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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-19-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks.

Thanks for you input. Yes We will have too watch the temps once the summer is here. Could always climb with a little more speed.



Ok. I understand that the CHT only measures one point. But from a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-18-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thumbs up O-320-E2D RV-9A CHT, TEMP, BAFFLES

Hello Everyone.

Sometimes things just work out by chance. Owner is happy!

A friend has a beautiful -9A that is about 11 years old and he recently put a brand new Lyc O320E2D from the factory in....
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-16-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By RV7ForMe
good luck!

I tried finding one for over a year... finally wrote a check to vans. Usually when people have a fuse. they also have wings and emp and dont like to separate. But maybe you will be luckier than me.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By RV7ForMe
I believe that one is correct but I will put it...

I believe that one is correct but I will put it on the list and recheck again. Thank you
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By RV7ForMe
This is not full throttle it was at 2570 RPM....

This is not full throttle it was at 2570 RPM. Full throttle should be around 2700 RPM and no we are at 400feet :) it was about all the brakes will hold
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 969
Posted By RV7ForMe
Yea... lesson learned. and install rubber thing...

Yea... lesson learned. and install rubber thing over the cable mount. if something falls on it, it is so close to the FW that it will likely also cause sparks.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By RV7ForMe
WOW!

I never thought about this! thank you.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks

Alright Thanks for the Info Tom!



Ok. understood.



Ok this does make me feel a little better. I just didn't want it to run lean on first flight
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks guys

Thank you for your numbers Steve. How did you adjust and check the engine gets 16G/H at full power before first flight?



Thanks Greg for explaining that to me.

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Ok so I will check the red...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By RV7ForMe
Good call

OK this test is one I have not done. I could disconnect the line at the spider and let the pump do its job with the red cube still connected. If the G3X matches the 3.x G/H I can measure with a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks but ?

Glad you brought this up because it is what is confusing to me in terms of how the fuel servo works.

We did multiple test even in simulated take off attitude during final assembly about a month ago....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By RV7ForMe
2570 RPM / 23,8 MAP I added it to the above...

2570 RPM / 23,8 MAP I added it to the above text....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By RV7ForMe
Lightbulb IO-360-M1B Fuel Flow question? Need help Please

Hello engine people... I need your help.

So we are getting ready to fly this thing (RV7-A, IO-360-M1B, CS all STOCK from VANS) GARMIN G3X Touch with Red Cube FF and everything else that comes with...
Forum: Safety 05-09-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,487
Posted By RV7ForMe
I will second that...

I will second that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 969
Posted By RV7ForMe
Been there...done that!

Been there...done that!
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-06-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 76,160
Posted By RV7ForMe
Cool beans!

Very nice! We attached the Vans part to the other 7 and like you said the fit was horrible. I wonder if I should just delete the part and save the money on my fuselage order... your looks much better...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-06-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 40,726
Posted By RV7ForMe
Arrow #60

While rebuilding the the other plane I got to fast forward quite a bit into cable, connectors and avionics. Gave me a lot to think about. I had been trying to not do that because buying avionics...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 05-05-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By RV7ForMe
What Cowl to order? or Not order at all?

I have placed the order for the Fuselage for my RV7A.
I will be bundling shipping with a friend to save on shipping. He is ordering QB parts of the whole aircraft so my parts are small in...
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By RV7ForMe
great job

That prop looks sooooo good! now the fun begins.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,094
Posted By RV7ForMe
Does is come pre punched? :D

Does is come pre punched? :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By RV7ForMe
Keep it up!

Really like hearing you guys rather then just reading it on the forum. Especially for those of us overseas. Thanks for making it happen.
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-28-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 40,726
Posted By RV7ForMe
Arrow #59

Well, the rebuild RV7A is complete and so I return to building a few parts that I have given buddy so that he can fly this summer... Like the VS.

Yup I just build my second one of these.

You would...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-24-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,056
Posted By RV7ForMe
Unglaublich!

Great video. thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-12-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 979,157
Posted By RV7ForMe
GREAT STUFF!

Hey Larry,

Glad the big cut went well. Always good to see your progress pictures... Still years behind you. Thanks for the inspiration.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-10-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By RV7ForMe
Ah OK. that makes sense! Thanks

Ah OK. that makes sense! Thanks
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-10-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By RV7ForMe
Not sure I understand but if you do it like that...

Not sure I understand but if you do it like that you wouldn't see oil pressure on the G3X non touch as it is turned off at engiene start. Correct?

Wouldn't you want the ADHARS, Engine Monitor box,...
Forum: ADS-B 03-26-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By RV7ForMe
same here...

Actually we have the same problem with our 335. We were told to check if there is 5V on the back of the rack at the GPS antenna cable connector. Ours didn't do anything! We have send it back but no...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-15-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 40,726
Posted By RV7ForMe
Hahaha you are funny... in my defense I am...

Hahaha you are funny... in my defense I am building the "best" kind of plane haha (an RV!) and the top row of those wrenches are in metric sized and the rest are those "funny" sizes that keep...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-14-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 40,726
Posted By RV7ForMe
Arrow #58

Hello.... quick update. Nothing really moved forward on my own airplane. In fact it actually went backwards as i gave some build parts to my buddy for his rebuild to save some time to get his RV back...
Forum: Tools 01-26-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,205
Posted By RV7ForMe
I generally dont like to lend tools.

I have borrowed a longeron yoke and a few other things from a builder once. I gave everything back. I was really greatfull at the time but I have since purchased most of those tools anyway.

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,584
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thank you for that info. That seems very...

Thank you for that info. That seems very reasonable making him quite competitive.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,584
Posted By RV7ForMe
Are you willing to share how much shipping to the...

Are you willing to share how much shipping to the US was?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-08-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,594
Posted By RV7ForMe
Speechless!

AMAZING!

Full res pic please ! my desktop is waiting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,448
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks Doug!

Appreciate all that you give to us builders!
Don't think I would be building if it weren't for VAF.
Happy New Years Doug
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-30-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 76,160
Posted By RV7ForMe
Great work!

Looking good and glad you are building in the house and not freezing to death in the garage :) Happy New years!
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-24-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By RV7ForMe
Also left it open... Consider it a tooling whole...

Also left it open... Consider it a tooling whole that conveniently tells you what side goes down.
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-20-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 76,160
Posted By RV7ForMe
Oh I see. That makes sense. Smart man!

Oh I see. That makes sense. Smart man!
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-18-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,239
Posted By RV7ForMe
I love this! THanks for posting. I saved this for...

I love this! THanks for posting. I saved this for the future... I want some sort of console. This is great for sure!
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-17-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 76,160
Posted By RV7ForMe
Look... Santa came early! HOW COOL IS THAT! just...

Look... Santa came early! HOW COOL IS THAT!

just wondering why you are building ailerons now when you have the fuselage all done. Why did you leave this out till so late?
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-17-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,400
Posted By RV7ForMe
You will be just fine!

Welcome to the best first step! You are on the right track by joining VAF! The 9 seems to fit your mission. Great plane BTW. I choose the 7 but just for the up side down thing... I Like the slower...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,128
Posted By RV7ForMe
What he said! I had a iPad 2 from way back...

What he said!

I had a iPad 2 from way back when... apple quit support for updates and I was stuck at 9.xx It was not able to get any more apps on it so i had to get a new one.

I wanted to get the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-14-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,743
Posted By RV7ForMe
I am Building a 7 and am helping now with a...

I am Building a 7 and am helping now with a another 7 and a 14...

Well BOTH ARE GREAT FUN if you enjoy building and you really should ENJOY BUILDING if you want to finish this kind of...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-11-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By RV7ForMe
Oh and thank you. I forgot the landing and taxi...

Oh and thank you. I forgot the landing and taxi light but yes it is all in there as well. Interesting idea about the OAT sensor. THanks
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-11-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By RV7ForMe
thank you guys! Looks like the Deutsch stecker...

thank you guys!

Looks like the Deutsch stecker are very popular.
It just occurred to me that I can hook everything up and find out if there is any interference. Since the avionic are all working...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-10-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By RV7ForMe
Yes. I know most run the wires to their final...

Yes. I know most run the wires to their final destinations.

Unfortunately,
I am in exactly that situation were we had to cut all wires at the wing root. (RV7 Nose-over Rebuild) So now there will be...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-10-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By RV7ForMe
Looking for some opinions on wiring wings?

Hello,

Down the wing go wires for:
1. Strobes
2. Nav
3. Heated pitot
4. AOA pitot
5. Auto pilot
6. Landing / Taxi Light
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-05-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By RV7ForMe
Nice video... Thanks for sharing!

Nice video... Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-28-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,570
Posted By RV7ForMe
Sehr Schön!

Sehr Schön!
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-11-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 40,726
Posted By RV7ForMe
Arrow #57

Little update.

I will be working on fixing a friends RV7A for a little bit. I shall be back to work on my wings once that project is back in the air... I will report back

Read here if you are...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-11-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,499
Posted By RV7ForMe
Arrow Delete.....

Delete.....
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-11-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 76,160
Posted By RV7ForMe
Fun!

Uhhh.. Did those a few month ago. So much fun! But the flaps are nice part to build that do go together really quickly.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-27-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,950
Posted By RV7ForMe
Welcome aboard to the good ship... Great Choice!

Welcome aboard to the good ship...

Great Choice!
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,465
Posted By RV7ForMe
Hallo Malte! I know this doesn't really help but...

Hallo Malte!

I know this doesn't really help but please wait until somebody with RV14 plans chimes in... The -7 has the longerons that are always suggested to order backup in case they don't turn...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-27-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,738
Posted By RV7ForMe
Here is what I did and why....YMMV

We have an RV9A at the field with the VANS "total performance" pitot and it works fine...

I got used SB wing kit from 08... I didn't know this at the time but I found out newer kits come standard...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-26-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,952
Posted By RV7ForMe
Very cool! thanks for sharing.

Very cool! thanks for sharing.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-19-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,411
Posted By RV7ForMe
just to clarify...

the longerons are always in the wing kit because they are the longest parts in the entire airplane and they ship "cheaper" in the wing box. Unless of curse you want to order extra in case you don't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,545
Posted By RV7ForMe
I second this one

by Far the most frustrating task in my Empennage kit!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-06-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,002
Posted By RV7ForMe
You are moving really fast. I am super sloooow...

You are moving really fast. I am super sloooow builder. I like all of your pictures of the FWF stuff coming together. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By RV7ForMe
can you comment on how stable this is ? i build a...

can you comment on how stable this is ? i build a stratux a few months ago and the unit started turning off the wifi and loosing gps after about 1.5h of flight NOT COOL
I don't know if it...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-23-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,036
Posted By RV7ForMe
Just FYI if you call brown tools they will add...

Just FYI if you call brown tools they will add and substract anything you want and still apply the kit discount. At least they did for me. The guy on the other end also knew his tools. So that helped.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-18-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,036
Posted By RV7ForMe
Good Job!

Also a kid from the 90s and also not enough cash to build the whole 7 but started anyhow. You will love it. It is so much fun and you learn so much. Cant Go wrong with the tool kits. I got the brown...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By RV7ForMe
AGREED! That would make me buy one.

AGREED! That would make me buy one.
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