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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By 74-07
I'd like to know more about this too!

I'd like to know more about this too!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2022, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By 74-07
Not sure that hours is a good measure of...

Not sure that hours is a good measure of longevity. I have well over two hundred takeoffs and landings on mine and it's still going strong.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By 74-07
Same here. RV-8 with Condor pneumatic, this is my...

Same here. RV-8 with Condor pneumatic, this is my third RV and the first with the pneumatic tailwheel tire. I always hated the banging when taxiing over expansion joints. Passenger used to ask,...
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-29-2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By 74-07
EMS

I recently upgraded our panel from a old school, VFR, round gage panel to a very cost effective partial glass VFR panel. As part of this project, I purchased a used EMS D-10 from Walt at EXP. I have...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-27-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,685
Posted By 74-07
Moondog

We certainly know just how devastating it is to lose our pet friends. Our hearts are broken for you. Even if they live a great, long life, it's never long enough.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-26-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By 74-07
WTB: Slick T150 egap tool

Since many are ditching Slicks for Pmags, I thought I'd check to see if anyone has a T150 egap tool laying around that they would sell. If not, it's off to ACS for me! PM me if you have one.

Thank...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By 74-07
FS: Slick 4373 Price lowered

Slick 4373 mag removed with 156.2 hours. Asking $500 without gear, $600 with gear.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-15-2022, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By 74-07
Dishwasher

Years ago, an Air Force friend of mine was restoring a MGA sports car. He took all of the aluminum intake parts, including the disassembled carbs, and put them in the dishwasher. The corroded mess...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-14-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By 74-07
FS: Slick 4373 156.2 TT

I'm not sure exactly how to price this.

In exchange for helping a friend do an engine change I exchanged my 400+ hour 4373 mag for a much newer one that was on his engine core. I also got another...
Forum: Reviews 11-11-2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By 74-07
Search Chad Coady. He's on this forum .

Search Chad Coady. He's on this forum .
Forum: Reviews 11-10-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By 74-07
Great iPad mount RV-8 backseat

I just received my new, custom 3D printed rear seat iPad mount from Chad Coady. All I can say is WOW! This mount is beautifully made and fits the 8 perfectly. I ordered the larger mount for my 10.2...
Forum: Reviews 11-10-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By 74-07
Rv-8 iPad mount

Wow! We received our custom mount from Chad and it is dynamite! I ordered the larger mount for the 10.2 inch iPad Pro and got it installed today. In the photo, it was not yet tweaked so I...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-08-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By 74-07
Thanks Mike but it's got to be an 8.

Thanks Mike but it's got to be an 8.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-08-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By 74-07
WTB: RV-8

I'm helping a potential first-time RV-8 owner to find his ideal airplane. If you are considering selling yours, please let me know via PM. We're looking for the following but can be somewhat...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-07-2022, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By 74-07
If, in your search, you run across any with an...

If, in your search, you run across any with an angle valve, please pm me. I have several friends looking for an 8 and they are not limited to the parrallel valve engine.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-06-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By 74-07
Carl, do you remember the sizes used to build...

Carl, do you remember the sizes used to build this up? Also, I see you paint your "special" tools red. I do the same.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-06-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By 74-07
Mods

I have all of the new bolts, nuts and locking tabs to do the gear bolt change. I've started the process twice but I just cannot figure out how to get the new bolts in (with the locking tab properly...
Forum: Reviews 11-05-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By 74-07
Ours is on it's way and we can't wait! Chad made...

Ours is on it's way and we can't wait! Chad made ours for the larger iPad.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-31-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By 74-07
IO-360 A1D changing to dual impulse Mags?

My RV-8 has an IO-360 A1D (angle valve) that currently uses one non-impulse Slick mag (4370) and one impulse Slick mag (4373). My current mags are coming up on the 500 hour inspection. I have an...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-18-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,435
Posted By 74-07
James, It was our absolute pleasure to have you...

James,

It was our absolute pleasure to have you fly with us.

I was fortunate to fly the Tree Tree Mustang for two years. I have also owned three RVs (RV-8, RV-7 and now, another RV-8. It's...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-06-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By 74-07
That would work but I was hoping there was a...

That would work but I was hoping there was a plastic plug
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-06-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By 74-07
Pickled engine

Iím helping a friend with a new to him RV-10. The airplane is down for maintenance and a new panel. We pickled the engine and placed desiccant plugs in each cylinder. We need to pull a mag off and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-03-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,964
Posted By 74-07
Oil usage

Don,

Something isn't right if it suddenly went from 10-15 hours per quart to 2 hours per quart and there's no obvious leak. Take out the plugs and see if one is really dark and oily. Do a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-03-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,467
Posted By 74-07
And I want a ride when it's complete!

And I want a ride when it's complete!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-24-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By 74-07
You are absolutely correct! NO RTV near any...

You are absolutely correct! NO RTV near any portion of the intake assemblies.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By 74-07
Still looking -RV8

Trying to help a friend find a RV-8. He's ready to buy the right airplane today. Wants are:
IO-360
CS prop
At least a graphic engine display
Glass is nice but not an absolute requirement
Prefers a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By 74-07
Triple Tree Fly-In Sept. 19-26. Always a bunch of...

Triple Tree Fly-In Sept. 19-26. Always a bunch of RVs at this event. Bueiest days are Friday and Saturday.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,469
Posted By 74-07
Filter

I've read all of the threads but I'm still a little confused. We have an IO-360 angle valve that uses a 48108-1 filter. Will the S-15 filter work on this engine? I think we're going to be forced into...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,408
Posted By 74-07
I've read all of the threads but I'm still a...

I've read all of the threads but I'm still a little confused. We have an IO-360 angle valve that uses a 48108-1 filter. Will the S-15 filter work on this engine? I think we're going to be forced into...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By 74-07
You got it

You got it
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By 74-07
Champion 48110-1 Available

Sold - Somehow, I've ended up with a Champion 48110-1 oil filter that I cannot use. I will sell it for the ACS price of $42.95 plus shipping or exchange it for the 48108-1 that I need. Hope this will...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 08-31-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,097
Posted By 74-07
Shortly after bringing our new to us RV-8 home, I...

Shortly after bringing our new to us RV-8 home, I completely replaced an automotive fuel boost pump based system with an AirFlow Performance system. As part of that changeout, every fitting and hose...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-28-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By 74-07
Yes, after years of occasional oil screen...

Yes, after years of occasional oil screen dribbles, I started using just a touch of 567 on the screen threads. No more dribbling. Yes, I do use a new crush washer each time.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-27-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By 74-07
Looking for a jig also! A friend loaned me one he...

Looking for a jig also! A friend loaned me one he used while his 8 was under construction but it won't work on my completed and flying airplane.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-26-2022, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By 74-07
Tom makes the best available AND he's just...

Tom makes the best available AND he's just unbelievably helpful in the process. T$S Flightlines is his company.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,392
Posted By 74-07
Bad assumption “VAF is similar to undergrad...

Bad assumption

“VAF is similar to undergrad engineering students.”

My impression - we’re closer to pilots at happy hour.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-17-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,537
Posted By 74-07
Please go ahead but just know you are going to be...

Please go ahead but just know you are going to be drying the air on the inside of the oil tank and then only on the surfaces that are above the oil level. The dry air cannot physically get into the...
Forum: RV-4 08-15-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By 74-07
Panel

Exactly what I did. Reused some of what I had that was working perfectly then bought other items used. VERY functional panel that has ADS-B in and out, TIS-B weather, full autopilot, EMS and back up...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-15-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By 74-07
Boroscope

What kind of boroscope are you using? Those photos are the best I've seen!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By 74-07
48 years in the making - RV grin

Today, my old Air Force friend from 48 years ago, soloed his new to him RV-8. We served together as young instructors back in 1975 and reconnected via RVs. He saw my RV-8 on Facebook and after years...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By 74-07
Flying RV-8 - Adding a step

I did a search and could find a few posts but I'd like to ask if anyone has added a step to a flying, painted RV-8. How big of a job and how bad did the paint get messed up? What was the approximate...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-25-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,501
Posted By 74-07
Just a note, Lew IS repairing canopies. He just...

Just a note, Lew IS repairing canopies. He just finished a RV-8 canopy for a friend. As usual, beautiful work.
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-23-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By 74-07
If your airplane is an early model and still has...

If your airplane is an early model and still has the original generator, this indication is completely normal. Generators don't work well at low RPMs. Sorry, I just reread your original post and see...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-21-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,339
Posted By 74-07
I actually looked into possibly buying that...

I actually looked into possibly buying that airplane. It was sold immediately upon completion of filming according to a person I talked to that was involved with the production. It had cooling issues...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-20-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By 74-07
Thanks Carl! Indexing plunger......now that I...

Thanks Carl! Indexing plunger......now that I know the right name for it, it opens up all kinds of possibilities! Thanks.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-20-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By 74-07
Thanks Carl. I would appreciate it. It's just...

Thanks Carl. I would appreciate it. It's just absolutely positive.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-20-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By 74-07
RC-8 canopy half open latch

I am not the builder of my RV-8. Recently, an old Air Force buddy bought a really nice RV-8. It has the FlyBoys black plastic flip-flop half open canopy latch and it was not operating when he got the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-07-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By 74-07
Several years ago, I looked into possibly buying...

Several years ago, I looked into possibly buying that plane. It was in the shop for an annual and the seller just wanted out. I looked into it and found out it had a history of oil temp issues. That,...
Forum: Autopilots 07-02-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By 74-07
Our TruTrak flies our RV-8 better than the S-Tec...

Our TruTrak flies our RV-8 better than the S-Tec 60-2 in the Debonair we used to own. BIG difference in price!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By 74-07
Done it. Not that big of a deal.

Done it. Not that big of a deal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By 74-07
Dave, don't forget about another HUGE element of...

Dave, don't forget about another HUGE element of the VAF/RV experience.

There are many of us now that didn't build the RVs that we own. My son and I are on our third. In my view, VAF becomes even...
Forum: Steam Gauges 06-17-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By 74-07
Gage wiring

I think this is what you are looking for:

https://static.wixstatic.com/media/1529df_73b835597afe4cfca9214135f36e77cb~mv2.jpg/v1/fill/w_2416,h_2939/3AQ4KV.JPG.jpg
Forum: Steam Gauges 06-17-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By 74-07
Gage

Contact Pete at Westach support. He can help you.


pete@westach.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By 74-07
Iíll take it if OP doesnít want it.

Iíll take it if OP doesnít want it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,365
Posted By 74-07
The bottom is falling out - airplanes

I, like most people, especially retirees like me, are watching our 401Ks go down faster than a Tripacer with an engine out. I also see members here speculating about the future worth of our beloved...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By 74-07
That's what I thought too but Otto said their...

That's what I thought too but Otto said their manufacturing info was engraved on the bottom side of the grip,and there's nothing on mine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By 74-07
Stick Grip

Does anyone recognize this grip? I can't seem to find one like it anywhere and I may need a part. Our plane was built in the early 2000s.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,754
Posted By 74-07
Best wishes to one of the most helpful and...

Best wishes to one of the most helpful and knowledgable people in the RV supplier world. Get well soon Tom!
Forum: Job Board 05-01-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By 74-07
I built my own hangar and helped build several...

I built my own hangar and helped build several others in S.C.. The stamped plans that were supplied by the steel frame supplier were sufficient for our local building permit people.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,622
Posted By 74-07
Try this. Take what you consider the bottom level...

Try this. Take what you consider the bottom level RV7A.....VFR panel, no paint, fixed pitch prop, rebuilt used engine, just average condition, etc., what would you consider a fair price for that? In...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-18-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By 74-07
I just read my answer back to you and I want to...

I just read my answer back to you and I want to make certain I was clear. I measured the seat back cushion before I sat down and it was 3 inches thick. Once I was seated, the seat back cushion...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-18-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By 74-07
21” with a 3” thick seat back cushion. It looks...

21” with a 3” thick seat back cushion. It looks like the seat back cushion compresses down to 2” when I am seated. Hope this helps.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-18-2022, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By 74-07
Jeff, I'm going to the hangar today and will...

Jeff,

I'm going to the hangar today and will get you the measurement.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-16-2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,561
Posted By 74-07
Second on Lew. Does incredible work.

Second on Lew. Does incredible work.
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