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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-22-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By 08FATBOY
Greg, thanks for posting manual page we now have...

Greg, thanks for posting manual page we now have 3 sets to install.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By 08FATBOY
Van's vent knob

I have a legacy 12 and just got the vent knobs. Can someone supply the KIA page for installation, possibly post it. Concerned about drill size and if they need to be tapped. Thanks,
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-01-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By 08FATBOY
Cotter pins

Thanks for the Matco part number
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-01-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By 08FATBOY
Cotter pin

I'm looking for the cotter pin part number for the main wheel axle nut. I checked the assembly manual and the Matco manual, both reference pins but don't supply part numbers

Thanks, Rod
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-14-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By 08FATBOY
AOA wing removal

My current 12 was built as an E-LSA by synergy. My concern isn't with wing removal iself but with the wing root fitting. Does the wing just pull off or do you have to release the fitting. 1st...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By 08FATBOY
My 12 was factory built as E-LSA, just removed...

My 12 was factory built as E-LSA, just removed flow sensor cleaned it by pulsing gas through it and it had pipe thread sealant in it. Reinstalled fuel flow back to normal for now.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-16-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By 08FATBOY
Fuel flow

I have the FT60 red cube fuel flow unit and lost fuel flow indication on Dynon HDX. Removed tunnel cover, turned on master waited for screens to come up. No fuel flow indicated until i turned fuel...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-02-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 752
Posted By 08FATBOY
Cockpit storage

I have duel HDX displays and recently added the center chart holder, which dosen't work well for me. I'm attempting to construct a console, more on the automotive style that i can reach while seated....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-01-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By 08FATBOY
GPS-ELT

I have a Synergy built E-LSA thats 8 months old with 91hrs. I removed the ACT406 ELT and returned for inspection as it's activated multiple times. After removal, my first flight 4 minutes after...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-06-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,699
Posted By 08FATBOY
DAR question?

I have an appointment next week for aw inspection with our local FAA. Do i need to make any entries in aircraft logs, or , is the first page for them to fill in? Aircraft, engine, prop? Thanks in...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-22-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,615
Posted By 08FATBOY
Flaperon torque tube

Good evening all, i'm replacing the the flaperon torque tubes and arms to get the the proper droop after talking with Sterling at Vans. I'm ready to epoxy the F1261 spacers on the torque tube but i'm...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-29-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,131
Posted By 08FATBOY
Flaperon

When i mounted the wings to the fuselage more years ago than i want to admit, the manual called for a flush fit at the wingtip. The newest revision shows the proper way is to droop them. My question...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-03-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,611
Posted By 08FATBOY
New Plexi glass rear window

Thanks Ric. I'll start as soon as the weather warms. I called Vans to order, on packing slip part #F-1277B, cost $390.00 plus $10.00 crating charge and $77.00 ground freight to Ohio.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-03-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,611
Posted By 08FATBOY
New Plexi glass rear window

I just received the new molded Plexi glass rear window. I installed the kit window , drilled and tapped the rollover structure. My question is where to start since the new window is not predrilled...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By 08FATBOY
I'll be working on it this week. thanks for the...

I'll be working on it this week. thanks for the quick reply's. Rod
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-12-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By 08FATBOY
Electrical Questions

I have kit #162 and waited for Skyview. My first concern is the the instrument panel light and the a/p disconnect switch only illuminate when the nav/strobe switch is on.The strobe/nav and landing...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,830
Posted By 08FATBOY
When i talked to Sterling, whatever section he...

When i talked to Sterling, whatever section he was looking at took long to load up in his computer because of actual photographs. I should of asked for section number.

ROD
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-16-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,830
Posted By 08FATBOY
I spoke to Sterling in tech support and he gave...

I spoke to Sterling in tech support and he gave me the part numbers for split floor cover at the base of the rear bulkhead cover.

ROD
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-16-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,830
Posted By 08FATBOY
Thanks for the link to modify the rear bulkhead....

Thanks for the link to modify the rear bulkhead. Called Vans today and ordered part #F00081 and part #F00083 split baggage floor covers.

ROD
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 837
Posted By 08FATBOY
another canopy question

on canopy frame #WD1219 there are 2 bushings or sleeves that are pressed in by the factory at the pivot bolt location. Are they supposed to flush with outer surface where foam is applied? The two on...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-15-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,830
Posted By 08FATBOY
baggage bulkhead

I spoke to a builder at Osh that went to Sun River Expo and he sent me notes
about Vans offering 2 pc baggage bulkhead and floor panel. Anyone have any part numbers? Or can i get any builder...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 918
Posted By 08FATBOY
Canopy frame bushings

I;m just about ready to to start the layout for the fiberglass fairing. After attaching foam fillers the pivot bolt seems to be out to far. I noticed the bushing isn't flush to the outer surface of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-09-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 949
Posted By 08FATBOY
Throttle & choke cables

Currently working on section 50-05 and 50-06. On 50-05 part CT-00101 and on page 50-06 part CT-00100, both parts have very small set screws, are they SAE or metric, anyone record the sizes? Also,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-06-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,156
Posted By 08FATBOY
Power plant hardware

My question refers to parts bag#2810-2, part #MS21919DG26 CUSHION CLAMP
2-3/8". I can't find it in the assembly manual. I'm sure i overlooked it, i need help! Thanks


ROD
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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-12-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By 08FATBOY
rotax oil lines

Is there a torque spec for oil line installation or a procedure to tighten the nuts.
Is this done with dry threads or would fuel lube be used? Thanks to all for your input!


ROD
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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-17-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,777
Posted By 08FATBOY
Thanks for the input. I held off installing the...

Thanks for the input. I held off installing the tank for the upgrade, and haven't painted the skin. I will try the Carnauba wax.

Rod
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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-16-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,777
Posted By 08FATBOY
fuel filler tube

Trying to find the best release agent for the pro seal to fuselage attach point. Would wax paper or plastic wrap work? I read about car wax, oil, not sure what to do. I installed nut plates on filler...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-03-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,771
Posted By 08FATBOY
oil cooler spacing

I have less than a 1/2" of space between the oil cooler and muffler. I haven't epoxied the duct to lower cowl. Anyone have an average measurement for this.
I have seen a photo of the duct cut out....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,741
Posted By 08FATBOY
Thanks to all who responded. After seeing the...

Thanks to all who responded. After seeing the photo i made my decision.
Found my gasket punch, green masking tape, and a flat piece of plastic and went to work. A farm store syringe drilled out...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-30-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,741
Posted By 08FATBOY
I am building to E-LSA, and will cover all rivet...

I am building to E-LSA, and will cover all rivet heads. Plans show both fuel tank and firewall sealant which to use? Would appreciate any photos of firewalls as i am trying to make this as neet as...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-29-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,741
Posted By 08FATBOY
RV-12 Firewall rivet sealant

First time post. I have a question about what type of sealant to use , fuel tank sealant or firewall sealant and is it required to cover all pulled rivets? Also, if covered, is their any thought...
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