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  1. Engine overhaul time

    When we bought our 1957 Tri-pacer in 2010 the engine had just under 1700 hrs since OH on an O-320 150hp narrow deck. We knew an OH was eventually coming some day and started preparing ourselves. A couple weeks ago during our annual we found that "THE DAY" is here. While bore scoping the cylinders we found that #4 was cracked and needed to be replaced. After removing the cracked cylinder we were exploring inside and found a crack in the case that extended from an oil hole in the cam bore ...
  2. Tony's "63 Colt Restoration Project"

    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Modra View Post
    I am restoring a 1963 Piper Colt. The fuel primer leather seal is completely deteriorated. Is there a repair for this primer. Thanks, Tony
  3. What to look for when purchasing PA 22/20?

    Hello there,

    I've been thinking about purchasing a PA 22/20 150 TW I'm just not sure what I need to be looking for, besides the norm of looking over the logs and airframe time, engine etc. I've heard that there are places where these planes will develop rust etc. I'm just looking for a guide line or what to look for before I waste someone else's time having them go with me. I'd like to be able to take pictures and report back and then get someone to come look at it if it's what I'm ...
  4. Tagging

    No folks, "tagging" is not what gang members are doing to the side of your hangar, it is a great way to organize and search through all of the information contained in the forums. Each person has the ability to "tag" by adding tags that make sense to that post. It is a little like filing or categorizing, you can then view and search the "tag cloud" (bottom of the search area) and ...

    Updated 01-07-2010 at 01:56 PM by sj

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  5. Handy Things to Know About the New ShortWingPiper.Org Forums

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    Hey folks, here is some handy stuff to know!

    1. To change your time zone, go to "settings" in the upper right when logged in, then go to "forum settings" and set your time zone. You may want to set some other handy features in here too!

    2. Under settings is also where you can upload an avatar and a profile picture, as well as put photos in your personal albums.

    3. You will see that you have "friends ...

    Updated 01-07-2010 at 11:59 AM by sj

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