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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-26-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By mandorfer
Yes. Vans will sell parts to you. The FWF kits do...

Yes. Vans will sell parts to you. The FWF kits do come with drawings that show common install options for the RVs. You can buy the entire FWF kit or pick and choose what you need from them. The...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-25-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By mandorfer
Thanks. That makes sense.

Thanks. That makes sense.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-25-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By mandorfer
Connecting Rod Orientation

Can anyone explain to me why lycoming connecting rods are supposed to be installed so the rod identification number is facing downwards towards the sump at all times? The rods are symmetrical so why...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-23-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By mandorfer
Thanks

Thanks all. I assembled the case and mic?d the bearing ID?s and all clearances were good. Pressing on to the next challenge!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-20-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,458
Posted By mandorfer
IO 360 Assembly Question

I am assembling my IO 360 and have a question about the Lycoming procedures. My crank was worked by Aircraft Specialties and my case was worked by Divco. The crank was turned down M006 for the main...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-25-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By mandorfer
Help with tolerance for IO360 case studs

Help. I have looked in the table of limits and multiple IO-360 assembly manuals and I can't find the diameter tolerances on the long 0.500" studs (Lycoming 75154 or 72154) that pass through the case....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By mandorfer
[QUOTE=pazmanyflyer;1349204]If you need new...

[QUOTE=pazmanyflyer;1349204]If you need new intake tubes and want to save a few dollars over Lycoming new, contact Clint at Vetterman. He will custom fab some for you for something like $75 each....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-27-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By mandorfer
Thanks for the info. That confirms what I have...

Thanks for the info. That confirms what I have heard. I am picking up a sump and tubes tomorrow and will see how it goes.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-27-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By mandorfer
360 Intake Tube Compatibility??

Does anyone know how different the intake tubes are for an angled valve IO-360 (Lycoming P/N?s 78741, 2, 3, 4) vs the intakes tubes on an IO-360-M1B (Lycoming P/N?s 42E22611, 2, 3, 4 )? I have a B1E...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-19-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,918
Posted By mandorfer
Call Vans. They told me they were redesigning the...

Call Vans. They told me they were redesigning the kit to work better with any fuel pump combo. Hoped to have it done by Jan. Also, if you search, you can still find some of the individual parts from...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-06-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,484
Posted By mandorfer
Redesign

Vans said engineering is redesigning the kit and hope to have it done this month.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-01-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,754
Posted By mandorfer
http://www.mikesrv7.com/332012.htm See my site...

http://www.mikesrv7.com/332012.htm

See my site for pics of my machine countersinking and dimpling. They won't sit perfect, but good enough to not interfere with the wing.
Forum: Builder Website Links 01-03-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 8,908
Posted By mandorfer
RV-7 Mike Andorfer www.mikesrv7.com

VAF has been a great resource for me in my effort to build my RV7. Just sharing my progress with others who are to follow. Thanks.

Michael
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-06-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,540
Posted By mandorfer
Thanks for the feedback. I do plan on calling...

Thanks for the feedback. I do plan on calling Vans on Monday to confirm, but like most folks eager to get busy on kits, when I found it Friday after COB, I couldn't wait to get an answer so I tried...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-06-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,540
Posted By mandorfer
2005 Wing Kit vs 2009 Wing Kit

First off, I'm new to VAF and this is my first homebuilt attempt!!

I'm ready to buy my RV7 wing kit and found an unopened kit ordered from Vans around 2005 for sale. Have there been many changes,...
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