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    09-01-2020, 04:35 PM
    jrthomas replied to a thread engines in Kitfox general discussion
    Without a doubt the Rotax 912. Super reliable and light weight, great performance and low fuel burn, there's no better choice.
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    09-01-2020, 04:01 AM
    jrthomas replied to a thread 5 year rubber replacement in Engines
    Yea, I'm a believe in JBM products. I used to have to replace sockets on my CGS Hawk 503 every couple of years. They would always show signs of dry...
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    08-26-2020, 08:08 AM
    Has anyone found a better/cheaper way to do the 5 year rubber replacement? CPS price is $1300 and change. Seems outrageous! .
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    Hi Tom,
    I have a Jabiru 2200 on my kitfox classic 4 and I have 90 hours logged with no issues. Glad to see other Kitfox owners using the Jabiru as it really it really runs smooth with good power to weight. What type of cowl are you using? If I can help in anyway, let me know!

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