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      rv8ch replied to the thread Sticking valves?.
      Good to hear that it's getting better! One point - I believe that experts like Mike Busch have said that using detergent oil for engine...
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      rv8ch reacted to DanH's post in the thread Don't Do This.. with Like Like.
      Recall a shield disperses heat (to use your description) by reflection (very good), conduction to the air (ok for our purposes), and...
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      rv8ch reacted to Doug Rohrer's post in the thread Don't Do This.. with Love Love.
      I think you guys are all missing the point. You are supposed to use the WHITE Adel clamps in the engine compartment! :giggle:
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      rv8ch replied to the thread Tires.
      I have 480 landings on my "06-01434 MICHELIN AIR TIRE 380X150-5 6PLY 070-554-0" and they look great. My landings are about 95%...
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      rv8ch reacted to Cth6's post in the thread Tires with Haha Haha.
      Aero Classics ~300 landings before rotating. Another 86 since and still have plenty to go. 99% paved (Good to Crappy surface) and 1%...
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      Block all the holes, totally fill the engine with oil, keep the engine in a place with less than 40% humidity, use desiccant plugs, and...
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      rv8ch replied to the thread Oil Filter Testing.
      Yes, correct, I have two filters that I swap out when changing. I'd have to check my logbooks and I'm too lazy to do that right now...
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      Obviously you know know this, but any CO in cruise is not good. If you want to know why, here's a video I found very helpful: I have...
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      rv8ch replied to the thread Oil Filter Testing.
      Finally got around to getting my K&P filter from the hangar and bought a cheap "magnifier" for my iphone. I discovered it's a bit...
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      rv8ch reacted to Pilot135pd's post in the thread Don't Do This.. with Like Like.
      Asked and answered many times, here's one of them
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      rv8ch reacted to DanH's post in the thread Don't Do This.. with Like Like.
      Noted during a pre-buy. My friend and I are much appreciative of the owner's hospitality, and he will remain anonymous. I don't know...
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      rv8ch reacted to rvbuilder2002's post in the thread Don't Do This.. with Like Like.
      Well, I’m willing to add my opinion. I think the likelihood of it increasing fire risk is low. I think the likelihood of it increasing...
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      rv8ch reacted to Toobuilder's post in the thread Don't Do This.. with Like Like.
      Seems like most of us are landing on “Vapor Lock” as the primary hazard. I’m more nervous about “fire”, personally. But that’s...
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      rv8ch reacted to TS Flightlines's post in the thread Don't Do This.. with Like Like.
      OH BOY---its a bunch easier and dafer to swap the outlet fitting to the top of the servo and shorten the hose. JUST because the provided...
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      rv8ch reacted to Flying Canuck's post in the thread Don't Do This.. with Like Like.
      I don't think the WHY is missing (hot fuel line=bad), it's the HOW. You have hot exhaust, you have a fuel line that has nowhere else to...
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