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  1. Thread: Federal 1500 As

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    FS: JP, sent you a PM. -MZ18

    JP,
    sent you a PM.

    -MZ18
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    If you have to put the battery under the front...

    If you have to put the battery under the front seat the easiest fix is keeping useful ballast in the baggage. Small tool kit, survival kit, a qt. of oil, etc.
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    When I replaced my boat anchor battery with a...

    When I replaced my boat anchor battery with a lightweight I moved it under the front seat, but I wish I kept it in the original location. It’s too nose heavy now when solo. Still within limits when...
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    Think I read somewhere on here that you’d need a...

    Think I read somewhere on here that you’d need a field approval for airstreaks on PA-18-95, it didn’t make the STC list or something along those lines.
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    There’s been a few threads in the past asking the...

    There’s been a few threads in the past asking the same question, most of the responses were to keep it light and simple. I’ve had my C90 PA-18 for a while now and I’d have to agree. I enjoy mine...
  6. Thread: Just fishing

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    I’d be more concerned about adverse effects on...

    I’d be more concerned about adverse effects on the ailerons. If you fabric covered the struts the only effective airfoil would be outboard in front of the ailerons due to the chord created by the...
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    It’s on an 18.

    It’s on an 18.
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    Interesting that Steve’s feeds faster from the...

    Interesting that Steve’s feeds faster from the left side while mine feeds faster off the right side. With the exception of the Dakota fuel selector I have a stock fuel system, put in all new lines...
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    Not a difficult job to switch out fuel selectors,...

    Not a difficult job to switch out fuel selectors, I recently replaced a Univair valve with the Dakota valve that Mike linked to above. With the new Dakota valve in my cub and the selector on both...
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    A new 6201 will plug and play into your existing...

    A new 6201 will plug and play into your existing 4201 harness. Same thing happened to me last year and that is exactly what I did, although I use the intercom that is built into the unit. I would...
  11. Agreed, that’s what I wear when flying in the...

    Agreed, that’s what I wear when flying in the warmer months. Better feel and subtle control inputs I think.
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    You don’t have to cut any fabric to do fuel valve...

    You don’t have to cut any fabric to do fuel valve maintenance or replace a valve but it is a bit of a pain to get the left interior panel out. I had my fuel system apart recently for maintenance and...
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    Found the culprit...a completely clogged header...

    Found the culprit...a completely clogged header tank vent line. It looked like clay, I guess a bug must have gotten in some how. After draining the entire fuel system I removed the header tank and...
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    47397 Discovered that my left header tank vent...

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    Discovered that my left header tank vent line isn't plumbed per the Piper drawing as was suggested earlier in this thread. The header vent line comes in from the top of the photo into a brass...
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    Haven’t had time to troubleshoot any further yet,...

    Haven’t had time to troubleshoot any further yet, out of town for work. Regardless of what I find, I’ll probably be replacing my Univair fuel valve with a DakotaCub valve that has a “both” position.
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    Thanks for all the input with troubleshooting...

    Thanks for all the input with troubleshooting tips, I think the next step will be pulling panels and checking vent line from left tank to header. I agree Steve, after I've looked over everything and...
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    I also considered contamination and blockage. I...

    I also considered contamination and blockage. I drained the left tank, checked the gascolator screen, and the finger strainer: All was good. Ambient temp was about 60F.
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    Yes Bob I have vented fuel caps, it wasn't...

    Yes Bob I have vented fuel caps, it wasn't blocked. Glenn I haven't done a million slips but I've done enough and it has never happened to me before which is probably why I didn't consider unporting...
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    Unported my left tank in a slip

    I was out flying the other day and decided to descend for some sightseeing, wanted to get down quick so I put in a slip left wing low, had the fuel selector on the left tank...caught me by surprise...
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    If I understand it right AirTech system has the...

    If I understand it right AirTech system has the UV barrier in the primer therefore silver not required. If that’s the case maybe that’s what they used on the 12 you are talking about.
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    Thanks, I’ll give it a test next time I’m out.

    Thanks, I’ll give it a test next time I’m out.
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    Thanks guys, spot on, found a loose ground...

    Thanks guys, spot on, found a loose ground connection and put a charge to the new battery, turned right over. Should have checked the new battery voltage before installing but didn’t have a...
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    46365 All connections are clean and tight. I'll...

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    All connections are clean and tight. I'll borrow a multi-meter from a buddy and start checking, was wondering if anyone has seen these symptoms before and can point me in the right direction,...
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    Cub won't start...electrical problem

    I'm getting a rapid clicking sound from under the seat when I hit my starter button. Brand new odyssey battery with good voltage, two year old Sky-tec STS-S12 starter solenoid, two year old B&C...
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    With the harness plugged into the back of the...

    With the harness plugged into the back of the radio it is 228mm deep, and as Mike suggests, fit might be an issue in the wing. I have a panel mounted Becker in my 18-95, haven’t felt the need for a...
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