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Gearbox oil

The Viking website says 8 oz of 75w90 or 75w140 Mobil 1 full synthetic gear oil. Which is preferred and why?  Why specifically Mobil 1? Are…

Started by Matt Bunton

5 6 hours ago
Reply by Matt Bunton

The Viking 150 Release

Started by Jan Eggenfellner

20 12 hours ago
Reply by Tom Hankamp

Viking 130 Oil Consumption

My 130 has about 100hrs on it and it's been using about 1qt every 2 hours of flight time since new. It varies a bit with RPM. At 4300rpm it…

Started by Orlando

23 yesterday
Reply by Jan Eggenfellner

Empty weights for STOL Ch750 with Viking 110 or 130.

I am an old fat guy who needs to build light.  I also will be flying from STOL grass fields and possibly water.  The knock on Viking seems…

Started by Brock Butler

10 Mar 19
Reply by Bob Simmons

Trip to Texas for a Maiden Flight

Just a fun video recapping the trip to Texas we took. Multiple Zeniths, a wonderful community and the journey to a first flight!

Started by Jan Eggenfellner

1 Mar 13
Reply by Matt Bunton

Ducting on my Viking 130

While I was not experiencing overheating early on in my flight testing, we got a really bad run of hot weather in Seattle, and I was gettin…

Started by Jonathan Fay

30 Mar 7
Reply by Paul Saccani

Couple of questions.. RPM, amps and ECU ground

I have not started the engine yet, I am wiring up all the electronics before I can close our my avionics bay, I have a bit more work on plu…

Started by Jonathan Fay

4 Mar 4
Reply by Jonathan Fay

Low Cruise Temps

Winter time in Michigan. Yesterday I took a flight in my Cruzer (Viking 130) and it was 21 degs F at 2500'. During cruise (4800 RPM, 105 ki…

Started by Phil Cook

12 Feb 15
Reply by Phil Cook

While this is not necessarily unique to Viking engines

Be sure to NOT use an O2 sensor with the Viking engine.  It does not use one:) O2 sensors are used for initial engine tuning and for low p…

Started by Jan Eggenfellner

6 Jan 31
Reply by Ron Hansen

Zenith Homecoming 2020 - An Amazing Experience

I just wanted to take a moment and share some of my favorite pictures to everyone who didn't get the chance to attend the Zenith Homecoming…

Started by Jan Eggenfellner

1 Jan 7
Reply by Bob Simmons


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