Power Plants

Below are some of the engines that we have seen used in Zodiacs 601's the links are here to help you decide which is best suited for your airplane and some steps used in making them air worthy.

Lycoming O-235 Power

Rotax

Subaru

Stratus EA-81 SUBARU

NSI has Subaru conversions and controllable-pitch propellers.  They sell "firewall forward" conversions for a number of airplanes.

Subaru engines - Link to an EAA how-to article

RAM Performance Subaru

Subaru EJ22 - Garrett T-3 Turbo Conversion

Eggenfellner Aircraft Engines sells Subaru conversion and PSRUs

Al Wick- How to install a Subaru auto engine into aircraft.

 

Subaru Factory Manuals

Subaru FAQ

SubaruEJ2.5-Service Manual - I thought this engine was too heavy, but I see someone is installing one in a CH701

SubaruEJ22-PartsManual.zip

SubaruEJ22-ServiceBulletins.zip

SubaruEJ22-ServiceManual-1.zip

SubaruEJ22-ServiceManual-2.zip

SubaruEA82-ServiceManualPart1.pdf

SubaruEA82-ServiceManualPart2.pdf

SubaruEA81-ServiceManual.zip

SubaruEA81-PartsManual.zip

 

Corvair Manual

Corvair Manual 1.PDF

Corvair Manual 2.PDF

Corvair Manual 3.PDF

Corvair Manual 4.PDF

 

Cooling systems

How to vent ( duct) your radiator inside the cowling.

Cooling Systems for Automotive Conversions Part I"

Cooling Systems for Automotive Conversions Part II"

Cooling Systems for Automotive Conversions Part III"

Cooling Systems for Automotive Conversions Part IV

 

Dual Dizzy walkthrough for your EA-81 / EA-82  a complete walkthrough on how to install a dual pickup in your distributor

Graveyard Aeronautical Motors ~ What you need to know for your  trip to the graveyard to pick up a new airplane engine.

How to Make Your Own Engine Mount

 

 

Jabiru

Zenith Jabiru

usjabiru.com: Visit the website for price information and more... 

Jabiru factory (Australia)

 

Corvair

Flycorvair.com

Mark Langford's-building a Corvair

Turbo-Powered 110 Horsepower Corvair Engine 

Firewall forward assembly

 

 

 

Harley Davidson

Hog Air - You have to hear it to believe !

 

Suzuki

Raven Rotorcraft & Redrives Inc.
Nessa Aircraft ~ A great resource for information.

 

Honda

Firewall Forward Aero Engines Inc.

 

Turbine

VW

Great Plains Aircraft

VW Engine Centre

 

Mazda Rotary

Some Books on Engines