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Forum: RV-12 09-18-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,955
Posted By dick seiders
Did the switch and as Tod stated it's about a...

Did the switch and as Tod stated it's about a 2and 1/2 hr job. One thing is certain you can have the numbered isolators and not see numbers until old set is removed.
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 09-16-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,955
Posted By dick seiders
Tod Did you remove two top bolts at same time or...

Tod
Did you remove two top bolts at same time or top and bottom on one side, and does it make any difference? I have the keys out and will switch them out tomorrow.
Thanks
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 09-11-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,955
Posted By dick seiders
Thanks for the input I tried to look the letters...

Thanks for the input I tried to look the letters on it it just would t work. Will change them this week after Irma leaves.
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 09-06-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,955
Posted By dick seiders
I like the idea but wasn't sure I could get...

I like the idea but wasn't sure I could get enough movement without disconnecting most components. If some have used that approach I feel more confident about giving it a shot. Thanks for the...
Forum: RV-12 09-06-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,955
Posted By dick seiders
Engine isolator

In the process of Confition Inspection and in checking all undone SBs, safety alerts, and Notifications I find I can't find the required (number BC-22002) engine isolators with numbers so I may have...
Forum: RV-12 09-06-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Been flying with repaired D180 for several weeks...

Been flying with repaired D180 for several weeks now and it's working like new. Just wanted to give a favorable update.
Dick seiders
Forum: RV-12 08-07-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Sam, IF you have the same problem the only fix is...

Sam, IF you have the same problem the only fix is replacing the LCD Module and that requires that Dynon do the repair. Flew mine twice last weekend and it's looking like brand new.
Dick. Seiders
Forum: RV-12 07-30-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,603
Posted By dick seiders
Met Brett, Mike, and Joe Gores. Didn't wait for...

Met Brett, Mike, and Joe Gores. Didn't wait for picture. Oshkosh great except for some rain Wed.
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 07-30-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Yes it is resolved . Just fin installing repaired...

Yes it is resolved . Just fin installing repaired D180 5 min ago. Before installing I lit it up on battery power and it's bright and readable in the hanger and outside in the sunshine. Haven't flown...
Forum: RV-12 07-12-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,487
Posted By dick seiders
What and where is the HBC pavilion? Dick Seiders

What and where is the HBC pavilion?
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 07-11-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
John, I always check the voltage at start and...

John, I always check the voltage at start and again at runup.It has never indicated a problem. I realize the data shown could be in error but if voltage too low wouldn't the battery back up power...
Forum: RV-12 07-09-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,487
Posted By dick seiders
Flying up on Delta. Will be there Wed. and Thurs....

Flying up on Delta. Will be there Wed. and Thurs. looking for 12 drivers if i can find them.
Dick Seiders 120093
Forum: RV-12 07-09-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Thanks DB, saw your plane as well .Are you...

Thanks DB, saw your plane as well .Are you planning to paint it? Thanks for the offer of help, but I believe this is going to require a Dynon lookover so sending it out tomorrow.

Tried the testing...
Forum: RV-12 07-08-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Took the 12 to a fly-in at Gainesville Ga today. ...

Took the 12 to a fly-in at Gainesville Ga today. Thought I would take some photos as I promised John on last post. Two things happened. The first was I turned on the D180 while the 12 was still in...
Forum: RV-12 07-06-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
John I will shoot some pictures this weekend. My...

John I will shoot some pictures this weekend.

My D180 is the brightest model so no upgrade is available.

I have made contact with Dynon and am sending the. D180 back for whatever. repairs are...
Forum: RV-12 07-06-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Dave my d180 ser. # begins with 00 and ends with...

Dave my d180 ser. # begins with 00 and ends with four digits like 002625. Is that what you are referring to regarding 00 or 01?

Tony, nice to hear from you. If my d180 looked like yours this thread...
Forum: RV-12 07-05-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Ok I'll check the serial # and call. Just...

Ok I'll check the serial # and call.
Just curious if the d180 is bright enough why did Dynon boost the skyview to more than twice the nits of the d180?
Dick seiders
Forum: RV-12 07-05-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
We'll thanks all for the information which is...

We'll thanks all for the information which is interesting, but confusing in the different responses. Which are correct? I e mailed Dynon , but got no response which is my memory of earlier efforts....
Forum: RV-12 07-02-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Thanx for the info on the upgrade. I have e...

Thanx for the info on the upgrade. I have e mailed Dynon to ask that question yesterday. Paying $400 plus shipping is certainly more economic than most likely alternatives. I will buy the brightest...
Forum: RV-12 07-01-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Does anyone know what the nit rating is on the...

Does anyone know what the nit rating is on the current d180? secondly does anyone know if there is a upgrade modification that can be made by dynon to increase it to 800 to 1000 nits?
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 07-01-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Probably not why is additional brightness a...

Probably not why is additional brightness a feature of the upgrade ?
I just had it up for a short flight it was bright enough to be legible but not anything to write home about the one caveat it's...
Forum: RV-12 07-01-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Checked out all the items suggested did no good...

Checked out all the items suggested did no good there are no sensors visible nor did the setting buttons do any good. I went into the dSAB configuration tried switching the brightness to yes instead...
Forum: RV-12 06-26-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
I will keep trying but clearly there is a D1 80...

I will keep trying but clearly there is a D1 80 problem as my Garman 496 and my iPad are clear and visible in the same light and conditions at the D1 80 fades out and becomes essentially useless
Forum: RV-12 06-25-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
Will check for sensor. If there is one I am...

Will check for sensor. If there is one I am unaware of it.

Have tried brightess adj. on efis with the result that the unit states that full brightness is default setting as a result I could only dim...
Forum: RV-12 06-25-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,766
Posted By dick seiders
D180 brightness issues

Don't know if this already discussed, but couldn't find on search. My d180 brightens up at start and by the time I am taxi-ing out in the sunlight it goes to about half brightness (or less) . After...
Forum: RV-12 04-18-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,775
Posted By dick seiders
Am I missing something here or am I the only RV12...

Am I missing something here or am I the only RV12 driver that never uses flaps on takeoff? I mean the thing just about jumps into the air. Just sayin.
dick seiders
Forum: RV-12 04-18-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,093
Posted By dick seiders
Facet failure

Mine quit acouple weeks ago after 6.6 years and 340 hours. Detected it during preflight as pump was very quiet and sump check showed very light flow rate. Did not attempt to get it started using...
Forum: RV-12 10-25-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,811
Posted By dick seiders
Tony thanks for posting the pictures. If anyone...

Tony thanks for posting the pictures.

If anyone has questions just ask.
You might find you need these sometime.
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 10-25-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,811
Posted By dick seiders
Tony thanks for posting the If any questions...

Tony thanks for posting the

If any questions about tool just ask. Sooner or later you might find you need them.
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 10-06-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,811
Posted By dick seiders
Go no go pin supplied with engine. I have pulled...

Go no go pin supplied with engine.
I have pulled wings 6 to 8 x
The new bushing checked out ok.
Only outside of failed bushing allowed no go pin
Made tools to help with tite failed pins. Works fine...
Forum: RV-12 10-01-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,312
Posted By dick seiders
Mine does that as well. Dick Seiders

Mine does that as well.
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 10-01-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,811
Posted By dick seiders
DBRuth, thanks for the very thoughtful offer. I...

DBRuth, thanks for the very thoughtful offer. I have already removed the bushing. I definitely do not reccomend the block and hammer. I am certain the bushings are pressed into the sub assemblies and...
Forum: RV-12 09-30-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,811
Posted By dick seiders
Wing retention bushings

Has anyone had to replace a bushing on the fuselage yet and if so how did you get it done? One of mine failed the no go test. Appreciate feedback.
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 09-16-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,312
Posted By dick seiders
496 help

Tried again this am with latest manual,,,etc and again no help. The problem is the unit won't do what the manual states and the response is inadequate inthat the help tech who will tell you you...
Forum: RV-12 09-14-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,682
Posted By dick seiders
For what it's worth I have already been told I...

For what it's worth I have already been told I will receive no refund on bad floats. I don't care! Just glad to have some that will last (hopefully).The irony of the whole deal is my original floats...
Forum: RV-12 09-14-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,312
Posted By dick seiders
I already tried Garmin and received NO help. but...

I already tried Garmin and received NO help. but maybe I was speaking to the wrong helper, and will try again.
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 09-14-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,682
Posted By dick seiders
I may be behind the curve here, but I am doing my...

I may be behind the curve here, but I am doing my Cond. Insp. next week and wanted to catch up on the latest float issue status. I learned from Lockwood Aviation, and Rotax owners .com that new...
Forum: RV-12 09-11-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,312
Posted By dick seiders
Yes I did and am working with both. Page 106 is...

Yes I did and am working with both. Page 106 is the intriguing one as it says yeah, you can do the beeper associated with the alarms thru the audio feature and then fails to let you do it. That...
Forum: RV-12 09-11-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,312
Posted By dick seiders
I can't either, Tony, but the unit does beep (...

I can't either, Tony, but the unit does beep ( and you can hear it) just before b. Betty says 500 feet so I want to find why it doesn't when following the manual's instructions for other alerts....
Forum: RV-12 09-11-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,312
Posted By dick seiders
Ok but how does that explain what the manual...

Ok but how does that explain what the manual clearly says you can do,?
Dick
Forum: RV-12 09-11-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,312
Posted By dick seiders
Cannot get an audio alert on airspace. The...

Cannot get an audio alert on airspace.
The really confusing issue are the 496 instructions on page 106 of the manual under Alarms Tab. The instructions outline how to get what I want from the gps,...
Forum: RV-12 09-06-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,312
Posted By dick seiders
Doesn't seem that simple to me. I have learned...

Doesn't seem that simple to me. I have learned that I can make the lower message such as arriving at airport go away by pushing enter. also learned that Audio will disappear with any incoming...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,312
Posted By dick seiders
Garmin 496

If approaching an airport the gps id's it on screen at bottom. If nearing class b or other airspace will it not override the airport sign momentarily? Also if using audio for warning beeper (chime)...
Forum: RV-12 07-30-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,406
Posted By dick seiders
Makes sense Tony. I drilled them out and will...

Makes sense Tony. I drilled them out and will install tomorrow. I thought the width of web remaining after reaming to 3/8" on the aft end is somewhat small even foe a stronger steel fitting....
Forum: RV-12 07-30-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,406
Posted By dick seiders
New steel struts

I may be wrong but holes called it on dwg. 3402 fig. 1 in strut ends don't make any sense to me. 7/64 should be drilled in the bushing and strut should be .250.
Larger bushing needs to be drilled out...
Forum: RV-12 05-18-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,857
Posted By dick seiders
I think I get it now, John you live in the...

I think I get it now, John you live in the airplane right? Makes me wonder how many float problems you have had over that span of time? Would you let us know?
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 05-17-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,058
Posted By dick seiders
carb floats

Mitch, 3 bad out of four sounds like suppliers are getting rid of old floats OR Rotax has a far bigger problem (as do we) than first believed. I mean it's been about a year since it became an issue....
Forum: RV-12 05-17-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,058
Posted By dick seiders
carb floats

Last week developed a problem with rpm drop on run ups with excessive (300 drop) numbers on the A ignition. Replaced badly loaded black velvet plugs and run up was fine. Flew one hour and OK. This...
Forum: RV-12 05-17-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,884
Posted By dick seiders
I discovered very light chafing on my riveted...

I discovered very light chafing on my riveted tank when pulling it for inspection, but the wear was very slight only occurring at the removable access covers as shown in the photo with the sharpie. I...
Forum: RV-12 02-29-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By dick seiders
low fuel psi on take-off

Wayne the numbers I used are alledgedly from Vans. I reset the Dynon as follows and the Dynon is now happy with the results over several hrs of flying.
0.7 red
0.7 to 2.2 yellow
2.2 to 5.8 green
5.9...
Forum: RV-12 02-17-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By dick seiders
Tony, thank you for clarifying the pressure issue...

Tony, thank you for clarifying the pressure issue and posting the Rotax data.
Dick Seiders
Forum: RV-12 02-16-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By dick seiders
Sorry Wayne I have been unable to find the posts...

Sorry Wayne I have been unable to find the posts again as well. When I get to the airport I will reproduce the info for you as I wrote it down. I do recall Tony indicated the Rotax limit for high...
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By dick seiders
one more thing for those who are seeing lo psi...

one more thing for those who are seeing lo psi readings put a psi gage in the line to see what the real psi is I suspect it will be as advertised in the Rotax data from Tony. Re set your Dynon EMS...
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By dick seiders
fuel psi

Cranked it up today and limited it to another ground run-up as the pressure was all the way to 5.2-5.6 It would not come down like it did yesterday with an increase in rpm. So I went on a fuel psi...
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By dick seiders
didn'y fly today as wind gusts were messing...

didn'y fly today as wind gusts were messing things up so did some engine tests on the ground. The fuel psi was 5.1to 5.2 at 2100 rpm. After warm up ran engine frpm 2500 to4000 and the fuel psi...
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By dick seiders
No. The alarm was sounding low fuel pressure...

No. The alarm was sounding low fuel pressure while the Dynon page was indicating max psi. ( all the way to the red) This occurred during ground engine run tesr, I tested with a gage that showed 7-8 ...
Forum: RV-12 02-11-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,126
Posted By dick seiders
fuel pressure

I posted a thread on this on 2/7 but nobody noticed so am hitching a ride on this one./ I have a pressure problem that the dynon tells me is low but the dynon pressure showing up is over 5 and well...
Forum: RV-12 02-07-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,033
Posted By dick seiders
check the schrader valve inserts. That's the...

check the schrader valve inserts. That's the cause usually. I use tubes/tires (replaced orginal due to wear) made by Air Hawk and they hold psi for several months.
dick
Forum: RV-12 02-07-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 664
Posted By dick seiders
fuel pressure

cranked today and during latter part of warmup (it was cold 28 degrees) B>Betty said LOW FUEL PSI. The dynon psi indicated FULL max psi. Did'nt know what was happening for sure altho I suspected the...
Forum: RV-12 09-15-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,854
Posted By dick seiders
I velchroed mine to the roll bar brace and stuck...

I velchroed mine to the roll bar brace and stuck it between the seats. No problems.
dick seiders 120093
Forum: RV-12 09-15-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,098
Posted By dick seiders
MMiller, Lockwood no longer supplies the 956143,...

MMiller, Lockwood no longer supplies the 956143, nor the 956141 11mm hose. They sell 956140 (11mm) for both of the old numbers. It comes in bulk but they'll sell you enough for the two lengths...
Forum: RV-12 09-15-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,098
Posted By dick seiders
Patrick, do you mean asbestos looking material or...

Patrick, do you mean asbestos looking material or is it really asbestos? if so get rid of it. The fibers in asbestos are lethal, and it's no longer environmentally legal to use it. Since about 1978 I...
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