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    Ran the new teflon hose to the left side for a...

    Ran the new teflon hose to the left side for a better fit:

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    The vent knob lets air into the cabin, the heat...

    The vent knob lets air into the cabin, the heat knob modulates hot air from the muffler shroud.
    Was up today, 5*F, vent full open, heat about 2/3. Plenty of heat.
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    My 76 180J has four studs on the floor that the...

    My 76 180J has four studs on the floor that the middle seat legs clip to (factory original). Removing/installing takes less than a minute. I can't imagine anything easier other than Dodge type...
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    I have the ADC remote spin on filter similar to...

    I have the ADC remote spin on filter similar to Airwolf. Makes oil changes quick and clean. It’s been flawless over 20 years.
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    I have the same issue with the rotted rubber...

    I have the same issue with the rotted rubber alternator bushings. You did well. Cheapest I found was $215 each! Earlier and later models did not use rubber bushings so I'm making steel bushings.
  6. Tom, I was re-rigging last few days and recall...

    Tom, I was re-rigging last few days and recall the book says aileron carry through cable tension is 40#.
    The Trio aileron servo is attached by a rod to the RH bellcrank. Were there any changes...
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    Selkirk. Very strong and durable. If you can...

    Selkirk. Very strong and durable. If you can get to Coeur d'Alene have them do it for you. Will save a huge amount of time.
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    To answer your question about pre '77 panels, the...

    To answer your question about pre '77 panels, the yoke control shaft is higher in the pre '77 skywagons so they couldn't stack the DG and AI in the center, above the control shaft.
    So you need to...
  9. Remote filter makes oil changes clean and quick. ...

    Remote filter makes oil changes clean and quick. I hike up a plastic garbage bag up to the filter bracket and clamp it. While the oil is draining from the pan I punch a hole in the filter. Never...
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    Both servos use rods attached directly to the...

    Both servos use rods attached directly to the bellcrank. No bridles gripping wires.
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    I haven’t noticed any difference in control feel....

    I haven’t noticed any difference in control feel.
    It has a nice function called PCS, pilot controlled steering. With servos engaged, you push and hold the yoke disc button, put the plane in the...
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    C180J. $3,400 for the autopilot, $2,700 for...

    C180J. $3,400 for the autopilot, $2,700 for install kit/STC, and 50 hours for the install. Hooked up to a GTN650 gives VNAV capability. About half the cost of an old STEC.
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    Just got the Trio a/p installed. Only had time...

    Just got the Trio a/p installed. Only had time for a short test flight but it's slick. Did an LPV approach (VFR) and was impressed with the smoothness. Needles dead centered all the way down....
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    I bought the Install kit at Sun N Fun last week. ...

    I bought the Install kit at Sun N Fun last week. They had a show special. I had a long discussion with Mark from The STC Group. There is a big install disparity between what most of the shops...
  15. That's not a Cessna seat rail. It's a piece of...

    That's not a Cessna seat rail. It's a piece of passenger seat track from a DC-3.
    But it's a standard part. You can get it anywhere cheap. Sorry I don't have a better pic.
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    Seat track mounted to spar carrythrough. Plenty of factory installed plate nuts to secure.
    Put the rings wherever you need them.
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