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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 06:59 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 29,554
Posted By moosepileit
The GDI rentals with some miles and no port...

The GDI rentals with some miles and no port injectors will run horrid. Just had it in the NE US. No check engine light, light knock, multiple refills.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-24-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By moosepileit
O-320, I was able to fit a K&N Engine Air Filter:...

O-320, I was able to fit a K&N Engine Air Filter: High Performance, Premium, Washable, Industrial Replacement Filter, Heavy Duty: E-3322 without needing to trim and seal for the accellerator pump...
Forum: Safety 09-20-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,454
Posted By moosepileit
Basic fixed stab, trim tab on elevator, autopilot...

Basic fixed stab, trim tab on elevator, autopilot servo on elevator pushrod- autopilot tells you to trim nose up or down to offload long period servo torque.

Exceed or don't heed or shear...
Forum: COMM 09-13-2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By moosepileit
Usually an MRI machine... But, that does not...

Usually an MRI machine... But, that does not look near a medical facility.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-08-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By moosepileit
https://youtu.be/6h9gYND3xFo?t=104 1:44 into the...

https://youtu.be/6h9gYND3xFo?t=104

1:44 into the Paul Milner interview, Xylenes in G100UL vs. Tolulene of Avgas.

I think that answers Bill's question best. Watch to 3:50 in for the octane...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-06-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By moosepileit
I would like to comfortably use all the fuel in...

I would like to comfortably use all the fuel in my plane, electricity is an artificial limit.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By moosepileit
FAQ #3 https://gami.com/g100ul/faq.php

Q3. Are there any problems with vapor pressure or something similar?
Vapor pressure problems arise from vapor pressure that is too high. Car gas has much higher vapor pressure than avgas. High vapor...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-02-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,740
Posted By moosepileit
I emailed the contact link at the GAMI G100UL...

I emailed the contact link at the GAMI G100UL website and got a response back quickly that STC is N/A to EAB, and that is GAMIs stance on their fuel.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-31-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,449
Posted By moosepileit
The best airpark deed restriction states only 1...

The best airpark deed restriction states only 1 vote pro is required for ALL owners to fully maintain the aviation activity.
Forum: RV-10 08-20-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,400
Posted By moosepileit
4 options come to mind- 1- You do acro and go...

4 options come to mind-

1- You do acro and go full or half Raven/Christen, with or without exhaust augmented breathing or accumulator for prop or oil pressure. Cleaner belly and less oil loss.

2-...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-17-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By moosepileit
Please Write the updated Manual of Lycoming golden knowledge!

Mahlon, I learn tons from your posts and would gladly BUY a book!

Like the Sky Ranch series.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-14-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,304
Posted By moosepileit
Well, I USED to think BGSF and BIKF in a DC-9 and...

Well, I USED to think BGSF and BIKF in a DC-9 and CYLT and BGTL in a C-17 were kinda, "cool".

Nope. That was EPIC and well captured!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,196
Posted By moosepileit
The words are not in the notice, but are on the...

The words are not in the notice, but are on the Tower freqs when listening live. I do the vultures' row watching/listening as some early weekend arrivers do.

27/36 they get you in a low right...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,196
Posted By moosepileit
My beef is the ATC "keep it in the air"...

My beef is the ATC "keep it in the air" repetitive coaching to cover HIS/HER @$$ on min painted marker interval all the while the follower is hot, high, long of their marker and closing the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By moosepileit
Could hear a pin drop in Axel's packed RV-15 test...

Could hear a pin drop in Axel's packed RV-15 test forum, too! Only $10 hats n T-Shirts in Wisconsin.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,653
Posted By moosepileit
I did adapt to the HP2004 /Wix 51068/NapaGold...

I did adapt to the HP2004 /Wix 51068/NapaGold 1068 via a red loctited 3/4-16 male/male from a used filter.

I have an HP-3003 if anyone is nearby, it's too long.

Bypass in the OFA, and filter bypass...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-31-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,620
Posted By moosepileit
For a 48108- Wix 51068 is Napagold...

For a 48108-

Wix 51068 is Napagold 1068.

https://www.wixfilters.com/Lookup/PartDetails.aspx?Part=157905
Forum: Midwest 07-29-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By moosepileit
Gary, excellent debrief, it will take someone...

Gary, excellent debrief, it will take someone with Vans himself's pull to create a cleaner departure window. Warbirds get free gas to fly last time I checked, not too much to ask for a departure...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,646
Posted By moosepileit
Thursdays

I observe zero benefit to early go attempts on Thurs if you are camping. I aim NET 10am NLT noon with consistent results but have only 3 hours to fly home, quite a bias.

I hit right side of 36L at...
Forum: Midwest 07-19-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,159
Posted By moosepileit
bottom of the hour, he's going left, H.F.R.O.

bottom of the hour, he's going left, H.F.R.O.
Forum: Midwest 07-19-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,159
Posted By moosepileit
Just keep your eyes outside, the Hun is in the...

Just keep your eyes outside, the Hun is in the sun!

Last year as I entered Green Lake hold and was starting the turn to the NW, ATC called me out by N# from ADSB to keep coming to Ripon Now.

As...
Forum: ADS-B 07-13-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,047
Posted By moosepileit
Radenna Skyradar D2 and DX ( I have a DX) Works...

Radenna Skyradar D2 and DX ( I have a DX) Works with GRT Sport SX. I USB it to a 12V powered hub, that runs to the EFIS USB port and also holds the memory USB stick and bluetooth dongle for the GRT...
Forum: ADS-B 07-12-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,047
Posted By moosepileit
IF you want to avoid externals, I have good...

IF you want to avoid externals, I have good results installing $20 of 5db gain 978 and 1090 mhz SMA base Stratux type antennae by zip tying their bases through two short tubing standoffs to the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-05-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By moosepileit
Is there a slipper clutch? If so, is it designed...

Is there a slipper clutch? If so, is it designed for intentional, non-feathering propeller use?
Glide ratio is how far you can go, no wind.

Minimum sink speed best exploits weaker thermals/lift...
Forum: Autopilots 06-22-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By moosepileit
Shear screw intact?

Shear screw intact?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,702
Posted By moosepileit
If you go around the west side, watch the...

If you go around the west side, watch the MDW/Midway traffic- they are dense pack and ATC doesn't make even all the 500' vertical VFR traffic advisories to the airlines, whether under the class C or...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-06-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,896
Posted By moosepileit
Anything you can mount at arms length- I like...

Anything you can mount at arms length- I like small empty plastic bottles with a hole poked in the lid and anything soft and grabby like foam to grab without wearing the fiberglass.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-13-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,606
Posted By moosepileit
External VR w/ OVP, in the classic Ford mounting...

External VR w/ OVP, in the classic Ford mounting footprint, $120ish IF you can find one- Transpo Voltage Regulator V1700.

Adjustable voltage output pot, too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,695
Posted By moosepileit
Thanks for the (lack of RFI;) ) feedback and...

Thanks for the (lack of RFI;) ) feedback and testing.

Why the heck is most everything else either larger than needed and/or noisier?

$50 well spent.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-01-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,143
Posted By moosepileit
I have had good luck with the Deka 30 series, 2...

I have had good luck with the Deka 30 series, 2 in 10 years, I see no reason to not use the 20 series.

If it meets your CCA needs and reserve capacity, should be fine. Watch connection mounted...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,695
Posted By moosepileit
Yep! On the belly and will put another on the...

Yep! On the belly and will put another on the fin if my current beacon there ever dies, sitting on the shelf.

Bright, syncable, low draw, no noise, programmable patterns. No external powerpack,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,695
Posted By moosepileit
MSTRB, red 360 degree. No EMI/RFI.q

MSTRB, red 360 degree. No EMI/RFI.q
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-18-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,874
Posted By moosepileit
$- jets seem to thermostat to run over 212...

$- jets seem to thermostat to run over 212 degrees F/100 C.

Though synthetic- I think it keeps the water content as low as possible.

Someone can correct me, but our oil temp is measured at its...
Forum: Safety 04-17-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,286
Posted By moosepileit
It should be, but possibly only international...

It should be, but possibly only international experienced US licensed pilots know ICAO standards and the differences that keep english language secondary pilots...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-12-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,216
Posted By moosepileit
Not sure if all the providers have...

Not sure if all the providers have similar-


Account Takeover Protection is a free feature offered to T-Mobile customers. It adds additional security to your account by blocking unauthorized users...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-08-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By moosepileit
100 nm of MYR, on airport, you can change search...

100 nm of MYR, on airport, you can change search and always call ahead for days/hours/cash-only or the dreaded perm closed. .
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-20-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By moosepileit
If you have an electronic oil pressure gauge you...

If you have an electronic oil pressure gauge you are happy with the 411k sender is a $50 replacement.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-20-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By moosepileit
Recurring topic. VDO pressure senders wear at...

Recurring topic. VDO pressure senders wear at the variable resistor's wiper arm and tend to read high. Adding case grounds help make them accurate until they wear at the wiper contact, then they...
Forum: ADS-B 03-12-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,893
Posted By moosepileit
Ports are usually either 4000 or 43211

Ports are usually either 4000 or 43211
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By moosepileit
Drop the N# and $10 for a CD-ROM of the FAA...

Drop the N# and $10 for a CD-ROM of the FAA records, then see where to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-03-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,622
Posted By moosepileit
Lions grow dendrites that effectively short...

Lions grow dendrites that effectively short accross and diminish life. If you can charge and discharge in spec or what the BMS likes, there is essentially no wear/tear in the 40% to 80% capacity...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,730
Posted By moosepileit
ATP and a new Type- Congrats!

ATP and a new Type- Congrats!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-22-2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By moosepileit
OP Pfatt- thanks for saying- new to you plane and...

OP Pfatt- thanks for saying- new to you plane and feedback that it was the USB charger.

LEDs and USBs can be louder than improperly shielded strobes and dead diode packs- the 2 legacy noises. Their...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-21-2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By moosepileit
Name brand, source and price? Details. Not...

Name brand, source and price? Details.

Not bizzare nor higher powered, most likely. Cheap designs can be bright but are loud. Ferrite chokes might help, best to swap in known higher grades.

LEDs...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,421
Posted By moosepileit
Like button worthy!

Like button worthy!
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-17-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,021
Posted By moosepileit
RPM, MAP and fuel flow climbing at Vy best...

RPM, MAP and fuel flow climbing at Vy best rate?

Did you increase the carb jet/available fuel IF 9:1 was new with the recent engine work?
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-17-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,021
Posted By moosepileit
First- a rounded lower firewall for the first...

First- a rounded lower firewall for the first 10-20 degrees of CHT-

4 good sets of photos-

https://vansairforce.net/community/showpost.php?p=1563897&postcount=42

Second- Open more lower cowl exit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,124
Posted By moosepileit
I flew with the 2nd owner in it but luckily was...

I flew with the 2nd owner in it but luckily was not in the log books. I can tell you it was as bad as ANYTHING you can imagine- 5 plus years of constant exposure to the civil suit proceedings.

I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-13-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 993
Posted By moosepileit
Many cheaper 300 to 500 watt inverters have an...

Many cheaper 300 to 500 watt inverters have an audible alarm and cut out just above where one loses a master relay solenoid, 10.5 ish volts.

Plug in one or 2 100 watt fans and time a 10 or 20 amp...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,124
Posted By moosepileit
[QUOTE=Ironflight;1588738]The John Denver case is...

[QUOTE=Ironflight;1588738]The John Denver case is the one that is always brought up when this topic arises Bob - can you cite any other specific cases where an E-AB builder was sued over a crash? I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-28-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
Posted By moosepileit
Would it be faster if named, "Rented...

Would it be faster if named, "Rented Mule"?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,944
Posted By moosepileit
EAA on...

EAA on IFR-

https://www.eaa.org/eaa/aircraft-building/intro-to-aircraft-building/frequently-asked-questions/equipping-a-homebuilt-for-ifr-operations

"Our Operating Limitations state that we have to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,944
Posted By moosepileit
I tested the "MSTRB" sub $50 hideaway as radio...

I tested the "MSTRB" sub $50 hideaway as radio silent out of the box. No filters/chokes needed.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-01-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,130
Posted By moosepileit
Did Vans not just sell more kits in a DAY than...

Did Vans not just sell more kits in a DAY than they used to sell in a good MONTH?

Why limit?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,489
Posted By moosepileit
Real scary? 2x stall speed or less. Square root...

Real scary? 2x stall speed or less.

Square root of the g factor is the increase in stall speed multiple.

4g gust should stall the wing before anything breaks.

Reversal from gusts are not like...
Forum: RV-14 12-27-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,136
Posted By moosepileit
6 cyl Pitts, stock, do that. One of my favorite...

6 cyl Pitts, stock, do that. One of my favorite sounds. Sounds good inside and out of the plane, Merlinesque.

Must be the fabric and exhaust outlet location.

Just don't do it with the smoke pump...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,695
Posted By moosepileit
If external mount there is an available fairing. ...

If external mount there is an available fairing. Internal mount all that is exposed is the clear lens.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,695
Posted By moosepileit
Search engine MSTRB and get the red 360 degree...

Search engine MSTRB and get the red 360 degree version.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-19-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,740
Posted By moosepileit
Vapor pressure

Different countries and states in the US have different, even seasonal vapor pressures for emission control vs. ease of starting in cold weather or due to high elevations or both.

I hope an AVGAS...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-17-2021, 12:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,576
Posted By moosepileit
$60 Regulated power supply, not battery chargers,...

$60 Regulated power supply, not battery chargers, if master switch is on.
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-08-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,401
Posted By moosepileit
Try this- put battery on a 10 amp load- 100+W box...

Try this- put battery on a 10 amp load- 100+W box fan on inverter or a few old landing lights.

Cut off at 10.5ish volts under load. My inverter alarms and cuts off there, just time it to the alarm,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-05-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,400
Posted By moosepileit
Looks like the gear teeth internal to the starter...

Looks like the gear teeth internal to the starter are not chewed up, just picked up lots of case material.

The one drive gear tooth at 3 O'Clock that engages the flywheel ring sure has a dinger in...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-01-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,237
Posted By moosepileit
The filter adapter on the acccesory case may or...

The filter adapter on the acccesory case may or may not have an internal filter bypass.

No adapter bypass? Then the filter itself must have an internal bypass.

The 108 filter has the bypass built...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-24-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,889
Posted By moosepileit
https://www.autozone.com/batteries-starting-and-ch...

https://www.autozone.com/batteries-starting-and-charging/alternator/p/duralast-alternator-14824/871772_0_0

Left/First pic.

55 amp Internal Reg.

Duralast Alternator 14824. $95 plus $40...
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