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Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Outstanding Ross. Iím an advocate of fully...

Outstanding Ross.

Iím an advocate of fully automatic switching.

The display looks good. Font size and color looks right. The flashing display idea for a visual low voltage alert seems right.

Did...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Excellent. Can the CPI2 Be manually switched...

Excellent.

Can the CPI2 Be manually switched to select one battery over the other?

Does it matter what battery chemistry one uses?

Can battery chemistry be mixed, for example, AGM lead acid...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Is the battery switchover circuit testable? If...

Is the battery switchover circuit testable? If so, how?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-19-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Brian, Check your PM

Brian,

Check your PM
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks for all the great responses. I should...

Thanks for all the great responses.

I should have included that some of our wives are flying commercial into Appleton where they will pick up rental cars that must be returned to Appleton.

Our...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-09-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Yes. Itís an interference fit. B&C recommended...

Yes. Itís an interference fit. B&C recommended I file off a small portion of the rear casing on the starter. I also had to file off a little material from my Bendix. The distance between the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Appleton (KATW) vs Oshkosh (KOSH)

Four RVís flying to Airventure 2018 from NorCal. Expect to depart NorCal Wednesday or Thursday prior and arrive KOSH or KATW Friday or Saturday prior. Two of us have landed at KOSH in the past, two...
Forum: GPS 04-24-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,938
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks Steve. Thatís great news. Hoping Garmin...

Thanks Steve. Thatís great news.

Hoping Garmin will provide software updates for the GTX 345 at Oshkosh this year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,854
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Apple Iphone X with Foreflight connected via...

Apple Iphone X with Foreflight connected via bluetooth to a Garmin GTX345 (ADS-B In/Out).

I favor my Garmin Aera 660 hard wired to my GTX 345.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-07-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,130
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Otis, Great write up. I'm considering the...

Otis,

Great write up.

I'm considering the BC462-H option to replace my belt driven PP 60A alternator.

Did you conduct any test using the BC462-H as your only altenator without the cooling shroud? ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I just received three of the previously...

I just received three of the previously identified ďScary Certified LettersĒ from the FAA. The letters all indicate the following:

ďThis correspondence letter is to notify you that the FAA has...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-30-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Great news. Thanks Ross.

Great news. Thanks Ross.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-30-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Any updates or additional info on the subject of...

Any updates or additional info on the subject of overvoltage? Howís the testing coming?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-30-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,269
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Enjoyed your video. Can you recommend an...

Enjoyed your video.

Can you recommend an aerobatics instructor in the West?

Thanks,

Charlie
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-21-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
- Past performance and reliability has been...

- Past performance and reliability has been impeccable.
- New design testing has been very transparent. Whenever something doesnít agree with Rossí very high standard for reliability he admits it to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-20-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Dark gray. Gunmetal.

Dark gray.

Gunmetal.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-11-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I replaced a broken Skytec Lightweight starter on...

I replaced a broken Skytec Lightweight starter on my RV-8 (IO-360) with the B&C starter.

In my case it wasn't a drop in, no hassel, replacement. I had to modify the snorkel to accomodate the offset...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-11-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ross, Please send me a copy. I’d also like more...

Ross,

Please send me a copy.

I’d also like more details about your blind mount option. Pictures?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-04-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,032
Posted By Chkaharyer99
"Simple" for who? The builder/supplier or the...

"Simple" for who? The builder/supplier or the operator/pilot?

"Is it wise to add many layers of complexity for events which almost never happen?"

It depends on your prespective.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-28-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks Ross. Will a dual system be packaged in...

Thanks Ross.

Will a dual system be packaged in one box or two?

Whatís your estimate of the box size?

What will the box be made of?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-28-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Will the main board depicted operate one ignition...

Will the main board depicted operate one ignition or two?
Forum: ADS-B 02-21-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By Chkaharyer99
My RV 8 is equipped with an AFS 4500 and I...

My RV 8 is equipped with an AFS 4500 and I contemplated a simular ADSB decision.

I decided to go with the Garmin 660 and Garmin ADSB in/Out option by way of a GTX 345 because the GDL 82 and 51/52...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-13-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks Ross. If Iím not already on that waiting...

Thanks Ross.

If Iím not already on that waiting list, please add me.

Thank you,
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-13-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
CPI 2 Features Iím hoping for. All the features...

CPI 2 Features Iím hoping for.

All the features of the CPI 1, plus:

- Reduced controller/display size expected to fit panels with limited space.

- Improved brighter display.

- Audio/visual alerts.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-06-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,849
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Jim or anyone using the new GDL 51/52 How did...

Jim or anyone using the new GDL 51/52

How did you decide to mount the SXM antenna?

Can you please share your experience with your GDL 52’s and compatible displays. Especially interfaced with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,611
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Is Electronic injection ďThereĒ? It certainly...

Is Electronic injection ďThereĒ?

It certainly appears to be in the case of the Vans RV12IS. ECU/fedec FI in the Rotax 912.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-28-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,156
Posted By Chkaharyer99
From: VAF Forums > RV Firewall Forward Section >...

From: VAF Forums > RV Firewall Forward Section > Fuel Injection Systems > Caleb lesher SDS EFI RV-7A

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/newreply.php?do=newreply&p=1154922
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-26-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks for the progress report. Having bought...

Thanks for the progress report. Having bought the CPI FF components, Iím looking forward to your new CPI2 modules. I sincerely appreciate your transparency on all things SDS. It was a factor in my...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-23-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 58,778
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Dan, Thanks for posting your findings on your...

Dan,

Thanks for posting your findings on your circuit.

Have you established probable cause for the diminished storage capacity of your small battery?

Your voltmeter placement and button look...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,134
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Showplanes is now producing the oil cooler mount...

Showplanes is now producing the oil cooler mount depicted in the first post of this thread for RV-8 equipped with Lycoming 360 parallel valve engines using the AirFlow Systems 2006X Oil Cooler.

The...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-06-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Are the optional backup battery trays fabricated...

Are the optional backup battery trays fabricated yet? Is there a drawing? Do you have a price set for the battery tray with ATO fuse holder and wire leads/connectors?

I appreciate the low/high...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-05-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Any new information on the backup/aux battery...

Any new information on the backup/aux battery option(s)?

Will there be an audio and/or visual low/high voltage alert?
Forum: COMM 12-29-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Chkaharyer99
2nd VHF COMM desired with Garmin System?

For those using the Garmin G3X system with any of the compatible Garmin radios (GTR 200, GTR 225, GTN 650...) featuring the Garmin comm frequency monitor function (listens to standby while monitoring...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-29-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,883
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Erich, Looks clean. Thanks for sharing. In...

Erich,

Looks clean. Thanks for sharing. In reference to your oil cooler mounts that are attached to the engine mount, what keeps the oil mounts from moving/sliding up or down on the engine mounts?...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-16-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Still working great. It gets cold at night in...

Still working great. It gets cold at night in NorCal and after two weeks off it was 12.6 volts on cool (36 F) morning. Cranked the B&C starter as expected.
Forum: California 12-15-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Bob, We met at the Calaveras fly-in. I donít...

Bob,

We met at the Calaveras fly-in. I donít expect you to remember that, but check your PM.

Thank You
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-10-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Titan/ECI. Do a web search for ECI Mandatory...

Titan/ECI.

Do a web search for ECI Mandatory Service Bulletin 08-1 dated 04/04/2008 and revised in 08/19/2008.

Six pages, some with pictures. Explains it all very well. Serial numbers included. ...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-09-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ross, Can you tell us about your overvoltage...

Ross,

Can you tell us about your overvoltage protection circuit?

I will be starting my SDS CPI2 firewall forward install during my condition inspection. Looking forward to the release of the CPI2...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-25-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By Chkaharyer99
As of Saturday, November 25th, 2017 at...

As of Saturday, November 25th, 2017 at approximately 1039 hours PST, the stats were:

53 votes for - I have never had a belt failure.

1 vote for - I have had one belt failure.

Thanks for voting.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-19-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Belt Reliability - Alternator/Generator/Accessory

This non-scientific poll is to collect information regarding the reliability of belts commonly used to drive alternators, generators and other essential or non-essential engine driven accessories in...
Forum: Safety 11-15-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 18,459
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I have an AFS 4500 and it has an alarm/alert for...

I have an AFS 4500 and it has an alarm/alert for low voltage. It worked on one occasion when I left my Alt field switch off and flew for about 15 mins in that condition.

It also has a high...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-14-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,174
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Induction Tube Boot Alternative

Michael,

If you have any left, I'd like to buy some for my IO-360. Qty 8

Charlie
Forum: GPS 11-09-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 201,053
Posted By Chkaharyer99
"Steve" from Garmin, another example of great...

"Steve" from Garmin, another example of great customer service. I unfortunately missed Steve's post and didn't update until today. I like getting the emails. Glad Garmin has this service. ...
Forum: GPS 11-09-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 201,053
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Received this email from Garmin. Love this type...

Received this email from Garmin. Love this type of customer service.

Please see the below link to view and/or download the document for information on Service Alert 1761 GPS Position Accuracy
...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-07-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Will the current crank trigger work with the new...

Will the current crank trigger work with the new CPI2? The reason I ask is, my condition inspection is coming due in December and I'd like to add the SDS crank trigger sensors and flywheel magnets...
Forum: ADS-B 11-05-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By Chkaharyer99
The lowest cost compatible solution for traffic...

The lowest cost compatible solution for traffic and weather on a Grand Rapids EFI is Stratux/Raspberry Pi from $94.00 for a DYI to $330.00 for pre-built.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,267
Posted By Chkaharyer99
So glad you're alive to tell your story and no...

So glad you're alive to tell your story and no one got hurt. It takes courage to admit but it's good for souls. Yours and ours.

The conditions in your part of the country are so different then...
Forum: ADS-B 11-04-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Sam has it right. The Grand Rapids EFIS is not...

Sam has it right.

The Grand Rapids EFIS is not a compatible display for the Garmin GTX345 traffic and WX protocol.

Compatible displays include:

G500/G600/G1000, GTN Series, GNS WAAS Series,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,929
Posted By Chkaharyer99
https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/plan-your-eaa-ai...

https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/plan-your-eaa-airventure-trip/services/shipping-services


"SHIPPING SERVICES
For attendees (not exhibitors/vendors)

The United States Postal Office will not have a...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-30-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,817
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Would an EM-5 ECU originally produced for EFII...

Would an EM-5 ECU originally produced for EFII but obtained from a secondary market, say Ebay, work with an SDS LCD Programmer?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,513
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I broke a SkyTec on my RV-8 with IO-360 and Slick...

I broke a SkyTec on my RV-8 with IO-360 and Slick Mags. My timing was good.

After doing some research decided to go with a B&C starter. The quality is impressive and the performance is excellent. ...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-26-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,870
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Have you established a firm price and if so are...

Have you established a firm price and if so are you prepared to share it?
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-24-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,508
Posted By Chkaharyer99
What wig-wag LED controllers are being used...

What wig-wag LED controllers are being used sucessfully with the Baja Squadrons?

Anyone have any experience with the Grote 44030 flasher identified in post #1 by the op?
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-23-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,508
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Kahuna, Would the Whelen LED wig-wag controller...

Kahuna,

Would the Whelen LED wig-wag controller work with the Baja Designs Pro LED lights?
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-22-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,706
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Are there any statistics (data) out there...

Are there any statistics (data) out there indicating a belt driven alternator is any more or less reliable than its gear driven counter part?

For example, take a B&C gear driven 40 amp alternator...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-17-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,977
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Neil,You indicate, "The engine was overhauled at...

Neil,You indicate, "The engine was overhauled at engine shop in Florida to zero time."

Was your engine "overhaul" a result of the problems you described, specifically, "At. 98.2 hours the R mag...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,360
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ok, I re-read. My apologies. Problem discovered...

Ok, I re-read. My apologies. Problem discovered through compression check and issue with light-speed ignition.. monitored by borescope. Got it.

Still one question please. Are you having the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,360
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Scott, Thanks for the thread with photos. Very...

Scott,

Thanks for the thread with photos. Very educational. I was inspired and bought a borescope yesterday. Waiting for it to arrive.

Maybe I missed it, but were there any other signs or...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-13-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,977
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I tried but the SDS CEO was in high demand and...

I tried but the SDS CEO was in high demand and the line was long. Didn't want to be pushy. Besides, he was multi tasking what with all that floor sweeping and such.

I did speak with other SDS...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-12-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 18,977
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Anyone out there running one Pmag and one SDS CPI...

Anyone out there running one Pmag and one SDS CPI EI?

Are these two devices compatible together on one lycoming engine?

If the Pmag failed or misbehaved in flight as described in some posts would...
Forum: Safety 10-10-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 18,459
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thank you for the informative thread and follow...

Thank you for the informative thread and follow ups Kathy. Great example of transparency.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,076
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Impressive presentation.

Impressive presentation.
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