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    Toobuilder reacted to BJC's post in the thread modern equivalent to doped canvas? with Like Like.
    Seal skin. BJC
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    Toobuilder replied to the thread Spark redundancy..
    Operators can petition for an exemption from MFG TBO if they have the data to back it up.
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    This thread is about getting off our collective a$$ and reversing the "negative trends" of GA through positive, deliberate acts.
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    Ok, I did my part for today. Flew over to Mojave and traded some irrelevant 1's and zero's for much more usefull 100LL via the magic of...
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    Toobuilder replied to the thread Drivetrain Power Loss.
    Perhaps there is a bit of a language barrier here, but a "differential" is a means to split power equally between at least two driving...
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    Toobuilder replied to the thread Drivetrain Power Loss.
    Unsprung weight is a factor, but so is the torque reaction of the shaft as it tries to climb the ring gear on accel and decel. The...
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    Toobuilder replied to the thread Drivetrain Power Loss.
    Yep, much of the asserions concerning drivetrain losses and "work" are laughable. The idea that there is a huge disparity in power...
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    Please see post #1. This thread is about owning YOUR responsibility to individually increase activity in GA, thereby "saving" it.
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    Toobuilder replied to the thread Spark redundancy..
    Well, Ross has essentially developed a zero drag cooling system for his Subie installataion, and I'm sure he's had the opportunity to...
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    Toobuilder replied to the thread Spark redundancy..
    I have the dyno sheets from Lycon and it does list a BSFC number, but I also do not believe the claimed output. It is significantly...
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    Toobuilder replied to the thread Spark redundancy..
    Well, the current price of 100LL is within pennies of the lowest grade auto gas at the corner station around me (all over $4 bucks per...
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    Toobuilder replied to the thread Spark redundancy..
    Hey Ross - Are you aware of any auto conversions that run LOP relaibly in an aviation application? LOP ops in a Lyc/Con engine is well...
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    Toobuilder replied to the thread Drivetrain Power Loss.
    Quote of the week right there! Do you not recognize the credentials and real world experience of the individual your are trying to...
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    Toobuilder reacted to AdrianS's post in the thread Spark redundancy. with Like Like.
    We're a long way from spark redundancy, but I'll throw in my 2 cent's worth anyway - Modern auto engines are optimised for car use...
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    Toobuilder replied to the thread Spark redundancy..
    The discussion concerns claimed superiority of one architecture vs. another architecture in a head to head comparison. Pick an altitude...
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