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  • Posted in thread: I bought it from the widow, now what on 06-14-2018 at 01:17 PM
    J3new2me, having gone through this process as an Executor, the FAA requirement and verification
    process is very specific. My recommendation is to do nothing with the aircraft until you
    actually have c...

  • Posted in thread: Rigging on 06-14-2018 at 12:49 PM
    Absolutely correct. Tighten wires only to Piper specs which are looser that how many cubs are
    rigged. Lots of flying wires I touch are way too tight. Tighter is not better. I'll also add
    the aircraft ...

  • Posted in thread: Rigging on 06-14-2018 at 02:10 AM
    Insuring the vertical stabilizer is plumb is definitely the starting point. Use two small
    blocks taped on each end of the level and measure both sides of the rear tube. If out of plumb,
    i.e. not verti...

  • Posted in thread: Front Seat Bottom on 06-11-2018 at 08:41 PM
    The only difference I see from Piper OEM is the color of the canvas. Why not buy a 2" thick
    piece of blue "memory foam" from Aircraft Spruce and re-stuff the bottom cushion?

  • Posted in thread: Sticking valve question on 06-11-2018 at 04:52 PM
    I've heard good reports from CamGuard users.

  • Posted in thread: Rigging on 06-08-2018 at 02:43 AM
    Quote - Bob Turner "That's funny! Mine has a 12 gallon tank in the right wing. Full or empty it
    flies dead straight, with wings level."Quote - Bob Turner "I have yet to fly anything that goes

  • Posted in thread: Replacing section of lower longeron at cluster, any suggestions?? on 06-07-2018 at 12:41 PM
    The bulk of the cutting can be done quickly and precisely using a plasma cutter. Great care is
    needed since thin tubes cut quickly. With a steady hand, welds attaching the longeron can be
    removed with...

  • Posted in thread: crankshaft-camshaft timing marks on 06-07-2018 at 03:23 AM
    Thanks to all for the replies, still don't know how to proceede short of buying a different
    crank & cam gear to be absolutely shore of exact timing. There are no marks to be found on
    either gear anywh...

  • Posted in thread: Excessive oil consumption on 06-05-2018 at 12:06 PM
    The first cylinder on my Sport Cub went south in 60 hours TT. Ended up having LyCon rework all
    four cylinders. Never received a penny or even a "so sorry" from TCM.

  • Posted in thread: crankshaft-camshaft timing marks on 06-04-2018 at 10:52 PM
    Look for dimples, not paint.