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by svenolivier
Fri Nov 12, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 49
Views: 11560

Re: New engine

Fuel tank mods done :)
Cowling mods nearly finished
will now see if i can get the engine running with the new carb
Hope to see it in the air this weekend :)
by svenolivier
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: ZS-UDT with Aerovee
Replies: 6
Views: 4044

Re: ZS-UDT with Aerovee

with the inverted oil (but the carb and fuel tank still to be done)
https://youtu.be/5WpguRvfbyA
by svenolivier
Wed Nov 03, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 49
Views: 11560

Re: New engine

Hi Paul, Neil I have now done around 4 hours with the new oil set-up and everything appears to be normal - oil pressure good and no leaks. All still only positive G aerobatics. I have fitted the new harness and an extra lapbelt. After the last flight I have also managed to fit the RevCarb, but as Pa...
by svenolivier
Mon Sep 27, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 49
Views: 11560

Re: New engine

Hi Paul, I am thinking about the initial oil demand and have noticed the bulb below the sump in the pictures you posted. If i fill the oil tappet line before hand will that assist in the initial oil demand? I am using 1/2 hoses and there is quite a volume between the T-piece and the oil valve? The c...
by svenolivier
Mon Sep 27, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 49
Views: 11560

Re: New engine

Running into a bit of roadblock with the carburettor - the Aerocarb is tooo big :(
by svenolivier
Sun Sep 26, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 49
Views: 11560

Re: New engine

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oil breather box
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Oil valve fitted
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by svenolivier
Tue Sep 21, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 49
Views: 11560

Re: New engine

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slowly getting all the bits together :)
by svenolivier
Sun Sep 12, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: New engine
Replies: 49
Views: 11560

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: 649

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: 6
Views: 4044

Re: ZS-UDT with Aerovee

by svenolivier
Mon Aug 16, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: Carb needed
Replies: 6
Views: 649

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: 1016

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: 49
Views: 11560

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: 269

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: 49
Views: 11560

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...

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