Total Maintenance Logs: 4

Hours Worked: 0

Leaky Fuel Drain Rebuild

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Jun. 19, 2023

When your airplane speaks you should listen.  A spot of fuel on the ground is an example of a subtle hint.  Small issues become bigger ones with time unless they are dealt with!   Initially I bought a pair of spare...

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IO-540 Cylinder Oil Return Lines – Worm Gear VS Constant Pressure Band Clamp

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Jan. 15, 2023

After cranking down on the worm gear hose clamps every time I have the cowl off to stop drips from coming out of the oil return lines I decided there must be a better method.  Putting an 8mm socket on...

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Upgraded RV-10 Door Struts.

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Jan. 15, 2023

With the struts that hold the gull-wing doors open beginning to loose their holding power I decided to upgrade from the Vans supplied 500N to these 600N struts.  I am told these have a slow open so at the end...

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Oil Change Done Right!

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Aug. 13, 2019

Alright so the oil filter on the back of the IO-540 is a bit of a challenge to get right.  As my maintenance plan includes changing the oil every 25 hours (oil is cheaper than engines) I have finally perfected...

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