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Forum: RV-12 08-27-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,029
Posted By RV12Roger
Friend sent link to plans. No problem

Re new VR installation.
Forum: RV-12 08-27-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,029
Posted By RV12Roger
Anyone purchased the 18-04-06 kit?

I did pop for the EA-F4120 VR. Not the kit. Adding my own cooling under the instrument panel.

Not sure if it will have a schematic. Vans sales says the plans are not available and not shown in the...
Forum: RV-12 08-24-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,029
Posted By RV12Roger
Cooling regulator.

Biannual yesterday and saw “12 volts and dropping, -3 amps”???
Assume voltage regulator.
Is mounted in the cockpit.
1- Has anyone mounted a computer muffin fan with 4 standoffs/spacers blasting...
Forum: RV-12 09-12-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By RV12Roger
Thanks dgamble: Checked your referenced site and...

Thanks dgamble:

Checked your referenced site and it appears that maybe you do have the earlier Skyview harness. Your info will be helpful in my installation.

I am 1200189 - pretty early.

Updating...
Forum: RV-12 09-11-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By RV12Roger
SkyView Autopilot Control Panel install with Finish Kit Shipped before 08-25-11

i want to install the SkyView Autopilot Control Panel with my Finish Kit Shipped before 08-25-11.

Has anyone done this with the early wiring harness? Any problems figuring this out with the...
Forum: RV-12 11-24-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By RV12Roger
Update to above post.

OK, OK, so I searched with better terms and got a lot of good info re this problem.

BUT

Any info on the Falcon Sender?
Forum: RV-12 11-24-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By RV12Roger
High Oil Pressure, Dynon Gauge Max'd

Pulled back the throttle to idle to land and got an oil pressure audio warning and the pressure maxed high. Moved the throttle and it varied slightly but still high.

Thinking if a broken wire,...
Forum: RV-12 11-25-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,232
Posted By RV12Roger
ADS-B OK and ADS-B Status

Regarding the screenshot above.

I am getting the orange traffic victors with my ADS-B. But I am not getting the ADS-B OK or the ADS-B Status indication.

I am flying in Southern California and...
Forum: RV-12 11-18-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,563
Posted By RV12Roger
Upgrade from Non-Touch to Touch

I am on the list to exchange for a Touch screen. I plan on adding another Touch later.

My screen is an early one with the greater current draw. Will my new Touch exchange screen have the old...
Forum: RV-12 02-23-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,445
Posted By RV12Roger
Smile Wow!

Thanks John.

My mother would be proud.

RV12Roger
Forum: RV-12 09-20-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,666
Posted By RV12Roger
Servo Software?

[[[[[Don, you can always connect a D10A/D100/D180 to the servos and upgrade the servo software to the latest one for this range of devices. Then connect your skyview back.]]]]

The servo receives +...
Forum: RV-12 09-09-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 30,031
Posted By RV12Roger
New in the box for $100.00.

FYI I am not using my set. Contact me personally. I am in Southern California
Forum: RV-12 08-14-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By RV12Roger
False Alarm

I guess I worked too last night. Both answers were right in front of me this morning.
Forum: RV-12 08-13-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By RV12Roger
Help with wireing the Music Input jack and Pitch Trim Servo

The Music Input jack is connected to the WH-RV12-Tunnel connector with 2 white wires and a green one that is attached to the shielding of the 2 wires. The 2 white wires connect to #1 and #20. Van's...
Forum: RV-12 07-21-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,049
Posted By RV12Roger
Purpose for ProSeal here?

Is it for structural bonding or sealing out water or dampening the vibration of the 2 dis-simular materials ie FG and aluminum or?
Forum: RV-12 06-27-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,457
Posted By RV12Roger
RV-12 Rudder Pedal Extensions

Has anyone tried these from Van's? How do they mount and how did they work out?
Forum: RV-12 06-22-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,482
Posted By RV12Roger
Cut and drilled raw edges are the problem.

The Lexan has a special coating and is protected. The cut outer edge and the drilled holes are the problem. Oversize the holes a bit and coat the inside surface of the holes and the cut outer edge...
Forum: RV-12 11-09-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 24,820
Posted By RV12Roger
CONSIDER THIS:

Refer to NORTH UP's reply. The surface is protected. It is the exposed cut edges and the holes that are the problem. Seal the edge and holes with Epoxy. "System Three Clear Coat epoxy resin is a...
Forum: RV-12 10-17-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,918
Posted By RV12Roger
Some comments?

Any thoughts re the idea of Ceramic Coating the muffler or using the Exhaust Wrap as requested above??
Forum: RV-12 10-16-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,918
Posted By RV12Roger
EXHAUST INSULATING WRAP

Has anyone tried this product from Aircraft Spruce? Simply wrap the muffler and solve the problem.

EXHAUST INSULATING WRAP
The original Exhaust Insulating Wrap was developed over 14 years ago by...
Forum: RV-12 10-11-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,461
Posted By RV12Roger
Grease and balance

Those with shimmy - did you balance / not balance your nose wheel? For smooth breakaway re the Bellville washers () seems that you should grease the washers and set to factory specs. Setting up mine...
Forum: RV-12 09-25-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,782
Posted By RV12Roger
Arizona

Where in Arizona. I am in Southern CA. I would go to AZ.
Forum: RV-12 07-15-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,695
Posted By RV12Roger
Any comment re this?

This comment came from a Rotax Repair Center.

Also wrap the muffler?

http://www.matronics.com/archive/archive-get.cgi?RotaxEngines-Archive.digest.vol-ar

Thermo-Tech is very common. You can pick...
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,618
Posted By RV12Roger
Thanks for the response

Backing up the hinges inside for drilling might be a little tricky - but worth the effort for good alignment.

Good thoughts in your response - can move ahead with confidence - thanks.
Forum: RV-12 06-01-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,618
Posted By RV12Roger
Spinner to Cowl Clearance Gap

I would like to hear 2 or 3 comments re the spinner to cowl gap dimension considering the vibration of the engine in the rubber motor mounts. I have installed the engine and have now started fitting...
Forum: RV-12 05-28-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,607
Posted By RV12Roger
Prop Position

I am mounting my prop. Is there a preferred prop position relative to say #1 cylinder on a compression stroke at top dead center? The gear box ratio complicates this question but have not seen any...
Forum: RV-12 05-26-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By RV12Roger
Wireing Schematic Drawings

Have you been to http://www.vansaircraft.com/public/downloads.htm#12 to check out the wireing drawings?
Forum: RV-12 05-06-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,852
Posted By RV12Roger
Top Tail Cone Skin

How far off the wall is this approach?

I am about to attach my tail cone without the top most skin installed.

When I do attach the top skin, what if I only rivit it up to about half way,...
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,954
Posted By RV12Roger
Photos

Post a photo of your installation and of the "barbed" fittings. I also fly from a high airport.
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,492
Posted By RV12Roger
ACAD Dwg of SkyView with finish kits prior to 8/25. - PDF's, Errors?

Does anyone have PDF's in 11 x 17 format, 3 x 17 wide and 3 x 11 high? I could send you a PM. Would DropBox be better than email attachment?

I have a 11 x 17 printer and with a total of 9 pages...
Forum: RV-12 04-12-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,615
Posted By RV12Roger
Print Acad Drawing

Has anyone found a print service on line that can print a color D size drawing on paper. I found one that will print on Photo Paper for $50.00 in color. Paper would be less costly.
Forum: RV-12 04-06-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,615
Posted By RV12Roger
Thanks Van's.

The timing of this schematic is perfect for me. Answers many questions.
Forum: RV-12 04-03-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 71,966
Posted By RV12Roger
WH-00025

I am installing the Autopilot Servos now. Where is the WH-00024 that you are not using? Looked in the Master Parts List and do not see this number. Which harness is it? My autopilot kit came with...
Forum: RV-12 04-01-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,436
Posted By RV12Roger
Your "many" nut plates.

This may be old news to many but I wish I had been reminded early in my build.

Tapping nut plates.

http://bcove.me/2pac44l7
Forum: RV-12 03-30-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,016
Posted By RV12Roger
You Are Installing SkyView

I do not have SkyView yet but I did receive my Autopilot Kit a couple months ago and would like to install it now.
Should I make all the wiring connections now -or- should I wait? Is there a lot of...
Forum: RV-12 03-26-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,994
Posted By RV12Roger
Latest Pump?

Received my engine a couple of months ago from Van's. Is this the new pump?
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-Utcgy4KTJJo/T3EKMDPjJGI/AAAAAAAAAVM/QbWwWM86r34/s128/IMG_0496.JPG
Forum: RV-12 03-25-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,994
Posted By RV12Roger
Received engine in january.

What do I look for to determine which one is on my engine (still in the crate)?
Forum: RV-12 03-24-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,126
Posted By RV12Roger
Wire Harness Continuity Check

Has anyone found any problem with the wire harnes's supplied? Are you guys running continuity checks on the wire / connector combination to make sure there are no problems before installation.
Forum: RV-12 03-11-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,694
Posted By RV12Roger
Thanks, your comments are helpful!

Thanks, your comments are helpful!
Forum: RV-12 03-11-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,694
Posted By RV12Roger
Sealing Firewall Rivets

I have searched the threads but my question covers a finner point.

Pg 29-05, Step 4 says "Cover the heads of each rivet on the firewall with a thin layer of fuel tank sealant". The operative word is...
Forum: RV-12 03-06-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 71,966
Posted By RV12Roger
Regarding the pitot-static revisions in the tail,...

Regarding the pitot-static revisions in the tail, and installing the ADAHRS. I have the Fus finished and am working on the firewall forward. i did not install the top skin on my tail cone just in...
Forum: RV-12 02-02-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By RV12Roger
Thanks

Thanks for the response - sounds like a workable way to go.

Any more comments?
Forum: RV-12 02-01-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By RV12Roger
Install/fit canopy to fuse without tailcone

I have reasons to want to mount and finish the canopy before I attach the tail cone. I spoke to Ken and he says "no problem.
He says to trim the trailing edge of the canopy relative to the centerline...
Forum: RV-12 10-05-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,698
Posted By RV12Roger
Found the PDF re the SkyView details - good info.

Found the PDF re the SkyView details - good info.
Forum: RV-12 10-05-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,698
Posted By RV12Roger
A lot of good ideas here. New connectors for the...

A lot of good ideas here. New connectors for the wing root? - tell me more.

Thanks
Forum: RV-12 10-04-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,698
Posted By RV12Roger
Xtra Elec Wire For Skyview and Expansion

i am installing finish kit wire harness. Have seen comments re extra wire. How many and what gauge from the flight panel to each wing root and rear AP servo.
Easy to remove later if not needed...
Forum: RV-12 07-20-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,731
Posted By RV12Roger
Best source for composite supplies

The best source for composite supplies:
Aerospace Composites and The Composite Store
Look them up on the web. They have everything you need and are great tto work with.
Forum: RV-12 05-24-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,619
Posted By RV12Roger
Smile Dynon SkyView announcement today

Check Vans Facebook later today. Skyview will be available for all RV12s flying and for those in the building process. Really good news.
Forum: RV-12 01-20-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,690
Posted By RV12Roger
Expired ProSeal

Van sells "expired" 1 oz packs of ProSeal and ENDORSES it's use for the firewall - NOT FOR THE FUEL TANK. Price is below their cost - $3.00.
Forum: RV-12 12-31-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 796
Posted By RV12Roger
Elevator Cable Exit Into Tail Cone

I am working on the fus center section and curious as to which Heyco Bussings the elevator cables exits into the tail cone. Do I have it noted correctly or are the elevator cables...
Forum: RV-12 10-03-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,521
Posted By RV12Roger
I have been told that you could literally walked...

I have been told that you could literally walked into the airplane standing up. Can you do the same by standing up and stepping out.
Forum: RV-12 10-03-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,037
Posted By RV12Roger
Consider mounting it with hardware attached to...

Consider mounting it with hardware attached to the outer surface of the end rib for those of us who have completed the stab. Adding the nut plates inside prior to inspection and sign off could be a...
Forum: RV-12 10-02-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,037
Posted By RV12Roger
Tip faring for stabilizer

Has anyone developed a faring for the stab. Shape similar to the vertical stab, lightweight and balanced around the stab pivot point. That will be my first mod after sign off.
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