Joe Donohue
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Jabiru 3300a distributor and Rotor button p/n’s

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Austin Jun 24. 4 Replies

Looking for distributor and rotors from other than Jabiru. Has anyone found these items or equivalent in the auto world?Continue

Oil pressure reading with engine shut down

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Austin Jun 1. 6 Replies

Probably a dumb question but this is the first time I’ve noticed that my oil pressure on the Dynon 120shows 33 lbs with the engine off and hasn’t run in a day. Is it reading barometric pressure?Continue

Rotor button adhesive

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Simmons May 18. 3 Replies

The Jabiru engine maintenance manual calls for “a small batch of 5- minute epoxy adhesive combined with a small amount of fiber (such as cotton fiber flock).”  Can anyone give me the name of the…Continue

Oil cooler adapter installation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Donohue Mar 23. 2 Replies

i have oil seeping from the oil cooler adapter where it mates with the engine block. Besides a new o ringis anyone using Teflon paste, gasket RTV or lock tite on the matting surfaces to prevent leaks…Continue

 

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Jabiru 3300a distributor and Rotor button p/n’s

Looking for distributor and rotors from other than Jabiru. Has anyone found these items or equivalent in the auto world?See More
Jun 1
Joe Donohue posted a discussion

Oil pressure reading with engine shut down

Probably a dumb question but this is the first time I’ve noticed that my oil pressure on the Dynon 120shows 33 lbs with the engine off and hasn’t run in a day. Is it reading barometric pressure?See More
May 30
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Rotor button adhesive

The Jabiru engine maintenance manual calls for “a small batch of 5- minute epoxy adhesive combined with a small amount of fiber (such as cotton fiber flock).”  Can anyone give me the name of the products you have used for the replacement of the rotor button?See More
May 18
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Oil cooler adapter installation

i have oil seeping from the oil cooler adapter where it mates with the engine block. Besides a new o ringis anyone using Teflon paste, gasket RTV or lock tite on the matting surfaces to prevent leaks or seeps?i can’t find the install for the adapter in any of the manuals.See More
Mar 22
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Nose gear upper and lower bearings lube

What are you using to lube the upper and lower nose gear bearings?See More
Oct 21, 2021
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Flap gear box lubrication

Does the flap gear box require servicing with oil or grease if so when and with what? I can’t find anything in the maintenance manual.
Sep 30, 2021
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Push rod tube leaking oil

My 3300A s/n 1003 just started leaking oil from the #1 cylinder forward push rod tube at the crankcase. Looks like a pretty easy fix but just looking for anyone who has removed the cylinder head to replace the push rod tube o rings for tips, tricks and advice.See More
Sep 4, 2021
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Ivoprop

Anyone have an Ivoprop in flight adjustable pitch on there Jabiru? See More
Jul 6, 2021
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Vernier throttle cable for a 601 with a Jabiru 3300

I’m wanting to put a vernier throttle cable on my 601 with a Jabiru 3300. Has anyone tried something other than the McFarline cable?See More
May 25, 2021
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Jabiru 3300 generation serial numbers

I’m pretty sure I’ve seen a list of the 3300 generations 1 2 3 and 4 serial numbers but I can’t find it.can I get some help please.See More
Apr 28, 2021
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Trutrak autopilot in a 601

I’m plan putting in a trutrak, bending king xcruze 100 autopilot system in my 601. Looking for feedback from anyone who has done this. Using a garmin 550 to drive it.See More
Dec 3, 2020
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Dynon 100 with autopilot?

I’m considering adding the Dynon servos, AP74 and gps antenna with my D100. Anyone have this installed and if so how well does it work?See More
Oct 29, 2020
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3 to 1 straight exhaust pipes

I’m considering using the 3 to 1 straight pipes on my 601 during the warm weather. Any one have those installed and if so where did u get them and how much?See More
Jul 28, 2020
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Jabiru 3300 muffler

After waiting 5 weeks for a new muffler it arrived today. It has 6 inlets but no outlet. I guess I’m supposed to drill a hole and weld the outlet pipe to it. Has anyone had to do this on their Jabiru engines?See More
Jul 13, 2020
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Muffler repair or replace

I’ve found 2 cracks on my Jabiru 3300 muffler. The former owner told me he had it welded once. I haven’t checked on the price of new or repair yet. I’d like to hear from anyone in this group that has had the same issue.See More
May 24, 2020

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