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    Belly Pod

    I will be using my Cessna 180 on our family owned Part 135 certificate. It is a 1967 180H with a robertson stol. I have an 0-470R motor 235 hp straight from continental. i have all the upgrades i...
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    Fine Wire plugs are an obvious way to go as far...

    Fine Wire plugs are an obvious way to go as far as spark plugs. I have only ran slick Mags and don't change them very often... usually once maybe twice we change a left mag on an IO-540 in the 2400...
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    I have a few places in mind that i would like to...

    I have a few places in mind that i would like to use 35" tires for moose/bear season. i really want to get those nice shock absorbers too. My 31" tires are 8 years old now and I acquired some 10inch...
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    Man I ended up fiberglassing my old stall scoop,...

    Man I ended up fiberglassing my old stall scoop, two layers on the front and one layer on the back. I looked all over, although i think sutton might have some in palmer. McFarlane doesn't make them...
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    Super Cub Wings

    Alright so i pulled two PA-18 Wings off the ceiling. My Grandpa bought the super cub brand new in 1978. I think it was wrecked in 1996...The wings are completely stock. The right wing is rebuildable....
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    I am going to send one of my spare props in and...

    I am going to send one of my spare props in and get it re-pitched to 42.5. During sports fishing season id rather have speed then take off performance, cruising around at 83mph all day doesn't cut it.
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    Yeah need to quite running the cub like a...

    Yeah need to quite running the cub like a cherokee 6 lol. My dad harps at everyone to run at 2350 i usually run at 2400rpm and according to the other people that fly our cub they get 83mph with 31"...
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    Yeah my dad corrected me we are getting 83mph...

    Yeah my dad corrected me we are getting 83mph with the 31” tires.
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    Lol true, I was off I just asked my dad and at...

    Lol true, I was off I just asked my dad and at 2350 we are getting 83mph.
  10. Thread: Mods

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    Mods

    I would like to get the new style fowler flaps installed on the cub wings I am taking apart to rebuild in the near future... probably next year all start lol. But I was curious if they are worth the...
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    Cub Cruise Speed 41 pitch prop

    I have 31" tires on an "A" Model Super Cub. I have the vortex generators on it, and the Atlee Dodge exhaust... anyway it cruises at 75mph to 78mph. I want to put 35" tires on it and was curious how...
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    I decided to go with the 29" alaskan bush wheels...

    I decided to go with the 29" alaskan bush wheels again. Thank you for the input sounds like those Dessers are heavy... lol I'm already disappointed about my empty weight of my 180. I didn't know the...
  13. Thread: Tires

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    Wow! Thanks for the info, decided to buy another...

    Wow! Thanks for the info, decided to buy another set of 29" bush wheels.
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    Tires

    What type of tires do you guys have on your Cessna 180/185 and why? ... Asking for Bush Alaska and not looking airspeed records lol. 31' Bush wheel or 31' Desser? Right now I'm running 10x8 rims with...
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    thanks mike

    thanks mike
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    I didn't even know how the stall warning worked...

    I didn't even know how the stall warning worked until I had to investigate why it quite working. It isn't a robertson stol thing, if you have a horn in the leading edge wing root of your left wing, I...
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    Thanks Denny, going to check a few more out today.

    Thanks Denny, going to check a few more out today.
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    Ok cool, I found some wings from a 1953 180 going...

    Ok cool, I found some wings from a 1953 180 going to check today. Thank You.
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    pneumatic stall warning

    Does anyone know where to look for a stall warning scoop. I have a 1967 Cessna 180 (with a pneumatic stall warning system.) I took my stall horn out which started to work fine after I cleaned it. So...
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