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Scott tailwheel tire pressure


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Sep 15, 2006
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Okay, so this is not exactly a biplane but I hope no one minds.

We changed the tires today on our J-5 Cub. The axles are typical slotted 1-1/4" with the round axle nuts. One side had safety wire tied around the holes in the nut. The other side had cotter pins top and bottom. I am assuming the safety wire was a poor fix for someone. My question for this is should that be two cotter pins the way we found it or should it be one long cotter pin all the way through?

We also changed the tailwheel tire and tube. From what I can tell, it is a Scott 2600 tailwheel on a 3216 frame. Any guesses what the correct tire pressure should be? We don't have it in print anywhere.


Edited by: JimW

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