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  • Posted in thread: C90-8F oil sump for J3 on 05-22-2018 at 12:14 AM
    "Is there an O-200 oil sump that has a filler tube that fits?"No.

  • Posted in thread: Blasting frame and inspecting time before primer? on 05-21-2018 at 03:23 PM
    Depends entireoy on the weather at the time. Usually, not long.You can prime and inspect in
    sections, if need be.

  • Posted in thread: C90-8F oil sump for J3 on 05-21-2018 at 03:21 PM
    I didn't have any trouble fitting the O-200 tank, but think a C85 tank would be the optimal
    solution.

  • Posted in thread: C90-8F oil sump for J3 on 05-21-2018 at 07:01 AM
    "Oh, didn't mention that the C90 is a stroker".What does that mean?Bob, 85 has less valve lift
    than 90 (0.410" vs 0.381").And cam timing, duration, and profile are very different.On a J3,
    the tall rei...

  • Posted in thread: C90-8F oil sump for J3 on 05-21-2018 at 01:01 AM
    "The C90-8F was standard with the PA11".The A65-8F was standard with the 11.

  • Posted in thread: Biplane Investment wing tank installed! on 05-21-2018 at 12:58 AM
    Me neither.

  • Posted in thread: Biplane Investment wing tank installed! on 05-20-2018 at 05:43 PM
    When in my 11, I preferred the back seat.

  • Posted in thread: Cylinder corrosoin on 05-20-2018 at 12:57 PM
    Exhaust valve looks to be rather heavily eroded. Hard to tell from the photo.

  • Posted in thread: C85 Stroker Cylinder Question on 05-20-2018 at 03:38 AM
    At top speed, level, WOT.Speculatively, the difference might be due to the reduced valve lift
    of the Stroker (0.410" vs 0.381").The longwing also accelerated faster during the takeoff roll.

  • Posted in thread: Cylinder corrosoin on 05-20-2018 at 02:18 AM
    "Upper wall of cylinder barrel. The curve at top is the barrel head,"I know that, but don't
    know exactly what I'm looking at in terms of the damage.

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Posted: 
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
Posted: 
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
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