The Anatomy of a Carb Sync
How do you know which one to adjust?
The carburetor sync on a 2 stroke or a 4 stroke is one of the most important functions to keep up with for the health of your engine. Let’s take a look at performing a carb sync on a 912 series engine. The carb sync is nothing to be afraid of and with a few times at bat performing this function it will become fairly easy. First, why is it so important? The carb sync should be done anytime the carbs or t
On The Fence About Coolant
Waterless or 50/50?
Picking a coolant for some can put you on that proverbial fence line and you’re just not sure which way to fall. You need your cooling fluid to prevent high pressure and air or vapor within the system. You need it to transfer heat away from the engine,but it also helps distribute temps more evenly too. Your choices for the most part are a waterless coolant or a mix like 50/50. The waterless coolant most often talked about is E
Oils: A Fluid Discussion
What each Rotax 912 owner should consider
New, Rotax 912 series engine owners in variably ask what oil should be used. There is no perfect oil and that can make this discussion an arbitrary topic. Many owners just ask their neighbor what oil to use, some call their aircraft Mfg., some consult the Rotax Suitable Operating Fluid publication SI 912-016 R2 and others think all oils are created equal. In this article we will take a look at a few oil traits
What’s in an oil filter?
Funny you should ask
Rotax has a new addition to their parts inventory, the new Rotax oil filter and it’s manufactured by Mahle, part #825-010 (012) and made in Austria. Rotax took a look at all the different engine installations out there and I believe they thought it was time for achange and a change for the better it was. The new oil filter comes in an all white box verses the old filter box that was blue/white. It is slightly longerby 3.5mm or .1