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Attention! ADVISORY LEVEL EXTREME 30th August 2012: Fuel pump loose fitting Rotec Fuel Pump Loose Fitting


Index for the download of all advisories and technical support documentation.

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  Auxiliary Oil Pump: How to use correctly. Specifications. Care in maintaining oil levels.

B

  Battery: Recommended for R2800 & R3600.
  Bell gear cracks. AD R2800 early R3600's
  Bing Carb: Exploded drawing of type 64 showing all parts making up this carb.
  Bing Carb: Linkage Arm Connection (Spring butterfly to open and Bowden cable connection)
  Bing Carb: 3 Videos (You Tube) showing how to prvent fuel flooding if it occurs. Click thumbnail to play:
 
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  Bolt on accessories for R2800 including engine dimensions or view a photo
  Bolt on accessories for R3600 including engine dimensions or view a photo

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Cabin Heat: see Carb heat
  Cam gear rivets: loose. R2800 & R3600 prior to January 2009
  Carb heat: methods of providing including Cabin Heat in one of the methods.
  CHT and EGT Rotec Gauge Kits: R2800 & R3600 Install sensors & how to use.
  cooling your Radial (R2800 & R3600)
  Compression Ratio for R2800 & R3600 - Safe to use Unleaded or AVGAS
  Corrosion & Storage: Prevent corrosion of your R2800 or R3600 during prolonged storage
  Cylinder Studs: broken. All engines prior to 2007. Official Rotec AD - ignore any 3rd party AD.

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  Dimensions: R2800 & view of mount plate with bolt on Acc's (side view shows CG)
  Dimensions and view: R2800 & R3600. Top view of Bolt on Acc's
  Dimensions: R3600 & view of mount plate with bolt on Acc's (side view shows CG)

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  EGT and CHT Rotec Gauge Kits: R2800 & R3600 Install sensors & how to use.
  Electrical wiring schematic (latest) and ignition system and warnings (2 pages)
  Emergency Kit for R2800 and R3600 (also see cost of kits in "Prices" for each engine )
  Engine Mount R2800: view all the mount parts and how they go together (General Support).
  Engine Mount R2800 - photo showing all the components (weldables and rubber cushions)
  Engine Mount R3600: view all the mount parts and how they go together (General Support).
  Engine Mount R3600 - photo showing all the components (weldables and rubber cushions)

Engine mount examples and Information:

Hatz Classic R3600 for Kurtis Arnold - Download to view or print 4pages: Important Info, side view, front view and assymetric view.

Hatz CB1 R3600 for A C Hutson - Important info Side View Front View

Fisher Celebrity R2800 for Phil Swensen - Imporrtant Info Side View Side + R2800
Front View

Pietenpol R2800 Bob Wagner - mounting points/brackets on Piet Piet mount brackets on firewall. Relative positions of engine, thrustline, distances from forewall and down thrust Piet mount brackets on firewall

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  Filter (Spin onto the filter block): which to use for. R2800 & R3600
  Filter to use in-line: how install and which to use to use (see also under Oil)
  Fuel: Gravity feed to Bing carb limiting factors causing negative pressure
  Fuel feed to carb/TBI. R2800 & R3600- 3 options
  Fuel pump loose fitting R2800 & R3600(August 2012)
  Fuel to use: R2800 & R3600

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  Hydraulic Lock (HL). How to avoid. R2800 & R3600.
  Hand Propping the R2800 and R3600 {content under Ignition Redundancy (Dual Ignition) }

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  In line oil filter how install and which to use to use (see also under Oil)

 

  Ignition wiring R2800 & R3600. Current schematic (2 pages). Review for altering .
  Ignition Redundancy (Dual Ignition) R2800 and R3600

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M

  Mount parts: please see under "engine mount..."

 

N

Nose Bowl. How to remove for 25 hr service and PSRU (gearbox) inspection.

O

  Oil - In line oil filter how install and which to use to use
Oil to use. R2800 & R3600 (updated Dec 2011)
Oil flow schematic (current) R2800 & R3600
  Oil siphoning: Prevention using Ryco Z429. R2800 & R3600

P

  Prop Bolts for R2800 and R3600. Type and tightening torque
  Prop drive lug (dowel) R2800 (DRAWING)
  Prop drive lug (dowel) R3600 (DRAWING)
  Prop hub R2800 (DRAWING)
  Prop hub R3600 (DRAWING)
  Prop hub R2800 & R3600 - instructions on how to remove
  Prop photo: 76"x55" wood laminated prop for Rotec's R2800 shows cord etc
  Prop photo: 84"x55" wood laminated prop for Rotec's R3600 shows cord etc
  Prop recommended for R2800 & R3600. Discussed: diameter|pitch|cord|loading rpm|performance etc
  Prop Tapered Drive Shaft R2800 & R3600 (same) (Drawing)

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  R2800 Drawing: Dimensions & view of mount plate with bolt on Acc's (side view shows CG)
  R2800 & R3600 Drawing: Top view of Bolt on Acc's
  R3600 Drawing: Dimensions & view of mount plate with bolt on Acc's (side view shows CG)

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  Starting Engine: R2800 & R3600. Difficult 1st start or after prolonged period without use
  Storage: Prevent corrosion of your R2800 or R3600 during prolonged storage

 

T

  Temperatures - Oil, ECG and CHT for R2800 and R3600 (FAQ)

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V

  Valve clearance. How to adjust. R2800 & R3600.
  Valve Screws: Broken. R2800 & R3600 (approx all engines 2004 to 2007)

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