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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Doug Eves
Hello hohocc , didn't see a part # but tou can...

Hello hohocc , didn't see a part # but tou can see the size and # of rows it has. Oil lines go directly to it from the rear of the motor so I can't see where any loads would introduced to it which is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Doug Eves
Seatrab Pic #2

http://i67.tinypic.com/29z7ndy.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Doug Eves
Seatrab Pic

http://i65.tinypic.com/2j1jzig.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,226
Posted By Doug Eves
I learned about the unsuspecting violent...

I learned about the unsuspecting violent turbulence while flying my solo cross country in a 172 earning my PPL long ago. Beautiful day , nice and smooth ,then almost got my neck broke. Luckily stayed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,204
Posted By Doug Eves
Scott, the reason I asked the question was due to...

Scott, the reason I asked the question was due to a recent experience I had flying around at -20 Celsius. My oil temp was about 135 so I asked a fellow (very experienced) rvír who has the same engine...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-02-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,215
Posted By Doug Eves
Wondering if this will look like a typical...

Wondering if this will look like a typical horizon ? (As in blue) And will there be a directional gyro as well? Then I can replace my vacuum pieces that are worn out with a nice,light,and ROUND...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,204
Posted By Doug Eves
A question. Does the vernatherm not inhibit oil...

A question. Does the vernatherm not inhibit oil from getting to the cooler until it reaches whatever temp that causes it to open?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,591
Posted By Doug Eves
Ir172....One further comment around what I have...

Ir172....One further comment around what I have seen. Originally when I started analyzing my oil at work the technician doing the testing came to me wide eyed with the lead concentration coming back...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-11-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,591
Posted By Doug Eves
Hi Bill.... I just had to call one of the R&D oil...

Hi Bill.... I just had to call one of the R&D oil experts from work to revisit. Highest temps are indeed around/under the piston. He said temps have been measured (somehow) as high as 350 celius in...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-11-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,591
Posted By Doug Eves
Actually any oil that finds it's way into the...

Actually any oil that finds it's way into the combustion chamber will tend to add to combustion chamber deposits as the additives won't get completely combusted. This is very minor as next to no oil...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-11-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,591
Posted By Doug Eves
Obviously not implying that lead is not in your...

Obviously not implying that lead is not in your combustion chamber because that where it is designed to be but don't expect ANY oil to remove it.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-11-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,591
Posted By Doug Eves
Not sure how you would expect engine oil to...

Not sure how you would expect engine oil to remove lead from inside your combustion chamber when its not supposed to really be in there in any big way to start with. But it does dissolve it and carry...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,511
Posted By Doug Eves
Your cockpit looks cool. I like that carbon fiber...

Your cockpit looks cool. I like that carbon fiber look. Is that one of those touch screen gps's? i can't really see any buttons on it. If it is , how are you finding operating it in rough air as I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,524
Posted By Doug Eves
By the way. Mine have the wood and foam. I have...

By the way. Mine have the wood and foam. I have decided to remove the fairings which will get destroyed when I do remove them but I really want to know about the corrosion.(or not) When I replace...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-11-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,591
Posted By Doug Eves
The reason I am doing this in small bites is...

The reason I am doing this in small bites is because I seem to lose my comments if I take too long to hit the reply button. The concern about depositing the wear metal additives in the combustion...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-11-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,591
Posted By Doug Eves
The real trick is to keep the moving parts...

The real trick is to keep the moving parts "separated" from each other to prevent excessive wear. A tiny bit of wear on break in is necessary and desirable. Hence we have break in oils which is ok....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-11-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,591
Posted By Doug Eves
Ok, I have been retired from esso for 2 yrs last...

Ok, I have been retired from esso for 2 yrs last may.(thankyou god) I just called the lab and we don't manufacture the xd3 oil in Canada anymore apparently. It is now all in the USA and is called...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,081
Posted By Doug Eves
Hello Larryskydives.....I have purchased the TT...

Hello Larryskydives.....I have purchased the TT gemini AP and also fly a 6. Going to install in March sometime. I was wondering about why you had to mount the pitch servo on the opposite side of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,524
Posted By Doug Eves
So I have revisited this topic again with my...

So I have revisited this topic again with my nameless friend.. (Most of)His comments are as follows. The gear is tapered spring steel designed to distribute the load induced deflection evenly over...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-09-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 271,398
Posted By Doug Eves
http://halie.com/oaY.jpg

http://halie.com/oaY.jpg
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-09-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 271,398
Posted By Doug Eves
http://halie.com/oaR.jpg

http://halie.com/oaR.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,511
Posted By Doug Eves
Hi Oly , yes i did realize it would go in the...

Hi Oly , yes i did realize it would go in the round hole. It's just that all my panel is round and I just don't want to disturb the look. I just purchased a trutrack gemini autopilot and am putting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 420,957
Posted By Doug Eves
Wow , I actually posted a photo. Now I think I...

Wow , I actually posted a photo. Now I think I should get my instrument rating! It shouldn't take as long. LOL
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 420,957
Posted By Doug Eves
http://halie.com/oaL.jpg

http://halie.com/oaL.jpg
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-08-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 23,656
Posted By Doug Eves
Hello gasman. I made a couple follow up comments...

Hello gasman. I made a couple follow up comments on the 15w40 on the the"any P-mag pireps?" thread. See the last comment on page 6 and the 1st comment on page 7 over there. Basically a few of us...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,511
Posted By Doug Eves
Wish they were round

Wish they were round
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-07-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,060
Posted By Doug Eves
I flew my 6 for 1.5hrs two days ago. It was...

I flew my 6 for 1.5hrs two days ago. It was around -20 Celsius at 3500ft and I have two heaters. I few with no coat and was just warm enough where normally both heaters will make too much heat. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By Doug Eves
Typing Follies

Hello everyone... It has been my experience on here that when composing a comment that there is some form of time out. If I take too long in composing my comment or proof reading etc. I click the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,524
Posted By Doug Eves
My RV6 gear leg fairings are the sealed variety...

My RV6 gear leg fairings are the sealed variety that have been filled with foam along with the wood stiffeners. My close friend who is a master craftsman and built many aircraft (including Rv's) has...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-06-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 23,656
Posted By Doug Eves
What i am curious about is what would cause the...

What i am curious about is what would cause the bearing to wear out or fail? The only thing I can think of is a side loading caused by improper gear clearance or something out of balance on the end...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,090
Posted By Doug Eves
Have to admit reading only the first few posts on...

Have to admit reading only the first few posts on this thread before getting bored. Run out of fuel on purpose? Ridiculous.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-04-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,477
Posted By Doug Eves
Also , have a look inside a high time lycoming...

Also , have a look inside a high time lycoming that has used av oil for it's life. Looks like coke factory. High time lycomings look like they just went together 5 minutes earlier when using XD3...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-04-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,477
Posted By Doug Eves
Emag thread drift however...Essolube Xd3 15w40...

Emag thread drift however...Essolube Xd3 15w40 (EXXON for you) and Shell's rotella t are designed/formulated for either gas or diesel severe duty , high friction type applications.(flat tappet...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Doug Eves
I will check on the exact model that I have in...

I will check on the exact model that I have in the next couple weeks when I decowl. Or if I can find in the documentation. I never built the plane.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-02-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,477
Posted By Doug Eves
And yes I have been told I am crazy... But not...

And yes I have been told I am crazy... But not for the way I treat engines. I have looked inside tons of them after they have been experimented on with different oils , temps ,mixtures, ect. Av oil...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-02-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,477
Posted By Doug Eves
Well... I run around at relatively low altitudes...

Well... I run around at relatively low altitudes at 25 square. Been doing that for 835 hrs and my engine is super clean internally(use XD3 15w40) with great compression etc. Check for wear metals on...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-01-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,477
Posted By Doug Eves
RV6/io-360/constant speed/57 hrs on 2 Pmags with...

RV6/io-360/constant speed/57 hrs on 2 Pmags with auto plugs. Flawless so far/Super smooth , stars awesome but I use the same fuel flow as before on purpose as my engine is in great shape after 835...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-01-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 23,656
Posted By Doug Eves
I have an RV6/ io-360/hartztell cs and replaced...

I have an RV6/ io-360/hartztell cs and replaced the slicks with 2 Pmags. 57 hrs flawless. Smooth , awesome hot starts, and I think more power but not really sure. Reading this thread scares me a bit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Doug Eves
I forgot to mention that I am running 2 emags and...

I forgot to mention that I am running 2 emags and about 195 hp. Cools just fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,987
Posted By Doug Eves
I have an RV6 io-360/constantspeed with one...

I have an RV6 io-360/constantspeed with one litte seatrab oil cooler. 850 hrs no problem. Been to both coasts and 3 times to florida. It is light,efficient , and durable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,924
Posted By Doug Eves
Also wanted to say that when I using my daughters...

Also wanted to say that when I using my daughters mini i purchase a garmin gps that links by blue tooth. I had read that they recommended having one even if the ipad had it's own internal gps or not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,924
Posted By Doug Eves
I started by using a friends ipad/foreflight for...

I started by using a friends ipad/foreflight for a trip to the U.S. as my paper maps and airport directories never showed up in time for the trip.(RV6) I then started using my daughters old ipad...
Forum: Canada 11-23-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By Doug Eves
Sorry to sound negative , but I would choose any...

Sorry to sound negative , but I would choose any RV model except the 12. Don't understand the attraction.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,324
Posted By Doug Eves
I have Aden's plane and replaced the mags with...

I have Aden's plane and replaced the mags with dual emags. I fly it at the same fuel burn as before and don't notice any speed difference but it hot/cold starts awesome and runs smoother. I think it...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-23-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,238
Posted By Doug Eves
Oh , if anyone is curious as to the appearance of...

Oh , if anyone is curious as to the appearance of this craft that I would not trade , look on airliners.net and search C-FDNS
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-23-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,238
Posted By Doug Eves
Traded my F1 Rocket Evo kit to Aden Rich for his...

Traded my F1 Rocket Evo kit to Aden Rich for his 6. Flown it over 800 hrs now and would not trade for any other RV. I say this respectfully as all RV's are pretty nice (except the 12 YUCK!) and...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-18-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,668
Posted By Doug Eves
I realize that I appear to have contradicted my...

I realize that I appear to have contradicted my earlier statement about low level turning but I really meant when slow and heavy if it is not really necessary. If it is windy ,gusty, hot and one is...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-18-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,668
Posted By Doug Eves
Well Luddite42 , for the record I do feel...

Well Luddite42 , for the record I do feel qualified. Been in , around or piloting since childhood and now 57. No problem with turns close to the ground or being inverted as far as that goes. The nice...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-17-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,668
Posted By Doug Eves
I never did quite understand why anyone would...

I never did quite understand why anyone would want to be turning (sometimes steep and possibly heavy) close to the ground. ie. Base to Final....especially when there is lots of opportunity to adjust...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-10-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,668
Posted By Doug Eves
I stay at 120 mph on downwind, base, and the...

I stay at 120 mph on downwind, base, and the initial part of final. I then slow up to 100 mph and dump all the flaps on which puts the craft immediately at 80 mph @ 1800 rpm. I fly 80 to short final...
Forum: RV-12 08-26-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,674
Posted By Doug Eves
Hello Airhound. I thought all GA aircraft had to...

Hello Airhound. I thought all GA aircraft had to have a compass? Anyway, not sure what brand I have but it is mounted in panel and not the type that sits on the dash to obstruct your view. I have...
Forum: RV-12 08-25-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,674
Posted By Doug Eves
I am adding an autopilot to my conventional round...

I am adding an autopilot to my conventional round gauged RV so I am leaning to the trutrak gemini to replace my vacum AI. I like round and do not like the appearance of mixing square and round...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-08-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,591
Posted By Doug Eves
The best use for aviation oil is for lubricating...

The best use for aviation oil is for lubricating door hinges that squeak. I have worked for Imperial Oil (EXXON)for over 30 years. 10 in R&D and 20 in quality assurance. Use XD3 15w40 and never...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 89,655
Posted By Doug Eves
C-FDNS

I bought my RV6 from Aden Rich. The C-F was a given. The DNS stands for Doug's New Six.
Forum: Rocket 09-08-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,822
Posted By Doug Eves
Oil Cooler Picture

Smokyray, I have Aden Rich's RV6 and have a decent pic of how it's (the cetrab) is mounted. I would post it here for you but I don't know how. If you want my picture sent me your email address. (to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,945
Posted By Doug Eves
What I was thinking when I said the higher/faster...

What I was thinking when I said the higher/faster stream of traffic may be preferable,was that there wouldn't be any Cub's,Champs, etc. (that wouldn't be doing 90kt) to follow. Also, there might be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,945
Posted By Doug Eves
FISK VFR Arrival to OSH

In reviewing the NOTAM I'm left with a question that doesn't seem to be adressed. There are two stream's of traffic at 1800'/90kt and 2300'/135kt navagating the same route inbound. I'm trying to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-26-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,834
Posted By Doug Eves
I have a 180/hartz and roll my 6 everytime out....

I have a 180/hartz and roll my 6 everytime out. Full fuel and two heavies (ie 1800lbs) or 1/4 fuel and no passenger. The plane doesn't care how much weight is in it as I'm only pulling about 1.5 g's.
Forum: Canada 12-23-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By Doug Eves
"EXPERIMENTAL" Placard

I purchased a super sweet RV6 from Aden Rich (in Longview Washington) and Transport Canada made me remove the word "EXPERIMENTAL" from my bird before I was garanted the C of R. They told me that...
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