KR> engine update

2017-01-18 Thread Oscar Zuniga via KRnet
Larry; it's always refreshing to read an engine success story. Most of them seem to read like mystery movies or horror stories when cases are cracked and the insides are exposed, especially when the engines are older and have passed through several sets of hands since being taken off of a

KR> engine update

2017-01-17 Thread Larry Flesner via KRnet
I found time today to remove the rods from the crank and do an amateur measurement of the crank with a digital micrometer. Crank is standard and right at "new spec's with zero abrasion or wear on any of the bearing locations. I'm guessing this crank could have gone another 2400 hours

Re: KR> engine update

2017-01-17 Thread Joe. E. Wallace via KRnet
Larry, was our teachers on “pick it up, or else” sisters jw > On Jan 17, 2017, at 07:11, Larry Flesner via KRnet > wrote: > > At 12:02 AM 1/17/2017, you wrote: >> I do not see an ___ Search the KRnet Archives at

Re: KR> engine update

2017-01-17 Thread Jeff Scott via KRnet
   Clearly you took good notes when you visited my shop! -Jeff Scott --- Cc: "Oscar Zuniga" <taildr...@hotmail.com> Subject: KR> engine update Larry: I see your problem immediately. Your hangar is too clean for you to get any serious work done. I do

Re: KR> engine update

2017-01-17 Thread Paul Visk via KRnet
Paul Visk Belleville Il. 618-406-4705 Original message From: Larry Flesner via KRnet <krnet@list.krnet.org> Date: 1/17/17 7:11 AM (GMT-06:00) To: KRnet <krnet@list.krnet.org> Cc: Larry Flesner <fles...@frontier.com> Subject: Re: KR> engine update At 12:02

Re: KR> engine update

2017-01-17 Thread Larry Flesner via KRnet
At 12:02 AM 1/17/2017, you wrote: I do not see any masking tape with handwritten labels on any wires or cables on the firewall, no yellow note-pad with items to remember to take care of in reverse order when re-assembling,

KR> engine update

2017-01-16 Thread Oscar Zuniga via KRnet
Larry: I see your problem immediately. Your hangar is too clean for you to get any serious work done. I do not see *any* tools on the floor, *no* old gasket scraps, dripped oil, pieces of snipped safety wire, errant washers, used and bent cotter pins, or any other evidence of actual progress

KR> engine update

2017-01-15 Thread Larry Flesner via KRnet
I can't believe the progress I made this weekend in about 8 hours of time. The only help I had was to drive out the piston pins and lift the case off the mount. I hope to split the case in the next few days. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/32133949/IMG_8995.JPG Larry Flesner

KR> Engine Update / Roy's Fifth Bearing

2010-06-05 Thread Larry H.
Dear Mark, You have shown all of us what persistence is, as EAA says, The Can Do Spirit. I, like you, think Roy has a real winner with his 5th bearing, machining and engine building skills. I hope you will be flying consistently for many years to come with no more engine distractions. Larry H.

KR> Engine Update / Roy's Fifth Bearing

2010-06-04 Thread Mark Jones
Ladies and Gents, Last evening was a beautiful time to go for a flight here in Wisconsin so I took to the air about 6 PM and climbed to 8,500' and played around on top of the clouds for an hour and a half. Being on top in a KR rates among the highest forms of entertainment in my play book.

KR> Engine Update

2009-03-09 Thread Larry H.
Mark, Based on the dates below, looks like you missed deer hitting season ! well, there's always next year.   ; ) Seriously I am proud of you for your perseverance in getting back into the air. You are a real inspiration, heck I think you have had your share of misfortune, I believe it is now

KR> Engine Update

2009-03-08 Thread Mark Jones
>Maybe the correct spelling would be 'mic'd'. I've been using micrometers >for >over 30 years and that is how I've always seen it written, as well as >writing it myself. >Happy flying soon! :-) >Mark W. Sounds good to me. Thanks for clarifying that for us. I hate incorrect grammar, spelling

KR> Engine Update

2009-03-08 Thread Mark
] On Behalf Of Mark Jones Sent: Sunday, March 08, 2009 11:29 AM To: KRnet Subject: Re: KR> Engine Update >How do you "mice" an engine? :-) >Is that something I should consider doing to my 0-200? :-) >Larry Flesner I would highly recommend it. :-) If you do not know what it i

KR> Engine Update

2009-03-08 Thread Mark Jones
>How do you "mice" an engine? :-) >Is that something I should consider doing to my 0-200? :-) >Larry Flesner I would highly recommend it. :-) If you do not know what it is here is a definition: Miced is a little different from "mice" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micrometer Mark Jones

KR> Engine Update

2009-03-08 Thread bobby burington
net> > Subject: Re: KR> Engine Update > To: "KRnet" <kr...@mylist.net> > Date: Sunday, March 8, 2009, 9:05 AM > > checked for tolerances, plastigauged, miced, measured, > tested and retested. > >Mark Jones (N886MJ) > +++

KR> Engine Update

2009-03-08 Thread Larry Flesner
> checked for tolerances, plastigauged, miced, measured, tested and retested. >Mark Jones (N886MJ) ++ Mark, How do you "mice" an engine? :-) Is that something I should consider doing to my 0-200? :-) Larry Flesner

KR> Engine Update

2009-03-08 Thread Mark Jones
Yesterday, I arrived Falcon Automotive at 10:00am and walked out of his shop last night at 8:30pm. I must say that working with Mark P for a full day is truly and inspiration. Mark P is one knowledgeable Corvair mechanic. I learned so much from working with him yesterday. Together we built the

KR> Engine Update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Jones
For those of you following my progress since my forced landing upon leaving the 2006 KR Gathering, the following is how things have progressed. After getting the plane home on a trailer, I proceeded to rebuild my carburetor by doing a through cleaning and installing a new gasket and diaphragm.

KR> Engine Update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Jones
: Rick Human [mailto:rahu...@ev1.net] > Sent: Monday, October 23, 2006 9:25 AM > To: Mark Jones > Subject: Re: KR> Engine Update > > > Mark - so you will know - note - message is cut-off > > Rick Human > Houston, Texas > > - Original Message - >

KR> Engine Update

2008-10-12 Thread bob
I can think of a lot of problems this could cause, but given the fact that the other 5 cylinders had good compression, why would this cause complete power loss? Rough running absolutely, but total engine out? Bob

KR> Engine Update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Jones
st.net [mailto:krnet-boun...@mylist.net]On > Behalf Of bob > Sent: Monday, October 23, 2006 9:42 AM > To: KRnet > Subject: Re: KR> Engine Update > > > I can think of a lot of problems this could cause, but given the > fact that the other 5 cylinders had good compression, why

KR> Engine Update

2008-10-12 Thread pe...@heroic.co.uk
> BTW: I did not have a total power outage. The power suddenly dropped to > idle and I was able to get surges of power up to 1500 rpm but could not > keep it there. Upon landing, I taxied in. > If you have a weak fuel to one or two cylinders, you would probably have blow-torched a piston - been

KR> Engine Update

2008-10-12 Thread pe...@heroic.co.uk
Ah, I see in mails I read after sending below, you have a blowing inlet valve. Depending on how open it sticks, it can have dramatic impact, as far more exhaust will get blown back into the intake tract - the burnt gas volume is several times the volume of the original charge ( hot gases expand

KR> Engine Update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Jones
t; Behalf Of pe...@heroic.co.uk > Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 10:16 AM > To: kr...@mylist.net > Subject: RE: KR> Engine Update > > > Ah, > > I see in mails I read after sending below, you have a blowing > inlet valve. > > Depending on how open it sticks

KR> Engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Colin & Bev Rainey
Well, finally had time today to drive over and pickup my motor mount from William Wynne's hangar. He has had it ready since Monday but work kept me from getting it until today. I ordered it just before Sun n Fun knowing that it would be after the flyin before it was ready. Clark's Corvair

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread mike
Mark Langford wrote: >I hooked up my Karmann Ghia's tach to it today and ascertained that both EIS >and Tiny Tach our way out in the weeds. The Tiny Tach reads about 5000 rpm >at idle, about 7000 at 2000 rpm, and then it goes back down to 5000 at 3000 >rpm! The EIS is off by some wierd

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Langford
Mike Warner wrote: > My father had the same problem with the tiny tach on a motor home with a > high energy ignition system. The problem was too much signal. He solved > the problem by reducing the number of turns around the wire. I believe > he was down to one loose turn to get the proper

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Gennady Gershfeld
Mark, You should try a ferrite ring or EMI filter it might help with interference. >From: "Mark Langford" <n5...@hiwaay.net> >Reply-To: KRnet <kr...@mylist.net> >To: "KRnet" <kr...@mylist.net> >Subject: Re: KR> en

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Langford
NetHeads, Yesterday was an interesting day. It was the first day of running my engine on the airframe and dialing in the carburetor. I put the results in webpage form at http://home.hiwaay.net/~langford/corvair/first_runs/ . Anybody that's sucessfully run an EIS or Tiny Tach on a Corvair or

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Stephen Jacobs
It was the first day of running my engine on the airframe Nice one Mark - congrats Steve J

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Brian Kraut
Subject: KR> engine update NetHeads, Yesterday was an interesting day. It was the first day of running my engine on the airframe and dialing in the carburetor. I put the results in webpage form at http://home.hiwaay.net/~langford/corvair/first_runs/ . Anybody that's sucessfully run an

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread StRaNgEdAyS
That's one sexy looking KR there Mark! I have a feeling that on a 6 cylinder distributor and coil powered unit the tach should be set to 6 pulses per revolution, the three pulses setting would be for a 6 cylinder coil pack setup where the plugs spark on the exhaust stroke as well a-la motorcycle

KR> engine update/ four place KR

2008-10-12 Thread larry flesner
I have a new attitude now, and I suspect I'll be able to fly it to the KR Gathering in September, although with no paint, wheel pants, or interior installed... >Mark Langford Mark, I think it's time for a big YEE HAA.

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Langford
Peter Bancks wrote: > I have a feeling that on a 6 cylinder distributor and coil powered unit the > tach should be set to 6 pulses per revolution, the three pulses setting > would be for a 6 cylinder coil pack setup where the plugs spark on the > exhaust stroke as well a-la motorcycle CDI unit.

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Langford
Peter Bancks wrote: > I have a feeling that on a 6 cylinder distributor and coil powered unit the > tach should be set to 6 pulses per revolution, the three pulses setting > would be for a 6 cylinder coil pack setup where the plugs spark on the > exhaust stroke as well a-la motorcycle CDI unit.

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread StRaNgEdAyS
Mark wrote: "Typical four stroke engines (such as cars and Corvairs) spin twice for every time they fire (one TDC is for compression stroke, the next one is for exhaust stroke), so a Corvair six times per two revolutions, (averages firing three times per revolution), so I have it set correctly for

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Doug Rupert
Probably set up for magnetos or hooked to a common coil wire that is hot all the time. Also could have had both ignition (main & secondary) switched on at the same time. Doug Rupert

KR> engine update/ four place KR

2008-10-12 Thread Dan Heath
Larry, How did it handle as a 4 place and what was the climb rate compared to a single place? See N64KR at http://KR-Builder.org - Then click on the pics "There is a time for building and a time for flying, and the time for building has long since expired." Daniel R. Heath - Columbia, SC See

KR> engine update/ four place KR

2008-10-12 Thread Ray Goree
Very clever way for Larry to claim increased capacity. Very good response. Ray goree Dan Heath wrote: Larry, How did it handle as a 4 place and what was the climb rate compared to a single place? See N64KR at

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Langford
NetHeads, I did a little engine update at http://home.hiwaay.net/~langford/index.html#update . I'll publish more details later, but I didn't want y'all to think I'd become a couch potato or anything. Actual test runs may commence as early as the weekend, although I've been saying that for

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Jones
/homepage.html - Original Message - From: "Mark Langford" <n5...@hiwaay.net> To: "Corvair engines for homebuilt aircraft" <corvaircr...@mylist.net> Cc: "KRNet" <kr...@mylist.net> Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2004 10:25 PM Subject: KR> engine up

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread larry severson
>Note: this engine, plenum, Is there any specific height above the cylinders that the plenum needs to have for proper cooling aIr flow? 1", 4"??? Larry Severson Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (714) 968-9852 lar...@socal.rr.com

KR> engine update

2008-10-12 Thread Mark Langford
Larry Severson wrote: > Is there any specific height above the cylinders that the plenum needs to > have for proper cooling aIr flow? 1", 4"??? Maybe, but I don't know what it is. I'd think that 3" or 4" would be best. If you used 1", the air would be pretty hot by the time it got back to the