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  • Posted in thread: Installing the prop on 03-18-2018 at 08:26 PM
    Clean the prop hub and crank flange. Hold the prop up to the flange and seat it as best you can
    with hand pressure. Holding the prop in place with one hand at the hub, hand start a bolt on
    the top sid...

  • Posted in thread: Prop tracking on 03-16-2018 at 10:31 PM
    I pull the bottom plugs so no trash falls in through the top.

  • Posted in thread: 1946 j3/l4 cub $35,000 for sale c85 on 03-13-2018 at 02:32 PM
    Huston, why would the C90-8 have required more fuel in the J3?

  • Posted in thread: Starting fuselage build ... on 03-09-2018 at 06:11 PM
    I think all Cubs have a wormhole inside the brake system. Fluid goes in and comes out in
    another universe, never to be seen again.

  • Posted in thread: j-3 to pa 11 on 03-09-2018 at 12:22 PM
    Back seat of a J3 is far more comfortable than front seat of an 11 or 18.

  • Posted in thread: C85 Stroker Cylinder Question on 03-09-2018 at 07:59 AM
    O-200 cylinders have 3 springs."because you get the higher HP of the O-200 (at full throttle)
    but retain the better power curve of a C85.”No you don't. The reduced valve lift of the
    85 cam doesn...

  • Posted in thread: Takeoff Roll and climb rate on 03-09-2018 at 02:55 AM
    I wish I were still light enough to do it.On the off field stuff, just think about everything
    you are doing before you do it. Then think your way through it twice. If, while you are
    unlocking the hang...

  • Posted in thread: Spinning a Cub on 03-09-2018 at 02:51 AM
    "The game is to dissipate energy, and my theory is that the drag is higher at the higher
    speeds"True, but the remaining energy is also greater.The full elevator, full rudder slip is
    very useful off fi...

  • Posted in thread: Cowl Brass Gromments on 03-09-2018 at 02:39 AM
    That one is still still sitting in my hangar beside my PA-11.

  • Posted in thread: Cowl Brass Gromments on 03-09-2018 at 02:31 AM
    Dawley can do repairs that are indistingushable from the originals. It may not be their
    preference though.Topp, here's a photo of my J3 on a sandbar just south of the Mississippi
    River bridge at Helen...

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October 9, 2015  •  04:33 PM
Hey Jim, finally got to fly my new engine from don's, running a 74-42 1b90 2600rpm on climbout at 70 mph 2350 indicated 80 mph still running my 24x11x4 seems a lot stronger than my old engine
August 23, 2017  •  08:24 PM
Jim, please tell me where you got the engine mount rubber adapters that mated the O-200 to the J3 engine mount? Thanks! Bob