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RE: Jabiru Calypso (J120) max weight questions (US)

@henry587 What is the MTOW of your Calypso now? And what country are you in?

1 month ago
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RE: excessive EGT spread

Hello Trtnik, That is a large spread. My concern is the 760C as that is a bit higher than our recommended maximum. It is hard to tell what the ...

1 month ago
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RE: Winter protection for Jabiru 3300 gen 4 engines

Yes, would advise inhibiting the cylinders and rocker chambers and then rotating it by hand every 15 days.

2 months ago
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RE: Winter protection for Jabiru 3300 gen 4 engines

Our engine maintenance manuals have detailed instructions for storage of Jabiru engines. See section 7(gen 3) or section 6 (gen 4). We do not recomme...

2 months ago
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RE: Jabiru compression test

For example if you had 5 cylinders showing 75-76psi and 1 showing 60psi, it would be worth investigating why that cylinder was different to the others...

3 months ago
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RE: Jabiru compression test

Hello, We don't have a criteria for the differential between cylinders. Each cylinder is assessed individually. That said if you notice that one c...

3 months ago
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RE: Gen 4 3300 Sump

The Gen 4 uses the integral plenum.

3 months ago
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RE: PD42J Carburettor

Hello John, The PD42J is pressure compensating. The balance tube is incorporated into the induction tube (cobra head) that comes with the engine. ...

3 months ago
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RE: excessive EGT spread

Hello Matej, The black substance is Loctite Gasket Sealant #2 as described in section 3.7.5 of the JEM0001-23 Engine overhaul manual. This manual i...

3 months ago
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RE: Oil hose disconnected during flight.

I don't think the lifters would be the first part that would be damaged. Usually the pistons start to pickup in the barrels before anything else, whe...

5 months ago
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RE: Oil hose disconnected during flight.

Hello Olav, Yes of course. Send it to info@jabiru.net.au and reference this thread. And yes a hydraulic lifter that leaks down will the engine i...

5 months ago
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RE: Fuel leak from wing vents

Hi, yes it could mean this. One thing you could do is take the cap apart so that you and push a rod up the vent tube. If it goes all the way up to ...

5 months ago
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RE: What is the best monitoring system instrument to keep Jab3300A under strict surveillance?

Here at the Jabiru we mostly use Dynon on the factory built aircraft. We do see some customers using MGL monitors too.

6 months ago
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RE: J160 nose wheel axle removal

Don't know of any special techniques. Soak with penetrating oil e.g WD40. Use a punch and support the other side to drive it out. Hope you can get ...

7 months ago
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RE: Waterless wash for prop and wing surfaces?

@jrooviator Yes the issue with silicone in polishes etc. is that it penetrates through the paint and ruins the bonding if a fibreglass repair was ever...

7 months ago
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