|Feb 25, 2012, 10:17 PM|
Super Tigre G-90 for parts
I bought a used ST G-90 Chinese made engine today at the wram show swap shop.
Well when I got home and gave it a good look see, I found that the prop shaft/crank is bent.
There was no way to really tell until I put the spinner back plate on. I initially thought it just wasn't sitting flush against the thrust washer. Then I realized it was sitting flush and that the prop shaft/crank was bent.....total freakin bummer.
Forget about spare parts for these things....on back order for years, everywhere.
Does anyone have one that would be good for just the crank shaft?
|Feb 27, 2012, 04:43 AM|
United States, SC, Beaufort
Joined Feb 2009
Trader Rating: 10
Thanx Reacher: I was considering buying a ST90 for one of my planes but after your comment and then checking Tower website and seeing the majority of replacement parts on back order, think I will go with good ole OS.
|Mar 01, 2012, 04:17 PM|
All righty Oh...we're back in the game...Shoo got the Crankshaft back into shape!
To show my appreciation I put a nice stick of chewing gum in the box. J/K
He gets to choose which one of these brand new Trans Mitts he wants!
Just put the order in for a new piston ring and then we'll see how this thing runs.
I think what the guy did was buy a new engine and stuck the brand new carb and muffler on this engine to make it look good. That carb is gonna do me justice!
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