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Senior VP Property Management...Now Retired. I bought the CruZer kit. Plan to power with a modified O-200...9.5:1 compression, NFS Ceramic Coated Pistons. Had Lycon port and flow balance my cylinders as well.
sorry I missed your question earlier. Yes, the idea is to tap the lower tube, and screw through the edge of the shelf and the bottom edge of the instrument panel. If I need to get at the components, I back out 16(?) screws, and pivot the shelves down to where I can see what I'm doing ;)
Your rudder bearings are a terrific idea.Subconsciously I thought that the Zenith arrangement was not very good but did not have the presence of mind to create a fix. Including the Mc Masters Carr is icing on the cake.
Here's a picture of one of my rotors. I also used a right angle die grinder with a scotch bright pad to remove anodizing from the friction surface. If I were to do this again I would use a smaller bit and more hole's.
Thanks Don, I am on the edge of getting my air worthiness done. Yes, I was drafted August of 1967 after jump school I went to RVN ended up in Co F 51Inf. long Range Patrol. How is your build going? If you have any questions, I might be able to help.
The design of the ribs/wing will get you over 100mph... The engine will pull the weight of the plane over the threshold. Bob McDonald flew the Ch750 with a 912ULS close to 100mph. The cleaner Cruzer with the 912uls should get you over the 100mph.
Also, the more power available, the faster you can go IF the wing platform will permit it.
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