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Forum: Northeast 02-27-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Cayugarandy
RV8

I have an 8 in Newfield,NY,a little over an hour away from you to the south and west.Canít fly now as there is still too much snow on my runway.Welcome to come and sit!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-21-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By Cayugarandy
Engine pre lube

I use an engine prelube tank,like the one Goodson.com sells.I put all the oil I want in the engine,in the tank,and let air pressure push everything into the engine.Rotating the engine slowly will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,321
Posted By Cayugarandy
Unhappy Averages

In any group of people,pilots in general,or airline pilots,50percent of that population are below average!It has to be.So there are a LOT of people,in whatever group,that are below average in their...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,568
Posted By Cayugarandy
Doctors

A lot of people complain about doctors,and I?ve come to realize the fact that every other one of them is below average!And they graduated in the bottom half of their class!They can?t all be the best...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,675
Posted By Cayugarandy
Tractor magnetos?

I bought an 8 equipped with one tractor mag,and one Lightspeed system firing auto plugs.After about 60 hours the Lightspeed got an intermittent miss.After reading many comments about various ignition...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-29-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,362
Posted By Cayugarandy
If rings didn't rotate then upon disassembly they...

If rings didn't rotate then upon disassembly they should not be found in the random order of end gaps that are always seen.Rings that don't rotate, or move in the grooves are a problem as they don't...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-28-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,362
Posted By Cayugarandy
Honing

I've always wondered why the 'accepted' practice was that if the rings came out of the cylinder that they must be replaced and a hone done.I know its not a Lycosaurus,but in Rotax engine school...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-19-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,102
Posted By Cayugarandy
Know anyone that has a circle track racecar? dirt...

Know anyone that has a circle track racecar? dirt or pavement,they probably have a set of electronic scales.Has 4 pads,but just use 3.
Forum: Propellers 03-23-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,436
Posted By Cayugarandy
I switched to one on an 8 with 180hp;took off a...

I switched to one on an 8 with 180hp;took off a Sensenich solid metal.Would have gone to constant speed,but have a solid crank.It performs at least as well as before,but I can fine tune it for the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-02-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,361
Posted By Cayugarandy
It really doesn't take that much cranking speed...

It really doesn't take that much cranking speed to make a spark with a 912,or a 582 for that matter.I have hand propped both numerous times with a low battery.And the ignition systems are...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-01-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,361
Posted By Cayugarandy
About 6 months ago I was called to get a CT with...

About 6 months ago I was called to get a CT with a 912 running.It sat for months without being started and would run and die within 10 seconds or so.
Initially thoughts were that it had a fuel...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-29-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,038
Posted By Cayugarandy
I live on a 1300' grass strip:relatively clear...

I live on a 1300' grass strip:relatively clear approach on one end between trees spaced about 120' apart.Other end is over power lines 250' away,then between 2 buildings 100' apart on the end of...
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