Light weight starter

Sky tech sellls a lightweight starter as a replacement for the original Delco starter. The weight difference is 12 pounds lighter. Chris at Airwork can…

Vacuum pump

Dave James wrote this article in 1994.  We cannot locate him, so this publication is without his approval, should anyone have a contact address of…

Timing Magnetos

Timing the Mags on your engine What you will need: 1.       Straight edge 2.       New mag gaskets,  3.       “Never seize”. 4.       Plug wrench  5.       15/16” open end wrench,  6.       Screw driver …

Camshaft wear

Franklin Cam Wear The front cam lobe seems to be a weak point on Franklin engines.  I have been hearing more and more about Franklin…

Alternative Pistons

Pistons  If you are unable to locate parts for your airplane the FAA makes allowance for you to manufacture or assist in the manufacture of…

Engine overspeed

ENGINE OVER-SPEEDING The subject of engine over-speeding was discussed in the Franklin Service News, dated 2/1/54, issue No. FSN 39.  Most of you will probably…

Leaky intake Gaskets

Technotes Spring has sprung and you are eager to take care of that little intake manifold leak, and check the valve clearances, re-gap the valves…