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Old 08-30-2011, 04:55 PM
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Default rotax rick

has anyone had any dealings with engines bought or rebuilt from this person?
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:09 PM
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Know of three transactions. One is hangared behind me.
All three running fine, very pleased.
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:27 PM
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thanks, earthbound
im looking to get started with a build and im taking my time looking at kits motors...so on and so forth....
ernie boyette at rfd gave me a tid bit on trying to save a little money on a rotax 582 buy looking at a rebuild and i have seen several posts on barnstormers by rotax rick and was just wondering about the quality of his work...none of this is inexpensive so i am treading lightly
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Attention to detail appears very good, and has supported the engine my friend bought.
Where is Beeville.
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Old 08-30-2011, 07:23 PM
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beeville is in south tx near corpus christi about an hour...im not there now im working in orange tx near the border with louisianna
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Old 08-31-2011, 02:02 AM
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I believe Jake has a 670 rotax on his latest build. Jake said he stands by his products.

I emailed Rick about the 670 and he was very helpfull.

670 with Ricks pipe runs out to 87 hp or with std 582 exhaust I believe 78-79 hp.

Has same mounts as the 582.

Hope you find what you want.

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I bought a 503 from him rebuilt. It ran great. He was very helpful and gave a year warranty.
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I bought a 582 from him and could not be more pleased.
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Old 09-04-2012, 08:32 PM
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Unless you want to spend the big bucks and buy band new, Rotax Rick is the way to go. Completely rebuilt and zero timed with a warranty that he stands behind, well worth the cost savings.
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I do not know Rotax_Rick, nor have I ever met him.
I will say this....Re: his words in post #9

I respect a person who comes right out and will openly commit himself to a quality product delivered and proclaim a warranty he will stand behind..!!

Very impressive..!

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I do not know Rotax_Rick, nor have I ever met him.
I will say this....Re: his words in post #9

I respect a person who comes right out and will openly commit himself to a quality product delivered and proclaim a warranty he will stand behind..!!

Very impressive..!

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Especially when a person is willing to put their last name on the company !!

That alone Say's a lot about the person and the pride they take in thier work !!
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He is a standup guy and can be well trusted.
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Glenn Kerr bought an engine from him a few months ago and it had a oil injection problem and it died at the Mentone convention this year. As sson as he got it home he took it off and shipped it back to Rick and it was promptly replaced under warranty with no hassles. I was very impressed and it does appear that he is a man of his word when it comes to standing behind his products. You can't expect more than that!
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Default 618 or 670

The 618 was recommended here on the forum for a single place gyro for a large pilot like myself at 6'5" 230. I have noticed that Bing tags for Rotax Rick include links to the 670. Is there a major difference and do both use the 582 motor mount?

I have also been told that the 582 is enough, but, seems that more horsepower with the 618 or 670 would be preferred.
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