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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-09-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Everything you ever wanted to know about the...

Everything you ever wanted to know about the mechanical pump
https://youtu.be/PYKoLUsTJU4
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,108
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Bill and Jane Peyton will be there!

Bill and Jane Peyton will be there!
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Bill.Peyton
In addition to what Bob did, I also cut off the...

In addition to what Bob did, I also cut off the lower portion of the stick, leaving just enough straight section to attach at the joint. This will move the stick further from the panel.
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,754
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I have almost 1000 hours on mine with no...

I have almost 1000 hours on mine with no cracking. I did reinforce the bottom with a piece fabricated from aluminum. The air cleaner was wearing into the fiberglass.
I think the key survival of...
Forum: RV-10 05-13-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Before you convict the alternator, verify that...

Before you convict the alternator, verify that you do not have a significant voltage drop across the field wire. As pointed out in an earlier response, the voltage regulator uses the field terminal...
Forum: COMM 05-09-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Static build upon airframe. Bet you donít have...

Static build upon airframe. Bet you donít have static wicks!
Forum: RV-10 04-20-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Photos are gone, but here is what I did for the...

Photos are gone, but here is what I did for the issue

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=96164&highlight=manifold+pressure
Forum: RV-10 04-19-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,815
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Congrats Justin!!

Congrats Justin!!
Forum: RV-10 04-17-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,552
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The Aerosport handles lock the original vans...

The Aerosport handles lock the original vans mechanism

No, Vans mechanism is not safe without the plane around center latch.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4405/35624101123_95c3b9a787_c.jpg...
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,302
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My climb out consists of full power until 1500...

My climb out consists of full power until 1500 agl. I then reduce power to 25/2500. I maintain 120kts in the climb and always keep the CHTs under 400. I lean in the climb to 1300 deg egt, which is...
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,044
Posted By Bill.Peyton
IMHO every RV-10 should include the "Plane...

IMHO every RV-10 should include the "Plane Around" third latch system. The kit include new pins and blocks in addition to the center...
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,162
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Itís not necessarily that the vents will leak,...

Itís not necessarily that the vents will leak, itís that the switches and lights leak, along with the door pneumatic bracket that penetrates the overhead. Youíll never notice it till itís really...
Forum: RV-10 03-11-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The clearance from the heat muff to the cowling...

The clearance from the heat muff to the cowling is tight. 1 to 1/2" is what I ended up with. To prevent the cowling from being exposed to all this heat, you need to use reflective insulation. ACS...
Forum: RV-10 03-11-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I too machined new brass bushings using a lathe.

I too machined new brass bushings using a lathe.
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,570
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My concern with gust locks that attach externally...

My concern with gust locks that attach externally to the control surfaces, is the damage that can be caused to the control surfaces by forgetting the gust locks are in place and moving the stick or...
Forum: RV-10 03-07-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I am now using the ASA separator without the...

I am now using the ASA separator without the exhaust connection. I had the exhaust connection at one point, but disconnected it due to the build up of material in the exhaust port. I installed the...
Forum: RV-10 03-01-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,570
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Here is what I have been using for 6 years. ...

Here is what I have been using for 6 years. Simple and cheap for RV10. All it takes is the addition of a protruding screw to retain the end at the seat. The over-center action keeps the gust lock...
Forum: RV-10 03-01-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Bill.Peyton
What oil level are you running? Most of us find...

What oil level are you running? Most of us find that anything over 8 qts at oil change goes immediately to the belly. As Dan posted, breather tube extension is not the answer.
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,552
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Just purchase these and save yourself a lot of...

Just purchase these and save yourself a lot of time. I installed them on my completed 10

http://www.aerosportproducts.com/product/rv-10-low-profile-door-handle/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,676
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Stewart Warner Hobbs Pressure Switch 1 PSI...

Stewart Warner Hobbs Pressure Switch 1 PSI Normally Open 2 Terminal - p/n 78628. I did not remove the main tanks for the installation. So I did not use the Bung fitting provided by HW. Instead I...
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,441
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Ill give you a real good reason not to leave them...

Ill give you a real good reason not to leave them open unattended.



I had my pilot side door open, stock vans strut, I was in the process of poking my head in to retrieve my ipad when the door...
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,762
Posted By Bill.Peyton
There is no way that I would try to remove the...

There is no way that I would try to remove the wings and tail section outside without proper tools and jigs to hold the wings up while they are removed. It is not easy between the wiring, the fuel...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,739
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Hi Lance, and welcome to the adventure. I’m in...

Hi Lance, and welcome to the adventure. I’m in St. Louis at KSUS.
Forum: RV-10 01-12-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,584
Posted By Bill.Peyton
In addition to the 1inch hole, I used chrome...

In addition to the 1inch hole, I used chrome socket head bolts that are just a bit longer so as to protrude from the wheel pant. It makes it easier to get the bogart bar attached without damaging...
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,374
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used a flat piece of stock and 6-#6 screws and...

I used a flat piece of stock and 6-#6 screws and appropriate nutplates. 900 hours and still looking like new.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Bill, I have a similar setup, just with the 430...

Bill, I have a similar setup, just with the 430 instead of 650. Prior to the MAP I dial in the missed altitude. And set HDG bug to runway heading. At the map I disconnect A/P and pitch up to 500 FPM...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,977
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My r ed cube failed at around 500 hours. Mounted...

My r ed cube failed at around 500 hours. Mounted between servo and spider
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,861
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used Sika 295 on all my 10. I have cracks...

I used Sika 295 on all my 10. I have cracks around the rear windows inspite of using 9 oz. glass around windows. They began after the first 100 degree day. While sika is a great adhesive and used...
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,825
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used the Sika 295 for all windows in my 10. The...

I used the Sika 295 for all windows in my 10. The issue with Sika is that it will expand and contract with heat. I used a single 6 ounce wrap of glass over all the seams. It only took 6 months for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,324
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Do yourself a favor and purchase a B andC...

Do yourself a favor and purchase a B andC alternator and regulator. Yes it will take a little longer to replace due to the external voltage regulator, but it will be worth it!
Forum: ADS-B 12-02-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,388
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Are you sure you have the serial lines connected...

Are you sure you have the serial lines connected properly? TX on 430 to RX on 330?

1. Configure the RS-232 Input on the GTX 330ES connected to the GNS 430W to "Remote"
2. Configure the RS-232...
Forum: ADS-B 12-02-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,388
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Are you receiving gps data on the 430w. Does the...

Are you receiving gps data on the 430w. Does the 430W have the latest software release. If you are seeing the adsb+ option on the serial output, then you have the latest software... Do you have...
Forum: RV-10 11-16-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,549
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Gil, I don't remember the exact gap. Try a...

Gil, I don't remember the exact gap. Try a small piece and shoot for 25% and see what that gives you. I remember making a gap tool, I just don't remember the number...
Forum: RV-10 11-15-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,549
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I ended up with around a 25% compression. The...

I ended up with around a 25% compression. The seal works fine with only that amount. I have been flying for 6 years and 900 hours and the seals still look new. You will never get the doors to close...
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I would mount the position sensor inside where it...

I would mount the position sensor inside where it will not get wet. Here is how I did it. I set my G3X to stop at 0, 15, and 30 degrees. When retracted the flaps are at approx. -3 degrees in...
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I will take a look tomorrow

I will take a look tomorrow
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By Bill.Peyton
[url=https://flic.kr/p/XvrCD2]https://farm5.static...

[url=https://flic.kr/p/XvrCD2]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4413/36432801675_4ed6a55dd0_c.jpg
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-16-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Bill.Peyton
You can purchase the red wires direct from...

You can purchase the red wires direct from Magnecore. Like I said in an earlier post, they eliminated 90% of the noise. When you install the EI system, you need to keep the wires separated in wire...
Forum: RV-10 10-13-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Check with Aerosport products. The just came out...

Check with Aerosport products. The just came out with a new product for this
Forum: RV-10 10-13-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 596
Posted By Bill.Peyton
SB 16-03-28 Rear Spar Cracking

I am performing my condition inspection and just curious if anyone thus far, has found any issues of Cracking that is shown in the Service Bulletin 16-03-28. I have not seen any issues.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,676
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I just installed the hotel whisky Er tanks in my...

I just installed the hotel whisky Er tanks in my completed 10. I did so without removing the main tanks. It was not an easy task, but it can be done. I have used them now on several trips. I...
Forum: RV-10 09-24-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By Bill.Peyton
253.5Ē from bottom of vs spar to prop flange and...

253.5Ē from bottom of vs spar to prop flange and 41.25 from firewall to prop flange
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,654
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I sent you a pm

I sent you a pm
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,454
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I can't see how the two horns ended up a...

I can't see how the two horns ended up a different vertical height.

The issue is going to be that when you tighten the bolt and the holes get pulled into alignment vertically, does it pull the...
Forum: RV-10 09-20-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,385
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I think Vans will tell you that the countersunk...

I think Vans will tell you that the countersunk holes will be just fine. The below was shamelessly stolen from an old post.


Excerpt from Vans FAQ:

"For AD3 rivets, .032 is the minimum allowable...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-13-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My kit came with the blue solid core wires which...

My kit came with the blue solid core wires which weíre extremely noisy in the 10. Only the radio connected to the upper antenna had the issue. The cabin in the 10 is composite and did not block the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-13-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The g3x IM specifies a UMA 1B3-2.5R. RTD for oil...

The g3x IM specifies a UMA 1B3-2.5R. RTD for oil temp. Where do you see the vdo part specified?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-13-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,840
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I had this same issue with my electro air...

I had this same issue with my electro air installation. Electro air can supply you with suppression ignition wires. The same wire they use on certified installations. The new wires took care of 90...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-06-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Dan, Thanks for posting the feedback. Bill

Dan,
Thanks for posting the feedback.
Bill
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,486
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I did what Carl did and 850hrs later they still...

I did what Carl did and 850hrs later they still look good. I can tell you that the first few times it took a drill to spin the pin into the hinges.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-31-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,147
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I have personally know of two contractor...

I have personally know of two contractor failures, mine being one of them. Mine failed on the ground. I dissected and found the failure mode to be pitted contacts. I have two batteries, two busses...
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,055
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Congrats Bill!

Congrats Bill!
Forum: RV-10 08-25-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,290
Posted By Bill.Peyton
If you have not purchased the FF kit with the...

If you have not purchased the FF kit with the alternator, do yourself a favor and purchase the B&C 60 amp alternator and the external regulator.
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Doing so would compromise the performance of your...

Doing so would compromise the performance of your transponder. The quarter wave stub vertical antenna you are using should be mounted perpendicular to the ground plane. A sufficient ground plane...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-05-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Sorry, I have the 6 cylinder version....

Sorry, I have the 6 cylinder version....
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-05-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I also have the MTH. I assume you have tried...

I also have the MTH. I assume you have tried reseating the connectors. Also. I recall there is a mod to the mth to modify the washer that holds down The rotating gear assembly. You might look up...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-05-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I too have the electro air system. I have 200...

I too have the electro air system. I have 200 hours or so on it at this point. I would be interested to hear what the final analysis shows. Are you using the mag hole pickup or the flywheel timing...
Forum: RV-10 07-25-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,149
Posted By Bill.Peyton
A big thanks to Aerosport Products and Stein Air...

A big thanks to Aerosport Products and Stein Air for sponsoring this event this year and to Bob Condrey for putting everything together, and to all the volunteers who helped him.
Forum: RV-10 07-24-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Itís pretty filled up. Youíll have a hard time...

Itís pretty filled up. Youíll have a hard time getting zanywhere close
Forum: RV-10 07-11-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Itís been too long for me to remember, but when...

Itís been too long for me to remember, but when in doubt, read ahead. You may find the answer there
Forum: RV-10 07-07-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,651
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Mine lasted 4 years and 600 hours in that...

Mine lasted 4 years and 600 hours in that location mounted to the front of the oil sump with no insulation
Forum: RV-10 06-28-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,960
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Jane and Bill Peyton will be attending!

Jane and Bill Peyton will be attending!
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