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      Magman replied to the thread Slick Magneto Failure.
      It appears you are describing the shielding ground. The p- lead needs 3/8 inch socket / wrench to remove. Note that over torque on...
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      Magman replied to the thread Slick Magneto Failure.
      Have you checked your mag for Service Bulletin applicability? IMHO the easiest way is to get your mag serial number and go to Aircraft...
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      Magman replied to the thread High CO Readings.
      Wallowed out gear attach points on 7AC is another “ low maintenance aircraft”. Fabric Pipers should have attach bolts removed and...
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      Magman replied to the thread High CO Readings.
      No problem with fixing squawks like preceding “ one at a time”. As long as the aircraft doesn’t fly in between..
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      Magman replied to the thread High CO Readings.
      My take is you have a newer one. You ought to see some of the stuff that folks bought because they were “ low maintenance “. Often the...
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      Magman replied to the thread High CO Readings.
      Some aircraft ( Cardinal RG ?) have scoops on the fuselage to slightly pressurize and reduce drawing in CO. Cars often have no OFF on...
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      Magman replied to the thread High CO Readings.
      PT and soapy water is much more effective at finding leaks than the best visual inspection can do. Case in point is the 172 muffler...
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      Magman reacted to Dan Thomas's post in the thread High CO Readings with Like Like.
      If you don't remove the shroud, the whole exercise is a waste of time. There might be a tiny crack in the muffler itself, under that...
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      Magman replied to the thread High CO Readings.
      SoCal. I disagree. Your exhaust was off. When reinstalled it is possible to miss a gasket, nuts come loose and things like that...
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      Magman replied to the thread High CO Readings.
      IIRC There is about 8 screws to open the shroud. Note that an exhaust leak at the cylinder exhaust port flange can erode the cylinder...
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      Magman reacted to Let'sgoflying!'s post in the thread High CO Readings with Like Like.
      You indeed might have to remove the shroud to apply soapy water to the exhaust can. I would first spray soapy water on all the exhaust...
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      Magman replied to the thread High CO Readings.
      My opinion is that removal and reinstall is PM. Or should be. No further disassembly needed. If a snug fit in tailpipe duct tape not...
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      Magman replied to the thread High CO Readings.
      Pressure Check exhaust system in place. CLEAN shop vac or my choice of a leaf blower. Soapy water will tell the tale.
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      Magman reacted to Dan Thomas's post in the thread MA-4SPA Carb, PN 10-5217 with Like Like.
      Looks to me like a leaking accelerator pump plunger seal. Might have to go back to the rebuilder.
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      Magman replied to the thread Mechanical tach fail.
      Dan; are you really saying that some things don’t work as well with age?
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