Age and health have caught with me.engine has new billet crank and generation two 5th bearing assembled by flywithspa, short block is 2700cc with all gold parts assembled by Flycorvair.All parts to complete except exhaust, carb, and alternator601 rudder, stabilizer, elevator, flaps, ailerons completed.All options- long range tanks, wing lockers, lights, dual sticks, "B" upgrade kit, fuel gauges, center console throttle quadrant.You need landing gear and canopy kit.Wings and fuselage 75 %…See More
Valve LiftersBuilders- What lifters are you installing? Shallow dimple or Deep dimple?Sealed Power , Elgin , or Melling?I understand that GM originally used the deep dimple to better seat push rod.WW in his manual says that Sealed Power are satisfactory to use. Thanks-FredSee More
I finally got the cylinders in the mail from WW. No pistons or con rods though. That was several months ago. No word from him either. How much did the heads cost? How long is Mark backlogged. Did he say why he…"
"Fred - I made the nosebowl trim rings by re-engineering a couple of recessed light trim rings. I figured out a way to bend the flange so that the curve matches up with the contour of the nosebowl. They're spun aluminum. The…"
I finally got the cylinders in the mail from WW. No pistons or con rods though. That was several months ago. No word from him either. How much did the heads cost? How long is Mark backlogged. Did he say why he doesn't get the heads out? He's had mine for almost 2 years. How can those guys stay in business?
Fred - I made the nosebowl trim rings by re-engineering a couple of recessed light trim rings. I figured out a way to bend the flange so that the curve matches up with the contour of the nosebowl. They're spun aluminum. The spinner is a Vans FP-13 (13") fiberglass spinner - the one recommended by WW.
I wish you luck. I feel that if I get too aggressive with him then I'll be blacklisted.
He said that he'd ship me the stuff in a month. I'm giving him until I pass my check ride on the 26th(fingers crossed). I don't have the mental energy to do battle with so much on the line in the near future. Keep in touch!
BTW I bet he'd respond from people like Zenith since they sponsored him at the factor????
I ordered the whole deal from him August of 13. He owes me the intake and exhaust, distributor, pistons, cylinders and rods and probably some other stuff as well. Its hard to keep up on exactly what he sent and didn't.
Like I said, I'm at a year for my distributor. I'm studying for my private pilot written for next Saturday. My check ride in 2 or three weeks. I'm going to get a whole lot more interested in the supply issues when I'm done. I wonder if Zenith would like to know about our issues since they are hosting them for the CC?
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