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    Mike if I understand correctly your son will get...

    Mike if I understand correctly your son will get his $5000 downpayment back from the loan company but is worried about getting the $5000 deposit back from the seller.

    Was the non-refundable...
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    Does this engine have dual independent ignition...

    Does this engine have dual independent ignition systems?

    Edit: Just found this, sounds reasonable:

    No, each cylinder has one spark plug and its own ignition coil that is controlled and powered...
  3. Thread: Lean of Peak

    by ahramin
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    Interesting question. The easy answer is that...

    Interesting question. The easy answer is that there is a lot more to running lean of peak than just running lean of peak. I don't know about the O-320-H2AD but my O-320-E2D ran fine at 25 LOP (lean...
  4. We are still giving Young Eagles flights but have...

    We are still giving Young Eagles flights but have asked each pilot to really think about their risk factors. Some of the older members and some members taking care of elderly family decided not to....
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    I think we'll start by directing cooling air to...

    I think we'll start by directing cooling air to the filter itself. If that isn't enough then we'll add the fins.
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    Thank you all. The belt manufacturer did not have...

    Thank you all. The belt manufacturer did not have anything to say other than check for condition. Many good points here and it's much appreciated.
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    Our oil filter adapter does not lend itself to...

    Our oil filter adapter does not lend itself to adding oil cooler lines but your suggestion led me here Eric, thank you.
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    Seat Belt Replacement After an Accident

    Does anyone know of a requirement to replace seat belts after an accident (for occupied seats).
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    Well now that I've reread that post it makes no...

    Well now that I've reread that post it makes no sense. We have no oil cooler, it should gave said remote oil filter.
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    O-200 Oil Cooling

    We have a Zenith CH 750 Cruzer with an O-200 and have been having many temperature problems. We're getting close to getting CHTs under control but our oil temperature is still in the 210-220F on...
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    Thank you. Turned out to be a bad EFIS ground.

    Thank you. Turned out to be a bad EFIS ground.
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    Sudden Increase in Oil Pressure

    After an oil change from W100 to W100 plus, the oil pressure on our O-375 jumped up. In cruise it's normally ~85 psi, now it's at 104. Both with an oil temperature of 190F. Assuming the oil pressure...
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    If you are in British Columbia you may want to...

    If you are in British Columbia you may want to join the BC General Aviation Association https://www.bcaviation.ca/

    Lots of STOL flyers there that can share their experiences in the Rockies.
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    Anything useful here? ...

    Anything useful here?

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Revolution_II
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    Puppies?

    Puppies?
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    I made a male mold from wood and coated it with...

    I made a male mold from wood and coated it with bondo and sanded it for smoothness, then heated an oversized thick plexiglass peice with a heat gun and pulled it into place wearing work gloves. Once...
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    Every oil change (4 months) I remove the bolts,...

    Every oil change (4 months) I remove the bolts, clean and lubricate with beeswax, and reinstall. This is the only way I know of getting an somewhat accurate preload on prop bolts.

    It would be nice...
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    Very interesting Marc. Thank you.

    Very interesting Marc. Thank you.
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    Nord-Lock Washers with Wooden Prop

    Can Nord-Lock washers be used for prop bolts on a wooden prop or must the bolts be lockwired?
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    Personally, I think most of these incidents stem...

    Personally, I think most of these incidents stem from fuel planning that consists of "I always fly full tanks".

    The other day our fuel pumps were down and an RV owner was dissapointed not to be...
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    We could spend quite a bit of time debating this...

    We could spend quite a bit of time debating this to no purpose so I'll concede right away that if we are talking about single engine GA aircraft under $250k, none are equipped with TCAS/ACAS. My...
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    I think you meant very few aircraft in your...

    I think you meant very few aircraft in your experience Ron. The majority of aircraft are TCAS/ACAS equipped, and many aircraft in uncontrolled airspace are TCAS/ACAS/PCAS equipped. In addition, ADS-B...
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    You should absolutely continue to use your...

    You should absolutely continue to use your transponder since it will make you visible to appropriately equipped aircraft.
  24. Thread: P-51 coolant

    by ahramin
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    Walmart of all places makes an excellent coolant...

    Walmart of all places makes an excellent coolant for aluminium.

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-Antifreeze-Coolant/16645420

    I don't know anything about P-51s but the company that rebuilt...
  25. Thread: EAA Membership

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    I like not having to throw away a plastic card...

    I like not having to throw away a plastic card every year. The stickers are a good solution.

    As for the lifetime membership, the age has no bearing. It's for people who don't need money or can't...
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