Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - Price Reduced- R190 000

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Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - Price Reduced- R190 000

Unread post by Mattevis » Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:03 pm

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Aircraft Make and Type: Cubby Wings, Cubby taildragger (X285) (ZU-DWY)
Year Model: 2005. Recovered and converted to taildragger 2012
Airframe Hours: 454hrs and counting
Engine Type and Hours: Recondition VW2,1 Fuel injected (21Hrs and counting) has a longer stroke for increased Horsepower
Prop type and Hours: P Prop (385 hrs)
Avionics and other equipment:
~ Altimeter
~ Airspeed indicator (MGL ASI3)
~ Compass (MGL)
~ EGT Indicator
~ Hobbs meter
~ ICOM A200 VHF radio
~ Oil Temperature Indicator
~ Oil Pressure Indicator
~ RPM Indicator
~ Turn and slip indicator
~ Vertical speed indicator

Reason for sale: Built enough hours for my CPL and now no longer need the aircraft as i will have little time to fly this beuty sadly, due to my new job.

Viewing Location: Morningstar Airfield, Western Cape
Price: R 230 000 reduced to R190 000 for quick sell(No VAT applicable)
Other information:
~ Cruising 90mph at approx.15lph, or 75-80mph at 12lph. Tanks are 45l each side, total 90l.
~ I installed a new recondition 0hr VW engine built with aviation parts, as a result of the previous engine being put together poorly and leaked lots of oil.
~ The new engine has no oil leaks, has a longer stroke which gives an increase in Horsepower, giving me an extra 15mph at same RPM as previous engine, a shorter take-off distance, and was also able to increase my Vertical speed by 1000 fpm at MAUW.
~ An oil circulation pump was also installed ensuring a longer lasting engine with many safe hours.
~ The aircraft has served me with many happy flying hours and I would love to keep her but it doesn’t make financially sense for me with the salary I earn. As well as ill be flying the company’s aircraft during the weeks.
~ The aircraft will be sold with a new ATF and ill have her serviced upon purchase

Contact details of owner:mpetterbowyer30@gmail.com
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Re: Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - R230 000

Unread post by SONERAI » Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:01 pm

Bit more details please?
1)Aviation VW parts?
2)Was the Re-drive upgraded for the higher HP?
(Why I ask is that I designed and build most of the Cubby Re-drive units before the Cubby factory was sold. The 50mm units was for the early 2L engines, 60mm for the 2.180L and 80mm for the 2.3L engines.)
3)Oil circulation pump other than the standard oil pump that the engine have, or was it just the higher capacity oil pump that was fitted?
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Re: Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - R230 000

Unread post by Mattevis » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:26 am

SONERAI wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:01 pm
Bit more details please?
1)Aviation VW parts?
2)Was the Re-drive upgraded for the higher HP?
(Why I ask is that I designed and build most of the Cubby Re-drive units before the Cubby factory was sold. The 50mm units was for the early 2L engines, 60mm for the 2.180L and 80mm for the 2.3L engines.)
3)Oil circulation pump other than the standard oil pump that the engine have, or was it just the higher capacity oil pump that was fitted?
The engine was a 40hr total time engine, that was stripped and zeroed, The increase in HP was achieved by installing new 94mm pistons and sleeves, new big-end bearing, new main bearings, new cam bearings, new gaskets and seals was fitted. The previous owner who i know well did this to use on his aircraft that he was building, but was later told that the engine would be to small for his aircraft and therefor bought a Lycoming 0-235. I then purchased this engine to install in my Cubby and it is amazing, shorter takeoffs, increased speeds and quicker vertical climb. The oil circulation pump is an additional to increase engine cooling because at low taxi speeds not enough air flows over the engine and the cowling was adjusted slightly to increase airflow
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Re: Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - R230 000

Unread post by Mattevis » Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:09 pm

NEW VW Engine installed
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Re: Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - R230 000

Unread post by Multirotordronepilot » Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:19 pm

SONERAI wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:01 pm
Bit more details please?
1)Aviation VW parts?
2)Was the Re-drive upgraded for the higher HP?
(Why I ask is that I designed and build most of the Cubby Re-drive units before the Cubby factory was sold. The 50mm units was for the early 2L engines, 60mm for the 2.180L and 80mm for the 2.3L engines.)
3)Oil circulation pump other than the standard oil pump that the engine have, or was it just the higher capacity oil pump that was fitted?
I met up with Matthew this past weekend as I'm interested in purchasing an engine from him. To find the engine currently in his Cubby was proffesionally fitted by an extremely precise and knowledgeable person and 100% confidence should be had in the installation of the new engine. The re drive is not the original one fitted to the 2.1 Also the aeroplane is neat and I believe its a real performer in the Cubby class.
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Re: Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - R230 000

Unread post by Jean Crous » Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:30 pm

Judging by the oil pump cover, and the dual ignition cylinder-heads, my guess is , this engine was an Aero-Vee in its former guise. :wink:
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Re: Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - R230 000

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Re: Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - R230 000

Unread post by Mattevis » Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:37 pm

Still Available, Contact me for viewing!
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Re: Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - Price Reduced- R190 000

Unread post by Mattevis » Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:02 pm

Price reduced to R190 000 for a quick sell. Plane is just standing now, because I’m not getting time to fly😔
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Re: Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - Price Reduced- R190 000

Unread post by Mattevis » Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:06 pm

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Re: Cubby taildragger(X285)- LOW Hrs engine - Price Reduced- R190 000

Unread post by Mattevis » Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:57 pm

Although people are interested. Aircraft is still available until payment is made

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