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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,137
Posted By hohocc
And another one here.

And another one here.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-06-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,330
Posted By hohocc
I can't add to the tech discussion but I'm very...

I can't add to the tech discussion but I'm very impressed with your manner in both the videos and on VAF. Direct answers to questions where you have them, best guess answers when appropriate that are...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-28-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 21,122
Posted By hohocc
Perhaps the OP should enter the details of post...

Perhaps the OP should enter the details of post number 1 in his aircraft logbook for any future buyer to see.
Other posts by the same person detail the construction of an RV14, so could he please...
Forum: International 05-14-2020, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,331
Posted By hohocc
Friends of mine have bought from them before, but...

Friends of mine have bought from them before, but I haven't so far. Might be worth a drive out there just in case, they may be one of those businesses that is pretty slow with emails (assuming that...
Forum: International 05-13-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,331
Posted By hohocc
You could try Aircraft Logistics at Rangiora...

You could try Aircraft Logistics at Rangiora airfield, I gather he stocks a lot of items that are hard to get locally.
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-25-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By hohocc
Thanks folks, I've heard the rule previously of...

Thanks folks, I've heard the rule previously of "Dimple when you can, countersink when you have to" so dimpling works for me.
Appreciate the assistance.
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-25-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By hohocc
Outer leading edge rivets

I'm about to attach the outer leading edges to the spar but have been unable to find any reference to whether the rivet holes in the skins are dimpled or countersunk, and depending on what happens to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,557
Posted By hohocc
Page 337 in "27 Years of the RVator" has some...

Page 337 in "27 Years of the RVator" has some info on putting fuel in the wing tips.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By hohocc
Vapor return line (low pressure system)

I'm getting to the tail end of my fuel tanks and to keep open the possibility of using mogas it would be wise to have a vapor return line. I'll be using a Rotec tbi so it's a low pressure fuel...
Forum: Rocket 09-02-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,762
Posted By hohocc
Not if you go too fast and get flutter.

Not if you go too fast and get flutter.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 154,260
Posted By hohocc
Airborne by Neil Williams, best bit of aviation...

Airborne by Neil Williams, best bit of aviation writing ever in my opinion.
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-29-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,501
Posted By hohocc
I have no idea whatsoever on the original...

I have no idea whatsoever on the original question.
However, I would like to see the word "metalerologist" added to the dictionary as it's much more logical than "metallurgist", which suggests the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,277
Posted By hohocc
You, the blue poster. The other guy is trying to...

You, the blue poster.
The other guy is trying to say his bike is faster going downhill than your bike is going uphill. It is, but the argument is nonsense.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,277
Posted By hohocc
That's just going to keep going around in circles...

That's just going to keep going around in circles for a long, long time!
I had a similar discussion with a guy about QNH/QFE years ago...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,878
Posted By hohocc
Matt, your earlier comments after a couple of...

Matt, your earlier comments after a couple of flights suggested your cooler may be on the small side. Have you found any change after running the engine for a few hours? Have you operated in warmer...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,878
Posted By hohocc
Thanks Doug, appreciate your time getting a...

Thanks Doug, appreciate your time getting a couple of shots of it. Good info to have when I'm into the firewall forward end.
Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,878
Posted By hohocc
Doug, do you happen to know the part number (or...

Doug, do you happen to know the part number (or just the number of rows even) for your cooler?
Does your io360 have the piston oil squiters?
Thanks!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-22-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,378
Posted By hohocc
Might be a silly question, but when you take the...

Might be a silly question, but when you take the dipstick out do you wipe it on a rag or on the ground? Have heard in the past of high silicon being caused by this.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,045
Posted By hohocc
Explosion relationships (bag contents!)

Has anybody got a recent list from Vans of the contents of the various bags? I believe Vans refers to this list as "explosion relationships".
If someone had an electronic copy they could send through...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-21-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,700
Posted By hohocc
If you have the smaller flywheel pulley on the...

If you have the smaller flywheel pulley on the engine, it should turn the alt *slower*; not faster, than the large pulley flywheel.[/QUOTE]

I suspect the op was meaning the small pulley runs the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,242
Posted By hohocc
Depends who you talk to.... I'd consider losing...

Depends who you talk to....
I'd consider losing 15 pounds a victory, a teenager would consider buying an app to be a victory so either way well done!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,242
Posted By hohocc
Sorry I'm late to this party. Has anybody chimed...

Sorry I'm late to this party.
Has anybody chimed in with dieting or toileting advice yet?
Good thread Otis, nice to know there is the occasional person out there thinking about weight.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,120
Posted By hohocc
Is the ball indicating correctly? There are...

Is the ball indicating correctly? There are plenty out there that don't, both glass and steam.
Glider pilots tape a short length of wool to the centre of the canopy which will follow the path of the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-09-2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,149
Posted By hohocc
A quick search on Rockauto shows the 2005 Crown...

A quick search on Rockauto shows the 2005 Crown Vic starter solenoid is about $36US delivered to me across the Tasman, must be similar to Sydney.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-25-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,943
Posted By hohocc
Mahlon, Just to confirm, was this 7hp difference...

Mahlon,
Just to confirm, was this 7hp difference on a 320, 360, or 540? I'm assuming a 320 as the OP refers to that but just wanted to check. Presumably the figure would vary somewhat with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,618
Posted By hohocc
Scott: The shape certainly suggests they are the...

Scott: The shape certainly suggests they are the James shape, rectangular when viewed from the front with corners rounded and in plan view tapering more steeply aft of the wheel then a more gentle...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,618
Posted By hohocc
Wheel pant dimensions Vans/James

I'm considering buying some unidentified wheel pants that have become available.
Would someone out there who has a set of wheel pants handy mind measuring the length, width and height to help me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,865
Posted By hohocc
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=135453&highlight=crown+vic
Forum: Rocket 12-23-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,150
Posted By hohocc
Speaking purely for myself it was clear from the...

Speaking purely for myself it was clear from the first sentence of the first post which tube was being referred to. It did not take until post 18 to work it out.
I haven't a clue as to the science...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,824
Posted By hohocc
So by installing the larger tanks, you are...

So by installing the larger tanks, you are increasing the length of the tank, and decreasing the length of the outboard leading edge D box.
Is there any info on how this affects the wing in an...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-29-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,353
Posted By hohocc
The engine has had a sudden stoppage and has been...

The engine has had a sudden stoppage and has been dismantled and checked by a certified shop, the components are all inhibited/in storage until closer to when they need to be assembled, so the whole...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-28-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,353
Posted By hohocc
Aerhed, yes I did wonder if they didn't...

Aerhed, yes I did wonder if they didn't occasionally end up crooked! I can see how in manufacture it would be relatively straightforward to get head and cylinder together but the forces involved in...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-28-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,353
Posted By hohocc
Yes unfortunately the $ to exchange them with a...

Yes unfortunately the $ to exchange them with a US business would probably be better spent just buying new, however these cylinders don't really owe me much (the rest of the engine was in good...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-28-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,353
Posted By hohocc
Grinding oversize

The cylinders from my 320 have all suffered from corrosion in the bores, 2 have honed within limits and the corrosion is removed, however the other 2 need to be ground .010 oversize, and given I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-18-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,419
Posted By hohocc
Reading glasses/brain goggles...

It would be useful if those who are posting answers would mention if they use reading glasses or not! I suspect many of us do but it's hard to compare someone elses opinion with yours if you have no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,386
Posted By hohocc
Sent you a PM, thanks.

Sent you a PM, thanks.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-05-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,848
Posted By hohocc
Wow, this thread has lasted almost 2 hours with...

Wow, this thread has lasted almost 2 hours with nobody coming in with diet advice or the lighter doesn't make it go faster argument!
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-16-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,063
Posted By hohocc
RV7 0320 mount

Are there any examples out there of the long RV7 mount being used on an RV6? Seems it would be a logical thing to consider with a wood prop to keep c of g forward.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,691
Posted By hohocc
Motronic oil cooler

Larry/LR172,
Out of interest do you have the part number for the oil cooler you used?
Thanks.
Forum: Propellers 09-24-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,775
Posted By hohocc
Thanks for all the contributions, that's given me...

Thanks for all the contributions, that's given me enough info to proceed.
It would seem from the above answers that the 70x72 should at worst be quite close and possibly right on so I've taken the...
Forum: Propellers 09-23-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,775
Posted By hohocc
Ok, my 320 should be around 165hp according to an...

Ok, my 320 should be around 165hp according to an engineer friend who knows a lot more than me.
Any other numbers out there?
Forum: Propellers 09-23-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,775
Posted By hohocc
Catto prop specs/cost

Hi all.
I've been intending to use a Catto 2 blader on my RV6 0320 project, and although I'm not anything like finished one has come available locally.
It is 70 inch diameter and 72 inch pitch,...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-10-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 31,023
Posted By hohocc
I've noticed similar thread drifting whenever the...

I've noticed similar thread drifting whenever the primary topic is either "weight reduction/control" or "my alternator is less than 40 amps with no secondary alternator".
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-07-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,640
Posted By hohocc
Thanks for the info folks. I'm not yet decided on...

Thanks for the info folks.
I'm not yet decided on the oil cooler location, but have read plenty on the rear baffle cracks when no reinforcement is used, so that's a good point on the material...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-06-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,640
Posted By hohocc
Thanks Paul, that's exactly the sort of info I...

Thanks Paul, that's exactly the sort of info I needed.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-05-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,640
Posted By hohocc
Old baffle kit vs new

I've been offered a baffle kit from 2003 which presumably is what I have seen referred to as the old baffle kit.
Would anybody who has used the older kit care to comment on whether the new is a bit...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,154
Posted By hohocc
Exhausts/conical mount

I've come across a seller nearby who has an exhaust system part no "EA EXH/MUFF 320/360". The current Vans catalogue shows a "-1" at the end of the part no, does this mean a significant change of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-08-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,843
Posted By hohocc
27 years of the RVator

The book "27 years of the RVator " has a lot of info in the first few pages of the firewall forward section. It's far from a comprehensive guide but has much of what you may want to know in one place.
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-14-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,459
Posted By hohocc
Wow 4 minutes to get good information! Thanks!

Wow 4 minutes to get good information! Thanks!
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-14-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,459
Posted By hohocc
320 into a 360 cowl?

Given the 360 is a little wider than a 320 are there any known problems putting a 320 in a 360 cowl? I've found a 360 cowl more or less local to me but am using a 320 and will use these cowls if...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-26-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,553
Posted By hohocc
There are a couple of good Rotec tbi threads in...

There are a couple of good Rotec tbi threads in the traditional aircraft engine section, would this question get better coverage there?
Sorry I'm unable to offer any troubleshooting advice other than...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-30-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,809
Posted By hohocc
I heard a similar story years ago of an aeroplane...

I heard a similar story years ago of an aeroplane that lived around the central north island in New Zealand, where much of the soil is of volcanic origin.
The cause was narrowed down to the owner...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-08-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,700
Posted By hohocc
The one point I didn't fully consider until...

The one point I didn't fully consider until recently with the SD8 is that it requires a vac drive to use it. Given that the shift away from vacuum instruments to glass has reduced the need for the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-06-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,700
Posted By hohocc
Very interested to see how you get on with...

Very interested to see how you get on with this.
I'm expecting to use a B and C SD8 on my project which may or may not be adequate for a minimal electric aeroplane, this sounds like an only...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,678
Posted By hohocc
Gidday Hugh, Whereabouts in the South are you now...

Gidday Hugh,
Whereabouts in the South are you now located? The scenery is familiar but I just can't pick where!
Craig
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,199
Posted By hohocc
Ceramic coatings

On the Vetterman exhaust website there is a paragraph under FAQ entitled "How about ceramic coatings", implying they keep heat in the head. No numbers quoted though.
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-17-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,222
Posted By hohocc
Thanks for the responses!

Thanks for the responses!
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-17-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,222
Posted By hohocc
Spar bar taper

I'm about to start marking up my spar bars for cutting the optional taper, and just wanted to make sure I'm reading drawing 13 correctly as to the lengths of the various tapers.
If I'm correct, W606C...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 25,088
Posted By hohocc
I'm going to remember this post next time I'm...

I'm going to remember this post next time I'm told to go number 2 in the circuit...
Forum: RV-14 09-29-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,981
Posted By hohocc
According to vans they will fit all Rvs bar the...

According to vans they will fit all Rvs bar the 12 but the hole in the skin will need to be enlarged slightly. They will not fit the standard cap flange so are not a drop in replacement as such, more...
Forum: RV-14 09-29-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,981
Posted By hohocc
Just to complete the picture if anybody else is...

Just to complete the picture if anybody else is curious my scales say a standard RV cap weighs 155g or 5.5 ounces.
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,981
Posted By hohocc
Thanks for that, very useful info! Appreciate it!

Thanks for that, very useful info! Appreciate it!
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,981
Posted By hohocc
RV-14 fuel caps

I understand from Vans catalog that the 14 fuel caps are lighter than the standard caps. Would any 14 builders out there be so kind as to put a cap and its flange on the scales to get a number on the...
Forum: Propellers 08-17-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,558
Posted By hohocc
Just noticed the Kiwipropellors website has been...

Just noticed the Kiwipropellors website has been suspended.
Does anybody have any more positive news about them?
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