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New Q1 project

John Bolding <JNBOLDING1@...>
 

I am considering starting a Q1 project in the next year or so (2 other
projects to finish up first) and wish to visit with someone for awhile
who has been built one. This will be my 5th homebuilt (RV3, Glasair,
701 and Legal Eagle)so fabing the metal parts that came in the kit is
not a problem but there are undoubtly some forks in the road and Yogi
says you gotta take it. Would prefer to talk to someone who has taken
them already. If all the necessary info is in the back issues I'll get
them as well. Am thinking about 2 cyl VW or Corvair (Building one each
for the Legal Eagle) or maybe even the 4a084 if I can shed some #s.
THANKS John Bolding
off list is fine if you prefer


Re: Fuel filler problem and brake seals.

Peter Harris <peterjfharris@...>
 

Larry that does not work either. That is a fix that was put in to keep the vent open in case a bug gets in the opening. It actually reduces the ram pressure by bleeding air . It just alters the airspeed at which ram pressure = weight of fuel caught in the vent. I had that mod when the Revmaster was almost stopped by fuel in the vent.
A short up facing vent is self clearing.
Peter

<> * 5. I just found a solution for the potential of trapping fuel in the
vent - drill a very small hole at the back of where the vent turns forward.
Larry Severson
Fountain Valley, CA 92708>
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Re: Revmaster stripped spark plug

Jon Finley <jon@...>
 

Hi Dave,

Yes, this is very common. I used the Heli-Coil brand (IIRC) on the top
plugs. I suspect doing the button plugs is the same but I have no
experience with them.

Jon Finley
N90MG Q2 - Subaru EJ-22 DD - 467 Hrs. TT
Apple Valley, Minnesota
http://www.FinleyWeb.net/Q2Subaru

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Sent: Monday, May 09, 2005 9:11 PM
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Subject: [Q-LIST] Revmaster stripped spark plug


Has any one used a threaded insert to repair a stripped spark plug hole
in their Revmaster? The #3 lower spark plug came out hard and ruined
the threads. Thanks for any input. Dave Dugas


Re: Revmaster stripped spark plug

tr31961
 

took my stripped cylinder to local automotive machine
shop and had a new insert installed. very inexpensive.
Gordon
--- Dave Dugas <davedq2@...> wrote:
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stripped spark plug hole in their Revmaster? The #3
lower spark plug came out hard and ruined the
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Dave Dugas
 

Has any one used a threaded insert to repair a stripped spark plug hole in their Revmaster? The #3 lower spark plug came out hard and ruined the threads. Thanks for any input. Dave Dugas


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Q1 Engines, Props, Cowls

re5ande1 <ckcoleman@...>
 

If anyone is working on a Q1 project I have some parts which are now
available:

2 Onan engines, one is zero time, the other has minimum time. Both
have been in storage since 1989. Includes propeller flanges.

2 propellers: 44x32 scimitar design and 40x30 both in new condition

2 nose cowls for the Onan configured Q1. One is brand new, the two
halves have never been drilled; the other is used but in excellent
condition.


CS6, 7, 10, 23

triq212b <triq212b@...>
 

I recently found some paper templates of some CS parts. I also
disected a broken wing and dug out other parts that I couldn't find.
I've drawn these parts in Auto cad and would like to know if anyone
could check my measurements with their parts to see if they are correct
before I begin to cut them.

Thanks in advance,
Joe,
Pennsylvania


Re: Tandem Wing Spring Fling approaching- Things to sell

rondefly@...
 

Larry, I think that you wanted some funds for the parts is why you didn’t
get any response. I was about to order some 0-200 gaskets, so if your give
away price is somewhere around 50% of retail I would get them from you, I
will be there for the Friday dinner if South West is on time.

Ron & Carolyn Triano Q-200 N4710P

-----Original Message-----
From: Q-LIST@... [mailto:Q-LIST@...]On Behalf Of L
Koutz
Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2005 8:26 PM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] Tandem Wing Spring Fling approaching- Things to sell

WOW!

I can't believe there was no response to my "Items to Sell" Either it did
not get to the net
or there is no interest! Anyway just in case it was missed I will resend the
ads.

Larry

I am going to be coming to the "Spring Fling" but I will be driving as,
unfortunately, my
Corvair powered Q is not yet done.



I have a few aviation items that I wish to sell and can bring them along if
someone has any
interest. This is a list of the items.



Continental O-200A engine. This engine ran fine and had lots of power but I
had low oil
pressure and I decided to ground the engine. This is nearly a complete
engine. The MA3-SPA
carb I am using on the Corvair. One mag gear is gone and there is no
starter. It was a pull
start starter and I replaced it with a Sky-Tec starter so I had to cut off
the pull start
pivot. You will have to replace that part or buy the Sky-Tec starter or the
B & C one that
fits. The oil pump has been overhauled about 20 hours ago and didn't fix my
low oil pressure
situation.



Q-200 cowl This part was made from a my mold. This cowl is missing the
lower area where the
carb intake and carb would go. It is about 3-4 layers of glass and would
have to be
reinforced.



O-200 swing away engine mount. This engine mount allows the engine to swing
out for
maintenance. Also included is a removable mag box.



Lycoming style alt mounting bracket and pulleys. This allows a Nipendensu
alt to be mounted
to the fuel pump pad area of the Continental O-200 engine.



Subaru EJ-22 Engine. This engine is the basic core and I stripped most of
the parts off to
use it as an engine for the Q-200. I have most of the parts and I have a Don
Paraham
modified engine harness that allows this engine to run without all the
excess wires. This
engine has run on the new harness. The engine had over 100,000 miles on it
when removed.



Prince P-Tip propeller suitable for the Continental O-200 I think it is a
58" diam X 68"
pitch. This prop took my Q-200 to just shy of 200 MPH. Also included is a
spinner for the
prop.



Fiberglass air intake/ filter/carb heat part that fits the Q-200
Continental.



Various Continental O-200 gaskets



Continental O-200 accessory case.



Continental O-200 intake elbows.



If you have any interest in these parts please call me at 229-247-5297 or
E-mail me at
koutzl@...



I will not sell these parts at give away prices but something that is fair
or if you have
something to trade let me know. I am interested in:

Corvair engines, VW props, Mazada RX-7 RX-8 engines.



I don't know now when I will be leaving for the Spring Fling. It may be as
much as a week
prior to the event so if you are interested you need to get in touch with me
early!



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Re: Patillo's glass tube

JohntenHave <Jtenhave@...>
 

A lower tech amd less gooey alternative is to wrap the plug with duct
tape, do the layup and excavate the foam with one of those snap off
blade knives fully extended - cut the foam into 1/2 inch squares and
dig it out.

(A bit hard for a fuel tank unless there is a reasonable inspection
panel built into the plan)

John



-- In Q-LIST@..., "Jim Patillo"
<logistics_engineering@m...> wrote:
Dennis,

I presumed Ron knew to use Bondo or some other filling material
with
release agent after getting the shape prior to glass. I guess I
should have been more clear. Sanding was just to knock off any
residue.


Re: Patillo's glass tube

Jim Patillo
 

Dennis,

I presumed Ron knew to use Bondo or some other filling material with
release agent after getting the shape prior to glass. I guess I
should have been more clear. Sanding was just to knock off any
residue.

I actually made a quick disconnect aux tank using a foam shape then
Bondo and a release agent which was written up long ago.

Thanks for the clarification.

JP

--- In Q-LIST@..., denpau@m... wrote:
Shape your foam tube, cover with wall joint
compound, sand smooth, paint with water
base paint, spray with release agent.
The release agent will ruin the joint
compound if not painted. Allow to dry,
then glass.
When cured, pour gas inside, pull out
the waste.
The inside of the tube will be
smoother than the outside.

Dennis Clark
N4324S







Re: Patillo's glass tube

denpau@...
 

Shape your foam tube, cover with wall joint
compound, sand smooth, paint with water
base paint, spray with release agent.
The release agent will ruin the joint
compound if not painted. Allow to dry,
then glass.
When cured, pour gas inside, pull out
the waste.
The inside of the tube will be
smoother than the outside.

Dennis Clark
N4324S


Re: Tandem Wing Spring Fling approaching- Things to sell

L Koutz <koutzl@...>
 

WOW!

I can't believe there was no response to my "Items to Sell" Either it did not get to the net or there is no interest! Anyway just in case it was missed I will resend the ads.

Larry

I am going to be coming to the "Spring Fling" but I will be driving as, unfortunately, my Corvair powered Q is not yet done.



I have a few aviation items that I wish to sell and can bring them along if someone has any interest. This is a list of the items.



Continental O-200A engine. This engine ran fine and had lots of power but I had low oil pressure and I decided to ground the engine. This is nearly a complete engine. The MA3-SPA carb I am using on the Corvair. One mag gear is gone and there is no starter. It was a pull start starter and I replaced it with a Sky-Tec starter so I had to cut off the pull start pivot. You will have to replace that part or buy the Sky-Tec starter or the B & C one that fits. The oil pump has been overhauled about 20 hours ago and didn't fix my low oil pressure situation.



Q-200 cowl This part was made from a my mold. This cowl is missing the lower area where the carb intake and carb would go. It is about 3-4 layers of glass and would have to be reinforced.



O-200 swing away engine mount. This engine mount allows the engine to swing out for maintenance. Also included is a removable mag box.



Lycoming style alt mounting bracket and pulleys. This allows a Nipendensu alt to be mounted to the fuel pump pad area of the Continental O-200 engine.



Subaru EJ-22 Engine. This engine is the basic core and I stripped most of the parts off to use it as an engine for the Q-200. I have most of the parts and I have a Don Paraham modified engine harness that allows this engine to run without all the excess wires. This engine has run on the new harness. The engine had over 100,000 miles on it when removed.



Prince P-Tip propeller suitable for the Continental O-200 I think it is a 58" diam X 68" pitch. This prop took my Q-200 to just shy of 200 MPH. Also included is a spinner for the prop.



Fiberglass air intake/ filter/carb heat part that fits the Q-200 Continental.



Various Continental O-200 gaskets



Continental O-200 accessory case.



Continental O-200 intake elbows.



If you have any interest in these parts please call me at 229-247-5297 or E-mail me at koutzl@...



I will not sell these parts at give away prices but something that is fair or if you have something to trade let me know. I am interested in:

Corvair engines, VW props, Mazada RX-7 RX-8 engines.



I don't know now when I will be leaving for the Spring Fling. It may be as much as a week prior to the event so if you are interested you need to get in touch with me early!



Larry Koutz


Re: Just uploaded 2 photos with the engine on

Ron <rondefly@...>
 

Thanks Jim, now I know what you are talking about, I already have the elbow
part that attaches to the carb, Can Do. Thanks



Ron t



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Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2005 7:04 PM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: [Q-LIST] Re: Just uploaded 2 photos with the engine on




Ron,

Look in the files section up on the left and find my folder and then
0200 Engine for picture. I remember many years ago of a failure where
a "scat or skeet" hose failed and collapsed between the carb heat box
and carburetor causing the plane to crash.

I also think a fiberglass tube makes for a smoother flow into the
carb than the standard scat with ridges inside. The process is
simple. Make a foam plug to shape, glass it, let dry then pour gas
through. After drying, sand out the inside. Split ends of tube about
3/8" and install clamps.

Jim P.

"Ron" wrote:
Jim, Yea, it's raining here, hope it doesn't turn cold. What are the
advantages of a fiberglass section, is it for the carb heat? Is there
somewhere I can look at some photo's?

Ron T








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Re: Just uploaded 2 photos with the engine on

Jim Patillo
 

Ron,

Look in the files section up on the left and find my folder and then
0200 Engine for picture. I remember many years ago of a failure where
a "scat or skeet" hose failed and collapsed between the carb heat box
and carburetor causing the plane to crash.

I also think a fiberglass tube makes for a smoother flow into the
carb than the standard scat with ridges inside. The process is
simple. Make a foam plug to shape, glass it, let dry then pour gas
through. After drying, sand out the inside. Split ends of tube about
3/8" and install clamps.

Jim P.

"Ron" wrote:
Jim, Yea, it's raining here, hope it doesn't turn cold. What are the
advantages of a fiberglass section, is it for the carb heat? Is there
somewhere I can look at some photo's?

Ron T


Re: Just uploaded 2 photos with the engine on

Ron <rondefly@...>
 

Jim, Yea, it's raining here, hope it doesn't turn cold. What are the
advantages of a fiberglass section, is it for the carb heat? Is there
somewhere I can look at some photo's?



Ron T



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Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2005 3:59 PM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: [Q-LIST] Re: Just uploaded 2 photos with the engine on




Ron,

It looks like you have flexible "Scat" or "Skeet" hose between the
carb and carb heat box. You may want to consider making a fiberglass
section there.

Jim P.

Just got back from the ranch and it was raining there. Are you
getting any? Rain that is!

--- In Q-LIST@..., "Ron" <rondefly@r...> wrote:
If anyone is interested, I just uploaded two photos with the engine
on
to the photos section under Ron Triano. Now I can start laying out
all
the hookups to it. I started by taking the heat wrap off the pipes
and
am going to remove them and send them out for the ceramic thing.

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Re: C-85 Case

Mike Perry <dmperry1012@...>
 

Hey Mike:

The overhaul manual for C75, C85, C90 & O-200 says in section III:

"...the C75 group differ from the corresponding dash numbered models in the
C85 group only in calibration of the carburetor installed. C90 models
differ from C75 and C85 models in the design of several major parts and
accessories, including the crankshaft, camshaft, crankshaft gear (in -8
models only), carburetor, oil sump, connecting rods, pistons and valve
springs. The O-200, in turn, differs from C Series in the design of its
crankcase, camshaft, crankcase cover, carburetor and oil sump."

There are other differences such as shielded ignition and compression; then
you get into the -8, -12, -14, -16, F and H models.

In general the manual discourages "field conversions" between models;
however, they are talking about use in certified aircraft.

The manual goes into great detail about the differences.

Hope this helps --

Mike Perry

At 07:06 PM 5/7/2005 -0400, you wrote:
Hey Guys,
Is a Continental C-85 engine case the same as a 0-200A case?
Sure look the same to me ...
Thanks,
Mike Q-200


Re: Just uploaded 2 photos with the engine on

Jim Patillo
 

Ron,

It looks like you have flexible "Scat" or "Skeet" hose between the
carb and carb heat box. You may want to consider making a fiberglass
section there.

Jim P.

Just got back from the ranch and it was raining there. Are you
getting any? Rain that is!

--- In Q-LIST@..., "Ron" <rondefly@r...> wrote:
If anyone is interested, I just uploaded two photos with the engine
on
to the photos section under Ron Triano. Now I can start laying out
all
the hookups to it. I started by taking the heat wrap off the pipes
and
am going to remove them and send them out for the ceramic thing.

Ron T


Re: C-85 Case

chris rayner <rayners@...>
 

Mike, I have used an O-200 case to replace the C90-8F case I had which was cracked around the centre main bearing housing. There were obvious differences because the -8F had no mounting for the alternator (or is it starter) at the centre top, at rear. Other differences were because of the different studs placing for the accessory case - I am still using the one for the -8F. It was possible to modify as necessary though.

The other differences I was told about were the cranckcase through bolts - the O-200 is stronger, but compatible - so assuming the C-85 and C-90 are the same, (which I think they are) it should be OK. Be careful about the front of the crankshaft/thrust bearing though. They are not all the same and not interchangeable - some thrust bearings are bronze "C" shaped and some are (I believe) built into the main bearings. So check those items are the same.

PS the cracking around the centre main journal and also wear on the mating areas on the crankcase halves around the journal, is quite common and can lead to crank failure. You can normally see the signs of wear and cracks by looking very carefully.

I hope this helps, but I am not an expert. I am only telling what I found with my engine and by talking to someone who knows...
Regards

Chris Rayner

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To: <Q-LIST@...>
Sent: Sunday, May 08, 2005 12:06 AM
Subject: [Q-LIST] C-85 Case


Hey Guys,
Is a Continental C-85 engine case the same as a 0-200A case?
Sure look the same to me ...
Thanks,
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Just uploaded 2 photos with the engine on

Ron <rondefly@...>
 

If anyone is interested, I just uploaded two photos with the engine on
to the photos section under Ron Triano. Now I can start laying out all
the hookups to it. I started by taking the heat wrap off the pipes and
am going to remove them and send them out for the ceramic thing.

Ron T


Re: Q200 sensitivity to rain and bugs

William Swearingen
 

Thank you for that information, it cleared things up a lot.

Paul Buckley <paulbuckley@...> wrote:Bill
Specifically, the original Q2 was fitted with a GU canard which was sensitive to rain and bug splatter on the leading edge. The canard would lose lift when contaminated, requiring more down elevator to compensate, resulting in a heavy stick force and the possibility of running out of elevator authority.
The cure was to fit vortex generators to the top surface of the canard, and there are a lot of Q2's flying safely in this configuration.
When the Revmaster engine was replaced with the 0-200, the canard aerofoil was redesigned to carry the additional weight and to have the necessary increase in elevator authority.
This is the LS-1 canard with the carbon fibre spar (the GU has a 'spar-cap' layup) and the redesign co-incidently solved the rain contamination problem.....the LS-1 does not require vortex generators and has no flight problems.

Paul Buckley
Cheshire, England.
TriQ-200
............still building.

----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Swearingen
To: Q-LIST@...
Sent: Thursday, May 05, 2005 10:05 PM
Subject: [Q-LIST] Q200 sensitivity to rain and bugs


Is this just a rumor or do the quickie craft have a flight problem
when encountering rain or bugs? If true, what are the symptoms of the
problem. I don't have specifics which is why I am asking. If I was
to buy one I fully intend to fly to various places around the country
and my chances of encountering rain are high and bugs are a certainty.




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