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Forum: RV-6/6A 07-18-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By Graham
Glareshield Trim

Thanks everybody for your helpful replies. In the end I borrowed an RV7 glareshield trim and trial fitted it. As a result I am trimming 0.75" off my glareshield "trailing edge" over most of its...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-30-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Graham
Since posting this I have heard back from Vans. ...

Since posting this I have heard back from Vans. It appears that the 40.5" fore/aft dimension from the Trailing edge is to the aft end of the flat that the light sits on, NOT the aft edge of the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-29-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Graham
NAV LIGHT MOUNT INSTALLATION

HI,
I am installing the Vans supplied Navigation (Position) Light fibreglass mounting insert on my RV6 wing tips per the instructions supplied by VANS.

On these instructions dimensions A & B are...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-22-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By Graham
Glareshield Trim

Has anybody used the Classic Aero Designs RV7 Glareshield Trim on an RV6?

If so what was their experience?

Thank You
Graham
New Zealand
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-17-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,854
Posted By Graham
FAB Airbox & inlet filter

Hi all,

I am installing the FAB airbox in my slow build RV6 with an O-320 engine.

In doing this I am having "fun" with vertical alignment of the FAB inlet with the airscoop inlet.
Initial trials...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-06-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,056
Posted By Graham
vA-122 InstallationHi all,

I am building up the FAB air box on my very slow build RV6 and have a question re the VA-122 steel carb heat bracket.

The VA122 has one leg longer than the other and it is not immediately obvious to...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-01-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,594
Posted By Graham
Mike I am at this stage on my very slow build...

Mike

I am at this stage on my very slow build RV6 and wondered what you finally did (if anything) to compensate for engine sag.

One suggestion is to fit a 0.125" oval "packer" ring between the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-30-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By Graham
Use of alternator Over Voltage protection

Hi all,

I am close to finishing my RV6 in New Zealand and have a non labelled alternator purchased from Vans back in 2006, presumably internally regulated.

Having extensively studied feedback on...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-05-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By Graham
Looks like I have answered my own question. I...

Looks like I have answered my own question.

I took the circular plug with three wires coming out to the local auto electrician & they prised the wires out using a small screwdriver. The wires are...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-04-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By Graham
Alternator wiring detail

Hi,

I am about to wire my vans supplied ND 60A alternator i.a.w the Vans supplied instructions, i.e. 1 wire.
My question is are builders joining the J2 18G wire direct to the somewhat fatter green...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-22-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By Graham
Capping Lycoming Prop governor line

Folks,

My O-320-D1A came with an oil line for a constant speed prop, from the oil pump on the aft accessories pad to a fitting in the fwd crankcase.

As I am fitting a fixed pitch prop I have...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-08-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,081
Posted By Graham
RV6 Wheel Pant Brackets

Hi Burke,

I used the RV7 Bracket P.No's U-810 (Inbd) & U-808 (Outbd).

Graham Murphy,
New Zealand
The slowest RV6 builder ever.
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-01-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,090
Posted By Graham
Brake Pedal angles RV-6 & 7 models

Folks

I have just bled my brakes for the first time on my 15 year old project to slow build my RV6. Prior to this I had set the BRAKE pedals to "vertical" but found that this deos not feel right. I...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-17-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By Graham
Flight Data Systems Products

Hi

Can anybody who has install the FDS LC-40 or LC-50 Light Dimmers plse advise their experiences?

Also has anybody installed their GD-40 CO detector, or other CO detectors?

Thank You
Graham
New...
Forum: Interiors 08-28-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,462
Posted By Graham
Gents Thanks for all of your informative...

Gents

Thanks for all of your informative replies. I shall remove the sprigs at least from the waist straps.

Can anybody advise how to remove the springs without cutting them?

Probably very...
Forum: Interiors 08-22-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,462
Posted By Graham
Hooker Harness adjustments

Folks,

I have received a set of Hooker Harnesses for my RV6 via Classic Aero and am finding them EXTREMLY difficult to adjust.
They have wire springs fitted to the adjusters which may be a new...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-09-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By Graham
Filter Bypass Door Installation

Folks,

I am abou to fit the VANS Bypass door instn on the lower surface of my FAB-320 on my RV6 with an 0-320-D1A engine.

The instructions are written around retrofitting, i.e. removing the old...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-22-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,008
Posted By Graham
Thread Compounds for Lycoming engines

Hi,

I am starting to install an 0-320 in my RV6 and cant find any writen info on recommended thread compounds.

What have folks been using as a thread compound on Lycoming & similar engines, e.g on...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-27-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,941
Posted By Graham
Harnesses

Wow

I never met so many people who been a given a hooker for Chistmas!!!!

more seriouly thanks team for your most useful feedack on harnesses (not hookers)

Thank you
Graham
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-25-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,941
Posted By Graham
% Point Rotary Buckle harnesses

Folks,

I am trying to decide on which 5 point rotary buckle harness to install in my near completed RV6.

Can those who have installed this type of harnesses in their RV6 please advise what...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-31-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By Graham
Gents, Thanks for the useful replies. Since...

Gents,

Thanks for the useful replies. Since postingthis I phoned Ray Allen Co & spoke to Scott who was most useful.

My rocker switch was delivered in 1999, and Scott informed me that they have...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-29-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By Graham
Smile Elevator Trim switching arrangements

I am instaling a MAC (Now RAC) elevator trim servo in my very slow build RV-6 and wish to install two trim switches, one a "coolie hat" in the LH stick, & one the MAC rocker switch in the panel.

To...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-16-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,088
Posted By Graham
Eric Newton Canopy Installation Guide

Folks,

I have seen frequent reference to Eric Newton's canopy installation guide.
Eric advises me that his computer crashed & he lost that data. Does anybody have a copy available as a scanned...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-21-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 869
Posted By Graham
FAB Bypass Door Cable routing

Hi all,

I am buildng an RV6 but my question is valid for the -7 also.

I have received the Vans FAB Bypass door kit and am about to install it.

My question is where have you folks located the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-07-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 935
Posted By Graham
Andair Gascolator safey wiring

I am instaling an andair gascolator on my -6 (0-320 engine).

Andair specify safety wiring of the bowl. Does anybody have a foto showing this safety wirng?

Thanks
Graham
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-24-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,004
Posted By Graham
K & N Air Filter Change

Larry

I have just installed my E-3260 air filter supplied by Vans and am unimpressed by the concept of digging out part of the filter so I am keen on trying the
P No E-3322 as used by you.

Did...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-08-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,536
Posted By Graham
Fuel flow mter installation

I am building an RV6 but firewall fwd it is the same as an RV7.

I am planning the instn of a "Red Cube" fuel flow meter (to input to my Dynon D120), and would like info on similar instns. I have...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-15-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By Graham
Vetterman exhaust installation

I am installing a vetterman exhaust on my 0-320-D1A and have found that the crossover pipes are about 3/4" to 1" too long. There is a circumferential felt pen mark at about 1" from the end of the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-06-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By Graham
Installing Engine on partially completed airframe

Gents

Has anybody installed an O-320 or 0-360 on an RV6 (NOT 6A) fuselage with nil wings attached and nil empennage attachd? Canopy not attached except for rollframe.

I intend this to be my next...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-27-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By Graham
Firewall Ground points

I am currently wiring my RV-6 fitted with a Dynon D100 & D120, and am looking at options for grounding my cockpit wires on both sides of the firewall.

Has anybody used the B & C Brass plates with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,551
Posted By Graham
5 point restraint harness

I am looking where to purchase a 5 point restraint harness having a rotary buckle. e.g Scroth.

Can anybody recommend a harness based on your own experience?

I find the modern slotted harness...
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