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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-25-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By jabarr
What does the data plate list for timing?

What does the data plate list for timing?
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,525
Posted By jabarr
In your other thread you’re stated that you are...

In your other thread you’re stated that you are not a mechanic. I would suggest that it is far less risky to just have the engine removed where it sits instead of risking damage removing,...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-23-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,706
Posted By jabarr
Great question!! What are we trying to fix and...

Great question!! What are we trying to fix and why spend so much doing it?
Forum: RV-10 01-14-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,148
Posted By jabarr
Why? Where’s the data to back up that statement?

Why? Where’s the data to back up that statement?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By jabarr
If constant speed prop— 13.7 is quite low for WOT...

If constant speed prop— 13.7 is quite low for WOT takeoff.
Forum: Propellers 12-24-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,768
Posted By jabarr
I certainly wouldn’t fly with the OPs prop. ...

I certainly wouldn’t fly with the OPs prop. Maybe you should re-evaluate your standards??
I’ve seen wood props come apart— it’s not a good ending!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By jabarr
Check ignition timing— may be retarded. What is...

Check ignition timing— may be retarded.
What is WOT fuel flow?
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-23-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By jabarr
Like most Beechcraft manuals spell out— remove...

Like most Beechcraft manuals spell out— remove attaching parts. Reverse to install.

I doubt you’ll find a “checklist” for that task.
Forum: Safety 12-10-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By jabarr
Here ya go—And thanks for the heads...

Here ya go—And thanks for the heads up!
https://www.championaerospace.com/assets/technical/SB1-15A_20181112.pdf
Forum: RV-10 12-10-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,161
Posted By jabarr
NO!!! Ream only!!!

NO!!! Ream only!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By jabarr
Stark Avionics in Columbus or Baseleg Aviation...

Stark Avionics in Columbus or Baseleg Aviation (Vic Syracuse) at Mallards Landing.
Forum: Propellers 11-06-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By jabarr
You would be adding a couple grams less than an...

You would be adding a couple grams less than an inch from centerline. Do you really think that’ll throw the balance off?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By jabarr
Congratulations Jerry!!! Free beer for you at the...

Congratulations Jerry!!!
Free beer for you at the hangar tomorrow between 5:00 & 5:10!
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-01-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,079
Posted By jabarr
I took my commercial check ride in a Colemill...

I took my commercial check ride in a Colemill 310. If done as rocketman describes, it is a very dangerous maneuver if an engine fails as the extreme pitch angle and slow speed would certainly lead...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By jabarr
I tried many different greases on my tailwheel—...

I tried many different greases on my tailwheel— most all were very short term fixes. Finally tried Lubriplate 630 AA grease. Lasts MUCH longer than anything else I’ve tried. Now I relube it every...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-11-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By jabarr
ANY paint/ coating is not a good idea. Results...

ANY paint/ coating is not a good idea. Results will be similar to sealants on a cylinder flange. Don’t do it!
Forum: Southeast 08-29-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,520
Posted By jabarr
For all planning on Triple Tree—— PLEASE study...

For all planning on Triple Tree—— PLEASE study the arrival procedures on the TT website prior to arrival. Enjoy the fly in!! There’s nothing like Triple Tree!!
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-28-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,945
Posted By jabarr
http://i66.tinypic.com/15gozz5.jpg Just an...

http://i66.tinypic.com/15gozz5.jpg


Just an observation— that sure looks like a lot of unsupported line to be as important as it is. Sure looks like a huge failure potential.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-22-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,553
Posted By jabarr
It just flat out doesn’t work that way!!!! Where...

It just flat out doesn’t work that way!!!! Where do you come up with this?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-13-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,562
Posted By jabarr
Could well be a sticking valve but don't assume...

Could well be a sticking valve but don't assume the plugs are good just because they're new.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By jabarr
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/ther...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/thermocouplesbayonet.php?clickkey=99146
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,912
Posted By jabarr
Amen Bob!!! Mr Busch gets a bit carried away with...

Amen Bob!!! Mr Busch gets a bit carried away with so many of his articles.
Forum: Safety 06-24-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,628
Posted By jabarr
It was 7A. Engine quit. Thankfully both OK.

It was 7A. Engine quit. Thankfully both OK.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By jabarr
Not sure if you're asking what fitting the blue...

Not sure if you're asking what fitting the blue one is, or what goes on that fitting? It could be a -3 or -4 flare (hard to tell from the pic). The end that same fitting that screws into the pump...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By jabarr
Correct— the wave washer should not be tightened...

Correct— the wave washer should not be tightened until flat!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-27-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By jabarr
Factory max fuel flow numbers are only for full...

Factory max fuel flow numbers are only for full power/ redline RPM (as stated above). You will not achieve full power/rpm with the fixed pitch prop on takeoff therefore fuel flow numbers will be...
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,690
Posted By jabarr
The prop can only be installed 2 ways. They are...

The prop can only be installed 2 ways. They are 180 degrees apart. Look at the bushing lengths and recesses in prop hub.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-23-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,732
Posted By jabarr
I agree that 100 psi sounds high. I'm betting...

I agree that 100 psi sounds high. I'm betting Larry has it right that there is a very small piece of trash under the relief valve check ball.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-22-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By jabarr
Really? Every carbed RV I know of has a...

Really? Every carbed RV I know of has a gascolator. All running with no issues. Our airport has more than 40 RVs and many are good running carbed models— all running gascolators—- mine included.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,940
Posted By jabarr
AND check fuel flow rate and check fuel system...

AND check fuel flow rate and check fuel system for leaks with boost pump on and mixture at cutoff.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By jabarr
Good answer!

Good answer!
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By jabarr
Why reinvent the wheel? What’s wrong with the...

Why reinvent the wheel? What’s wrong with the Mil 22759 wire?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-18-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,659
Posted By jabarr
If the brakes got that hot, it would be prudent...

If the brakes got that hot, it would be prudent to replace the caliper o-ring. It’s talking to you anyway by trying to leak upon assembly.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-14-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By jabarr
Due to the inactivity, I’d be concerned about the...

Due to the inactivity, I’d be concerned about the possibility of cam lobe damage from corrosion. You may detect it by comparing valve lifts between cylinders.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-11-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,866
Posted By jabarr
Now for the mag issue!!!???

Now for the mag issue!!!???
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-04-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,866
Posted By jabarr
You need to have the mag timing checked. No drop...

You need to have the mag timing checked. No drop is not good.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-04-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,866
Posted By jabarr
Resistance is not normal. There is no tie...

Resistance is not normal. There is no tie between brakes and ailerons. Suggest you investigate before further flight.
What type ignition are you running? If 2 electronic ignitions, very little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,866
Posted By jabarr
Congrats Jerry! That’s a keg!!!

Congrats Jerry! That’s a keg!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By jabarr
If pin was inserted and the mag or engine was...

If pin was inserted and the mag or engine was moved, remove the mag and inspect for damage immediately. Pin is only for initial orientation. Points should just open at 25 degrees (or whatever your...
Forum: Propellers 04-22-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By jabarr
Any recommendations on shops to do MT gov work?

Any recommendations on shops to do MT gov work?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By jabarr
BUT, you must remain within CG for the entire...

BUT, you must remain within CG for the entire flight!! Van’s design gross weight is 1800 lbs. If during a flight, your CG will be out of limits, you must adjust loading accordingly for each flight....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,779
Posted By jabarr
What is the issue you are experiencing??

What is the issue you are experiencing??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,089
Posted By jabarr
Www.switchboxcontrol.com

Www.switchboxcontrol.com
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-12-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By jabarr
My Cleveland brakes do not require 2 different...

My Cleveland brakes do not require 2 different rivet lengths. Maybe that’s a Matco thing???
Forum: Texas (North) 03-19-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By jabarr
Contact a local EAA tech counselor. That’s what...

Contact a local EAA tech counselor. That’s what they’re...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-15-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,599
Posted By jabarr
Whether the limit is an engine limit or prop...

Whether the limit is an engine limit or prop limit is not the point. The title says "Max continuous RPM". You cannot ignore the prop limitation.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-15-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,599
Posted By jabarr
It all depends on which prop you are operating-...

It all depends on which prop you are operating- for example the Hartzell 7496 blades used on an O-360-A1A should only use 2700 rpm for takeoff and reduce to 2600 rpm afterwards. I believe this is...
Forum: Southeast 02-26-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By jabarr
Use Sheltair. Great service— not sure about...

Use Sheltair. Great service— not sure about hangar.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-17-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,421
Posted By jabarr
Did the engine ever run right since the overhaul?...

Did the engine ever run right since the overhaul? Dry tappet clearances all correct? Does sound like an intake leak though.
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,303
Posted By jabarr
Most always caused by running too low on the tire...

Most always caused by running too low on the tire pressure.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By jabarr
2 different companies.

2 different companies.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-06-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By jabarr
You should start with no front air dams then add...

You should start with no front air dams then add as required to balance temps.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-03-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,463
Posted By jabarr
Yeah, he’s kind of full of himself but there is...

Yeah, he’s kind of full of himself but there is some useful info.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-03-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,463
Posted By jabarr
This is the most comprehensive study I’ve come...

This is the most comprehensive study I’ve come across. Although only one aircraft oil was included, it is quite educational covering all aspects of oil technology. Very interesting about the temps...
Forum: RV-10 12-20-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,225
Posted By jabarr
Please read Dans post above— none of these...

Please read Dans post above— none of these comments address Scott’s simple request.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-08-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,327
Posted By jabarr
Just run down to Spruce and pick one up—it’s only...

Just run down to Spruce and pick one up—it’s only $6006.00! Ouch!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-04-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,799
Posted By jabarr
That was my inspiration. I changed it up a bit...

That was my inspiration. I changed it up a bit with different wing treatment and subdued checkerboards.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-19-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,231
Posted By jabarr
Intake gaskets, Lycoming SB 388B, pmag...

Intake gaskets, Lycoming SB 388B, pmag removal/bearing inspection.
Forum: RV-10 10-01-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By jabarr
https://www.lycoming.com/sites/default/files/Fuel%...

https://www.lycoming.com/sites/default/files/Fuel%20Line%20and%20Support%20Clamp%20Inspection%20and%20Installation.pdf
Forum: Southeast 09-24-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,235
Posted By jabarr
Unfortunately, the mfg apparently has no interest...

Unfortunately, the mfg apparently has no interest in even looking at the pieces. They were contacted several times about the failure and the only response was that they would offer another engine at...
Forum: Southeast 09-08-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,235
Posted By jabarr
New ECI IO-371 engine with less than 500 hours. ...

New ECI IO-371 engine with less than 500 hours. Crankshaft is in 2 pieces and one counterweight is no longer attached to it. Either the crank broke first or the counterweight flange on the crank...
Forum: Southeast 09-06-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,235
Posted By jabarr
I hear that the ECI response was less than...

I hear that the ECI response was less than stellar. Very disappointing!!!
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