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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
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, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
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, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
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, 05:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,416
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, 05:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,753
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, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By 74-07
You got it

You got it
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
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, 11:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,300
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, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
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, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
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, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
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, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,953
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, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,203
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, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
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, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
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, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
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, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,290
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, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
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, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
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, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
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, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
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, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
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, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
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, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,292
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, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
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, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,467
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, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
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, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
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, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
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, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,954
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, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
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, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
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, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,035
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, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
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, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,527
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, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,546
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, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,546
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, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,546
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, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,433
Posted By 74-07
Second on Lew. Does incredible work.

Second on Lew. Does incredible work.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-05-2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 1,367,604
Posted By 74-07
I'm not far behind you Don!

I'm not far behind you Don!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,483
Posted By 74-07
Offers

Perhaps a better question is how many of us have standing offers to purchase, i.e. "Let me know if you ever decide to sell." I bet that's quite a few and the reason many good RVs never come onto the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-17-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By 74-07
I had the exact same problem on a 7 we used to...

I had the exact same problem on a 7 we used to own. I spent weeks checking everything and finding several "could be" which I repaired. Each time it would charge and I'd think it was fixed but it...
Forum: ADS-B 02-13-2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,163
Posted By 74-07
I've flown mine twice now since discovering the...

I've flown mine twice now since discovering the problem. I have let it warm up in front of the hangar both times for 5 minutes with the transponder on ALT. I pulled the report for both flights and...
Forum: ADS-B 02-11-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,163
Posted By 74-07
ADS-B failures and didn't know it

To start, I installed a Uavionix tailbeacon two years ago. It tested perfectly right out of the box. Since there's no observable indication of failure, I monitored it by pulling a ADS-B performance...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-07-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 998,531
Posted By 74-07
My simple but very capable VFR panel. Full...

My simple but very capable VFR panel. Full autopilot, lots of backup, ADS-B in and out. What can I say, it works for us!
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-30-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 117,781
Posted By 74-07
Martin, what type of tail lift are you using in...

Martin, what type of tail lift are you using in this photo?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-30-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 1,367,604
Posted By 74-07
Wow, all of these panels are certainly...

Wow, all of these panels are certainly impressive. My son and I wanted an economical glass VFR panel that provided full autopilot, ADS-B in and out, EMS and backup mechanical A/S and altimeter. We...
Forum: RV-4 01-30-2022, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,303
Posted By 74-07
I think it's been done before.

I think it's been done before.
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-29-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By 74-07
Yep, that is where I started but this method...

Yep, that is where I started but this method looks like it can nail it with one flight. We'll see. I went back and read my first post and I had mistakenly put 60,000 when, in actuality, it was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,627
Posted By 74-07
A toy football cut in half!

A toy football cut in half!
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-29-2022, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By 74-07
Setting Red Cube K-Factor

I just installed a new to me Dynon EMS D-10 and have started flying with it. On first flight, the fuel flow was wildly inaccurate so, I checked the K-factor at it had somehow gotten set to 30,000. I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-26-2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 503
Posted By 74-07
RV-8 Distance of panel from datum

Just finishing up our panel upgrade on our RV-8 and doing the paperwork. I'm 30 miles from the hangar and didn't measure the panel location relative to wing leading edge to get the distance from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2022, 04:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,738
Posted By 74-07
Probably the best solution. The Air Force uses...

Probably the best solution. The Air Force uses something similar on long-haul flights in fighter type aircraft.
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-18-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By 74-07
I purchased a used EMS D-10 to replace round...

I purchased a used EMS D-10 to replace round gages that only monitored a single cylinder. I had Bill at Upnorth help me with designing and cutting a new panel which hard mounts my Garmin 796 which is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,027
Posted By 74-07
Alan, not super cold here (last night in the...

Alan, not super cold here (last night in the 20's) but I would be glad to help test.

Rob in South Carolina
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-18-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By 74-07
Dynon EMS D-10, D10, D180 and Kavlico sensors

I just had a problem with a panel upgrade and have talked to several others that have had the same issue so I just want to make certain that others don't make the same mistake. This information is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2022, 02:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,995
Posted By 74-07
Mickey, do you recall the length? I'm looking at...

Mickey, do you recall the length? I'm looking at them on ebay and they come in different lengths.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,133
Posted By 74-07
I can't find the photo now but years ago, I saw a...

I can't find the photo now but years ago, I saw a RV-7 painted in this scheme and polished. It was beautiful. I was thinking about buying an unpainted RV-7 and asked permission to copy the scheme...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-16-2022, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,700
Posted By 74-07
Keep going Adam!

Keep going Adam!
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-15-2022, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By 74-07
I'll check that out. Thanks

I'll check that out. Thanks
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-14-2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By 74-07
Thanks guys. I completely missed that note on the...

Thanks guys. I completely missed that note on the SB!
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-13-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By 74-07
Question answered - KUDOS to Dynon AGAIN!

Ok, I talked to both David and Don at Dynon today. While, for me at least, the latest Kavlico addendum doesn't make it clear, the EMS D-10 REQUIRES part number 103713-000 (50 psi) for fuel pressure...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-13-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By 74-07
EMS D-10 Kavlico sensor question

I am just wrapping up doing a VFR panel upgrade to our RV-8 which involved installing a used Dynon EMS D-10. Today, we cranked it for the first time and everything is perfect except the fuel...
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