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Forum: RV-4 11-03-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,949
Posted By PGLong
Unhappy Running Cool...

I ran cool also in my -4. My fix was to add Van's cable controlled shutter over the oil cooler. Could run completely closed except for very warm days or lots of hard climbs. Was finally able to get...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-23-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,311
Posted By PGLong
OK, Most of the discussion revolves around Slicks...

OK, Most of the discussion revolves around Slicks but what do I do if I have Bendix mags? I don't think I want to get involved puchasing necessary manuals / tools etc, but would like to send them to...
Forum: RV-4 10-23-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,775
Posted By PGLong
I installed an ADI Pilot II to my RV-4 last fall....

I installed an ADI Pilot II to my RV-4 last fall. Both servos are mounted in the fuselage. The aileron servo was mounted under the front pilot seat, my right cheek to be exact, just a few inches...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-16-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By PGLong
Starter wanted

A friend of mine is searching for a starter for his project. Think he said it was for a GO-430 Lycoming. He needs a serviceable Bendix 397-4-B starter. Any one help on this one?
Forum: RV-4 07-05-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,664
Posted By PGLong
Landing an RV-4 with a rear seat passenger

Help.......I have an RV-4 and am experiencing landing problems with a rear seater present. I installed a Landoll Harmonic Balancer and according to weight and balance, should be able to tote a 225...
Forum: RV-4 03-07-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,779
Posted By PGLong
I'm equiped almost as your are. 0-320, Catto 3...

I'm equiped almost as your are. 0-320, Catto 3 blade, balancer, short legs, no vacuum system, autopilot, paint and we are at "972" lbs. (note weight correction)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-19-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,541
Posted By PGLong
USA: Michigan

Try Mackinaw Island (MCD) for a great get away for a day or weekend. No autos on this island, just horse drawn carriages. Airport is 2 miles from the city. Landing fee. Call the airport and have the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-21-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By PGLong
Vacuum Pump Removal

I'm removing my vacuum system because I installed a Tru Trak ADI Pilot II. After struggling with the lower left nut, I finally got the vacuum pump off. Then, I just installed a cap and gasket in its...
Forum: RV-4 01-27-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 239,863
Posted By PGLong
My RV 4 with 75 hours as of December '05

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Forum: RV-4 11-30-2005, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,137
Posted By PGLong
Props for RV4

I'm extremely happy with my Catto. Best $1,650 I've spent. I run a 160HP, 0-320-B2A and am using Craig's three bladed 66 inch diameter and 72 inch pitch. Craig said this should give you about 195 to...
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