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Forum: Messages 10-30-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,438
Posted By cessnadriver

mshac. Since the accumulators are optional, and as long as the WT&BAL is updated there is no problem with removing them.
Bill Story
'65 C337 Owner, pilot and A&P
Forum: Messages 10-16-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By cessnadriver
New O-2A Owner needing Checkout with CFMEII

I used a CFI/MEI C337 experienced in Nashville, Tn. Great guy, he has his own C337, and may travel to you?? Randy, is his name, I'll have to look in my logbook for his last name, if you'd...
Forum: Messages 10-16-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By cessnadriver
Bird Strike requires some ribs and skin.

Gord. Any competent aviation sheetmetal mechanic can repair that damage WITHOUT replacing the ribs! The ribs may require patching with a re-enforcing angle. The leading edge will have a re-enforcing...
Forum: Messages 10-07-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By cessnadriver
Smile Questions for a tire kicker

Eric. I own and maintain a 1965 C337. Yes the P337 will fit your hangar size. Mine sits about 2 feet from the trailing edge of the wings. and the wing tips are about a foot from walls. About 1-1 1/2...
Forum: Messages 10-05-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By cessnadriver
Smile power pack repair

Steve G. IF YOU ARE SURE IT'S LEAKING AT THE PRIORITY VALVE! I personally have NOT disassembled the power pack, but looking at the parts manual, FIG 113, Items 44-49 is the priority valve. ALTHOUGH...
Forum: Messages 10-05-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By cessnadriver
Primers? Why?

FYI. I asked the same question REF: manual primers. If you were to use the manual primers because the electric fuel pump was inop. you would be ILLEGALLY flying. Because if you did take-off and had...
Forum: Parts For Sale 09-27-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By cessnadriver
Smile Looking for Serviceable prop

I have the prop you're looking for. I bought the front and rear prop before buying a flying C337. Asking $3000 plus shipping. Let me know if your interested
Forum: Messages 09-27-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By cessnadriver
First annual blues pt 2: NOS Battery box = $1250

Yankee Clipper.
I have a serviceable battery box, no top, asking $400 plus shipping.
If interested email me at
BILLS pilot/owner/A&P
PS: As quoted in this forum, I too replaced my...
Forum: Recommended Destinations and Fuel Stops 09-03-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,540
Posted By cessnadriver
Skymaster Fly In 2020 - 14G - Fremont, OH

OOPS!! I just read the fly-in was official cancelled Damn, was looking forward to meeting other Skymaster pilots/owners!
Forum: Recommended Destinations and Fuel Stops 09-03-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,540
Posted By cessnadriver
Smile Skymaster Fly In 2020 - 14G - Fremont, OH

I'll to be there N727JT, just finished painting her although I still needs to buff out some defects. Hope to see you all there. I'm in Western Pennsylvania and it's about 1.5 hours depending on the...
Forum: Messages 07-21-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By cessnadriver
Thumbs up Help troubleshooting gen field breaker 337B

Jhogan0101. Had the same problem. Thought it was my Voltage Regulator, so changed one to a ACU (alternator Control Unit). NOT.
Comes down to adding a 8 gauge wire from rear starter to front starter...
Forum: Messages 07-15-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By cessnadriver
Smile gear handle boot

I just emailed McFarlane Avn. referencing the gear handle boot. This will be GREAT as I long ago removed the gear handle cover and am tired of losing screws down that hole! Thanks for the...
Forum: Messages 06-15-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,111
Posted By cessnadriver
Insurance recommendation

I don't know your flight experience but this company,, got me covered for about $1600, for liability. Their requirements was of course a multi-engine rating. I needed 20 hours...
Forum: Flight Instruction and Recurrent Training 05-19-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,577
Posted By cessnadriver
Smile Training in Eastern Oklahoma

Tom. Way to go! I did what you did-sort of. I purchased my 65 C337 BEFORE I even found an instructor. The training took way longer than I thought it was going to take. My Insurance company required...
Forum: Messages 05-12-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By cessnadriver
New cowl fasteners

FYI the length is equal to .030" per dash number, I'm not sure of the millimeter conversion but I too had the same problem. I'm thinking it was the corners of the cowl and or access panel...
Forum: Messages 05-09-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,089
Posted By cessnadriver
Smile How‘s GA where you are?

I'm in Franklin, Pa.(KFKL). I use to fly into KPNE a lot with the CAP. Nice airport of course bigger than my local county airport. Things here are terribly slow. Between the COVID19 and losing our...
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-04-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,690
Posted By cessnadriver
Looking for a set of props F&R 68 337

I used SPS near Philly, Pa. They offered a reseal job for $400 each. I used them for my Cessna 172 prop. They even allowed me, actually my wife, to wait for a dimensional check at no...
Forum: Flight Instruction and Recurrent Training 05-03-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,577
Posted By cessnadriver
Training in Eastern Oklahoma

Tom M.
Tom are you still looking for a MEI for training in your C337? I used a guy north of Nashville, Tn. If interested I can send you his contact information? He's a good instructor and owns a...
Forum: Parts For Sale 05-03-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,690
Posted By cessnadriver
Smile Looking for a set of props F&R 68 337

Hello, I purchased a set of serviceable set of prop for my 1965 C337, didn't use them because I bought another 1965 C337. Same part numbers. I have the logs for them! $5000 plus shipping....
Forum: Messages 04-20-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,082
Posted By cessnadriver
New Skymaster Owner

Tom M.
Great job on your new CLT rating!! I just finished mine in February, 2020. I own a 1965 C337 and also have the oil leaks from the push rod seals. I also bought 6 rebuild cylinders from Gibson...
Forum: Messages 04-13-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,864
Posted By cessnadriver
rebuild fuel selector valve

FYI, you CANNOT just replace the original clips with a C clip from a assortment of clips. That would be illegal. I'm not trying to be a know it all but as an A&P I know there are rules in...
Forum: Flight Instruction and Recurrent Training 04-09-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,616
Posted By cessnadriver
Smile C337, C337P Training

Hello ALL. I have a couple of CFI/MEIs and DPEs for your information.
CFIs: at KFKL, Franklin, Pa. and at Gallatin, Tn at KXNX
DPE's: Jamestown, NY KJHW and Charleston, WV at KCRW. If you need the...
Forum: Messages 02-20-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,476
Posted By cessnadriver
Hydraulic pump shaft adapter

Good deal! Hope you have good luck with this procedure. Let us know how it go for you.
Regards, BILLS
Forum: Messages 02-16-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,476
Posted By cessnadriver
Smile power adapter for hyd. pump

I purchased the spline sockets from Sears paid about $40. It comes with about 10 different sized sockets. With Sears all but closed you can check the internet, or get them at Harbor Freight...
Forum: Messages 02-14-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By cessnadriver
Looking for MEI. Im at KPNE (phila) with 337B

JHOGAN:This is the insurance agent I have. They are located in WV. Just FYI, the underwriter WILL NOT cover you for liability UNTIL you're rated. They will insure you while flying with your CFI as...
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