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by svenolivier
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 40
Views: 9511

Re: New engine

Rocker cover converted, sump plate modified for oil pick; oil fill cover, and oil breather box
by svenolivier
Wed Aug 25, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: Carb needed
Replies: 6
Views: 312

Re: Carb needed

IMG_7289.JPG IMG_7290.JPG Malcolm It may take another two to three weeks before i can do the switch with the KLP. I have a serviced Zenith Stromberg CD175 (pictured) which i can send immediately. I suspect this carburettor will entail a redesign of your cowling. Let me know if i should send it. reg...
by svenolivier
Tue Aug 17, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: ZS-UDT with Aerovee
Replies: 5
Views: 1384

Re: ZS-UDT with Aerovee

by svenolivier
Mon Aug 16, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: Carb needed
Replies: 6
Views: 312

Re: Carb needed

Hi Malcolm I am about to install a RevMaster carb - my Zenith KLP 150 is working perfectly, and if i can get the RevMaster to work in the next fortnight i can send you the Zenith. but i still have some engineering issues to resolve and don't want to jump ship without a life boat. If you don't mind w...
by svenolivier
Mon Aug 16, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: ASK AIRWELD
Topic: Nipper G-AVXD
Replies: 6
Views: 636

Re: Nipper G-AVXD

Good afternoon Malcolm and JAB I have noticed that you both have Acro engines. I am busy doing an inverted oil / fuel system installation on my Nipper ZS-UDT. it was recommended that i seek the assistance of Nipper Acro owners who may be able to furnish me with the schematics for their oil and fuel ...
by svenolivier
Mon Aug 16, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 40
Views: 9511

Re: New engine

Hi Paul and Niel The rocker covers and sump plate are now at engineering :) I have a Revflow carburettor :) will have to source the fittings and then see if i can get it to run :) Still waiting for the parts from Aircraft Spruce. Thanks to both of you for the help - it is greatly appreciated. kind r...
by svenolivier
Fri Aug 13, 2021 11:31 am
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Nipper Acro schematics
Replies: 0
Views: 127

Nipper Acro schematics

Dear all I am busy doing an inverted oil / fuel system installation on my Nipper ZS-UDT. it was recommended that i seek the assistance of Nipper Acro owners who may be able to furnish me with the schematics for their oil and fuel systems. IF there is anyone who can asssist - or point me to Acro owne...
by svenolivier
Thu Aug 12, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 40
Views: 9511

Re: New engine

Dear Paul and Niel Another question - do I interconnect the breather pipe and the oil air separator with the rocker covers and the Christen valve (as it seems the Christen manual suggests) or do i keep separate the oil breather hose and oil/air separator from the rocker cover - Christen valve connec...
by svenolivier
Thu Aug 12, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 40
Views: 9511

Re: New engine

Dear Niel and Paul I have now ordered the Raven (Christen valve), new harness, flop tube, fuel tank fittings for the proposed conversion. I have been receiving assistance from Dave, a VW racing specialist at https://flatfourracing.co.za. Dave proposes a solution which I would like to test with you: ...
by svenolivier
Wed Aug 11, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: ZS-UDT with Aerovee
Replies: 5
Views: 1384

August long weekend

https://youtu.be/cNFju2vHEPE
we had a long weekend so I managed a few more hours in UDT :)
by svenolivier
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 40
Views: 9511

Re: New engine

Hi Paul The carb is on top. The oil feed to the manifold is also from the top, whilst the oil cooler feed is from the pump at the front (prop hub-side) of the engine. It seems to me that I should be able to link the inverted system (Chirsten valve) to the in-flow side of the pump (can i do it by way...
by svenolivier
Wed Jul 28, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 40
Views: 9511

Re: New engine

Hi Paul Certainly The engine is a 2.1 Aerovee The original Zenith KLP Dual ignition - top spark plugs fire on the Surefire electronic ignition which is fitted on the distributor drive shaft; the bottom plugs on a Le Burg (single) system (Tom Heaslip at the time of fitting the electronic ignition cou...
by svenolivier
Mon Jul 26, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 40
Views: 9511

Re: New engine

Dear Niel and Paul Complex :shock: I am putting together my shopping list. Niel, am dead sure to fit the breather system - i am just getting to much oil on the outside after every flight :? So may i ask if you could please take you up on the offer for a breather system? I have many more questions bu...
by svenolivier
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 40
Views: 9511

Re: New engine

Hi Niel and Paul I am making slow progress - i appended some notes to Niel's comments :) Hi Sven, I am currently away from home so using a horrible iPhone to type...slow & tedious, plus I don’t have access to all the photos. Anyway: Oil systems: Oil Feed: I have found a supplier for a front cove...
by svenolivier
Wed Jul 21, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: ZS-UDT with Aerovee
Replies: 5
Views: 1384

Re: ZS-UDT with Aerovee

Some more flying with the new motor :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eYOq90cMxI

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