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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-10-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By 1flyingyogi
FS: Bendix/ King KT76A

I just removed my KT76A with 430hrs working condition with connector and instructions. Asking $150 shipped. Or you can pick up in person if you're...
Forum: Safety 06-30-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,024
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Here are two pictures of the area near the drain...

Here are two pictures of the area near the drain plug on the right tank with what looks like some kind of off-white/ tan-colored material underneath the proseal. Is this slosh or anything to be...
Forum: Safety 06-26-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,024
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Update

I spent the day yesterday removing the other tank, removing the access plates on both tanks which was not easy. I flushed out both tanks really well and afterwards inspected with my camera just to...
Forum: Safety 06-24-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,024
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Slosh mystery

We removed one tank and took the cover plate off to see what we could find. Surprisingly, as far as I can tell, there is NO sloshing compound anywhere. All I can see is gray sealant (Proseal?) at...
Forum: Safety 06-20-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks for the clarification Charlie. I used...

Thanks for the clarification Charlie. I used Permatex #14 b/c that's what Don recommended when I installed my Fuel Injection system. That and Loctite 565 PST.

As for needing sealant on the fuel...
Forum: Safety 06-19-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I used Permatex thread sealant #14. I mistakenly...

I used Permatex thread sealant #14. I mistakenly called it "teflon" in my first post, but I guess Permatex #14 is NOT teflon.
Forum: Safety 06-19-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I've decided to ground the plane until I re-do...

I've decided to ground the plane until I re-do the tanks. Thanks for everyone's input.
Forum: Safety 06-19-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks for the info. I used Permatex on the fuel...

Thanks for the info. I used Permatex on the fuel drain plugs because I saw that it was there before I removed. I asked an AP and he said it's ok to use it there. But later on I was told by other...
Forum: Safety 06-19-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Ok. I hear what you guys are saying. My logic...

Ok. I hear what you guys are saying. My logic was that the flakes of slosh are pretty big and there's no way they'll get through the screens at the fuel pick up and then after that, there's the fuel...
Forum: Safety 06-18-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I just contacted Paul at Weep No More and you're...

I just contacted Paul at Weep No More and you're right about it not being cheap. Plus I need to add the cost of shipping from California...

I've been told by two builders at my field (an RV4 and...
Forum: Safety 06-17-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By 1flyingyogi
So if this is slosh, what do I need to do to fix?

So if this is slosh, what do I need to do to fix?
Forum: Safety 06-17-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By 1flyingyogi
The plane was built in 2006. I thought I was...

The plane was built in 2006. I thought I was told that sloshing compound was not used in the tanks. But maybe that's not correct...
Forum: Safety 06-17-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Debris in my fuel tanks

I have no idea what these white flakes are or where they came from! I saw these just when I was about to fill up today. I cancelled my fuel request and will drain the tanks tomorrow and try to fish...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks for posting Ron. Great job and great...

Thanks for posting Ron. Great job and great write-up on Yahoogroups, David! Congrats to Jerry and Randy! I heard about how well you guys were doing almost as it was happening. I have a secret...
Forum: Safety 06-09-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Great article. Thanks!

Great article. Thanks!
Forum: California 06-06-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Any A/P or builders at or near STS?

I need to do a borescope and compression check on an aircraft that I possibly will buy at STS. Please email or PM me if you can help. Thank you!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-02-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,347
Posted By 1flyingyogi
What an epic adventure! 2.5 months? Don't you...

What an epic adventure! 2.5 months? Don't you work?? Haha
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,829
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Same here, I'd love to see some photos. I'm also...

Same here, I'd love to see some photos. I'm also planning this install soon in my -4. Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,470
Posted By 1flyingyogi
So the friend has decided not to go this route. ...

So the friend has decided not to go this route. Just bite the bullet and pay the taxes if he buys another aircraft. But I would bet that if you're meticulous and do you research ahead of time, that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,470
Posted By 1flyingyogi
For me personally, it's not worth it for my...

For me personally, it's not worth it for my current plane. I pay almost $800/ year in property/ use tax for my $42k RV4. And paid over $4000 in sales tax when I bought it. But I can see how more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,470
Posted By 1flyingyogi
How? How do they know it's the same person? ...

How? How do they know it's the same person? There's no identifying information except name. Some names are very common. What's to make the state tax guys say that there can't be a John Smith in CA...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,470
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Do you see anything wrong with registering the...

Do you see anything wrong with registering the plane in another state? Looking at the Bill of Sale and Aircraft Registration Form, there's no other identifying information you need to provide other...
Forum: California 05-29-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I sent you a PM. Don't worry, I won't give you...

I sent you a PM. Don't worry, I won't give you free flight time in my RV4. You'll have to pay me $1 for it. :D
Forum: Southeast 05-29-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Pre-buy in Lafayette, LA

If anyone is available for a pre-buy inspection in this area, please PM or email me. Thank you!
Forum: California 05-23-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,402
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I agree. And I plan to! Here's the breakdown of...

I agree. And I plan to!

Here's the breakdown of my tax bill:
General Tax levy: $456
Voted indebtedness city of Compton: $205
Unified Schools: $55
Community Colleges: $10
Metro Water District: ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,950
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I see what you mean. In that case, I don't have...

I see what you mean. In that case, I don't have inverted systems either. Just fuel injection, no flop tube and only a "half" Raven system which is nothing more than a glorified air/ oil separator. ...
Forum: California 05-22-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,402
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I'll look tomorrow at the date that the tax is...

I'll look tomorrow at the date that the tax is for. I'm quite sure I paid last year already. So if it's supposed to be 1% then I'm getting over-charged?? 1% of $42k is $420, not $729. And the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-22-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By 1flyingyogi
BTW, we always use ear-muffs for our dog. This...

BTW, we always use ear-muffs for our dog. This is the only time we did not because Misa wanted her to take a good photo. ;) It was just a short 15 minute flight to Catalina. We have never and...
Forum: California 05-22-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,402
Posted By 1flyingyogi
CA Property Tax

My tax bill came today. My purchase price for the RV was $42k two years ago. The tax bill is $729. Does this sound about right? I reported to them that no mods have been done to the plane.

Also...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-21-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks guys. It was fun making it. And even...

Thanks guys. It was fun making it. And even funner getting to fly to all these great places.

Yes, that was the Grand Canyon. And in case you're wondering, 2:20 was Ensenada, Mexico - it was...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-21-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Adventures in the RV4

Two years of exploring America the beautiful in our little, humble, but at the same time mighty RV4. There are planes better for aerobatics, some faster, some more comfy for XC, some more economical...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,950
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Consider yourself lucky Oliver. Maybe my engine...

Consider yourself lucky Oliver. Maybe my engine for some reason was particularly sensitive to zero or negative G's (more so than it's supposed to be)?? My engine has quit more times than I'd like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks for posting the Ron. It's great way to...

Thanks for posting the Ron. It's great way to see everyone in the RV community who's competing and maybe attract more interest. Glad you had a great trip!

Sweet looking new ride Randy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,950
Posted By 1flyingyogi
What you said about lack of inverted systems was...

What you said about lack of inverted systems was EXACTLY my problem also. Of course a lot of practice and ground critiquing/ tips from guys who are more experience certainly helped. But I would say...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks! See you there!

Thanks! See you there!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Yeah, I know Eric. I guess the ex-fighter jocks...

Yeah, I know Eric. I guess the ex-fighter jocks on this forum just have a natural talent for aerobatics then. :D Very cool you have a G202 - not a whole lot of them around.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks guys! You guys were a great motivation to...

Thanks guys! You guys were a great motivation to get me started - a very tough act to follow though. I'm not a retired F-16 pilot, expecting to win every contest I enter like some of you guys. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,300
Posted By 1flyingyogi
IAC Contest - Impressions of a first time competitor

I just got back yesterday from the Duel in the Desert Contest in Apple Valley, CA. Thursday was registration day and we got one 15 minute slot for practice. There were 28 competitors, and a bunch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,068
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Awesome Jerry! Congrats!

Awesome Jerry! Congrats!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-30-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks Ray. I'll check that out.

Thanks Ray. I'll check that out.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-26-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Ok, so I shouldn't worry about the fuel staining...

Ok, so I shouldn't worry about the fuel staining then as Don said. I don't have the purge valve, so it totally makes sense that fuel would drip down into the fuel servo on shut-down, even if I don't...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-26-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By 1flyingyogi
The stain was on the outside of the intake tube...

The stain was on the outside of the intake tube near the gasket. It was a *very* small amount, but I thought even a small air leak can cause problems. I tightened up the bolts and that seemed to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-25-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Roughness at low RPMs

I'm getting a lot of roughness/ vibration between 1100-1400rpms. It seems to be worse after the engine is fully warmed up and in hot weather. And worse in the air than on the ground. At start up...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Awesome guys! You guys are lucky you've got a...

Awesome guys! You guys are lucky you've got a lot of RV company over there enjoying aerobatics. I was a little discouraged when I first got started b/c there seems to be no other RVs here flying...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-31-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,520
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Awesome Karl! Very cool video! Charlie, you can...

Awesome Karl! Very cool video!

Charlie, you can go to the IAC website and there's a link (I think under "getting started") where you can find an instructor near you to get basic aerobatic...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I already got it. Thanks!

I already got it. Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Sump Hole Dimension

Does anyone know what the diameter of the sump hole where the carb bolts onto? I have the Lycoming O-320 D2J engine. I ordered the FI kit from AFP and he needs that dimension. Is there somewhere I...
Forum: RV-4 01-11-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I just PM'd you Shawn. Bob, my stock low...

I just PM'd you Shawn.

Bob, my stock low pressure pump is just forward of the stick, under the fuel selector valve. It looks quite a bit smaller than the AFP unit with filter, so I'm just trying...
Forum: RV-4 01-10-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks Bob. He emailed me photos, but none are...

Thanks Bob. He emailed me photos, but none are of the fuel pump and none are from an RV4. They are from an RV6. I'll call him and see.
Forum: RV-4 01-09-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By 1flyingyogi
AFP Fuel Pump installation help

I'm about to order the Fuel Injection kit from Airflow Performance for my RV4 and was wondering if anyone has photos that might be helpful. Specifically, I'd love to see how you mounted the electric...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-21-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,422
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I have the same issue

My G5 has done the same thing since I installed it almost a year ago. It CONSISTENTLY reads higher than my traditional altimeter (which is accurate). I have gotten in the habit of adjusting my G5...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 11-21-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Perkins Field/ Overton info

My wife and I will be in Vegas this weekend and was thinking of visiting Valley of Fire State Park. I see Perkins Field/ Overton airport on the map, but have been unsuccessful contacting them for...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 11-21-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Airport info for Valley of Fire State Park

My wife and I will be in Vegas this weekend and was thinking of visiting Valley of Fire State Park. I see Perkins Field/ Overton airport on the map, but have been unsuccessful contacting them for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,436
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I agree! I wouldn't mind paying to be able to...

I agree! I wouldn't mind paying to be able to post photos without hassles.
Forum: RV-4 10-28-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,504
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Very common. When I bought my plane, I saw that...

Very common. When I bought my plane, I saw that and the guy doing the pre-buy said not to worry. He's done many pre-buys and assured me they are present on almost half the RV4's he's seen. I had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks for all the great advice guys! Too bad...

Thanks for all the great advice guys! Too bad there is no FBO/ crew car. I see that there's some hiking trails with amazing views, but too far from the airport.

I want to fly north and see the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Half Moon Bay things to do

Hey guys. I'll be up north for a few days and wanted to land at HAF (never been there before). I have about half a day to spend there. Anything to do/ see that's within walking distance of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Wheel pants and grass landings

For those who have landed at Frazier Lake (1C9), is it necessary to take off the wheel pants? How about the grass strip at Columbia (O22). I'll be in San Jose next week and wanted to stop by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By 1flyingyogi
I called the number listed for airport manager...

I called the number listed for airport manager and it was a guy who picked up. And yes, he said there's no FBO there. He didn't sound like a pilot, but just briefed me on the weather and car...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Great suggestion! Do you know if Prospect has...

Great suggestion! Do you know if Prospect has ground transportation? If so, it'd be perfect since it's a lot closer to Crater Lake than Ashford or Medford. We definitely want to see Crater Lake...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Thanks for all the excellent suggestions, guys. ...

Thanks for all the excellent suggestions, guys. My only concern is possibly getting trapped in by the fog. Now I really see the limitation of being a VFR-only pilot/ plane. We are on a tight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By 1flyingyogi
Flying to Norcal and Southern Orgegon

My wife and I are planning a trip up the coast and landing at a couple of spots including Arcata-Eureka Airport (ACV), and Rogue Valley-Medford (MFR). Our main objective is to spend a few days...
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