Finally got my R11 home from Cali - phew


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Was able to title the R11 and get a temporary moving registration to get it to Florida all the way from Arizona. (Took about 51 hours counting the breaks with my friend co-driving).

The second picture is from the first trip from Doyle, CA to Phoenix, Arizona with my friends on top taking a picture. I staid in AZ with it for about a couple months for work. That trip through Reno and Vegas took me a whopping 18 hours.

The turbo CT6 ran like a Swiss clock. Field repairs in Doyle had to be done to make the fuel shut off valve work, put in new batteries, added a small solar panel and fixed a deflated tire with some starter fluid when it got warm enough to combust - yikes. I had to cage one of the leaky brakes and cut out from som old tire a piece of rubber to make a plug for the air line. I also had to fix a tail light.

In AZ I fixed the leaky brake (I fiound a matching semi truck double-chamber at NAPA only to find out that someone put the diaphragm backwards, go figure) and I replaced the leaking fuel line. I changed the oil and tyranny fluids and filters too.

I finally took off for Florida but not without a prayer, and the trip was long but uneventful thank goodneas.

One last bit, there is a small air leak coming from what I think is a filter lubricator and regulator unit to actuate the hose reeling air motor. I'm not sure what model it is. I assume the hose lubrication is for the air motor itself but another line seem to also draw simply dry air, maybe for the Deadman switch line reeling. I still have my work cut out to figure how this complex fuel filtration system works.


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