Dr. Terry Hall left a comment on Add Your Comments, Videos, Pictures and Links to the Window Below
"Jan:
A question about braking and the Viking 130 in a Zenith Cruzer.
I have someone helping me to first fly and he is concerned about not being able to hold the Zenith Cruzer above 4000 rpm with the installed Matco brakes.
The plane starts to creep.…"
Nov 30
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Nov 27
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Nov 26
Dr. Terry Hall left a comment on Add Your Comments, Videos, Pictures and Links to the Window Below
"‘Placed a large access panel to header tank today. It will simplify access to header tank and installation of hose from high pressure relief orifice to top of header tank. This will be much simpler than crawling into fuselage from the belly access p…"
Oct 26
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"Jan:
I performed Static testing of Viking 130 engine up to 5200 rpm ( takeoff Rpm) for a couple of minutes. Coolant Temp went up to 225F and Gear oil to 175 F. No leaks and all coolant hoses were pressurized. 
Cowling was in place, and seems to have…"
Oct 6
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"Both EarthX batteries seem to be working fine. The only interesting finding is that when the second battery is activated and charging thru the alternator; it pulls almost 40 AMPs when switched on (even if battery was charged overnight with OPTIMATE…"
Oct 1
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"Jan:
Thank you and I also have a call into EarthX. Others I have spoken to, have indicated that when their EarthX batteries are turned on,  The Meter goes to 40 Amps then drops so it might be a partially discharged battery. I was more concerned abou…"
Sep 26
Dr. Terry Hall left a comment on Add Your Comments, Videos, Pictures and Links to the Window Below
"Ran 2nd static test after adding 4 PSI CAP and refilling coolant.  After 20. Minutes at 2500-3000, coolant stabilized at 167 F and gear oil at 147 F. Of previous Interest, with both batteries switched on, the Amp meter read 40-43 A. With either batt…"
Sep 23
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"Jan:
I ran first static test of 130 this morning. Propellers set at about 18.5 degrees, OAT at 95F. Chatter as expected at 1000-1200 then smoothed out above this RPM. Ran engine between 2200 -3000 for a couple of minutes. Coolant temp went up to abo…"
Sep 20
Dr. Terry Hall left a comment on Add Your Comments, Videos, Pictures and Links to the Window Below
"Thank you that is what I did. And with the spacer, I gained 3 and 1/2 inches of propeller clearance to 9 and 1/2 inches."
Sep 19
Dr. Terry Hall left a comment on Add Your Comments, Videos, Pictures and Links to the Window Below
"Jan:
For the installation of the nose wheel spacer, is there any reason to use stainless steel rather than standard AN4-24A cadmium steel bolt? 
‘The original Zenith bolts were cadmium steel AN4-10A.
 I am not going to take it to 18,000 feet anyway.…"
Sep 19
Dr. Terry Hall left a comment on Add Your Comments, Videos, Pictures and Links to the Window Below
"Nice Crew of Friends from Rend Lake Builders and Fliers who helped expertly move my plane to the Benton, Illinois H96 hangar. I continue to stand on the knowledge and  expertise of those around me. Otherwise I would be staring at a pile of aluminum…"
Aug 28
Dr. Terry Hall left a comment on Add Your Comments, Videos, Pictures and Links to the Window Below
"Thank you for the quick response."
Aug 8
Dr. Terry Hall left a comment on Add Your Comments, Videos, Pictures and Links to the Window Below
"Jon:
For your comment on Facebook today, The NPG COOLANT  in my engine is already present when engine and cooling system were completed. Do I need to run the engine up to boil off preexistent water in engine or do I need to empty coolant and boil ou…"
Aug 7
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May 29
Dr. Terry Hall replied to Phil Cook's discussion New 2.5 gal header tank installation examples in Zenith 750 Cruzer
"I spent a lot of time to mount the header tank in the fuselage. I will send you a picture of what it looks like and how I mounted if helpful. I bought a lot of aluminum for the mount and base. And yes I am a kit builder and would rather have better…"
May 4
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