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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: Winter freeze-ups


Thread: Winter freeze-ups

Message: Winter freeze-ups

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From: K2MZ at

Date: Wed, 08 Jan 1997 20:49:13 UTC


  The engine vent pipe will probably only freeze where it is in the slip
stream.  The tail discharge of most slobber pot vent pipes is not only in the
slip stream but is at the end of the heat profile as well.  I suggest putting
a piece of foam plumbing pipe insulation over the exposed vent tubing at the
tail might prevent freezing.  I haven't tried it as we don't have those
conditions below 25,000 feet here in Fla.

Charlie Harrison


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