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Discussion in 'Maintenance Bay' started by skykay, May 16, 2018.

  1. skykay

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    the nosewheel after a couple of days sitting in the hangar. Is this normal? I have 7qt in the engine of my M20J mse.
     
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    On the hangar floor?

    Is this where your crankcase breather tube is?
     
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    the oil is droping out of the tube sticking out of the cowling
     
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    yes I think it is the crankcase tube
     
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    Yeah. I'd say normal. I always put a bucket under the breather tube after I pull it into the hangar.
     
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    That's normal. As long as it's not excessive. You don't have a gallon of oil laying on your floor do you? ;)
     
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    I have a rubber car mat that sits next to my front tire to catch breather tube oil (yeah I'm anal like that)...a couple of drops of oil after every flight is normal.
     
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    Bingo!
     
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    The 201 is just marking its territory.
     
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    If it isn't dripping oil it probably isn't running. :)
     
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    I use cardboard to catch the mocha latte but I like the idea of a cup or bucket better. In the wind last weekend I had drips streaked all over my nose pant while at MERFI.