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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-09-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,000
Posted By EchoJuliet
Thanks Bob. Looked impossible (or at least very...

Thanks Bob. Looked impossible (or at least very difficult) to me as well. I noticed that the maintenance manual calls for a clean and inspect for the finger strainer one time per year.

Scott,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-08-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,000
Posted By EchoJuliet
Bob, were you referring to the VA-265 45 deg....

Bob, were you referring to the VA-265 45 deg. fitting/screen at the bottom of the tank? If so, were you able to remove it with the other fitting (FLF-0017 next to it) still installed?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-08-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By EchoJuliet
It's just a little, just enough to see it's there...

It's just a little, just enough to see it's there (not dripping). I usually clean it about once a month. Here we have a high-tech modern engine and we're still cleaning oil from the belly of our...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-07-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By EchoJuliet
Oil tank vent tube

Has anyone had success modifying the oil tank vent tube (FF-1218-1) in order to reduce the amount of oil film that accumulates on the aircraft belly? Wondering if changing the tube length (shorter...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-28-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,000
Posted By EchoJuliet
Yes, I will be replacing the 874 060 Rotax filter...

Yes, I will be replacing the 874 060 Rotax filter since I'm at 100 hrs. and also cleaning the Andair filter.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-28-2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,000
Posted By EchoJuliet
Excellent video, thank you Rob! I'm expecting to...

Excellent video, thank you Rob! I'm expecting to hear from Lockwood in the next few days and will be doing the same removal.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-27-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,655
Posted By EchoJuliet
Transporting ours the short distance from Everett...

Transporting ours the short distance from Everett to Arlington in a rental truck worked well.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-12-2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,000
Posted By EchoJuliet
Okay, well I guess I need a clarification from...

Okay, well I guess I need a clarification from Rotax. Seems odd that they would list the 889694 part number in the SB and then say to only look at the serial number range.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,000
Posted By EchoJuliet
Scott, can you please confirm that Vans concurs...

Scott, can you please confirm that Vans concurs with the information from Lockwood - that the part number 889691 vs. 889694 is irrelevant, and that we should only be looking at the serial number...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,000
Posted By EchoJuliet
She said that they have ordered the repair kits...

She said that they have ordered the repair kits today, no lead time or price yet. Sounds like you will pay for the kit, then send the old pumps back along with a warranty claim.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,000
Posted By EchoJuliet
I had the same question about the part number...

I had the same question about the part number 889691 vs. 889694 shown in the service bulletin, so I called Lockwood this morning and they said to only look at the serial number and not the part...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,000
Posted By EchoJuliet
grrrrrrrrr....

grrrrrrrrr....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-22-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 37,511
Posted By EchoJuliet
Greg, not sure if you saw my question or not.

Greg, not sure if you saw my question or not.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-22-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 37,511
Posted By EchoJuliet
I talked to Katie at Gallagher this morning, and...

I talked to Katie at Gallagher this morning, and she confirmed that my policy would not be affected.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 37,511
Posted By EchoJuliet
Thanks Jim, I just read through my policy and...

Thanks Jim, I just read through my policy and didn't see anything, but I'll check with Gallagher tomorrow.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 37,511
Posted By EchoJuliet
Yes, I believe I could say that if I see that...

Yes, I believe I could say that if I see that there are no cracks developing during future frequent inspections.
I have concerns that someone climbing into the tailcone could actually cause...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 37,511
Posted By EchoJuliet
It's my understanding that Service Bulletins are...

It's my understanding that Service Bulletins are not mandatory.

From the FAA Aviation Safety website: If you are
operating your aircraft under 14 CFR part 91, a
service bulletin is advisory, and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 37,511
Posted By EchoJuliet
Question for Greg Hughes - out of the 750+...

Question for Greg Hughes - out of the 750+ RV-12's flying, can you tell us how many aircraft owners have reported cracks in these areas?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-18-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 37,511
Posted By EchoJuliet
New Service Bulletin 00053

Let me be the first to put out a request for a 5'4", 125 lb. flexible mechanic to work this SB for me. LOL
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-09-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By EchoJuliet
Here's 4 more photos

Here's 4 more photos
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-09-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By EchoJuliet
I have some photos of my cowling construction,...

I have some photos of my cowling construction, hope this helps. The only advice I could give that's not in the instructions is to watch the gap between the lower portion of the spinner and the lower...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-03-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By EchoJuliet
6.75 inches with the optional throttle grip

6.75 inches with the optional throttle grip
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-01-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,785
Posted By EchoJuliet
I second the recommendation to contact the FAA...

I second the recommendation to contact the FAA FSDO office, my inspection was free as well through the Seattle office. Looks like the closest FSDO to you is in Portland, Maine.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-25-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,539
Posted By EchoJuliet
I was ready to purchase the Harbor Freight medium...

I was ready to purchase the Harbor Freight medium size (1.5 to 2.5); now I'm confused - will that work or not?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-21-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,393
Posted By EchoJuliet
These two photos are in FlightAware for N412DR

These two photos are in FlightAware for N412DR
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-26-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,286
Posted By EchoJuliet
I had the same concern a couple years ago. I...

I had the same concern a couple years ago. I ended up temporarily attaching the aft fus, vertical fin, and rudder in order to get the correct lengths. You may want to consider that option. My link...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-18-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,959
Posted By EchoJuliet
I found these round end caps at Outwater Plastics...

I found these round end caps at Outwater Plastics Industries, Inc., part numbers are C24-U21-BK (black) and C24-U21-WH (white). They are good quality, fit perfectly, and priced at .51 ea.
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