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  1. Slick Magneto synchronisation symptoms/problems?

    Yup, sure did, as I said above, the key thing I didnít know on Friday was snapping the impulse and then turning back and once I knew this syncing them to within .1 of a degree took about 15 minutes....
  2. Slick Magneto synchronisation symptoms/problems?

    Thanks to everyone in this thread for your time and shared wisdom [emoji106][emoji8] Back at the airport this morning, all done now and waiting for the check over from my engineer and engineering...
  3. Perfect! Thanks! Iíll give it a try tomorrow...

    Perfect! Thanks! Iíll give it a try tomorrow [emoji41]


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    Sounds good youíre getting plenty of O290 spares,...

    Sounds good youíre getting plenty of O290 spares, I understand spares availability is the main problem with keeping those engines going. Youíll love the PA-12, Iíve got plenty of hours in the PA-18...
  5. :up I started with this idea, but was worried...

    :up I started with this idea, but was worried about the viewing angle error, so used an engineer's mirror so I could line up the crankcase line with the ring gear mark. I ended up using a straight...
  6. Slick Magneto synchronisation symptoms/problems?

    Thanks for this Grant, I do have a brilliant engineer that I can ask for help, but I do like to do my research first before asking him :) To respond to your earlier, very comprehensive and helpful...
  7. Slick Magneto synchronisation symptoms/problems?

    Ok, so this is the ground screw (thatís supplied with the Mag but not pre installed) that the other P Lead connection goes to Iím thinking? I have installed this screw and am using it for the other P...
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    Sounds great! What was the altitude, RPM and prop...

    Sounds great! What was the altitude, RPM and prop type/pitch and diameter at 115mph cruise?

    Cheers


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  9. Thanks! Do you mean to the mag body? Whereís the...

    Thanks! Do you mean to the mag body? Whereís the best point to put the clip on?


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  10. Slick Magneto synchronisation symptoms/problems?

    Thanks John!! What Iím not getting though is why the impulse is still ďliveĒ and lighting the L light even with the mag switch off, when the non impulse mag currents are not live and therefore not...
  11. The 4370 and 4371 are both brand new factory...

    The 4370 and 4371 are both brand new factory exchange units, so I was expecting them to be 100%, BUT I did find a few reports of even brand new ones having faults when researching my problems before...
  12. Thank you!! Iíve got the black clip on one of the...

    Thank you!! Iíve got the black clip on one of the engine to engine mount tie straps, so it SHOULD be ok, but Iíll test it with my meter on Monday before I start [emoji106]

    Would this maybe explain...
  13. Perfect!!! Iíve been holding the lower prop blade...

    Perfect!!! Iíve been holding the lower prop blade tight and against my body, which Iíve now learned makes moving 0.1 degree at a time pretty accurate [emoji106]

    Iíve been ďfeelingĒ the small mag...
  14. Yes, Iíve got all the top plugs out [emoji106] ...

    Yes, Iíve got all the top plugs out [emoji106]

    Iím going to have another go on Monday, using all the advice from this thread and if Iím still struggling, Iíll use the pins again and start over...
  15. Thanks Web! The impulse backing advice and info...

    Thanks Web! The impulse backing advice and info particularly useful [emoji106]

    Iím doing all the timing, getting the lights to come on and tone change, to happen at 25 degrees which is the timing...
  16. Slick Magneto synchronisation symptoms/problems?

    I thought timing the 4370 and 4371 with a 3 wire/2 light synch box would be easy but........ these are the symptoms Iíve noticed, are these normal or something more sinister?

    1 When the impulse...
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    Sticky: Ha ha!!! Really good point!! Me too, now you...

    Ha ha!!! Really good point!! Me too, now you mention it!!

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    Sticky: WOW and thank you!!! Yes, thatís the line I was...

    WOW and thank you!!! Yes, thatís the line I was looking at, although it looks nowhere near 1/8Ē wide!!!

    If I needed convincing, thatís further convinced me to wrestle the muffler and heat shroud...
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    The blob from the black CHT lagoon

    This one was clinging on tightly Web :roll: so we used a smooth tube with a drilling bit on the very end to get rid of it!!

    Ibefore

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    and after!!

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    sounds like you’ve come across THE BLOB before...

    sounds like you’ve come across THE BLOB before Web?!!
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    The blob from the black CHT lagoon

    I'm fitting 4*CHT thermocouples to monitor the new motor in my PA-12. Cylinders #1 and #3 installed just fine, but the probe fitting wouldn't catch in #2 and the whole hole felt too short and too...
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    Thanks SW! I've been in contact with Dawley...

    Thanks SW! I've been in contact with Dawley Aviation and they can definitely repair the stack, cost seems reasonable and turnaround is a couple of weeks. I'm following up 2 other options first, but...
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    Yes, they are all made to order these days and...

    Yes, they are all made to order these days and because of differences from aircraft to aircraft (??) the repair shop will typically need the orginal sending in, so it can be used as a template. In my...
  24. To answer my own question and to help everyone...

    To answer my own question and to help everyone else who'd like to know, the thread type is AN4 JIC Flare and I've got the adapter in my hand to prove it :)
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    Sticky: Just to confirm I'm seeing this right, is the...

    Just to confirm I'm seeing this right, is the crack running along the top of the tube towards the mid right and angling up from left to right?
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