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    Boxer Diesel Weight

    John, go to the CKT Aero Engines website, www.cktaeroengines.com Ron
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    Boxer Diesel Weight

    go to cktaeroengines.com
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    Boxer Diesel Weight

    Hi BJC the current weight for the full firewall frame inclusive engine is 507 lbs plus a further 46 lbs for the MT hydraulic propeller and spinner. All that is needed is a fuel feed and return plus a power lead to the starter. Ron
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    Boxer Diesel Weight

    Cut the claptrap and go onto the website where you will find the wet weight of our firewall inclusive engine and propeller, my comment on weight was in response to the question of comparisons of 360 to the Subaru base unit which we receive direct from Subaru without any of the bolt on parts. at...
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    Boxer Diesel Weight

    Hi Tim Thank you for your post, we are not a large company 5 people in all and at present we have 2 projects on the go, certification of the existing engine and a direct drive engine which will reduce the weight of the existing engine quite considerably.(this will be an economy fixed prop...
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    Boxer Diesel Weight

    Gentlemen, We at CKT Aero Engines Ltd in the United Kingdom have been developing the 2ltr Euro 6 ee20 engine over the last 4 years, and if you would like to visit our website www.cktairoengines.com you can read all about it and see a short video of the testing. We have extensively developed the...
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    Firewall security

    Thanks Larry, the video covers the subject we were looking for. Best regards Ron
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    Firewall security

    I saw an article on one of the kit builder sites which showed a secure way of passing wiring looms through the firewall. this was a combination of a fire-resistant grommet and several metal plates. Anyone recall this and if so can you point me in the right direction. Thanks
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    Buy the engine early, or not?

    the new engines are here look at our website www.cktaeroengines.com and view the new CKT-240 Turbo diesel.
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    Use of PVC covered wires

    Sorry Guys, reviewed my thread need to give you more information, I am part of a development team building a diesel engine for Experimental aircraft market. we are using a factory delivered Subaru Euro 6 engine as our power unit which is delivered complete with wiring harness. (hence my original...
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    Use of PVC covered wires

    some of the sensors on the engine we use are bespoke, we have the original engine wiring harness delivered with the engines so at present we are removing the male plugs from the harnesses and re soldering them using aircraft-grade wires. If it was possible to use the original PVC wire perhaps...
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    Use of PVC covered wires

    What are the rules regarding the use of PVC covered wiring in the engine area forward of the fire wall in the building of experimental aircraft. I clearly understand that PVC can not be used in the cockpit.
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