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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By PerfTech
….No! I am referring to the gear leg fairings,...

….No! I am referring to the gear leg fairings, not the pants. The glass work is very thin and light. This would be perfect for our new product. Thanks, Allan.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By PerfTech
Inquiry Quality Glaas Work?

…. Would anyone happen to know who builds the gear leg fairings for Vans?
The workmanship is very high quality, and we are in process of developing
some new things that would best be made of glass....
Forum: RV-14 08-15-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By PerfTech
Calif. RV-14?

….Anyone in So-Cal. with a 14 please call me. Thanks, Allan:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By PerfTech
Talking We Need Help!

…. I am looking for an RV-14 in southern Calif. To test fit a couple of new
products on. We are located in Redlands (KREI) where you can fly in, and
I only need it for about 15 minutes on the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-13-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By PerfTech
Help! W.T.B. $$$$$$

….We are again in need of RV nose wheels, as many people do not return the
cores. If you or a friend have a extra nose wheel you are not using and will
part with it, we need it. We will purchase them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,212
Posted By PerfTech
… Most likely $17,500 to $20,000 would be my...

… Most likely $17,500 to $20,000 would be my guess!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,212
Posted By PerfTech
My Sentiments Exactly!!!

…. This really pi##es me off as well, and now we have lost all optimism as well.
We have purchased several of their products (autopilots), and I know for a fact
we have sold by recommendation many...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 47,054
Posted By PerfTech
….Here is a diagram for wiring them up. You need...

….Here is a diagram for wiring them up. You need a DPDT switch, and yes
you can wire them together. They only pull 200 m-amp each. Thanks, Allan...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-10-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,733
Posted By PerfTech
Have a Look See!

...This is a very interesting thread, and it contains a lot of info. Go have a look!

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=119227&highlight=shortest+runway
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,099
Posted By PerfTech
Wow!

… You guys are BRUTAL!!!!….:eek:
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-05-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,198
Posted By PerfTech
Best use!!!!

…. I have found this makes a really great weed killer! :rolleyes:
Forum: Reviews 07-01-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,534
Posted By PerfTech
Wow!

… After reading all of these posts, I am going to buy something from myself
just to see what its like.:rolleyes: Thanks guys, Allan:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,685
Posted By PerfTech
DETERRENT!!!

...I have a keyed master cutoff, that disables all electrical with the exception of
my main theft or tampering deterrent system. I also have a canopy lock that
would require a considerable amount of...
Forum: Reviews 06-28-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,144
Posted By PerfTech
…. Sorry but I have very little experience with...

…. Sorry but I have very little experience with that system or mods. The absolute
guru when it comes to this subject would most assuredly be Dan Horton.
I can't think of anyone that has done more or...
Forum: Reviews 06-28-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,144
Posted By PerfTech
…. The rated temperature was lower than I would...

…. The rated temperature was lower than I would have liked and as time passed
I became more concerned that we would begin to see failures related to temperature.
When our volume became such that we...
Forum: Reviews 06-28-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,144
Posted By PerfTech
….Perhaps I can offer up some answers to these...

….Perhaps I can offer up some answers to these questions or concerns. On our
very first run of this product, we used an aluminum hinge that produced a few
failures. We immediately converted to a...
Forum: Safety 06-27-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,924
Posted By PerfTech
…. Like Clint said, "A man needs to know his...

…. Like Clint said, "A man needs to know his limitations." In my experience the
older guy is far more aware of his, and as such is far more cautious and well
aware of the other guys short comings....
Forum: Safety 06-27-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,924
Posted By PerfTech
… I would imagine the reason most accidents...

… I would imagine the reason most accidents involve pilots in their 60s, is due
to the fact that the average pilots age is 62.3 yours old. I'm not sure, but would
be willing to bet the average age...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By PerfTech
Need Some Help!!!!

….I need someone with a RV-10 to give me a call, as I'm in need of some
dimensions for a new product. Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks: D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,005
Posted By PerfTech
… I guess you are correct, it's just the first...

… I guess you are correct, it's just the first time anyone has asked us about this
Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,005
Posted By PerfTech
… We have several hundred in service on tail...

… We have several hundred in service on tail draggers, and they are all working
fine, so I don't really see what you want different. If you want the elevator in
the full up position it would require...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,005
Posted By PerfTech
Red face ….OK! I get it, and it appears its time for me to...

….OK! I get it, and it appears its time for me to do some explaining about what
happened with the RV-14 "Ultimate Gust Lock". I didn't have a RV-14 at my
disposal to model the gust lock for some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,005
Posted By PerfTech
…..These things are heavy, awkward, hard to...

…..These things are heavy, awkward, hard to store, too complicated, too many
pieces to install Etc. They look like some sort of belly buster/thigh master combo
exercise equipment that gets sold at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,005
Posted By PerfTech
….Wow! Never had anyone say that before! Two of...

….Wow! Never had anyone say that before! Two of us answer about fifty E-Mails
every day, and all telephone calls M thru F 8 to 5 are answered by me or James.
Also most people have our cell phone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,005
Posted By PerfTech
...Exercise caution when using external gust...

...Exercise caution when using external gust locks! There have been many accidents
with mostly fatal results with people forgetting to remove them before take-off. I lost 3
very good friends from...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-15-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,963
Posted By PerfTech
…… It seems I need to do a little bit of...

…… It seems I need to do a little bit of explaining and some clarification as well to you Otis. I performed this service on your wheels myself and remember it due to the disc change. We typically...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-06-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By PerfTech
Talking …. I'm not trying to sell product, nor add a...

…. I'm not trying to sell product, nor add a negative comment in regards to
this specific product, as I have no personal experience with this brand. I am
just giving my personal opinion, and relaying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By PerfTech
…. We did the testing as well and went all the...

…. We did the testing as well and went all the way down to a 3/8" opening,
and the results were the same as Vic's. Most of the RVs we see with stock
breathers ,have an aluminum 5/8" breather line...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By PerfTech
…. Yes! The numbers apply to both models of...

…. Yes! The numbers apply to both models of separators. Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By PerfTech
...This is the correct dimensions of the current...

...This is the correct dimensions of the current parts! Thanks, Allan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By PerfTech
-----We are very sorry to hear that you had an...

-----We are very sorry to hear that you had an issue with your "Ultimate Prop Wrench." We have no explanation for this as each tool is machined on that end last, and then checked on a precision...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 108,530
Posted By PerfTech
Here it is!

https://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/service_bulletins/sb16-03-28.pdf
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,391
Posted By PerfTech
Cable Ends!

… Or, you could just purchase the really good one, from
Anti-Splat-Aero and be done with it!
https://antisplataero.com/products/bowden-cable-wire-end
Thanks,...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-13-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By PerfTech
9-A 320 cowl vs the 360 cowl ?

… We have a customer requesting we fit a 0-360 into his 9-A. Has anyone
done this with the standard Vans 0-320 cowl and is there a clearance issue?
Thanks, Allan...:confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 137,720
Posted By PerfTech
My RV-9A Numbers!

….It seems as if I usually have headwinds and rarely see favorable tailwinds.
It must be some kind of conspiracy, or something of sorts. I did find about 37
MPH on the tail at 14,500' the other day...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,945
Posted By PerfTech
...Yes! We have had several requests, and will...

...Yes! We have had several requests, and will try to get that done. It is on
the list, and Thank you for your input. Thanks, Allan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,945
Posted By PerfTech
This is not an improvement, but rather a...

This is not an improvement, but rather a completely different product
specifically for the 6,7,&9 A models with fuel injection. The carbureted
aircraft still use the original units. Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,945
Posted By PerfTech
Fuel Inj. Model

…. Here is an image of the new FUEL INJECTION version, Easy Exit Bar Thanks, Allan..:D

https://i.postimg.cc/L8Rt8sQw/IMG-3680.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,945
Posted By PerfTech
Talking Easy Exit Bar

…. We have completed the "Easy Exit Bars" for the fuel injected 6A,7A,9A
models, with the fuel pump mounted on the floor in front of the fuel selector.
The mew variation should provide ample...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,945
Posted By PerfTech
….This does not eliminate the need to step on the...

….This does not eliminate the need to step on the seats. That would
really be a great product if I could come up with a solution! Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,945
Posted By PerfTech
...Thank you so much as this does help! It...

...Thank you so much as this does help! It appears these dimensions are the
most common and the tallest as well. Thanks again. Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,945
Posted By PerfTech
…. We have seen so far, three different height...

…. We have seen so far, three different height dimensions on this fuel pump
box. The bar clears the lower ones but we now have a few reports of some
having an interference issue. It would be very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,945
Posted By PerfTech
… We have had a few guys with this combination...

… We have had a few guys with this combination order the Easy Exit Bar and
do the installation. We have not done it ourselves so no experience to draw
from or comment about. Perhaps one of them could...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,945
Posted By PerfTech
Talking Easy Exit Bar!!!

....Thought perhaps I could answer a couple of questions in advance, and
possibly save some time. The bar is 6061-T6 1.00"X .125" wall Tube, with
no surface treatment. With our prototypes we tried...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,333
Posted By PerfTech
...Looks like a great deal for me! Thanks...

...Looks like a great deal for me! Thanks Allan..:D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,333
Posted By PerfTech
Talking ….These are aluminum, and will stay looking nice....

….These are aluminum, and will stay looking nice. You could paint or anodize
these if so desired, but I think the scratches from use would really show at
that point. It goes in and out so easy, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,333
Posted By PerfTech
….Yes! You are correct, this mod is intended for...

….Yes! You are correct, this mod is intended for the A-Models. Thanks, Allan:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,333
Posted By PerfTech
Red face wow!

:o...OK Mistakes fixed. Thanks for pointing out my typos, and the fact
that I obviously didn't pay enough attention in 2nd & 3rd grade spelling.
Thanks, Allan..:o
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,333
Posted By PerfTech
New Anti-Splat Video!!!!

.... We have just released a new product that you are going to really like.
We also have the video up now for viewing! Please go have a look see and
pleas let us know what you think...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-11-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,493
Posted By PerfTech
Food for thought!

… We build, modify and test a lot of engines at our facility, and thought our
testing procedures could be of interest to some reading this thread. The leak
down test, that is commonly referred to...
Forum: Reviews 09-28-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,603
Posted By PerfTech
Talking Tires!

…We install, true, and balance a lot of tires, 12 weekly, and must say most of
the mains are the Desser retreads. The most popular and trouble free being
the Elite series. They are usually pretty...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 37,331
Posted By PerfTech
… Not Yaw! Torque roll!

… Not Yaw! Torque roll!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 37,331
Posted By PerfTech
COOL!!!

… I think it was a big mistake to remove the original engine as it was already
in place, and working. An R/V twin, not so different, but an R/V Tri-Motor, now
your talking!..:rolleyes::rolleyes:
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-06-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,420
Posted By PerfTech
"Northern...

"Northern Tool"
https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/category_top-categories
….Unfortunately, most commercial lawn mowers have tires and tubes that are far superior to what is available in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,044
Posted By PerfTech
…. Can you tell us what insurance company you...

…. Can you tell us what insurance company you use? Thanks, Allan..:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 18,749
Posted By PerfTech
….Still going strong! We have many systems out...

….Still going strong! We have many systems out there in airshow airplanes
based on this design. Only exception being addition of flop tube pick-up. I have
several systems still going that we built...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 476,664
Posted By PerfTech
… I love the way this looks & I would really like...

… I love the way this looks & I would really like to build one!!!!:rolleyes:

https://s15.postimg.cc/6x13xo9i3/Proof-37806.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/x5c8n1tlj/)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 43,461
Posted By PerfTech
….I am in full agreement, and at times in heavily...

….I am in full agreement, and at times in heavily congested areas I turn my
screen off, and keep my head outside where it belongs. SEE & be seen!!!
Forum: Reviews 07-25-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By PerfTech
….That was an attempt at humor! Sorry you missed...

….That was an attempt at humor! Sorry you missed it. :D
Forum: Reviews 07-24-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By PerfTech
….The steel set pin will mark a very small spot...

….The steel set pin will mark a very small spot on the stick just under the grip
and unfortunately it would be very difficult to get away from this without
compromising the effectiveness of the...
Forum: Reviews 07-24-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By PerfTech
Red face ….Jim! If your gust lock is coming off you need...

….Jim! If your gust lock is coming off you need to adjust it out another hole
in length. If the tension is set properly it is impossible for it to dislodge. It
should require 40 to 50 pounds of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By PerfTech
……0-320 160 HP No balance 200 RV carbon fiber...

……0-320 160 HP No balance 200 RV carbon fiber Whirlwind C/S
1,100 Hrs. No Issues
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