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04-09-2010 07:06 PM  8 years agoPost 1
munkey nuts

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ive received my turbine back today. the gearbox bearings were damaged. jetcat have fitted a new gearbox. what i want to know is do i need to oil it some how, or prime some fuel into it before its 1st start tomorrow.or will it have oil in from when it was test run in there workshop.

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gareth

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04-09-2010 11:44 PM  8 years agoPost 2
PETER ROB

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Gareth, Just make sure you vent the whole system before you start that will add more oil to your gear box
Peter R

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04-10-2010 02:26 PM  8 years agoPost 3
munkey nuts

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peter. when you say vent do you mean prime the pipes and stuff make sure the fuel pipes are full.

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04-10-2010 03:27 PM  8 years agoPost 4
Notar

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Yes, prime the system so that all the tubes are filled going to the gearbox. Then, during running, a small amount is fed into the front and rear areas with JetA.
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