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Forum: RV-14 08-19-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Stockmanreef
ASA Oil Separator

I have the need to reroute the breather tube. I put the main 60 amp fuse and shunt in the path of the breather tube. Oops. So now I will be rerouting the breather tube. I was wondering if it would...
Forum: RV-14 08-17-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Stockmanreef
Alternator installation Question: safety wiring

can someone post how the bolts for the alternator are safety wired in place. I know how to do the one on the tensor arm where is connects to the engine, since that is shown in the plans. I was...
Forum: RV-14 08-17-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Stockmanreef
are there two caps or just one. Some one told me...

are there two caps or just one. Some one told me that there was the one in front and one deeper in the cavity.

thanks
ken
Forum: RV-14 08-16-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Stockmanreef
Section 44: Spinner and propeller questions

I am about to embark on putting on the prop and fitting the spinner.

1. Install the prop according to the manufacturers instructions. What flange is on the IO-390?

2. 44-04: I assume that step 2...
Forum: RV-14 08-11-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By Stockmanreef
trimming bottom cowling

45-05: The plans state to trim the upper edge of the top cowling during the initial trim, but the lower cowling edge is only trimmed to 3 1/2 " from the front corner. I understand that this is so...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-10-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By Stockmanreef
OK--so I pulled the wire off completely. The end...

OK--so I pulled the wire off completely. The end I had on the shunt will fit on the alternator, but the other end will not fit on the shunt. So the small end is still too small for the shunt even...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-10-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By Stockmanreef
So the ring terminal after drilling is 7/32" and...

So the ring terminal after drilling is 7/32" and before, I think that it was 1/8". Is taking that little amount out that big of a deal?

My concern is that my crimp on such a large wire (not sure...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-10-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By Stockmanreef
drilling out ring terminals

Is it OK to enlarge the holes in ring terminals? The cable supplied with the kit for the alternator is not the correct size ring terminal. The internal hole had to be enlarged to 1/4" from 7/32" (I...
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Stockmanreef
I have a picture of the back of the engine prior...

I have a picture of the back of the engine prior to working on it, which I just posted on FB (kens RV-14) The place where I put the oil temp sensor there was a red cap and there was a compression...
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Stockmanreef
unrelated but in the same section. When you...

unrelated but in the same section.

When you mount the mixture bracket and the adel clamps for the wires, you will need to purchase some new star lock washers (MS35333-39). Well maybe need is not...
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Stockmanreef
Well, I don't officially know the answer, but I...

Well, I don't officially know the answer, but I put it where the red plastic cap was--it does fit there. I guess I should have asked Lycoming, but the other port was painted and safety wired in...
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By Stockmanreef
Now that i look forward in the plans I see that...

Now that i look forward in the plans I see that it is for the mixture. And yes I saw that it did say it was for the mixture. But it looked like the wire routed through the fitting on 43-1. I guess...
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By Stockmanreef
I wil ask another dumb question. The plans state...

I wil ask another dumb question. The plans state to put in the VA-163 bracket. This would require a significant increase in the size of the hole in the bracket to get the wire through. I was...
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By Stockmanreef
I don't have his book. Where can I get it? I...

I don't have his book. Where can I get it? I had panel built by SteinAir and I get all my electrical stuff from them--so far.

I guess I thought that there was a standard starter on the IO390. I...
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By Stockmanreef
43-11: Wiring to Start Question

I am wiring up the starter. At least getting the wiring there. I connected the WH-K910 wire to the starter relay and this wire is supposed to connect to the starter. The issues is that the ring...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,861
Posted By Stockmanreef
or take a building class. I took Troy Grover's...

or take a building class. I took Troy Grover's building class about year before starting to build.
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By Stockmanreef
Not sure that I totally agree your lack of...

Not sure that I totally agree your lack of knowledge statement as it relates to the tach cap.

It specifically states in the plans:

43-07
Step 7: If required, order one IE RC-1 CAP Tech drive cap...
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By Stockmanreef
It depends on if you specifically bought the...

It depends on if you specifically bought the spider to servo fuel line. I am not sure it comes in the standard Aircraft Specialty hose kit. I think it might now, but I had to order special. I...
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By Stockmanreef
Thanks for letting me know. I fixed my signature.

Thanks for letting me know. I fixed my signature.
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By Stockmanreef
well I did receive the correct KB-000 fitting for...

well I did receive the correct KB-000 fitting for my 14a in the kit. I did have order the cap the cap drive cap--yes annoying.

Also, the spider fitting on the has a fitting that either has to be...
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By Stockmanreef
I have a picture of the fuel pump after opening...

I have a picture of the fuel pump after opening the engine. The only fitting on there was a 45 degree angle fitting which had to be replaced with the T fitting. The other two ports had red plastic...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-15-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,206
Posted By Stockmanreef
A couple of washers were required to the the nut...

A couple of washers were required to the the nut out far enough so that the cotter pin would be effective.

thanks
Forum: RV-14 07-06-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,525
Posted By Stockmanreef
I have all the hoses from Aircraft Specialty...

I have all the hoses from Aircraft Specialty including the shorter line from the servo to the FM-150.

I was recently told that the hose nipple fitting with the red cap is for a hot start...
Forum: RV-14 07-06-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By Stockmanreef
the torque value is 450-500 in lbs, but since you...

the torque value is 450-500 in lbs, but since you are tightening the head side, you torque to the high end--at least this is what someone stated in a tips/technique sticky thread. This about 42 ft...
Forum: RV-14 07-05-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,525
Posted By Stockmanreef
you mean the red plastic cap on the steel hose...

you mean the red plastic cap on the steel hose fitting? Why is that fitting there instead of a cap? Does that fitting have a use?
Forum: RV-14 07-05-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,525
Posted By Stockmanreef
It sounds like the spacer is definitely needed...

It sounds like the spacer is definitely needed regardless as to the cable setup. So the studs on the engine really need to be changed out and this could have been done by Lycoming.

Is the FM-150...
Forum: RV-14 07-04-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,525
Posted By Stockmanreef
I am about to install the FM-150 and I have a...

I am about to install the FM-150 and I have a question. I assume that one needs to buy the following kit from Airflow...
Forum: RV-14 07-04-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By Stockmanreef
The plane does look so different with the engine...

The plane does look so different with the engine in place. In addition, I don't need a saw horse under the tail any longer.
Forum: RV-14 07-04-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By Stockmanreef
Hanging IO-390

Mounted the engine today. Bill Recuppi happened to be in town to see is family and he dropped over to help hang the engine. Bill had no idea before hand that he would be helping me hang the engine....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-03-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,206
Posted By Stockmanreef
Another random question: I am about to mount...

Another random question: I am about to mount engine and the plans say that a washer may or may not be needed under the castle nut. So it is OK to have NO washer under the castle nut on the engine...
Forum: RV-14 06-28-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Stockmanreef
maniago-- I am debating how to respond to your...

maniago--

I am debating how to respond to your response without the moderator stepping in.

cheers
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Stockmanreef
Have you taken a building class? I highly...

Have you taken a building class? I highly suggest it. I took the one by Troy Grover when he was in Indiana. My wife and both my daughters took the class. He is in the Denver area and I think that...
Forum: RV-14 06-27-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Stockmanreef
well I have the governor in place. The service...

well I have the governor in place. The service letter says to torque down to 18-20 lb pounds. I assume that one needs to use a crows foot to do this.

Questions:

1. should I try to move the head...
Forum: RV-14 06-24-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Stockmanreef
With my luck if I tried that trick, it would come...

With my luck if I tried that trick, it would come apart. Maybe I will try it anyway. First I will loosen again to see if I can get the head to move.
Forum: RV-14 06-24-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Stockmanreef
well based on the plans, there the 50 % mark...

well based on the plans, there the 50 % mark should be 90 degrees to the bracket. Mine is not even close. I put on the bracket and then loosened all the screws and the head did not move. I ws not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,932
Posted By Stockmanreef
weird--my IO390 was not packed that way. No...

weird--my IO390 was not packed that way. No dessicant anywhere in the crate/box. Lycoming asked me if I wanted foam around it for long term storage--just in case factor. I said yes. They put in a...
Forum: RV-14 06-24-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Stockmanreef
Prop governor adjustment Question

I am in the process of adjusting the arm of the prop governor. What is the best way to do this.

1. take off the arm and adjust to the correct position?
2. loosen the nuts on the head and...
Forum: Tools 06-23-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Stockmanreef
bought a cheap one off eBay. Great control of...

bought a cheap one off eBay. Great control of the flow rate. I really liked building the fuel tanks and probably because I used the semco gun.

Of course, i say that before putting in fuel. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,932
Posted By Stockmanreef
Glad I could add some amusement to the forum. I...

Glad I could add some amusement to the forum. I did not realize picking cherries would lead here.
Forum: RV-14 06-23-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By Stockmanreef
Section 43-05/06 Question

I am in the process of putting on all the fittings onto the back of the engine and I have a question few questions:

1. The Fuel Pressure Sensor and the fuel flow sensor are shown on 43-05.

The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,932
Posted By Stockmanreef
I could not get the legs of the hoist under the...

I could not get the legs of the hoist under the engine. It would have been a **** of a swing had I tried the approach suggested above and I personally am not going to do that with a $38K engine.

It...
Forum: RV-14 06-22-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Stockmanreef
Interesting. page 10-23 Part WH-0014 UAT...

Interesting. page 10-23 Part WH-0014 UAT antenna Cable. Maybe they stopped supplying it in the kit because it was not long enough.
Forum: RV-14 06-21-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By Stockmanreef
Engine and panel: wait time

I posted this in a separate post in the General Section, but it is buried in a thread about hanging the engine. I thought that people might be interested.

I ordered my engine (thunderbolt) "at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,932
Posted By Stockmanreef
I ordered my engine at Oshkosh last year and it...

I ordered my engine at Oshkosh last year and it arrived January 3rd. I was not really in a rush, but I wanted to make sure that I had the engine when I wanted it and after looking at all the kits...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,932
Posted By Stockmanreef
I figured out my non-issue. Just not thinking it...

I figured out my non-issue. Just not thinking it through.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,932
Posted By Stockmanreef
Ok--I have the engine off the pallet and on...

Ok--I have the engine off the pallet and on cinder blocks. Is there an easy way to pick up and rotate the engine 180 degrees. It is currently backwards. I would like to minimize rolling the engine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,932
Posted By Stockmanreef
An A&P I know called an engine hoist a cherry...

An A&P I know called an engine hoist a cherry picker. I was confused as well at the time and thought that it was a common term for it. Apparently not.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,932
Posted By Stockmanreef
I did leave it be. Now it is time to mount. ...

I did leave it be. Now it is time to mount. After I asked the question, I figured out the solution. I am also not sure I worded the question correctly. I literally had not way to lift the engine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,932
Posted By Stockmanreef
Getting Engine Out of Crate

So I have the IO 390 from Lycoming sitting in the garage and I would like a creative idea as to how to get the engine off of the crate/box it came in. I have a cherry picker but that is useless...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-10-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 508
Posted By Stockmanreef
Proseal tip

I found that I ran out of proseal after finishing the tanks and doing most of the firewall sealing. I did not need another full quart and the 3.5 ounce would be enough over time.

Tip: buy the 3.5...
Forum: RV-14 05-10-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,268
Posted By Stockmanreef
I pulled a bench outside of the garage, then...

I pulled a bench outside of the garage, then placed the empennage vertical on the bench and used straps to hold it in place--so it would not fall off. The empennage can only slide on so far due to...
Forum: RV-14 05-07-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,842
Posted By Stockmanreef
I bought the quart for fuel tanks, then ran out...

I bought the quart for fuel tanks, then ran out when installing the firewall. I knew that I would not need another full quart, so I bought the 3.5 ounce and separate the white portion from the black...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,344
Posted By Stockmanreef
Maybe I missed this idea in this long thread, but...

Maybe I missed this idea in this long thread, but does any one announce themselves with:

"Vans RV-XX tail number"

or

"Van's XX tail number"

Then isn't "Van's" equivalent to saying...
Forum: Tools 04-26-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,286
Posted By Stockmanreef
I have used my knee on several occasions. Your...

I have used my knee on several occasions. Your other hand actually works as well or elbow.

I haven't found a spot yet where I could not use it where I had to squeeze a rivet.
Forum: Tools 04-19-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,286
Posted By Stockmanreef
the one thing that is very helpful is the swivel...

the one thing that is very helpful is the swivel attachment that connects directly to the squeezer. I did not have originally and it limited access to some places. I would put it in upon assembly. ...
Forum: Tools 04-18-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,286
Posted By Stockmanreef
best tool in my workshop. Very light and easy to...

best tool in my workshop. Very light and easy to use. Then you have to build or have a c-frame built. Numatx should provide plans. If not, then I have the pdf in my email.
Forum: Tools 04-14-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By Stockmanreef
send me a PM if you want my spread sheet with the...

send me a PM if you want my spread sheet with the tools I purchased. i think that I went with cleaveland for a base kit, but with a bunch of deletions and maybe some additions. My list comes from...
Forum: RV-14 04-14-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By Stockmanreef
I did not purchase a kit per se. I bought part...

I did not purchase a kit per se. I bought part of a tool kit and eliminated the things I did not want.

Squeezer:
IMO--the only squeezer to go with is the Numatx squeezer. You won't regret getting...
Forum: RV-14 04-01-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By Stockmanreef
got it tightened--no torque wrench. Seems tight.

got it tightened--no torque wrench. Seems tight.
Forum: RV-14 04-01-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By Stockmanreef
Section 49-03: Attaching fuel line

How the heck do you torque down the fuel line where it connects to the firewall? I am using the Aircraft Specialty lines and not the Van's lines. The fittings are -06. I measured the nut and it is...
Forum: RV-14 03-31-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,859
Posted By Stockmanreef
what is the "engine mount wrench" that is...

what is the "engine mount wrench" that is mentions on 43-8? I looked in section 3 and did not see what the plans were talking about.
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By Stockmanreef
true but the other way is to use the #3 rivets...

true but the other way is to use the #3 rivets with the small heads, which are used for installing nut plates without the need to dimple. This will hold the doublers in place.
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