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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By William
Dmat you want to take the shielded wiring for the...

Dmat you want to take the shielded wiring for the left mag and terminate the center conductor to terminal 2 labeled L on the switch. The shield you will terminate to the G or ground terminal on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,547
Posted By William
A quick search brought this up. Hope this...

A quick search brought this up. Hope this helps, a picture with worth.... http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=109067&highlight=Copper+bus+bar
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,547
Posted By William
You probably already know this but in your...

You probably already know this but in your diagram the circuit breakers are your main power bus. The circuit breakers get tied together with copper bar and then a hot wire is bolted somewhere on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-13-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By William
KatanaPilot pm sent. Thanks Bill

KatanaPilot pm sent.

Thanks
Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By William
Don’t know if this is the same person but I did a...

Don’t know if this is the same person but I did a search for Jon Finley and found this thread, http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=90545&highlight=Jon+Finley. He goes by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By William
Dwranda ive used uship.com to ship 2 aircraft for...

Dwranda ive used uship.com to ship 2 aircraft for me and both arrived in excellent shape.

Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-19-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,772
Posted By William
I never found a cheap alternative, but I bought...

I never found a cheap alternative, but I bought my gmt232 crimper used but in good shape for $40 on the big auction site. There are usually a selection to choose from.

Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-18-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,772
Posted By William
I use these butt splices from aircraft spruce and...

I use these butt splices from aircraft spruce and though they are a bit pricey they work great. Just got to get the proper crimper and they install quickly and are a sealed connection. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-31-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,055
Posted By William
Hi Hank I’m using a Sensenich 70x80 metal fixed...

Hi Hank

I’m using a Sensenich 70x80 metal fixed pitch prop and on takeoff roll I’m Seeing 2350rpms. At 8000feet density altitude I can turn over 2700 rpms; which I don’t recommend as the metal...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-31-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,055
Posted By William
Thanks for the response Mel. Bill

Thanks for the response Mel.

Bill
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-31-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,055
Posted By William
Hi Mel Iíve seen you say this in the past and Iím...

Hi Mel Iíve seen you say this in the past and Iím curious why this is? When I went from 8.5:1 compression pistons to 10:1 I did get a very slight increase in vibration but mostly at rpms below 1200....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-31-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,055
Posted By William
I would definitely do it again! Pulling the...

I would definitely do it again! Pulling the cylinders are not too bad but I’ve built a few of these engines in the past so I know my way around them. If you got a repair manual and cylinder...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-31-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,055
Posted By William
Scott, though I see Mel’s point, I went from...

Scott, though I see Mel’s point, I went from 8.5:1 compression pistons on my o320 with dual mags to 10:1 compression pistons with dual sds electronic ignition and noticed a good improvement. Picked...
Forum: RV-10 11-13-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By William
Thanks Lenny! Bill

Thanks Lenny!

Bill
Forum: RV-10 11-12-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By William
Thanks Lenny for the reply. I would go with the...

Thanks Lenny for the reply. I would go with the ones from Geoff if these door werenít already cut and fitted for the ones from Coss Aviation. Would be very interested in seeing how you made these...
Forum: RV-10 11-12-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By William
Thanks Bob for the reply.

Thanks Bob for the reply.
Forum: RV-10 11-12-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By William
Hi Jason Iíll try and get you some pics tomorrow.

Hi Jason Iíll try and get you some pics tomorrow.
Forum: RV-10 11-11-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By William
Upon further research the Coss Aviation door...

Upon further research the Coss Aviation door handle look very similar to the iflyrv10 flush mounted handles. Does anyone know if these companies are tied together? Meaning could I use the...
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By William
RV10 flush mounted door handles by Coss Aviation ....help

Hello all I recently bought a partially completed rv10 project and it included a set of coss aviation flush mounted door handles already partially installed but no instructions. Anyone have a set of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-18-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By William
Thank you Raymo. 👍

Thank you Raymo. 👍
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-18-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By William
http://halie.com/scale/20/ohs.jpg

http://halie.com/scale/20/ohs.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-18-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By William
Test...

http://halie.com/ohs.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By William
Be sure to check the condition of the pump...

Be sure to check the condition of the pump plunger for the accelerator pump. The plunger itself is made of leather material and will dry out. Check for the proper float height, and proper (updated)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By William
I've seen these same residue from a slipping...

I've seen these same residue from a slipping alternator belt. Please take a close look at that belt. Proper tension is pretty important.

BR
Bill
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-22-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,353
Posted By William
Hi Ross I have a dual cpi setup on my RV6A and it...

Hi Ross I have a dual cpi setup on my RV6A and it has performed flawlessly. I'm not familiar with the adjustable coil charge time? I don't recall seeing that in my setup?


Thanks
Bill
Forum: RV-4 08-18-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By William
Great write up Gary. Glad you got those brakes...

Great write up Gary. Glad you got those brakes working well. This is Bill based at kvdf with the RV6A

Take care
Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,729
Posted By William
I have a vdo oil pressure sender with a ground...

I have a vdo oil pressure sender with a ground soldered to the case. I recently had a high oil pressure warning as well and a few small taps on the sender with a hammer solved the issue;

Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,428
Posted By William
Congratulations Scooby, glad to hear both your...

Congratulations Scooby, glad to hear both your wife and son are doing well! Glad the winds were working in your favor; peddle to the medal.

Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By William
Thanks everyone for the responses. Prop stall is...

Thanks everyone for the responses. Prop stall is something I never thought of though it does make sense. The rpm is coming from my Mgl Avionics Odyssey and efis.

Thanks
Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By William
RPM loss on takeoff roll

A little background. I own a RV6A with a carbureted o320 and fixed pitch sensenich metal prop. Everything has 70 hours on it since overhaul. I've noticed on initial takeoff roll my rpm are around...
Forum: RV-3 07-11-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,350
Posted By William
I would be interested in purchasing the 10" oil...

I would be interested in purchasing the 10" oil tube and stick. I've got the shorter one on my RV6A and could really use a longer one. Perhaps we could trade?

Thanks
Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,297
Posted By William
On my Sam James ram air intake I used marine...

On my Sam James ram air intake I used marine exhaust water hose for the ram air to cowling connection such as this. https://www.fisheriessupply.com/trident-marine-series-321-ocean-flex-hose. You...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,727
Posted By William
Not the preferred extinguisher for the reasons...

Not the preferred extinguisher for the reasons stated above, BUT if it's one of those or nothing definitely add one. During a fire inflight in the cabin the last thing I'm worried about is the well...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-19-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By William
Thanks everyone for the reply. Wayne i did not...

Thanks everyone for the reply. Wayne i did not change the code. Any help on this would be great.

Thanks
Bill
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-18-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By William
Has anyone got Stratux to work on their MGL Efis??

I'm trying to get Adsb traffic and weather to display on my Odyssey efis. I currently have the Stratux hard wired to my panel and have the rs 232 cable into port 1 on the back of the efis. I've got...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-11-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By William
Thanks Marc.

Thanks Marc.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-11-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By William
Thanks Steve for that info that is almost exactly...

Thanks Steve for that info that is almost exactly what I'm getting. I'm getting a low fuel pressure of .4psi during climbing with the boost pump off and Lycoming states .5psi as the minimum. I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-10-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By William
Hi Dan the test was done with the tail sitting on...

Hi Dan the test was done with the tail sitting on the ground. I'm aware of the required minimums but what I'm not sure of is the lower flow rate after the red cube and mechanical pump normal? I'd...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-10-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By William
Static fuel flow testing.

Curious how these numbers compare to others. I have a standard vans firewall forward setup for a carbureted o320. I have a lycoming o320-b2a and the red cube and mechanical fuel pump are after the...
Forum: Steam Gauges 11-29-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,218
Posted By William
Yes I had a blonde moment. I agree with Mel and...

Yes I had a blonde moment. I agree with Mel and Vic.


Good luck
Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By William
Fuel tank calibration with Odyssey EFIS

Preparing for my first flight in my rv-6a and need to setup the calibration of my fuel levels on the Odyssey efis. I'm using the resistive float senders from vans. My understanding is the range is...
Forum: Safety 11-11-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,193
Posted By William
Hi Jesse how was each situation dealt with? ...

Hi Jesse how was each situation dealt with?

I'm a possible future rv10 owner and It seems if the door swings open during flight that it is highly likely to depart the aircraft, and if that door...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,613
Posted By William
Thanks all I plan on installing them today and...

Thanks all I plan on installing them today and adding pliobond to the ends. Ibe currently got the 1/8" clearance.

Thanks
Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,613
Posted By William
Thanks Carl Best regards Bill

Thanks Carl

Best regards
Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,613
Posted By William
Wing root intersection rubber seal orientation?

Just preparing for first flight on my RV-6A and I'm trying to install the wing root fairing with the rubber seal. Which direction does the h seal install. Does the seal flow up the side of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,776
Posted By William
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: RV-12 09-19-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,618
Posted By William
Please see post# 19 in this thread. There are...

Please see post# 19 in this thread. There are others as well that experienced the gains from the gear leg fairings. ...
Forum: RV-12 09-19-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,618
Posted By William
I believe I read on the other rv models it has...

I believe I read on the other rv models it has been tested and found there is as much speed gain from the gear leg fairings as there are from the wheel pants. YMMV

Bill
Forum: Propellers 09-03-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 22,134
Posted By William
Sounds great! I look forward to your results....

Sounds great! I look forward to your results. Sure is a pretty looking prop

Bill
Forum: Propellers 09-03-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 22,134
Posted By William
Hi Axel curious how your takeoff distance and...

Hi Axel curious how your takeoff distance and climb rate were afected seeing you had a 200-280rpm decrease in static rpm?


Thanks
Bill
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-29-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,791
Posted By William
Thanks everyone for the info so far. Bill

Thanks everyone for the info so far.

Bill
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-28-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,791
Posted By William
Hi Kyle any chance you know the mods done on your...

Hi Kyle any chance you know the mods done on your friends engine?

Thanks
Bill
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-28-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,791
Posted By William
Thanks Ross for your insight. Bill

Thanks Ross for your insight.


Bill
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-28-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,791
Posted By William
Hi Ross thanks for the reply. Would any of the...

Hi Ross thanks for the reply. Would any of the aftermarket intakes for the Honda Fit be better? What were the other mods?

Thanks
Bill
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-27-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,791
Posted By William
Viking engine....Any pireps?

I'm interested in hearing any first hand experience of the Viking engine. I'm looking at a aircraft project that has a Viking 110hp engine in it. The engine is from 2012 and does not have the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By William
Thanks Carl for the info. Were you at Tampa...

Thanks Carl for the info. Were you at Tampa executive a few days ago? I believe I saw your plane parked over near hawk aircraft painting?

Thanks
Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By William
Hi Chris I figured such as well. Unfortunately...

Hi Chris I figured such as well. Unfortunately they didn't have anything laying around to use. They will overhaul the prop for a $625 fee. They will dimensionally check the prop and statically...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By William
I definitely plan on getting the prop dynamic...

I definitely plan on getting the prop dynamic balance but Before I do that I want to make sure everything's A-OK inside the engine.

Thanks
Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By William
Borrow Prop for o-320 7/16" bolts needed at Tampa executive

Hi all I'm trying to finish the last item before inspection and first flight of my rv6a. My engine has a pretty severe vibration and I believe it's the prop. Before I tear into the engine I would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,991
Posted By William
Hi Steve your Rv6 looks beautiful..!! I'm a Rv6a...

Hi Steve your Rv6 looks beautiful..!! I'm a Rv6a owner with a Sam James cowling as well. In your pic I notice the connection between the intake rings and the plenum where the neoprene is usually...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,446
Posted By William
Have you confirmed the air intake is clear of any...

Have you confirmed the air intake is clear of any obstructions? Have you sumped your fuel tanks? Did the plane sit outside the night before? Just thinking out loud here.

Good luck,
Bill
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 78,246
Posted By William
Nice. I've got the hobby air and the hose can be...

Nice. I've got the hobby air and the hose can be a bit problematic at times.

Bill
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