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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-08-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By ten4teg
xgps170 & ipad

PM'd you, I'll take it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 594
Posted By ten4teg
AIM-2 Engine Monitor Adjustments

Has anybody found a way to change the parameters, alarm settings on a AIM-2 Engine Monitor System. A nice system, no longer in production and limited on flexibility. Thanks
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-19-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Sticky: FRAUD ALERT
Views: 45,223
Posted By ten4teg
Watch out for kayj785@gmail.com

The above email is responding to WTB requests and trying to scam your money. Be careful.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By ten4teg
I-K Technologies AIM-2

Is this company still in existence? Also, does anybody know if the alarm parameters can be set in the field or if this was done by the factory. Thanks
Forum: COMM 04-08-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,212
Posted By ten4teg
GI-106A Inst Manual

Got what I need. Thanks guys.
Forum: COMM 04-08-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,212
Posted By ten4teg
Garmin GI-106A Pinout ?

Does anybody have the wiring pinout for a Garmin Indicator GI-106A. I need a copy for an install. Thanks tom.gregorski@gmail.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,258
Posted By ten4teg
Angry CAUTION Garmin 430/530 Users

I talked with a friend of mine yesterday that is a authorized Garmin dealer. I asked him about the Service Bulletins I have been receiving about 430/530 Operating System upgrades. He said if you are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By ten4teg
Bendix King AV8OR

Has anybody used the original (pre ACE) AV8OR to drive an Auto Pilot? Not sure if they have a serial port to drive one. Thanks
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-24-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,142
Posted By ten4teg
RV-6 Wing Comes Off in Flight

Has anybody heard details on this crash? http://www.kval.com/news/local/Plane-crash-debris-blocks-Oregon-highway-180916231.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By ten4teg
Aluminum Manifold Block

Where is a good place to purchase a aluminum manifold mounting block for sensors to mount on the firewall. I have seen them on other airplanes, but have not found them. I do not like the one that...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-11-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,950
Posted By ten4teg
RV-6A Value

I would like to get some opinions on the market value of a RV-6A slider. It is a 1996 model, 500 hours on the airframe, 1400 hours SMOH on a O-320 with high age, constant speed prop, no glass panel,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-26-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,257
Posted By ten4teg
Trutrak Set-up

Wayne,

Thanks for the tip. I went flying today. I got up to cruise speed and turned on the autopilot. It did fine. I then reduced my speed to 80/90 knots (ILS speed) and it got erratic. I then went...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-20-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,257
Posted By ten4teg
TruTrak Auto Pilot Sensitivity Settings

Does anybody have the correct settings or method of finding the correct settings for the TruTrak ADI Pilot II auto pilot. Mine works good in cruise, but when I shoot an approach with it (Garmin 430W)...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-09-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,291
Posted By ten4teg
RV-8 Glare Shield Cover

Does anybody make a nice Glare Shield Cover for the RV8. I tried to make my own, but have not been happy with them. I have seen some nice padded ones on some RV's, but don't know where they got them....
Forum: GPS 09-22-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,072
Posted By ten4teg
Flight Cheetah

Looking for some feedback on the Flight Cheetah and is it worth buying? Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-21-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,830
Posted By ten4teg
Flight Cheetah GPS

I was on a trip this week and lost my Alternator and all radios and G430. I was glad it was VFR and was able to get back to an airport I recently crossed. If it was IFR it would have been a dicey...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,325
Posted By ten4teg
Private Runway

In NC you have to apply for a special use permit from the county or town that has building permit jurisdiction over the property. They then send notices of the request to all the adjoining property...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-01-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,990
Posted By ten4teg
Horizontal Air Filter Bracket

Here is a picture of mine under construction. I made mine so the left side was just under the bottom cowl to allow room for the rubber seal. This makes the right side a little lower than the bottom...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-18-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,195
Posted By ten4teg
Thanks for the help. I forgot about the picture...

Thanks for the help. I forgot about the picture of the rivets in the manual. The only place there is #6 screws is where the plexiglass fastens to the canopy side skirt. Everyplace else is riveted.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-17-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,195
Posted By ten4teg
Canopy Rivet Question

My bags got emptied and I am having a hard time identifying the AACQ-4-4 for the canopy. These are the rivets that go through the plexiglass. I found countersunk pull rivets CS4-4. Are these the same...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-16-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,673
Posted By ten4teg
Canopy Doghouse to Slider Seal

What are builders using to secure the nylon Slider Seal to the Birdhouse on the canopy. I didn't see any mention of this in the directions or drawings. Thanks
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-11-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,175
Posted By ten4teg
Canopy Side Skirts

What is the reason for the narrower part in the front? Can it not be the same width all the way across?
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-11-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,175
Posted By ten4teg
RV-7A Slider Canopy Side Skirt Question

Drawing 41 shows a specific size the the C-660 Side Skirt. It also shows the front part notched out (more narrow at the front than the back) the width is 4 1/16 inch. However, I am in the process of...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-15-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,212
Posted By ten4teg
Wing Root Fairing

If you look at the wing drawing it will show you what nut plates to use and the type of countersinking. In the thick area, you machine countersink. In the thin area you dimple. Each type takes a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-23-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,153
Posted By ten4teg
What is the Elevator up/down travel RV-7A

I can't find in the drawings or instructions the amount of up/down travel movement for the elevators. Can somebody provide the degrees of up/down travel for the elevators or where to find it on the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-19-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 671
Posted By ten4teg
RV-7A Main Gear Fairings

Is there spacers available on the market to replace the wood spacers that Vans prescribes on the plans? Looks like some ribs to match the placement with the intersection fairings would be nice. Thanks
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-18-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By ten4teg
RV-7A Gear Leg Intersection Fairings

Where is a good place to purchase RV7A Gear Leg Intersection Fairings? Thanks
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-13-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,664
Posted By ten4teg
RV-7A Stick Length

I am getting ready to install my stick grips. Do the sticks have to be cut or are they okay as received. Thanks
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-12-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,533
Posted By ten4teg
Method of Measuring Control Cables

Can someone provide the correct method to measure custom length control cables: throttle, prop, mixture. Do you measure from the threaded end to end or do you measure from where they mount, or both....
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-27-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,397
Posted By ten4teg
RV-7 Windshield Metal Fairings

Does anybody know where to purchase metal fairings around the windshield instead of glassing them in? I have seen these on other airplanes. It is nice because you could easily remove the windshield...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-04-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By ten4teg
Tailwheel chains scratching rudder fairing

What methods have you used to stop the tailwheel chains from rubbing and scratching the bottom rudder fairing?? Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-21-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,498
Posted By ten4teg
RV-8 Best Cruise Settings

What have you found to be the best cruise settings at, say, 9000'. I recently went on my first long cross country and at 9K I set RPM at 2450 and MP at 22" and had a TAS of 180 kts. I didn't play...
Forum: GPS 08-13-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,555
Posted By ten4teg
Avmap EKP IV Database Updates

I purchased a used EKP IV and can not find any information on how to update the database. Can somebody provide this info. Also, how do you upgrade an older unit for xm weather? Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-17-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By ten4teg
RV-8 0-360 Engine Fuel Pump Drain Tube

I would like to find out what others have done with or how they routed the bypass drain tube from the 0-360 engine fuel pump. I understand that if the engine fuel pump diaphragm develops a tear that...
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,700
Posted By ten4teg
Avionics: Comm, GPS, Weather Unit

Are there any companies that produce and sell a combination Comm, GPS, and weather avionics unit for experimental aircraft? It seems like Garmin is the only game around and the 430/530 does not have...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-02-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 664
Posted By ten4teg
Kelly Magnaflilght Light Weight Starter

Is/has anybody used the subject starter on their 0-360 engines that can provide some feedback. How do they compare with the Skytec?
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-18-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,792
Posted By ten4teg
Blue Mountain Avionics

Will the Blue Mountain EFIS units with built-in WAAS GPS perform the same functions as a Garmin 430/530 i.e. com, nav, gps, approaches, etc.? Also, is it legal for IFR certification? I looked on...
Forum: RV-12 11-13-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By ten4teg
RV-12 Rivets

Can any changes be made to the RV12 and maintain the E-LSA i.e. could countersunk pull rivets be used instead of round head pull rivets? I hate the look of the round head rivets on the airplane. I am...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-05-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,198
Posted By ten4teg
Rudder Trim

After putting on my wheel fairings and making a minor adjustment for a heavy right wing, my ball is now centered. Great machine!! Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-02-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 887,372
Posted By ten4teg
Lil Ole Yeller (completed in March of 08)

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Forum: RV-8/8A 09-28-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,119
Posted By ten4teg
RV-8 QB Project

Anybody have a RV8 QB Project for sale? tom.gregorski@juno.com
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-01-2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,972
Posted By ten4teg
RV with Negative Flap Setting

Has anybody out there experimented with a negative flap setting in cruise on a RV? A friend of mine purchased a CT Light Sport which has a -12 degree flap setting for cruise. He says it picks up...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-19-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 894
Posted By ten4teg
TruTrak ADI Pilott II In-flight settings

What kind of settings are you ending up with on the TruTrak in the RV8. The book says to start at 0 and increase until the stick becomes jerky and then back it off. On the torque setting, it says to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-16-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,465
Posted By ten4teg
Van's Junk

Frank, Thanks for the feedback. Can you please let me know what model Archer antenna you used. I have the old style (straight, flat top) wingtips. Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-16-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,465
Posted By ten4teg
Van's Wingtip NAV Antenna

I purchased Van's Wingtip Antenna to use for my NAV Radio (Garmin 430). I was surprised when I got it relative to its simplicity. Anyway, I am not receiving a good signal. I am not getting any nav...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,901
Posted By ten4teg
He has a web site, but the pictures are not on it...

He has a web site, but the pictures are not on it yet. Send him an email to request the pictures. He will send them to you. Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,901
Posted By ten4teg
P51 Wing Gun Decals

It just so happens that Gene already has the P51 Wing Gun Decals also. See his note below:

Contact me off line for pictures and pricing.
GENE / DMASPEEDMODS
(832) 717-7760
email: dma@pdq.net
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-28-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,901
Posted By ten4teg
P51 Exhaust Decal for your look alike

I found a place to purchase P51 Exhaust Decals for your RV8 look alike. Below is the contact information.

Contact Gene at dma@pdq.net. They are $20 per set which includes shipping. See pictures...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-21-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,159
Posted By ten4teg
Spin Recovery

My instructor is teaching me how to do them and it is the standard opposite rudder and neutral elevator. He also demonstrated the military version where you just take your feet off the rudders and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-12-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,198
Posted By ten4teg
Rudder Trim

I am currently doing my test flights without the gear and wheel fairings, so maybe that is my problem. I will wait until they are on before I do anything. Thanks for the feedback.

I did a search on...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-12-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,198
Posted By ten4teg
Rudder Trim

I am in the test phase on my RV8. I notice that with speeds above 70 knots I have to hold right rudder to keep the ball centered. I flew my friends RV8 and his does not do this.

Has anybody else had...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-08-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,335
Posted By ten4teg
RV-8 Fuel Tank Leak

My friends RV8 sprung a fuel leak around the left fuel tank front fuselage support bracket. It appears to be leaking in the corners around the front nose. We suspect this happened from the Gs...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-18-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,258
Posted By ten4teg
Flying an RV

I just finished my RV8 and it had its first flight by an experienced RV driver. I took some lessons in a RV7, but I am not comfortable flying it and scared to fly mine. I am having a hard time...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-06-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,129
Posted By ten4teg
Here is a tip for painting a checkerboard...

Here is a tip for painting a checkerboard pattern. Go to a local sign store that does vinyl letters and such. They can make you a large checkerboard pattern that you put on the rudder or whatever and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-27-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,393
Posted By ten4teg
RV-8 Inspected and Ready

Well, it finally happened. The DAR came by the other day and gave me my Airworthiness Certificate. I have been taxing it around and it handles good on the ground. I have an experienced RV driver...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-15-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,178
Posted By ten4teg
I forgot to mention that I am on grass, which...

I forgot to mention that I am on grass, which makes it harder.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-15-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,178
Posted By ten4teg
RV-8 Moving on the ground by hand

Well, I pushed my RV to the fuel pump yesterday to get some fuel for my first engine run. I had a hard time finding a good place to push the airplane back or forwards. Pushing it back wasn't too bad...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-15-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,273
Posted By ten4teg
Facet Fuel Pump Operating Noise

I tested the subject fuel pump the other day without fuel in the lines and it makes a loud hammering noise. Is this normal and will it go away when fuel is in it? Thanks, Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-12-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By ten4teg
First 25 Hour Test Plan

Does anybody have an example of the first 25 hour test plan that must be submitted to the DAR? I did a search, but did not find any. Thanks, Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 975
Posted By ten4teg
Cowl Heat Shielding

How much heat shielding is required on the RV8 engine cowl? Would also like some ideas on methods used. Van's sells that thin cowl heat shield material, but Vetterman recommends using .025 aluminum...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-22-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By ten4teg
RV-8 Rear Stick Length

Can somebody provide me with their rear stick length and how they measured it. I would like to get mine cut and installed prior to getting the front seat in. Thanks, Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-16-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,243
Posted By ten4teg
Low Drag Nav Antenna in Wingtip

I purchased the low drag nav antenna from Van's. It says to start the antenna at the tip where the wingtip meets the wing and bring it around the corner keeping is horizontal. However, I have wingtip...
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