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Its a normally aspirated IO520. I do flow test the injectors and basically #6 was completely plugged. Had about 1/4 the flow of the others, although the spread among the others was significant until I cleaned them yet again. When they are clean, there is at most a .1 oz difference between them when doing a 1 minute test.
I had a rather an…[Read more]
Really hoping someone can point me in the right direction.
Starting several years ago, the engine in my 210 started fouling injectors every 20-30 hours. At first I thought I was getting contaminated fuel, however I started taking fuel samples prior to filling and found no traces of any foreign matter in the fuel.
Then we started looking at the…[Read more]
Does anyone know what size quick drain is installed in the reservoir tank on the 210D. Mine started leaking fuel during the cold this winter. While I could pull the plug out, I would like to have the correct replacement on hand so I only get drenched in fuel once. The unfortunate thing is that neither the maintenance manual nor the parts m…[Read more]
My sincere apologies for not seeing this message until now.
I ended up using Jerry Temple Aviation to locate a 310 for me. I am currently purchasing a 1972 T310Q. It looks like a brand new airplane. The previous owner put 2 factory re-man engines on it (currently 92 hrs on each), and spent a fortune in a complete glass panel. Along wit…[Read more]
Can anyone recommend a person or consultant to look over my shoulder in my search for a 310 Q or R. I have been flying my 210 for the past 20 years and its just time to upgrade, and this seems to be my best fit for the missions I want to fly. I knew and trusted the person I bought my 210 from years ago, but don’t have that benefit on this p…[Read more]