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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-01-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By Cwood2000
***SOLD***New Parts from RV-8 FastBack build

***SOLD*** I have parts not used in my RV-8 build as I chose to use Showplanes FastBack mod. All are in new condition, never installed. Due to size and weight will need to pick up in Tallahassee, Fl....
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-23-2022, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By Cwood2000
I just did this last week. I don't know why Van's...

I just did this last week. I don't know why Van's recommended the safety wire, I used cotter pins to secure the clevis pins.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-23-2022, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the pictures, as always, excellent...

Thanks for the pictures, as always, excellent workmanship.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-23-2022, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the feed back, sure looks nice. I'd be...

Thanks for the feed back, sure looks nice. I'd be interested is seeing your temps and air speeds.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-20-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,276
Posted By Cwood2000
Waiting for a response as I am in the same boat....

Waiting for a response as I am in the same boat. BTW, I'll be flying my RV14 to CS next month to visit my daughter, any suggestions about where to fly in and out of and possible hangar?
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-05-2022, 03:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks Carl, never looked at the QB wings or the...

Thanks Carl, never looked at the QB wings or the plans for them
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-04-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By Cwood2000
Back Seat Ventilation

Wondering how one gets air to the rear seat vent. Kit comes with an addition NACA scoop, I can see using it with a hose to the vent, where would one place the NACA vent, I was considering cutting it...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2022, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks Wild Dog!

Thanks Wild Dog!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2022, 03:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, I was concerned with CG and mounted the...

Thanks, I was concerned with CG and mounted the battery in the back, along with avionics.

CW
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-22-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Cwood2000
Many thanks, very helpful!

Many thanks, very helpful!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-22-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks Carl Cwood2000@gmail.com

Thanks Carl

Cwood2000@gmail.com
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-22-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Cwood2000
Firewall Layout

I have searched but unable to find a suggested layout of firewall equipment such as contactor/relay/fuse block/shunt/manifold/oil and fuel senders etc. Suggestions and or pictures would be helpful.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-13-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,188
Posted By Cwood2000
I use Rosen Shades from Spruce, suction cupped so...

I use Rosen Shades from Spruce, suction cupped so you can move them around, or not at all.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-11-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,390
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks Clint, I am a little confused, will the...

Thanks Clint, I am a little confused, will the stock Van's RV8 cowl fit on the 119 exhaust from Van's?

Thanks in advance
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-03-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,022
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the heads up, I'm using Advanced,...

Thanks for the heads up, I'm using Advanced, probably no difference but they did tell me it was OK to mount behind the baggage compartment. BTW, I enjoy your build log.

CW
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-01-2022, 05:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,022
Posted By Cwood2000
Got it, I know wiring will be challenging (always...

Got it, I know wiring will be challenging (always is) and the weight marginal, I won't do anything until I have all my harnesses and all mocked up.

Thanks again for the inputs!!
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-31-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,022
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, I'm running a IO390 EXP119 with a...

Thanks, I'm running a IO390 EXP119 with a Hartzell aerobatic prop so felt the need to go aft with as much as I could. I already have a Concorde battery I wanted to use so it needed to go back there...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-30-2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,022
Posted By Cwood2000
Yes that is a positive, where did you mount the...

Yes that is a positive, where did you mount the ELT antenna?
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-30-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,022
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the photo, since mine is a FB, I plan...

Thanks for the photo, since mine is a FB, I plan on using the top longeron, which gives me easy access through the baggage compartment. Nice prime job BTW.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-30-2022, 05:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,022
Posted By Cwood2000
Avionics locations

I am laying out my avionics and harnesses and wanted to see what the group thinks of placing some modules on a shelf behind the baggage compartment? I have a fast back (not riveted yet) and can put a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-07-2022, 03:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,390
Posted By Cwood2000
Very true, I didnít really buy-in to a 2 week...

Very true, I didnít really buy-in to a 2 week lead time. I was already six months with Vans and they finally pulled through.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-06-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,390
Posted By Cwood2000
You gave me a lot to chew on, I appreciate it. I...

You gave me a lot to chew on, I appreciate it. I have a 390 Thunderbolt in my 14 now and had a -119 in my 14A I just sold. I noticed a significant power difference, both on takeoff and cruise. the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-06-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,390
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks Steve, I was considering the Showplanes...

Thanks Steve,
I was considering the Showplanes mount and probably a EarthX Battery. But not written in stone.

CW
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-06-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,390
Posted By Cwood2000
Very Helpful, Mant Thanks

Very Helpful,

Mant Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-05-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,390
Posted By Cwood2000
FWF for IO390-EXP119 engine

Anyone see any issues with ordering the RV14 FWF kit and using it on the 8?
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-29-2021, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cwood2000
Dan, not sure what a variable exit means, but it...

Dan, not sure what a variable exit means, but it looks like the 8 cowl I have will work with some mods. Iíll probable want to add a cowl flap as well.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-26-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By Cwood2000
Hey Lucky, I was thinking of installing the 390,...

Hey Lucky, I was thinking of installing the 390, did you have any issues with the forward cowl fit? Concern is the snorkel clearances. Would also like to see how you mounted the oil cooler.

Thanks...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-21-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks James, I would like to talk to him,...

Thanks James, I would like to talk to him, perhaps see what he has done.

CW
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-21-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cwood2000
Yes, the exhaust and cowl flap were my areas of...

Yes, the exhaust and cowl flap were my areas of concern along with the prop governor. That is going to be a lot of cutting. Iíll call Vanís today and inquire as to what they have, if anything. I can...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-20-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cwood2000
I installed the EXP119 on my 14 with a new cowl,...

I installed the EXP119 on my 14 with a new cowl, what I have been trying to find out are the mods on a RV8, not a 14. I have an older RV8 QB kit I am starting on and just ordered the engine etc....
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-19-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks Glenn, I'd like to see a cowl to see what...

Thanks Glenn, I'd like to see a cowl to see what mods need to be made. No problem working with glass.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-19-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,570
Posted By Cwood2000
IO390 EXO 119 Cowl Mods

Couldn't find a thread on this. I have an old cowling and have ordered a IO390 EXP119 engine. Has anyone modified an older lower cowl? If so, is it possible to get a description of what was done. Or...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-19-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,926
Posted By Cwood2000
Put a EarhX on the firewall, if you need ballast...

Put a EarhX on the firewall, if you need ballast in the back, have your wife oack a ivernighter and stowe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,042
Posted By Cwood2000
Smile Lay on your side and you'll get the orientation.

Lay on your side and you'll get the orientation.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,042
Posted By Cwood2000
I'll see if this works:

I'll see if this works:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,042
Posted By Cwood2000
spreading ashes

Found a method that worked for me. All mechanical and tested to 120 kts. I think it can withstand a reasonable cruise speed, but why risk it. Never have been able to post a picture, but email me if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,042
Posted By Cwood2000
Wow, pretty amazing concepts!

Wow, pretty amazing concepts!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2021, 04:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,042
Posted By Cwood2000
I'll try a few things out and report back.

I'll try a few things out and report back.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,042
Posted By Cwood2000
Yes, I have heard and seen the horror stories and...

Yes, I have heard and seen the horror stories and certainly sensitive to the situation. YouTube has some interesting examples. RV's of course are a little more challenging because the canopy is the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,042
Posted By Cwood2000
spreading ashes

Anyone ever use a RV for spreading ashes? I am interested in your method.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,380
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, I'll double check.

Thanks, I'll double check.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,380
Posted By Cwood2000
Yes, these are the ones, I make sure to check the...

Yes, these are the ones, I make sure to check the pants every PreFlight. Maybe I am tightening too much, I'll use a torque wrench next time and see how it goes.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-30-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,380
Posted By Cwood2000
Wheel Pant Bracket

Main gear brackets on my tailwheeled RV14 keep breaking the AN3 bolts that fasten them into the axle. Operating off of grass and a "Navy" landing will hasten the failure. I have had approximately 6...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks all, good suggestions!

Thanks all, good suggestions!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By Cwood2000
On the way to Oshkosh hotel options?

any recommendations on staying a few hours from Oshkosh on Saturday July 24? Need 4-5 rooms. Would like to be able to be within Striking distance of Oshkosh for a early Sunday arrival (before noon)...
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,731
Posted By Cwood2000
Well Done!

Well Done!
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 161,564
Posted By Cwood2000
One cost that is often overlooked is resale...

One cost that is often overlooked is resale value. Consider what a optional engine choice may have on re sale down the road.
Forum: RV-14 03-27-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 32,545
Posted By Cwood2000
Mine failed as well, I decided to remove them.

Mine failed as well, I decided to remove them.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-06-2021, 04:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,172
Posted By Cwood2000
Mag. Model differences

Can anyone explain the differences between a slick model 4371/4372/4373?

Many thanks
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-25-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,489
Posted By Cwood2000
I was considering using high temp RTV, any reason...

I was considering using high temp RTV, any reason not too?
Forum: RV-14 02-04-2021, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,624
Posted By Cwood2000
I have used the Denso KH27 and switched to the...

I have used the Denso KH27 and switched to the NGK 6240, both are Kryptonite impregnated etc from their marketing departments. Seriously, no issues with either one. I would stick with a long reach...
Forum: RV-14 02-04-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,639
Posted By Cwood2000
Contact AS Flightlines (TS Flightlines) if you...

Contact AS Flightlines (TS Flightlines) if you want their FWF kit (highly recommended) and they will give you a list of part numbers for Van's to delete in their kit.
If you want to use a EarthX...
Forum: RV-14 01-24-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,592
Posted By Cwood2000
To answer your question, I have been using NGK...

To answer your question, I have been using NGK 6240, readily available, with no issue.
Forum: RV-14 07-02-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,169
Posted By Cwood2000
Dear Bunny, I have had two -4 and now a -14 and...

Dear Bunny,
I have had two -4 and now a -14 and building another. I find the RV's I have flown are very easy to land if you have the speeds right. I would first nail down your stall speeds in all...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-27-2020, 03:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 621
Posted By Cwood2000
Max 360 vs Garmin Ultra 30

I am considering video for my 14. I would like to be able to view on my HDX EFIS to assist during taxi. Which model would be best for me to use? Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,159
Posted By Cwood2000
Well Done!

Well Done!
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,291
Posted By Cwood2000
I did not put the steps in and wish I did.

I did not put the steps in and wish I did.
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,404
Posted By Cwood2000
Smoke System

Anyone install a system in their 14 yet? I'm ready to order one and wanted to see if there are any pointers anyone has?
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,253
Posted By Cwood2000
Way to go, weeks ahead will be fun!

Way to go, weeks ahead will be fun!
Forum: RV-4 12-21-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,932
Posted By Cwood2000
I have a -14 and a -4as well. I never realized...

I have a -14 and a -4as well. I never realized how close the 4 panel was until I flew the 14. They both have their pluses and minuses. The -4 is nice because everything is very easy to see and the 14...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-16-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,955
Posted By Cwood2000
While working on a 9a, I removed the leaky rubber...

While working on a 9a, I removed the leaky rubber gasket and used Pro-seal. However now the EFIS is not getting a signal. I ran a separate ground wire to one of the screws to make sure we had a good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,125
Posted By Cwood2000
I think the discussion is about the EI...

I think the discussion is about the EI connectors, little maroon colored cylinders with a allen set screw to lock down the wires. I thought I would like them, but after use decided to use spade...
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,758
Posted By Cwood2000
Which means the prop governor needs to be one...

Which means the prop governor needs to be one specifically designed to work with a aerobatic prop. I found out the hard way.
Forum: RV-14 12-07-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,758
Posted By Cwood2000
After consult with many experts, I put a 74"...

After consult with many experts, I put a 74" aerobatic Hartzell on my 14. There is plenty of clearance but avoid the obvious.
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