VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

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

- Today's Posts | Insert Pics


Go Back   VAF Forums > Model Specific > RV-12/RV-12iS
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #11  
Old 09-06-2019, 10:08 PM
RFSchaller RFSchaller is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 2,548
Default

I didnít really see much drop in speed without the wheel pants. Maybe a couple of knots, but I didnít measure exactly. The pants look great, but in my opinion the aesthetics arenít worth the added hassle of pulling and replacing them to do maintenance. Iím sure others disagree. To each his on.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 09-07-2019, 05:13 AM
AirHound AirHound is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: OFallon IL now, everywhere before
Posts: 314
Default

Thanks All, very helpful!
__________________
Doug
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 09-07-2019, 06:30 AM
TomVal's Avatar
TomVal TomVal is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: SC & CA
Posts: 863
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by AirHound View Post
Calling old hands! Can the old nose wheel pant fit and be converted for the newer SB fork without as much disassembly the conversion part kit calls for? Just piecing it together Iím hopeful to just add the mounting flanges to the new fork and then only match drill the new fairing flanges and doublers to the old pant. Am I dreaming?

Doug
The nose wheel pant will fit the new fork. The SB will direct you to bend the front tip of the re-enforcing bracket a few degrees (I don't remember the exact degree of bend). That will match the curvature of the wheel pant.
__________________
Tom Valenzia
RV8 (Sold)
RV12 Jabiru 2200 Powered
Dues contributor since 2007

Learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make all of them yourself...Anonymous
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 09-22-2019, 09:39 AM
AirHound AirHound is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: OFallon IL now, everywhere before
Posts: 314
Default

Any late comers replacing oem nose fork the nose wheel pant conversion only requires drilling 3 attach holes on each flange of your existing pant and also attaching three nut plates on each fork and that is it. For specifics please email your phone number and Iíll discuss with you. Doug
__________________
Doug
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 03:33 AM.


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.