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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Jpm757
If it is a factory new Lyc. then it has been run...

If it is a factory new Lyc. then it has been run on the test cell for a period of time. Lycoming rep told me that at Van`s request, they try and give the "Y" engines a little more test cell time. I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-19-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Jpm757
Try using high temp RTV as an adhesive and a...

Try using high temp RTV as an adhesive and a squeege or roller.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Jpm757
I have Van's FWF kit with the included Vetterman...

I have Van's FWF kit with the included Vetterman exhaust and the IO-360M1B horizontal induction and everything fit great.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By Jpm757
If you mount the ADAHARS units towards the top of...

If you mount the ADAHARS units towards the top of the fuselage and you are going with a slider, you will get magnetic interference when the canopy is opened. If the magnetomiters are aligned with the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By Jpm757
Ken, I installed a quick panel in my -7 slider,...

Ken,
I installed a quick panel in my -7 slider, and mounted the dual ADAHARS units piggyback in the center of the rear fuselage just aft of baggage bulkhead. I used 2 aluminum angles bolted to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By Jpm757
The Bluetooth feature on the A20 makes it a home...

The Bluetooth feature on the A20 makes it a home run, paired with my cell phone it works quite well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,513
Posted By Jpm757
DITTO on the steel fittings.

DITTO on the steel fittings.
Forum: International 09-18-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By Jpm757
Grease a couple of palms and stash it in the back...

Grease a couple of palms and stash it in the back of a C-17. As a taxpayer, I have no problem with that.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By Jpm757
How about a .040 doubler?

How about a .040 doubler?
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Jpm757
I had the same problem with my pitch servo, the...

I had the same problem with my pitch servo, the network did not recognize it, therefore calibration not possible. I pinned out the harness, it was good. Turned out to be a bad (new) servo. Dynon has...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,876
Posted By Jpm757
The problem in dealing directly with the FAA is...

The problem in dealing directly with the FAA is that there is no consistency between FSDO's and even inspectors at the same FSDO. I agree that our tax dollars should cover the cost of an inspection,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-11-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By Jpm757
Many shops will cadmium plate the flange during...

Many shops will cadmium plate the flange during recertification. Some sort of corrosion protection is a good idea, possibly a dusting of a good primer. Avoid applying a thick coat of anything that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,876
Posted By Jpm757
The earlier you get the DAR in the loop the...

The earlier you get the DAR in the loop the better. For my last inspection I started the process at least 3 months prior to the actual inspection and everything was in order come inspection day. Once...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-09-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 124,595
Posted By Jpm757
Vlad, Just missed you at The Crick! Had the RV...

Vlad,
Just missed you at The Crick! Had the RV out last night and the Cub out today! When I got back this afternoon I heard stories of an RV with Russian star stopping by. Every Sunday morning...
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,508
Posted By Jpm757
What a great feeling, almost as GREAT as the...

What a great feeling, almost as GREAT as the first flight! Congratulations!
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-31-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By Jpm757
You should be able to extract the pin from the...

You should be able to extract the pin from the bottom while on the gear. Just bend it aft as you slide it out, small vice grips help.You might consider retrofitting the newer fiberglass fairings...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-27-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By Jpm757
Paint will have no effect on the airworthiness of...

Paint will have no effect on the airworthiness of your aircraft. My - 6 was inspected in bare aluminum, and my -7 vinyl wrapped. Obviously weight and balance should be in order, and as previously ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Jpm757
I installed rudder pedal return springs on my -6...

I installed rudder pedal return springs on my -6 & -7, they work well to keep cables taught and pedals centered. The right and left spring tension can also be adjusted to compensate for any needed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,999
Posted By Jpm757
I find it hard to believe you can find a...

I find it hard to believe you can find a "mid-teens" anything that is going to serve your purpose and not going to involve a substantial amount of time and money to be a reliable airworthy training...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,541
Posted By Jpm757
I have been flying with my Dual AFS 5600 setup...

I have been flying with my Dual AFS 5600 setup now for nearly a year and I think it's terrific.
The amount of information available is truly amazing. I cannot see a detriment to SVS whether VFR or...
Forum: Interiors 08-14-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Jpm757
Installed the Sportsman seats and interior kit,...

Installed the Sportsman seats and interior kit, fit like a glove, great bang for the buck.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-30-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By Jpm757
I just slide a micro fiber cloth between the...

I just slide a micro fiber cloth between the spinner and cowlings when removing or installing. Works great, even with the MT 3 blade.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-24-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,759
Posted By Jpm757
I decided to go with manual flaps on my -7, they...

I decided to go with manual flaps on my -7, they work great, simple, light and fast. I used a -6 weldment and modified cabin floor to accept the anchor arm.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,765
Posted By Jpm757
Outstanding! Congratulations.

Outstanding! Congratulations.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By Jpm757
I installed an AFS quick panel in my -7 last...

I installed an AFS quick panel in my -7 last year. PM if you would like to chat.
Forum: Traditional vs. Alternative Powerplants 07-11-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,120
Posted By Jpm757
The RV-10 is a proven airframe, and the Lycoming...

The RV-10 is a proven airframe, and the Lycoming 540 a proven powerplant. Seems like a logical combination to me. I understand that people have been trying to develop alternative power plants for...
Forum: ADS-B 07-11-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,230
Posted By Jpm757
Easy enough to get a mode C readout from ATC to...

Easy enough to get a mode C readout from ATC to confirm your encoder operation.
Forum: RV-4 07-07-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,536
Posted By Jpm757
I recently looked at a -4 for a friend that was...

I recently looked at a -4 for a friend that was originally certified at #1500 gross. Over the course of 15 years the gross weight had arbitrarily been increased to #1600 and then #1700. All of this...
Forum: RV-4 07-07-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,536
Posted By Jpm757
You will need to run the W&B for your particular...

You will need to run the W&B for your particular airplane, pilot weight and fuel load scenarios. Maybe some -4 drivers can give you an estimate, but it will be just that.
Forum: RV-10 07-05-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By Jpm757
Flyboys rents the tool for $100/mo., It worked...

Flyboys rents the tool for $100/mo., It worked great for my cowling installation, even though I didn't have my prop yet due to long MT delivery times. I used the measurements from the MT drawings....
Forum: RV-4 07-03-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Jpm757
Larry, Mine is installed per plans behind #4 cyl....

Larry,
Mine is installed per plans behind #4 cyl. (IO-360 M1B). Ran too cool in winter ops., I couldn't get temps above 150F. I installed Anti-Splat shutter, and was able to get temp up to 180F...
Forum: RV-14 06-28-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By Jpm757
Mine were the same.

Mine were the same.
Forum: RV-10 06-26-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By Jpm757
I agree the owner should be responsible for the...

I agree the owner should be responsible for the repair. But if for some reason you wind up having to do the fix then it is pretty straightforward. I would replace ALL cables while you are at it....
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-21-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By Jpm757
FYI. I used the fuzzy side of Velcro tape on the...

FYI. I used the fuzzy side of Velcro tape on the bottom of the wing skin above the flap. Working great so far (110 hrs.) No scuffs or scratches.
Forum: Northeast 06-20-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,665
Posted By Jpm757
AVOID KTEB like the plague! $7 Avgas, ramp fees,...

AVOID KTEB like the plague! $7 Avgas, ramp fees, tie downs are scarce.
Forum: RV-12 06-20-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By Jpm757
Last time I flew out there in my -6 I took the...

Last time I flew out there in my -6 I took the direct route, just South of KBUF, North shore of Lake Erie, across North central Michigan for a fuel stop. Then if you are adventuresome, jump across...
Forum: Safety 06-19-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,699
Posted By Jpm757
Using your logic, then it would be OK to fuel...

Using your logic, then it would be OK to fuel your plane with known contaminated fuel, sump it, and then hope the filter(s) catch the rest. Please heed the advice given in this forum. Should there be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jpm757
The wings will fit nicely in an 8' pickup bed...

The wings will fit nicely in an 8' pickup bed with proper padding.
Forum: Safety 06-19-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,699
Posted By Jpm757
DON'T fly it! You are just asking for trouble....

DON'T fly it! You are just asking for trouble. The sloshing compound seems to have a finite life, works well for a period of time and then it just starts to come loose. I think you will find the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-18-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,469
Posted By Jpm757
Received mine about 2 weeks ago and it's working...

Received mine about 2 weeks ago and it's working great. If you're using the Skyview Network be sure to do a hardware scan to update the network. I failed to do this on my next flight and got some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By Jpm757
Fuel pressure 18 PSI? Way too high for a...

Fuel pressure 18 PSI? Way too high for a carbuerated engine. You should be running around 5-6 PSI. Sounds like you may have the wrong fuel pump.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,215
Posted By Jpm757
I would ditch the glove box, panel space is...

I would ditch the glove box, panel space is always at a premium, down the road you may wish you had that space. Why not 2 x 10" displays? You can always find a place for your gloves and other stuff.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-15-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Jpm757
If you've ever applied the 3M vinyl, you will...

If you've ever applied the 3M vinyl, you will find that it takes very little heat to make it do what you want. Just a whispy pass with a low heat gun and you can pretty much make it do whatever you...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-15-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Jpm757
3M 1080 vinyl would do the trick nicely. Mask off...

3M 1080 vinyl would do the trick nicely. Mask off the area with razor tape to your liking, stick and peel. Very durable, won't harm the canopy and removable if you change your mind. Worked great on...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-13-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By Jpm757
Dave, My output was also on the bottom, angled...

Dave,
My output was also on the bottom, angled it slightly forward or aft (I don't remember which) and it will clear the cowling just fine.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-13-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,591
Posted By Jpm757
Dave, I installed mine with the fuel inlet on the...

Dave,
I installed mine with the fuel inlet on the left side, fuel line out to spider on right side. This was the only logical installation and matched the supplied fuel lines that came with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Jpm757
Same thing here with my new YIO-360-M1B. Before...

Same thing here with my new YIO-360-M1B. Before installing exhaust, remove all spark plugs and sump plugs, level the engine, pull it through a few times and just let it sit! All of the preservative...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-10-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,400
Posted By Jpm757
It would seem obvious that you are using the...

It would seem obvious that you are using the wrong cowling for your installation. If changing to an O320 cowling is not feasible, then you will need to modify (enlarge) the lower cowling outlet to...
Forum: ADS-B 06-10-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,745
Posted By Jpm757
Indicates loss of data from barometric altitude...

Indicates loss of data from barometric altitude source. Check your static source input. Apparently your GPS altitude data IS working. The performance report compares the 2 sources for altitude...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-08-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,019
Posted By Jpm757
Do yourself a favor and just get new cylinder...

Do yourself a favor and just get new cylinder assemblies, piston and rings. You won't regret it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By Jpm757
I believe the fuel pump should be capable of...

I believe the fuel pump should be capable of providing 150% of max fuel flow at takeoff power, std. day seal level. For my IO-360 I figured max fuel flow to be 18gph (I'm showing about 16.5 gph on...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-07-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By Jpm757
I ran 2 aluminum angles across the longerons...

I ran 2 aluminum angles across the longerons behind the baggage compartment and mounted my dual ADAHARS piggyback with the Dynon dual mount kit. There was minor interference from the shoulder harness...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-06-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,950
Posted By Jpm757
If you are considering this bird you may want to...

If you are considering this bird you may want to do a little research into the engine. Is it a factory IO, or a converted one? The certified IO-320 has become somewhat of a rare engine, with possibly...
Forum: Safety 06-05-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,853
Posted By Jpm757
Checked all of mine today after 110 hrs., found a...

Checked all of mine today after 110 hrs., found a couple of loose ones.
Thanks Vic
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-01-2018, 03:53 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,686
Posted By Jpm757
All the best on your journey. Godspeed!

All the best on your journey. Godspeed!
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-31-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By Jpm757
There is no "standard" for placards in your...

There is no "standard" for placards in your experimental aircraft, however my DAR required that I placard the cockpit appropriately as to allow an "unfamiliar" pilot the ability to safely operate the...
Forum: Propellers 05-29-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,524
Posted By Jpm757
I agree with the above. Somethings moving!

I agree with the above. Somethings moving!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-29-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,231
Posted By Jpm757
I had the same problem on my -6. I installed...

I had the same problem on my -6. I installed rudder return springs on both my -7 and -6 mainly to keep the slack out of the cables. I found that on my -6 that if I used a slightly tighter spring on...
Forum: COMM 05-28-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By Jpm757
I think a belly mount has several advantages,...

I think a belly mount has several advantages, drag, aesthetics and reception. Also should you decide on a Super Tracks installation (which really improves the slider) there is very little room for a...
Forum: COMM 05-22-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Jpm757
Try adjusting the intercom squelch.

Try adjusting the intercom squelch.
Forum: ADS-B 05-22-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,652
Posted By Jpm757
Got a call from Dynon today, they are shipping...

Got a call from Dynon today, they are shipping out my "upgraded" 472 tomorrow. They explained they are shipping out new units in the order that the original 470-472 upgrades were processed.
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jpm757
Use a good pipe thread sealant and torque till...

Use a good pipe thread sealant and torque till it's snug, then just a little more. If you over torque the drain you risk splitting the aluminum flange. You might wait however to do the final...
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