Viking Aircraft Engines replied to bob noffs's discussion viking 110 muffler
"M18x1.5 -Alissa"
Sep 29
Viking Aircraft Engines left a comment on Recent Activity - Add Comments, Videos and Pictures Below
"The style tube you have is fine
 
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Aug 13
Viking Aircraft Engines left a comment on Recent Activity - Add Comments, Videos and Pictures Below
"[Paul Gabehart, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, sent us this "builder report" on the day he received his FAA airworthiness certificate, which was just 7 months, 3 weeks from the date he picked up the kit at the factory and attended the hands-on Zenith…"
Aug 13
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Branden's discussion Viking Engine in a RANS S-21
"We do have some installations here. Alissa at Viking can get you contact info of these great builders and pilots
Performance is close to the Titan engine, even with the 130. Adding our latest development of a variable DUC propeller makes it a…"
May 23
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Glenn Miller's discussion Viking 110 ECU start problem
"The recommendation is to solder ECU select wire to ECU 1 wire and discard the ECU 2 wire and ECU select switch all together."
Jan 3
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Glenn Miller's discussion Viking 110 ECU start problem
"The capacitor is only there for it to run on the alternator without a battery in the circuit."
Jan 2
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Glenn Miller's discussion Viking 110 ECU start problem
"Hi Glenn
First step is to update the wiring to the latest diagram on the website.

Basically

- Each fuel pump is wired separately
- The ECU select wires are required to permanently operate ECU 1 only by soldering “ECU1” wire to “ECU Select” wire…"
Dec 29, 2019
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Phil Cook's discussion 130 Cooling system capacity
"1.5 gallons. No need to fill the system to the max with prep fluid in order to absorb any moisture."
Dec 19, 2019
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"Tryi g to follow the above. What return are you talking about?
 
airplane looking good. 
the radiator enclosure will cook the engine.  Start out with maximum cooling / least resistance. Close it up later if you must. "
Dec 7, 2019
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Phil Cook's discussion Viking 130 to Garmin G3X Touch via CAN bus
"We do have an interface box (Data Logger) that will read this and also record every flight on an SD card.

It is less useful to push this info to any EFIS since most of the info is not useful for the pilot.

Things like cam position and ignition…"
Nov 27, 2019
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Phil Cook's discussion Viking 130 shutdown by shutting off fuel pumps?
"Starving the GDI mechanical pump for fuel is not good and can make a restart harder

Shut down the engine by cutting power to it."
Nov 27, 2019
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Phil Cook's discussion Viking 130 shutdown by shutting off fuel pumps?
"All ECU’ should be wired According to the wire diagram. The two ECU wires go to the same spot."
Nov 27, 2019
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Philip Shiflett's discussion A Neeewwb Question
"The issue in regards to shutting down the engine with the “high” pressure fuel pumps is that you would starve the “higher” pressure mechanical pump and empty the fuel rail of pressure, making it harder to re-start."
Nov 19, 2019
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Philip Shiflett's discussion A Neeewwb Question
"It should be very difficult to shut down the engine. Right now you would have to throw 2 batteries overboard and also turn the alternator switch off.

This part needs to stay.

Now, you would NEVER use the ignition switch to power the ECU. These…"
Nov 19, 2019
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Dale Medendorp's discussion Viking 110 wiring update to 130
"After shutting off the alternator you will be able to cut power to the engine by turning off the solenoid

The starter relay is a generic 40A “Bosch” type used on many cars for many purposes

You can also use the part number listed.

Here is a…"
Oct 6, 2019
Viking Aircraft Engines replied to Phil Cook's discussion High pressure fuel filter
"Just saw an installation with a combination aluminum tubes, fuel injection hose and AN fittings. A complete mess and dangerous. The engine uses 5 /16 barbed fittings and the same with the pumps and filters. There is a big difference using braded…"
Sep 29, 2019
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