[Vwdiesel] crankshaft bolts...
val at swamps.roc.ny.us
Sat May 28 15:21:30 EDT 2005
> But let me backtrack a bit. ---- the reason I am in lockstep with =
> guys like Val Christian ,James Hansen,Gary Bangs
> and so on ? ---- EXPERIENCE -----lots and lots of experience.
> A bolt or nut coming loose can ruin a fine summers day ? bet your ass =
> ---read on. Does a diesel vibrate and shake ? ------EH ?.---------- =
> read on (got it ?)
> When I lived in Sandy Cameron land -----nice summers ? EH ? ---winters =
> could be pure hell.
> But this tale took place on a perfect day at Carp Airport ----aircraft =
> was a little airknocker CF-BOS.
> 65 HP Continental.
After 8300 hours PIC, and 32 years of flying, I've had three engine failures.
All were within 20 hours of a fresh major, or factory new. There's allot
to be said about something which has proven operational viability.
ps: Make that 32 years and 20 days of flying.
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