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Old 06-09-2020, 01:49 PM
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For those who have ordered a Lycoming engine through Vans during the covid shutdown, what type of lead times have you been given? I understand theses are estimates. Thanks in advance.
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Old 06-09-2020, 02:04 PM
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Word on the street says 6-9 months.
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Old 06-09-2020, 02:11 PM
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Word on the street says 6-9 months.
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Old 06-09-2020, 02:16 PM
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I think the lead time depends on engine type. I ordered my io320 thinking it would be a long lead time and i got it much earlier than expected.
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Old 06-09-2020, 02:33 PM
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I ordered my IO-390 (non Thunderbolt) engine on May 4 and I have a July 10 production date. Two notes -- (1) this was part of Van's recent notice of accelerated delivery offer, which may or may not still be available and (2) just as others have mentioned, lead times may be engine specific.
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Old 06-10-2020, 07:23 AM
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For those who have ordered a Lycoming engine through Vans during the covid shutdown, what type of lead times have you been given? I understand theses are estimates. Thanks in advance.
I ordered my IO360M1B engine from Vans last week. The wait time quoted is about 6 months. Thunderbolt engines may take as long as 12 months.
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Old 06-10-2020, 07:47 AM
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Default Titan engine lead time

Related topic ; Titan 320, 340, 360 and 370 lead times are +- 2 months.
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Old 06-10-2020, 11:34 AM
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Thank you to everyone for the input!
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Old 06-10-2020, 04:54 PM
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VANS said 4 months on the IO390. that was about a month ago.
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Old 06-11-2020, 12:41 PM
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I asked Barb in kit sales for current lead time for a non-certified O-360-A1A. She said 3-4 months, thunderbolt 5-6 months.
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