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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...

10 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...

10 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...

11 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...

11 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...

11 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.

11 months ago
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RE: Wing Washout and flight characteristics

@prmetime How many degrees of wash out did you end up with?

1 year ago
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RE: Wing Washout and flight characteristics

@prmetime For my plane it was 1 deg. , hard to measure. It was a turn one way or another on the fork trying get it perfect. I gave up and made ...

1 year ago
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RE: Wing Washout and flight characteristics

@prmetime I think you should make them both the same or as close as you can make them. I found it hard to get them within 1deg. of each other with ...

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

@dcn6102m The Lycoming starter hole! Forgot about that one. The O-235 carb air box on my plane had a large extension so it could have the air fil...

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

It looks like a 105 or model 10 cowling. The only change to my old model 10 cowling was the air box opening for the Lycoming mod.

1 year ago
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RE: Wood propeller spinner

One option is the BN-3 kit from Unvair.

1 year ago
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RE: Vert fin extension

@resto108 The model 10 has fairings on the vertical fin, with part numbers. It's probably not a crime to add them to a 108.

1 year ago
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RE: Baby Stinson 10A Looking for master cylinder parts

@dcn6102m We moved to a place called Clear Lake, west of St.Augustine I'm on a couple of waiting lists for a hangar, but it's going to be a while...

1 year ago
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RE: Baby Stinson 10A Looking for master cylinder parts

I think there is a picture of the master cylinder mod in my project thread. I installed double puck Super Cub wheel brakes and they are a bit much. ...

1 year ago
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