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Jim Mantyla
 Post subject: Surefly Ignition
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:56 am 
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Guys,

I was wondering if anyone has tried the Surefly ignition system in their Thorp? I have an IO-320-D1A with the Hartzell C/S prop and will need to do the Slick, 500 hour check soon. The Surefly web info looks good but so do all the others. I like the fact that it is basically a plug and play system because I don't have real estate on my firewall for control boxes. Also the fact that it is an STC'd system helps with the confidence factor.

Any feedback would be appreciated.

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leewwalton
 Post subject: Re: Surefly Ignition
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:02 pm 
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I have one in my Thorp .. same setup as you Jim. IO-320/CS prop. Jason Hutchison is the head of the company and a friend. I was one of the first adopters ... never had so much as a hint of a problem.

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James Grahn
 Post subject: Re: Surefly Ignition
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:28 pm 
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Just a thought. I have slicks as well. I have the old style with metal gears. I’m over 1300 hours on them without messing with them. To me, if my mag timing doesn’t move a single degree in 21 years, I’m not touching them.
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Jim Mantyla
 Post subject: Re: Surefly Ignition
PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:46 am 
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Lee,

Do you have your Surefly set up for the advanced mode where it will alter the timing up to 38 degrees? If so do you see highter CHT's?

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Jim


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leewwalton
 Post subject: Re: Surefly Ignition
PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:59 am 
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Jim,
No mine is set up standard, I may chose to put it in advanced mode at some time though, I’m going to talk to Jason about that in a few weeks.

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