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Forum: RV-4 Yesterday, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile wiring

Approach Stack install pro hub and they make harness for your radio and EFIS or any other acc.When you up grade in the future makes it easy.Good people.
Bob
Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile engine

Maybe you could find a Angle valve that needs overhauling buy new cylinder kits and have the case machined for larger cylinders and have a 390 engine.Cylinders for the 390 are cheaper than angle...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,306
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool OIL

Here is the test results from two different testing labs that came back with the same outcome for Aeroshell 15w50w aviation oil it was also wear tested showing it had very good wear protection .Now...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-04-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By 6 Gun
oil update

540 Rat has posted an oil analysis of the Aeroshell 15-50W at the top of section 4 showing additives.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,244
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile plane

Give it to me and I promise in writing me or my family will not sue you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By 6 Gun
trim

Take the wires off switch and take a 9v battery and set trim were you want it.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-03-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Oil Testing

I have been studying oil to try to come up with a auto oil for my Lycoming just resent I sent oil to a testing lab to analyze additive package for 15w-50w aeroshell have not received info yet.Also...
Forum: Reviews 12-29-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,299
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Adapters

When I bought adapters I went with Roberts because they are Naval Brass and its very close to the same expansion rate as aluminum not sure about other companies.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool wires

I just changed from manual trim to electric and installed autopilot didn't have room to run wires through bottom bulkheads so I used holes were manual trim ran down left side of fuse painted a piece...
Forum: RV-12 12-18-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,022
Posted By 6 Gun
Angry Engine

The real question is were is the factory support this man has bought 2 engines a no one has lent a hand to help him from the factory or who ever he bought the engines from.The company he purchased...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,059
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile RV6

I would keep the RV9 and sleep in the hanger with it.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-11-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,134
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Plugs

I'm experimenting and so far temp range looks great and running on bottom with no fowling.Who knows how much more stress is being put on the coil and how much sooner it will fail changing the plugs...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-11-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,134
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Plugs

I have ran NGK auto plugs for last 100 hours on one of my slick mags gapped at out of the box .025 has worked very well and cost $2.30 each don't know how to post pics but if anyone wants to know how...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-09-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile RTV

RTV works so good I always insert and RTV and no worry's.
Bob
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-03-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,383
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Fairing

Hey you did some beautiful work and it looks great.My question is in a process like the bonding of the fairing I would think it is no stronger than the weakest link did you test the spot putty it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By 6 Gun
Question engine

The question is can a certified engine mounted on an exp airframe remain certified if maintained that way?
Thanks
bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Certified Engine

Here is a couple of quotes from a earlier thread on engines that are mounted on Exp. aircraft it is my understanding that a certified engine that maintains its log book as all SB and AD are up to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,154
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Engine

I would think oil at over 220 would be a problem and is the bad smell at 240 also high prob of vapor lock if your oil is that high just think how hot the engine is and fuel pump are the fuel has got...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Drag

Not sure I'm a 100% in to adding in drag on torque because as the bolt starts to load up in tension surely the drag changes as the tightens.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,204
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Icon

I like what Bob Kuykendall said in post #14 but all aluminum if you can seal a fuei tank why not a hull.
Bob
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-29-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Oil

Some answers to your questions can be found in this blog.
540 Rat
Bob
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-27-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,840
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool LS1

I would really like to know more about the RV7 that this thread began with what a cool setup sort of like those 3/4 Mustangs at Reno .Sort of like putting the Exp in Exp aircraft .I bet you could get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,932
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile TBI

Block off snout and remove intake channel go fly see if any difference,if still a problem can anybody say carburetor.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile TW

I have a Bell TW fork also and its a little wider than Vans the reason I went with Bell is it gives more clearance for pot holes as my airport has lots of them with tie downs .I think mine came with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Bushings

Use a 6" c-clamp and a socket to take out and install.
Bob
Forum: RV-12 11-20-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,358
Posted By 6 Gun
Engine

Why not use a VW engine light cheap lots flying in Sonex aircraft.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,995
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Name

I was inspired by Jay Pratt as he has named his planes.Named mine 6GUN.
Bob
Forum: Reviews 11-09-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Engine

Ron
I think you can change the listing of your engine from 0-360 to
EIO- 360
Bob
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-09-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,253
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Speeds

I would say it depends on type of runway your landing on and what type of flying environment your in.The numbers suggested I would say are great short field numbers but if your at a large airport...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,832
Posted By 6 Gun
Angry Pricing

With over 25 Thousand tail kits sold and over half of them 4 & 6 to alienate over half your customers whats up with that?
Bob:mad:
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-06-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,309
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Food grade

I have a bottle of it for the lube they call for on the stretch rod bolts on angle valve engines.
Bob
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-01-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile crank

I have a 200hp Lyco that did not have C/W when I purchased it sent the crank to Aircraft Specialties Services and had new C/W's installed no changes to case.
Bob
Forum: RV-4 10-29-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile punch

Repeating punch works great Lowes has them.
Bob
Forum: Reviews 10-29-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Grt

GRT has great customer service took care of my problem!
Bob
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 10-26-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,021
Posted By 6 Gun
VOR

If the identifier is not being transmitted, the VOR signal should not be considered reliable.Of course thats not before but should be done when tuned in.
Bob
Forum: COMM 10-26-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By 6 Gun
sound

Maybe something is going to ground my plane was parked overnight in a rain storm a couple weeks ago and when I used radio got a loud sound in transmit lucky it quit when it dried out.
Bob
Forum: Propellers 10-25-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By 6 Gun
Shop

Air Prop Specialists Marianna Fl.
850-482-5577
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Filter

K&N HP-1002
Napa 1068 & 1515 Gold
Do some checking all filters are not the same goggle for info.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 827
Posted By 6 Gun
Points

Check your points also
Bob
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-20-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 108,727
Posted By 6 Gun
End

And when the Door is closed no Man may open it.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-20-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,252
Posted By 6 Gun
Question 4"

I went to a 4" pulley about a year ago to slow down Alt speed I used a program to figure speed of Alt at take off and cruise mine has about 1/8 clearance between pulleys and no cowl issues with SJ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,345
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Subby

Mr Sherwood and Mr Farnham seem to missing a GIANT business opportunity to provide complete Subby proven firewall forward packages as reliable as Lycoming with more power on less cubic inches.I and...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-09-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,572
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool CPI Next Gen

Looks like most considering the purchase of the CPI are concerned about the size and mounting of control head display.With just a small mod the brain box could be made any size and the display head...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-05-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile weather

Farmers Almanac proven to be 80% accurate.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile GRT

Very good service and always ready to help.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,063
Posted By 6 Gun
alt

That's correct Charlie it is a internally regulated alternator.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,063
Posted By 6 Gun
Question Alt

I had a problem on start up last year my GPS handheld that's mounted in panel SMOKED my batt is in back turned off my master and everything was still on on main buse still powered up with master...
Forum: RV-14 09-26-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,492
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Tom

Had the good fortune of meeting Tom at OSH this year after he parked he was kind enough to stop by my RV6 to give some pointers on improvements.
Bob
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-26-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,635
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile cht

Check your temps on leads at a known temp like boiling water or with IR gun.
Bob
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-24-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,572
Posted By 6 Gun
Wink SDS

I suggest that you make the unit blind behind the panel and WIFI the out put to a Droid pad that will show what the SDS EI is doing in graphs.Program the unit through WIFI and have as many programs...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By 6 Gun
Bracket

Best bet is get Vans to send undrilled.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,814
Posted By 6 Gun
glass

What Rockwood said.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-19-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,560
Posted By 6 Gun
Tire

I purchased a new tailwheel from Flyboys @OSH this year installed it and what a difference that made from Vans tire.
Bob
Forum: Propellers 09-17-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By 6 Gun
Prop

That's about what a new prop from Vans cost for Hartzell.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By 6 Gun
Oil

With shipping to me in Fl its $100 that's $8.33 ech.
Makes you want to go to autozone and use car oil
Bob
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-07-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,572
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Battery

I will second that!Lead acid for me,but others could do their on thing?
Bob
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-07-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,089
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Nuts

Just so everyone knows talked to RA and they said one jam nut on each clevis is correct just installed Vans kit for RV6 in elevator from manual trim to electric servo had to add about ounce of lead...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-06-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,089
Posted By 6 Gun
Cool Trim

I just went from cable to Ray Allen trim in my RV6 and the kit came with 2 jam nuts also if rod is cut to full threads on both ends no way to come out. Ray tested ends with four turns in each clevis...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Drag

Looks like a great project for our VAF bros. with the 3D printers to make a blade cover for transponder antenna.I want one. Hope Steve Melton sees this.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,472
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile screen

Good idea plus it comes with back up camera that you can mount in cowl to check engine or see whats in front of taildragger.
Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Stall Warning

Real airplanes don't have a stall warning.
Champ
Cub
Stearman
Pitts
Ryan
Ect.,,,
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-24-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,572
Posted By 6 Gun
Smile Battery

Ross in the new model put a 9v back up battery.
Bob
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