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  • Posted in thread: Engine cowl on 05-29-2016 at 01:18 AM
    That's a "home made" air filter adapted to the carb intake that exited the lower cowling,
    before Piper began putting air filters on Cubs in production (L-4's during WW2, and post war
    for J3's).

  • Posted in thread: Broken Cylinder Studs on 05-22-2016 at 03:12 AM
    This is the other style of the left side cowl bracket that attaches to the through-bolt
    standoffs instead of attaching to the cylinder base nuts. Univair U72651_000

  • Posted in thread: Broken Cylinder Studs on 05-19-2016 at 09:27 PM
    Thanks Len, I learned something new myself!

  • Posted in thread: Plig wires and terminals for Eisemann AM-4 on 05-19-2016 at 06:24 PM
    They show up here and there. I bought 8 "new" ones just last week, but I don't know of any
    central source for them....maybe D & S as mentioned, Fresno?

  • Posted in thread: Airboat Engine ID on 05-19-2016 at 03:36 PM
    I'll take the Bendix mags if you don't want them.

  • Posted in thread: Broken Cylinder Studs on 05-19-2016 at 02:24 PM
    Anyone have a good pic of what the other (standoff) style of the left side bracket looks like?

  • Posted in thread: Broken Cylinder Studs on 05-19-2016 at 01:42 AM
    Glenn, yea, I'll have to start a static museum, the museum of "what might have been" and let
    kids play in my Cub. One day I'll get to the Stearman, and other things too!Len, thanks for the
    info but I'...

  • Posted in thread: Broken Cylinder Studs on 05-18-2016 at 07:49 PM
    There are 2 left-hand side standoffs on my 65, the upper one in the photo and a lower one. Any
    idea what they are for? Some engines seem to have them, and some don't. I see them in some of
    the engine ...

  • Posted in thread: Broken Cylinder Studs on 05-18-2016 at 03:45 AM
    Both sides of mine are under the cylinder nuts (eyebrow brackets also). Not sure the pins would
    line up with the cowling holes if they were mounted on top of the cylinder nuts.

  • Posted in thread: Wing Parts Color Question on 05-16-2016 at 04:37 PM
    I was told that some aircraft companies building wood wings were totally assembled and just
    before covering, they were dipped in big vats of varnish ... everything. I love the video of a
    Piper employe...

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