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Jack Ryder
Jack Ryder
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Joined: 04-25-2020
Location: Chippewa Lake, Ohio USA
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  • Jack Ryder
    replied to Oil Pump Prime
    Thanks Sully !

    Got that Hank ?!...
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  • Jack Ryder
    replied to Oil Pump Prime
    C85-12 for sure !

    How can you tell from the pic ?

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  • Jack Ryder
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    Hank

    The attached pic shows the left side of the C85 Case, with the "Transfer Plate" noted.

    Once the Transfer Plate is removed, two holes in the Case are exposed. Oil can then be squirted into the top of the two holes which then goes directly to the Oil Pump.
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  • Jack Ryder
    replied to Oil Pump Prime
    In the C85 we are using AeroShell W100 along with Camguard Aviation.

    After the oil change, we started the engine, but when there was no indication of pressure on the gauge, we shut it down.

    After that we removed the top 4 spark- plugs, so that after each attempt at re-priming...
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  • Jack Ryder
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    Hank - I'll post a pic on Monday

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  • Jack Ryder
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    Edwin, as you suggested, squirting the oil into the top hole behind the Transfer Plate on the left side of the Case did the job !

    Thanks to all of you for your inputs !

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  • Jack Ryder
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    Thanks for these great tips !

    We'll be trying some of these today.

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  • Jack Ryder
    started a topic Oil Pump Prime

    Oil Pump Prime

    After a recent oil change, our C-85 engine lost prime on the oil pump.

    We tried lifting the tail of our BC12D4-85 high up for a minute, then tried pressurizing the oil "tank" to about 15 PSI while hand-cranking the prop.

    Both of these failed to do anything !
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