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Forum: RV-14 10-24-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By Avoca1us
Both P909 and P912 connect to Stein's main bus....

Both P909 and P912 connect to Stein's main bus. P909 goes through the ANL fuse and shunt prior to the main bus. You can do it the way you described, but P912 is already in the cockpit.
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By Avoca1us
Should have mentioned I have a 14A, N747MA.

Should have mentioned I have a 14A, N747MA.
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By Avoca1us
I'm based at LHQ. Be glad to take you for a...

I'm based at LHQ. Be glad to take you for a ride.

Mike
Forum: RV-14 07-31-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,200
Posted By Avoca1us
I had the same issue with my plane. I used the...

I had the same issue with my plane. I used the aileron jig for alignment and then rigged the flaps with the ailerons. I've been flying for 3 months with no heavy wing or rudder trim needed. Slow...
Forum: RV-14 07-31-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Avoca1us
The curved section is correct. It's needed to...

The curved section is correct. It's needed to access the rudder attach hardware.
Forum: RV-14 05-28-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Avoca1us
Whatever comes as standard. I didn't get a...

Whatever comes as standard. I didn't get a Thunderbolt. I've already adjusted it 3 flats / notches and it's still very rich.
Forum: RV-14 05-28-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Avoca1us
IO 390 Idle Mixture Adjustment

The adjustment procedure is pretty straightforward, but can anybody chime in on how much they actually turned the adjustment screw (number of notches moved)?
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,013
Posted By Avoca1us
IO 390 Delays

I ordered my engine back in July, with a mid November expected delivery. Got a call from Lycoming in October asking if I would delay delivery. I agreed to a 1 month delay. Called mid December and...
Forum: RV-14 01-14-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By Avoca1us
I think the tape is to ensure a uniform gap...

I think the tape is to ensure a uniform gap around the intersection fairing.

I put gorilla tape on the gear leg itself on top and bottom until the gear leg fairing was a snug fit. I would think that...
Forum: RV-14 01-07-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,956
Posted By Avoca1us
This omission in the tri gear instructions is a...

This omission in the tri gear instructions is a serious one. The battery is grounded to the firewall, and the engine is grounded to the engine mount. The engine mount must be electrically connected...
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,580
Posted By Avoca1us
Since everything is pre punched, there isn't a...

Since everything is pre punched, there isn't a lot I could do about this. Van's said it would be fine. The sides turned out OK, but I had to put shims in between the top of the frame and the...
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,580
Posted By Avoca1us
Canopy Frame Problems

My canopy frame doesn't line up with the roll bar. It sticks out on both sides about 1/8", and is about 1/8" low at the very top. I'm waiting on Van's tech support to get back to me....
Forum: RV-14 01-26-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,179
Posted By Avoca1us
For the slow kit builders, this is easily done in...

For the slow kit builders, this is easily done in section 29. Temporarily bolt the column in place before shimming and measure the angles. Remove the column to file. Took me 5 minutes.
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