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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-17-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By Azjulian
One thing I always do at the same time as I...

One thing I always do at the same time as I change my engine oil is clean the pistons on the carbs and put a small amount of 3in1 oil on them. I do this because I have noticed that the pistons can...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-03-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Azjulian
You could try using an extend reach plier. ...

You could try using an extend reach plier. https://www.harborfreight.com/13-in-Long-Reach-Compound-Joint-Pliers-64108.html And reach through the tail one from the rear
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-22-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,754
Posted By Azjulian
If you are wrapping an RV12 as I did, the tool...

If you are wrapping an RV12 as I did, the tool you need to buy before anything else is a rollepro, it makes forming the wrap over the rivets childís play.

I have had so many comments about my wrap,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-21-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,590
Posted By Azjulian
On your horizon issue, I would rerun in the...

On your horizon issue, I would rerun in the configuration screens

1. The pitch / roll offset procedure
2. Also do the engine run up vibration test

Did you use the correct bracket for the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By Azjulian
I use lithium grease and ball link pliers (remote...

I use lithium grease and ball link pliers (remote control) have a really nice ridge in them to hold control rods they are great for applying force to install the hinge pins
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-09-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By Azjulian
Thanks for sharing. Was this the first engine...

Thanks for sharing.

Was this the first engine run ?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,370
Posted By Azjulian
Could you post a picture with the stock alongside...

Could you post a picture with the stock alongside a tape measure so we can recreate it ?
Forum: Safety 02-17-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,499
Posted By Azjulian
I disagree with John and I only repost because I...

I disagree with John and I only repost because I don’t want you to chase your tail trying to resolve the issue and fiddling with floats etc. the floats will impact the idle circuit, sinking floats...
Forum: Safety 02-17-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,499
Posted By Azjulian
This is mostly likely an indication that your...

This is mostly likely an indication that your carbs went out of sync at that point, given that one carb stayed at expected EGT I would say itís safe to say that you donít have a fuel system to the...
Forum: RV-14 02-16-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 96,501
Posted By Azjulian
Congratulations ! Which airport are you based...

Congratulations !

Which airport are you based out of ? Iím over at FFZ (Falcon field)
Forum: Safety 02-13-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,499
Posted By Azjulian
I had a very similar issue happen to me in my...

I had a very similar issue happen to me in my RV12, engine went from full power to partial as I was in climb out.

I took the bottom of my carbs apart air cleaned everything out, swapped out all my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-28-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,400
Posted By Azjulian
Do you have play in your wing spar pin bushings...

Do you have play in your wing spar pin bushings as well ? Is it passing the test with the tool you get with the kit ?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-23-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,067
Posted By Azjulian
Have you performed the fuel volume test in the...

Have you performed the fuel volume test in the production acceptance procedure ? I have seen this fail due to a blockage and the plane displayed the symptoms you have.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-23-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By Azjulian
For someone reading this looking at getting epoxy...

For someone reading this looking at getting epoxy etc

West marine stores are all over and stock the west system which comes with dispensers that takes all the guess work out. Any marine supply is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-07-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,472
Posted By Azjulian
Yes as they are preventative and strengthen the...

Yes as they are preventative and strengthen the AST and the stabilator assembly
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-07-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,472
Posted By Azjulian
That was the reason I waited to install mine...

That was the reason I waited to install mine until annual.

As a previous poster mentioned itís a very good system. You have the visual reference and if you setup according to the manual from Garmin...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,124
Posted By Azjulian
That is really interesting (Scottís data...

That is really interesting (Scottís data point)

One thing that I have seen that I believe is the cause of a lot of peopleís ďpower loss on climb outĒ issues is the carbs going out of sync. These...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-13-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,178
Posted By Azjulian
The climb out sounds normal, except I don't...

The climb out sounds normal, except I don't notice a significant yaw, but stall does not sound normal.... if you center the ball with the rudder, take your hands off the control stick does the plane...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,708
Posted By Azjulian
5500rpm is the max continuous rpm of the engine...

5500rpm is the max continuous rpm of the engine
5800rpm is the rpm they call ďtake off rpmĒ and they indicate a limitation of 5 mins at that
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-03-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,666
Posted By Azjulian
also check that both of the carb pistons slide...

also check that both of the carb pistons slide without friction. I have cleaned and lubricated mine which has eliminated the type of difference in EGTs that you are seeing (ie one of them was...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-30-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By Azjulian
I just saw IS so presume you have a fuel injected...

I just saw IS so presume you have a fuel injected engine ignore my carb balance point but I would check that both prop blades are at the same angle and that the prop is balanced
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-30-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By Azjulian
Have you checked the balance of your carbs as...

Have you checked the balance of your carbs as well as got a dynamic balance of your prop ? I suspect that the issue you are experiencing may be vibration induced and I would want to attack the source...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-28-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,199
Posted By Azjulian
I looked at this and either my brain isnít...

I looked at this and either my brain isnít working properly today or itís incomplete... it refers to itself at the bottom and a section 1.2 which isnít present. It also doesnít indicate what number...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-09-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By Azjulian
Hands off the stick a properly trimmed out RV12...

Hands off the stick a properly trimmed out RV12 will fly straight and level. If you have any roll tendency this will result in the issue you describe, spend some time correcting a heavy wing if you...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-07-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,326
Posted By Azjulian
One thing that would help you diagnose if this is...

One thing that would help you diagnose if this is an ignition issue would be to use a probe on the ignition wires in turn and look at the waveform on a scope. You could either use a laptop as a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-03-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By Azjulian
If you look up this manual and the section...

If you look up this manual and the section

Rotax 912/914 Heavy Maintenance Manual section 74 paragraph 3.12:

There are a set of resistance tests that you can perform to test the stator, the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-13-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,357
Posted By Azjulian
I presume that if you switch to mobile 1 as itís...

I presume that if you switch to mobile 1 as itís fully synthetic it would not suspend lead and so you couldnít running avgas at all. Iím guessing that is part of the trade off that rotax is making,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-04-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 930
Posted By Azjulian
Hey Rich - I sent you a link for a legacy rotax...

Hey Rich - I sent you a link for a legacy rotax manual, which has a diagram of the fittings and if Iím correct in the fitting you mention it has a torque of 26 ft lbs and loctite 243.

Have you tried...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,357
Posted By Azjulian
If you have noticed a lot of metal on the...

If you have noticed a lot of metal on the magnetic plug and you have vibration problems I would identify their source before this causes premature wear in other parts of the engine. If you suspect...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,163
Posted By Azjulian
Personally I find it easier and safer to follow...

Personally I find it easier and safer to follow the manufacturers recommendations. I use the oil they specify, I service at the frequency they specify, I set the engine in this case up in the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-20-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By Azjulian
Yes, there is a document called ďproduction...

Yes, there is a document called ďproduction acceptance proceduresĒ itís in the download section for the RV12 on the vans website
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-20-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,549
Posted By Azjulian
Same here I just turned the screws in sealant for...

Same here I just turned the screws in sealant for a thin layer on the thread. Such a tiny amount that itís very unlikely any would break off as you describe.

Also the fuel pickup on the bottom has...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-27-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By Azjulian
I had this happen early on (20 ish hours) I...

I had this happen early on (20 ish hours) I re-crimped both prove leads and itís been solid since
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,437
Posted By Azjulian
Steve - this is really nice work. Which radio...

Steve - this is really nice work. Which radio are you integrating with that solution ? I wondered if you have considered linking in a software defined radio solution, Iíve been looking at that and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,116
Posted By Azjulian
Thanks for posting those pictures I was curious...

Thanks for posting those pictures I was curious about the size of the pumps etc for the injection engine.

Great job on the lines that looks super clean !

Iím not sure why the negative comments...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-11-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,451
Posted By Azjulian
And are you located at Glendale ? More than happy...

And are you located at Glendale ? More than happy to take a look for you, we can run through the initial engine linkages and carb setup and return everything back to manual spec to start with.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-26-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By Azjulian
Did you take any stats before and after fitting...

Did you take any stats before and after fitting those ? I wonder what kind of impact they have to cruise speed
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-06-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,839
Posted By Azjulian
I did mine solo for the SB and used a table and...

I did mine solo for the SB and used a table and the cleveland tool once you have it aligned its not a tough job
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-16-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,684
Posted By Azjulian
I suspect that those leaks were related to...

I suspect that those leaks were related to contaminants being present on the threads, I thoroughly degreased mine and have had zero problems.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-16-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,321
Posted By Azjulian
The scary thing in this case is that the debris...

The scary thing in this case is that the debris wasn’t in the hose it was in the coupling from the hose fitting to the pump, so flushing the hose didn’t clear it
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-15-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,321
Posted By Azjulian
before you do anymore swapping out you really...

before you do anymore swapping out you really need to put a mechanical pressure gauge on there to validate what you are seeing from the digital.

On the Rv12 a friend asked me to look at they had...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-07-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,957
Posted By Azjulian
got the rv12 set from Cleveland, they have it as...

got the rv12 set from Cleveland, they have it as a spreadsheet that you can customize if you already have tools or need others. Plus they are the nicest people to deal with, family owned...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-02-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,272
Posted By Azjulian
I think it really depends on the type of flying...

I think it really depends on the type of flying experience you have, I participated in mine as I used the FAAs rule that allowed two to be present during first flight. The friend I had with me had a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-11-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,405
Posted By Azjulian
what are your EGTs ? and what do you spark plugs...

what are your EGTs ? and what do you spark plugs look like ? Just interested in if your mixture is rich.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-15-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By Azjulian
Works exactly as Scott posted. I calibrated it...

Works exactly as Scott posted. I calibrated it based on a cross country flight and get very accurate results.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-26-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,093
Posted By Azjulian
Everything John said + remove the seats and the...

Everything John said + remove the seats and the seat inspection panels and measure all he rods that are built in section 32 - flight controls
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-20-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,189
Posted By Azjulian
its not hard to install the stabilator if you are...

its not hard to install the stabilator if you are able to rest it on a surface that brings the hinges in line with the tail section. otherwise installing the washers is very tricky
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-20-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,189
Posted By Azjulian
when you remove the stabilator for this SB do you...

when you remove the stabilator for this SB do you need to loosen the barrel lock on the cables to remove an replace or can you maintain that adjustment and confirm tension post install ? wondering...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-18-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 19,138
Posted By Azjulian
What I should point out is that all the debris on...

What I should point out is that all the debris on Rics plane was in the adapter on the outlet side of the fuel pump. I had run the fuel flow test in the Vans manual (which is at the gascoloator) and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-13-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,024
Posted By Azjulian
are you trying both wings at the same time ? if...

are you trying both wings at the same time ? if so try just one and verify that you can get that in. Also the white nylon blocks can be installed in a way that prevents the wing seating properly,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-23-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,760
Posted By Azjulian
I wonder how difficult it would be to build...

I wonder how difficult it would be to build something like that, looking at some videos on prop balancing I see that they are using a laser trigger (which run about $250) and a single axis...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-18-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,714
Posted By Azjulian
what's the fuel pressure at WOT ? If you aren't...

what's the fuel pressure at WOT ? If you aren't showing low then I would check carbs

are you getting full unobstructed range of movement on the throttle on both carbs ?

I would check there is no...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-06-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,419
Posted By Azjulian
Hi Ric - the line of the fuel pressure sensor,...

Hi Ric - the line of the fuel pressure sensor, the return and the two carbs all come of the fuel distribution block. The restrictor is in the return line hose and only restricts return fuel back to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-04-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,910
Posted By Azjulian
Joe - What a great picture ! Thank you for...

Joe - What a great picture ! Thank you for posting that and it was great to meet you yesterday, I'm the pilot owner of the Red and Black Rv12.

Julian
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-02-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 28,065
Posted By Azjulian
And whats the date of when you took the engine to...

And whats the date of when you took the engine to CPS, last time you spoke to them etc ?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-02-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 28,065
Posted By Azjulian
Jim - This situation sucks for you, lots of...

Jim - This situation sucks for you, lots of unknowns.

You took the engine to CPS and they broke it down, they are a lic. service centers in the US, if you acquired the engine in the US which you...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-28-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,972
Posted By Azjulian
Rich, hose https://www.amazon.com/VP-Racing-Fuel...

Rich,

hose

https://www.amazon.com/VP-Racing-Fuels-3044-Deluxe/dp/B005G5R5LQ/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1511852216&sr=8-5&keywords=vp+fuel+jug


jug

https://www.amazon.com/VP-Racing-Fuels-3522-Motorspor...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-27-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,972
Posted By Azjulian
Would it be possible to see a picture of the...

Would it be possible to see a picture of the burnt piston and the diagnosis rotax gave on exactly what happened ?

I use VP racing jugs to fill my plane, you will not spill a drop using these as they...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-27-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,553
Posted By Azjulian
Also presuming that you have the garmin GTR200...

Also presuming that you have the garmin GTR200 radio, you can enable a soft key for pilot PTT, and then click the PTT on the radio instead of control stick By doing that you can work out if its a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-14-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,553
Posted By Azjulian
is the static introduced after the engine is...

is the static introduced after the engine is started ?
Forum: Builder Website Links 11-11-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,808
Posted By Azjulian
Have you decided if you are going to slow build...

Have you decided if you are going to slow build or quickbuild the wings and fuse ?

Where in Scottsdale are you ? I built an RV12 last year and I'm thinking of starting an RV14 (live in fountain...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-06-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 37,500
Posted By Azjulian
I'm just wondering where I could fit a GTN625 now...

I'm just wondering where I could fit a GTN625 now on my 12 and how much work to wire into my G3Xs....
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