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    That is better than the 2.5-4 quarts I am hearing...

    That is better than the 2.5-4 quarts I am hearing for a 6 quart kidney tank...
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    napa autoparts carries the 7mm wire, the ends are...

    napa autoparts carries the 7mm wire, the ends are available from fresno. You will have to solder on the little brass end and the AN clip on for the M41E plugs if going unshielded. Al from Savage...
  3. Just sue, that will get them to change the law. ...

    Just sue, that will get them to change the law. I have heard that you cannot land float planes on the water in Wisconsin, I have not found the statute on that either.
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    Install them IAW Car (whatever) and the TSO,...

    Install them IAW Car (whatever) and the TSO, there is a tundra tire worksheet at the FAA somewhere, you may call the anchorage FSDO and ask them for a copy, it gives you a bunch of items to check off...
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    Well there is only 1 oil ring on those, the...

    Well there is only 1 oil ring on those, the others were compression and scraper rings...and have you ever weighed them and compared them to a 65 pistion? Those things were like lead slugs putting a...
  6. Doesnt the current lycoming service manual...

    Doesnt the current lycoming service manual require you to replace the rod bolts and nuts if you pull the rods? Which would be required of a certified mechanic to sign off the logs that the did IAW...
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    Most if not all of the superior AD's were on big...

    Most if not all of the superior AD's were on big continental and lycomings...I have not seen one on the small continentals.
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    Millennium failure

    I was asked to come look at a customer's airplane, they had a cylinder failure. This is on an o-300, but the jug is the same as the 0-200. C-90, and the c-85. Total time was 1400. Pilot landed...
  9. Thread: Spark plugs

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    That just adds weight, the ounces add up to...

    That just adds weight, the ounces add up to pounds quickly. If you run good plugs and get a legitimate annual and change them when they are borderline, it doesn't add any weight or require an...
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    My last pair that I had overhauled by Al at...

    My last pair that I had overhauled by Al at Savage were about $800 each 10 years ago, is he even still alive? I thought he was like 80 years old back then. He was a great guy when I last talked to...
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    I will stick with polyfiber until the oratex gets...

    I will stick with polyfiber until the oratex gets about 50 years of abuse in the field, at least I will have a known product when working on customers aircraft...
  12. I am in Ogden and Have 12 experience and I will...

    I am in Ogden and Have 12 experience and I will travel to you...
  13. Thread: Spark plugs

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    Well here is the Mil-spec for those who want it,...

    Well here is the Mil-spec for those who want it, and Massive plugs are designed to last 4-500 hours on average, fine wires are 1800-2200 hours. So you can pay 3 times as much to get a plug that...
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    I have worked on airplanes with powder coating,...

    I have worked on airplanes with powder coating, they suck and it corrodes more than paint, stick with a good epoxy or poly...to separate the 2 metals. Tim
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    I have probably 50-100 hours flying in the...

    I have probably 50-100 hours flying in the restricted areas south and west of Delta, just call Greely tower and ask if they are not hot, if they are not, you can go right through. Most of the time...
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    I was taught in A&P school, strut collapsed, any...

    I was taught in A&P school, strut collapsed, any bumpers removed and flat tires, then measure. Its to simulate having a worst case scenario and still have prop clearance.
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    Through the bomb bay doors at the bottom! :lol:

    Through the bomb bay doors at the bottom! :lol:
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    it was a total of takeoff and landing, many of...

    it was a total of takeoff and landing, many of the take offs were less than 100 feet, read the charts..
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    Their reputation is not stellar like people...

    Their reputation is not stellar like people consider a cub as an airplane as a whole....
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    It will fit but performance may not be the same...

    It will fit but performance may not be the same because the volume and flow rates are different between the two engines so you may not get the known benefits of the 320 on the 290. Tim
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    Yeah, that AC was cancelled in 2015.... trying to...

    Yeah, that AC was cancelled in 2015.... trying to push the issue with FSDO if they complain...
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    Yeah but rebuilding the small Lycoming may...

    Yeah but rebuilding the small Lycoming may require a kidney to be sold compared to the 150....
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    I may need a reference if challenged by the FAA...

    I may need a reference if challenged by the FAA in the lower 48, do you happen to know what it is? Thanks, Tim
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    337 for a gun boot

    Does anyone have a copy of a 337 to install a Koplin gun boot on the lift struts? I am thinking of adding one to my airplane. Thanks, Tim
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    The tail wheel is a logbook entry only and the...

    The tail wheel is a logbook entry only and the wheels can use data from similar aircraft to get a field approval. Sometimes its less headache to use an engineer to get the 8130 from them for the...
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