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RE: Airspeed indicator water in pitot

Cessna uses a small clear plastic bottle with 1/8" pipe thread at the ends. They often fail a static test because of cracks at the ends, so if you bu...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Generator to Alternator STC or FA info

@taylorrfernandezgmail-com I wouldn't put much hope in flashing the field. That usually only needs to be done when you install a new component, so...

3 months ago
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RE: Generator to Alternator STC or FA info

@stinsono I thought the generator was an engine accessory? If you have an O-470 already, you should be able to find an approved alternator for that ...

3 months ago
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4 months ago
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RE: Sensenich Controllable Prop "Governor"

What is the hole spacing? I have a cover plate with 4, 5/16" holes on 2" centers and a gasket. I don't want your old governer!🙃

4 months ago
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RE: Looking for info on where to get the O-235 STC for a Stinson 10A or O-290 info

Lycoming O-235 STC for HW-75, 10 and 10A is SA342SW. The information is on a CD and I probably could email it to you. Mike.

6 months ago
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RE: Looking for info on where to get the O-235 STC for a Stinson 10A or O-290 info

I have a copy of the STC for an O-235, It's free to all. Give me a few days to get off my ass and find it.

6 months ago
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RE: .30-under rod bearings for 150 Franklin

@stinsono "Crankshaft reground. pn12345678 bearings installed." I have never seen a lot book entry that said much more than that. A yellow tag ...

8 months ago
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RE: .30-under rod bearings for 150 Franklin

@ed-reading You would think that after going to .030 under during an ovhl, the next time it gets an ovhl it's probably going to need a new crank. ...

8 months ago
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RE: .30-under rod bearings for 150 Franklin

@tim It's thinking like this that keeps old Franklin's going. It's crappy cylinders, mags and no oil filter that plague old Franklin engines. If t...

8 months ago
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RE: .30-under rod bearings for 150 Franklin

Not sure why having .030 over bearings is such a big deal. There's no difference between Franklin bearings and automotive bearings. If the crank had...

8 months ago
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RE: Goodyear Brake MC Parts

Don't be so sure. The faa or Univair does not change a type certificate to please everyone. There are plenty of STC's that don't show up on them. Y...

8 months ago
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RE: Goodyear Brake MC Parts

That's what the STC is for. "Supplemental" type certificate. You might also look into ABI wheels and brakes. After the work is finished you shou...

8 months ago
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RE: Should I get an engine monitor & install an oil filter kit?

Yes you should get an oil filter kit for your engine. It's almost crazy to run an engine these days without some sort of filter. Back when you could o...

9 months ago
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RE: Should I use clevis bolts

No you should use the proper AN hardware as listed in the parts manual. I can't imagine any inspector buying clevis pins instead of bolts either.

9 months ago
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