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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,010
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Stewart Warner Hobbs Pressure Switch 1 PSI...

Stewart Warner Hobbs Pressure Switch 1 PSI Normally Open 2 Terminal - p/n 78628. I did not remove the main tanks for the installation. So I did not use the Bung fitting provided by HW. Instead I...
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Ill give you a real good reason not to leave them...

Ill give you a real good reason not to leave them open unattended.



I had my pilot side door open, stock vans strut, I was in the process of poking my head in to retrieve my ipad when the door...
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,516
Posted By Bill.Peyton
There is no way that I would try to remove the...

There is no way that I would try to remove the wings and tail section outside without proper tools and jigs to hold the wings up while they are removed. It is not easy between the wiring, the fuel...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Hi Lance, and welcome to the adventure. I’m in...

Hi Lance, and welcome to the adventure. I’m in St. Louis at KSUS.
Forum: RV-10 01-12-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,309
Posted By Bill.Peyton
In addition to the 1inch hole, I used chrome...

In addition to the 1inch hole, I used chrome socket head bolts that are just a bit longer so as to protrude from the wheel pant. It makes it easier to get the bogart bar attached without damaging...
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,076
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used a flat piece of stock and 6-#6 screws and...

I used a flat piece of stock and 6-#6 screws and appropriate nutplates. 900 hours and still looking like new.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,091
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Bill, I have a similar setup, just with the 430...

Bill, I have a similar setup, just with the 430 instead of 650. Prior to the MAP I dial in the missed altitude. And set HDG bug to runway heading. At the map I disconnect A/P and pitch up to 500 FPM...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,894
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My r ed cube failed at around 500 hours. Mounted...

My r ed cube failed at around 500 hours. Mounted between servo and spider
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,253
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used Sika 295 on all my 10. I have cracks...

I used Sika 295 on all my 10. I have cracks around the rear windows inspite of using 9 oz. glass around windows. They began after the first 100 degree day. While sika is a great adhesive and used...
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,399
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used the Sika 295 for all windows in my 10. The...

I used the Sika 295 for all windows in my 10. The issue with Sika is that it will expand and contract with heat. I used a single 6 ounce wrap of glass over all the seams. It only took 6 months for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,528
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Do yourself a favor and purchase a B andC...

Do yourself a favor and purchase a B andC alternator and regulator. Yes it will take a little longer to replace due to the external voltage regulator, but it will be worth it!
Forum: ADS-B 12-02-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,775
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Are you sure you have the serial lines connected...

Are you sure you have the serial lines connected properly? TX on 430 to RX on 330?

1. Configure the RS-232 Input on the GTX 330ES connected to the GNS 430W to "Remote"
2. Configure the RS-232...
Forum: ADS-B 12-02-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,775
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Are you receiving gps data on the 430w. Does the...

Are you receiving gps data on the 430w. Does the 430W have the latest software release. If you are seeing the adsb+ option on the serial output, then you have the latest software... Do you have...
Forum: RV-10 11-16-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,170
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Gil, I don't remember the exact gap. Try a...

Gil, I don't remember the exact gap. Try a small piece and shoot for 25% and see what that gives you. I remember making a gap tool, I just don't remember the number...
Forum: RV-10 11-15-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,170
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I ended up with around a 25% compression. The...

I ended up with around a 25% compression. The seal works fine with only that amount. I have been flying for 6 years and 900 hours and the seals still look new. You will never get the doors to close...
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I would mount the position sensor inside where it...

I would mount the position sensor inside where it will not get wet. Here is how I did it. I set my G3X to stop at 0, 15, and 30 degrees. When retracted the flaps are at approx. -3 degrees in...
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I will take a look tomorrow

I will take a look tomorrow
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By Bill.Peyton
[url=https://flic.kr/p/XvrCD2]https://farm5.static...

[url=https://flic.kr/p/XvrCD2]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4413/36432801675_4ed6a55dd0_c.jpg
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-16-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By Bill.Peyton
You can purchase the red wires direct from...

You can purchase the red wires direct from Magnecore. Like I said in an earlier post, they eliminated 90% of the noise. When you install the EI system, you need to keep the wires separated in wire...
Forum: RV-10 10-13-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Check with Aerosport products. The just came out...

Check with Aerosport products. The just came out with a new product for this
Forum: RV-10 10-13-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By Bill.Peyton
SB 16-03-28 Rear Spar Cracking

I am performing my condition inspection and just curious if anyone thus far, has found any issues of Cracking that is shown in the Service Bulletin 16-03-28. I have not seen any issues.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,010
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I just installed the hotel whisky Er tanks in my...

I just installed the hotel whisky Er tanks in my completed 10. I did so without removing the main tanks. It was not an easy task, but it can be done. I have used them now on several trips. I...
Forum: RV-10 09-24-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By Bill.Peyton
253.5Ē from bottom of vs spar to prop flange and...

253.5Ē from bottom of vs spar to prop flange and 41.25 from firewall to prop flange
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,221
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I sent you a pm

I sent you a pm
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I can't see how the two horns ended up a...

I can't see how the two horns ended up a different vertical height.

The issue is going to be that when you tighten the bolt and the holes get pulled into alignment vertically, does it pull the...
Forum: RV-10 09-20-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I think Vans will tell you that the countersunk...

I think Vans will tell you that the countersunk holes will be just fine. The below was shamelessly stolen from an old post.


Excerpt from Vans FAQ:

"For AD3 rivets, .032 is the minimum allowable...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-13-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My kit came with the blue solid core wires which...

My kit came with the blue solid core wires which weíre extremely noisy in the 10. Only the radio connected to the upper antenna had the issue. The cabin in the 10 is composite and did not block the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-13-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The g3x IM specifies a UMA 1B3-2.5R. RTD for oil...

The g3x IM specifies a UMA 1B3-2.5R. RTD for oil temp. Where do you see the vdo part specified?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-13-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I had this same issue with my electro air...

I had this same issue with my electro air installation. Electro air can supply you with suppression ignition wires. The same wire they use on certified installations. The new wires took care of 90...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-06-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Dan, Thanks for posting the feedback. Bill

Dan,
Thanks for posting the feedback.
Bill
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I did what Carl did and 850hrs later they still...

I did what Carl did and 850hrs later they still look good. I can tell you that the first few times it took a drill to spin the pin into the hinges.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-31-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I have personally know of two contractor...

I have personally know of two contractor failures, mine being one of them. Mine failed on the ground. I dissected and found the failure mode to be pitted contacts. I have two batteries, two busses...
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Congrats Bill!

Congrats Bill!
Forum: RV-10 08-25-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By Bill.Peyton
If you have not purchased the FF kit with the...

If you have not purchased the FF kit with the alternator, do yourself a favor and purchase the B&C 60 amp alternator and the external regulator.
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Doing so would compromise the performance of your...

Doing so would compromise the performance of your transponder. The quarter wave stub vertical antenna you are using should be mounted perpendicular to the ground plane. A sufficient ground plane...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-05-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Sorry, I have the 6 cylinder version....

Sorry, I have the 6 cylinder version....
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-05-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I also have the MTH. I assume you have tried...

I also have the MTH. I assume you have tried reseating the connectors. Also. I recall there is a mod to the mth to modify the washer that holds down The rotating gear assembly. You might look up...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-05-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I too have the electro air system. I have 200...

I too have the electro air system. I have 200 hours or so on it at this point. I would be interested to hear what the final analysis shows. Are you using the mag hole pickup or the flywheel timing...
Forum: RV-10 07-25-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,935
Posted By Bill.Peyton
A big thanks to Aerosport Products and Stein Air...

A big thanks to Aerosport Products and Stein Air for sponsoring this event this year and to Bob Condrey for putting everything together, and to all the volunteers who helped him.
Forum: RV-10 07-24-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Itís pretty filled up. Youíll have a hard time...

Itís pretty filled up. Youíll have a hard time getting zanywhere close
Forum: RV-10 07-11-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Itís been too long for me to remember, but when...

Itís been too long for me to remember, but when in doubt, read ahead. You may find the answer there
Forum: RV-10 07-07-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,272
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Mine lasted 4 years and 600 hours in that...

Mine lasted 4 years and 600 hours in that location mounted to the front of the oil sump with no insulation
Forum: RV-10 06-28-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,444
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Jane and Bill Peyton will be attending!

Jane and Bill Peyton will be attending!
Forum: RV-10 06-26-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The trim tabs do not move Symmetrically. What...

The trim tabs do not move Symmetrically. What you are seeing is correct. There is an alignment procedure called out in the build plans. Do a search on this forum for Tim Olsonís alignment...
Forum: RV-10 06-18-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Socket head hex screws and an electric...

Socket head hex screws and an electric screwdriver takes less than 5 minutes to remove lower cover and 10 minutes to install.
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Get rid of that PP alternator and you will never...

Get rid of that PP alternator and you will never look back!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,159
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My wife and I have tried both the Clarity and...

My wife and I have tried both the Clarity and Halo's. Neither come close to the noise cancelling of the Bose A20's, which is what I am using now. The microphone audio on the Halo's was terrible...
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By Bill.Peyton
If u have a G3X gea24 you need to disable the...

If u have a G3X gea24 you need to disable the speed sensitivity in the VPX as shown in the vpx manual
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By Bill.Peyton
It really doesn’t matter whether it’s an inch or...

It really doesn’t matter whether it’s an inch or half inch. The frame needs to be trimmed until it is parallel to the mating surface of the door. Then the parallel surface needs to be extended to...
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Larry, The lip of the cabin cover is cut off to...

Larry,
The lip of the cabin cover is cut off to the point that it is parallel to the surface of the door. You will be cutting most of the lip off. You then build it back up to accommodate the mmc...
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,904
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I struggle at times in the summer heat with CHTs...

I struggle at times in the summer heat with CHTs that will hit 400 in the climb if I donít reduce power and keep the airspeed up to 125. Most recently I made a mod to the heating system which helped...
Forum: RV-10 05-24-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,279
Posted By Bill.Peyton
ACS adhesive backed...

ACS adhesive backed insulation



https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4376/35597784014_142f9cbe1c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WeDWYN)photo 1 (https://flic.kr/p/WeDWYN) by Bill Peyton...
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used large washers behind the firewall and...

I used large washers behind the firewall and fabricated an additional bracket. I was not happy with the just attaching it at the bottom with the firewall being so...
Forum: RV-10 04-22-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Assemble everything and make sure you are happy...

Assemble everything and make sure you are happy with the total door operation, then disassemble it and paint.
Forum: RV-10 04-18-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Rich, There is a procedure to cal the FF cube. ...

Rich,
There is a procedure to cal the FF cube. Itís an iterative process. Refer to chapter 34 158
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 124,119
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Without pictures it didnít happen!

Without pictures it didnít happen!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 124,119
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I Think I Win!

St. Louis to Ft. Myers 3:51!
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/795/39720254330_380db20d9b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23vWFMd)5B542F6A-01E3-4AB7-9563-85547A001913 (https://flic.kr/p/23vWFMd) by Bill Peyton...
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I just realized that I posted the photos of my...

I just realized that I posted the photos of my old alternator, which was the Plane Power. That has now been replaced with the Band C after the PP failed. The B&C is essentially the same form...
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My alternator is mounted directly to the vp pad...

My alternator is mounted directly to the vp pad without spacers.
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Here are a couple of photos of the installation...

Here are a couple of photos of the installation in my RV10 using the smaller 40A alternator


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4381/36264089842_99bbb76f8c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XfwWuj)IMG_0092...
Forum: RV-10 04-09-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,723
Posted By Bill.Peyton
What you are seeing is perfectly normal for an...

What you are seeing is perfectly normal for an engine with only the few hours you have on it. Do as Dan describes and fix the rear baffle behind #5 and it will come down. Adjust the front air dams...
Forum: RV-10 03-26-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I was able to use my borescope without taking...

I was able to use my borescope without taking anything apart or cutting any material.
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