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    That will work but only with an ammeter designed...

    That will work but only with an ammeter designed for use with an external shunt. That's the point of using an external shunt; Place the shunt where needed and connect it to the ammeter with small...
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    Just a point on the geometry of the situation. If...

    Just a point on the geometry of the situation. If you get the bearings or install the sleeves, the brake disc is going to run in the same location as before. The position of the disc/wheel does not...
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    Somebody please explain how replacing seat belts...

    Somebody please explain how replacing seat belts requires any paperwork beyond a log entry. Web
  4. First off, you need to go past the impulse...

    First off, you need to go past the impulse coupling and let it snap before you can set that mag's timing. The purpose of the impulse coupling is to delay the spark until the piston is closer to top...
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    Preferably on the battery box itself. It's there...

    Preferably on the battery box itself. It's there to turn off battery power to as much as possible. The cable from the positive terminal to the switch/solenoid needs to be as short as possible.

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    [QUOTE=Steve Pierce;777388]Butt Ugly? All in the...

    [QUOTE=Steve Pierce;777388]Butt Ugly? All in the eye of the beholder.

    Some butts are prettier than others.

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    Curious why you are choosing metal wings over...

    Curious why you are choosing metal wings over fabric? I was always told that fabric wings perform better at lower speeds.

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    Fuses/breakers are safety items, so don't forget...

    Fuses/breakers are safety items, so don't forget that. They prevent fires/loss of equipment, and possible human damage. Certified or not, that's an area where price shouldn't over ride purpose.

    I...
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    Why would fuses be better than beakers? Web

    Why would fuses be better than beakers?

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    Only if they switch to digital tachs at the same...

    Only if they switch to digital tachs at the same time!

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    That line of Icom radios was made to replace the...

    That line of Icom radios was made to replace the KY-97A. And after the -A200, -A210, and A220, the KY-97A continues to be built and sells well. Hmmm. . . .

    Any of the smaller Garmins work well and...
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    Not sure how to phrase this question. But, is CAR...

    Not sure how to phrase this question. But, is CAR 4a considered an update to the original CAR 4? If not, then why? If so, then wouldn't it simply supercede CAR 4? Also, since there are several dates...
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    Also, you stated that you purchased Bogert...

    Also, you stated that you purchased Bogert p-leads. Their instructions direct you to connect center conductor to p-lead/switch and shield to mag body/ground tab.

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    This is NOT correct. IF the ground tab is...

    This is NOT correct.

    IF the ground tab is connected to airframe ground AND the mags/engine/engine mount are all grounded properly, this may be true. But, as some of us detailed above, the shield...
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    Checking with an ohmmeter is the same for any mag...

    Checking with an ohmmeter is the same for any mag switch. Open contacts = mag is 'on'.

    'OFF' - continuity between 'Left' and 'ground' and 'Right' and 'ground'.
    'Left' - No continuity between...
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    If the switch passes checks then it's good. ...

    If the switch passes checks then it's good.

    Don't get wrapped around the axle over p-leads. It's as simple as it gets whether it's Slicks or Bendix. Each p-lead is a shielded, single conductor...
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    A Bendix replacement switch isn't original...

    A Bendix replacement switch isn't original enough? If not, find a used switch that passes inspection.

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    For anyone needing isolation washers: ...

    For anyone needing isolation washers:

    Switchcraft brand, part numbers S1028 and S1029. One has a shoulder that fits into a 7/16" hole. the other fits over the jack threads from the other side of...
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    Of course. If you read the A.D. or the service...

    Of course. If you read the A.D. or the service bulletin, the procedure called out for checking switch operation, is something that should be done at each annual anyways.

    My issue, when finding a...
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    Without being my usual sarcastic self (Sigtronics...

    Without being my usual sarcastic self (Sigtronics and Icom connected together?!). Sorry

    Huge red flag with the jacks grounded to the airframe. Even the installation instructions from Sig say to...
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    Some OEM drawings show the ground tab, from the...

    Some OEM drawings show the ground tab, from the switch, connected to the airframe. This works, assuming the mags are properly grounded to the engine and that the engine is grounded to the airframe,...
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    Temporarily install the toggles and see if the...

    Temporarily install the toggles and see if the symptoms change. If so, the switch was the problem. if not it's p-leads or mags.

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    Do you have the emergency jacks installed? Are...

    Do you have the emergency jacks installed? Are your mic and audio jacks grounded to the airframe or are they mounted with isolation washers? Did you verify operations as per the modification...
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    Not buying the fuel control as the problem. With...

    Not buying the fuel control as the problem. With every other EGT being off, there is a problem unique to one side only. Either a problem with fuel delivery to one side or an induction problem on one...
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    I do like the idea of the solid bar inside, to...

    I do like the idea of the solid bar inside, to connect the elevator cables.

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