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  • Posted in thread: Need C85 cylinder on 07-19-2018 at 05:17 PM
    That happened to me - my cylinder guy (now retired) said a cylinder was cracked in the wrong
    spot - and got me a rebuilt one.I think you can just order them. Not sure of the current price,
    but less th...

  • Posted in thread: Vortex generators on 07-18-2018 at 03:39 PM
    Another thought: Two stock J-3s, both C-85s with wood props, one stroker, both will pitch
    forward in a power on stall. You can fly both of them in the realm of reversed pitch control -
    pull back, nose...

  • Posted in thread: Vortex generators on 07-18-2018 at 06:37 AM
    One of the reasons they have VGs is that their customers want them.I fly Cubs with none,
    Micros, and AMDs with the tail strakes. They seem to have similar characteristics at straight
    ahead stall. Gett...

  • Posted in thread: Vortex generators on 07-17-2018 at 11:36 PM
    Most folks with VGs fly at speeds where they either slow you down or do nothing. I understand
    they helped aileron control on the Charlie Center wing - I did not get to try that
    combination.I did try t...

  • Posted in thread: Vortex generators on 07-17-2018 at 12:59 AM
    Plus one. But I already sort of said that.

  • Posted in thread: Marvel versus Stromberg on C90 recommendations? on 07-16-2018 at 08:13 PM
    An annual that includes that sort of detail is, of course, required, but I think you can see
    that it would drive the cost of a Champ annual to about ten grand.Simply take the top off the
    carburetor an...

  • Posted in thread: Vortex generators on 07-16-2018 at 05:02 PM
    I am with Jim. Your proposed modifications - most of them - will void your airworthiness, and
    worse, void your insurance.Get a couple hundred hours before doing anything other than adding
    fuel and oil...

  • Posted in thread: Metal Prep After Stand Blasting POR15 on 07-16-2018 at 01:37 AM
    I have always heard that the very best surface for primer/paint is a freshly blasted surface.
    Get some rattle cans and coat your freshly blasted parts the minute you turn the air off.When
    done, shoot ...

  • Posted in thread: Rpm swings on 07-15-2018 at 05:05 PM
    Adjust the idle screw?

  • Posted in thread: Ribs-Anyone Interested? on 07-15-2018 at 02:39 PM
    And some want $500 for an oil sump.