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Forum: General Performance 07-29-2009, 05:15 PM
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Views: 12,506
Posted By tstrohmayer
Re: Cylinder Head Temps

What type of probe are you using on the number 3 cylinder? Often aftermarket engine monitors use a gasket style or piggy back probe so you can continue to use the stock probe (often installed on the...
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 12-24-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,188
Posted By tstrohmayer
Heat Shields

Another question for owners:

How many of you have heat shields installed to protect your engine mount tubes from exhaust components? Of the Cardinals we've seen, some have had them, some have...
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 11-19-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 37,560
Posted By tstrohmayer
Exclamation Sniffle Valve Question

We've discovered at least two different style sniffle valves (drain valves) installed on RG's. The first is a 90 deg fitting that looks like a standard AN fitting but has a checkvalve built in. The...
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 07-30-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 12,264
Posted By tstrohmayer
Latest Update

I apologize for not having an update recently...this is due to the fact that there was no new information available.

As of today, we have it on good authority that the Type Inspection...
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 07-30-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,635
Posted By tstrohmayer
Certification Update

I apologize for not having an update recently...this is due to the fact that there was no new information available.

As of today, we have it on good authority that the Type Inspection...
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 06-24-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 57,374
Posted By tstrohmayer
Cowl Removal

A question was recently asked regarding our new C177RG Exhaust:

"How difficult is it to remove the lower cowl with the exhaust installed? With the curved exhaust it looks like that would be an...
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 06-05-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 57,374
Posted By tstrohmayer
The Cardinal RG Tuned Exhaust system will fit...

The Cardinal RG Tuned Exhaust system will fit both variants of the angle valve IO-360 engines installed on the Cardinal RG. The performance will be the same for both engines.
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 04-21-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 57,374
Posted By tstrohmayer
The Horsepower Gage on our testbed was INOP. :p

The Horsepower Gage on our testbed was INOP. :p
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 03-19-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 57,374
Posted By tstrohmayer
The Power Flow Exhaust will allow a greater...

The Power Flow Exhaust will allow a greater airspeed at the same 8.5 gph, 25 LOP. The Exhaust will alternatively allow a lower fuel flow at the same airspeed. When LOP, power drops much faster with...
Forum: Technical Questions/Problems (website & forum related) 03-12-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 24,498
Posted By tstrohmayer
It can be set in User CP

Turns out that this option can be customized for the individual user. To read posts with the earliest at the top, go to your user control panel and set it there. Click "Edit Options" on the left...
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 03-10-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 57,374
Posted By tstrohmayer
Installing the cowl:

The tailpipe extension clamps on just inside the cowl (the clamp is accessible through the existing opening). By removing one bolt and the clamp, the tailpipe can be removed, eliminating any...
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 03-10-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 57,374
Posted By tstrohmayer
It looks as if the clearance will increase...

It looks as if the clearance will increase slightly with the PFS system. We hope to have pictures of the actual installation posted in the near future.

Thanks,
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 03-08-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 57,374
Posted By tstrohmayer
The advantages are purely aesthetic. Both...

The advantages are purely aesthetic. Both tailpipes have a mirror finish when new, the ceramic pipe will keep its luster while the standard, polished pipe will eventually turn brown.


It's a...
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 03-06-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 57,374
Posted By tstrohmayer
Since the design is still not locked, I can't...

Since the design is still not locked, I can't give you a definite answer, but our system is projected to weigh close to 25 lbs. Our exhaust systems are typically within 5 lbs of the original.

...
Forum: C177RG exhaust development (Public) 03-05-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 57,374
Posted By tstrohmayer
Thanks for the questions! Our marketing...

Thanks for the questions!

Our marketing people are working on having some pictures available...stay tuned.

The increased performance does not require a larger oil cooler. We tested at maximum...
Forum: RV Aircraft 02-20-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 27,756
Posted By tstrohmayer
Allen, It sounds like you have a well thought...

Allen,
It sounds like you have a well thought out plan so far. I have not worked with AirSportPower before, but we have worked extensively with Lycon and can attest to their expertise and talent...
Forum: Installation Discussion 01-14-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 10,971
Posted By tstrohmayer
Cardinal Installation Questions

We performed an installation on a C177A today. The SCAT hose that connects the air inlet on the heat shroud to the forward baffle was not long enough to be reused with the Power Flow installation. ...
Forum: General Performance 01-14-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 31,476
Posted By tstrohmayer
We definitely understand your concerns. Our...

We definitely understand your concerns. Our sales staff does its best to make it clear to customers with fixed pitch aircraft that there are no free rides when it comes to cruise speed. Our main...
Forum: General Performance 01-11-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 31,476
Posted By tstrohmayer
I think Darren may have been confused about your...

I think Darren may have been confused about your post since it is in the Mooney subforum and he might have assumed you were talking about constant speed props.

You're original post stated that a...
Forum: Technical Questions/Problems (website & forum related) 10-23-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 24,498
Posted By tstrohmayer
Lightbulb Chronological Order

Can we flip the order of the threads to list the newest postings last instead of first? Maybe it's just me, but they seem easier to follow that way and many of the other forum's I'm used to do it...
Forum: Installation Discussion 10-08-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 13,478
Posted By tstrohmayer
Arrow PFS and LASAR

Ron,

My understanding of LASAR ignition system is that it operates by gathering data from the running engine (RPM, MAP, and sometimes CHT) and compares that to data in a pre-defined look-up table....
Forum: Installation Discussion 09-10-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 12,151
Posted By tstrohmayer
Lightbulb Oil Hose Routing

We use two different routings, depending on the current hose configuration (length, routing, fittings, etc).

Configuration 1: Route the outboard hose along the side of the engine and clamp to...
Forum: FAQs 08-31-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 14,536
Posted By tstrohmayer
Can I Install EGT Probes in My PFS Exhaust?

Absolutely. Probes should be installed in accordance with the airframe manufacturer's recommendations. When using an aftermarket engine analyzier (JPI, EI, GEM, etc.) it is best to follow their...
Forum: Installation Discussion 08-23-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 27,384
Posted By tstrohmayer
Ron, I'll answer this for Darren. We do...

Ron,

I'll answer this for Darren. We do have a system for the Symphony / OMF. In fact, our exhaust system was available on new aircraft as a factory installed option. I hope you're right about...
Forum: Glastar/Sportsman 08-21-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 10,041
Posted By tstrohmayer
Exclamation Angle Valve Lycoming Wanted

We're currently looking for a guinea pig...er, um...volunteer to help fit our Power Flow Tuned Exhaust System on a Glastar or Sportsman 2+2 with an angle valve (200HP) IO-360 or IO-390 engine. We...
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