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Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-03-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By SJordan
G3xpert, Do we have any update on this?

G3xpert,
Do we have any update on this?
Forum: West (and Southwest) 09-17-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,558
Posted By SJordan
I'am at DVT, yes the dust sucked! Here is what I...

I'am at DVT, yes the dust sucked!
Here is what I did
Fully sealed the back vent off with clear plastic
Put two pieces of 1/2, 20ft long rebar in the bottom door seal. (home depot, cheap)
It's not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-06-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By SJordan
Well actually I think itís opposite. With the...

Well actually I think itís opposite. With the help of some other GTr200 owners looks like we figured it out. If the intercom is enabled it shuts down audio on pin 10. Turn intercom off and pin 10...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-06-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By SJordan
Justin been playing with this for days! So it...

Justin been playing with this for days!
So it appears I actually Have zero audio coming down pin 10/29.
I have Two of these radios and both are doing the same thing.
Really hoping to get plane out...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-03-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By SJordan
Need Garmin Audio out help!

Hi guys,
Need some help! Garmin G3x with GTR200B radio.
Everything working great but I decided to wire up the optional audio out (pin 10) from the GTR 200b to a 3.5mm jack for my go pro. Problem...
Forum: RV-4 08-02-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,984
Posted By SJordan
I have a 3 blade Catto on my -4 and can’t be...

I have a 3 blade Catto on my -4 and can’t be happier. I fly Formation, aerobatics, long cross country’s and even raced Reno all with the same prop from Catto. They make amazing props and there...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,695
Posted By SJordan
I use these on my smoke tank and my brake...

I use these on my smoke tank and my brake reservoir, spend lots of time inverted and not a single drop of oil has ever come out! Work amazing.
Forum: RV-4 11-28-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,754
Posted By SJordan
The Catto props and and Catto family are amazing!...

The Catto props and and Catto family are amazing! I have a 68x83 with nickel on my -4 and love it! I do formation, aerobatic, breakfast runs, X-country and even Reno this year and it preforms...
Forum: RV-4 11-21-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By SJordan
Made a great place for a 4gallon smoke tank!

Made a great place for a 4gallon smoke tank!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,626
Posted By SJordan
Well a 4-cylinder RV-8 qualified at 276mph this...

Well a 4-cylinder RV-8 qualified at 276mph this year at Reno. That’s around 290mph straight and level.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,926
Posted By SJordan
Wow that was quick! 100 signatures over night

Wow that was quick! 100 signatures over night
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,926
Posted By SJordan
Stay on it HAL. Get the FB page going and I will...

Stay on it HAL. Get the FB page going and I will spread it like the plague to every pilot group I can find! I know some people that have actually meet with the FAA in Oklahoma in regards to Sean....
Forum: RV-4 11-16-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By SJordan
Catto!

My Catto prop made my airplane! Breakfast runs, aerobatics, formation and Racing. Truly worth every dollar and the Catto family takes care of there customers like no other! 1/3 the price of CS but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,691
Posted By SJordan
Kid in -4

My son who just turned 6 has been riding in the back of my -4 for years now. I have two blocks of dense foam that a booster seat sits on. Then a soft piece of foam on the back to bring everything...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,677
Posted By SJordan
Alex Hunt at Air Capital is beyond amazing. His...

Alex Hunt at Air Capital is beyond amazing. His rate was cheap, great coverage and his customer service is top notch.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,897
Posted By SJordan
The point I was trying to make is electronic...

The point I was trying to make is electronic ignition is not hands off. PMAG did there best to make a default advance cure but it’s the same mag for a 320,360,390 not to mention ram air, compression...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,897
Posted By SJordan
It will work on any EFIS system that can support...

It will work on any EFIS system that can support 0-5v inputs, and I know Garmin and Dynon sure do. I have been testing out this new box for Engine Bridge over the past few weeks with my Dynon...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By SJordan
I just used there paint masks for my N number a...

I just used there paint masks for my N number a year ago. Beyond perfect! There customer service is also top notice. Go with them for sure.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-21-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,343
Posted By SJordan
Arizona Scorpion Formation Clinic "ALL UP" 22-Ship Video

For the guys building--Keep at it, its all worth it!
For the guys flying--Get involved in formation flying!

This is a quick video from the 2019 Arizona Scorpion Lake Havasu formation Clinic All Up. ...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-06-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,236
Posted By SJordan
This is how I originally found the Engine Bridge....

This is how I originally found the Engine Bridge. Some good pictures also.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=150658&highlight=engine+bridge+pmag
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-06-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,236
Posted By SJordan
Not a new product.

Not really a new product, I have been running it for awhile now and love it. Surprised more people don't know about it. So far its been flawless and works amazing. I have dual P-mags in my -4 and...
Forum: Painting your RV 03-25-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,954
Posted By SJordan
Beyond impressed! Very well done and looks...

Beyond impressed! Very well done and looks awesome.
Forum: RV-4 03-12-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By SJordan
Mine are on the bottom side of the cowl cheek...

Mine are on the bottom side of the cowl cheek extensions. Yup took a bit of extra work but they work amazing. Tons of air even on the ground at idle. I have they running 4 air vents. Also no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By SJordan
Don’t leave it unlatched. Use a flow and back it...

Don’t leave it unlatched. Use a flow and back it up with a checklist like the professionals do! I also have a warning light and audio anoncemnt at 2,200rpm if the canopy is not secure on my -4. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,233
Posted By SJordan
This is a great point. I embarrassingly don't...

This is a great point. I embarrassingly don't remember what product I went with. I do know I had little to no choice as most products were only rated to 1200deg and the one I wanted and used was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,233
Posted By SJordan
I was really worried about this also but its...

I was really worried about this also but its false. It really only applies if you have the pipe dipped and coated on the inside. This pic was just taken two days ago as I pulled my exhaust to weld...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,233
Posted By SJordan
Good catch on your plug wires! I have a 110hr...

Good catch on your plug wires! I have a 110hr now on my current setup and have zero signs of any heat problems, got to love ceramic coated exhaust.

In regards to fire sleeve. (note to self don't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,233
Posted By SJordan
I had my intake runners ceramic coated to keep...

I had my intake runners ceramic coated to keep the heat out. Only cost a $50 or so and they look great and no added "bulk".

http://i68.tinypic.com/29gfwuc.jpg
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-23-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,145
Posted By SJordan
Found my crimp tool. Thanks VAF!

Found my crimp tool. Thanks VAF!
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-23-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,145
Posted By SJordan
Still need help.

Still looking to get my crimp tool back. If anyone has an idea of who this builder is please please have him contact me or send me his contact info.

Thanks.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-19-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,145
Posted By SJordan
Looking for guy building -8 at DVT.

Looking for the guy building an Rv-8 on the north side at Deer Valley. All I know is he works for Discount Tire and drives a silver FJ40. I lent him a wire crimper a few months back but haven?t...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By SJordan
Who has 4-pipe exhaust with smoke.

If you have a straight 4-pipe exhaust with smoke system can you please post up:

Number of injectors
Location of injectors
Flow rate
Quality of smoke.

I have a 4-pipe with 4 injectors about 10?...
Forum: RV-4 12-31-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,134
Posted By SJordan
Ok I have to ask. That 66lb number is with the...

Ok I have to ask. That 66lb number is with the tail up in the air right? Not in the three point attitude?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 182,868
Posted By SJordan
Just got this one today coming back from picking...

Just got this one today coming back from picking up a new prop from Catto, It obviously preforms amazingly.

http://i68.tinypic.com/2meydtg.jpg
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-11-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,061
Posted By SJordan
Just found this. Surprised it’s not more used or...

Just found this. Surprised it’s not more used or talked about. Anyone using this?

Thanks.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-05-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,555
Posted By SJordan
Great Video, Thanks for sharing. I love the oil...

Great Video, Thanks for sharing.

I love the oil drip pan at the tail of the Pitts!
Forum: RV-4 11-15-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,369
Posted By SJordan
Just a quick note to back up this great thread. I...

Just a quick note to back up this great thread. I just Finished my -4 build with the NACA’s in the cowl cheeks. Thy work amazing and are so much air I split each side to two different eye ball vents,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By SJordan
Not sure this helps but I just ordered 5 cases of...

Not sure this helps but I just ordered 5 cases of it and they have the gold caps. I would want answers before I used what you got.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By SJordan
A block of high density foam, a $10 Turky carving...

A block of high density foam, a $10 Turky carving electric knife from Walmart and making a wedge cushion to go under that booster seat might work and save a lot of money.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By SJordan
I did what Axel says but still needed more so I...

I did what Axel says but still needed more so I have a booster seat off Amazon on top of a piece of 4" high density foam on top of my rear cushion in my -4 and it works great. I don't have a stick...
Forum: RV-4 10-03-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,828
Posted By SJordan
To me it looks like you have that rear left...

To me it looks like you have that rear left (center) baffle pushed back to far, is it wrapping around the cylinder barrel? Also looks like that outer left baffle is pushed off the cylinder head...
Forum: RV-4 10-03-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,828
Posted By SJordan
Here are your...

Here are your pictures



https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1280x1024q90/924/bNCTjR.jpg


https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1280x1024q90/923/GNM2ZK.jpg
Forum: RV-4 10-02-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,828
Posted By SJordan
Not sure if this helps but here are two quick...

Not sure if this helps but here are two quick pic's I could find of mine.

http://i64.tinypic.com/2hpodpu.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/zbv9s.jpg
Forum: RV-4 10-02-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,828
Posted By SJordan
My baffles on my -4 with a 360 were a bit off but...

My baffles on my -4 with a 360 were a bit off but opposite. The left side is behind the right side my .5" or so. I put my left baffle right up against the engine ear not back on the rubber mount. ...
Forum: RV-4 09-28-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,408
Posted By SJordan
Just took my first passenger (wife) up last night...

Just took my first passenger (wife) up last night in our new -4. From reading this post I was very nervous about the landing! After two landings last night I think I can call a back passenger sub...
Forum: RV-4 09-06-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,238
Posted By SJordan
Wow great news! Keep us posted on your progress.

Wow great news! Keep us posted on your progress.
Forum: RV-4 09-05-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,238
Posted By SJordan
If anyone is reading all this and thinking of...

If anyone is reading all this and thinking of adding a alarm or light to there -4 canopy here is what I did And it works great and is very simple.

Get a $3 hood switch off amazon or eBay. They are...
Forum: RV-4 09-04-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By SJordan
It fits, made a top plate to hang it off the...

It fits, made a top plate to hang it off the engine mount in a cowl cheek.

http://i68.tinypic.com/29gfwuc.jpg
Forum: RV-4 07-26-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By SJordan
I forgot to switch to my left wing with the flop...

I forgot to switch to my left wing with the flop tube and rolled inverted. Engine ran for a solid 30-45 sec before losing fuel pressure. I don’t see the need for a flop tube unless you have full...
Forum: RV-4 07-02-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By SJordan
The -4 I just build has everything pushed around...

The -4 I just build has everything pushed around to fit me at 6-4 with a back parachute comfortably and still allow me to fly inverted and not hit the canopy. PM me if you want to talk.

-Shawn
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,059
Posted By SJordan
First Flight for N11XZ, RV-4, #3204

I'm happy to report that N11ZX took its first flight on the 16th from Deer Valley airport in Phoenix Arizona. 28 minutes of ear to ear grin with little to no problems to report. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,914
Posted By SJordan
Honestly I did not read all three pages of posts...

Honestly I did not read all three pages of posts but I LOVE MY COWL FLAP! Just built a -4 with a 200hp 360 and with my cowl flap open I can takeoff from DVT at 1,500ft and 108deg out and climb at...
Forum: RV-4 05-21-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,111
Posted By SJordan
You need a one off exhaust from Clint. Clint made...

You need a one off exhaust from Clint. Clint made an awesome exhaust for my -4 with the superior sump. Give him a call and he will get you set up. He runs #1 inside of the intake...
Forum: RV-4 05-21-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 340,798
Posted By SJordan
Thanks Daddyman. Yup it?s paint. It?s PPG Deltron...

Thanks Daddyman. Yup it?s paint. It?s PPG Deltron 2000 base with three coats of SPI clear. Did it myself in my garage, watched lots of YouTube videos and it actually came out nice. It?s not...
Forum: RV-4 05-20-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 340,798
Posted By SJordan
Getting close! ...

Getting close!

http://i68.tinypic.com/1537k8x.jpg
Forum: Northeast 05-11-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,900
Posted By SJordan
Tailwheel training around New York?

Does anyone know of a good place to get a tailwheel enforcement around the New York area?

Thanks
Shawn.
Forum: RV-4 05-07-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,204
Posted By SJordan
If you still need help let me know. I live in...

If you still need help let me know. I live in Phoenix and can take a look at them.
Forum: RV-4 03-21-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,781
Posted By SJordan
Well done! It's great to see "new" -4's still...

Well done! It's great to see "new" -4's still taking life. I'm a few months behind you and can't wait for the fun your about to have this week flying her.. Keep us posted.
Forum: Painting your RV 03-16-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,713
Posted By SJordan
I?m in the middle of painting my RV-4 in my...

I?m in the middle of painting my RV-4 in my homemade paint booth and boy was I suprised. I have A 7000cfm fan pumping air through 16sq/ft of inlet filter and I can still fully fog up the booth with...
Forum: RV-4 02-22-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,970
Posted By SJordan
I spend countless hours trying to pull off the...

I spend countless hours trying to pull off the curved roll bar, lets just say its not possible if you want to stick with safe size and gauge 4130. That tight radius is just not possible. I ended up...
Forum: RV-4 02-18-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,674
Posted By SJordan
That?s super cool, I wish it had made it to a...

That?s super cool, I wish it had made it to a full movie. Great looking -4!
Forum: RV-4 02-12-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,674
Posted By SJordan
Great Videos

Hey guys thanks so much for posting up the videos. They sure do help keep me modivated! I?m getting close to being done just need to build up a paint booth and get her painted then out to the...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-29-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,365
Posted By SJordan
Arizona tailwheel endorsement needed.

Hello,
Seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with my RV4 build and now I realize I have never flown a tailwheel plane. Does anyone have a good recommendation on where to get a tailwheel...
Forum: RV-4 01-29-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,674
Posted By SJordan
Great videos! Thanks so much for posting. It...

Great videos! Thanks so much for posting. It always helps at lunch to watch some great RV4’s flying around to get the motivation to head back out into shop and keep building.

Thanks Again guys and...
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