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Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Breezy
Spoke with Vans. Was told there could be up to 4...

Spoke with Vans. Was told there could be up to 4 threads beyond the jamb nut and still have engagement in the nut plate. Discussed the use of a different eye bearing (MD3616M), however the ball width...
Forum: RV-14 08-13-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Breezy
Elevator Rub

Mounted Elevator to Stab. Very closely measured the eye bearing distance from stab spar. When moving elevators to travel limits there is rubbing at the HS 912 mount flange and the leading edge of the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-11-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Breezy
Like Robert I just lube the roller shafts with a...

Like Robert I just lube the roller shafts with a light oil occasionally. Biggest thing to me is keeping the dirt out of the track. Larger particles tend to chalk the wheels.
The rear slide usually...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Breezy
Steve, I have a community hangar at KHAO if that...

Steve,
I have a community hangar at KHAO if that location works for you. About 20 north of Cincinnati a few miles west of I-75.
A tenant just moved out so there is open space.
PM me if interested.
Forum: RV-10 02-06-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By Breezy
Jack & Dave, There is no way to tighten the...

Jack & Dave,
There is no way to tighten the internal "B" nut for the tank vent without removing the access plate at the root end of the tank.
If it is any consolation you are not alone with this. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,941
Posted By Breezy
I machined a slot in the throttle lever. Then...

I machined a slot in the throttle lever. Then ProSealed tubing in the slot as a conduit for wires. If needed the switch and wiring can be removed without quadrant dis-assembly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,941
Posted By Breezy
Go to page two on this thread:...

Go to page two on this thread:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=152597&page=2
I posted a pic of my quadrant with TOGA button in throttle handle. It could be used as a PTT as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,749
Posted By Breezy
Mark, Sorry to hear things didn't work out. It...

Mark,
Sorry to hear things didn't work out.
It seems to me that if both parties are in agreement a simple transfer or Bill Of Sale filing would work. Both sign as seller and you enter your name as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By Breezy
Pre-Buy; Las Cruces, NM

Looking for someone to check out a project in Las Cruces, NM.

Experienced builder or A&P preferred but not necessary. Want general assessment of workmanship, and surface blemishes (ie. dents and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Breezy
Check your connections back to the engine module....

Check your connections back to the engine module. If they are good my guess is the sensor.
Dirt can cause the same problem. Not sure how to clean, I wouldn't use compressed air, you could try blowing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Breezy
More likely the sensor. I've seen this on a...

More likely the sensor. I've seen this on a couple. If engine mounted the vibration is hard on them. Currently have mine mounted on the engine mount to reduce vibration and Temperature exposure....
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-21-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,233
Posted By Breezy
-8 Throttle Quadrant

http://halie.com/scale/20/oOI.jpg

This is a quick pix of the installed quadrant. With the throttle lever isolated, I rarely use the throttle lock.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-21-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,233
Posted By Breezy
Steve, I have installed a throttle lever,...

Steve,

I have installed a throttle lever, Vernier prop and mixture combination in the -8 completed last October. It works exceptionally well. Great for the constant power changes in formation...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-21-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,233
Posted By Breezy
Steve, I have installed a throttle lever,...

Steve,

I have installed a throttle lever, Vernier prop and mixture combination in the -8 completed last October. It works exceptionally well. Great for the constant power changes in formation...
Forum: Autopilots 08-30-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,791
Posted By Breezy
GTN Missed Approach

The GTN needs to be switched out of "SUSP" Mode, As you arrive at DA or MAP. Waypoint sequencing is Suspended as you approach the MAP. The default is to continue the last track until SUSP is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Breezy
Remote Oil Filter

Anyone have in-service experience with a remote Oil Filter.

Does it really avoid spilling when removing the spin-on or just change the spill location?
Do the supply hoses drain when the spin-on is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-06-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,749
Posted By Breezy
Greg, As stated in this thread, the...

Greg,

As stated in this thread, the expansion/contraction of the canopy is common.
I encountered this in very similar conditions on my first build. while fitting during winter months. I had a near...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,831
Posted By Breezy
Leading Edge Film

Anyone use leading edge film?
Looking at 3M and others. Some are used on trucks and RVs(Road Barges).
Was wondering if they stay on. Also, yellowing aver time.
Forum: Safety 06-14-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,140
Posted By Breezy
B Nut Loosening

I have encountered loose B nuts on a number of fuel systems and locations on RVs.
I am finishing the build on a second RV-8 that included wings purchased from others. For differing reasons during the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-07-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,278
Posted By Breezy
Realized I didn't include prop info after...

Realized I didn't include prop info after posting.
Hartzell Constant Speed. Have looked at the Cummings spinner just wondered if there were other options.
Thanks for the response.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-06-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,278
Posted By Breezy
Aluminum Spinners

Looking for feedback on Aluminum Spinners. How was the installation?
Any issues in service? Which manufacturer & part #did you use?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,468
Posted By Breezy
Dean, This is a good heads up. This past summer...

Dean,
This is a good heads up.
This past summer an owner dropped off his Quick Build RV-8 for a condition inspection. He mentioned that one tank was venting puddles of fuel on the hangar floor. I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-14-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,422
Posted By Breezy
Jeff, I decided to install the Grove foil shaped...

Jeff,
I decided to install the Grove foil shaped gear on my current build. Its over all look is outstanding. Make sure you get the bearing plates with the Fuselage, Grove supplies the U clamps not...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-14-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,593
Posted By Breezy
I have been selling the bolt retainers in the...

I have been selling the bolt retainers in the following thread. They are best installed during construction, but as described in the original post can be installed post...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,431
Posted By Breezy
These retainers are working very well. I...

These retainers are working very well. I installed a set in my current build, and Scott just installed in his -8 during the Condition Inspection.

Once installed tightening and re-torque is easily...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By Breezy
4 to 1 Exhaust

Anyone have recent install using a 4 to 1 exhaust system? Sky Dynamics or AWI. How was the install? Did components fit well or was modification necessary? If your project is flying; how do you like...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-25-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,216
Posted By Breezy
I also installed a D6 as a backup. At the time...

I also installed a D6 as a backup. At the time Garmin did not offer the dual ADHAR for the G3X. So the Dynon D6 offered redundancy with its own internal standby power. The Magnetometer is wing tip...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-24-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,216
Posted By Breezy
Here is an additional pic with better focus and...

Here is an additional pic with better focus and expanded view:
http://i300.photobucket.com/albums/nn37/DiamondWaveAero/RVbuild/DSCF0006_zpsgicko2it.jpg
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-24-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,216
Posted By Breezy
John, I have installed the G3X system in my...

John,

I have installed the G3X system in my previous RV-8 and will install again in the current -8 in construction.
Here is a pic of the GMU platform I used on both...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-05-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,553
Posted By Breezy
Soft ProSeal

This thread sparked my interest since I recently observed this on an aircraft that was in service for nearly 10 years. Thing is, the softening was occurring on every sealed joint on both tanks. Even...
Forum: RV-12 03-13-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By Breezy
Plexi Bits

I've used the dulled in concrete method, it worked well. Otherwise, McMaster/Carr has plexi bits.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-08-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By Breezy
Joe, I spent considerable time looking at both...

Joe,

I spent considerable time looking at both Vertical and Horizontal sumps.

To start the Horizontal sump is more expensive. The performance advantages are its positioning makes ram air easier to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,705
Posted By Breezy
Oil Cooler

Thanks for the response.

The issue isn't cooling. I have the cooler firewall mounted on an RV-8 (Titan, IO-360), using the Vans RV-10 plenum and 4" scat tube. I fabricated an internal butterfly in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,705
Posted By Breezy
Oil Coolers

I currently have the Niagara 20006A oil cooler installed. I'm interested other options. Any info on SW or Positech Coolers? There is a big price difference, both seem to have similar design.
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