Re: N275CH First Flight Q200


Jim Patillo
 

Kevin,

Phil makes a good point. Do you have a newly rebuilt engine?

Brad's 0200 (Tom Moores airplane) has three or four hundered hours
on it and when Brad shuts down, his prop is hard to turn until it
cools.

Jim P.
--- In Q-LIST@..., britmcman@a... wrote:
Kevin:

Engines also seize for heat related tight fit conditions. Some of
these are
piston diameter to cylinder wall diameter not sufficient, piston
ring gap not
sufficient ( piston ring can grow shut. Further expansion causes
the ring to
bind against the cylinder wall and results in an engine seize),
and plain
bearings can also seize. Some of these can self heal if
temperatures go down,
others cause damage.

Cheers,

Phil Lankford
N870BM


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