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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By TS Flightlines
Highly recommend the class, even if you dont do...

Highly recommend the class, even if you dont do nozzle tuning. Bob and I were in the same class--LOTS of great info.

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-18-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By TS Flightlines
Thats a good idea too. The length of the hose is...

Thats a good idea too. The length of the hose is 22.5 inches, so even though its long, its a straight routing. Possibly there is somewhere Carlos can affix a bracket.

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-17-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve--what I meant was not clamping it directly...

Steve--what I meant was not clamping it directly on the mount, but using 2 adels and possibly a bridge between the 2 as a support hanger. NOT tie wrapping the hose to the mount.

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-16-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hi Carlos, support in the center of the hose is...

Hi Carlos, support in the center of the hose is best. Usually 10-12 inches of run. In your case there isnt a place to attach an adel clamp without making an elaborate bracket. The hose, cooler and...
Forum: RV-12 09-14-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By TS Flightlines
This newer version came as a request from some...

This newer version came as a request from some ariframe manufacturers, utilizing the Rotax fuel block assembly, similar to the RV12. Some, however, dont use the fuel block, but use brass tees and...
Forum: RV-12 09-13-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By TS Flightlines
Marty, that cancellation is for the Rotax OE...

Marty, that cancellation is for the Rotax OE teflon hose, mainly the carb hoses.
Most all the airframe manufacturers provide the other hoses, as all the lengths and configurations are different....
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-10-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By TS Flightlines
AMEN Mark--- Tom

AMEN Mark---

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dennis, our A&P at 3J1 is doing an install on a...

Dennis, our A&P at 3J1 is doing an install on a RV8 now with the trombone exhaust. He put the injectors on the forward pipes, inboard, and below the EGT probes. We'll use 90* hose ends to plumb it...
Forum: RV-12 09-09-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By TS Flightlines
Back in the automotive days, we used to have to...

Back in the automotive days, we used to have to hit them every now and then. But we were on the ground and were stopped, not in the air------

Tom
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By TS Flightlines
Turner---sent you some pics Tom

Turner---sent you some pics

Tom
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Rob---how are you going to get to the ALIR...

Hey Rob---how are you going to get to the ALIR valve to adjust the brake bias? You have along longer arms than I have!
Tom
Forum: RV-12 09-08-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dale---Check to make sure the pump is...

Dale---Check to make sure the pump is electrically grounded---you say you have power to the pump--verified?
If in fact the electrical is correct, pull the pump. Look for some debris, but you'll...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Come to think of it,

Bill has a great idea there. I remember back in the automotive days these little threaded rubber mounts for stuff. McMaster Carr has rubber bumper cushions, threaded and unthreaded, studded and...
Forum: Job Board 09-07-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jim CERTAINLY my friend---anytime! Tom

Jim CERTAINLY my friend---anytime!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Yep we can make some short hoses. The trade off...

Yep we can make some short hoses. The trade off for the short length is that the hose has less flexibility because the stems of the fittings are internal in the hose, and the distance between the 2...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Tom and Bruce, Yep, heat is a consideration....

Tom and Bruce, Yep, heat is a consideration.
We've installed these near the rear baffle; near the servo under the #1 cylinder/sump area on a Rocket, under the #4 cylinder like on the RV14s;
on top...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dan, Tom and Mark---yes the installer changed the...

Dan, Tom and Mark---yes the installer changed the aluminum fitting to steel. On the fitting package we market, all are steel fittings. That customer just bought the 90* fitting, and YES was told to...
Forum: Job Board 09-06-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jim---you and Beata ok? Tom

Jim---you and Beata ok?
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dave---first we all like the cube. For our...

Dave---first we all like the cube. For our information, when EI did the tests on the engines, where did they mount the cube? I'm assuming that running engine tests were done. I guess what I'm asking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Agreed Walt----if they were to give us a...

Agreed Walt----if they were to give us a recommendation we'd make a package for it. That recommendation probably isnt coming anytime soon. So in response to builders requests, we worked on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dave----I think that most builders are using...

Dave----I think that most builders are using 'similar' engine types, like injected Lycomings. Yes differences in sumps, servos and exhausts for these non-certified planes to sometimes create some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By TS Flightlines
Charles, several place have pre-molded silicone...

Charles, several place have pre-molded silicone hoses that will be just fine in your application. IF you were to have some blowby with oil and not vapor, it can deteriorate the hose liner, make it...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-03-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Walt---you going to record this? Tom

Hey Walt---you going to record this?

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mark thats great data to have! Tom

Mark thats great data to have!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Chris---The pic Mark posted is the way we've done...

Chris---The pic Mark posted is the way we've done them for 5 years. AN816-4 (1/8 npt to -4) STEEL or stainless into the flow divider, Industrial 6501-4-4 (90* -4 JIC/AN to 1/4 npt) STEEL or stainless...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By TS Flightlines
AN823-3D as we use -3 hoses and hose ends for the...

AN823-3D as we use -3 hoses and hose ends for the RV14 package. The parking brake valve has NPT threads.
Tom
Forum: RV-14 09-02-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By TS Flightlines
Luc---using a 7T valve in the RV14 'can' be done,...

Luc---using a 7T valve in the RV14 'can' be done, but it will take some creative tube bending to connect the wing tubes to the valve. The 7T with the 90* elbows facing aft are at 45* to the tunnel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Chris, we helped Mark and others with this...

Chris, we helped Mark and others with this install. Its out of the way, and in cooling air. And with it very near the centerline of the case, we felt that vibration would be negligible versus other...
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By TS Flightlines
Tim====that is a great question. I see if I can...

Tim====that is a great question. I see if I can find the answer for you.

Tom
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-28-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,932
Posted By TS Flightlines
Trish, I've bee to Gold Hill a few times. Great...

Trish, I've bee to Gold Hill a few times. Great place! Ron and Mike are awesome guys as I'm sure all the neighbors are. Your story is truly touching. Life happens to all of us----its what you do with...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-26-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,196
Posted By TS Flightlines
Rolls Royce was doing some cost analysis on...

Rolls Royce was doing some cost analysis on them---at least that what they told me at OSH, and found that it was not profitable. They had a detuned 450HP that they were playing with, but scraped the...
Forum: California 08-26-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jeff---certainly there are members that know of...

Jeff---certainly there are members that know of some.

Very glad to hear that Hurricane Lane didnt affect your place in Hawaii!

Tom
Forum: Safety 08-26-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,234
Posted By TS Flightlines
Andy---yes some sole searching is needed to get...

Andy---yes some sole searching is needed to get the answer you are looking for. Whether its a plane, or the family car on the interstate, accidents can happen. I wouldnt base my decision on whether...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-26-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Walt---the 2006X is the cooler use on the...

Hey Walt---the 2006X is the cooler use on the RV14---with a IO390. I havent heard of temp issues on the 14s. Might be a good choice.

Tom
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-26-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,315
Posted By TS Flightlines
Cliff---it saddens me to hear this news. Someone...

Cliff---it saddens me to hear this news. Someone will be getting a nice 10 to finish. I wish you the best my friend.
Tom
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-26-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ryan---dont hold the piece in your hand. Support...

Ryan---dont hold the piece in your hand. Support it on a bench, in a fixture , in a vise, something. IF the unibit 'were' to grab and bind in the hole, it 'could' twist, AND if you didnt have gloves...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By TS Flightlines
Gil is a great guy to have in your backyard!! Tom

Gil is a great guy to have in your backyard!!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By TS Flightlines
Sometimes the 45* angled wrenches---like from...

Sometimes the 45* angled wrenches---like from Northern Tool are great for getting on nuts.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By TS Flightlines
Yep--7/8 Tom

Yep--7/8
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By TS Flightlines
Swagelok is a great fitting for compression...

Swagelok is a great fitting for compression series installations. Pricey, but excellent.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By TS Flightlines
Rich, certainly. IF you are not proficient in TIG...

Rich, certainly. IF you are not proficient in TIG welding, silver brazing works very well. I built ALOT of fittings back in my industrial days.

Tom
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,487
Posted By TS Flightlines
whether aluminum or steel, you NEED a sealant for...

whether aluminum or steel, you NEED a sealant for the NPT thread into the cooler. And, the sealer also acts as an anti-galling lubricant. PTFE is what we use most of the time.

Tom
Forum: Reviews 08-19-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By TS Flightlines
Another endorsement for Synergy Air, West and...

Another endorsement for Synergy Air, West and South. We've worked with Allen on numerous builds in the past, and highly recommend his services. For those of you that were at OSHKOSH, several examples...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By TS Flightlines
"Most" of the forged style adapters are 45* and...

"Most" of the forged style adapters are 45* and 90*, based on the Mil AN822/AN823 configurations. I'm not aware of anyone that makes a forged style 20* or 30* fitting. making them would be a low...
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By TS Flightlines
Quick comment here. Marc's install varies...

Quick comment here. Marc's install varies slightly from some that we previously did. Mainly the repositioning of the brake and fuel lines under the seat, and the use of 45* bulkhead fittings in lieu...
Forum: Reviews 08-18-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,563
Posted By TS Flightlines
Charley, we have clients that do it both ways....

Charley, we have clients that do it both ways. Usually a 12 inch hose from the caliper up to a union and rigid tube to the airframe bulkhead fitting. And the more conventional plans way with a 1...
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By TS Flightlines
Keep up the great work Mark! Tom

Keep up the great work Mark!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve----since you already have stuff coming from...

Steve----since you already have stuff coming from us, you can have them send it here, and I'll put it in the box with your hoses.
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-12-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By TS Flightlines
Stretching a new belt might take a WHILE---so...

Stretching a new belt might take a WHILE---so take the belt off, position the alternator, and see what length NEW belt you will need. Make sure the alternator will clear other things, like the...
Forum: RV-10 08-09-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By TS Flightlines
I'll defer to EI, or Dan Horton, but sounds like...

I'll defer to EI, or Dan Horton, but sounds like an internal wire failure.
Forum: RV-10 08-09-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By TS Flightlines
Reading off scale low, or high, or leaking? Do...

Reading off scale low, or high, or leaking? Do you have fuel flow?
The internal orifice is kinda small---see Dan Horton's autopsy of one. VAF thread on the subject. Generally electrical if it doesnt...
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ari--we havent done any inverted oil systems for...

Ari--we havent done any inverted oil systems for the 14 yet, but similar systems on the 6, 7 & 8 as well as several other experimental models. Plumbing it is no issue.

I would suggest getting...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-07-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mick-- you can move it up alittle from the tri...

Mick-- you can move it up alittle from the tri gear bracket, and fab up 2 rigid tubes to connect the the bulkhead fittings. Will also shorten up the 2 pressure out hoses accordingly.
Most of the...
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,081
Posted By TS Flightlines
Wow Ken ---thats awesome! I know it will be a...

Wow Ken ---thats awesome! I know it will be a great plane.
Tom
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jan---which pump? It is possible that the pump...

Jan---which pump? It is possible that the pump sat for quite a long time, and the motor has bound up. I would remove it from the plane and determine if in fact the pump has seized, or if it was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,473
Posted By TS Flightlines
Well I departed about 930 AM on Wednesday. Had...

Well I departed about 930 AM on Wednesday. Had some pressing things at home to take care of. Blew through Chicago, around Indy, around Cincinnati, long ride to Knoxville, still feeling pretty good,...
Forum: RV-4 07-27-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By TS Flightlines
Larry---we've plumbed alot of inverted tanks for...

Larry---we've plumbed alot of inverted tanks for guys. At the tank we use a long drop 90* hose end that routes through the tank nose bracket and crimps to a teflon hose. At the side skin, we 'either'...
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By TS Flightlines
CHAD----awesome job. Very proud of you and the...

CHAD----awesome job. Very proud of you and the effort!!!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ed, I'm driving to Ridgeland, leaving 'probably'...

Ed, I'm driving to Ridgeland, leaving 'probably' Thursday, back home Friday evening. If that works for you, give me a call. 843-271-2329.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,527
Posted By TS Flightlines
weather for sunday is supposed to be better. Im...

weather for sunday is supposed to be better. Im here now after driving up. MVFR, but should be better later this afternoon. Windy.
BeAdvised if you drive, there is no acess to the show site until...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,671
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jeff, congrats my friend! Awesome job. Still have...

Jeff, congrats my friend! Awesome job.
Still have to find your place in Oahu!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 851
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott-- you 'can' put 2 reservoirs on the...

Scott-- you 'can' put 2 reservoirs on the copilots side and plumb the rest per plans. Filling, bleeding and cleaning the probable mess will require a contortionist.

Tom
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