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Forum: RV-12 03-16-2017, 05:59 PM
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Posted By rv6ejguy
There is little mystery in this story. Once fuel...

There is little mystery in this story. Once fuel is in a hot float bowl at atmospheric pressure, if fuel temperature exceeds the boiling point of the lightest fraction (usually Butane in winter...
Forum: RV-12 03-16-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By rv6ejguy
Nothing bad is likely to happen other than you...

Nothing bad is likely to happen other than you may end up taking apart the gearbox before TBO and at overhaul, more pieces inside that gearbox may have to be replaced. Those are perhaps small prices...
Forum: RV-12 03-16-2017, 09:05 AM
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Posted By rv6ejguy
Oil change intervals are reduced using 100LL and...

Oil change intervals are reduced using 100LL and Rotax techs tell me that gearboxes on engines using 100LL are pretty gunked up with lead, even with the shorter oil drain intervals.

Lead isn't good...
Forum: RV-12 03-16-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By rv6ejguy
I've seen some boiling point comparisons of...

I've seen some boiling point comparisons of winter mogas and some were as low as 105F at SL- lower at several thousand feet. Food for thought on a warm engine with heat soaked carb float bowls.
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