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  1. Rick Fryeburg at SUBSALVE USA. (401) 884-8801 His...

    Rick Fryeburg at SUBSALVE USA. (401) 884-8801 His enclosed salvage lift bags will lift 62 pounds for every cubic foot of air pumped into it. A standard 80 cubic foot scuba bottle will lift more than...
  2. As far as snow goes the model T with its skinny...

    As far as snow goes the model T with its skinny tires and soft clutch engagement was the go to winter vehicle in the hinterlands of central PA. That lasted until the second hand Willys Jeeps and...
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    Steve, I am going to try that route with my...

    Steve,
    I am going to try that route with my mechanic and see if I can reason with him. Your quote from Will Rogers is a classic, another of his I love is " Good judgement comes from experience, and...
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    Not sure Bob, I think the Pittsburgh fsdo put my...

    Not sure Bob, I think the Pittsburgh fsdo put my mechanic through a meat grinder for some personal reasons and he is very careful. Point of fact our mechanic has kept several people flying in our...
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    SJ, did you get a copy of a field approval for...

    SJ,
    did you get a copy of a field approval for the lower door or did your mechanic succumb to your overpowering logic and good looks? My mechanic feels the local fsdo is "after" him and does not...
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    Sam Scriiva BVI, not fast but good, will teach...

    Sam Scriiva BVI, not fast but good, will teach you to do it yourself if interested. Really a good guy, my hangar is available for your use there as my cub is currently on floats.
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    I have a stock pa18 150 exhaust system sitting in...

    I have a stock pa18 150 exhaust system sitting in my hangar , ( got a sutton that I am happy with) would be willing to send it to you if that would help.
  9. Thread: Cub Fuel Issues

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    I did the Atlee Dodge filler necks with the...

    I did the Atlee Dodge filler necks with the current list of upgrades and stc's. I am very happy with the fit, finish and apparent strength of the repair as done by Dodge's shop. It was a bit pricey...
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    Need help with pc680 install

    Does anyone have approval for installing the certified version of the PC680!battery in a certifed PA18-150? Just about finished with a 3 year process to overhaul engine, repair fuel tanks, install...
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    Can anyone provide an estimate of the weight and...

    Can anyone provide an estimate of the weight and moment for the Edo 2000's That would help with the final location choice.
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    We plan to do a fresh weight and balance on her...

    We plan to do a fresh weight and balance on her with all the lightening mods that are installed. Perhaps just temporarily install the battery in the original position and move the battery and bracket...
  13. Thread: Dodge Cummins

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    Currently run 4 pre07 cummins in my diver fleet....

    Currently run 4 pre07 cummins in my diver fleet. Young divers know 2 speeds- full ahead and broke! Cummins in dodges are about the only thing I can get to survive their torture. The auto trannys...
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    Pa18 firewall mounted battery

    Just finishing the final steps of reassembling my supercub after a 3 year upgrade. Fresh overhaul,new baffles, rear mount oil cooler, sutton exhaust, lightweight starter, new nosebowl, new fuel...
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    That would be the plan!

    That would be the plan!
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    Thank you, exactly the info I need!

    Thank you, exactly the info I need!
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    Edo 2000 on stock pa18 150

    Just finishing my long awaited engine overhaul, happened to notice edo 2000 floats available in classifieds. Contacted current owner and committed to buying floats. Now my mechanic ( not really a cub...
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    Thanks Mike that's probably the right path,...

    Thanks Mike that's probably the right path, everyone here is a bit nervous of the fsdo as they have been handing out reprimand letters to the local mechanics for some I believe political reasons. I...
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    Pa18 tank overhaul

    Just got my fuel tanks back from F A Dodge after replacement of the fuel filler neck and general repair ( first class folks!), When i called aircraft spruce for fuel hose they told me the h6000 hose...
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    UPDATE ADDITION: Camshaft had started to break...

    UPDATE ADDITION: Camshaft had started to break through nitriding at shared lobes, tappet bodies showed effects of nitride breakthrough also at shared lobes, camshaft is probably rebuildable, however...
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    Update mechanic is very busy reassembling a...

    Update mechanic is very busy reassembling a school plane so no "professional opinion" but rings are not sharp edged and bore of cylinders are glass smooth with no crosshatch evident, which may...
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    The engine is off and on stand. Cylinders,...

    The engine is off and on stand. Cylinders, accessory case and oil pan are off. I am ready to split case but am waiting for IA to have time to assist as I am a virgin as far as getting this deep into...
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    Much thanks to all for the advice, will talk to...

    Much thanks to all for the advice, will talk to Bart and aircraft specialties, I will assess cam when I see it but I am assuming new is likely required. I will do my best to document my overhaul...
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    Stewartb that sounds just like what I am headed...

    Stewartb that sounds just like what I am headed for. My AI owns part of a flight school and commonly field overhauls their engines. He is fine with me doing the work and him inspecting as we proceed....
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    Already added a washer under the spring cover, I...

    Already added a washer under the spring cover, I will try cam guard to assist with oil on plugs. Stewartb your advice is hitting home , I will advise as I get quotes.
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