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Old 11-13-2017, 09:52 AM
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Hi All
I have decided to upgrade my RV-4 with a O360 C/S and this will be the thread of that process.

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I look forward to any commits and advise
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Old 11-13-2017, 10:01 AM
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Comment - " You can do it buddy "
Advice - " You can do it buddy "

With your skills, this will be easy.
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Old 11-13-2017, 10:46 AM
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Great news, glad the stars are getting all lined up.
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Old 11-13-2017, 11:32 AM
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Dayton: could you comment on your thought process to go down this road?

And thanks for letting us follow along!

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Old 11-13-2017, 06:57 PM
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Dayton,
I have a old Air Force buddy that made the same conversion to his O320 wood prop RV-4. He used a WW 151 prop so the CG would workout. It had incredible performance.
Go for it!
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Old 11-13-2017, 07:23 PM
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Geee....adding a constant speed prop means he's going to have to upgrade his throttle quadrant! I told him I might have a recommendation.....
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