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  1. floats

    Oil Pressure

    Which one is the right one for Dynon 120
  2. floats

    Oil Pressure

    Which one is the right one for Dynon 120
  3. What brand did you use for your oil sensor replacement
  4. Where do you find them cheap Rotax quotes them at $248
  5. floats

    Odyssey Battery PC310 Cheap

    APEX ships to USA and to Vietnam not Canada according to their web site
  6. floats

    Odyssey Battery PC310 Cheap

    Is Odyssey PC-310 the only one that will fit the CT. Price went from $180 to $300 in Canada and this would be my 4th battery. Any cheaper alternate ?
  7. floats

    Stabilizer control

    Still reinstalling a new stabilizer, I noticeD that on my plane part KA6040008 has a sleeve that does not show on page 252 of the parts and assembly manual. Anyone has ever looked at their installation ? Is that sleeve necessary for the above part to slide through part KA6040071
  8. floats


    Jacques you have an special plane
  9. floats

    fibreglass breaks down

    Are not all the stab the same ? Never thought it could be the wrong one.
  10. floats

    fibreglass breaks down

    I am also wondering if I am missing something as in my case there is obviously no relationship between the rueler measure and the inclinometer. I am at lost after trying everyithing. Did you ever have a chance to measure your angle, I would be curious
  11. floats

    fibreglass breaks down

    Thanks for comments and advice. I have been using two different inclinometer for several days and tape them to the stab so that it does not move and the reading is consistent. I put the inclinometer back without tape for the purpose of taking a picture otherwise I have been very careful about alignment and stability
  12. floats

    fibreglass breaks down

    I noticed different prolong cleaners as the link is out of date Which one did you use ?
  13. floats

    fibreglass breaks down

    Total frustration. Second year without flying. After one year of trying to install the stabilator that FD gave me to replace the one that became soft like tissue paper, I have not succeeded yet in getting it right,. First I had to remove all the pellets from the counterweight to balance it. Now I am struggling with the stabilator deflection. I thought that replacing one stab with another it would have the same deflection.. Unfortunately , I did not measure the deflection of the original one. The annex of the Maintenance and inspection manual says that the deflection should be 14 degrees or 30 mm with a ruler. I have 50 mm with a ruler and barely 7 degrees of deflection. I increased the forward bushing KA6040007 forward as per the page 4-80, I barely gained one degree when I reached the end of the rod. Then FD USA told me to ` there is a part number KA6040050. There are two nuts holding the control cable in place at that location. Those are the nuts you should be adjusting.` Again I barely gained one degree.I am stuck No idea what to do. Angle meter shows 12.3 but it started at 3.9 so the total angle is a little bit less than 9
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    Possible Trim Tab Flutter at 135kt

    How did you take the measurement for the stab and trim adjustment. I re-installed my stabilator. The maintenance manual (page 4-83) says take measurement and provide some kind of model but I do not see any indication as to what the measure should be. I know that my new trim is not right because even in the lower position it is above the horizontal stab. Any suggestion ?
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    fibreglass breaks down

    Question to those who had to balance their stabilizer . On the attached drawing I had to switch the position of KA6060040 at the top of the drawing and KA6060040 and the bottom (the narrow tube that goes into the wide one). In the original position, the safety wire that I used to compress the spring as recommended would remain fully stuck between the spring and the wider piece and totally beyond reach. The spring is working perfectly. I suppose this has no bearing on operations