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  • Grew up on a country airport in Laurel,DE. My dad was the operator & also an examiner Curently own a 39 C85 Cub, A 40 C85 Cub (under restoration) & a 46 C85 Champ My wife & I both fly, & we are very fourtunate to have a 2100
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  • Posted in thread: Sentimental Journey Fly-In June 2018 on 06-07-2018 at 03:46 PM
    We will be arriving Sunday afternoon via 5th wheel camper, weather permitting a friend will
    bring the Cub up Monday or Tuesday Stop by & say hey, we are part of the Fubar group and will
    be on our best...

  • Posted in thread: crankshaft-camshaft timing marks on 06-07-2018 at 03:41 PM
    Pics are of -8 not -12, only camera I have would be my phoneI thank everyone for their input,
    crank is easy enough, but cam different story I should have noticed no marking when I
    disassembled but who...

  • Posted in thread: crankshaft-camshaft timing marks on 06-07-2018 at 01:22 AM
    Thanks to all for the replies, still don't know how to proceede short of buying a different
    crank & cam gear to be absolutely shore of exact timing. There are no marks to be found on
    either gear anywh...

  • Posted in thread: crankshaft-camshaft timing marks on 06-04-2018 at 09:05 PM
    Hi Finally got all the parts gathered up to start assembling my C85-12 Rods are mounted to the
    crank & are in position in the case time for the cam & gears, I cannot find a timing mark on
    either gear!...

  • Posted in thread: 2018 EAA Sweepstakes Cub. on 03-28-2018 at 12:09 PM
    Ron & Don are covering my 1940 Cub 30780 JR:)

  • Posted in thread: Bob Kachergius on 03-22-2018 at 12:50 AM
    Hi allI have been trying to get up with Bob Kachergius (The stromberg guru) I have called
    several times & have either gotten no answer at all or his answering machine to which i have
    left messages--no...

  • Posted in thread: oil tank cleaning on 03-05-2018 at 02:13 PM
    Hi I'am down to the last big item to clean before assembling my C85-12. My other 2 C85s both
    have an 6qt 0200 oil tank as will this one. My question is what would be the best way to remove
    a light sca...

  • Posted in thread: The Hidden Risk Faced by Female Pilots During World War II on 02-23-2018 at 03:14 PM
    I have been lucky enough to have taken three former Wasp for rides. They all took the stick for
    a while and did a great job.:) All were impressed with the intercom system & how much better it
    was the ...

  • Posted in thread: C85 starter pivot pinion on 02-02-2018 at 07:14 PM
    I agree Just going to cut the shaft off & reinstall the rest Thanks JR

  • Posted in thread: C85 starter pivot pinion on 02-01-2018 at 05:47 PM
    Hi About ready to put my C85-12 together I will be using a Skytec starter. I used this same
    setup on my wife's 39 Cub with the C85 Question is I had to cut the the shaft off the piviot
    pinion in order...