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Forum: RV-12 11-01-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,741
Posted By Dpick23
Fuel at East Troy

I use Swift Fuel from East Troy regularly in my -12 and have not had any problems. I did have issues with premium unleaded winter blend fuel on a few of the hot summer days (has been previously...
Forum: RV-12 03-13-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,893
Posted By Dpick23
Carb ice

I made a aluminum baffle that I slip into the gap between the radiator and the seal (copied one someone had posted ) and it helps- can move the CHTs from 140s to 170s on a cold day like this weekend...
Forum: RV-12 03-12-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,893
Posted By Dpick23
carb ice

I have been flying my -12 here in Northern Illinois and Wisconsin for over 200 hrs (at times the temps well below freezing- like this morning when OAT at 5500 was 0 degrees F) and not one incident of...
Forum: RV-12 03-12-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,658
Posted By Dpick23
replacing electric fuel pump

I just replaced my fuel tank (old sight gauge style finally started to leak) and decided to also replace the electric fuel pump (still running great at 300 hrs). I was able to get the pump out one...
Forum: RV-12 08-11-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 33,317
Posted By Dpick23
Me too

I would also buy this mod! Would like to get rid of my bungee cord temp solution.
Forum: RV-12 08-09-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,424
Posted By Dpick23
Great pics

Really enjoyed your pictures and story. I fully agree- nothing boring about cross country flying in the -12!
Forum: RV-12 07-25-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,203
Posted By Dpick23
LS Tires

Tried these on my -12, terrible shimmy at greater than 20 mph (even after balancing). Also made taxing more difficult. I put my old tires back on (flipped- only 5 years old) with new tubes and...
Forum: RV-12 05-23-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,179
Posted By Dpick23
EGT difference

After I sync'ed my carbs, my right EGT now runs about 50 degrees warmer at cruise. Engine has never run smoother and it has remained very consistent over the last 30 hours. After all the other...
Forum: RV-12 08-20-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,660
Posted By Dpick23
Regulator replacement

I just replaced my VR on my ELSA RV12 at 126 hrs. Decided to try the new part in the same location (has the cooling hose). Everything now looks good and hoping it stays that way- a little nervous...
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