Darrell Doerhoff
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3300 failure to initially start

Started this discussion. Last reply by Darrell Doerhoff on Friday. 13 Replies

Hi,I've had this 601xlb with 3300 engine with Bing carb for 2 weeks now. This plane and engine are new territory for me. It ran great with no problems for the ferry flight from Michigan to Kentucky,…Continue

 

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3300 failure to initially start

Hi,I've had this 601xlb with 3300 engine with Bing carb for 2 weeks now. This plane and engine are new territory for me. It ran great with no problems for the ferry flight from Michigan to Kentucky, Due to weather, I've now only been able to get it out twice, and both times I had the same issue.I followed the checklist, and the engine cranks, but fails to start. I eventually ran the battery down, both times. I charged the battery, which took about 20-25 minutes. Then, I just hit the key, and…See More
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Got my PPL in Aug 1974.
I built and flew a TEAM Himax.
Flew a Dragonfly w/ 1835cc VW for 13 years.
Currently building a Glasair 1RG.
Teach a High School Aviation class.
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