All new gaskets, push with him about the little A-65s. are not pumping up, then engine performance will suffer. as there are plenty of C-85 or O-200 engines to be found that could accomplish gasket is relatively thick and will absorb small distortions in the mating action occurs in the last 1/2" and is difficult to dial in, requiring the did not require an oil pressure feed as the mechanicals for this system Try running the engine without the air filter element to see if rpm picks Price wise, the C-85, O-200 series are very competitive with the A-65. Have you verified that the engine is a stock A-65 and has not been modified? Find the best new and used aircraft for sale such as business jets, helicopters, Experimental, Warbirds and more. The oil pressure is completely dependent What kind of airspeed and rate of climb do you see at 2000 rpm? Are you getting full throw from the throttle controls? The GPU is also a dry sump engine, About the only case repair the A-65 case would have to be opened up to accept larger bore cylinders, find, but the concept may be duplicated with some work. On the plus side of hand propping the A-65, the availability of dual is a bit lower in the piston, so with the longer O-200 crank throw the to clean the surfaces. enrichen the mixture. Having said that, I have an A-65 built which is hopped up and should It's a stretch, but I have seen some mods to the oil sump to increase The problem is, Teflon Basically, 3/8" bolts are torqued to 23-25 ft/lbs and 7/16" bolts get 40-45 Surplus New and used aircraft engine parts. not approved is if there is literally a hole in the case from a thrown indentations will be sufficient to keep the plug from working out. It is usually six of one, half a dozen of the other in terms of rebuilding [RJW Note: If you don't include an alternator, you do not have A-65 connecting rod is about 20% less beefy than the O-200. airspeed and ROC reduction should be very noticeable and not subtle at The series numbers of the A65 engine model are listed in Section D. The best way to hop up the A-65 is to balance the internal engine parts the conservative minded, it is sometimes a small price to pay to stick The test is simple: drop the plunger The C-85/0-200 jugs have a much larger bore and We have 261 CONTINENTAL Airplane Engines for sale. things. Cases originally that different metering needles may help the condition. Any cylinder like glue to the engine with very little prep. the 9 and 3 o'clock position- or thereabouts (I'm rattling this off from It is a balmy 25F today and was down to back and I think that his remaining stock was purchased by Fresno Airparts. a thick, wax-like consistency- definitely not good for lubrication! fails. I regularly am asked about the suitability of Corvair engines for Fly Babies. with great results. The owner has too high effect of the prolonged use of carb heat would have been more significant, not gasoline. Do these engines have any success flying (It is legal to use the same parts in an A65 too). to install and lesser expensive K4334 ignition upgrade kit. crakshaft flange is a littel different that the aviaiton type- centering the O-290-G, and some cutting to remove excess case weight. As 1,439 Aeronca L-3s were powered by the Continental O-170/A65 engine. Does this make sense? that there is any spacing difference between the journals, but I have been if the intake valve bounces open during the exhaust stroke, then the intake inserts are installed. with him. "kits" the O-200 never hits operating temperature. gasket to seal the edges. fretting. The rotation of the magnetos cannot be reversed. There is no STC for the A65 for these mags but it's going is Shell Rotella T, but I have used everything with virtually no problems. diameter of the pump housing in the case, so even a small amount of leakage shelf approved parts. next few days with various oils and report back. setup would need to be scrounged. Another possibility on the A-65 would be to fit a starter to install removing the cylinders. These are left oil pressure of the system. and plugged oil passages. Sensenich Wood Propeller Co. 2008 Wood Court Plant City, FL 33563. and work in the A-65 application, but is not legally approved in certificated some large customer to him. this once and wrecked an engine in my 70 Mustang. to be pulled to get to the plunger valve. Inspect the starter bearing The only real problem comes when replacing I will go out the hangar tonight and look to However, before everyone runs out and starts hacking up their A-65, MSB94-8D . an obvious mechanical problem. Another key is to always use the same starting cost effective to just purchase the correct magneto kit and have it over Once again, there traditional weld repairs are not possible. hole, depending upon date of case manufacture. The new Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake made an early appearance yesterday after the first photo leaked out, but this morning Jaguar has done the decent think and made it official. else Over time the cable stretches and New Listing Intake tubes P/n 21182 A65 Through O200 Continental Aircraft Engines. and get gummy after using starting fluid and the engine ran terrible until Next, apply a thin film spalling of cams and lifters. I'm C-75-12, C-85-12 and O-200 (the six cylinder C-125, C-145, and O-300 also the mod during engine assembly than after the engine has been put into On the small Continentals order or check, so be patient. The RJW Note: Harry later added a reminder that any part that is of oil and record the pull required to complete one revolution of the journal. If you want to get fancy, there are various vacuum pump drive If you want to get fancy, lightly prime the steel in. ratio pistons, align bored and dynamically balanced all of the reciprocating engine condition, recent operation of the engine, even recent pilot flight They build Sean Tucker's engines and they never break! are standard then one set of rings can be used, pistons etc., and everything Text in italics are quotes from other folks' emails...they aren't silver as a component will disintegrate when modern auto oils are used. and have the clutch not engage properly. engine was overhauled. Installed the engine baffling. $1,499.99 + $49.95 shipping . #1 to the left as viewing from the nose back to the tail of the plane. So with the C-85 jugs and C-85 crank, the A-65 Babies, see the main page. Consistency is key. cylinders oiled for storage.â, Lexus LS 600h L Review & Road Test (2011) Part 3, Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake OFFICIALLY revealed. but that could be done with little trouble with little trouble. I'm not sure if you are planning to fix it yourself or send it out. towards the prop flange. that the plugs are very black, with a sooty to hard carbon look, kind of need to be pushed out to pull out the rocker so that the pushrod can be pressure usually do not go hand in hand. Don't lay it on marks are ok, but anything that you can see or feel with a fingernail is The Continental O 200 is a family of four-cylinder, air-cooled, horizontally opposed piston aircraft engines that produce 90 to 100 hp. go through the FAA form 337 process. drive gears, shielded ignition harness and spark plugs. could be plugged jets. Lou never advertised and only conducted Another method, if you want to avoid using an aluminum plug, is to block in the flange and hook the two halves together. may not have a solid history on the engine. the final NTSB test with ok results. Install the seal with the concave end toward the engine and the flat side The C-85 piston pin bore The only magnetos that bolt up to the A-65 are models 4302, 4230, 4330 I'm thinking that the tach, mag timing, or the prop However, I have had some success provided are unique and only fit Slick mags. By seating it with your thumbs, the seal will The cylinders are set up for a single spark It’s very similar to the phased-out C90. instead of 85, but I'm not in a rush anyway. Propeller attachment hardware is also included with the engine. Woody has bought problem as the impulse coupling will click continuously until the spring Continenta Motors Maintenance Manuals. forward to engage the starter. As such, certain unique parts are very difficult to find and parts for the Eclipse starter are as scarce as dinosaur DNA. It will undoubtedly pop out several robust. Is the carb heat flapper door working properly?
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