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resto108
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RE: Horizontal Stab rebuild

I did it many years ago. Mine had some damage to the spar, so I had to replace the spar. Once the skins are drilled off the spar, there's lots of acce...

2 months ago
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RE: Fuel Selector "Both"

CAR 3.446: "Air spaces of tanks the outlets of which are interconnected shall also be interconnected."

2 months ago
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RE: Fuel Selector "Both"

It is a regulatory requirement. To have a both position, the vent system has to connect both tanks. Probably so they feed evenly?

2 months ago
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RE: 108-1 Gear Strut Rebuild (No Rings / Extra O-Ring)

Get rid of it. That O ring isn't doing anything but gumming up the works. And if it comes apart from doing a job its not designed for, the trash is ju...

2 months ago
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RE: Sense I have Ground Adjustable Propeller

The prop for the Stinsons with eight bolt flange is the same part number as the 170s and straight tail 172s.

2 months ago
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RE: 108-3 - How much useable fuel?

Again, flying until the engine coughs has nothing to do with unusable fuel. Flying along straight and level will use pretty much every drop of fuel ou...

3 months ago
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RE: 108-3 - How much useable fuel?

First, what Bret did is a good idea, calibrating a dip stick. Obviously, you'd want to get the tank empty before doing this just so you know where you...

3 months ago
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RE: G100 engine approval list

...which means it can be carried in any unleaded tanker truck. As for the fuel trucks used at the airports, its completely mixable with 100LL (and mog...

4 months ago
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RE: -1 Fuel System

MIL-H-6000 is approved for fuel, coolant, oil, alcohol, and water. No hose should be in service 27 years unless its teflon inside and braided stainles...

4 months ago
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RE: Airspeed indicator water in pitot

So there should be an air leak in your pitot system?

4 months ago
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RE: Airspeed indicator water in pitot

I believe the correct plan of action would be to land if experiencing suspected pitot/static blockage and troubleshoot; at which point water could be ...

4 months ago
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RE: Airspeed indicator water in pitot

I added a tee fitting in each line with a clear tubing and an AN plug and B nut under the instrument panel. It just sticks straight down so I can look...

5 months ago
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RE: Better prop

Pages 9 and 10 of the Type Certificate Data Sheet specifically allows metal props from Sensenich and McCauley.

7 months ago
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RE: Upper Engine Cowl Hinge

To my knowledge, there's no such thing as a double sided piano hinge. If you look at the pic on Univair, you can see the MS 20257 stamped right on it,...

8 months ago
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