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Forum: Midwest 06-23-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By Jab
RV guys around Chicago

Hi all. I am around Chicago OíHare on business and have Sunday June 24 free and I am trying to see if any RV guys are in the area.i would like to see what some other guys are up to whether building...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By Jab
Todd, the vinyl has adhesive that acpparently...

Todd, the vinyl has adhesive that acpparently increases its adhesion over about a week so itís easy to remove if you place it incorrectly, but cures until it really sticks. Even so, I have not had...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-22-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By Jab
Thanks for all the great feedback, I really...

Thanks for all the great feedback, I really appreciate the helpfulness of the people on this forum. I did get a borescope into the cylinders today and they look fine, the valves looked good too but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By Jab
Todd, how about getting some clear vinyl and...

Todd, how about getting some clear vinyl and covering the legs after painting. The vinyl works well for me.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-21-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By Jab
Thanks for the input gentlemen. Bob - The...

Thanks for the input gentlemen.

Bob - The compressions are 76 to 78 on each cylinder so rings appear to be ok, could you please explain the valve problems you mentioned, trying to figure out where...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-20-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,820
Posted By Jab
O320 oil consumption and fouling

Hi all

I have an RV4 with a carbureted Lycoming O320 A3B and I am having fouling issues despite agressive leaning. I started using TCP additive and it seemed to help but yesterday the engine was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,336
Posted By Jab
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Here is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By Jab
Merry Christmas and safe flying.

Merry Christmas and safe flying.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-23-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,606
Posted By Jab
Hi all I have an O320 in a RV4 and had a fuel...

Hi all

I have an O320 in a RV4 and had a fuel pressure drop in a full power climb, which caused the engine to lose power until I turned the electric pump on and went back to the airport. The engine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 661
Posted By Jab
Thumbs up Thank you everyone

I have only had my RV for just over six months and the amount of good advice I have found on this forum is staggering, itís a resource that has saved me both time and money and I really appreciate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,082
Posted By Jab
Beautiful landing Rusty, thanks for posting those...

Beautiful landing Rusty, thanks for posting those videos. Let me know if you plan to sell those aluminum fairings, I am actually looking for some.

Cheers, Gary
Forum: Florida (Central) 09-13-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Jab
Fuel leak

Hi all

I had one rivet leaking since I got my RV4 but suddenly my right tank has the dreaded blue streaks both inboard and along the rear edge. Is there anyone in the Tampa area who has experience...
Forum: RV-4 08-18-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By Jab
RV4 brake bleeding

Hi all

Just posting this to help anyone else who suffers the miserable fate of needing to bleed their brakes without much prior experience on RV's. There is already a wealth of information on this...
Forum: RV-4 08-13-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Jab
Bill and Dean Thanks for your suggestions, I...

Bill and Dean

Thanks for your suggestions, I will take those into consideration.

Dean, where do I get the extruded hinges from and what size do I ask for? I plan to look at the Skybolt fasteners...
Forum: RV-4 08-10-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Jab
Top cowling rear hinge

Hi all

The curved hinge on the rear of my top cowling has one of the rolled hinge eyes broken out and I want to replace the hinge. I have looked on Vans website but cannot find what I am looking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By Jab
Thank you for the responses gentlemen, I will...

Thank you for the responses gentlemen, I will have to drain the oil to calibrate it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By Jab
I need a favor - dipstick marking

Hi all

I recently bought an RV 4 fitted with an O320 A3B and while the builder marked the oil dipstick, it has old markings too and I want to make sure I am using the correct ones. I will calibrate...
Forum: RV-4 06-11-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 749
Posted By Jab
Need a favor - dipstick

Hi all

I recently bought an RV 4 fitted with an O320 A3B and while the builder marked the oil dipstick, it has old markings too and I want to make sure I am using the correct ones. I will calibrate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,500
Posted By Jab
A very high oil pressure can be just as dangerous...

A very high oil pressure can be just as dangerous as low oil pressure. I have had two engine failures, admittedly turbines, because there was a blockage in the oil return line. This resulted in a...
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-18-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Jab
Thanks again gentlemen. A friend is going to...

Thanks again gentlemen. A friend is going to allow me to share his hangar at TPF which will work for me.

For info for anyone else looking : I went to VDF and I was impressed, great people and they...
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-16-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Jab
Thank you all for the welcome and for your...

Thank you all for the welcome and for your suggestions. I may come up to Zephyrhills this week to look around. This is exactly the kind of information I need so I appreciate you taking the time to...
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-16-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Jab
Hangarage needed around Tampa

Hi all

I am new to the RV scene having only flown a 6A a few times but I have just purchased an RV4 and I am looking for hangarage either at Tampa Executive or Plant City. I will need to do a lot of...
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