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Forum: RV-7/7A 10-10-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,908
Posted By BH1166
Easy way to break teeth on starter ring with...

Easy way to break teeth on starter ring with inadvertent touch.

Thinking the logic behind buttons on stick are ; often used, need quick access. Starter button there, falls in neither categories....
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-07-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By BH1166
I replaced wood prop with Whirlwind, so all...

I replaced wood prop with Whirlwind, so all stayed close to same. Sabre plate will take care off additional needed weight.
Forum: Safety 10-07-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,807
Posted By BH1166
+1 …Amazing how steep !

+1 …Amazing how steep !
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-07-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By BH1166
+1. Never buy fixed pitch unless you have too...

+1. Never buy fixed pitch unless you have too …ground adjustable is the NEW fixed pitch. Love my Whirlwind…. pretty to look at too.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-06-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By BH1166
Here

https://www.superiorairparts.com/SuperiorEligibilities/SuperiorPart.php?strPartNum=SL18815
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-02-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By BH1166
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=198776

Here’s the post Kurt referring too… mine. Changing oil yesterday, this is how things looked. Every screw would tighten 1/2 to 1 full...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-26-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By BH1166
Got it .. replied..thx

Got it .. replied..thx
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-26-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By BH1166
Ok, send PayPal info…thx DB

Ok, send PayPal info…thx DB
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-26-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By BH1166
Axel nut wrench

Vans sells for $8 if for the side by sides eg: 1 1/2 “ nut.

Give you $10 with shipping if same. PM me PayPal info, thanks

Thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-26-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,243
Posted By BH1166
Doug , AS sells a balling rivet kit. I wouldn’t...

Doug , AS sells a balling rivet kit. I wouldn’t use counter sunk/tinnerman washers, the larger surface does nothing since baffling sheet metal isn’t countersunk.

My setup is …. Metal baffles,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,750
Posted By BH1166
9/24/21

Nice shot of mountain lake on trip to Knoxville TN for burger and fries from GA.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-22-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,874
Posted By BH1166
What…..with a cassette deck ! Seriously, nice...

What…..with a cassette deck ! Seriously, nice opportunity for someone to get a nice RV.
Forum: Safety 09-22-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,304
Posted By BH1166
Get an eye exam $50, know your ADD as they call...

Get an eye exam $50, know your ADD as they call it in the biz. This is the exam #s that says what strength u need for reading. My Optician, any Optician, can build you clear top, readers below,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-22-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,243
Posted By BH1166
Sent you pm Doug

Sent you pm Doug
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-21-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,243
Posted By BH1166
I have none, but will go to hangar tomorrow...

I have none, but will go to hangar tomorrow morning and get you pictures.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,478
Posted By BH1166
If you have not upgraded the pistons , there is...

If you have not upgraded the pistons , there is an octane rating you need to hit, otherwise u have nothing to do. I run 92 octane UL in my O320 160 hp 8:5.1 d1a no issues.

O-320-B, -D (except...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By BH1166
Have you look at your engine manufacturer specs...

Have you look at your engine manufacturer specs for your engine? That states what parameters, by design, you should be looking for. Your chts are on the cool side, you may have to put duct tape...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-20-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,243
Posted By BH1166
Picture

I replaced all my seals (rubber). All were correct, just a bit worn. I saw no change afterwards, just a bit better seal. This picture is what things looked like before new rubber. I used the old...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-20-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By BH1166
Seems normal to me, slower, warmer air down low,...

Seems normal to me, slower, warmer air down low, lower rpms=oil flow through cooler slower, 20 degrees not much in my opinion. I’d never be concerned with this event…YMMV
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-20-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,243
Posted By BH1166
If all seems well at cruise, push the nose down,...

If all seems well at cruise, push the nose down, climb out @ faster speed and reduce throttle if necessary. I can push mine to over 400 degrees with aggressive climb, no matter the altitude, time...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-19-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,243
Posted By BH1166
Open oil door lay a bright flashlight inside...

Open oil door lay a bright flashlight inside close door and go look in the cowl openings for light, throw a blanket over you and cowl and you can do in daylight. Light is thinner than air….you’re...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-19-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By BH1166
Found this too

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=192515
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-19-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By BH1166
Google

Found this...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-19-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By BH1166
No identification on old so you purchase same? ...

No identification on old so you purchase same? What gauge does the sender feed? Most EFIS dictate sender by brand part number. No, I don’t think comparing to oil sender is a correct approach…. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,436
Posted By BH1166
WOW …..$126 a GALLON !

WOW …..$126 a GALLON !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By BH1166
You really do want a good look see every 20-50...

You really do want a good look see every 20-50 hours. If difficult to remove, maybe something isn’t right about things, and addressing that might be a better solution. If convinced you need another...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-12-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By BH1166
Nicely done, I enjoyed it.

Nicely done, I enjoyed it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By BH1166
Recently looked for SW oil coolers to replace...

Recently looked for SW oil coolers to replace mine on o320. Seems they no longer make coolers/heat exchanger.

I believe airflow uses Niagara coolers… at least they sure look...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By BH1166
Not sure Floscan is still available but it is...

Not sure Floscan is still available but it is what GRT sold in past , I have one that is perfectly running I might add for 13 years. GRT does sell /support the red cube today. I have friends with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By BH1166
Your instructor needs a LODA so they can give...

Your instructor needs a LODA so they can give training in a EAB aircraft.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,068
Posted By BH1166
Lead …. Bottom plugs don’t scavenge as well as...

Lead …. Bottom plugs don’t scavenge as well as top. My top plugs are always perfect in looks and wear, the bottoms horribly full of lead no matter how much I leaned on the ground. Switched to...
Forum: RV-14 09-02-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By BH1166
Agree Aileron1999 and Carl

Agree Aileron1999 and Carl
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By BH1166
None

Can’t say they helped, but no change in speed….so no loss and easy to install.
Forum: Interiors 08-31-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,504
Posted By BH1166
Lemke Interior Pictures

My production time is near, and would loved to see pics of others that have received their interiors. I’ve looked at his web site examples….often.

Thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-31-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By BH1166
+1 What Carl recommends ….. never had one come...

+1 What Carl recommends ….. never had one come loose
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By BH1166
I recently replaced mine, numbers from my...

I recently replaced mine, numbers from my existing L no way would work for new sender R. What I learned from the process was rocking things a little initially to make sure my first change was solid...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-31-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By BH1166
I’m not sure, but found a 2018 picture I took. ...

I’m not sure, but found a 2018 picture I took. Don’t think what I see are lock washers. I do see a droplet on a screw head….my concern. I think I’ve seen pictures online with lock washers...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-30-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By BH1166
4 year dribble

I’ve owned my 30 year old 6A for 4 years. Whenever I remove the cowl, I usually find a drop on multiple screw heads as noted in the picture. I also find some of the screws slightly loose. The...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-30-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By BH1166
Good to hear it’s fixed…my issues have never been...

Good to hear it’s fixed…my issues have never been reading low, but high. I agree, something lacking in the use of this sender in aircraft. My older 6A has no manifold, but a bracket which mounts...
Forum: RV-14 08-30-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By BH1166
I have a friend with a PP OEM version before...

I have a friend with a PP OEM version before Hartzell purchased Plane Power. Replaces diodes, regulators several times over past 700 hours /3 years. Seems to be a unreliable product to me. I have...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-26-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By BH1166
Send that question to support@grtavionics.com ,...

Send that question to support@grtavionics.com , cut n paste . Quick answer I bet.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,131
Posted By BH1166
Sorry to see this Jim. Glad you’re ok. I’m with...

Sorry to see this Jim. Glad you’re ok. I’m with Lemos, insurance likely to total your plane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By BH1166
Colin, did your transaction deduct or increase...

Colin, did your transaction deduct or increase any balance anywhere? Camping prepay via PayPal never hit the bank.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By BH1166
I’d say if the extras are for viewing access...

I’d say if the extras are for viewing access only, easier and safer to use a borescope to see beyond the standard openings. I use mine for various hard to see places often, snap a pic for later...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,935
Posted By BH1166
No, only licensed physicians MD or DO

No, only licensed physicians MD or DO
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-13-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By BH1166
For carb engines this is what is recommended and...

For carb engines this is what is recommended and what I use. Not sure I’ve heard of anything other to use. Also, worth checking and make sure the proper ohm resistor is on the AUX pin you are using. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By BH1166
KMAI has at a minimum shade hangars. Was just...

KMAI has at a minimum shade hangars. Was just there.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-08-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By BH1166
I thought for personal use, just annual, 100 hrs...

I thought for personal use, just annual, 100 hrs for rental and other revenue generating planes.
Forum: Propellers 08-07-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,129
Posted By BH1166
I like mine. 7 months 60 hrs on 6A O320 160hp. ...

I like mine. 7 months 60 hrs on 6A O320 160hp. Two try’s setting pitch and I was happy. I had it balanced after painting spinner. Very smooth at idle through WOT. Had WW paint mine. It’s a nice...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-02-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By BH1166
My 6A is 1992 vintage, so you know you’re good. ...

My 6A is 1992 vintage, so you know you’re good. Buy the brake pad tool if ya can’t borrow one. $40 or so. Easy Peezy as a friend of mine would say.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-02-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By BH1166
What I’ve been using on my Cleveland’s… RAPCO...

What I’ve been using on my Cleveland’s… RAPCO

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/stpages/rapco_brklinig2_06-00651.php
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-31-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By BH1166
KHKY Crosswinds Cafe X60 Pyper Kub KEUF Sam’s...

KHKY Crosswinds Cafe

X60 Pyper Kub

KEUF Sam’s

KEHO Flying Pig …a short cut walk through cemetery

That should give you a start…Sam’s only Wednesday-Sunday luck only. I’d call all before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,990
Posted By BH1166
Bernie Warnke Almost Constant Speed wood prop...

Bernie Warnke Almost Constant Speed wood prop was designed to perform as you described. No knowledge of Catto in this manner.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By BH1166
Yes, but always verify what your EIS EFIS...

Yes, but always verify what your EIS EFIS requirements are. Resistance= float style sender or capacitance = tube type. Many vendors accept either
Forum: Southeast 07-24-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By BH1166
I’m just east of ATL…… You say food….KGGE…. one...

I’m just east of ATL……

You say food….KGGE…. one of the two bought a little fuel… go to Buzz’s Roost, or Big Tuna.

KBQK , go into Darrien, Skippers Fish Camp close to KSSI, but Skippers is great,...
Forum: ADS-B 07-21-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,743
Posted By BH1166
GPS integrity and performance issues ….. verify...

GPS integrity and performance issues ….. verify all other devices that share your gps work and sees thing fine. My issue was with go’s antenna placement...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By BH1166
Not sure you are going to get where you need to...

Not sure you are going to get where you need to be without following the GRT procedure to calibrate FLOAT senders from Vans. If using capacitance probes I can’t help. Good luck....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-13-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By BH1166
Line from engine goes to Right port on air/oil...

Line from engine goes to Right port on air/oil separator, Left port/ hose goes to bottom cowl - exits little oil on belly. Bottom port is the condensate port/ hose , that drips ever so little oil in...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-13-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By BH1166
Thanks Oly, my separator is fine, just need a...

Thanks Oly, my separator is fine, just need a new catch can, the round item is the air/oil separator, bottom line runs to a catch can, dump as needed.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-13-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By BH1166
All has worked well before, or is this a new...

All has worked well before, or is this a new install?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-13-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By BH1166
A 1 pint can that catches the oil from the air...

A 1 pint can that catches the oil from the air oil separator…. 1qt can too big.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-12-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By BH1166
WTB: Turpentine Can

My 30 year Bingelis built 6A needs her can replaced. Before I go shop The Mart of Wal, is there a purpose built replacement I could purchase? At 30 years old, she deserves an upgrade, and it’s...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-12-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,940
Posted By BH1166
From experience

SAVVY will ask that you fly their in flight test while logging. Mag check, gami check and induction leak test. I recommend you go ahead and knock this out before requesting a data check. I am a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-05-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By BH1166
I like this. Universal, not size...

I like this. Universal, not size specific.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pnpages/05-00681.php?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIxuqDre_M8QIVmG1vBB2fEAhdEAQYAiABEgKJHvD_BwE
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