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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By algrajek
Want Help Building your RV?

I just moved to South Florida( Boca Raton). I had to sell my RV6A for the move. I have built 3 Rv 8s, a 7 and re work on the 6A. I enjoy the build process, so if anyone in the area needs a hand or...
Forum: Florida (South) 01-07-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By algrajek
What is the identifier for Air glades?

What is the identifier for Air glades?
Forum: Florida (South) 01-04-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By algrajek
Hangar space South Florida

Moving to the Ft. Lauderdale area soon and I am looking for anyone with space to share in the area. FXE, Pompano, DelRay, wherever
Thanks
Al
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-24-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By algrajek
That makes sense now. Thanks!

That makes sense now. Thanks!
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-22-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By algrajek
Fuel Tank Attach

I am doing my first condition inspection on an older RV 6A which I have bought. I have owned/ built three RV8s, but this is my first 6A. Upon looking in the wing inspection panel( There is only one!)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By algrajek
If you don't mind some cowl re work, have a look...

If you don't mind some cowl re work, have a look at Rod Bowers Ram air system. Worked great on my IO 360 with AFP fuel injection.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,414
Posted By algrajek
I just heard the service will be Thursday evening...

I just heard the service will be Thursday evening in Collegedale Ten.
I will fly down from KLEX. Maybe we could get a bunch to fly in.
Nordo
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-30-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,219
Posted By algrajek
Please tell us how complex was the install?

Please tell us how complex was the install?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,699
Posted By algrajek
Vans gas it. as well as Spruce. Al

Vans gas it. as well as Spruce.
Al
Forum: Propellers 12-03-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,135
Posted By algrajek
I have an O-360. 9.5-1compression, putting out...

I have an O-360. 9.5-1compression, putting out 189 Hp
Forum: RV-12 12-02-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,346
Posted By algrajek
Totally normal. Not to worry. Nordo

Totally normal. Not to worry.
Nordo
Forum: Propellers 12-02-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,135
Posted By algrajek
Catto 3 bladed prop report

Just returned from test flying my new Catto prop on my 6A!
First of all, the prop is GORGEOUS! I received it On Friday, and installed it yesterday. It replaced a Sensinich metal Fixed pitch. As...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,649
Posted By algrajek
I hate to say it, and I am sure Vans will agree,...

I hate to say it, and I am sure Vans will agree, with all of those missing, you need to do it all over. Too important of a part to leave that doubler as is.
Better safe than sorry!
Take your time...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-30-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,629
Posted By algrajek
If still in the area, stop in LEX and check out a...

If still in the area, stop in LEX and check out a few nice RVs here!
I am off all week. Ill buy lunch!
Al "Nordo" Grajek
859-361-9460
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,649
Posted By algrajek
Are all 4 rivets next to each other? If not, just...

Are all 4 rivets next to each other? If not, just use a solid CherryMax 1/8th. If they are next to each other I would call Vans. I would be worried about the integrety.
Just my opinion.
Nordo
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-24-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,178
Posted By algrajek
Welcome! You will never go back to certified! I...

Welcome!
You will never go back to certified! I tried.
Enjoy.
Nordo
Rv8 sold
Rv8 sold
Rv6 now!😆
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-20-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,299
Posted By algrajek
I used flat cherry max pulled rivets on both of...

I used flat cherry max pulled rivets on both of my 8s, and worked great! Can't even tell, and they held great.
Nordo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By algrajek
Thanks for the replies! Nordo

Thanks for the replies!
Nordo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By algrajek
Fly Away Tool Kit

Does anyone know who sells a complete(relative term!:-))Fly away tool kit?
I had a really nice one that I got from a supplier on this site, but it went with my last airplane. Dumb mistake. Anyway I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,874
Posted By algrajek
Thanks! Its good to see she is still flying! Nordo

Thanks!
Its good to see she is still flying!
Nordo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,874
Posted By algrajek
Widget: Whose 8A is that? That is MY old plane....

Widget:
Whose 8A is that? That is MY old plane. Built in 2002. Sold in 05.
Nordo
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-01-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,714
Posted By algrajek
So, it looks like you took the rails off and put...

So, it looks like you took the rails off and put them under the rails. Hard to understand from the pics. Do you have a source or part number for the seals?
Al
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 724
Posted By algrajek
Talking Great! Makes for more confident landings!!

Great!
Makes for more confident landings!!
Forum: COMM 10-06-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By algrajek
I like your idea Deene! Is that the SV 2S? Maybe...

I like your idea Deene!
Is that the SV 2S? Maybe their comm would work too.Please email me at algrajek@msn.com
Thanks
Al
Forum: COMM 10-06-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,151
Posted By algrajek
Audio panel/ intercom

I'm adding an additional common to my RV6. I am looking for a simple intercom and audio panel for two radios. I don't need Nav functions etc. Just radios and perhaps music inputs. Any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By algrajek
Thanks a lot, but that file is read only and I...

Thanks a lot, but that file is read only and I cant seem to edit it to change the tail number.
Al
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By algrajek
RV-6A Construction manual

Does anyone have an old 6A manual with drawings etc. that they don't want?
I bought a 6A and would like to have some drawings and manual in case I have to work on it, etc.
Thanks
Al
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By algrajek
RV-6A Checklist

Just bought an already flying 6A. It does not have an abbreviated check list for the cockpit. If anyone has one they could send to me I would appreciate it.
Thanks
AL
Forum: Reviews 09-15-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,212
Posted By algrajek
How does the canopy look with the shade...

How does the canopy look with the shade retracted? Much loss of visibility?
Thanks
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-19-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By algrajek
KLEX to KMOB trip

Flying from Kentucky to Mobile, ALA tomorrow. Any suggestions on a good place to stop for breakfast?
Thanks
Al Grajek
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-01-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By algrajek
Not at all Vlad. Not to state the obvious but I'm...

Not at all Vlad. Not to state the obvious but I'm sure you have the correct side and orientation?
Nordo
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-18-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,208
Posted By algrajek
I used the high shear cherry max. But be sure to...

I used the high shear cherry max. But be sure to get long ones! I'm at 200 hours and no problems.
Nordo
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-13-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,141
Posted By algrajek
I have the same sump with the same exhaust. I...

I have the same sump with the same exhaust. I just used the other drain hole almost in the center..
Nordo
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,239
Posted By algrajek
How old is your kit? With the pre punched skins...

How old is your kit? With the pre punched skins etc. you do not NEED a jig of any sort. I built mine on the work bench and have no twist etc.
Nordo
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-12-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,937
Posted By algrajek
Nothing else to say but WOW!! I want one! Save...

Nothing else to say but WOW!!
I want one! Save your plans! Wonder If i can convert mine!:-)
Nordo.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-04-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,333
Posted By algrajek
Show off! Just kidding. Nice video Badger. Give...

Show off! Just kidding.
Nice video Badger. Give me a call if you are EVER home
Nordo
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,115
Posted By algrajek
Talking Luke: Thats a LONG way to fly that 8!

Luke:
Thats a LONG way to fly that 8!
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,115
Posted By algrajek
DONUTS? Nordo will be there. Now about that...

DONUTS?
Nordo will be there. Now about that coffee. Maybe MUTHA(er Badger:-))or Hersha can bring that. I take mine with cream.. See Ya there!
Nordo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By algrajek
I did the aviators club last year and it was WELL...

I did the aviators club last year and it was WELL worth it. AC and private viewing area for air show. Food and drink. I am doing it again this year.
Nordo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,318
Posted By algrajek
Oops. pLUS one!!:)

Oops. pLUS one!!:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,318
Posted By algrajek
Nordo will be there plow one! Nordo. Out

Nordo will be there plow one!

Nordo. Out
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,602
Posted By algrajek
I can also recommend Rod Bower. You can google...

I can also recommend Rod Bower. You can google his web site.
I have his system on my 8 and I love it
Al Grajek
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,628
Posted By algrajek
Greg: So Very sorry to hear of your accident! I...

Greg:
So Very sorry to hear of your accident! I ride and fly as well. Its a shame there are so many Jerks out there that dont watch out for Bikes! Dont give up hope.
This great VAF community will see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 94,899
Posted By algrajek
Guess you need pictures to prove it?:-( I got 278...

Guess you need pictures to prove it?:-(
I got 278 knots at 9500feet with a 95 knot tailwind(YES Straigh and level Mutha!:-)) a few weeks ago.
Nordo
Fastest Rv around!:-)
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-12-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,788
Posted By algrajek
Talking Hope you know I was TOTALLY joking Buddy! I have...

Hope you know I was TOTALLY joking Buddy!
I have already started my new Draft Buster!
Nordo
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-11-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,788
Posted By algrajek
Man! There is always one EXPERT Critic!:-) Whats...

Man!
There is always one EXPERT Critic!:-)
Whats up Rocket Man?
Nordo
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-10-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,788
Posted By algrajek
Please send more pics! Better yet, Make me one...

Please send more pics!
Better yet, Make me one and Ill buy it!
Nordo
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-07-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,784
Posted By algrajek
Not much else to say. I am fighting back tears as...

Not much else to say. I am fighting back tears as I write this.
Tom was what this RV community is all about. He was such a laid back and caring soul. I have known Tom for over 8 years. I ALWAYS...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-13-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,668
Posted By algrajek
I did the exact same thing. I bought a set of...

I did the exact same thing. I bought a set of wings from someone. and ordered my fuse kit from Vans. They said AS LONG AS the wings were not pre 2005 they would match. And they did. PERFECTLY.
Nordo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 24,413
Posted By algrajek
You guys ALWAYS do this stuff on the FIRST night....

You guys ALWAYS do this stuff on the FIRST night. Give all of us a chance to GET THERE!!!
Nordo
Forum: Reviews 07-05-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,937
Posted By algrajek
Engraved fuel Cap recommendation

Just want to put a plug in for "Up North Aviation" engraved fuel caps.
They did a great job on my RV8 caps and very easy to work with and reasonable.
Nordo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By algrajek
try again Anyone want to put something together

try again
Anyone want to put something together
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By algrajek
OshKosh Get togethers

I miss the Bob Collins Barbecues! Are there any other SCHEDULED RVers events at OSH anymore?
Al
Nordo
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-11-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,697
Posted By algrajek
Dont forget your RV Buddies!:-):D

Dont forget your RV Buddies!:-):D
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-08-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,404
Posted By algrajek
Talking Welcome aboard!! Be ready for the most exciting,...

Welcome aboard!!
Be ready for the most exciting, frustrating, rewarding, intimidating, educational, and obsessive,if your like me, time of your life!!:)
You are definitely on the best website on the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-24-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,749
Posted By algrajek
Brass set? Where do you get one of those? I have...

Brass set?
Where do you get one of those? I have always used an old set.
Forum: Interiors 04-19-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,757
Posted By algrajek
Not sure that is the correct page. It is from...

Not sure that is the correct page. It is from Eastwood auto supply it is rubberized Undercoating. Only 10 Bucks a can I think.
Al
Forum: Interiors 04-19-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,757
Posted By algrajek
Try this .

Try This Stuff. It is not very heavy, very durable and looks great. I have it in my Fwd and aft Baggage...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-13-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,458
Posted By algrajek
Oh! By cold plug, I thought you meant "the wrong...

Oh!
By cold plug, I thought you meant "the wrong type of plug" in that cylinder!
Thanks
Nordo
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-12-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,458
Posted By algrajek
Hmm. Good thought. Ill have a look at that...

Hmm.
Good thought. Ill have a look at that also.
Thanks!
Nordo
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-12-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,458
Posted By algrajek
Even if I had a cold plug in that cylinder it...

Even if I had a cold plug in that cylinder it would hgave shown up before 60 hours.
I guess ill look at the injevtor and try cleaning the plug.
I thought i would have had a good answer by now.
Nordo
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-10-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,458
Posted By algrajek
Low CHT/High EGT

I have an I/O 360. My last two flights i noticed my #4 cylinder is about 80 degrees lower that the rest, and the EGT is higher than normal. Normally when I lean at cruise, my #1 peaks first, but now...
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