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  • Posted in thread: 55 gallon drum and Avgas storage on 11-20-2017 at 06:01 PM
    FWIW, light gauge Jet-B drums worked well for me. Painted inside, spotless and easy to move

  • Posted in thread: Oil sump rust on 10-25-2017 at 02:35 PM
    SpeedSame as you - have a hard time getting to 160 degrees even in the summer. One thing I did
    to a previous engine rebuild was to clean the kidney tank very well and spay a little Randolph
    epoxy prim...

  • Posted in thread: A65 Oil Sump ... on 10-01-2017 at 10:02 PM
    Thank you Fastmax4 !!!!!! Its the right tank and in really good shape .... being shipped to me
    tomorrow. :DI thought of you when I saw the ad. Gotta like the price.FM4

  • Posted in thread: A65 Oil Sump ... on 10-01-2017 at 05:22 PM
    FYI ... I am not purchasing the oil sump. Found out it is an A5230 but with a filler neck for
    an Aeronca. So still looking for one.Thanks to Dave for pointing this out. The two pictures are
    very diffe...

  • Posted in thread: mac prop 85 hp on 09-13-2017 at 02:44 PM
    Probably old news but I found this interesting about the O-200.

  • Posted in thread: Oil Temp. probe on 09-11-2017 at 02:39 PM
    Make sure you get the correct throat size for your bulb when you do find a supplier. If you get
    one that is meant for a larger bulb and mismatch it with a gauge that has a smaller diameter
    bulb it wil...

  • Posted in thread: What is the best, or required, venturi and main jet ? on 09-06-2017 at 05:10 PM
    [quote=fastmax4;308491]Very interesting! Excellent data, thanks.So, you have the 788 cam, and
    straight exhaust or muffled? Do you know your air bleed size? I assume your based close to
    sea-level. PbSt...

  • Posted in thread: Oil Changes and Wear & Tear on the Cowl on 09-06-2017 at 11:52 AM
    I've seen a Cessna 185 that had a flexible hose of some sort threaded into the oil sump and a
    fuel shut off on the other end. The petcock was mounted to the motor mount (I believe) with
    adel clamps an...

  • Posted in thread: What is the best, or required, venturi and main jet ? on 09-06-2017 at 11:44 AM
    [QUOTE=Farmboy;308471]I thought about it on the way back to the hangar, in that I could have
    drilled out the jet to a 44, but I put it back on with the 48 and it runs as well and fast as
    it always did...

  • Posted in thread: Mccauley Prop ? on 07-24-2017 at 08:06 PM
    I've had better luck with experienced word of mouth opinionsGlennNothing beats experience. When
    people ask me questions, I tell them to go try it. They'll be an expert pretty quick.FM4