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by GMAC 76
Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:33 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: CYPRESS LAKE FISH CAMP SOLD!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1048

Re: CYPRESS LAKE FISH CAMP SOLD!!!

dave, i sure wish i could have been around here back then some of the pictures and stories about this area from years ago are really something some of the cabins on stilts are still here and are used and enjoyed on a regular basis a couple of them are now owned by two of my best buddies so i get to ...
by GMAC 76
Fri Jun 04, 2010 11:12 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: CYPRESS LAKE FISH CAMP SOLD!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1048

CYPRESS LAKE FISH CAMP SOLD!!!

the fish camp rv park at cypress lake has been sold the new name is boggy creek airboats at wild florida no mention of a camp or rv park in the new name thats kind of scary for those of us who live here no word on what the new owners have planned for the camp time will tell i guess hope they clean i...
by GMAC 76
Mon May 31, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: LAKE CYPRESS FISH CAMP SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 1093

Re: LAKE CYPRESS FISH CAMP SOLD

the fish camp has been sold they expect to close on the deal soon we have been told that for the immediate future they plan to leave things pretty much as they are they want to fix the road in the camp clean things up a little change some things in the store reopen the cafe etc etc as far as long te...
by GMAC 76
Sun May 30, 2010 6:52 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0470 with 520 cyls carb help!
Replies: 5
Views: 594

Re: 0470 with 520 cyls carb help!

my engine is an 0-470-15 with 520 cyls the engine came stock with a ma-4-5 carb jetted for 0470 cyls now with the 520 cyls i wondering if i am getting enough fuel with the stock 470 nozzle or if the increase in cubic inches needs more fuel?????
by GMAC 76
Sun May 30, 2010 1:29 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0470 with 520 cyls carb help!
Replies: 5
Views: 594

0470 with 520 cyls carb help!

one more time guys now that i have the timing taken care of i am wondering if the 0470 carb is enough for the 520 cyls or if it will be to lean and i should put in a different discharge nozzle say from a 540 carb i dont want to burn a piston with a lean mixture the plugs show that it is definetly no...
by GMAC 76
Sun May 30, 2010 12:52 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: more help with 0-470 timing
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Re: more help with 0-470 timing

I timed her to 24 on both mags and it runs and starts great thanks!
by GMAC 76
Sat May 29, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: more help with 0-470 timing
Replies: 2
Views: 404

more help with 0-470 timing

i now find out that this 0-470-15 has been fitted with 520 cyls so do i time it as an 0-470 or a 520 the timing on the 470 is 26 i believe the 520 timing is 22 thanks again sorry to be a pain but i dont want to mess up
by GMAC 76
Sat May 29, 2010 10:43 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: help with 0-470 timing
Replies: 3
Views: 370

Re: help with 0-470 timing

THANKS pirate what a great link appericate the help!!!!
by GMAC 76
Sat May 29, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: help with 0-470 timing
Replies: 3
Views: 370

help with 0-470 timing

can someone please help me with the correct timing with my 0-470-15 cont. the tag is beat up and i cant read the timing degrees it appears to be 22, 26 or mabye 28 i just cant tell and i want to do it right the engine is totally stock aircraft and burns only avgas thanks
by GMAC 76
Mon May 24, 2010 10:33 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: GO-435 TIMING
Replies: 2
Views: 614

GO-435 TIMING

can someone tell me the correct timing degrees on a GO-435 this engine has no tag and i am not sure if the timing is the same on the geared lycomings as it is on the dd engines i think most all lyc time at 25' BTDC
by GMAC 76
Sun May 23, 2010 11:33 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: GPU CRANK & GASKET SET???????
Replies: 6
Views: 649

GPU CRANK & GASKET SET???????

A friend of mine is trying to put together a 220gpu he has everything (and i truly mean EVERYTHING) execpt a crank shaft, bearings and an overhaul gasket set can someone help him out about where to go or who to call about these parts any info will be greatly appericated THANKS he doesnt have a compu...
by GMAC 76
Sat May 22, 2010 11:08 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Synthetic Oil for Lycomings
Replies: 5
Views: 904

Re: Synthetic Oil for Lycomings

i have been using the areoshell 15w50 semi syn for 5yrs in my 200 lyc with no problems except for the price per qt it has also been a good oil for my ol '75 shovelhead
by GMAC 76
Thu May 13, 2010 10:33 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: GPU MANUALS
Replies: 2
Views: 404

GPU MANUALS

I recently ordered and received overhaul and parts manuals for the pe-150 and pe-90 Cont. GPU engines the overhaul manual for the pe-150 was $30 parts manual $27 overhaul for pe-90 $40 these are really nice and very complete they are available from ESSCO AIRCRAFT MANUALS i am a little new to the for...
by GMAC 76
Thu May 13, 2010 10:20 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: continental 220 groundpower manual ?
Replies: 25
Views: 3165

Re: continental 220 groundpower manual ?

ESSCO AIRCRAFT MANUALS has overhaul and parts manual for the 6cyl gpu and overhaul manual for the 4cyl gpu 6cyl overhaul manual #38G2-39-2 $30 parts manual#38G2-20-4 $27 4cyl overhaul manual #38G2-19-13 $40 i ordered all of these about 2 months ago and they are super nice just type in essco aircraft...
by GMAC 76
Thu May 13, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Oil Pressure
Replies: 7
Views: 831

Re: Oil Pressure

same thing happened to a guy in our camp he put in a new oil pressure regulator spring and ball his pressure not only went back up to where it was but it stayed higher when the engine warmed up
by GMAC 76
Sun May 02, 2010 8:36 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Another fuel pump question
Replies: 6
Views: 579

Re: Another fuel pump question

just did exactly what you are wanting to do on an IO-520 used a FACET 3-6psi pump from NAPA it works great!
by GMAC 76
Sat May 01, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: POWDER SOAP OR LIQUID FOR SPRAYER, WHAT ABOUT SOFTNER??
Replies: 3
Views: 718

Re: POWDER SOAP OR LIQUID FOR SPRAYER, WHAT ABOUT SOFTNER??

some of the best stuff i have tried is the additive they put in the "spot free rinse" water at the car washes it doesnt gum up the pump or the spray heads
by GMAC 76
Fri Apr 30, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: different rpm at WOT
Replies: 14
Views: 903

Re: different rpm at WOT

u r right sir!!! i kinda like that 2950 but why does it happen?
by GMAC 76
Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: different rpm at WOT
Replies: 14
Views: 903

different rpm at WOT

why is there so much difference in WOT engine rpm from the trailer to the lake i just put a new prop on a 540 dialed in the pitch to turn 2800 on the trailer left everything the same took it to the lake and the engine turned up to nearly 2950 can someone tell me what causes this???
by GMAC 76
Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:04 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0435 lyc automotive dist????
Replies: 7
Views: 720

Re: 0435 lyc automotive dist????

well fellas, when my buddy found out that this BIG HEAVY 6 CYL engiine with hard to find parts only puts out 190hp at 2550 and spools up slower than a 65 cont with an 80" wood paddle prop he SOLD IT to a outfit that deals in military surplus in TEXAS so it is history he sends a big THANK YOU!!!! to ...
by GMAC 76
Mon Apr 26, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0435 lyc automotive dist????
Replies: 7
Views: 720

0435 lyc automotive dist????

a buddy just bought an o-435-a lyc engine complete engine in good condition it has an automotive style distributor in the right hand mag hole this was the way it came from lyc the dist is broken and not reusable the question is can this dist be removed and replaced with 2 mags the accessory housing ...
by GMAC 76
Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: i want to try a deckover
Replies: 5
Views: 1134

i want to try a deckover

ok fellas here we go i have been an airboater for 41 years every one of my boats has been aircraft powered on open fiberglass hulls right now i am running a pretty rank 360 a/v on an 11 foot night hawk but i would like to now try an aluminum full deckover hull with my 360 now heres where i need some...
by GMAC 76
Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 220 not wanting to quit
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: 220 not wanting to quit

sometimes if you have your idle rpm set too high 700 or more when you shut down the engine the carb butterflies are open enough to let the engine draw in extra air causing the engine to run on try setting your idle rpm at 450 to 500 this may shut the butterflies just enough more to help to kill the ...
by GMAC 76
Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Long reach spark plugs.
Replies: 6
Views: 1005

Re: Long reach spark plugs.

For what it is worth i have look for years for an 18mm long reach automotive style plug and have struck out it seams they are exclusively made for aircraft harnesses on aircraft engines i know they make an insert bushing to put in the 18mm hole and then use any 14mm automotive plug you wish but it i...
by GMAC 76
Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Nebraska Airboaters
Topic: Musrooms are a poppin!
Replies: 19
Views: 2120

Re: Musrooms are a poppin!

with all thats going on in the world its nice to see that mushroom BS is still alive and well in nebraska

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