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Viking 180hp Cowling Nose Cone

Started Aug 24 0 Replies

I am putting together a Zenith 801 with the Viking 180hp turbo engine. I have built a custom nose cone for my engine and could make more of them if people are interested.Originally I was going to…Continue

Lycoming O-360-A1G6D

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Johnson May 6. 5 Replies

Engine disassembled, cleaned and ready for overhaul. Good crankshaft. Crank has 8130 and was balanced and polished. Case zygloed. Needs camshaft and lifters. The nitrided cylinders haven't been…Continue

 

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Viking 180hp Cowling Nose Cone

I am putting together a Zenith 801 with the Viking 180hp turbo engine. I have built a custom nose cone for my engine and could make more of them if people are interested.Originally I was going to install the Lycoming cowl, but it would have needed a lot of modification, so I designed and built my own nose cone, then attached it to the firewall with cowling supports in all four corners. With removable side, bottom and top panels I have access to most everything on the engine and don't need to…See More
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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 801
Project Status
Less than half
Building From
Purchased finished aircraft
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Viking
Building Experience
Have worked on airplanes before
Flying Experience
Private Pilot
Building and Flying Info / Your Profession / Other Background Info
I am an A&P mechanic and private pilot. I currently own and fly a Piper Tomahawk. Recently I bought a completed 801 without the engine. It had a Subaru engine but it was sold separately. I am installing the Viking 180 HP engine on it.
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
K21D

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At 4:00pm on June 15, 2017, ROBERT said…

Hi eric, im bldg 801 in san diego, I have 2007 egg 3.0 sube fwf and ive mod the nose  gear for steel bungee.  Contact if you want info.  Robert

 
 
 

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