VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

- POSTING RULES
- Donate yearly (please).
- Advertise in here!

- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

  #1  
Old 11-13-2017, 08:28 PM
drone_pilot drone_pilot is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Hobbs, NM
Posts: 187
Default Fuel Servo Installation

Hello All,

I sent my RSA-5 fuel servo and flow divider to Airflow Performance for evaluation/overhaul. I have a Lycoming IO360-A1A. My question comes when re-installing the servo on the sump. I have new gaskets coming but would like to know the right way to prepare the mating surfaces and also whether I need to apply any goop to the gaskets when installing. If so, what kind of goop should I use. )

Thanks as Always!

Ben
__________________
Ben

RV-7A Tip Up - Done!!!
Airworthiness Certificate in hand!
Transition training done!
Flying my wings off!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-14-2017, 01:32 AM
rv8ch rv8ch is offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: LSGG
Posts: 2,114
Default Confirm with Don

I'd confirm with Don, but this came up recently and there were a lot of good ideas from dry, to vaseline, to other gasket sealers. It's a low pressure area so there shouldn't be a need for much to keep it sealed.
__________________
Mickey Coggins
http://rv8.ch
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-14-2017, 09:02 AM
Andrew Anunson Andrew Anunson is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Pound, VA
Posts: 71
Default

I will need to send my RSA into Don soon too. Please share the outcome of the inspection / overhaul / rebuild with us.

Thanks,
Andrew
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:55 PM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.