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Forum: RV-7/7A 03-16-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By BillL
Setting Aileron Position using Tooling Holes

I set my aileron using the tooling holes in the rib aft of spar. The ailerons were off. I went through resetting them based on in flight and matching to the flaps. Vans tech whacked my pee-pee and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-07-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 95,304
Posted By BillL
Wing Install - RV-7 Spar bolts

DWG 11 clearly shows that the lower bolts have washers under the aft heads, and upper bolts get a washer under the nut on the forward side. But - the lower bolts have a gusset under the nuts....
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-07-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By BillL
Newbies, print and attach this to your...

Newbies, print and attach this to your instructions. I learned not to trust the drawings from this.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-04-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 95,304
Posted By BillL
FWF - OP22

Not a gotcha, but a note when assembling the mixture arm assembly. The arm has a bushing that comes "installed". It is supposed to become captured with the clamp bolt. Mine was pressed in and when...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-13-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 137
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Posted By BillL
Good Luck, you know that the 1/2" on each end...

Good Luck, you know that the 1/2" on each end really does the work, and if the bore, or bushing, is not straight it will bind. Check each end by inserting the bush just 1/2". If that helps, then you...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-12-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 137
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Posted By BillL
These bushings in the stick are problematic. The...

These bushings in the stick are problematic. The tube welded to the stick gets distorted slightly, then the tube is DRILLED, and it is typically no longer round. I have two sticks to prove it. You...
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