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Forum: RV-10 Yesterday, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Socket head hex screws and an electric...

Socket head hex screws and an electric screwdriver takes less than 5 minutes to remove lower cover and 10 minutes to install.
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Get rid of that PP alternator and you will never...

Get rid of that PP alternator and you will never look back!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,707
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My wife and I have tried both the Clarity and...

My wife and I have tried both the Clarity and Halo's. Neither come close to the noise cancelling of the Bose A20's, which is what I am using now. The microphone audio on the Halo's was terrible...
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Bill.Peyton
If u have a G3X gea24 you need to disable the...

If u have a G3X gea24 you need to disable the speed sensitivity in the VPX as shown in the vpx manual
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Bill.Peyton
It really doesn’t matter whether it’s an inch or...

It really doesn’t matter whether it’s an inch or half inch. The frame needs to be trimmed until it is parallel to the mating surface of the door. Then the parallel surface needs to be extended to...
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Larry, The lip of the cabin cover is cut off to...

Larry,
The lip of the cabin cover is cut off to the point that it is parallel to the surface of the door. You will be cutting most of the lip off. You then build it back up to accommodate the mmc...
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,845
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I struggle at times in the summer heat with CHTs...

I struggle at times in the summer heat with CHTs that will hit 400 in the climb if I donít reduce power and keep the airspeed up to 125. Most recently I made a mod to the heating system which helped...
Forum: RV-10 05-24-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bill.Peyton
ACS adhesive backed...

ACS adhesive backed insulation



https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4376/35597784014_142f9cbe1c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/WeDWYN)photo 1 (https://flic.kr/p/WeDWYN) by Bill Peyton...
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used large washers behind the firewall and...

I used large washers behind the firewall and fabricated an additional bracket. I was not happy with the just attaching it at the bottom with the firewall being so...
Forum: RV-10 04-22-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Assemble everything and make sure you are happy...

Assemble everything and make sure you are happy with the total door operation, then disassemble it and paint.
Forum: RV-10 04-18-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Rich, There is a procedure to cal the FF cube. ...

Rich,
There is a procedure to cal the FF cube. Itís an iterative process. Refer to chapter 34 158
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 109,118
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Without pictures it didnít happen!

Without pictures it didnít happen!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 109,118
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I Think I Win!

St. Louis to Ft. Myers 3:51!
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/795/39720254330_380db20d9b_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23vWFMd)5B542F6A-01E3-4AB7-9563-85547A001913 (https://flic.kr/p/23vWFMd) by Bill Peyton...
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I just realized that I posted the photos of my...

I just realized that I posted the photos of my old alternator, which was the Plane Power. That has now been replaced with the Band C after the PP failed. The B&C is essentially the same form...
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My alternator is mounted directly to the vp pad...

My alternator is mounted directly to the vp pad without spacers.
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Here are a couple of photos of the installation...

Here are a couple of photos of the installation in my RV10 using the smaller 40A alternator


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4381/36264089842_99bbb76f8c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XfwWuj)IMG_0092...
Forum: RV-10 04-09-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,409
Posted By Bill.Peyton
What you are seeing is perfectly normal for an...

What you are seeing is perfectly normal for an engine with only the few hours you have on it. Do as Dan describes and fix the rear baffle behind #5 and it will come down. Adjust the front air dams...
Forum: RV-10 03-26-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I was able to use my borescope without taking...

I was able to use my borescope without taking anything apart or cutting any material.
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I will add to those that have seen the mysterious...

I will add to those that have seen the mysterious fuel pressure plunge. I was in level cruise at 9K when my master caution went off. I watched the pressure drop from 24psi down to 12 psi and back...
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I had the same issue as Bob. The leading inboard...

I had the same issue as Bob. The leading inboard edge of the left aileron was about a 1/16' high, so I ordered an undrilled inboard hinge and lowered it. This took care of the left wing heavy. you...
Forum: RV-10 03-16-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,519
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Here is what I have been using for 6 plus years...

Here is what I have been using for 6 plus years and 700 hours. All it requires is a pin at the rear, consisting of a #8 screw and castle nut to hold the rear from moving. It works on an over-center...
Forum: RV-10 02-26-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,329
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The Vans stuff works great and after 6 years and...

The Vans stuff works great and after 6 years and 800 hours still looks new
Forum: RV-10 02-12-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I reversed the ribs left to right and upside...

I reversed the ribs left to right and upside which leaves a space to secure the hinge rod material. This required a little trimming of the rib. I drilled the retaining bolt and safetied them to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-10-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Bob, I also have the electroaire I do not get...

Bob,
I also have the electroaire I do not get any misfires at all. Do you have your data logs for the flight you can upload to Saavy and share? Do you have your plug wires separated with wire...
Forum: RV-10 02-07-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By Bill.Peyton
A big congratulations Rich!

A big congratulations Rich!
Forum: RV-10 02-01-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,482
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Bob, how lop do you run at 11k

Bob, how lop do you run at 11k
Forum: RV-10 02-01-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,482
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I have been struggling with adding the safe air...

I have been struggling with adding the safe air tanks. My typical mission is from stl to pgd which is 5 hours no wind. I took a look at all of my log data for flights over 2 hours for the past 3...
Forum: ADS-B 02-01-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,283
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I thought the issue with the exp boxes was and...

I thought the issue with the exp boxes was and approved GPS source, and I also thought that an AMOC had be approved to allow the 430/530/650 boxes for the source.
Forum: ADS-B 01-31-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,283
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Navworx ADs600 worth anything?

A friend of mine gave me his NIB 600 EXP, Transmon cable and antenna to try to sell. I have not been following the Navworx debacle and have no idea weather this can still be used with an approved...
Forum: RV-10 01-27-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,273
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I originally installed the ESD1 wick. It needed...

I originally installed the ESD1 wick. It needed replacement after 3 years. It is constructed of solid plastic with a conductive coating that eventually wears off. I replaced them with the ESD-3...
Forum: RV-10 01-26-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Sent you and email Rich.....

Sent you and email Rich.....
Forum: RV-10 01-26-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Bill.Peyton
You might want to read some of the threads on...

You might want to read some of the threads on prop re-clocking. That's what I ended up doing.
Forum: RV-10 01-22-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Rich, I have configured my flaps with only the...

Rich,
I have configured my flaps with only the following settings

reflex
0 Degrees
15 Degrees
Full

I take off in reflex position unless loaded with pax in rear or full load.
Bill
Forum: RV-10 01-18-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 483,621
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The rule at my house when I was building was that...

The rule at my house when I was building was that my wife's car had to be in the garage every night!
Forum: RV-10 01-09-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,712
Posted By Bill.Peyton
A Big Congrats!!

A Big Congrats!!
Forum: RV-10 12-29-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Down the side under door sill in its own snap...

Down the side under door sill in its own snap bushing
Forum: RV-10 12-29-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Thatís what I do. Iíve had to replace my antenna...

Thatís what I do. Iíve had to replace my antenna and no issues
Forum: RV-10 12-24-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,563
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used a musical instrument lift strap on the...

I used a musical instrument lift strap on the inside to assist when closing the door. This way you are not using the latch to pull the door...
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,753
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The strap shown in the above post is more than...

The strap shown in the above post is more than adequate and flexible enough to use to bypass around the control surface bearings. I believe it is 1/4" strap
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,827
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I ordered the bushings from air power. The...

I ordered the bushings from air power. The Lycoming tool is not necessary, a box end wrench several long bolts and washers, and a socket is all thatís needed to fashion your own removal tool to...
Forum: RV-10 11-27-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,753
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I installed wicks on my 10. Never had any issues...

I installed wicks on my 10. Never had any issues in the clouds. I have one at the wing tip with a ground strap and one attached on the inboard side of the aileron. On the tail, one at each end of...
Forum: RV-10 11-27-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,827
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Lenny, I did notice that the prop was the...

Lenny,
I did notice that the prop was the smoothest at higher RPMs. It is still smoother than it used to be at 2300 prior to reclocking it, but definitely the least amount of vibration is at 2600+. ...
Forum: RV-10 11-26-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,827
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I will add one additional RV-10 to the...

I will add one additional RV-10 to the re-clocking success story.

After balancing my prop to .01 IPS, it still had a slight vibration I could feel in my seat. It has been there since day one 750...
Forum: RV-10 11-18-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By Bill.Peyton
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=115143&highlight=Door+strut
Forum: RV-10 11-15-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,622
Posted By Bill.Peyton
If you smell fuel in a -10 you have a leak.......

If you smell fuel in a -10 you have a leak.......
Forum: RV-10 11-15-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,622
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Jack, You can make a tool to tighten the B nut...

Jack,
You can make a tool to tighten the B nut through the sending unit hole. Easier than removing tank and sending back. Itís in one of my prior posts
Forum: RV-10 11-11-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,622
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Either fuel level sending unit or B nut is loose...

Either fuel level sending unit or B nut is loose on fuel vent line inside the tank. Open the lower intersection compartment and take a look for stains. If no fuel stains around sending unit, then...
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The new replacement was Blue

The new replacement was Blue
Forum: RV-10 11-09-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Yep, and it was replaced a few years back under...

Yep, and it was replaced a few years back under warranty......
Forum: RV-10 11-09-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I too had a persistent leak that was difficult to...

I too had a persistent leak that was difficult to cure and to find. It ended up the lower NPT fitting that was leaking. After several attempts to cure it I finally had to go to a steel fitting and...
Forum: RV-10 11-08-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Yes, you will want to bend the pitot and AOA...

Yes, you will want to bend the pitot and AOA tubing and trim asreq to fit in your installation. The tubing is very soft and easy to bend. Sorry, but I did my final installation of the pitot and...
Forum: RV-10 11-08-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I ended up machining a new bushing as have many...

I ended up machining a new bushing as have many others. That's the only way to get rid of the play. And yes, it will drive you nuts until you do....... Find a friend with a lathe
Forum: RV-10 11-08-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Rich, I installed the AOA pitot in the Van's...

Rich,
I installed the AOA pitot in the Van's specified location with no issues. I also ran the tubing down the center j channel using a caterpillar bushing in each penetration. No additional holes...
Forum: RV-10 11-05-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,053
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Because there is a slight curve where you are...

Because there is a slight curve where you are mounting it, if you make a stiffener it will flatten the area above the stiffener and it will show. Ask me how I know. What I ended up doing is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-02-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,760
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Here are several exploded views and PL's of the...

Here are several exploded views and PL's of the compact hub prop.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4454/24261654848_a88f639935_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CXVjHW)113B-00001-A-page-001...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-31-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,760
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The prop blade has two o-rings. In between is...

The prop blade has two o-rings. In between is the cavity that the bearing race rides in. The bearings are separated with a with plastic bearing holder. The outer seal keeps the grease out of the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-31-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,760
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Bret, The current Hartzell procedure calls for...

Bret,
The current Hartzell procedure calls for removing the trailing edge zerk fitting. Inserting a piece of safety wire to make sure the hole is free of coagulated grease. Pump up to 1 oz. or...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-29-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,760
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I wish I had taken more photos of the assembly...

I wish I had taken more photos of the assembly and disassembly Dan. Those are all the photos I took unfortunately. My prop was reassembled with zerk on the leading edge and a plug on the trailing...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-28-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,760
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I installed the prop. and was able to get a short...

I installed the prop. and was able to get a short flight in today. Ceilings were not to conducive to getting a good long test flight.
Preliminarily I can say with 99% certainty, the vibration is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-27-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,187
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Just as a data point, in the summer I see...

Just as a data point, in the summer I see 190-200in a climb. I climb at 25/25, 125-130kts. In summer temps, in cruise at 65-75% I see 180-185. In winter I typically have to completely close off...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-26-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,760
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The Hartzell technician that assembled the prop...

The Hartzell technician that assembled the prop suggested that unless you see leakage around the prop hub, any more that a couple of pumps of grease does not due anything other than over pressurize...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-26-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,760
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Paul, You are correct with your wording, which is...

Paul,
You are correct with your wording, which is better stated than mine.

I usually see grease exit the trailing edge fitting hole prior to achieving six pumps, except for the last service, which...
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