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Dennis Crenshaw
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Joined: Jan 12, 2006
Last seen: Dec 9, 2022
Topics: 6 / Replies: 294
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RE: -1 Fuel System

@tedc Wow. Good lesson to take to heart. I have vented caps for my dash 3 for this reason. They seal for positive pressure but vent for negative ...

5 months ago
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RE: Mixture linkage at Carb

@dwevenson Doug, I used an AN-3 bolt, washers. and steel lock nuts. See pic. The bottom nut is NOT tightened down on mixture lever; the bolt must be...

5 months ago
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RE: Which Battery?

Hi Katherine. Well, you found the correct Univair Service letter. The Concorde RG-35A and RG-35AXC are the approved batteries for the 108 Stinson. ...

10 months ago
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RE: International re-registration (Stinson to Australia)

Dean, resto108 has the source. Copy and paste this link into your browser and it should take you to the document.

11 months ago
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RE: Franklin 165 CHT

@ljhpete Thanks Luke. I don't know if I would ever spring for a complete engine analyzer, but maybe a single CHT and single EGT probe if I knew whic...

1 year ago
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RE: Franklin 165 CHT

@ljhpete Thanks Luke. That was my guess, either #1 or #4. How about EGT? Does any cylinder tend to be leaner than the others?

1 year ago
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RE: Franklin 165 CHT

@ljhpete Hi Luke. Is there one of the cylinders that runs consistently hotter than the others?

1 year ago
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RE: Wing Washout and flight characteristics

Another thought, we have to recognize that the airplane is not perfectly symmetrical with an offset vertical fin; and with turbulent and swirling air ...

1 year ago
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RE: Wing Washout and flight characteristics

Larry, I've never been through this rigging exercise, but your method makes the most sense and conforms with the recommended procedure in the General ...

1 year ago
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RE: MeWe and the ISC

Yeah Karl. You have a lot of sympathizers. I did not do social media at all until the ISC got very active on FaceBook, so I joined. But don't count...

1 year ago
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RE: Wing Washout and flight characteristics

Karl, I'm sure you've seen this in the General Service Manual, but on the dash 3 the aileron bell crank has an alignment hole into which you can inser...

1 year ago
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RE: What cowling is this?! Came off Stinson 10 with Lyc. O-235

I believe Michael is correct...a nose bowl from a 1940 Stinson 10, originally powered by a Continental A-80. Looks like someone has cut a hole in the...

1 year ago
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RE: Landing Gear Shock Struts

@t-chamberlain Terry, the Hangar 9 website is a great resource, although it's dated now. I was a good friend of John's and flew to his airstrip home...

1 year ago
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RE: Landing Gear Shock Struts

@t-chamberlain Terry, my gear was not splayed before doing my shocks. Also, they measured within spec, so I just added a minimum thickness washer. ...

1 year ago
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RE: Landing Gear Shock Struts

Terry, did you look at the discussion in hangar9aeroworks? Look under Stinson 108 technical info--shock strut overhaul.

1 year ago
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