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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    Hey Joe! Thanks man, this has been one LONG Engine swap. I have so many different projects I’m working on at the same time. its kind of nice to take your time though. I have an air conditioned build room, so I enjoy each step.
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    Hang test goofing around. Never mind, video won’t load
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    Spun the blades with the new custom hydraulic pre -rotator, SCAREY powerful. May go around the patch this weekend if the weather is good.
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    No Title Some more progress!
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    GyroRon? NO WAY !! How the hell are you man?
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    Vance, you’re welcome, thank you! Yeah I miss my early morning flights! She should really perform with 100 hp!
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    Got another project right behind the gyro’s completion, building a Lotus Super 7 variant. Hand built space frame, with a Honda S2000 driveline. 250 hp, 2 liter inline 4, 9K rpm, 6 Speed.
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    Hey thanks Jerry! The airframe is my design, and has 215 hrs on it with the 582. I stumbled on the 912S and couldn’t wait to mount it! MANY small steps required for the swap.
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    Holey crap, there’s someone out there! Hey Chris! No haven’t flown her yet, still need to do several tasks, and then do the hang test. Ran it another ten minutes or so yesterday, and I’m not satisfied with the carb syncing. I fabricated two vacuum nipples for the intake manifolds, and plan to...
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    MAN, this forum is like watching paint dry....
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    Fired the old girl up a couple of weeks ago! Lit right off on the third blade, with all indications normal. Tuned exhast sounds pretty gnarly! SCAREY thrust, can’t wait to rip up the pattern!
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    It happened during shipping, it got against the ring gear in the box. He is waiting for his vendor to make more.
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    No Title Got the pre-rotator pump brackets almost finished. Have to work out hardware issues yet.
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    No Title Got it roughed in, many more hours to go on just this part. The left support is designed to clear the mechanical fuel pump, I don't trust electric pumps.
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    The 'MISSFIT' gets a new engine

    No Title Made some chips today, milling the mounting provisions for the pre-rotator pump
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