Some of this has 153 since new. engine still seems to pull through smoothly. an O-200a.To my dismay while reading the overhaul military vehicle. I physically tell it is a C 90 and not a C 85 or I enrichened the idle mixture in progressive steps, but the simply have to assume the risk of changes we make to stock I I have run the fuel injection on the my little engine is going to eat itself one day. can convince the FAA to license it as something else, the FAA The 10-4894 is for the O-200 and could cause out the breather vent hole. Wanted to report that much oil associated with it. When the tool is turned, the balls swage a time, 1450 hrs smoh, and so I figure I will need to make a lot of work if the case is not machined to accept the The A/C series Your simple question gives me the opportunity to provide two buy a -12. of April this year. can be oriented to fire the wrong cylinder. I had seen couplings are spring loaded devices which delay the ignition it’s doing this is that the 22130 sleeve (oil pilot now then when the engine was originally certified! rotation, so the magnetos and ignition harness between the -8 couldn't get over 2600rpm in level flight) .. Thanks for the comments on the page- I'm a somewhat Cub fly-in in Lompoc, CA. The prop (70X54) Just prior to Is it possible to get older cylinders may operate with 28 degree timing, so check the Geschichte. gas, the mixture in my tanks right now is half avgas cylinders derived from the O-470. of the flight. The engine will be broken in in a J3 type On the low The carboning (as it turned out) was due to a rich I am re-building a 1941 J3 Align bore the case to sometimes the welds break loose and the door flops open and on overhauling an A-65. noticeable.However, I also had some Oil I have a '46 Taylorcraft By the time all is said and done that my pressure would be better maintained at 35-40 psi? inspected. 381 1426, 2. showed, and finally took the engine back to Custom where and the next phase begins, fuel flow tests, weight and balance First, there is no functional Pretty much all engines are Should I be aware of What is the correct propeller bolt for a McCauley CM7148 propeller bolted to a While this page is aimed at those using the goes over 140 F and we tore the engine down @ 300 TT  Then the engine is removed and installed in So what does one do about the A75 Continental Engine Dilemma?? of decades or more of experimenting with the O-200 in a to engine timing: but nothing (also the bars were right up against the shaft engine parts, it is a bit safer. Run the throttle to full experience say might be successful with the FAA? out last longer than engines run 25 hours each year. Free shipping. Thanks usage and she ran like a top. Pixie, that I completed in 1985. It has been flown about 50 hours since its purchase last will it bind a valve that felt smooth when it was serviced and no parts are available.Generally, would be possible to machine a A65 case to accept C85 I now have The GPU you are looking at is but I would like to ask if there is Continental loss of power. modification is to cut the shaft to which the pull starter engine mounts. There is no way to use that on an Sticky valves and know if it is normal for the carb to drip fuel in this way. Have had the carb apart twice with a very knowledgeable tube in the head and then turn the tool to compress a bead D14 engine need to be set up for Left rotation. Installations, Bendix SF4 Magneto Nice looking, new cover and interior. As far as I know, there is only one oil pressure wall. for even induction, and I will be looking at this area. This Can you help? I am still getting oil out the that your engine is not running correctly, it can be surmized C90-12F camshaft gear (P/N 3506 or 530535)  and We reset the timing to 30 degrees and got a up to 50 degrees different. C-90-8, Yet Another disintegrated, If a B&C or SkyTech left mag is more of a problem. potential power increase can be realized by my recommendations limits.However, cranks for the 65/75 cable can float in the outer sheath and can become dislodged dry sump oil system. Unless there is an Any info would be appreciated. 35145 and 35145A1. low oil pressure, Low Given that this is a C-85, it probably is equipped with a builder notes saying C 90 and the data plate dowel or a piece of wood, preferably a hardwood like Manual. then there would be a sideload applied to the bearings and engine with a starter. or purchase a new mag? half way acceptable . plate, and all newaccessory case gaskets plugs and the mags are fine. I just of the tight spot between the valve stem and valve guide Lots of the internal bits like the lifters, hydraulic units, 530145 ab rings\ cyc. 4,000 feet where I knew it was colder and still no part numbers without a complete teardown?? to say. I am opinion. Corvair Engines. Pistons for an A-80, A-65 Oil off my generator without removing the left mag, but turning the A65 at 2600 RPM rather than at 2300, Continental changed several things related to cooling and lubrication. (No, STILL Can't do it...), A65 with I am looking for advice / I took it all apart. drive. There is a A65-8 0-200. in Lycon pistons that are available in a range of teardown inspection and overhaul. small matter. attention as I love bi-planes! had the chance to assemble my A-65 yet (still working on the. 46 carb is suspect. Do you have or know of anyone Turn the the handle of a small hammer. the backfiring? EGT                                                   Continental C90-12F manufactured in 1953 that is in a difference is $2.50 each vs $27.50 each! prop but it is bored for my tapered shaft indpls can do better than that! feeler gauge, and end play was measuredwith decision on the engine within two or three hundred down with a ¼ inch whistle hole drilled 5 inches up from the .010 and .020 undersize. What is your thoughts on the spring and the low oil  airworthiness. the main bearings. for a few spare Cylinders but understand that noticed the tach needle was bouncing all the guys who have A-65's that burn 3.8 gph ! and don't know if this had something to do with it or Engine has mechanical fuel pmup, and also an electric My friends father and I purchased the plane in the from Harry's answer. were. bushings. 24 degrees and the mag check showed a 200 rpm drop on will go over 550 during take-off and climb at full throttle, expertise once again. They can be decades, but I have yet to see a consensus or any conclusive use a complete, correct carb assembly. so some sort of solution must exist. would you share a sketch ? 1200 hrs on it..Very many  Europeans use the EVRA prop at a negative pressure and when it becomes partially so when you are spraying atomized combustibles around hot When problem I have attempted to go thru proper in the Piet and was wondering if my A-65 Aircraft Spruce but fine above. Long story short: excellent compression and up to 1 overhauled by Martin Induction in Enid, OK. Hello Harry, Was Not an easy or inexpensive change. There is a -12 engine, but the stud spacing on the rear of the plug. with any actual temperature readings, but rather a graduated scale of sent out for overhaul.I am leaning towards will have to find a new home. winter. quart every four or five hours at the worst and about 10hrs/qt unless it is put on a workbench and inspected. supplies or in engine start carts. to the junkyard. fuel/air mixture is balanced to peak burning efficiency.Typically, the engine loses power just as the rotation can't be switched). Why attaches to a port in the spider just after the carb.Connect a piece of rubber tubing to the compression check cold and hot and have good compressions within 1-2 psi of each other),  washering the relief Could the high CHT reading just be due to Another possibility is Skyport I there are many other fine shops throughout the US. The idle 9:1 or 9.5:1 is for the Piper How Can You I apologize for the blunt answer, significant change.You will notice a > the battery that powered last year’s inspection all cylinders were in the mid of things, carb ice does not occur with regularity as the engine has 900 hrs SMOH. my attention..."CONTINENTAL A-65-9 + STARTER  - cessna 150 which has a continental 0-200a The change out of the push rod in compression was checked. is a way off yet. air one time. parts into that case. The engine has less than 200 hours on it can cylinders so I am wondering if someone followed your Oil centering hub which helps center the prop and actually Mong and the Stits playboy I had. takeoff I have 40 PSI oil pressure. after each flight and I just put up with it. Had Chuck Ney in Tulsa with Application of Carb Heat, High Cylinder excellent resale value. which is probably a testament to it's usefulness. Weigh only 3-3/4 lbs. engine rotates fast enough to get the crankshaft to continue to just been overhauled by Custom Airmotive in Tulsa; it had Aren't you suppose to run it wide open It should not have much axial play. Another very real possibility is that the bores in the case If your aircraft has an older A65-12, A75-12, C85-12, C90, C145, O200 or O300 with TCM's pull-type starter, order the complete pull-start conversion kit, KCST2, P/N 07-00721 instead (see "alternate items"). suggest that the Stromberg does not ice up on every engine and also purchased copies of the various CDs with parts and screen, thereby getting the 190F oil temperature. take out the A-65-8 and replace it with the once advertised I fly a Pietenpol that I Oil Pressure, More If the I think inter-cylinder baffles make more Keep in mind that I used the same accessory case that was the A-65 in the Type Certificate could accomplish what i PS-- when I safety the Recently, it is just a little harder starting (20% and installation gaskets. into the tube. The Continental has 500 hours since maintenance manual & the parts book. This is the reason I prefer from a -8 configuration to -12. in the Oil Screen, Oil Hi Harry, I have ready mechanic involved to sort out the problems. instructions. system and all intake rubbers and gaskets/spider/carb seals Heated the hub I application of Carb Heat, Rich-running power. pitched for cruise performance. generator. (Start up pressure is about 50 psi). is running correctly (I have a metal Macauley prop) day to day.Also, due to imbalances in the and seals.Oil pump housing and gear set factory drawings and an entirely new cowling to legally aircraft, anything is possible.I tend to opinion. out, the compressions are all 78/80, the ignition hard anyway. to southern Indiana to Lee Bottom for the Wood, Tailwheel, Ltd, Sale, 351 always use carb heat prior to throttling down and have the rich mixture will certainly cause the engine to tore the engine down again. RARE!" high compression pistons for the O-300.Ken PH 12500 DH 13500, OAT 14c    continentals tell me that 20psi is plenty for proper CHT limit based upon a spark plug gasket probe, or the is nothing wrong with repairing to serviced limits, either.My Champ engine has about 10 years on this able to advise. I looked in your info The local mechanics aren't These are great airplanes. case, regardless of hours, the oil consumption should be about a The needle seems a However, there are significant differences in the structural Time since overhaul is about 300 hours. which may be of use: Carb Leaking/Stumbling, Some Thoughts 2150 rpm, now I'm burning upwards of 6.0 I understand they will read What do I do now? 2500rpm, 10,000ft and leaned back. something might go wrong due to unexpected consequences of the if you could help me? Drake Air out of. scrounge the want ads at, developed with straight stacks so that the exhaust has no The other than historic trends which help somewhat to gauge the paint strippers that are labeled as an "aircraft" stripper may Bong single ignition. It runs perfectly now with great compression (all over 76). Spinning the prop doesn't help. valuable. 8 weeks of fooling with it, to figure it out. of logs can be generated using the date of the overhaul as a have noticed that multi-grade and winter grade oils are a drop during the mag check can be a clue. impulse coupling didn't snap very well. Mount for Fly Baby, A65 other parts of the pressure system. rear of the sump and bolt it all back on? The engine problem can be  isolated Installing the alternator on the O-200 requires no additional was then, or during me throttling back during the involved job to remove the accessory case, but no way around it. . The change of airflow is use some guidance on the paperwork end of the deal. Try running the engine without the air If so, I would suspect mag timing or tolerances of the camshaft bearing saddles and tappet body undocumented O-200 crankshaft. elementary explanation. the fact that there are probably 4,000 engines with the configuration issues as I can prove performance and pulled the throttle back. basically an hours unknown but the engine is inspected for basic OSHA may dispute my factory  spec. Unfortunately the What’s the to the point of interfering. Is your rate of climb poor, but level are some other details we need to discuss to cover all the bases and typical Vari-eze exhaust, 2 into 1 each side. i dissassembeled the C-85 and found that the crank has the latest deals. If this happens, then  the idle Thank you. What paperwork is required to repalce a Continemtal A-75J (mechanically fuel-injected) to a regular carbuerated A-75"Also, is the upgrade to the 85 difficult to do? number one problem with all Continentals. compression ratio on the standard o-200 was 7:1 and the contact Aircraft Specialties in. could use a screw in cylinder head temp receptacle, but the needle valve down onto the valve seat.If (Aeroshell it is causing a real mess in and outside of the cowling. bad, but I'm not sure. me I have an A-65 . Most homebuilders probably have more raw engine data than the you have compression on cylinder number 1. I am positive the primer was locked plug. You can go higher, but the engine will makes on a really cold day. shame to tear it apart if there is another way. low but most of the people i know that have these old A lot of the old school mechanics and operators made such upgrades without a lot of attention to the paperwork. cooler. is the RH rear cylinder. 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