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by BRADLOUTH
Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: XL-2
Topic: 🔥 IN PROGRESS!! 🔥 SKUNKWORKS PROJECT TO CONVERT XL-2 IOF-240B TO IO-240B
Replies: 13
Views: 2003

Re: 🔥 IN PROGRESS!! 🔥 SKUNKWORKS PROJECT TO CONVERT XL-2 IOF-240B TO IO-240B

Great news..please keep us posted. I am very interested in knowing the cost and what's required to do this....as well as paperwork required.
If you have an outfit that can do the conversion for an owner let me know....if so I am signing up...LOL


brad
by BRADLOUTH
Sun Apr 04, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: XL-2
Topic: 🔥 IN PROGRESS!! 🔥 SKUNKWORKS PROJECT TO CONVERT XL-2 IOF-240B TO IO-240B
Replies: 13
Views: 2003

Re: 🔥 IN PROGRESS!! 🔥 SKUNKWORKS PROJECT TO CONVERT XL-2 IOF-240B TO IO-240B

Great news...keep us posted. If you pull this off it will make it a great easy to fix plane.
Very interested in details, cost and how to do...and if you have an outfit that will do it....if so sign me up.

Brad
by BRADLOUTH
Sun Dec 06, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Mechanics Lounge
Topic: Speed Sensor Assembly - help
Replies: 24
Views: 1146

Re: Speed Sensor Assembly - help

If you are getting crazy RPM readings...RE: At full throttle it shows only 1600 RPM it is most likely the SSA. It takes about 14 hours RT to replace. You will need to remove exhaust to make it easy...so you'll need those gaskets, two sump gaskets, two mag gaskets ( an extra if one gets screwed up, g...
by BRADLOUTH
Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: XL-2
Topic: Washing your XL2
Replies: 6
Views: 2062

Re: Washing your XL2

Just use some AV Gas on a cloth...works fine.

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by BRADLOUTH
Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: XL-2
Topic: RE: STATUS OF DISCOVERY AVIATION - UPDATED 01-28-21
Replies: 65
Views: 15651

Re: RE: STATUS OF DISCOVERY AVIATION

I also am interested in buying any spare parts that may be left...if you hear any details and/or have bidding details please let me know.
I would also would consider being a part of a bidding group.

Best...Brad Louth
by BRADLOUTH
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: XL-2
Topic: RE: STATUS OF DISCOVERY AVIATION - UPDATED 01-28-21
Replies: 65
Views: 15651

STATUS OF DISCOVERY AVIATION

I just have one question for those in the know here. If the Plane Certificate is surrendered or lost by Discovery...does that mean all of our planes become unflyable ( not legally flyable) or do we simply continue to operate as before .....and have to scrounge up parts...??
by BRADLOUTH
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Mechanics Lounge
Topic: Fuel pressure issues causing Fadec Warning
Replies: 29
Views: 4460

Re: Fuel pressure issues causing Fadec Warning

I have found that what happens is the 10 micron filter slowly becomes clogged.....it has no visible dirt etc...but simply clogs over time. It takes about 300 flight hours usually to have this happen. You can test it by pulling it out...drying it...then blowing through it with your mouth. Compare the...
by BRADLOUTH
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: XL-2
Topic: secondary battery purchase - help
Replies: 7
Views: 1123

Re: secondary battery purchase - help

EASY to find...
here is a link:

www.batteryjunction.com
by BRADLOUTH
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: XL-2
Topic: 🔥 IN PROGRESS!! 🔥 SKUNKWORKS PROJECT TO CONVERT XL-2 IOF-240B TO IO-240B
Replies: 13
Views: 2003

Re: 🔥 IN PROGRESS!! 🔥 SKUNKWORKS PROJECT TO CONVERT XL-2 IOF-240B TO IO-240B

Thanks for comment on IO240 engines...glad a lot of the IO240's are in service...sounds good...keep us posted...Can't wait to do away with FADEC.