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Forum: RV-6/6A 10-01-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By jabarr
I took my commercial check ride in a Colemill...

I took my commercial check ride in a Colemill 310. If done as rocketman describes, it is a very dangerous maneuver if an engine fails as the extreme pitch angle and slow speed would certainly lead...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By jabarr
I tried many different greases on my tailwheel—...

I tried many different greases on my tailwheel— most all were very short term fixes. Finally tried Lubriplate 630 AA grease. Lasts MUCH longer than anything else I’ve tried. Now I relube it every...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-11-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By jabarr
ANY paint/ coating is not a good idea. Results...

ANY paint/ coating is not a good idea. Results will be similar to sealants on a cylinder flange. Don’t do it!
Forum: Southeast 08-29-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,800
Posted By jabarr
For all planning on Triple Tree—— PLEASE study...

For all planning on Triple Tree—— PLEASE study the arrival procedures on the TT website prior to arrival. Enjoy the fly in!! There’s nothing like Triple Tree!!
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-28-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,322
Posted By jabarr
http://i66.tinypic.com/15gozz5.jpg Just an...

http://i66.tinypic.com/15gozz5.jpg


Just an observation— that sure looks like a lot of unsupported line to be as important as it is. Sure looks like a huge failure potential.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-22-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,711
Posted By jabarr
It just flat out doesn’t work that way!!!! Where...

It just flat out doesn’t work that way!!!! Where do you come up with this?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-13-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,211
Posted By jabarr
Could well be a sticking valve but don't assume...

Could well be a sticking valve but don't assume the plugs are good just because they're new.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By jabarr
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/ther...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/thermocouplesbayonet.php?clickkey=99146
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,520
Posted By jabarr
Amen Bob!!! Mr Busch gets a bit carried away with...

Amen Bob!!! Mr Busch gets a bit carried away with so many of his articles.
Forum: Safety 06-24-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,319
Posted By jabarr
It was 7A. Engine quit. Thankfully both OK.

It was 7A. Engine quit. Thankfully both OK.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By jabarr
Not sure if you're asking what fitting the blue...

Not sure if you're asking what fitting the blue one is, or what goes on that fitting? It could be a -3 or -4 flare (hard to tell from the pic). The end that same fitting that screws into the pump...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By jabarr
Correct— the wave washer should not be tightened...

Correct— the wave washer should not be tightened until flat!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-27-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By jabarr
Factory max fuel flow numbers are only for full...

Factory max fuel flow numbers are only for full power/ redline RPM (as stated above). You will not achieve full power/rpm with the fixed pitch prop on takeoff therefore fuel flow numbers will be...
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,287
Posted By jabarr
The prop can only be installed 2 ways. They are...

The prop can only be installed 2 ways. They are 180 degrees apart. Look at the bushing lengths and recesses in prop hub.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-23-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By jabarr
I agree that 100 psi sounds high. I'm betting...

I agree that 100 psi sounds high. I'm betting Larry has it right that there is a very small piece of trash under the relief valve check ball.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-22-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,330
Posted By jabarr
Really? Every carbed RV I know of has a...

Really? Every carbed RV I know of has a gascolator. All running with no issues. Our airport has more than 40 RVs and many are good running carbed models— all running gascolators—- mine included.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By jabarr
AND check fuel flow rate and check fuel system...

AND check fuel flow rate and check fuel system for leaks with boost pump on and mixture at cutoff.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By jabarr
Good answer!

Good answer!
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By jabarr
Why reinvent the wheel? What’s wrong with the...

Why reinvent the wheel? What’s wrong with the Mil 22759 wire?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-18-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,218
Posted By jabarr
If the brakes got that hot, it would be prudent...

If the brakes got that hot, it would be prudent to replace the caliper o-ring. It’s talking to you anyway by trying to leak upon assembly.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-14-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By jabarr
Due to the inactivity, I’d be concerned about the...

Due to the inactivity, I’d be concerned about the possibility of cam lobe damage from corrosion. You may detect it by comparing valve lifts between cylinders.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-11-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,560
Posted By jabarr
Now for the mag issue!!!???

Now for the mag issue!!!???
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-04-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,560
Posted By jabarr
You need to have the mag timing checked. No drop...

You need to have the mag timing checked. No drop is not good.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-04-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,560
Posted By jabarr
Resistance is not normal. There is no tie...

Resistance is not normal. There is no tie between brakes and ailerons. Suggest you investigate before further flight.
What type ignition are you running? If 2 electronic ignitions, very little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,473
Posted By jabarr
Congrats Jerry! That’s a keg!!!

Congrats Jerry! That’s a keg!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By jabarr
If pin was inserted and the mag or engine was...

If pin was inserted and the mag or engine was moved, remove the mag and inspect for damage immediately. Pin is only for initial orientation. Points should just open at 25 degrees (or whatever your...
Forum: Propellers 04-22-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By jabarr
Any recommendations on shops to do MT gov work?

Any recommendations on shops to do MT gov work?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By jabarr
BUT, you must remain within CG for the entire...

BUT, you must remain within CG for the entire flight!! Van’s design gross weight is 1800 lbs. If during a flight, your CG will be out of limits, you must adjust loading accordingly for each flight....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,506
Posted By jabarr
What is the issue you are experiencing??

What is the issue you are experiencing??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,754
Posted By jabarr
Www.switchboxcontrol.com

Www.switchboxcontrol.com
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-12-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By jabarr
My Cleveland brakes do not require 2 different...

My Cleveland brakes do not require 2 different rivet lengths. Maybe that’s a Matco thing???
Forum: Texas (North) 03-19-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By jabarr
Contact a local EAA tech counselor. That’s what...

Contact a local EAA tech counselor. That’s what they’re...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-15-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,456
Posted By jabarr
Whether the limit is an engine limit or prop...

Whether the limit is an engine limit or prop limit is not the point. The title says "Max continuous RPM". You cannot ignore the prop limitation.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-15-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,456
Posted By jabarr
It all depends on which prop you are operating-...

It all depends on which prop you are operating- for example the Hartzell 7496 blades used on an O-360-A1A should only use 2700 rpm for takeoff and reduce to 2600 rpm afterwards. I believe this is...
Forum: Southeast 02-26-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By jabarr
Use Sheltair. Great service— not sure about...

Use Sheltair. Great service— not sure about hangar.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-17-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By jabarr
Did the engine ever run right since the overhaul?...

Did the engine ever run right since the overhaul? Dry tappet clearances all correct? Does sound like an intake leak though.
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By jabarr
Most always caused by running too low on the tire...

Most always caused by running too low on the tire pressure.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By jabarr
2 different companies.

2 different companies.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-06-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By jabarr
You should start with no front air dams then add...

You should start with no front air dams then add as required to balance temps.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-03-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,296
Posted By jabarr
Yeah, he’s kind of full of himself but there is...

Yeah, he’s kind of full of himself but there is some useful info.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-03-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,296
Posted By jabarr
This is the most comprehensive study I’ve come...

This is the most comprehensive study I’ve come across. Although only one aircraft oil was included, it is quite educational covering all aspects of oil technology. Very interesting about the temps...
Forum: RV-10 12-20-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,981
Posted By jabarr
Please read Dans post above— none of these...

Please read Dans post above— none of these comments address Scott’s simple request.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-08-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By jabarr
Just run down to Spruce and pick one up—it’s only...

Just run down to Spruce and pick one up—it’s only $6006.00! Ouch!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-04-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,331
Posted By jabarr
That was my inspiration. I changed it up a bit...

That was my inspiration. I changed it up a bit with different wing treatment and subdued checkerboards.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-19-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,960
Posted By jabarr
Intake gaskets, Lycoming SB 388B, pmag...

Intake gaskets, Lycoming SB 388B, pmag removal/bearing inspection.
Forum: RV-10 10-01-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By jabarr
https://www.lycoming.com/sites/default/files/Fuel%...

https://www.lycoming.com/sites/default/files/Fuel%20Line%20and%20Support%20Clamp%20Inspection%20and%20Installation.pdf
Forum: Southeast 09-24-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,419
Posted By jabarr
Unfortunately, the mfg apparently has no interest...

Unfortunately, the mfg apparently has no interest in even looking at the pieces. They were contacted several times about the failure and the only response was that they would offer another engine at...
Forum: Southeast 09-08-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,419
Posted By jabarr
New ECI IO-371 engine with less than 500 hours. ...

New ECI IO-371 engine with less than 500 hours. Crankshaft is in 2 pieces and one counterweight is no longer attached to it. Either the crank broke first or the counterweight flange on the crank...
Forum: Southeast 09-06-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,419
Posted By jabarr
I hear that the ECI response was less than...

I hear that the ECI response was less than stellar. Very disappointing!!!
Forum: RV-12 08-31-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 29,288
Posted By jabarr
Sure looks like a crack above the axle as well.

Sure looks like a crack above the axle as well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,278
Posted By jabarr
I hope everyone flying in will read and adhere to...

I hope everyone flying in will read and adhere to the published arrival procedure!!!
Forum: RV-12 08-16-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By jabarr
Do you have a battery charger hooked up?

Do you have a battery charger hooked up?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-28-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By jabarr
The parts book I have says they are the same on...

The parts book I have says they are the same on -j models.
https://www.lycoming.com/sites/default/files/IO-540-J-K-M-N-P-R%20Parts%20Catalog%20PC-215-2.pdf#page67
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-11-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By jabarr
The nuts are 5/16 x 18. The table above is not...

The nuts are 5/16 x 18. The table above is not for the mounting nuts. Overhaul manual lists the torque at 204 in/lbs.
http://www.expaircraft.com/PDF/Lycoming-OH-Manual.pdf
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By jabarr
I'm betting there's a very small piece of debris...

I'm betting there's a very small piece of debris on the pressure relief valve ball or seat. Seen it many times. It will have your exact symptoms.
Forum: RV-12 06-05-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,431
Posted By jabarr
Did you purge the oil system after changing the...

Did you purge the oil system after changing the hoses? Good chance there's nothing wrong with the sender if the system was not purged per the manual.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,465
Posted By jabarr
Way to go Jerry!! See what hangaring in the same...

Way to go Jerry!! See what hangaring in the same hangar as me will do for you!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By jabarr
Www.Switchboxcontrol.com No wifi needed

Www.Switchboxcontrol.com
No wifi needed
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-21-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,682
Posted By jabarr
Are you sure it's aluminum? Most of those blocks...

Are you sure it's aluminum? Most of those blocks are steel I thought. Hopefully a magnet on a string will get it.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-04-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,738
Posted By jabarr
Coming up on my sixth year with the Odyssey. ...

Coming up on my sixth year with the Odyssey. Many on our field have equally impressive results. Do you, by chance, keep it on a tender? They don't seem to like that.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By jabarr
Classic Aero Designs--- can't go wrong.

Classic Aero Designs--- can't go wrong.
Forum: RV-10 02-08-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,136
Posted By jabarr
http://wiki.velocityoba.com/images/d/d0/IO-540_Typ...

http://wiki.velocityoba.com/images/d/d0/IO-540_Type_certificate1E4.pdf
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