VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

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

- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

  #1  
Old 03-26-2018, 05:02 PM
Pman Pman is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Geneva, Illinois
Posts: 38
Default STARTER/ALTERNATOR COMBO

ALL,

I'm interested to learn which starter/alternator combinations will fit and allow adequate clearance for my set up.(?) I'm building a RV8 with a Superior IO-360, 9 to 1 Cylinders, Horizontal Induction (Van's FAB Snorkel), Fixed Pitch Prop, and I have Van's supplied RV8 smooth cowl.

Before I order a starter and alternator, I'm trying to determine which Stater and 60amp Alternator would fit my engine/cowl with adequate clearance? If possible, I'm hoping to minimize the amount of fiberglass work.

If someone has experience with the above question, I would appreciate you sharing your thoughts.

Thanks in advance,

Mike
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-26-2018, 07:09 PM
jthocker's Avatar
jthocker jthocker is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Posts: 1,052
Default

Plane power alternator works fine. Skytech 149 NL works fine except you will have to cut off a couple of ears. No fiberglass mods necessary.
__________________
Jon Thocker
Habitual Offender
RV4, RV4, RV6A, RV8, RV8, RV8,RV8, RV8, RV8, RV12

Redline Air Shows
http://www.redlineairshows.com


Upgrade your RV from "Steam" to "Glass"
http://www.redlinethegoal.com
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-26-2018, 09:48 PM
Pman Pman is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Geneva, Illinois
Posts: 38
Default

Thanks for the info Jon!

Sounds like a reasonable combination, and minimal difficulty.

Mike
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 03:25 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.