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    We just finished installing the new R1224 voltage...

    We just finished installing the new R1224 voltage regulator (Quality Aircraft Accessories) and checked the electrical system with all lights and avionics systems turned on. The Plane Power R1224 was...
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    A quick update: I purchased the Plane Power R1224...

    A quick update: I purchased the Plane Power R1224 from Quality Aircraft Accessories ($200) and removed the old regulator and over voltage relay. The holes in the new regulator didn't match up with...
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    I've been giving this a second thought. Rather...

    I've been giving this a second thought. Rather than purchasing accessories piecemeal and then discovering that wasn't the problem, I decided to contact Quality Aircraft Accessories (formerly Interav)...
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    No offense taken. Will order a new OVR tomorrow....

    No offense taken. Will order a new OVR tomorrow. Thanks.
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    Today I ran some numbers as you requested. With...

    Today I ran some numbers as you requested. With engine off, the battery draw was 12.68. Then with taxi light 12.06, and landing light 11.98. I pulled the OVR circuit breaker and started the acft. ...
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    Keep those helpful hints coming. There is a...

    Keep those helpful hints coming. There is a wealth of information in this group! I'll be starting to record some numbers either tonight (10/21) or tomorrow, beginning with the battery's current draw...
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    I will put that on my checklist next time I visit...

    I will put that on my checklist next time I visit the airport. The new LED's are supposed to draw a fraction of the current that the standard 4509 bulbs do. I've also thought about pulling the OVR...
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    Electrical System "Shutdown"

    My electrical system goes into discharge nearly every time I turn on the landing lights. I installed new LED landing lights in an effort to solve this problem (to draw less amperage) but the...
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    Thanks for the help! Had a large caribiner...

    Thanks for the help! Had a large caribiner around the tail wheel spring and then clipped into it. Thought an eye bolt would even be easier, but fretting the tail wheel yoke casting could get very...
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    Scott Tailwheel Eye Bolt

    Just installed a power winch to pull the Cub back into the hangar. Almost impossible to do by hand when it's icy. Thought installing an eye bolt would make towing much easier rather than wrapping...
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    I rechecked the baffles and did find some minor...

    I rechecked the baffles and did find some minor leakage and subsequently sealed them with high heat silicone. However at cruise setting I didn't see much difference in temps. I've rigged up the...
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    Many thanks to CanTom12, Oliver, and Steve...

    Many thanks to CanTom12, Oliver, and Steve Pierce. When I get the manometer and the tubes rigged, I'll report my findings. Thanks again!
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    I must say there's a wealth of information on...

    I must say there's a wealth of information on this forum! Wish I would have used it sooner! One last question/s re measuring pressure differential between upper and lower cowls: I'm guessing this...
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    I have had a JP Instruments gauge for a long...

    I have had a JP Instruments gauge for a long time. This measures EGT as well as CHT on the 0-320. Even though we've attempted to seal up the baffles (after a rebuild), I'm guessing there's still...
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    Please excuse my lack of knowledge on "H2O". ...

    Please excuse my lack of knowledge on "H2O". Could someone please explain that to me? CHT on #3 and #4 are running too high...I've seen 405 on #3 in this "warm" weather. Oil temp normal. We've...
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    I won't know until I reinstall the carburetor,...

    I won't know until I reinstall the carburetor, but that's good information to know. Thanks.
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    We've done just about everything regarding engine...

    We've done just about everything regarding engine cooling, e.g. sealing up cooling baffles...but the engine (O-320-A2B) still runs too warm. So I've taken off the carburetor, delivered it to the AI...
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    Very nice. Bet you're glad to be finished. What...

    Very nice. Bet you're glad to be finished. What process did you use for recovering?
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    Fuel Quick Drains

    I hope this works, because whenever I have to completely drain a fuel tank, it's impossible to avoid spillage. I ordered the "2500 lock open" drain from Aircraft Spruce (West) and should have them...
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    Fuel Quick Drains

    I hope this post works! New to the organization and forgive the mistakes. Looking for a new set of fuel quick drains for 1976 Supercub. Currently the fuel is checked with a probe. But when a tank...
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    Here in eastern Washington, the fuel distributors...

    Here in eastern Washington, the fuel distributors warn us about using ethanol-laced fuel in our small aircraft due to its affinity for water and its supposedly harmful effect on certain fuel systems....
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    Thank you, all ! This has really been helpful.

    Thank you, all ! This has really been helpful.
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    CHT/EGT Temps

    What are the optimum CHT/EGT temps for Lycoming 0-320A2B in cruise flight? Appreciate your help. Thanks.
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