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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-27-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By 67MK Larry
update

Will get pictures next week, Im sure it was a bushing or bearing in there nothing in the logs, I questioned builder and second owner, they both said nose gear never removed. Yes it is a 6A with 750...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-27-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By 67MK Larry
Thanks for reply

When mechanic and I did "condition inspection" it looked like there was a brass or bronze bearing or bushing coming down at base of engine mount gear leg hole.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-27-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By 67MK Larry
Nose gear leg replace and bearing evaluation

I will be replacing nose gear leg shortly due to excess play in bolt hole and it is original gear leg. At condition inspection I notice a play between gear leg top and bearing in mount. Is there...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,263
Posted By 67MK Larry
heater muff need a source on custom heater muffs

Need to put a shorter muff on my right side pipes, the existing one covers a coupling on the pipe, any help is appreciated.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,433
Posted By 67MK Larry
Matco brake disc vs Cleveland

Since Matco would be half the Clevland price, is there any experience with the Matco parts? any imput would be great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,942
Posted By 67MK Larry
A question about Phillips 15-50 oil

Does anyone know if it has the additive LYCOMING wants for their engines?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,639
Posted By 67MK Larry
Flap motor fix

Calm yourself there is much written on this subject do a search. the procedure is fairly easy and requires cleaning of armature and brush assembly to remove grease from orginal assembly that gets on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,527
Posted By 67MK Larry
No way

Just the humidity from your breathing will condense on everything. I spent 1 night at Oshkosh in my Thorp it got cold so I closed the canopy you should have seen the condensation on every surface of...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-12-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,569
Posted By 67MK Larry
Nose over

Pretty common, I have heard of 3 tip overs doing engine starts with no wings on. happened on a T-18 some time ago. Vans should have some warnings in this area.
Forum: Steam Gauges 02-24-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,003
Posted By 67MK Larry
vacuum hoses

I have aeroquip fuel hoses on vac system is there a more flexible easy to take off fittings hose to use.?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-24-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By 67MK Larry
Vacuum hoses

Replacing DG and hoses are aeroquip 306 fuel line hose is there something more flexible to use?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-23-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,432
Posted By 67MK Larry
Let me start looking

The 2 150's option would get your 300 gallons, let me get sizes, being so close to Ok City should be a plus. Im kinda busy right now I will send a pm in a couple of weeks. Good luck with resealing,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-22-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,432
Posted By 67MK Larry
Sometime free to ship

In the trucking world there is a lot of back hauling, and mt space, if its a private trucker or even a wholesaler ask if they could get to a terminal near you I moved a guys car from East coast to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-22-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,432
Posted By 67MK Larry
Truck storage tanks

Steve just looked at Ebay there are two 100 gallon tanks for 175.00, their in Pa
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-22-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,432
Posted By 67MK Larry
Yep

That is certainly and issue, by the way how about a used aluminum tank off a wrecked big truck, I am in trucking business a had rusting steel tanks replaced with aluminum tanks off a wreck. They come...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-22-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,432
Posted By 67MK Larry
I vote for rust

If its in the tank settling out you should find in bottom of carb bowl, thats where I have seen that same kind of red powder when dry.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-21-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,795
Posted By 67MK Larry
My dog Janie

Absolutely killed me with your notice, I totally feel your pain, talking about my dog helped.
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-14-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,682
Posted By 67MK Larry
voltage variance

I had a similar problem 100 hours ago on 729 total hours now. After reading an article by a Piper guru, he pointed to the split Cessna type master and he changed my operating procedures by starting...
Forum: Midwest 01-29-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,664
Posted By 67MK Larry
Best route to Bryce Canyon

Planning trip from Chicago to Bryce Canyon looking for best route and advice.
Forum: Safety 01-18-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,274
Posted By 67MK Larry
Ask me how I know

Someone earlier intimated putting tool in drawer. My case was setting the tool down I was on a ladder and used the air hose to lower to ground I said to myself not to do it again as the tool slid...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-14-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,119
Posted By 67MK Larry
What about bi-focals

What about bi-focals
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,082
Posted By 67MK Larry
Range

My 64 yr old kidneys go 2.0 to 2.5 hours.
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-29-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,679
Posted By 67MK Larry
6A and crosswine tamer

I fly a 6A out of a 1 runway airport and appreciate the 6A each time the wind in 90 off, I know it handles better than tailwheel. I had a T-18 previously.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-18-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,032
Posted By 67MK Larry
Desser Air classic nose tire

I put new Desser Air Classic tire and tube on nose of my 6A and the stem is much shorter than the Chen Shin can I remove the chaffing collar that is in the wheel I cant get valve extension to screw...
Forum: Midwest 10-10-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,612
Posted By 67MK Larry
Arr

Aurora gets my vote, Luminair, family FBO, ss fuel or full service, flight planning , lounge to nap in if needed. And Hertz rental cars.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,035
Posted By 67MK Larry
My 2 cents

When they are departing 27, watch for the departees to climb your way as you are making way towards gravel pit. If they are offering some pilots 27 or 36, i say take 36 you will be on concrete more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,256
Posted By 67MK Larry
Sun and Fun facts?

Just read an update from Retired United Pilots folks there, they said 69 planes and more than a few folks injured.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-28-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By 67MK Larry
Need AH rebuilt

Any one recommend rebuild shop for Sigma Tek artificial horizon. Thanks Larry
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-21-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By 67MK Larry
RV-6A axle dimension

Any one know the inside dimension of hollow axle on main gear.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By 67MK Larry
RV-6A nose tire

Where is best source for Cheng Shin 11x4 nose tires and tubes.
Forum: Safety 12-06-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,770
Posted By 67MK Larry
What if?

What do you suppose the insurance company would do if you destroyed the plane in a fueling fire. If you are going to continue this practice, which by now you can see airport management generally...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,528
Posted By 67MK Larry
Tom Irlebeck

Tom did mine he has an RV8, check with the Minnesota wing, I cant find the business card. Very thorough.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 137,169
Posted By 67MK Larry
Older RV6A

I have the older 6A I ordered the new gear, but as i watched what was going on, I have a few opinions. On my old ng I have the wood bonded to the leg, i think it adds stiffness. I have landed on...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-07-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,068
Posted By 67MK Larry
master switch was my problem

Scott, I have 1994 6A I purchased as I was getting used to it I noticed the volts jumping around 14.2 to 15.5, my Icom 200 was garbled, but I noticed worse when alt was jumping higher. I did a lot...
Forum: Tools 09-01-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,704
Posted By 67MK Larry
Werner

I have the Werner it is perfect, I bought it on sale in the aircraft department of Home Depot for 24.00 on sale.
Forum: COMM 08-25-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,724
Posted By 67MK Larry
Kx 145

I have an indicator for the nav side. They were 2 seperate radios nav and com.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-23-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,041
Posted By 67MK Larry
Yes indeedy.

Yes Im pretty sure you were boiling fuel. My 6a has a blast tube to the mechanical pump on my carberated 0360. So it runs fine when ideling 15 to 20 never 45 minutes. If I shut down in 90 degree...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,071
Posted By 67MK Larry
screw head stripping

use a new phillips head every time and avoid the tendency to strip. also I start and finish with manual driver.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,719
Posted By 67MK Larry
Red face Its a great option

I have my 6A at Rochelle, Il which is 90 west of the city, I would take the lakeshore route versus swinging wide to the west. I travel once a month between RPJ and IGQ(Lansing, Il) which takes me...
Forum: Safety 02-18-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,701
Posted By 67MK Larry
What ever FAA decides!!!!

A explanation to me 18 years ago was, more than 5 dwellings within 1 mile radius is considered "conjested" . Than since I was below 1000 feet, it was "reckless" what saved my butt was, I never...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,803
Posted By 67MK Larry
Bad riveting

There should be no gap, call your EAA chapter find someone that can walk you through it in person. You will probably have to drill out many more, might as well learn now. Slow down think you moves ...
Forum: Midwest 01-08-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,913
Posted By 67MK Larry
Poplar Grove or Rochelle

Mark there are 2 RV9s at RPJ and 18 RVs at C77, I will see if the 9 guys want there names given out. I keep my 6A at RPJ. Larry
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-08-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,049
Posted By 67MK Larry
Red face Tube changes

I have done 6 tire changes in Thorp and RV6A, there was plenty of tire talc on all changes. I was very carefull not to pinch, it must have been being oldest brother to 5 brothers and sisters...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-05-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,111
Posted By 67MK Larry
Red face My 6A

Had 3 long cracks in my top plate at annual 594 hrs, replaced with thicker sheet and washers to spread the load.
Forum: GPS 01-04-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,279
Posted By 67MK Larry
496 battery

Thanks Tommy, I called Garmin today they say when it shows (battery missing) after a charge the LI ION needs to be replaced. Have a good day no flying here it was -2 last night.
Forum: GPS 01-03-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,279
Posted By 67MK Larry
Unhappy 496 battery problems

I purchase used 496 and screen shows battery charge complete then when I take ac power off it shows battery missing is this the indication that LI ION needs replacing? Any ideas????
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-10-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,117
Posted By 67MK Larry
Talking Nick Seraphinoff

Great story, Nick built my first aircraft T-18, it was the 5th he had completed for a friend. Great craftsman, and aviator.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,209
Posted By 67MK Larry
Cool Crisp Aviating

Was 35 degrees Sunday morning last, my wife and went to breakfast 75 miles away with the Sunday Morning Breakfast Club. There were clusters of ground fog patches, the air was so smooth. Joined 28...
Forum: COMM 10-19-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,144
Posted By 67MK Larry
Icom

Thats rot, previous threads covered this, the ribbons are cheap 1.00 I think, you should have some on hand because the owners say messing the ribbon is easy to do. I was looking to add a 210 to my...
Forum: GPS 10-19-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 962
Posted By 67MK Larry
Garmin 150 question

My old reliable garmin 150 panel mount is not accquiring the satelites for 15 or 20 minutes. Some one suggested changing the internal battery, can anyone tell me if this can be done by me. Thanks...
Forum: Steam Gauges 08-28-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By 67MK Larry
oops

Something dropped out of last string reply. I purchased new double throw switch (Cessna type), from Spruce, it was 23 or 28.00.
Forum: Steam Gauges 08-28-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By 67MK Larry
Talking erratic amps

I had a similar problem, and the volts were going to highs of 15.8 and I had a squeal in my intercom. I had rebuilt the alternator with no change. Then I read an article by a Piper expert who said...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-27-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,940
Posted By 67MK Larry
Red face Yes water in induction

Yes the water comes from induction it happen to a bunch of RVs at Oshkosh, 2 years ago, 1 example was so bad the engine hydrostatically locked and the starter broke its mount. The drain hole is a...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-15-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By 67MK Larry
rudder return springs

Can rudder return springs be added to already built flying RV6A
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-20-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,990
Posted By 67MK Larry
Backfiring

It is perfectly normal, the reason you dont hear it in spam cans is the mufflers hide the pops. Listen to spam cans that had augmenter tubes and the pop is much louder. I use the backfiring, "pops"...
Forum: Safety 06-15-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,596
Posted By 67MK Larry
Webb

Hey Webb looks to me you made a good call. You wouldnt be related to Peter Willmott from FDX and Carson Pierre Scott fame would you?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-13-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,307
Posted By 67MK Larry
Vibrations

There were Mooneys I flew in past with 0-360 CS Prop that had power rpm restrictions. Look into that. Is the vibration there with throttle back and speed at cruise in a decent. There was some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,567
Posted By 67MK Larry
When to go

Are you flying a homebuilt, if so parking and camping is not an issue, if spam can, its a crapshoot. I liked going into FonDuLoc for ease, shuttles are reasonable cost and run all day.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-01-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,742
Posted By 67MK Larry
Question Loose engine mount bolt!!!!!

Just finished condition inspection 570 hours 0-360 RV-6A, found just right of center bottom bolt loose. Any one ever have one???
Forum: Midwest 05-14-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 938
Posted By 67MK Larry
Pancake breakfast Chicago area

Breakfast Sunday 5-17-09 at KLOT, Lewis University, usually plenty on RV's and warbirds.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-06-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,800
Posted By 67MK Larry
The slop is identified

I didnt go far enough, /there us a lot more play in left stick vs right stick. When I did condition inspection last year, with floor boards pulled you can see the excess play at stick. Vans said...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-05-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,800
Posted By 67MK Larry
removing and installing new bushing for control stick

Anyone removed old bushing and installed new one in contol stick. Looking for options. Thanks
Forum: COMM 01-27-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,386
Posted By 67MK Larry
which hand held

I have had the Icom a24, you get nav with com. Like other comments about Icom, I too have many hours on receive without recaharging. I bought the extension for the antenna and used the A24 as my...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-15-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,327
Posted By 67MK Larry
Unhappy Tom Barnes

Tom, built his RV-6 and loved flying it, he was a past president of chapter 1414, Poplar Grove, Illinois, he was a nice guy. He passed on today... Fly on Tom,,,,,
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