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Forum: RV-12 10-07-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By n518jh
Smile For cold starts, I use 1/2 to full choke...

For cold starts, I use 1/2 to full choke initially -- be sure that the throttle is FULLY CLOSED. As soon as the engine fires, I feed in a bit of throttle and start easing the choke off. For warm/hot...
Forum: RV-12 10-06-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By n518jh
Thanks folks. I will try the ice pack on the...

Thanks folks. I will try the ice pack on the ignition packs as well as the starting routine. If that works, then I am on my way to solving the problem, if they don't it's piece by piece. Now I need...
Forum: RV-12 10-06-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By n518jh
Thanks, I will check the floats and carb side...

Thanks, I will check the floats and carb side first. Has anyone had ignition problems related to hard starting? just asking to see if that is also an option.
Forum: RV-12 10-06-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By n518jh
RV-12 Hard starting issue

Recently my 2012 RV 12 with 400 hours has become hard to start in 90-100 degree weather. I end up after a few seconds of windmilling, pushing the throttle full in and then out and it usually starts....
Forum: RV-12 09-29-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,204
Posted By n518jh
Is a low voltage problem fixable?

My RV12 with 360 hours has shown low voltage for some time. It occurs to me that there might be a loose wire keeping the voltage low. Thoughts? Mark
Forum: RV-12 09-28-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By n518jh
I purchased the JD 'look alike' from one of the 4...

I purchased the JD 'look alike' from one of the 4 aftermarket $20 sets. Are they all alike, or one better? Thanks for a reply. Mark
Forum: RV-12 09-06-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By n518jh
Default Installation is easy for John Deere...

Default
Installation is easy for John Deere AM101406 Voltage Regulator

Thanks for the detailed instructions. That sounds like a good solution that I could accomplish by myself with just a little...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By n518jh
Voltage Regulator question, back again

My 2012 RV-12 with about 360 hours has almost constant low voltage, low amperage signals from the D-180. There was a post that I can't find that suggested a John Deere voltage regulator for about...
Forum: RV-12 05-09-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,530
Posted By n518jh
Engine oil overheating

Thanks for all the comments. I assume the new S-SLA on my airport that doesn't have problems is because of the new muffler location. I will work on moving the oil cooler forward, it seems to work for...
Forum: RV-12 05-07-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,530
Posted By n518jh
Cool Overheating oil

Down here in Phoenix we get hot weather along with clear skies. I have been flying my RV-12 #120330 in the summer an notice the need to be very careful to avoid going into the yellow range at 230...
Forum: RV-12 09-26-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,255
Posted By n518jh
Me too

I am also having a new low pressure indication on my RV12. I have a switch for the electric pump, so I can see what the fuel pressure measures at different power settings. I get low fuel pressure...
Forum: RV-12 01-30-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,225
Posted By n518jh
Smile RV-12 trailer options

Tim's RV-12 open trailer is listed at half price from new. I checked at the Oregon trailer plant. It is a good deal. In my case, I will be ordering an enclosed trailer for about $18K, including...
Forum: RV-12 01-09-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,225
Posted By n518jh
Tim, you can attach them to an e-mail, or a...

Tim, you can attach them to an e-mail, or a number of other options. Please give me a call. Mark
Forum: RV-12 01-09-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,225
Posted By n518jh
Tim, do you have a phone or e-mail contact info....

Tim, do you have a phone or e-mail contact info. I need to see some pics ASAP to make a decision. It sounds like what I need, but pics are worth a thousand words. my phone is 480-249-6543. I...
Forum: RV-12 01-07-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,225
Posted By n518jh
Tim, is your trailer an enclosed unit or open? ...

Tim, is your trailer an enclosed unit or open? If enclosed, I would be interested in buying it. Mark Johnson 623-476-2697
Forum: RV-12 01-03-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,225
Posted By n518jh
I have moved forward to getting price quotes on...

I have moved forward to getting price quotes on an enclosed trailer like the one in Hemlockbucket pics. One bid is from Georgia for about $11K plus tax and one from Phoenix AZ for about $13K plus...
Forum: RV-12 01-02-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,225
Posted By n518jh
That sounds like a really good idea. I have...

That sounds like a really good idea. I have talked with him and his wife and they seem to be very nice flying folks. Mark
Forum: RV-12 01-01-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,225
Posted By n518jh
I need an enclosed trailer for trailering my...

I need an enclosed trailer for trailering my RV-12 around the country. I found a site that a fellow in Ohio bought a trailer and then set it up to take the RV-12. He bought a custom trailer, 102"...
Forum: RV-12 12-15-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,225
Posted By n518jh
Smile I would like the information and pics on your...

I would like the information and pics on your trailer. I am hoping to trailer my RV12 to all 48 states. Mark Johnson markarden38@gmail.com 480-249-6543 cell
Sun City West, AZ
Forum: RV-12 07-12-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,860
Posted By n518jh
Thanks for all the helpful comments.

I will look for a Snap_-On Set of screwdrivers. Thanks. Mark
Forum: RV-12 07-02-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,860
Posted By n518jh
What is a #8 Phillips Screwdriver>

I am a relatively new owner of RV-12 120330 and am reading the Maintenance manual @ 8-4 Tools and one of the items is a #8 Phillips screwdriver. Any help on where I buy one, and what it looks like? ...
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