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Old 11-13-2017, 08:28 PM
drone_pilot drone_pilot is offline
 
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Default Fuel Servo Installation

Hello All,

I sent my RSA-5 fuel servo and flow divider to Airflow Performance for evaluation/overhaul. I have a Lycoming IO360-A1A. My question comes when re-installing the servo on the sump. I have new gaskets coming but would like to know the right way to prepare the mating surfaces and also whether I need to apply any goop to the gaskets when installing. If so, what kind of goop should I use. )

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Old 11-14-2017, 01:32 AM
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Default Confirm with Don

I'd confirm with Don, but this came up recently and there were a lot of good ideas from dry, to vaseline, to other gasket sealers. It's a low pressure area so there shouldn't be a need for much to keep it sealed.
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Old 11-14-2017, 09:02 AM
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I will need to send my RSA into Don soon too. Please share the outcome of the inspection / overhaul / rebuild with us.

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Andrew
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Old 12-06-2017, 07:17 PM
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I will need to send my RSA into Don soon too. Please share the outcome of the inspection / overhaul / rebuild with us.

Thanks,
Andrew
Hi Andrew,

I had the entire system flow tested and overhauled. They provided a list of all parts replaced which was very lengthy. I contacted Don with some questions and he was very patient to answer everything. I give them very high marks! I still have some engine issues which I just put in another post, but itís not injection related this time. My engine hot idles better than it ever has too!

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