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  1. Thanks Bob, I experimented with the brakes when...

    Thanks Bob, I experimented with the brakes when the wheel was jacked up and it took a significant movement of the pedal for the wheel to show an effect and I also retested the brakes when initially...
  2. Hi Web, I jacked up the wheel on Tuesday and it...

    Hi Web, I jacked up the wheel on Tuesday and it spun really freely...... I removed the cotter pin and checked the wheel nut and it was maybe one flat too tight (maybe a 1/16 of a turn) based on the...
  3. Thank you for the lightning fast response Web!!...

    Thank you for the lightning fast response Web!! Will that method allow for some heat expansion? I flew right after changing the tyre and no problem, a month later and + 15 degrees C and it FELT LIKE...
  4. Play with securing nut on refitting wheels

    How much gap should there be between the axle nut and the wheel when setting the cotter pin?

    Fitted mine snug in cold temps and felt like it grabbed and swung us starboard on lifting the tail on...
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    I'm assuming you also upgraded your wheels to do...

    I'm assuming you also upgraded your wheels to do this?
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    THANK YOU everybody for the offers and...

    THANK YOU everybody for the offers and entertainment :)

    I lucked in with a UK company called Watts Tyres who had literally just reeceived a shipment that morning and it contained 2 x 8.00x4...
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    I’ve just looked at the Desser site and there’s...

    I’ve just looked at the Desser site and there’s no stock of these tires. Is there really no other option? I really need to replace my tires soon!!
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    This may be the answer to my question in the next...

    This may be the answer to my question in the next post Steve!! Do you have any pics of these plates please? THANKS Philly
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    Whichever material you use, make sure they're...

    Whichever material you use, make sure they're pretty close to the rear of the rudder pedal groove. I'm still using the original plates that came with my 12, although I've replaced the carpet and...
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    Ok, Iíll try them next, thanks Jeff! By the...

    Ok, Iíll try them next, thanks Jeff!

    By the way, I noticed in another thread you were asking about the trim pulley. Iíve asked and answered quite a few questions about this and have replaced my...
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    GREAT to hear!! Iíve heard horror stories of...

    GREAT to hear!! Iíve heard horror stories of trying to get filters off!!

    Iíve got the Champion one it came with on at the moment and ordered a couple more of those. Are Tempest better? I could...
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    PERFECT!!! Thatís exactly what I fitted last year...

    PERFECT!!! Thatís exactly what I fitted last year and Iím delighted with it too!!!!

    I was going to pass on Billís advice about using cheap auto filters for the first couple of break-in starts and...
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    All sounds v.familiar from my firewall forward...

    All sounds v.familiar from my firewall forward replacement last year!!!

    Question, have you fitted a spin on oil filter? Or still with the ďbrick catcherĒ mesh filter?


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    Bush Pilotís Survival Kit

    NICE .308 !!

    Youíve just made my day!!! Iíve done lots of mechanical work on my 12 and itís now just the paint that lets it down, itís on Ceconite which is still in almost 100% great condition...
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    Thanks for the info! Was the finish part of a new...

    Thanks for the info! Was the finish part of a new covering, or applied to existing fabric? The whole job looks brand new!! [emoji1303][emoji1306]


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  16. Ha ha yes!! My late 1950s hand just about goes...

    Ha ha yes!! My late 1950s hand just about goes through the ring!!!!


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    On the one hand, lucky that the sling hadnít been...

    On the one hand, lucky that the sling hadnít been fitted, but if the bear was planning on carrying on running, like in the story above, seems very sad for the bear

    #GuessWeíllNeverKnow


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  18. Wow, well done on being able to do the work from...

    Wow, well done on being able to do the work from the inside only [emoji1303]

    Iíve had no problems at all with the inspection panel there, itís just a standard ring with the pop in/out cover type....
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    WOW!! That is a BEAUTIFUL photo of a BEAUTIFUL...

    WOW!! That is a BEAUTIFUL photo of a BEAUTIFUL paint job!!! Which system is that? The depth of colour and shine are amazing!!


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  20. Yes, definitely fit the trim access panel!! Easy...

    Yes, definitely fit the trim access panel!! Easy to do and makes everything MUCH easier!!5401954020


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  21. Oilite bearings for sure!! Sent from my iPad...

    Oilite bearings for sure!!


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    In my case it was the front pulley that was...

    In my case it was the front pulley that was slipping and a relatively easy fix by ordering one from Univair :)

    Lots of people said it wasnít likely it was the front pulley, so after doing a lot of...
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    PA-18 Trim Creep

    Iíve posted quite a few times on my own installation of the Oilite bearings, including photos etc and posted recently on another trim thread.

    Given that this problem happens at higher speeds, it...
  24. Aha!! Yes, I can see the similarity!! 53650

    Aha!! Yes, I can see the similarity!!

    53650
  25. I like the Funk(y) name!! These are fibreglass...

    I like the Funk(y) name!! These are fibreglass and apparently moulded from original Piper ones
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