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Forum: Messages 12-03-05, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,890
Posted By Bob Cook
cowl motors

Guy

1) Has your mechanic checked the resistance of the motor?

2) Suggest you soak it in CRC contact cleaner and try applying 24v momentarily to see if it may work.

3) if you are technical then...
Forum: Messages 11-21-05, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,270
Posted By Bob Cook
wx

You missed the temps to cap it off...:rolleyes:

and think of the fuel you save.


Bob
Forum: Messages 11-19-05, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,042
Posted By Bob Cook
fuel flow guage

George

I have one out of 74 P model.

my email is bobcook$$$@oii.net. remove the $$$

regards

Bob
Forum: Messages 11-18-05, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,891
Posted By Bob Cook
fuel flow

Hi Kevin..... congrats....

my email address is bobcook**@oii.net (remove the obvious)

Big Al

The fuel flow should be calibrated via factory proceedures which should give you 36-37 inches of...
Forum: Messages 11-18-05, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,891
Posted By Bob Cook
fuel pressure guage

I have one for a "P"

I have personal concerns having FUEL running in and out of the cockpit.

I replaced mine with a Shaddin for this reason including improved accuracy.

send me an email if...
Forum: Messages 11-17-05, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,741
Posted By Bob Cook
cat 4 cell

Thanks Rick

I chickened out that day and went inland. There is little room for deviation along v3 northbound and it really gets tight around Orlando and the Cape.

I have been pushed to penetrate...
Forum: Messages 11-17-05, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,967
Posted By Bob Cook
doors

This is an age old discussion.

Ernie is right. There is no excuse for not having the gear system in good operating condition including the power pack and especially the solenoid valves.

If...
Forum: Messages 11-17-05, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,741
Posted By Bob Cook
word of caution / food for thought

For those that have not read the prelim report;quote and reference below.

Pilots keep forgetting to tie down cargo and lose objects in the aircraft. Relating to an experience many years ago, I had...
Forum: Messages 11-17-05, 01:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,967
Posted By Bob Cook
Mark here is may 2 cents worth. 1) turbo /...

Mark

here is may 2 cents worth.



1) turbo / more hp
If you need turbo's then I would look for a factory installed system as the cost would be prohibitive if you had to buy all the parts...
Forum: Messages 10-23-05, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,551
Posted By Bob Cook
Wilma

Ernie

I am up in KSGJ waiting and waiting. Figured it was not worth crossing my fingers. Katrina was too close!

Heading back down your way Tuesday.

Bob
Forum: Messages 10-23-05, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,741
Posted By Bob Cook
re accident / thunderstorm

I departed out of KLNA heading to KSGJ at 3:45 PM on the 20th. I decided to proceed north heading inland to avoid *buildups along the coast*.

Wx was 2-2.5k scattered with few isolated cells with...
Forum: Messages 02-03-04, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,860
Posted By Bob Cook
Pressurized AC / leaks

GJ

Sure picked a lengthy subject..........

What pressure does your AC hold / at what altitude ?

Can you get max differential of 3.5 ?

There are various sources of leaks. Your mechanic can...
Forum: Messages 01-29-04, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,763
Posted By Bob Cook
re fuel flow

Jose

The cessna fuel flow indicator is based on FUEL PRESSURE to sense fuel flow.

The shadin uses a DIGITAL flow sensor (much like a miniature paddle wheel in the fuel "stream". It is located...
Forum: Messages 01-08-04, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,142
Posted By Bob Cook
gear up

Jerry

Lose fluid (broken hose) and there is little one can do to save the day...........

was the gear extended (flopping)?
doors open?

Bob
Forum: Messages 01-07-04, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,338
Posted By Bob Cook
re pre purchase

Can recommend someone in Boulder Co.

Just ask for a 100 hr guarantee with an 80% holdback for 1 yr then you don't need a pre-inspection.... :>)


bob
Forum: Messages 01-07-04, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,557
Posted By Bob Cook
re metal panel

On the '73 the metal panel is connected to the side wall supports with rivets.. It is a chore to remove and you will need a engineer to sign the new panel off (structural).

It really consists of...
Forum: Messages 12-19-03, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,751
Posted By Bob Cook
re 400a

400 AP is a good autopilot! like everything else you do need to pay some attention to it if it is going to satisfy your needs.

There are still lots of places that service them. I would recommend...
Forum: Messages 12-16-03, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,745
Posted By Bob Cook
re fuel

Kimber

Aux fuel does make sense since you are running a bit short for typical "P" missions assuming your capacity is 120 gallons. I make use of the 148 gallon capacity on a regular basis. I would...
Forum: Messages 12-16-03, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,029
Posted By Bob Cook
re Keven

Rick

1) Keven didn't write his bio. I think Kevin did........
2) he is a.......... "legal proctologist" .
<G>

Bob
Forum: Messages 12-16-03, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,745
Posted By Bob Cook
long range fuel

Kimber

You did not indicate what fuel tanks you currently have. ...

148 gallons? / post '74 ?

I find current fuel is sufficient for 98% of my missions. More fuel / less payload. I believe...
Forum: Messages 10-15-03, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,113
Posted By Bob Cook
re door seal

Curious.....

Who owns the STC on the door seals?

Bob
Forum: Messages 10-15-03, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,106
Posted By Bob Cook
ac

Mike

I had the Riley installed and it amounts to about 20k by the time you are done. You do need a PTO on the rear gear case drive and this can amount to about 8k (not part of the 20). This was...
Forum: Messages 10-03-03, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,477
Posted By Bob Cook
Totally agree with Kevin. No other systems...

Totally agree with Kevin.

No other systems approved for 337. Riley WAS working on a new system but not heard about it for last two years. It would be cost prohibitive to try and add boots!

I find...
Forum: Messages 09-21-03, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,374
Posted By Bob Cook
civility

Reduced "clutter" sure makes a difference !!

Bob

:D
Forum: Messages 09-21-03, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,106
Posted By Bob Cook
AC

Stanley

The 24v AC compressor that was STC'D for the Skymaster was not very effective. You needed heavier alternators besides. It took up valuable floor space (1/2 luggage compartment) and was much...
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