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Forum: RV-8/8A 09-18-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,882
Posted By joehart
Rv 8 for sale

Thinking of selling my 8. It only has about 310 hours on and the O360 that was installed new. I live in northern VA and can be reached at 703 638 8393.
Forum: GPS 06-04-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,859
Posted By joehart
GPS

I agree the AVMAP with weather would be a killer! I have an old AVMAP IIIC and I love the big screen - so much nicer that the Garmin. I am seriiously thinking of upgrading to the IV pro and with XM...
Forum: GPS 04-05-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,196
Posted By joehart
hand held GPS

Depends on what you want and how much you want to spend. I have two handhelds that I have mounted to the instrument panel - both are detachable and can be programmed at home before a flight. One is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,747
Posted By joehart
Simple speed/cooling fixes when finishing under the cowl

Please explain the addition of the washer in the No. 3 cylinder baffle area. Do you have a picture or diagram?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,747
Posted By joehart
cooling

On point two you mention putting a washer between the No.3 cylinder and the baffeling - do you have a picture or could you explain this better? Thanks
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-21-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By joehart
I discussed the opportunities of supplying this...

I discussed the opportunities of supplying this engine to the homebuilt market with these engine folks at the Farnborough airshow last summer and was told that the engine set up was extremely complex...
Forum: Autopilots 10-26-2006, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,844
Posted By joehart
Trio vs. Tru Track

I installed the Trio (heading only) and I love it. Worked great first time without any tweeking plus it has a lot of great features. I have it hooked into two handheld gps units (garmin 295 and an...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-11-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,099
Posted By joehart
bandsaw

A Band saw definitely comes in handy, however I used a hand skill saw with a fine toothed blade and that worked Ok - not as good as a band saw.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,558
Posted By joehart
Lightspeed problem

I don't know if you have a crank sensor or a hall effect sensor. But if you have the crank sensor the space between the small pick up magnets on the and the flywheel and the sensors on the fixed...
Forum: Painting your RV 09-21-2006, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,687
Posted By joehart
Automotive paint

I used automotive paint from Sherwin Williams on my rv8 and was extremely pleased with the results. It was the traditional basecoat/clear coat. I had absolutely no experience painting so ther was a...
Forum: GPS 08-14-2006, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,090
Posted By joehart
Smile EKC IIIC

I have an older version of the EKC IV. I got it new at a very reasonable price ($600). The size of the display, good reviews by users, and the low price attracted me to the unit. I love it due to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2005, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,066
Posted By joehart
Good discussion. I choked at the price of the...

Good discussion. I choked at the price of the m20, especially after paying only $40 for the Spruce homebuilders special. However at Oskosh the salesman for the m20 made me wonder about the 6 quart...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-07-2005, 07:38 AM
Replies: 792
Views: 907,438
Posted By joehart
Rv8

http://img298.echo.cx/img298/4610/myrvfinished1lores8ym.jpg

the enclosed picture shows my recently completed RV8. A stock RV with the only modification being the installation of a dual lightspeed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2005, 06:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,586
Posted By joehart
Go the EIS route. The Grand Rapids is great. ...

Go the EIS route. The Grand Rapids is great. Biggest mistake I made was putting in steam gages - too much wiring and potential failure points. Also, in the long run the GR EIS is probably cheaper.
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