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Viking Fuel Vent Line

I am wanting some insight on how we might be able to create a vent line.  We are currently building a 750 with the 130 and mini header tank.  The video we have is the older one where there is a return line T-off from the pum back into the inlet…

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1 Reply · Reply by Loren Warner Sep 21, 2018

Viking 110

Hello, new member here and I just have hopefully a simple question.  I have the chance to purchase a Viking 110 at a really reasonable price for what is included.  I know this model has been dicontinued and some of the mandatory upgrades have…

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1 Reply · Reply by Viking Aircraft Engines Sep 7, 2018

Viking view installatiom

Hey Jack, Here are those photos. I found the diagram on the Grand Rapids Technologies website. Jan, there is one wire that I haven't figured out yet where it goes. It's the orange wire on the viking view wiring harness. On the diagram it says AUX…

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Viking view installatiom

Hi Jan, do you know where I can find the installation plans for the viking view sensors on a 110 engine. I have the older version of the viking view and when I received the engine the sensors and wiring harness were not installed on the engine.…

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4 Replies · Reply by Jack Hyland May 6, 2018

Radiator damage

I'm building a Zenith CH750 STOL and plan to install the Viking 130. I watched a video on how to install the radiator under the fuselage and was concerned with flying from a grass stip on my farm would the radiator by pronged to damage from rocks…

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2 Replies · Reply by Loren Warner Jan 22, 2018

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"Wait to do any idle settings until a propeller is mounted and the pitch has been finalized.  
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"I ended up filing a notch in the throttle body casting where the throttle arm was hitting it. Worked like a charm. RPM was around 700 when I started it, adjusted the idle screw and put it at 1200 and it now stays pretty close to that after warming u…"
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"Thanks for the compliment.  Filing or cutting should work fine, but have you also looked at relocating the throttle lever?  Hope you're able to improve on some of our ideas, and pass it on.  "
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"When I pull the throttle all the way back to idle the throttle linkage is already hitting the cast part of the throttle body that has been cut to make room for the linkage. I think I need to file or cut it back more so the cable can pull the linkage…"
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Loren Warner left a comment on Recent Activity - Add Comments, Videos and Pictures Below
"Without a propeller installed, we lowered our idle speed to between 850 and 1000 rpm by backing the idle screw all the way back.  Our engine also speeds up as the temperature rises, but seemed to recall it remaining below 1200 with the idle screw ba…"
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"I have started my 130 twice now. Last September just to get the oil flowing and lube evrything and tonight to get the air out of the coolant system and check for leaks. Both times, with the throttle at idle. It would start out at about 1700 rpm and…"
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