View Full Version : Rebuild of a B8M
08-28-2009, 05:02 PM
I am in the prosses of getting a B8M back in the air. Here are some pics of what I had to start from.
08-28-2009, 05:06 PM
Nice picture ,Dave
08-28-2009, 05:14 PM
Teddy- I have a good photographer, lol. Thanks for sending them to me.
08-28-2009, 05:29 PM
You very welcome
08-28-2009, 08:27 PM
Looks like you can rebuild that one Dave? A good CDI & some main brakes will make it more airworthy.
Thanks for posting Dave!
08-28-2009, 08:49 PM
Rick- it sure would be nice, I don't think the owner wants to go that far, but I sure will ask. So far all he wants is a redundant mast, seat tank, new rotor bearing and a rebuild on the Mac.
08-28-2009, 10:06 PM
Dave looks like fun Bro!
If I was in SD I'd come check it out!
How long are you going to be working on it?
08-29-2009, 07:18 AM
I was hoping just another week, but I hit a couple snags, the fuel pump mount on the case is bent. So I am going to El Mirage today to pic up another case. The motor mount is bent also, so I will have to pic up one of those. It is going to be 110* up there so I will not be flying today. I will have more pics soon.
08-29-2009, 07:27 AM
Good news for me, I should be back in another week or so.
See yaaaaaaaaaa soon Dave!
09-02-2009, 03:47 PM
Things are going ok with the rebuild, I picked up the motor mount this weekend, cut and drilled the redundant mast and got it mostly bolted up.
I have to make new brackets for the seat tank, I hope that will go good.
I got the crank and rods back in the case today. These Macs are very simple to put together, Red Smith has been very helpful and I hope to have it running by this weekend. I will try and get some pics tonight.
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