VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

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

- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

  #1  
Old 03-15-2019, 05:48 AM
Larry DeCamp's Avatar
Larry DeCamp Larry DeCamp is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Clinton, Indiana
Posts: 746
Default Intake filter size ?

Vanís intake will not fit in the James cowl for 0360 w/ FM-150. Don has an elbow for use with a cone filter that has significantly less area than Vans round filter. Dan H has commented on a rectangular filter area that he has used in a different config.
So, before I start developing a custom intake with optimized filter capacity, does anyone have any comment on just using Donís elbow with cone filter ?
__________________
Larry DeCamp
RV-3B flying w/ carb / Pmags / Catto 2b / Steam
RV-4 fastback w/ Superior XP360/AFP/G3X/CPI/Catto3b
Clinton, IN
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-15-2019, 06:04 AM
sailvi767 sailvi767 is offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Charlotte NC
Posts: 829
Default

Itís a lot to wade through and perhaps a bit off topic but there is a ton of info in this thread on intakes and filters.
G

http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...=Rocket+filter
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-15-2019, 09:16 AM
Bob Martin's Avatar
Bob Martin Bob Martin is online now
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Posts: 1,124
Default James

Larry,
Is there something wrong with the James intake setup?
I did 2 on carbs.....so I looked at the injected or forward facing FI setups.
Mybe the FM-150 is vertical and doesn't allow the forward facing setup?..
__________________
Bob Martin
RV-6, 0-360 Hartzell C/S, Tip up, 1150+TT
James extended cowl/plenum, induction, -8VS and Rudder. TSFlightline hoses. Oregon Aero leather seats.
D100-KMD150-660-TT ADI2- AS air/oil seperator. Vetterman exhaust with turndown tips.
Louisa, Virginia KLKU N94TB
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-15-2019, 10:26 AM
airguy's Avatar
airguy airguy is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Garden City, Tx
Posts: 4,505
Default

For vertical intakes, it might be a bit tricky. Horizontal flow works great with a K&N E-0995.
__________________
Greg Niehues - PPSEL, IFR, Repairman Cert.
Garden City, TX VAF 2019 dues paid
N16GN flying 380hrs and counting! Built an off-plan 9A with too much fuel and too much HP. Should drop dead any minute now.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-15-2019, 02:44 PM
Raymo's Avatar
Raymo Raymo is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Richmond Hill, GA (KLHW)
Posts: 1,904
Default

I did the elbow setup from Don and it works great with the SJ intake. I had to make an phenolic spacer to align the filter with the intake tube but that part also came from Don.

PM if you'd like some photos. Here's one of the in-work setup.

__________________
Ray
RV-7A - Slider - N495KL - First flt 27 Jan 17
O-360-A4M w/ AFP FM-150 FI, 1 PMag, Vetterman Trombone Exh, SkyTech starter, PlanePower Alt
Catto 3 blade NLE, FlightLines Interior, James cowl, plenum & intake, Anti-Splat -14 seat mod and nose gear support
All lines by TSFlightLines
NSDQ

"The object of the game, gentlemen, is not to cheat death: the object is not to let him play."
Patrick Poteen, Sgt. U.S. Army
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 12:21 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.