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    M20E SUPER 21 ('66)

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  1. Thanks, I'll look around.
  2. I press the middle 2 buttons to get the screen I posted above. I'm asking how that screen gets formatted to show the extra info. I'll check my PG.
  3. Paul, can my 930 be programmed to display the flight times? By me or my A&P?
  4. Chris, I believe the installing shop set the tach to the old tach which was zeroed at the factory reman engine installation 2001. The 2 values do not increase in tandem. The "Hobbs" is 939.6 higher than it was at the engine change.
  5. I suspect my plane is or will be more common in that I have a JPI 930 and it's memory is the only place that "tach" and "Hobbs" time are accumulated.
  6. What? Somebody grease your gear?
  7. I want to be supportive, among other things he's about 6 months older than I am, but I think I saw that earlier in the same flight he reported in as "helicopter 123" and then corrected himself. We do have to be concerned about our older brains...
  8. I owned a '66E from 1977 to 1988 flying it about 2500 hours. Early on I switched to fine wire plugs and I supposed I might have put 2000 hours on them. When I bought another E 5 years ago it had Champion massives. The second time I had to taxi back to the maintenance shop from the run up area with a fouled plug I ordered a set of Tempest fine wires. There is no comparison.
  9. It takes about 5 seconds in the case of my E model for the fuel pressure to peak. Perhaps a little longer if cold.
  10. Mark, sadly, I know you didn't get to PU your J yesterday. I'm headed to the airport - anxious to see what Lynn has learned. I hope to see you Saturday. (We have a church group coming to our house Saturday evening so I would like to pick you up Sat. AM @ KIGX.)
  11. My vintage E a 201 style cowl with smaller air intakes. But I have seen several experienced Mooney drivers open the oil dipstick door when they are making a brief stop. I suppose that can't hurt though that does not directly vent the top of the engine.
  12. IMNSHO, CHTs are too high, even for a C model with dog house. I am still tweaking baffle and baffles seals after 5 years of ownership. (I've been able to reduce climb and cruise temps significantly w/o sacrificing speed. And we're going to make another mod to the cowl today.) There should be threads here on the subject and maybe a C owner will make you a list of things to check to improve cooling. Repair and seal dog house. Check cowl flaps, perhaps rig them to be 1/2" open in the closed position. Check oil cooler and vernatherm valve. (What is the oil temp at the top of your climb?) Increase climb IAS.
  13. +1 Switch to Tempest fine wire plugs, a Concorde battery and DMax's simple hot start technique should work fine. The IO360 is easy to flood so best practice is to err on the side of fuel starvation by cranking with the mixture in cut off position w/o the boost pump. If engine doesn't catch quickly I pump the red knob once. As soon as it shows a sign of catching quit cranking and give it a little mixture while getting the left hand to the throttle.
  14. Mine put me on my butt a couple of times before I realized that the angle of the foot to the handle was slightly obtuse. After a little adjustment in a vice making that angle slightly acute I've had no problem with the bar slipping out of the axle. Duh.
  15. AGL thinks a Rigging Check Fly In @KMRN would be a great event! We're thinking April... (The 201 being picked up today had flaps that were 3 deg. down when full up.) Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk