Great plane the S model.
Just call Van Bortal. They don’t sell bruised aircraft. I got mine from them.
The G 1000 is outdated already.
Look for a GTN 750 with it.
Hi there Robert.
I have a 1999 182S. It is my fourth plane. I have had a 1976 150, 1954 180, 1978 Grumman traveler.
The S is wonderful. Relocated the six pack. Installed a G500 GTN 750. JPI 830. Gami’s. Ceis fuel senders. Parachute. And just this week a Alpha Eagle AOA.
I fly it at 11 gallons an hour.
Hope you get one soon.
I had Surefly which didn’t. Worst company ever. Still after a year this month they don’t know what went wrong with the unit. I had a complete failure in flight and declared a emergency.
I was stranded for 10 days.
I reinstalled the Slick mag after kissing it.
Thank You Scott and Steve for the suggestions. I think I will look into and buy some oxygen program and get up early and try flying over the peaks... That is after I fly in the mountains with a CFII , in my plane, and learn some common sense.
Also, I like the idea about mountain passes on a nice VFR day. With the parachute, if the thing in fronts stops turning I'll look for a pick nick table by a river and float down and wait.
My nephew lives in Bend and I have seen what has come to this little town. Private jets.
Now that Texas has closed down again in 90 days I will have more time to iron out the legs.
Great news and all makes sense.. Did not know any of that. What is a primary CHT monitor? And Thanks again.
I will look into a dual and see what that is..to ask, two HUD's, is one for the co-pilot? send me your email and I will forward my research on our problem.
Your 182 with VG's, let me know how much more better it handles in slow flight please. Do you fly in the mountains?
I put a parachute in.
Thanks...looking to get one soon...will support CFA
Any one out there have a Alpha Eagle AOA?
I'm installing one now, well not me but the shop.
I can't wait. I had one other model on my C150. With Vortex gens. Landed at 38 mph all the time without looking at airspeed on final.
Ive got some info from Savvy. Hard to send it in this forum. If you give me your email I will forward to you. I think you are on the right tract. I'm at
Thanks Steve. Thanks for the information. I enjoy paper charts also. They are personal. I have one of those wall maps that I constantly look at. If there is a way to go up from Texas and cut right to salt lake from Colorado that would be easy. What oxygen systems would you recommend for two pilots? I like flying around 8000.
Go Electroair. No go with a Sure fire. I made the big mistake of installing the Surefire. After installing and a few flights the mag missed a few beats. Scary. The mechanic and surefire talked and made some adjustments. Flew some more. Seemed okay to fly to Oshkosh 2019. On the way a few more cut outs. After getting there I went and met with the surefire folks and they insured me it was a stuck valve on my factory new IO540. (860 hours). One hour out of Oshkosh it stopped working altogether. Declared an emergency and landed. I had the old mag installed and two weeks later flew home never a miss. To this day surefire does not know what went wrong. They say they will tell me when they do. They did confirm failure on the bench. They sent me $6000.
Hello fellow S man. It sounds as if you have done a lot more research into this Cessna phenomenon than I.
So have you a fix? Have you contacted Gami?
I don’t want to use the spark plug washer route.
Do you have gami injectors?
The probes are from JPI and I replaced the #1. Did not fix it.
I will send the 830 down load to Gami. I’ll report back.
By the way don’t install the SureFire electronic mag. I did and the plane started amazingly well but it broke in flight and I declared a emergency. They still don’t know what went wrong. Great!
We have done your recommendations without any change. I guess It’s really cold up there in front. Maybe it’s the prop adjuster slowing the flow?
I’m not sure what JPI probe is installed. It is not the spark plug types it has its own threaded hole. Since I have the Gami jets the other 5 cylinders are rock solid with very even temperatures.
It’s reassuring that you have the same symptoms.
I do have the Cessna cylinder temp gauge but it shows a overall range not individual cells. I do dump the information and send to Mike Busch. They just scratch their heads. Not to worry is the reaction. I was thinking that maybe #1 is getting more fuel?
What do you mean about going primary?
Thanks for the reply. Good to talk to a S person.
Anyone ever have a cold CHT on #1 in a 1999- 182S?
I asked the smart folks (lycomming) at Oshkosh last year and no one knew. Swapped leads. Installed new probe. Has a JPI 830. Gami's the number one is always 70 degrees cooler or more. Savvy says don't worry. Well I do.
Hello Steve. Thanks for the route.
I fly a 182S. I have flown in my friends RV9 to San Francisco using that route. Never higher than 8.5. Also up the middle of the central valley... I don't know why I seem to want to fly sorta of direct since the plane has no oxy. It does however have a parachute. Not a mountain man.
I like your idea. I want to go to Bend. Might just go up the coast past LA and all that.
I have also thought of going zig and zag through the hiway route and train routes.
Just about everywhere is over. I remember camping in Yosemite, in the summer, and the campgrounds were not full. But that was when they did the fire-fall every night. And in the winter there was only the bears and a few campers.. oh the 60's were a delight.