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Forum: RV-12 04-17-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Piper J3
I think that may be a first for VAF...

I think that may be a first for VAF...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-15-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Piper J3
Curious as to reason you are selling?

Curious as to reason you are selling?
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-15-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By Piper J3
Test Image Size - Mac Retina Display

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Forum: RV-12 04-12-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,557
Posted By Piper J3
Just a small suggestion… add a small (3/16 x...

Just a small suggestion… add a small (3/16 x 1/4L) neodymium magnet to hold the handle in the open position. The handle sometimes turns slightly and prevents opening the canopy from the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-10-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By Piper J3
0320 Main Case, Rear Case, and Crankshaft are all...

0320 Main Case, Rear Case, and Crankshaft are all sold...
Forum: RV-12 04-10-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Piper J3
Thanks guys, we're ready to give it try...

Thanks guys, we're ready to give it try...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-09-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By Piper J3
Need Help Updating Dynon HDX

I asked in RV-12 thread but got no help...

I want to update Dynon HDX for RV-12 built by Synergy. I’d like to load newest SkyView System Software (15.3.3) and Aviation, Terrain, and Obstacle...
Forum: RV-12 04-09-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Piper J3
Need Help Updating Dynon HDX...

I need help updating Dynon HDX for RV-12 built by Synergy. I’d like to load newest SkyView System Software (15.3.3) and Aviation, Terrain, and Obstacle databases.

I have studied Dynon’s SkyView...
Forum: RV-12 04-08-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,983
Posted By Piper J3
From Sling Factory website... The Sling’s flying...

From Sling Factory website... The Sling’s flying characteristics make for a perfectly coordinated, highly responsive control setup. This gives her the distinct qualities of a fighter jet aircraft,...
Forum: RV-12 04-08-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,983
Posted By Piper J3
A quick look shows Sling 2 at 820# empty, so if...

A quick look shows Sling 2 at 820# empty, so if built ELSA, then useful is 500#. Add 39 gallons of fuel @ 249# and you only have 250 lbs left for two people & luggage.

The RV-12iS is 775# empty...
Forum: RV-12 04-05-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,821
Posted By Piper J3
Tony, you live by the ocean, so salt air with...

Tony, you live by the ocean, so salt air with lots of rain in the PNW would be a consideration...
Forum: RV-12 04-05-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,821
Posted By Piper J3
David Your point is well taken. I hadn’t...

David

Your point is well taken. I hadn’t considered the possibility of dissimilar metals, thinking Stainless Steel would be impervious to corrosion.

It’s been a very long time since I took a...
Forum: RV-12 04-04-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,821
Posted By Piper J3
Installing the Stabilator is a Royal Pain...

I finished SB 18-02-02 and yesterday finally had warm enough temps to allow reinstalling the Stabilator. I followed KAI Page 11-03 instructions for attaching the Stabilator Assembly to the Tail Cone...
Forum: RV-12 04-01-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,557
Posted By Piper J3
Tom You will want to add a positive stop to...

Tom

You will want to add a positive stop to prevent the canopy from lifting when in partially open position such as taxiing on a hot day with a trailing wind.

See…...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-30-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By Piper J3
FS (2) Hartzell CS Props

I am placing this ad for a friend – please note contact information at bottom of description…

Hartzell CS Prop Model HCA2XK-1, Hub SN J465, Blade SN’s A24281/A24029. Price -...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-30-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By Piper J3
FS 0320 Main Case, Rear Case, Crankshaft

THESE ITEMS ARE ALL SOLD...

I am placing this ad for a friend – please note contact information at bottom of description…

FS 0320 Main Case, Rear Case, Crankshaft

All items for Lycoming...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-30-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By Piper J3
FS I0360-CIC 0SCMOH 200HP

I am placing this ad for a friend – please note contact information at bottom of description…

0SCMOH 200HP Series 51A Model I0360-CIC SN L-13245-51A
New cam, chromed cylinders. All parts...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-30-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By Piper J3
0320-E2A 0SCMOH 160HP

I am placing this ad for a friend – please note contact information at bottom of description…

0SCMOH 160HP Series 27A Model 0320-E2A SN L-17636-27A
New cam, ECI cylinders. All parts magnetic/dye...
Forum: RV-12 03-30-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By Piper J3
I did a little searching and it seems maybe Bing...

I did a little searching and it seems maybe Bing did use extension springs on their carbs and perhaps it was carried over by Rotax.
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Forum: RV-12 03-29-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By Piper J3
The old spring is an extension spring that is...

The old spring is an extension spring that is stretched linearly (lengthwise). The new spring is a torsion spring that slips over the throttle shaft. As the throttle shaft rotates to the closed...
Forum: RV-12 03-29-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By Piper J3
I've been thinking about this and I understand...

I've been thinking about this and I understand wanting to fill the filter to get oil pressure on first start-up, but where does the displaced air from the filter go? It has to go into the oil...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-29-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By Piper J3
Email sent...

Email sent...
Forum: RV-12 03-29-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By Piper J3
Best not to burp engine with oil tank drained. ...

Best not to burp engine with oil tank drained. You will suck air into the oil pump which can cause problems with hydraulic lifters. Burb engine prior to draining oil tank, change filter, refill the...
Forum: RV-12 03-29-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,232
Posted By Piper J3
Cold oil change is never a good idea. Best to...

Cold oil change is never a good idea. Best to change when oil is warmed up and particles stirred into suspension so they drain with the oil...
Forum: RV-12 03-27-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,821
Posted By Piper J3
I opted to substitute a solid AN4 rivet for one...

I opted to substitute a solid AN4 rivet for one of the LP4-3 on the HS-01231C Hinge Gusset mainly to keep up appearances.

You will need to temporarily remove the AN3 bolt on the Hinge Bracket...
Forum: RV-12 03-23-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,640
Posted By Piper J3
Still curious if this was an engine started from...

Still curious if this was an engine started from cold or was it warm(hot) from a previous flight...
Forum: RV-12 03-23-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,392
Posted By Piper J3
Was this on a 12, and if so, at what place along...

Was this on a 12, and if so, at what place along the length of the cable?
Forum: RV-12 03-22-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,640
Posted By Piper J3
Was the engine started from cold or was it...

Was the engine started from cold or was it warm(hot) from a previous flight?
Forum: RV-12 03-22-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,392
Posted By Piper J3
The function of the throttle springs is not to...

The function of the throttle springs is not to keep the carbs synched, although they do somewhat provide this function. The springs are for safety – they advance power to full if a throttle cable...
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,392
Posted By Piper J3
Correct. These are motorcycle carbs, and when...

Correct. These are motorcycle carbs, and when used in that application, a torsion spring on the throttle shaft is used to default the throttle to idle. For Rotax aircraft engine this new torsion...
Forum: RV-12 03-20-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Piper J3
To guard against dumbness/forgetfulness and make...

To guard against dumbness/forgetfulness and make fuel pump fuse almost foolproof... anytime I remove the fuse, I tape it to the pilot control stick. No switch or light to look at. I think I would...
Forum: RV-12 03-20-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By Piper J3
^^^^ Hint... it has to do with safety.

^^^^ Hint... it has to do with safety.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-19-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,798
Posted By Piper J3
Try TinyPic Image Hosting. See...

Try TinyPic Image Hosting. See http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1079146
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By Piper J3
I don't see an N number on the plane. Maybe...

I don't see an N number on the plane. Maybe stealth?
Forum: RV-12 03-16-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,666
Posted By Piper J3
See...http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpo...

See...http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1083770&postcount=52
Forum: Reviews 03-13-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By Piper J3
T-Mobile has a 30 text/month plan for...

T-Mobile has a 30 text/month plan for $3/month.

See http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1245340&postcount=17
Forum: RV-12 03-13-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,544
Posted By Piper J3
Same here... Last summer I looked with very...

Same here... Last summer I looked with very bright LED flashlight and couldn't see markings on any of the isolators. I thought for sure I was included in the SB because my 12 is sn 58. Van's sent...
Forum: Reviews 03-12-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,029
Posted By Piper J3
Something like this......

Something like this... https://www.ebay.com/itm/12V-2A-Power-Supply-Wall-Wart-12VDC-12V-2A-5-5mm-x-2-1mm-Plug-NICE-US-SHIP/181829748511?hash=item2a55e5c71f:g:K7UAAOSwT6pVySGN
Forum: Reviews 03-12-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,029
Posted By Piper J3
I use a 4G-GSM-High-Amperage-Remote-Control-Relay...

I use a 4G-GSM-High-Amperage-Remote-Control-Relay https://www.ebay.com/itm/4G-GSM-High-Amperage-Remote-Control-Relay-DC-Powered-USA-Canada-Mexico/192083520963 to operate my engine...
Forum: RV-12 03-09-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By Piper J3
I have a fairly new axle shaft for the old style...

I have a fairly new axle shaft for the old style fork. It is slightly longer and drilled for cotter key. I will include the castellated nut. You pay shipping.

Let me know...
Forum: RV-12 03-08-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,676
Posted By Piper J3
The Bing 64 is a constant velocity carb where the...

The Bing 64 is a constant velocity carb where the manifold vacuum diaphragm controls the venturi opening and air/fuel mixture. This design feature also provides auto mixture compensation as altitude...
Forum: RV-12 03-04-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,767
Posted By Piper J3
Did you do a fuel flow analysis with 0.021 Vs....

Did you do a fuel flow analysis with 0.021 Vs. 0.014 restrictive orifice at the low ~ 5 psig fuel pump delivery pressure? At such a low pressure the flow difference may be significant.

Vans may...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-21-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 887,703
Posted By Piper J3
Try TinyPic Image Hosting. See...

Try TinyPic Image Hosting. See http://www.vansairforce.net/articles/ImagesInForums/images.htm
Forum: ADS-B 02-21-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By Piper J3
You might be better asking this question in VAF...

You might be better asking this question in VAF Forums > Avionics / Interiors / Fiberglass / ADS-B


[ed. I moved it there. v/r,dr]
Forum: RV-12 02-20-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,006
Posted By Piper J3
Does anyone know the P/N for the barrel locking...

Does anyone know the P/N for the barrel locking clips?
Forum: RV-12 02-17-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,821
Posted By Piper J3
I ordered both this morning from Van's Aircraft...

I ordered both this morning from Van's Aircraft Web Store...

Part Number: SB 18-02-02
Quantity: 1
Unit Price: 20.00

Part Number: SB 18-02-03
Quantity: 1
Unit Price: 10.00
Forum: RV-12 02-16-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 24,821
Posted By Piper J3
I wonder if Van's will supply parts...

I wonder if Van's will supply parts free-of-charge for this SB like they did for fuel tank and landing gear?
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By Piper J3
Try TinyPic Image Hosting. See...

Try TinyPic Image Hosting. See http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1079146
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By Piper J3
Move along folks... nothing to see here.

Move along folks... nothing to see here.
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By Piper J3
I don't see anything except circle with...

I don't see anything except circle with horizontal line... :D
Forum: RV-12 02-09-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,382
Posted By Piper J3
The Dye / UV Black Light will find the source of...

The Dye / UV Black Light will find the source of your leak...
Forum: RV-12 02-09-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,382
Posted By Piper J3
For a small leak in the fuel tank I used a UV...

For a small leak in the fuel tank I used a UV soluble dye and powerful black light. Worked like a charm.

For coolant leak use this combination sourced from eBay:

Dye…...
Forum: RV-12 02-08-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,382
Posted By Piper J3
How can you be sure it isn’t leaking during...

How can you be sure it isn’t leaking during flight? Perhaps it doesn’t drip down until it sits for a while. Is there coolant on the belly of the airplane? This would be most plausible explanation,...
Forum: RV-12 01-21-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,058
Posted By Piper J3
A few questions... • Are you really burning 6...

A few questions...

• Are you really burning 6 GPH as measured by replenishing fuel or are you looking at fuel flow on D-180?

• Is the specific K value for you fuel flow transducer input to the...
Forum: RV-12 01-21-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,058
Posted By Piper J3
As a point of reference the following screens are...

As a point of reference the following screens are typical for my summer flying - first two OAT 77F and last...
Forum: RV-12 01-19-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,119
Posted By Piper J3
I went through this yin/yang three years ago. I...

I went through this yin/yang three years ago. I really wanted to build but thought better of it after fully considering family commitments. I ended up trading my J3-Cub plus some cash for a flying...
Forum: RV-12 01-16-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By Piper J3
In another thread titled "Air Induction Option" I...

In another thread titled "Air Induction Option" I wrote that the J3-Cub I owned for more than twenty years had an updraft carb on Continental A65-8 engine. You could view the entire carb through the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-16-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 24,666
Posted By Piper J3
I have a question... I'm not a builder. I see...

I have a question... I'm not a builder. I see the blue protective film on the skins and wonder how you cut the film to expose the bare aluminum for riveting. Do you use a razor blade, and if so,...
Forum: RV-12 01-13-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,767
Posted By Piper J3
I read this report and to me it sounds more like...

I read this report and to me it sounds more like an infomercial where a guy cuts his boat in half and then tapes it back together with his wonder product and it doesn’t leak water. Not a whole lot...
Forum: RV-12 01-05-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By Piper J3
The J3-Cub I owned for more than twenty years had...

The J3-Cub I owned for more than twenty years had an updraft carb on Continental A65-8 engine. You could view the entire carb through the open cowling. I would land on a hot summer day and the carb...
Forum: RV-12 01-05-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By Piper J3
Everyone always talks about heated air feeding...

Everyone always talks about heated air feeding the RV-12 Rotax. I’d be interested if someone has taken actual carb intake air temps while in flight.

I’ll bet there’s plenty of ram air through the...
Forum: RV-12 01-04-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By Piper J3
With eBay... use PayPal and option for payment...

With eBay... use PayPal and option for payment only when item is delivered. Beautiful solution. Credit card info is hidden from seller and funds not at risk for fraud.
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