward gear leg and shoot down the center of the tube. The axle is just an extension of the forward gear leg.Now you will have to jockey the laser here a little to...
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    OK,Checked the gear attach points and all spot...

    OK,Checked the gear attach points and all spot on. Also checked the left gear leg by running a laser light down the front of the left forward gear leg and out the axle as suggested by the Univair...
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    Talked to Univair today and they assured me that...

    Talked to Univair today and they assured me that the jig they use is spot on. They jig it with zero toe in or out ...straight ahead. They said some one must have made a hard landing in my plane and...
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    Steve thank you for your concern here. The...

    Steve thank you for your concern here. The fuselage on my airplane was replaced in 1994 by Jim Soars at Rocky Mountain Air frames. He built up a new fuselage with the L21 window configuration from...
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    tracking gear

    Well sir , anything is possible , but with over 1200 hrs in this airplane and the fact that this problem just showed up with the addition of a set of new landing gear , I do not think that is the...
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    last check done today .it seems a both wheels are...

    last check done today .it seems a both wheels are pointed left . the left wheel is toed out5/16 inch and the right wheel is toed in by 9/16 0f an inch... both going to the left.So no wonder it wants...
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    The answer is simple.The old gear was put on the...

    The answer is simple.The old gear was put on the cub in 1954 and the aircraft appeared to have been under water at one time because the fuselage hade to be replaced in 1994 but the gear was not. So I...
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    You are correct indeed ,the tires do not work...

    You are correct indeed ,the tires do not work well so shot the lines using the rotors and got better readings but still showing toe out on the left side .Seems like every time we measure we get some...
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    Here is what I did today .The result was a bit...

    Here is what I did today .The result was a bit hard to believe if I did this correctly. I shot a laser line down the center of fuselage and marked the laser dot on the hanger door. Then put a...
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    [QUOTE=Steve Pierce;803155]How did the plane...

    [QUOTE=Steve Pierce;803155]How did the plane react prior to the gear swap? Was the gear the only thing changed?
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    that was all that was done.checked today and showed 1/4 inch toe in at...
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    tramcking

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    Thanks Bob , I thought that would be the answer...

    Thanks Bob , I thought that would be the answer but now confirmed.
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    New landing gear tracking?

    How should the wheels be installed on a stock L21B with 800x6 tires so as to have the plane track straight with the tail wheel centered? Just installed new Univair stock gear and taxing everything...
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    stits 140poly should never have been named...

    stits 140poly should never have been named military orange yellow cause it was not as orange as cub yellow.That caused lot of confusion I believe.
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    Just trying to remove the potential ignition...

    Just trying to remove the potential ignition source in case of an accident.I would probably use only in an emergency or a difficult landing situations,which many of mine seem to be now days.Thanks...
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    Isolating battery

    Looking for information on mounting a relay at the stock battery location behind the rear bulkhead on my L21B, with a switch on the inst panel that will kill the power to the Master switch mounted on...
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    Please let me know if you find such a plan as my...

    Please let me know if you find such a plan as my A/C will also turn 65 next year.The original 0290D2 engine is still running strong after several overhauls but nearing it's last probably at...
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    I have not read and understood this complete thread so please excuse my butting in .But , If this is a situation is like I had with a generator paired with a zeftronics regulator not working on an...
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