PRE PURCHASE INSPECTION GENERAL MOTORS TBM-3E AVENGER BuNo 53337 sn 3399. June 8th, 2017


COCKPIT

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The instrument panel has been modified from the stock unit for a more modern configuration of instruments. Just for your information below is a photo of a stock panel complete with crash pad and autopilot gyros appropriate for a TBM-3E:

Crack in the upper plex panel of the right side sliding canopy. It can be glued carefully with capillary cement

Static pressure prior to run up of 28.5 inches MP. Field baro run up checks were spot on. Clock is not the correct WWII Waltham clock. Originals are available but expect to pay a high price.

Two OAT instruments are present. One is inop. Upper OAT instrument above is mounted in the original location for the large 8 day clock. I wonder if the lower one was intended to be used for induction temp?

Lower OAT instrument is inop. CHT showing about 30 degrees static before engine start.

22 degrees of oil temp static before start

Engine running fuel and oil pressure and oil temp warming up

hydraulic leak aft of pilots seat port side. Looks like a simple fitting issue

These photos are for you to use for cockpit familiarization if needed. I can send the higher res photos via email if you like

This is a reproduction data plate

Fuel fittings and quantity transmitter found on the cockpit floor area. A proper guard should be fabricated so the transmitter is not stepped on and damaged.

Old fuel hose couplings that need to be replaced

Brake master cylinder has fluid on the outside. This may be from filling or weeping from the screw plug

Modern small compass installed

Aft side of the instrument panel. Shock mounts appear to be in very good condition

Wiring is a bit of a mess and could be secured and tied up better. Easily fixed

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