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Viking 130 Oil Consumption

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith Thomas Aug 10. 31 Replies

My 130 has about 100hrs on it and it's been using about 1qt every 2 hours of flight time since new. It varies a bit with RPM. At 4300rpm it'll use 1qt/5hrs and at 4800rpm 1qt/2hrs.No leaks that I've…Continue

 

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Viking 130 Oil Consumption

My 130 has about 100hrs on it and it's been using about 1qt every 2 hours of flight time since new. It varies a bit with RPM. At 4300rpm it'll use 1qt/5hrs and at 4800rpm 1qt/2hrs.No leaks that I've been able to find. Based on the advise from Alissa, I added a catch can for the valve cover vent and found it pushes about 1/4 qt in that 2 hour span. I'm assuming the rest is being burned.Alissa also recommended running 10W-30 break-in oil which helped at first, but I suspect it was mostly the…See More
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