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    I owned 2 Taylorcraft at the same time…one had a...

    I owned 2 Taylorcraft at the same time…one had a C-85-8 with McCauley 71-42…the second nearly same empty weight had a C90-12F (I still own this one) with a Sensenich 76AK-2-40…..the 90 was a far...
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    I don’t remember where I got mine, but they are...

    I don’t remember where I got mine, but they are Hooker harness Y type attached by welding a tab and using AN4 bolt. Left cluster for front harness, middle of diagonal tube for back seater. Works...
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    I just put 4 Superior Millenium cylinders on my...

    I just put 4 Superior Millenium cylinders on my O200. I hope these stand the test of time…they look like very good quality. I understand that O200 and C90 are the same cylinders with different valve...
  4. I built some aluminum ones too…you could easily...

    I built some aluminum ones too…you could easily adapt your inside the strut cable to aluminum struts. I bought my stuff from Southern Aero LLC
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  6. Is there a smoking rivet?

    Is there a smoking rivet?
  7. Lol, I did a top overhaul…that fixed mine

    Lol, I did a top overhaul…that fixed mine
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    My builder assist program was all of you on...

    My builder assist program was all of you on sc.org as well as many good seminars and you tube. I managed to build the airplane and troubleshoot issues, perform maintenance, fabricate, cover,...
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    I found a few things in there. definatley not as...

    I found a few things in there. definatley not as much stuff as years gone by.
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    56989 56990 56991 more from Klessig farms fly...

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    more from Klessig farms fly out lunch
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    I met some cool people at New Holstein as well,...

    I met some cool people at New Holstein as well, one guy I knew from years ago…,he was an Faa guy… left there to start his own shop….he got hooked on Supercubs while we were doing fly outs and...
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    I went through all the vendors and enjoyed most...

    I went through all the vendors and enjoyed most of the conversations that I had…I was struck by one thing….at a major backcountry aircraft manufacturers display I talked to a nice gentleman who built...
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    I left before the big (not so big) storm. Had a...

    I left before the big (not so big) storm. Had a good time though….even though they stuck me and my experimental Cub in a sea of RV’s in Homebuilt camping lol.
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    My biggest mistake was leaving Sunday for...

    My biggest mistake was leaving Sunday for Oshkosh, New Holstein was way better! Lol. Thanks to all who did the heavy lifting allowing us to enjoy this gathering.
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    Nice red color ….love it

    Nice red color ….love it
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    Waiting for rain to quit so I can test fly, but I...

    Waiting for rain to quit so I can test fly, but I gained almost 75rpm on static run up. More than expected.
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    56861 56862 56863 that was a fun day. I got...

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    that was a fun day. I got all the baffles on, timed back to 28 degrees (no more old cylinder service bulletin) I’ll look it over good after a good nights sleep and away we...
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    I pulled the motor, removed all four jugs…the...

    I pulled the motor, removed all four jugs…the valve that stuck was starting to burn…would not have lasted too long. I will assemble with 4 new cylinders tomorrow using the torquing process as if...
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    I could not get that exhaust valve to go into the...

    I could not get that exhaust valve to go into the cylinder after I removed the keepers…. I worked it back and forth with lube but it got very tight at the end….then we checked the pushrod and it has...
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    Ok guys…I’m looking for advice…I’ve swapped one...

    Ok guys…I’m looking for advice…I’ve swapped one jug without pulling the motor, but I’m aiming to do all 4 on Wednesday and Thursday….is it worth the effort tho pull the motor and place on a stand? I...
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    I was unable to get the valve freed up enough to...

    I was unable to get the valve freed up enough to ream the guide on the plane. Also checked the pushrod….ever so slight wobble in a drill. There was a fair amount of crusty carbon build up on the...
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    I use gascolator to drain as well

    I use gascolator to drain as well
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    I am borescoping all 4….we have an expensive flex...

    I am borescoping all 4….we have an expensive flex cam at work that I can take pictures and video with if I want…nice led light on the end. I should be able to see the stems some with the valve open....
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    https://www.avweb.com/ownership/dealing-with-stuck...

    https://www.avweb.com/ownership/dealing-with-stuck-valves/

    I decided to call my IA…I told him I’d feel best if I reamed the valve guide. He offered to help as he has done it before and he will...
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    Ironically that went away after I indexed the...

    Ironically that went away after I indexed the prop 180 degrees. But I hear what your saying….it sure had been running well too. It’s not the end of the world. I’ll fix it right. It wasn’t stuck too...
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