|Gary Matthews||06/09/2008 16:59:00|
|10 forum posts|
Ok guys I have a problem with a OS 46 silencer mounting problem....I have just bought a Great Planes AT-6 Texan, the problem I have is the mounting of the silencer, the cowl fits over the engine which is fine, but the problem comes when the silencer needs to fitted, i would have to "hack" most of the firewall away to get it in, and as the firewall is the stuctural part of the fuse, and I don't really want to do that.
So I suppose the question would be, is there another type of silencer i could use? I know OS do a extention between the silencer and engine, I still think that would need some hacking.......the photo that comes with the instructions shows a double exhaust system that seems to come down at 90 degrees to the engine....So am I missing something? (my brain, not in the kit) or does anyone know where I could buy such a piece of engineering?
Thanks for your help .........fingers crossed on this one.
|Eric Bray||06/09/2008 18:00:00|
6600 forum posts
|I think that OS make an outlet extension piece, or you could try one of the aftermarket add-on exhaust systems intended for cowled engines.|
|Gary Matthews||06/09/2008 18:08:00|
|10 forum posts||Thanks for the reply Eric, have you got any suggestions as to the "aftermarket" shop's/businesses? please....|
|260 Flyer||06/09/2008 22:30:00|
|523 forum posts|
Try Just Engines
Not cheap, but they may have something that will fit.
|Bob Cotsford||08/09/2008 11:02:00|
8386 forum posts
|the BCM Pitts style mufflers from Just Engines are excellent for installing in a radial cowl, they can be used with a retaining strap, or JE will drill and tap to suit a particular engine. They also do their own JE Pitts mufflers, slightly more bulky where they bolt on to the manifold, otherwise not much to choose between them Just Engines Pitts|
|Gary Matthews||10/09/2008 19:56:00|
|10 forum posts|
Cheers Guys......ordered from them yesterday, arrived today, fitted nicely, top class service as well.
Thanks again for the advice.
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