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Forum: RV-7/7A 02-21-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By TS Flightlines
Nope----rated at 3000 psi working pressure. Tom

Nope----rated at 3000 psi working pressure.

Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-20-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By TS Flightlines
The VA136 is a straight/90* -6 firesleeved teflon...

The VA136 is a straight/90* -6 firesleeved teflon hose, 23 inches.
The VA139 is a straight /straight -6 firesleeved teflon hose, 16 inches. Vans has a Stratoflex shop make them.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By TS Flightlines
The brass fittings from Vans is for use with the...

The brass fittings from Vans is for use with the nylon/plastic hose they provide in their kit. Cant be used with the stainless braid teflon hose that we use with AN flare hose ends. Thats why we...
Forum: RV-12 02-17-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,187
Posted By TS Flightlines
Chuck---thats one of the strange things about...

Chuck---thats one of the strange things about this whole deal. Some Rotax 912's have it, some dont. It doesnt seem to be geographical, altitude, RPM, fuel blend, or any other obviously related items....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By TS Flightlines
If using an AN tee---its a AN826-4D 1/8 NPT in...

If using an AN tee---its a AN826-4D 1/8 NPT in the reservoir, and -4 AN on the run and branch sides.
If using a brass tee---its still 1/8 NPT for the reservoir, and 1/4 tube for the run and branch...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-11-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ron---I'm short----or vertically deficient as one...

Ron---I'm short----or vertically deficient as one of my former friends used to call me. So with a standard creeper , I'd need to raise it a foot to be comfortable. WE did this one time working on...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-31-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,331
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Bill!

Congrats Bill!
Forum: RV-3 01-28-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,487
Posted By TS Flightlines
We've been helping Brian at Radial Conversions on...

We've been helping Brian at Radial Conversions on some FWF stuff. Quite a few things in development.

Scott in Maui----gotta love it!!!

Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-21-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By TS Flightlines
Way to go Scott!!! Tom

Way to go Scott!!!
Tom
Forum: RV-12 01-18-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,187
Posted By TS Flightlines
Rich, it IS bizarre. Tom

Rich, it IS bizarre.

Tom
Forum: RV-12 01-18-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,187
Posted By TS Flightlines
Julian----I was told the pump was clean, with no...

Julian----I was told the pump was clean, with no traces, so I was concentrated on the discharge hose. Did find that anomaly with the liner, that isnt present anywhere else. Did section a piece out of...
Forum: RV-12 01-18-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,187
Posted By TS Flightlines
Just to clarify--

"Just received word from Tom that **** found in “new Rotax Teflon fuel lines that caused low fuel pressure and wot rough running engine was in fact material from manufacturing process (nothing...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-17-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Mike! Enjoy! Tom

Congrats Mike! Enjoy!
Tom
Forum: RV-12 01-13-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,187
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jim- "I understand the necessity to change-out...

Jim-
"I understand the necessity to change-out rubber hoses as they age. Replace with new rubber hoses and wait for timeout again or replace with Teflon hose and forego future maintenance...
Forum: RV-12 01-13-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,187
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jim and others, no infomercial intended -again-....

Jim and others,
no infomercial intended -again-. Some of the Rotax owners were having fuel pressure issues with the OE system. All of the original users including the RV12 owners were affected by...
Forum: RV-12 01-13-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,187
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ric-- from the pics, it looks like liner debris....

Ric--
from the pics, it looks like liner debris. I havent received the hoses from Steve yet--they are inroute-- so I'd like to withhold our findings until we can take a look. But that much debris and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-12-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By TS Flightlines
yep thats one way to do it. Tom

yep thats one way to do it.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,542
Posted By TS Flightlines
too bad Steve doesnt practice in California...

too bad Steve doesnt practice in California too!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By TS Flightlines
John-- the Beringer master cylinders and calipers...

John--
the Beringer master cylinders and calipers use banjo style hose fittings, that are different from the AN style fittings and adapters most of us use. The Vans plastic tubing for the cabin lines...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-11-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By TS Flightlines
Michael-

as with most off of these crazy readings, its suggested that the readings be verified with a known good mechanical gauge. Probably a sender or sender ground issue, but instead of chasing a ghost,...
Forum: RV-4 01-11-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By TS Flightlines
Brian--Check your private messages- Tom

Brian--Check your private messages-
Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-08-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dwight---I fly right seat in Raymo's 7A. I'm 5'3...

Dwight---I fly right seat in Raymo's 7A. I'm 5'3 on a good day, so my legs arent very long. NO vertically deficient jokes here! I use a cushion in Rays plane and lean the seat back so it moves me...
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,964
Posted By TS Flightlines
If I can add something--

The after crimp stem diameter of the -3 hose end is .079. Those that have used this setup, and on the original brazed tee we used to make, did not report any pulse anomalies so we left it as is. Yes,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By TS Flightlines
Back in my industrial days, we aluminum brazed...

Back in my industrial days, we aluminum brazed 3003 tubing for automotive A/C fittings for making hoses. Worked well.

Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-31-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ray, since Vans never intended on the EFII pump...

Ray, since Vans never intended on the EFII pump being used, they dont have ( to my knowledge) a set of plans for its installation. The ones we've done have be VARIED--to say the least! Usually in...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-23-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,780
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bad publicity--

and bad customer service is a killer. Doesnt matter how much $$$ the holding company has, if products arent being sold, no profit is made, and oops, they are out of business.
( I have my own story...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By TS Flightlines
Superior cold sump. Clint would have to build you...

Superior cold sump. Clint would have to build you a custom exhaust. ( I have a ECI sump hanging on my wall that I'm NOT going to use for that reason.)
The Superior sump plays well with the Christen...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By TS Flightlines
Sure is tight in there--

and the supply and discharge fittings in the plane are at different elevations, and offset. Will take some creative plumbing! Pics would be great!
We dont have a 14 here to play with, so I cant be...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-18-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bill ---what was the issue with installing the...

Bill ---what was the issue with installing the FM150 on your engine? Lots of horizontal sump engines on RV's

And YES---Don is very knowledgeable!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,803
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dang Jeff---words cant express what we all feel....

Dang Jeff---words cant express what we all feel. Keep fighting--you never know. But--if you must sell it, some one will be getting a great plane.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hate to say it--

but have to second the comments of Jon. I looked at one at OSH and wasnt thrilled with the machining or the threading of the ports. Pretty rough cuts on the threads. The valve was very stiff--as in...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-12-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,304
Posted By TS Flightlines
WE have a couple of clients that live in the...

WE have a couple of clients that live in the islands---one on Oahu, the other in Kona. Neither have their planes there.

Tom
Forum: RV-10 12-12-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,652
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott---great job for your perseverance on this...

Scott---great job for your perseverance on this project. It was fun helping out!
You have to fly it down to 3J1 when its back up.
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-12-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,812
Posted By TS Flightlines
Gee Ross---those are really nice! Great job! Tom

Gee Ross---those are really nice! Great job!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By TS Flightlines
Del Seals---Spruce, and others have them. Tom

Del Seals---Spruce, and others have them.

Tom
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-10-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bret---some very nice work there! Tom

Bret---some very nice work there!
Tom
Forum: RV-12 12-10-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
Posted By TS Flightlines
NOTE---Since Steve at Aircraft Specialty and I...

NOTE---Since Steve at Aircraft Specialty and I worked on this project together, the hose packages are the same. So if you purchase it from Aircraft Specialty, or TS Flightlines, you are getting the...
Forum: RV-12 12-09-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
Posted By TS Flightlines
Rich; "Put a mechanical gauge in place of psi...

Rich;
"Put a mechanical gauge in place of psi sensor".
I'm seeing that Ric put the gauge in place of the sender, and not in conjuction with it. Was showing the same 1psi result as what his Dynon was...
Forum: RV-12 12-08-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ric---install a temporary TEE just before the...

Ric---install a temporary TEE just before the pressure sender. That way you can read both pressures at the same time.

Why do you suspect '****' plugging the banjos? Are you seeing bits of black...
Forum: RV-12 12-07-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott--

"I am not clear on why a more expensive hose is justification to prevent someone from installing a hose incorrectly, when the instructions are very clear about saying "use caution, this hose can be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-07-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,828
Posted By TS Flightlines
Shameless plug

for Don's Injection 101 course. Makes troubleshooting much easier!
Tom
Forum: RV-12 12-07-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
Posted By TS Flightlines
NOT wanting to open the flame war again--

but the restrictor in the double banjo was one of the reasons Steve and I came up with our teflon hose package. Yes, with 2 hoses that were fairly close in length, we found some builders were...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,039
Posted By TS Flightlines
David that is a great point. My thought was that...

David that is a great point. My thought was that IF there was compatibility issue they would say so. Beringer has 2 different versions of their stuff---one for DOT4 and one for mineral oil meeting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,039
Posted By TS Flightlines
notice none of the brake manufacturers have...

notice none of the brake manufacturers have chimed in here?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,039
Posted By TS Flightlines
Check with the component manufacturer to see that...

Check with the component manufacturer to see that fluids are compatible with their seals. May be a point where its fine for a while, but then begins to affect the sealing properties of the O'Rings....
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-23-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,822
Posted By TS Flightlines
David you are a good man----glad you are...

David you are a good man----glad you are safe.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,879
Posted By TS Flightlines
Something else to consider with Synergy and...

Something else to consider with Synergy and others, there is a riveting partner there when you are ready!:D
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-14-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By TS Flightlines
Agreed!!! Tom

Agreed!!!

Tom
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-14-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By TS Flightlines
Michael, yep thats true. Some extra weight...

Michael, yep thats true. Some extra weight involved for sure, certainly more that a plastic and vacuum hose. Was just the idea of how to plumb 2 PMags and a MAP sensor. Yep--the SDS ignition solves...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-13-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By TS Flightlines
Yepp there are lots of ways to do this. Some guys...

Yepp there are lots of ways to do this. Some guys didnt want a barbed connection. Thats why we changed ours to the AN Tees

Tom
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-13-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By TS Flightlines
John does have some experience in this area!! Tom

John does have some experience in this area!!
Tom
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-13-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By TS Flightlines
well gee--the other pic didnt insert---HUM

well gee--the other pic didnt insert---HUM
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-13-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dual PMag tee

http://http://i1316.photobucket.com/albums/t620/tsflightlines/dual%20PMag%20tee_zps8sznfctv.jpgFigured out how to post these.
First pic is the first version. Effective, but ugly, and labor intensive....
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-12-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By TS Flightlines
Galin---we've actually improved on things. Email...

Galin---we've actually improved on things. Email me and I'll send you a pic.
( Dont know why I didnt think of this before)

Tom
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Doug---go to one of those craft stores...

Hey Doug---go to one of those craft stores (Michaels) and get a clear display cube. Put this pump in it and display it in your office! Well served.

Tom
Forum: Southeast 11-12-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,831
Posted By TS Flightlines
Sorry I missed it----work called. But could hear...

Sorry I missed it----work called. But could hear some of the activity.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,545
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dan--similar to the Spock mind meld, except we...

Dan--similar to the Spock mind meld, except we can access it online. I doubt you would want all of us in your living room!

Tom:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,545
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dan---hows that osmosis machine coming?

Dan---hows that osmosis machine coming?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,545
Posted By TS Flightlines
HUM----I wonder if there is a way to get all of...

HUM----I wonder if there is a way to get all of these guys together and rig up an osmosis machine to extract their knowledge?:eek: (See Spock mind meld) CERTAINLY one of these brilliant guys have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,545
Posted By TS Flightlines
Beyond any doubt----they all have. Tom

Beyond any doubt----they all have.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By TS Flightlines
How about your local fire station or scuba...

How about your local fire station or scuba shop?

Tom
Forum: RV-10 11-07-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott, this is one of those never ending debates....

Scott, this is one of those never ending debates. OE parts verses aftermarket parts. WE all know MANY RV's, including RV10's, built and flying that are stock. They are safe, reliable aircraft built...
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