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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By PerfTech
Gear Stiffeners

....Your gear legs will feel just a bit stiffer but not a problem. The stiffeners made of wood primarily add rigidity for & aft rather than up & down. I did
several tests with pine, oak, 7075...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,593
Posted By PerfTech
...Will have photos, pricing etc this coming week...

...Will have photos, pricing etc this coming week on our website.
Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,593
Posted By PerfTech
Oil Cooler Shutters!!!!

... We are assembling units now, and will begin shipping this Friday!
We apologize for taking so long to bring this product to market, and
you guys that ordered and said you would wait, Thank You...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-01-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,546
Posted By PerfTech
...Desser does not recap these nose wheels! Or...

...Desser does not recap these nose wheels! Or any brand in this size.
Also, They limit other size casings to only one cycle (1 re-cap). We use their tires when ever possible, and must say they are...
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By PerfTech
........we are still looking??????:D

........we are still looking??????:D
Forum: RV-14 10-23-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By PerfTech
RV-14 Ultimate Gust Lock!!!!

....We need a RV-14 in so cal to test fit and bless our new gust lock on. we will give product, and be very grateful for any and all help. Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By PerfTech
....Come on you guys! Somebody must have one in...

....Come on you guys! Somebody must have one in so cal..:confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By PerfTech
RV-14 Ultimate Gust Locks!

....We have the parts made for the RV-14, and need access to an aircraft in southern Ca. to do the final test fit Etc. to. Anyone in the area willing to help, we will make it worth your time and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,671
Posted By PerfTech
... Dan, you are an artist! Your work is a work...

... Dan, you are an artist! Your work is a work of art. Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,671
Posted By PerfTech
... The majority of these aircraft do not operate...

... The majority of these aircraft do not operate in the extreme heat like Ca.Tex. Az. etc. It would stand to reason that most or many don't have the problem in cooler climates. In our testing I took...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,671
Posted By PerfTech
...I am aware and in agreement with most of the...

...I am aware and in agreement with most of the above. This being said, it doesn't change the fact that many people are experiencing very high CHTs on climb-out on hot days. They are finding it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,671
Posted By PerfTech
...Well tom, I agree that baffling, timing,...

...Well tom, I agree that baffling, timing, mixture and all the normal possible causes for excessive heat should be addressed, and corrected if possible first. One would assume this to be the case...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-13-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By PerfTech
...I have the same issue, only mine is four times...

...I have the same issue, only mine is four times as long. If anyone has a good solution that preferably doesn't involve any work, I am interested! ..:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,902
Posted By PerfTech
....Just add another sticker that says! "This...

....Just add another sticker that says!
"This superior flying machine is
built far beyond those standards"
Forum: Autopilots 09-05-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By PerfTech
Possible cause!

.....Mine did this same thing and it turned out to be the
shear pin on the aileron servo arm. It had just a little
drag so it would engage, work a little bit then do the
same thing as yours. This...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-28-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,838
Posted By PerfTech
well used!!!!

.... If he turned it around there are lots of landings
left on the other half!...:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,039
Posted By PerfTech
....Mine originally performed as yours, right on...

....Mine originally performed as yours, right on Van's numbers as well. I have made many subtle changes, and a few not so subtle ones over the years. these changes in drag, along with engine peak...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,039
Posted By PerfTech
....I cruise and plan cross country at 175 knots...

....I cruise and plan cross country at 175 knots on 7.3 gph! Not to bad?:D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,039
Posted By PerfTech
....Don't forget speed, 9 is faster, more...

....Don't forget speed, 9 is faster, more economical, takes off shorter, lands shorter, climbs faster, and allows you to say,"Mine is bigger than yours". :D:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-13-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By PerfTech
....The overall width of the wheel assembly is...

....The overall width of the wheel assembly is supposed to be 4.560" and to make assembling things easy, it is nice to have a little clearance in the fork (say 4.600" or so). If you have a scissor...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-13-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By PerfTech
....Before you remove it from your plane, give it...

....Before you remove it from your plane, give it a spin to visually check it for being round, with no more than about .060" run-out. Any more than this can cause issues. The Aero Classic tires are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By PerfTech
....I know a couple of guys in the inland empire...

....I know a couple of guys in the inland empire that can handle training and mods if you so desire. Just give us a call. Thanks, Allan...:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-11-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By PerfTech
Evacuation Valve

......Here is a list of the Delco part numbers that interchange.
We do not recommend any of the after market valves that are
available, IE Napa, Standard, Ross etc. We have tried all of them
and had...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-07-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By PerfTech
....Delco Reme #22041202 is the correct one, and...

....Delco Reme #22041202 is the correct one, and is far superior quality!
Thanks, Allan...:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 748
Posted By PerfTech
...Move it as you say, inboard as far as...

...Move it as you say, inboard as far as possible, and to the rear edge of the honeycomb sandwich in the cowl. Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By PerfTech
... Very sorry to hear you are having...

... Very sorry to hear you are having difficulties! Take your multi meter and check the current draw. It should not exceed 300 mil amps each. if it does, check to see it is moving freely and not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,057
Posted By PerfTech
...Actually the best for this is the copper ones...

...Actually the best for this is the copper ones (Chore Boys). You still will be lacking when the throttle is retarded. Another option that works well is a 12 volt car heaters of the 300 watt...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By PerfTech
....We have not had this issue so it was most...

....We have not had this issue so it was most likely an adjustment learning curve. Drop me an E-Mail with your name, address, and model information so we can send you a new one. Thanks, Allan...:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,649
Posted By PerfTech
....This potential problem was mentioned in an...

....This potential problem was mentioned in an earlier post and is easily addressed by pulling a vacuum between layers prior to sealing. End of issue!...:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,649
Posted By PerfTech
Talking Windshield

... We had a guy that flew his plane (RV-7A) to our facility in Redlands, Ca. to get all his wheels modified with our sealed bearings Etc. We noticed his windshield molding was carbon fiber and...
Forum: Safety 06-22-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,479
Posted By PerfTech
....I actually had a low wing aircraft with a...

....I actually had a low wing aircraft with a fuel valve set up this way, and I will say it required extra care in use. It had a fuel circulation pump on each tank that could be operated...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By PerfTech
...Just be sure to always use O2 and everything...

...Just be sure to always use O2 and everything should be OK!:D
Question; what is true airspeed corrected?
Forum: Safety 06-05-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,535
Posted By PerfTech
... When you drop-in hard without the "Nose Job"...

... When you drop-in hard without the "Nose Job" installed, there are multiple forces at work. These forces will make the gear leg bend into an S shape. The lower portion of the gear leg just above...
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-05-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By PerfTech
...This sounds like a very interesting event and...

...This sounds like a very interesting event and I would have enjoyed seeing it as well. Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-05-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By PerfTech
... If possible, can you post some photos of your...

... If possible, can you post some photos of your event? I am interested
and am sure others will be as well. Regards, Allan
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-23-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,978
Posted By PerfTech
....The new cross bar cannot be installed without...

....The new cross bar cannot be installed without removing the original.
If one were to do this, the new one would not be in the correct place, and
most of the engineering would be wrong. Thanks,...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-23-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,978
Posted By PerfTech
....Yes! It does of sorts. When you have a...

....Yes! It does of sorts. When you have a passenger with you the lack of
shoulder room becomes very apparent, as you are rubbing one another.
With the "almost a 14 seat mod" this situation changes...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-22-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,978
Posted By PerfTech
... Actually, all that is required to move the...

... Actually, all that is required to move the bottom of the seat as well is the addition of another piece of hinge. Then you can have three positions for the
lower seat, thus giving more leg room...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By PerfTech
....We just happen to have...

....We just happen to have them!http://antisplataero.com/products/rv-license-plate-frame
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By PerfTech
. ....Yes! The HE unit gets rid on considerably...

.
....Yes! The HE unit gets rid on considerably more heat. Call pacific, ask for Wayne, and tell him to give you the part number for the HE double pass cooler Anti-Splat-Aero tested and found to be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By PerfTech
....I fabricated an offset, wedge bracket that...

....I fabricated an offset, wedge bracket that goes in between the baffle and the cooler. This enabled me to use a 14 row oil cooler on our 9-A (same as 7-A). This cooler in a duel pass version was...
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,986
Posted By PerfTech
Wanted 14 guinea pig!!!!

...We need someone within 150 mile radius of Redlands, Ca. (surely there is one in So. Cal.)
with an RV-14 to let us test fit our new RV-14 "Ultimate Gust Lock" on their plane. We will offer
you a...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-08-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,304
Posted By PerfTech
...Things in windshield rapidly get really big,...

...Things in windshield rapidly get really big, really fast!....:confused:.:eek:.:rolleyes:.:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,003
Posted By PerfTech
....Pricing depends on services you would like...

....Pricing depends on services you would like
(Tire, tube, truing, balancing, Etc.) Go have a
look at our website and watch the video and
see what you think. Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,003
Posted By PerfTech
....You could send in your wheels to us when you...

....You could send in your wheels to us when you do your annual to
have us do the bearing mod, true and balance. At that point you will
never need to repack, replace or concern yourself with wheel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,534
Posted By PerfTech
Question Interesting Info!

.... In all the forty plus years of flying, I have never had occasion to show
my pilots license to anyone in less I was looking for my own edification. I
jokingly made a statement in a large group of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,593
Posted By PerfTech
...In process and shouldn't be much longer. We...

...In process and shouldn't be much longer. We are keeping a list and will let everyone know when soon. Thanks, Allan...:D
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-07-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,816
Posted By PerfTech
Love these batteries!!!

...Over 6.5 years, and 1000 plus hrs. with lots of abuse. No issues to date.
I am very happy with the Shorai battery and saved 23 lb over the 925 I removed. Thanks, Allan:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-01-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 30,922
Posted By PerfTech
... I guess you are correct! I once had a old car...

... I guess you are correct! I once had a old car that my pesky neighbor shoved a potato in the exhaust pipe. This action made the loose fitting muffler blow off from the high pressure when I started...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-01-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 30,922
Posted By PerfTech
...This issue only comes up on aircraft engines,...

...This issue only comes up on aircraft engines, at freezing temperatures at altitude,(I've never seen it personally). They don't fix non existent problems on most other applications. On aircraft...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-01-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 30,922
Posted By PerfTech
... No engine, aircraft, industrial, automotive...

... No engine, aircraft, industrial, automotive or other has ever had this!...:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-31-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 30,922
Posted By PerfTech
...This was standard equipment for many years,...

...This was standard equipment for many years, and the answer to your question is no! it is not designed to come out. They decided it would be less expensive to just machine a small lock groove in...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-31-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 30,922
Posted By PerfTech
One more added step!!!!

.
.....This may come in handy and possibly save the day for some folks in the future! Every engine we build, we install a retainer plate, or at least a pair of retainer tabs for the front crank...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,507
Posted By PerfTech
...I didn't specify a number of cracks found,...

...I didn't specify a number of cracks found, intentionally. In our opinion one is too many! I have photos of the attach brackets from these accidents you refer to. Every one has separated into two...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,507
Posted By PerfTech
...Sorry Craig! I didn't take your post wrong,...

...Sorry Craig! I didn't take your post wrong, and you were only seeking information and that is good. I just saw what was about to take place and had some things to say, no problem. Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,507
Posted By PerfTech
Guarantees!

....We currently have about 650 of this mod installed, many with considerable hours of service. No reported ill effects, and best of all, no departed tail feathers. Regardless of ones ability to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-13-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,304
Posted By PerfTech
...I will try that, and post. Thanks, Allan:D

...I will try that, and post. Thanks, Allan:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-13-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,304
Posted By PerfTech
....I get this as well, and like you I am not so...

....I get this as well, and like you I am not so sure it is just brake dust. In my attempts to stop this, as well as find the source, I sealed the gear leg fairings with expanding foam. To my...
Forum: ADS-B 01-12-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,188
Posted By PerfTech
...Does apply to exp. but the installed equipment...

...Does apply to exp. but the installed equipment must be TSOed.
Forum: ADS-B 01-12-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,188
Posted By PerfTech
.....YES!!!!!! it is.

.....YES!!!!!! it is.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,543
Posted By PerfTech
.... It is actually very easy to center them. You...

.... It is actually very easy to center them. You simply rotate them as far as possible against the studs, and they will self center the bolt hole radius, then tighten them up and you are good to go....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,593
Posted By PerfTech
...Yes! Very similar. Hope to have them in about...

...Yes! Very similar. Hope to have them in about five weeks.
Thanks, Allan....:D
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