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Forum: RV-3 05-26-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 82
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Posted By AV8Tricks
Oh my, that is Awesome. Okay, something to look...

Oh my, that is Awesome. Okay, something to look forward to. Excuse me, I'm gonna go shoot some more rivets.... Deb
Forum: RV-3 11-22-2005, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,228
Posted By AV8Tricks
Hey 12S

How's the fuel consumption? Vague memory of 172's makes me think it will be in about the 4.5 to 5 gph range at cruise.
Forum: RV-3 11-22-2005, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,228
Posted By AV8Tricks
160 vs 150

Hey Dayton:
What are you doing on the cylinders? I flat love Lycomings, used to work on 540's quite a bit. Was really glad that's what this a/c had in it.
Forum: RV-3 11-15-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,228
Posted By AV8Tricks
Cyls & Piston Pins

Mahlon:
Thanks for the info. These look pretty much like the original cylinders on the engine. In fact, pretty much everything looks original. I'm hopefully getting the logs in the next...
Forum: RV-3 11-15-2005, 03:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,228
Posted By AV8Tricks
150HP vs 160HP

Thank you so much, all. Iím pulling the engine tomorrow for tear-down. The tach. says 386 hrs. While itís probable on the airframe, best guess from the previous owner is that the engine has around...
Forum: RV-3 11-14-2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,228
Posted By AV8Tricks
Humphry's my hero

That's good news, simple piston swap. Wonder if the journal is for potential constant speed/hyd.... Thanks for the info.
Deb
Forum: RV-3 11-14-2005, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,228
Posted By AV8Tricks
RV-3 O-320 160 hp STC

Hi guys:
I just (five hours ago) bought my first RV. After about a three-hour long, "Whoo-hoo!" my neighbors threatened to break out the nets and thorazine darts. I finished doing cartwheels out...
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