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    Thanks Guys, I appreciate the help

    Thanks Guys, I appreciate the help
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    Thanks very much!

    Thanks very much!
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    Finally got her up and running! I flew around the...

    Finally got her up and running! I flew around the area for a while at full throttle but the temps crept past the 200 degree mark on my oil temp gauge and I got worried so throttled back and cooled...
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    A few pics from the close out of my local (South...

    A few pics from the close out of my local (South African) river fishing season, mid fall beaut weather, great fishing and stunning scenery. Most memorable trip of the season was springing my not...
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    Engine break in procedure C85 Stroker

    Hi all, my J3 is almost ready to get back in the skies. I have overhauled my C85 and done the stroker upgrade and was wondering what every one recommends as a engine break in procedure? I have...
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    How long do different jobs take on a J3?

    A bit of an odd query, but here is the background. My Cub is type certified so has to go through a certified shop in South Africa, I have used some guys at a local airfield and since they started the...
  7. Thread: Bushwheels

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    Thanks Glen thats great

    Thanks Glen thats great
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    Truck bed liner I presume? Did you do the liner...

    Truck bed liner I presume? Did you do the liner when the tires were new or run a bit of tread off them first?
  9. Thread: Bushwheels

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    On the subject of bushwheels, how often are...

    On the subject of bushwheels, how often are people landing on asphalt? I know the official advice is as rarely as possible but what is considered reasonable? One landing in 20 one in a 100?
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    Gabe is right I think the light is making the...

    Gabe is right I think the light is making the colour look a little more washed out than it is. I always took it just to be cub yellow! This picture may show it a little better:
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    Ha ha thanks, it was your advice that I went with...

    Ha ha thanks, it was your advice that I went with with the 29's
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    55053 29's on my cub, stroker C85 now hanging...

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    29's on my cub, stroker C85 now hanging on the front, waiting on a radio and paperwork then should be good to go
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    FS: Thanks very much

    Thanks very much
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    FS: Tango the Tri-Pacer Childrens Story

    A fun short childrens story based on one of my late fathers adventures in the family Piper Tri-Pacer. The hope is to make this into a series of short flying stories for children. The story is fun and...
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    This engine did have a prop strike a few years...

    This engine did have a prop strike a few years ago, allegedly it was shock load tested, but I found a cracked crank shaft and these cracked gears so am dubious!
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    Thanks very much! I can breath easy now. Will do...

    Thanks very much! I can breath easy now. Will do thanks very much tempdoug for all the help
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    Looks like you might be right tempdoug, looks...

    Looks like you might be right tempdoug, looks nothing like the spendy gear and a lot more like the 3513

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    Thanks for the help tempdoug, I am just going off...

    Thanks for the help tempdoug, I am just going off part numbers! When you say there are lots of good impulse mag gears, do you mean different styles or second hand?
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    ooof I see the one gear is $875 while the other...

    ooof I see the one gear is $875 while the other is $97.50, hopefully a typo!
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    Thanks tempdoug, I'll take what ever I can find!...

    Thanks tempdoug, I'll take what ever I can find! New would be the preference
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    Cracked mag timing gears, why?

    Continuing with my engine rebuild and continuing to get small nasty surprises that I am very happy I am picking up now! Both my mag timing gears are cracked (see picture below, marked in blue)....
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    WTB: C85 mag timing gears

    As the subject suggests, I am looking for mag timing gears for my C85, part numbers are 36066 and 36067, any leads appreciated.
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    Thanks guys for all the input. I have ordered the...

    Thanks guys for all the input. I have ordered the cub crafters kit and wait with baited breath for the task of fitting it, wings covered and mounted, could be interesting.
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    Thanks very much Stew very kind of you to offer,...

    Thanks very much Stew very kind of you to offer, I have ordered one and have a friend in the states who will bring it back to South Africa for me!
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    Welcome Tyler! I am also new on the site but...

    Welcome Tyler! I am also new on the site but would be keen to help out, will be a week or two till I'm near my bird but youre welcome to let me know what close ups youre after and I will see what I...
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