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  • Posted in thread: J3 - Oil Filter on 12-08-2017 at 01:58 PM
    Previous owner over tightened the nut on my oil temp bulb in the oil screen. My first oil
    change I couldnít get it loose without breaking the oil temp bulb tube. So, before reinstalling
    the newly repa...

  • Posted in thread: Primer unlocked on 12-02-2017 at 07:10 PM
    If you havenít already left the primer unlocked, just like a ground loop you eventually will.
    Iíve done both. Same here: Too many times Iíve gotten airborne only to realize . . . Hmm, ya
    know what? D...

  • Posted in thread: eBay J-3 "Needs Work" on 11-27-2017 at 08:02 PM
    Hi Dave,That was a popular mod back in the 1950s. I installed one in HT back in '65. Imagine
    that youíre trying to keep your wingtip exactly 6 inches off the surface while landing in a 40
    mph direct x...

  • Posted in thread: eBay J-3 "Needs Work" on 11-27-2017 at 07:49 PM
    Wonder what that control is located below the Fuel shut off / mag switch well? Cabin air? Or
    possibly an add-on carb heat control?My Cub has a mixture control knob for the Stromberg added
    in the fuel ...

  • Posted in thread: Hi, everyone! on 11-17-2017 at 04:37 PM
    Newbie here. I'm glad to have found this great online J3 community. I'm hoping to learn more
    from the other members here. Cheers! Hi Andy, I see youíre in the Tampa area. Iím just a bit
    south of you ...

  • Posted in thread: Carb ice on 11-07-2017 at 02:33 PM
    A-65s make ice better than a Kelvinator. Hi Paul, Ha, ha! I became a believer many years ago
    seeing ice form on the outside of the carb of an, un-cowled, idling C-85 in a C-140. Iíve heard
    it said tha...

  • Posted in thread: Carb ice on 11-05-2017 at 07:08 PM
    Yesterday morning wife and I cruising along, in loose formation with similar Cub, on our way to
    the big fly-in at 97FL. After about an hour, Sureínuf . . . slow rpm drop. Cruising at 1,800
    MSL, high h...

  • Posted in thread: Engine stops and one occasion didnít start. on 11-02-2017 at 03:11 AM
    When your engine is cold-soaked in the single digits (F) or colder and you're not or can't
    preheat, you need a primer to pump fuel to keep the engine running long enough until it's able
    to idle on it'...

  • Posted in thread: WagAir Cub-Lots of upgrades $36K on 10-28-2017 at 12:19 PM
    "Only reason for selling: I'll be 75 at next birthday and it's time to quit".I'll be 76 next
    birthday with no thought of quitting.Take it off the market and keep flying it yourself.Just
    bought mine la...

  • Posted in thread: C-85 Generator/alternator on 10-23-2017 at 01:48 PM
    I have a question for you guys. How much demand is there for these wind driven generators or a
    generator of any kind . . . Just want to Gage what the market is for this type when evaluating
    STCs. Well...