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FS: Engine Saver (engine dryer)

Orest @ CYFD

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[SOLD]

I ended up with an extra one, was thinking of keeping this one as a spare, but makes more sense to sell it.



Spruce listing: http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/engsaver.php?clickkey=50170

I use mine all the time, all seasons. Eliminates internal engine condensation. Simple design, a fan blows air through a desiccant. You can pipe it up through the engine breather. I created a fitting for the oil dipstick opening, and plug mine in there. You need to bake the desiccant every couple of months in the summer, maybe once through the winter, when the blue cobalt chloride indicator turns red. Otherwise it is maintenance free.

My pics here: https://goo.gl/photos/7AsssipwwG9M8tHv8

The unit for sale is a year old, was used on a friend's Bonanza, before he sold it. In perfect working order.

Brand new costs US$325.

I'm selling this one, really like new, for US$260 + shipping. There is a bit of weight to it, so expect around US$30 for shipping.

* Orest
 

magman

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Orest's Dryer is only good if you value your engine.

These units DO impress me as far as

keeping rust away from your Engine.
 

Orest @ CYFD

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Well!

It does seem to make sense to me. And no matter the ambient conditions, there is always at least one condensation cycle each time you turn the engine off.

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Not in the budget right now but seems like a good idea.

After shutting down I always pop the oil cap off while I refuel. An impressive amount of steam cooks off for 5 minutes. I like to think that is getting some out too.
 

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Recently I wrenched on 2 Lycomings with similar history and living conditions.

20 years since new.

1000 hrs Time in Service

ALWAYS hangared.

1 had jugs off as Wobble Test was getting close.

Other had Aluminum Piston plugs for Lunch.

"Wobble" had new Ex Guides installed & was good to go.

"Lunch" wound up with 4 NEW Cylinders primarily due to rust.

I believe the difference is because the "Wobble" had the Dryer on religiously.

Might not be NEEDED in places like Tucson?
 

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