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Continental Pushrod Tube Modification

Owners of a certain type of Continental engine, the cam-at-the-bottom variety, are undoubtedly familiar with the annoying seepage of oil from swaged pushrod tubes and rubber pushrod seals. Now there's a cure, and author Ron Darcey describes the fix.

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Boring on the vertical.

Build It Better: Building to Requirements

It can be tough to keep a homebuilt project from ballooning out of control when so many tempting innovations and extras catch your eye along the way. Having a specific vision from the outset can help keep things on track.

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Multiple drilled holes on an RV-6 elevator spar.

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Gnarly good knurls.