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    Why is Hylomar no longer a good choice?

    Why is Hylomar no longer a good choice?
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    Uhh,, sometime after that when your battery died,...

    Uhh,, sometime after that when your battery died, be happy for that little tiny hard to see instrument with 60 minutes left?? :lol:
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    Looks like 60 minutes optional backup

    Looks like 60 minutes optional backup
  4. Thread: New PPONK

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    Yes, for Pponk modified, of course there are...

    Yes, for Pponk modified, of course there are differences. I was referring to any engine in general after passing through their shop. My first inquiry was regarding a factory new IO520D. I was...
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    Yep.. Just look at what Continental had to do to...

    Yep.. Just look at what Continental had to do to advertise a 10HP increase.. Crossflow heads etc. (IO550N) If it was as easy as cleaning up some ports, why on earth would the factory not choose to do...
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    I'm wondering if anyone has a torque curve from...

    I'm wondering if anyone has a torque curve from LyCon's dyno after they did the work to their engine. And really interested in a before and after...
    I haven't met anyone so far with that piece of...
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    Cryptic statement. Is this a long-held belief,...

    Cryptic statement.
    Is this a long-held belief, or based on recent input?
    Is it possible for you to provide more detail?
    I've purchased more than a few, and another on the way... just curious....
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    If you could keep your 8.5 pistons that would be...

    If you could keep your 8.5 pistons that would be great. Then all you have to do to an IO520D would be to change the intake. Steve said a "U" (I think, don't remember) style balance tube made them run...
  9. Thread: New PPONK

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    You can buy an IO520D from the factory and have...

    You can buy an IO520D from the factory and have 7.5/1 (TSIO 520) pistons put in it, and change the intake plenum ("U" model I believe but don't remember exactly) and you have a Pponk O470-50. Or...
  10. Thread: Draco

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    This is a more lengthy way of saying what G44 did...

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    That's the first thing I ask them for! Bring...

    That's the first thing I ask them for! Bring trinkets.. :)
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    If you heat a pan of water under a cold metal...

    If you heat a pan of water under a cold metal object it will cause condensation on that cold metal object. This is the reason heating only the oil pan created the theory of heaters causing corrosion....
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    Condensation is from a cold engine above a warm,...

    Condensation is from a cold engine above a warm, moist oil pan. Heating the whole engine does not cause this and won't cause condensation.
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    Hi Ron, No, sorry but I didn't look into it any...

    Hi Ron,
    No, sorry but I didn't look into it any further..
    Jose
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    The last time that happened to me (with 0470-50)...

    The last time that happened to me (with 0470-50) I changed the carburetor and that fixed it. It didn't like the throttle closed with the engine still spinning down. I'd have to catch it with throttle...
  16. Thread: C180 Jacking

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    Right or wrong, that's what I do too... usually...

    Right or wrong, that's what I do too... usually because it's the easiest since I haven't constructed any special tool for it. Knocking on wood to limit these changes to inside the hangar.
    I see some...
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    [QUOTE=KevinJ;748925]

    [QUOTE=stewartb;748919]High Power question. How do they seal the top? With a fixed hinge edge its pretty simple. And effective. How do you seal an articulating door?

    The other thing is, the door...
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    A note about the Higher Power doors... They go...

    A note about the Higher Power doors... They go straight up for the first foot, thus avoiding most snow/ice issues. They are balanced, so they need no additional structure. You can retrofit a wood...
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    I think satellite based ADSB is the way to go....

    I think satellite based ADSB is the way to go. Hooray for the Canadians..
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    There are some other things.. Gauge or not, I've...

    There are some other things..
    Gauge or not, I've always tried to learn what minimum setting would melt ice at cruise. - this is so I could use minimum heat and still not need to touch the control...
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    I spent many years without temp probes (except...

    I spent many years without temp probes (except the Otter, and on it I hadn't known the part about temp control, so we flew it like any other plane).
    On all of them I learned where the handle was to...
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    Maybe it's time to add a carb-air temp probe to...

    Maybe it's time to add a carb-air temp probe to your arsenal?
    Then you know what you're getting.
    I maintain 40 -50 fahrenheit intake temp with a carburated engine at all times. I fell into that...
  23. Thread: K&N Filters

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    I didn't know about Donaldson filters before this...

    I didn't know about Donaldson filters before this and want to say this is why I like this site. I learned something and intend to try them.
    Thanks
    Jose
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    Is anyone here familiar with the "instant...

    Is anyone here familiar with the "instant tightening" inertia reels?
    I've heard/read about their about their existence but haven't done much reading..
    Curious if someone has knowledge about them....
  25. Thread: Wildcat Cub

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    I see Pegasus on the tag. I've found that company...

    I see Pegasus on the tag. I've found that company to be great for outsize bolts, etc. too. It looks like they have a dealership from Airfasco (makers of certified AN hardware) so they sell the real...
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