short flight after modifications to plug wires & oil cooler

On Monday rolled out the 801 with the cowling off, warmed up the engine and reset the idle to 800 RPM warm, put the cowl back on and added some fuel then rolled to Rwy 22 for another test flight. Plane came off the ground after only a short roll and was climbing at 80 MPH, cylinder temps remained within the limits and noted the oil temp had dropped to 220-240 F and held there, EGT s remained balanced throughout the flight. Flight was very bumpy as a storm was brewing just south of the airport and tornado warnings had been issued for northern Ill. With the weather closing in shortened the flight with a fair landing. Looks like we are making progress, another hour and we can torque the heads and re set the rockers again. Good test flight.

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