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 In our technical articles library and a recent video, we have examined the process of connecting a notebook computer to the 914 Turbocharger Control Unit so that you may calibrate or monitor it using the appropriate TLR software packages.

Previously, all of these packages would only run on a 32-bit version of Windows. But now, the TLR 4.6 can be run under 64-bit Windows as well.

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Monday, 17 August 2015 16:31

ROTAX 912: Chasing the perfect idle RPM

Chasing The Perfect Idle RPM

The highs and lows.

  Is there a perfect idle rpm for the 912 series engine? This has been a widely discussed and at times a hotly debated item on many forums. The simple answer is NO. Set the idle where you want and/or need it, but do it for the right reason. This answer may surprise you, but it shouldn’t and I’ll address this later in the article.

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 In our technical articles library and a recent video, we have examined the process of connecting a notebook computer to the 914 Turbocharger Control Unit so that you may calibrate or monitor it using the appropriate TLR software packages. This is not a difficult task, and connection is generally painless when using a computer that is equipped with a "standard" DB9 RS-232 serial port.
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Friday, 20 March 2015 08:42

LOG BOOK ENTRIES: recent float bulletins

 Here are some examples of how to properly record the recent "Float Buoyancy Test" and "Float Exchange" service bulletins in your ROTAX engine log book.

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MANDATORY 
ROTAX SERVICE BULLETIN: 

Rotax releases a Mandatory Bulletin requiring periodic check of the carburetor floats
on certain Rotax 912/914 series engines and carbs.

SB-912-065 / SB-914-046
SB-912-065UL / SB-914-046UL

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A new radiator was introduced for the 912i, 912, and 914 series engines. This new radiator (part number 997083) replaces both the standard and the HD radiators (part numbers 995698 and 997082 respectively).

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Thursday, 10 October 2013 14:07

Good Documentation? "It's Everything"

I would like to take a moment and talk about good versus poor logbook entries and how they may affect you. I don’t know how to make this a short article because the subject has so many ramifications and implications for owners and mechanics...

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