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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,822
Posted By Azjulian
My RV12 took me a year to finish and I also have...

My RV12 took me a year to finish and I also have a full time job.

I have friends building other Vans kits and all of their kits are excellent.

The reason I decided to build the 12 was that Vans put...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-07-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By Azjulian
It took an evening once I had everything scuffed...

It took an evening once I had everything scuffed etc and a good plan on how to approach - honestly once you watch the video and take your time really not that hard
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-05-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By Azjulian
You should only need one. Vans have an excellent...

You should only need one.

Vans have an excellent fuel tank build video they posted on YouTube - I would watch that first. You need a lot less than you think
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-30-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,581
Posted By Azjulian
I've heard this happen when carbs have come back...

I've heard this happen when carbs have come back after overhaul too.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-30-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,127
Posted By Azjulian
not good i'm sure. i have read several serious...

not good i'm sure. i have read several serious accident reports that resulted after that trail of events.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-22-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,581
Posted By Azjulian
Do you have any data stored to the SD card on...

Do you have any data stored to the SD card on fuel pressure etc you could share ?

When I Faaís going through the fly off period I had an engine stumble and difficulty with hot running at high rpm. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-29-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,209
Posted By Azjulian
I had noise for ages and I think someone on here...

I had noise for ages and I think someone on here suggested that I check any mixed audio, and I found that the audio in mix was set to full i turned that off and it fixed my noise.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-22-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By Azjulian
All of those notices and SBs (and I suspect that...

All of those notices and SBs (and I suspect that you are missing some like the stabilator re-enforcement and the nose gear) are all to me worth your doing as a way to really do a thorough inspection...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-21-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By Azjulian
Thanks Walt - interesting I need to check but I...

Thanks Walt - interesting I need to check but I thought I had deactivated the internal GPS and configured to use the external one..
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-20-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By Azjulian
Garmin GPS message

I noticed I had a message today on my G3X it said ďGPS receiver needs service.Ē The gps was still functioning properly, has anyone seen that message before ?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,409
Posted By Azjulian
A regulator takes an incoming voltage and...

A regulator takes an incoming voltage and produces a stable output voltage, the difference between those two voltages is the heat produced.

The current produced by the alternator is based on load,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-09-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,853
Posted By Azjulian
Also the back of the seat has a bar mounted on a...

Also the back of the seat has a bar mounted on a hinge, I push that out of the way so the seat angles back further. Iím 6í3Ē and itís no problem.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-13-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,273
Posted By Azjulian
What I did - check that each wing on its own...

What I did

- check that each wing on its own fits, take note of the wing where the spar is located for each wing on the bushing and the way the spar looks when both pins are in. This will really...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-12-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,318
Posted By Azjulian
No that shouldnít happen, especially from cold,...

No that shouldnít happen, especially from cold, with choke fires right up.

Are you ever over at falcon field in Mesa ? Would be happy to take a look at that for you.

Have you had the carbs serviced...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-03-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,866
Posted By Azjulian
Replied back to your PM Iím over at falcon field

Replied back to your PM

Iím over at falcon field
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-17-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,967
Posted By Azjulian
That sounds like it may be an intermittent break...

That sounds like it may be an intermittent break in the circuit.... first place I would check are the connections between the wing and the fuse. Take the wing off on that side and verify that all is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-09-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,183
Posted By Azjulian
There are two items on this thread that I really...

There are two items on this thread that I really wanted to comment on.

1. The comment about owning an RV12 and having to always do little maintenance items. I have to say that a lot of these items...
Forum: COMM 09-21-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,430
Posted By Azjulian
I had a background noise issue and I found out...

I had a background noise issue and I found out that my music aux input gain was at maximum (not an input I ever use) - turning that off resolved my issue.

I also know if itís not the above that...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-16-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,538
Posted By Azjulian
JB pilot - I gave that a try and still nothing on...

JB pilot - I gave that a try and still nothing on the scope.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-13-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,538
Posted By Azjulian
We do ! Those trips are fun ! And itís starting...

We do ! Those trips are fun ! And itís starting to cool down.

I pulled the FT-60 out todayís and itís spinning but not creating a pulse (I also tested at home with a power source and a scope).

Iíll...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-12-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,538
Posted By Azjulian
Hi thanks - itís well out of warranty, itís about...

Hi thanks - itís well out of warranty, itís about 3 years old now.

Iím going to try rinsing it with a syringe with mineral spirits, I bet that the mogas has left varnishing residue and has just...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-12-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,538
Posted By Azjulian
FT-60

Iíve taken my time on my condition inspection as it has been so hot here in Arizona. Today I replaced my battery (3 years old) and performed a carb-sync, I noticed my fuel flow was reading zero and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-21-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,662
Posted By Azjulian
Hi John - I will give adding an audio device a...

Hi John - I will give adding an audio device a try at the weekend and report back on what the result is.

Julian
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-20-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,032
Posted By Azjulian
If its the same problem that I worked on...

If its the same problem that I worked on yesterday that I got help from the forum - it was that the music input was turned up to max and I wasn't using it. In the Garmin G3x it was in an audio menu...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-19-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,662
Posted By Azjulian
I never listen to music through the aux input,...

I never listen to music through the aux input, just through my Bluetooth.... so I wasn’t familiar with those settings in the menu, when I either mute or turn down the music “volume” the noise...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-19-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,662
Posted By Azjulian
clicking noise in headset

I've done some searches on this topic, but havent really found anything that helps.

2017 RV12ULS, Garmin G3x and Garmin radio.

If I turn on my strobes i get a clicking sound in the headset (both of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-18-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By Azjulian
Jeroen, Thatís interesting, do you have an...

Jeroen,

Thatís interesting, do you have an RV12is ? That block is different on mine (circa 2017) there are no 4 recessed nuts in a plate, the main bolts secure that - which is what ninerbikes refers...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-02-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,111
Posted By Azjulian
I would wait to install the rear window and...

I would wait to install the rear window and connect the tail cone until you have installed all your avionics. Believe me you don’t want to be crawling around in a cramp space in the heat.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-10-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,436
Posted By Azjulian
I?ve also seen grey powder in my carb bowls after...

I?ve also seen grey powder in my carb bowls after the plane had sat for a while. I now make sure I fly at least every two weeks so I keep adding fresh fuel. Who knows what contaminants some of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-17-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,653
Posted By Azjulian
One thing I always do at the same time as I...

One thing I always do at the same time as I change my engine oil is clean the pistons on the carbs and put a small amount of 3in1 oil on them. I do this because I have noticed that the pistons can...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-03-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,057
Posted By Azjulian
You could try using an extend reach plier. ...

You could try using an extend reach plier. https://www.harborfreight.com/13-in-Long-Reach-Compound-Joint-Pliers-64108.html And reach through the tail one from the rear
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-22-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,778
Posted By Azjulian
If you are wrapping an RV12 as I did, the tool...

If you are wrapping an RV12 as I did, the tool you need to buy before anything else is a rollepro, it makes forming the wrap over the rivets child?s play.

I have had so many comments about my wrap,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-21-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,645
Posted By Azjulian
On your horizon issue, I would rerun in the...

On your horizon issue, I would rerun in the configuration screens

1. The pitch / roll offset procedure
2. Also do the engine run up vibration test

Did you use the correct bracket for the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By Azjulian
I use lithium grease and ball link pliers (remote...

I use lithium grease and ball link pliers (remote control) have a really nice ridge in them to hold control rods they are great for applying force to install the hinge pins
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-09-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By Azjulian
Thanks for sharing. Was this the first engine...

Thanks for sharing.

Was this the first engine run ?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2020, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,868
Posted By Azjulian
Could you post a picture with the stock alongside...

Could you post a picture with the stock alongside a tape measure so we can recreate it ?
Forum: Safety 02-17-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,583
Posted By Azjulian
I disagree with John and I only repost because I...

I disagree with John and I only repost because I don’t want you to chase your tail trying to resolve the issue and fiddling with floats etc. the floats will impact the idle circuit, sinking floats...
Forum: Safety 02-17-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,583
Posted By Azjulian
This is mostly likely an indication that your...

This is mostly likely an indication that your carbs went out of sync at that point, given that one carb stayed at expected EGT I would say it?s safe to say that you don?t have a fuel system to the...
Forum: RV-14 02-16-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 172,292
Posted By Azjulian
Congratulations ! Which airport are you based...

Congratulations !

Which airport are you based out of ? I?m over at FFZ (Falcon field)
Forum: Safety 02-13-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,583
Posted By Azjulian
I had a very similar issue happen to me in my...

I had a very similar issue happen to me in my RV12, engine went from full power to partial as I was in climb out.

I took the bottom of my carbs apart air cleaned everything out, swapped out all my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-28-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,474
Posted By Azjulian
Do you have play in your wing spar pin bushings...

Do you have play in your wing spar pin bushings as well ? Is it passing the test with the tool you get with the kit ?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-23-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,704
Posted By Azjulian
Have you performed the fuel volume test in the...

Have you performed the fuel volume test in the production acceptance procedure ? I have seen this fail due to a blockage and the plane displayed the symptoms you have.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-23-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,356
Posted By Azjulian
For someone reading this looking at getting epoxy...

For someone reading this looking at getting epoxy etc

West marine stores are all over and stock the west system which comes with dispensers that takes all the guess work out. Any marine supply is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-07-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,837
Posted By Azjulian
Yes as they are preventative and strengthen the...

Yes as they are preventative and strengthen the AST and the stabilator assembly
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-07-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,665
Posted By Azjulian
That was the reason I waited to install mine...

That was the reason I waited to install mine until annual.

As a previous poster mentioned it?s a very good system. You have the visual reference and if you setup according to the manual from Garmin...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,894
Posted By Azjulian
That is really interesting (Scott?s data...

That is really interesting (Scott?s data point)

One thing that I have seen that I believe is the cause of a lot of people?s ?power loss on climb out? issues is the carbs going out of sync. These...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-13-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,584
Posted By Azjulian
The climb out sounds normal, except I don't...

The climb out sounds normal, except I don't notice a significant yaw, but stall does not sound normal.... if you center the ball with the rudder, take your hands off the control stick does the plane...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,189
Posted By Azjulian
5500rpm is the max continuous rpm of the engine...

5500rpm is the max continuous rpm of the engine
5800rpm is the rpm they call ?take off rpm? and they indicate a limitation of 5 mins at that
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-03-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,034
Posted By Azjulian
also check that both of the carb pistons slide...

also check that both of the carb pistons slide without friction. I have cleaned and lubricated mine which has eliminated the type of difference in EGTs that you are seeing (ie one of them was...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-30-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,049
Posted By Azjulian
I just saw IS so presume you have a fuel injected...

I just saw IS so presume you have a fuel injected engine ignore my carb balance point but I would check that both prop blades are at the same angle and that the prop is balanced
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-30-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,049
Posted By Azjulian
Have you checked the balance of your carbs as...

Have you checked the balance of your carbs as well as got a dynamic balance of your prop ? I suspect that the issue you are experiencing may be vibration induced and I would want to attack the source...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-28-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,168
Posted By Azjulian
I looked at this and either my brain isn?t...

I looked at this and either my brain isn?t working properly today or it?s incomplete... it refers to itself at the bottom and a section 1.2 which isn?t present. It also doesn?t indicate what number...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-09-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,117
Posted By Azjulian
Hands off the stick a properly trimmed out RV12...

Hands off the stick a properly trimmed out RV12 will fly straight and level. If you have any roll tendency this will result in the issue you describe, spend some time correcting a heavy wing if you...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-07-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,185
Posted By Azjulian
One thing that would help you diagnose if this is...

One thing that would help you diagnose if this is an ignition issue would be to use a probe on the ignition wires in turn and look at the waveform on a scope. You could either use a laptop as a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-03-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,143
Posted By Azjulian
If you look up this manual and the section...

If you look up this manual and the section

Rotax 912/914 Heavy Maintenance Manual section 74 paragraph 3.12:

There are a set of resistance tests that you can perform to test the stator, the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-13-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,031
Posted By Azjulian
I presume that if you switch to mobile 1 as it?s...

I presume that if you switch to mobile 1 as it?s fully synthetic it would not suspend lead and so you couldn?t running avgas at all. I?m guessing that is part of the trade off that rotax is making,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-04-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,158
Posted By Azjulian
Hey Rich - I sent you a link for a legacy rotax...

Hey Rich - I sent you a link for a legacy rotax manual, which has a diagram of the fittings and if I?m correct in the fitting you mention it has a torque of 26 ft lbs and loctite 243.

Have you tried...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,031
Posted By Azjulian
If you have noticed a lot of metal on the...

If you have noticed a lot of metal on the magnetic plug and you have vibration problems I would identify their source before this causes premature wear in other parts of the engine. If you suspect...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,850
Posted By Azjulian
Personally I find it easier and safer to follow...

Personally I find it easier and safer to follow the manufacturers recommendations. I use the oil they specify, I service at the frequency they specify, I set the engine in this case up in the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-20-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,176
Posted By Azjulian
Yes, there is a document called ?production...

Yes, there is a document called ?production acceptance procedures? it?s in the download section for the RV12 on the vans website
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-20-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By Azjulian
Same here I just turned the screws in sealant for...

Same here I just turned the screws in sealant for a thin layer on the thread. Such a tiny amount that it?s very unlikely any would break off as you describe.

Also the fuel pickup on the bottom has...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-27-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,958
Posted By Azjulian
I had this happen early on (20 ish hours) I...

I had this happen early on (20 ish hours) I re-crimped both prove leads and it?s been solid since
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,834
Posted By Azjulian
Steve - this is really nice work. Which radio...

Steve - this is really nice work. Which radio are you integrating with that solution ? I wondered if you have considered linking in a software defined radio solution, I?ve been looking at that and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,229
Posted By Azjulian
Thanks for posting those pictures I was curious...

Thanks for posting those pictures I was curious about the size of the pumps etc for the injection engine.

Great job on the lines that looks super clean !

I?m not sure why the negative comments...
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