I started the engine for the first time yesterday. The engine has around 900 hrs on it:
Most of things went well, but 2 things that are puzzling me:
1. The indicated oil pressure was only 20PSI. The rpm's I ran then engine at was in between 800 and 1400.
2. This might not be so puzzling, but the machanical fuel pump did not work at all. I will remove it today and order a new one.
The electrical fuel pump was able to produce 9 PSI, and if I left it on it would flood the card and the engine would stop. That doesnt seem normal to me..or? Shouldnt the need valve be able to prevent more fuel getting into the carb?
I have the Dynon Skyview system with all the sensors that came with it. I would appreciate some input regarding the oil pressure issue. Next weekend we will try to hook on a mechanical gage, to see if there is any difference. As far as I remember I should have been able to see around 55PSI at those low rpm's...