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Floating Floats and Back in Business

During the week I bought the new floats and a scale to weigh them on. The first thing I did was to weigh them – and I had no idea that I’d bought the world’s smallest scale. Though for $8…

Not Floating Floats

During the week I posted my woes on the Rotax Owners forums and messaged some contacts on the Zenith forums and most everyone pointed me at some Service Bulletins from Rotax that basically say the floats in the float valve…

Back to the drawing board

The followIng day I went back to the hangar to run the engine a while and get my confidence up that everything was good. Also, there was some thought there was some bad gas in the system and running it…

Carb Synchronisation

I had taken a couple of days off to kickstart the flying but as we now know no flying was to be had until the vibrations and the leaks were taken care of. Scott was willing to come join me…

Fuel fuel everywhere and not a drop to drink

Allen joined me at the hangar and we located the idle mixture screws underneath each carburetor. The instructions say to close the screw all the way in and then one and a half turns out. Turns out that’s how they…