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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-19-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,508
Posted By tturner
Posted pictures and performance data to web site

People were asking for more pictures and performance data. It is now on the web site.


http://www.ptcaviation.com/wordpress/rv-4-n377lm/
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-12-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,508
Posted By tturner
FS: RV-4, 160HP 0-320, 2008 build

Building an RV-8 that is almost finished so it is time to sell my RV-4 that I have flown for 10 years.

Click on the link below for more detail.

http://www.ptcaviation.com/wordpress/rv-4-n377lm/
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-10-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By tturner
Kuntzleman LED Landing lights ?

Does anyone have any experience with these LED landing lights?

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/el/landinglights_knutzleman.html

I am looking for something to install in an RV-8 wingtip. If you...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-11-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By tturner
I just finished a dual P mag installation on an...

I just finished a dual P mag installation on an RV8. I found It easier to run and secure the wires from the right mag to the left top and left mag to the right top. Then the right mag to the right...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-07-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By tturner
Shawn Thanks for the quick reply. It will be a...

Shawn

Thanks for the quick reply. It will be a few months before I have the wings on again. Will check the travel then.

Thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-07-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By tturner
The replacement actuator mentioned above I...

The replacement actuator mentioned above I believe is a TOP-A6104TP 4" Stroke. I checked the one I have from Van's for my RV-8 has a travel of 5". Is the 4" travel enough? Also I can't tell if this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 22,349
Posted By tturner
SB-632 completed

I order the tool and gasket kit from Aircraft Spruce the Friday before OSH. It arrived Last Friday. I removed the cylinders today performed the inspection and reassembled the engine. All my rod...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 22,349
Posted By tturner
I have a YIO-360-M1B affected by the SB. Here are...

I have a YIO-360-M1B affected by the SB. Here are the results of my research so far. The ST-531 tool is not available in Aviall's system yet nor did they have a price as of this morning. The rep at...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,763
Posted By tturner
If you have Skybolt fasteners on the firewall...

If you have Skybolt fasteners on the firewall then this method will work. I use copper clecos in the Skybolt...
Forum: RV-4 06-01-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By tturner
I mounted my servo just to the the right of the...

I mounted my servo just to the the right of the front control stick on the inside of the bulkhead to the right of the stick. I built a tab and bolted it to the control fixture that the stick connects...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-23-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 23,158
Posted By tturner
PAR 36 LED lamps

I just purchased and installed two of the PAR36 lamps in the wing tips of my RV-4.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NAB4RTV/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

The static on my radio is...
Forum: RV-4 04-10-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By tturner
I had this same problem on my RV-4 and fixed it...

I had this same problem on my RV-4 and fixed it last fall. I also sent the gear legs to Langair and they said they were ok. It was my right gear that had excessive toe out of about 2 degrees. If I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-02-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 934
Posted By tturner
Protecting push pull cables from heat

I have read a number of threads discussing throttle and mixture cables being damaged by heat. I have an idea that may help this problem. First has anyone tried this method and what were your results....
Forum: RV-4 01-20-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,726
Posted By tturner
Here is one of a couple of threads discussing...

Here is one of a couple of threads discussing unintentional canopy ejection.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=59391

As mentioned earlier the canopy hinge on Van's tip overs is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 102,851
Posted By tturner
Matt Thanks for the quick reply. I do not have...

Matt

Thanks for the quick reply. I do not have the GAD 29 so that explains the issue.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 102,851
Posted By tturner
G5 connected to 430W

Question for the Garmin team.

I have a G5 that is driven by a 430W using the #2 serial port. Both units are set to MAPMX format. The lateral deviation indicator works fine but it never displays the...
Forum: Interiors 08-13-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By tturner
Josef Here is what you are looking...

Josef

Here is what you are looking for.

http://www.periheliondesign.com/switchguards.htm
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-03-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 102,851
Posted By tturner
Gary / Matt So are you saying there will be a...

Gary / Matt

So are you saying there will be a blank space for Airspeed and Altitude instead of showing GPS derived data?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-03-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 102,851
Posted By tturner
Matt If there is no pitot or static lines run to...

Matt

If there is no pitot or static lines run to the unit will it then display GPS ground speed for airspeed and GPS altitude in place of baro altitude? I am looking to use this as a backup...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-02-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By tturner
At Oshkosh in the Mountain High boot they showed...

At Oshkosh in the Mountain High boot they showed me a system they had for remote mounting the bottle. They had a toggle switch that you would mount in the cockpit and turn the bottle on and off. It...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-16-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By tturner
I looked at the AWI web site and they mention...

I looked at the AWI web site and they mention power increase. I need an exhaust for an RV-8 with IO-360-M1B engine.
Does anyone have this setup with this exhaust system that can comment on...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-14-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By tturner
I have a complete set of the probes I just...

I have a complete set of the probes I just removed from some new tanks. also have the electronic converters if you need them. Make me an offer.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-02-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,909
Posted By tturner
Saville I did not need to use proseal. I just...

Saville

I did not need to use proseal. I just tightened up the loose one. The other side which I said was missing the ferrule also did not have a flare on the line. That was fun flaring a line...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-31-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,909
Posted By tturner
Most likely you will find the fitting lose on the...

Most likely you will find the fitting lose on the vent line where it connects to the bulkhead fitting inside the tank. I have an RV-4 that I bought partially built and both tanks vented fuel out the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-20-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,401
Posted By tturner
I have an RV6 that I installed dual Skyview 10"...

I have an RV6 that I installed dual Skyview 10" screens and a Garmin 430W. Also have the advanced autopilot controller box and heading knob box. Purchased most of it from Stein. Very pleased with the...
Forum: RV-4 02-19-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,514
Posted By tturner
I installed the WW GA prop on my RV-4 o-320 160hp...

I installed the WW GA prop on my RV-4 o-320 160hp about a year ago. Have about 75 hours on it now and am very pleased with it. It does take a while to master setting the blade angle. I have probably...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,937
Posted By tturner
ACS has the complete SafeAir kit in stock. I...

ACS has the complete SafeAir kit in stock. I looked at one today at the Peachtree City GA location. Part # 12-03283 and Part # 12-03284.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-09-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,959
Posted By tturner
Does anyone have a picture of this method they...

Does anyone have a picture of this method they can post? Also has anyone had any problems over time with this approach.

Thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-27-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,481
Posted By tturner
Kyle Have you checked your fuel filters? I have...

Kyle

Have you checked your fuel filters? I have had a similar problem on my RV4 with an O-320. On two occasions cleaning the fuel filter fixed the problem. My filter is very fine and had a small...
Forum: RV-4 07-07-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By tturner
Randy I recently installed the Dynon probe on my...

Randy

I recently installed the Dynon probe on my RV-4. Remove the left fuel tank and the wing inspection plate. I was able to reuse the pitot mask.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,165
Posted By tturner
Whirlwind prop

Thanks for all the feedback. I have ordered the G200L 70" version of the prop. I will update this thread once I install it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,165
Posted By tturner
Need Pirep on Whirlwind G200L gnd adj prop

I am considering buying a Whirlwind G200L ground adjustable propeller for my RV-4 o-320. Anyone have any experience with one? How difficult is it to adjust pitch? Any maintenance issues?
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,382
Posted By tturner
Brian There is new a fellow in the Falcon RV...

Brian

There is new a fellow in the Falcon RV group that has a 10 with air-conditioning. This name is Tim Morris and I think the aircraft is based in Lagrange. It has a bulge in the cowl where the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,073
Posted By tturner
What problem did you have? I have installed them...

What problem did you have? I have installed them and so far they are working fine.
Forum: RV-4 04-30-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,290
Posted By tturner
RV 4 prop strike

Has anyone had a prop strke with the short gear that they felt would not have happened if they had the long gear? I have a short gear RV-4 and it would take a lot of pitch to cause a prop strike....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,523
Posted By tturner
I mounted my Skyradar receiver on the right side...

I mounted my Skyradar receiver on the right side wall just behind the right seat. Works fine. RV-6 slider.
Forum: RV-4 02-28-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,218
Posted By tturner
The problem with this thread is most of the focus...

The problem with this thread is most of the focus in on the olded RV-4's. The age and condition of the airframe, engine and avionics will have a huge impact on the price. I can buy a Cessna 172 for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,094
Posted By tturner
Richard I bought a partially finished RV-6 and...

Richard

I bought a partially finished RV-6 and had the same problem. I have a vertical mill and made some custom drill bushings. I was able to match drill in a three step process, small drill bit,...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-26-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,010
Posted By tturner
The VM1000C if they are still available. It has...

The VM1000C if they are still available. It has the same physical size display except it is color. All the sensors except for FF will need to be changed. I did the swap in my RV-4 two years ago.
Forum: COMM 12-24-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 718
Posted By tturner
Call me and I will help you trouble shoot the...

Call me and I will help you trouble shoot the problem. I am the distributor for the product. 770-639-6900
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,245
Posted By tturner
Britt I have a 4 and a 6 based just up the road...

Britt

I have a 4 and a 6 based just up the road from you, KFFC. Give me a call or come by and we can discuss the differences. 770-639-6900
Forum: RV-4 12-04-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,451
Posted By tturner
Eject the canopy

The RV-4 canopy is designed to be ejected is it comes open in flight. If you find yourself in a situation requiring an off airport landing you can eject the canopy. I have talked to numerous people...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-27-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By tturner
I had the same problem. Here is a thread on vans...

I had the same problem. Here is a thread on vans where I showed my solution.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=78444
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-14-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,021
Posted By tturner
Here is my experience fixing some leaking tanks....

Here is my experience fixing some leaking tanks. I purchased a partially finished RV-6. I finished it in Oct 11. The tanks were at least 12 years old and had never had fuel in them and they were...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-22-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,216
Posted By tturner
Replace the alternator

The Suzuki alternator that I have used have an internal regulator. Last one I got from Advanved auto parts for around $100 with a life time guarantee. Be sure you have a blast tube blowing on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-19-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,478
Posted By tturner
David I am using the latest SV software with the...

David

I am using the latest SV software with the audio warnings and it works fine with the PSE PAR100ex. I have the ipad on a RAM mount. I use Wingx software. For your stated VFR mission the ipad is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-19-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,478
Posted By tturner
I am using the Skyview with the PSE 100 par and...

I am using the Skyview with the PSE 100 par and the combination works great. I think the PSE is a better option than the Dynon proposed radio due to it having the integrated audio panel.

I have to...
Forum: RV-4 04-05-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,525
Posted By tturner
I have about 300 hours in my RV-4 with the short...

I have about 300 hours in my RV-4 with the short gear. It is a 320 with a wood prop, 965 empty weight. Solo 3 point or wheel landings are fine. With a passenger I only do wheel landings. I have...
Forum: GPS 02-19-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,340
Posted By tturner
Dick Send me your email address and I will send...

Dick

Send me your email address and I will send it to you.
Forum: Southeast 01-06-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,330
Posted By tturner
Walkman I live in GA and have purchased two...

Walkman

I live in GA and have purchased two aircraft from individuals in the last few years. One lived in GA and the other in FL. Both sales were treated as casual sales by the state and no sales...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By tturner
Slider canopy - Stop outside handle from striking bow

I had just finished the canopy on my RV-6 when someone shut the canopy with the handle turned the wrong way and it took a chip out of the bow over the windshield. I looked on the forums for a fix and...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-26-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,806
Posted By tturner
Bill It is a new engine with 45 hours on it....

Bill

It is a new engine with 45 hours on it. Cylinder temps are still higher than I would like, 360 to 390 in cruse ROP, 320 to 360 LOP.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-26-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,806
Posted By tturner
P-Mags, A curve or B curve ?

I just install one P-mag on a factory stock o360-A1A and set it up with the A curve ( 34 deg max advance ). It is running very good on the A curve. Are any of you running on the B curve with this...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-26-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,116
Posted By tturner
Thanks for all the replies. The 19 to 20 GPH is...

Thanks for all the replies. The 19 to 20 GPH is at WOT takeoff, 800 ft MSL. Based on the replies it may only be a little high. I have a Skyview with Fowscan transmitter and LOP in cruse I can get...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-26-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,581
Posted By tturner
Keith I use fuel lube on the o-rings and it will...

Keith

I use fuel lube on the o-rings and it will last for several months. In the Spruce catalog it is now called EZ Turn Lubricant. It is very sticky and a mess to get off your fingers. Stop by my...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-25-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,116
Posted By tturner
Sonny The refuel amount matches up with the...

Sonny

The refuel amount matches up with the indicated fuel burn and when the engine is leaned in cruse the FF indication seem correct. I think the indication is accurate.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-25-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,116
Posted By tturner
O360-A1A high fuel flow ?

I have a o360-A1A with Hartzell constant speed prop in an RV6. At max power the fuel flow is 19 to 20 gph which I think is too high. This is a new certified Lycoming engine that was purchased in...
Forum: RV-10 07-02-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By tturner
I sell a gps antenna that is designed to be...

I sell a gps antenna that is designed to be placed under fiberglas or plexiglass. Clear-nav.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,026
Posted By tturner
Alternator replacement

Sam

The 35 amp alternator I replaced was also internally regulated. The green wire out of the 3 wire plug goes to the alternator switch for switching the alternator on and off. The other 2 wires in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,026
Posted By tturner
Replacement for 14184

Sam

I purchased a p/n 14824, 55 amp alternator from Advanced Auto parts today and used it to replace the original 35 amp model from Van's on a 0-360. It was a direct replacement. Used the same...
Forum: RV-4 02-21-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By tturner
RV-4 W&B excel sheet

The link below will download a RV-4 W&B Excel Worksheet

https://files.me.com/tommyturner/bno6xp

Email me if you have any questions.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By tturner
RV needs help, kfqd Rutherford NC

Problem Solved

Thanks

Rick Price 404-630-3803 is there with an RV-9 with an engine problem. Is there someone in that area that can help him?

Thanks
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