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Old 01-22-2017, 07:58 PM
RV-4 RV-4 is offline
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Wink Dynon Skyviews 10" models


Those are 10'' Skyviews...Look carefully at the picture and you will see that each screen has 3 screws per side to hold them in place...The 7'' in my -4 has only 2 per side...

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Old 01-23-2017, 08:48 AM
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What's under the hood? Do you have the SJ plenum to go with the cowl? My 6A has the SJ cowl and plenum - along with AFP fuel injection...I needed turbo vents to go LOP with that setup... Let me know if you have questions on that....
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Old 01-23-2017, 09:02 AM
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Ralph, Ray does have the SJ plenum. IO360, AirFlow FM150, Vertterman trombone exhaust, 1 Pmag, and several other goodies.
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Old 01-23-2017, 03:39 PM
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Nice looking bird, Raymo! Love the looks of that SJ cowl.
Terry Ruprecht
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Old 03-30-2017, 11:45 AM
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Here is my slow built RV-7A. I got it flying back in October 2015, and just got it painted this month. It only took 15 yrs to get to this point, but it is such a joy to fly that the time was worth it! I assisted John Stahr with the painting where I could, and had him add airbrushed art to the wingtips for tributes to our fathers, and the tail which is of Yosemite and Mt Hood to reflect on our other hobby, mountaineering

James Jula - CFI/II/MEI - N713JL RV-7A First Flight 10/12/15 - "What is chiefly needed is skill rather than machinery." Wilbur Wright, 1902

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Old 03-30-2017, 02:59 PM
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Beautiful James.
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Old 03-30-2017, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by wjb View Post
Those look to be 7-inchers; I was doing some layout with the 10-inch paper mock-ups, and there is no way you'll get that much space in the center area with 10-inchers.

Very nice panel!
They are 10" screens. I cut the panel myself and each has about 1/8" at the top to clear the left and right supports behind the panel.

Under the hood is a O-360-A4M upgraded, as Tom pointed out, with AFP fuel injection and a P-Mag. Once I am comfortable with this setup, I may go to dual P-Mags or a SDS CPI to replace the left, non-impulse mag.

I am having some trouble with CHT on the #4 cylinder but so far manageable. I've already backed off the timing a bit on the P-Mag a couple degrees to manage temps. LOP ops are not a problem as long as I stay out of the power (<23 MP). We'll see how it does in the summer heat here in southern Georgia. The SJ plenum seals the top of the baffles well but there is room for improvement around the cylinders.

What a joy to fly!


That is a beautiful paint job!
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