An eclectic selection of some of the best of email posts from Mooney Mail list archives. The archives are linked here but require registration.
Breaking in a new engine: In this case a Lycoming IO-360 for a 201. Original post: Sept/Oct, 1998
By Andrew Czernek, "... a new Lycoming engine comes coated with oil. After the initial ground run, it was necessary to clean the plugs, as they'd fouled."
"Proper Engine Break-in," (originally in CESSNA PILOTS ASSOCIATION MAGAZINE -- John Frank, June 16, 1996)
Induction icing:M20K 231 Induction System System Icing Original post: Jan. 2, 2003
By Bob Kromer, "The first indication the 231 pilot has of of this phenomona is a "not so gradual" loss of manifold pressure ..."
Deicer in fuel:Mooney POH recommendations Original post: Feb. 28, 2007
By Trey Hughes, "... it is permissible to add ISO-PROPYL alcohol to the fuel supply
in quantities NOT TO EXCEED 3% of the total fuel volume per tank. DO NOT
add other additives ..."