The answer is,bearing in mind that the bing loves straight air into it
The engine rear is not in the centre of the firewall so using the crankcase join line I moved the whole airbox over so that it was aligned with that ,so the air has a straight run to the carby
I made a new cobra head carby...
The advert in the RAA mag is wrong as the listed features is a misprint & belong to the J170 range of Jabiru aircraft .Any chance getting all of that for $ 63000 is wishful thinking.I was excited though for a moment.
only trying to be helpful & all the usual caveats apply,so sorry no insurance !!
you should still have some fingers left
by using the finger that is used least you wont miss it so much
if only the spinner is damaged there is one for sale on this site for a good price
another way is to assemble it with the screws not tightened only snug
apply brakes ,start engine stand in front of prop & tap gently on spinner with finger (the one you use the least in case of an accident) until you get it right . stop engine tighten screws & check again .do this at...
the difference in the fuel used is 74 litres according to the figures & @ an average price of $1.33 litre the trip cost should be only about $ 100 less for the J160.The calculator is wwwwrong this time not me (I hope ) !!!!