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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-25-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By krhea
Hanger Cleaning second Round

Cleaning out the hanger of a flying buddy.

Two links to spreadsheets of whats left and to make it simpler i have included a guess as to the shipping costs to continental US. If that amount is...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-21-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By krhea
Cleco and sheet clamps sold already. Die grinder...

Cleco and sheet clamps sold already. Die grinder sold. PM's responded to.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-21-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By krhea
Beringer was requested a little earlier, but your...

Beringer was requested a little earlier, but your second in line.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-21-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By krhea
Hanger Cleaning Sale

I think i changed the links to allow access to anyone.


Keith Rhea
RV7
2021 Donation
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-21-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By krhea
Hanger Cleaning Sale update

I'm helping an RV friend clean out his hanger of RV stuff/Tools. There are so many items that I compiled everything on two spreadsheet PDF's with a photo/description. IF there is an item that you...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-06-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By krhea
I have used the 250 Kats magnetic heater for 6...

I have used the 250 Kats magnetic heater for 6 years. Remove magnets and jb weld to sump, cover cowl with packing blanket and your oil will never get below 75* degrees.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-18-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By krhea
I just looked on the plans, did not measure and...

I just looked on the plans, did not measure and don't remember. Could be .020 skins.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-17-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By krhea
Cracks in Rudder Skin

2014 RV7- 537 hours, cracks in .016 skin of rudder at stiffener to spar.

Looking for possible avenues to repair these cracks.
1. Clear packing tape & stop drill-observation (gleaned from searching...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By krhea
I use a Kats 250 watt 120 VAC heater with the...

I use a Kats 250 watt 120 VAC heater with the magnet removed and JB welded to the sump on my 0-320. Cover the top cowl with a packing blanket and plug the inlet openings. Keeps the oil at 75 all...
Forum: Flight Testing 02-25-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,353
Posted By krhea
Searched the web and came up with...

Searched the web and came up with this:

http://karmy.com/rv9a/reference/N169AK_Flight_Test_Cards.doc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By krhea
prostate surgery

Cyberlaser if its an option, no outside effects that i can recall, never missed a step.


Krhea
RV7
2021 donation
Forum: Polishing your RV 02-16-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,469
Posted By krhea
Buff pro

I used one for a while, only draw back is the amount of strenght to use it on bottom of wings and on vertical areas. I think the weight of it is 18#.

The drums are large and can cover quite an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,208
Posted By krhea
My tug

Heres a photo of my tug, only had to buy the mobility motors, everything else was laying around or need to be modified. Need to put weight on the handle to get traction to move RV7. Modest amount...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-26-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,194
Posted By krhea
lateral play in ailerons

I had some play in mine, so i wound up replacing the column bushings and putting in precision bolts all the way out and eliminated the play.

Keith Rhea
RV7
2021 donation
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-18-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By krhea
mgl control

From Mgl Avionics users group:

This question is coming up very frequently: Can a N16 we used with another make of EFIS system ?

The answer is YES. Provided the EFIS understands the SL30 or GNC255...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-18-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,300
Posted By krhea
flap chafing

I used teflon coated fiberglass tape 3/4" on the wing skin underside ( hidden), 6 years 500 hours polished flaps no scratch.

Lots of suppliers, i bought mine locally at an industrial supplier but...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-07-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By krhea
fuel lines

I think if i had it to do over i would go inside the kick panel right in front of the spar.

Keith

Rv7

2021 donation.
Forum: Tools 01-05-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,128
Posted By krhea
splitting case

Here is a pdf of my 0320 narrow deck when i overhauled it. A few slides of the splitting of the case. ...
Forum: Tools 01-04-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,128
Posted By krhea
case splitting

See : http://nickugolini.com/Website/CaseSplitter/case_splitter.htm (http://http://nickugolini.com/Website/CaseSplitter/case_splitter.htm)

Keith Rhea
RV7
Forum: Reviews 09-25-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,315
Posted By krhea
Yardstore Pirep

If you ever get a chance to be there in person you could pickup all sorts of used tools, from bucking bars to mcdaniels crimpers and look at a sample of all the new tools they sell mounted on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,904
Posted By krhea
short seats

My 5'1" grandaughter flys my RV7 and we use a noral seat cushion with back. The seat back in aft position and pedals in most forward. I hate changing things up for big guys then little guys so i...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,411
Posted By krhea
Sl-00014

how about putting the kit part number in the sl?

tried putting SL-00014 into the list struck out.

Keith Rhea
RV7
Forum: Interiors 07-25-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,367
Posted By krhea
Miniature air gauges

HVAC pneumatic control systems used to have several different pressure gauges, i may have some will look. Might try a local HVAC supply house or a Controls Contractor in your area.

Keith Rhea
RV7...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,056
Posted By krhea
Crankcase

Crankcase services was my choice, 6 weeks lead time. Got
a tour of the facilities, to the roof with ready cases. Nice folks too.

Krhea
RV7
O-320D2A
2020 dues
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By krhea
mounting

i used epoxy and flox to mount a couple of nut plates on the front centerline and side centerline and top and bottom of corners of cutouts, 1 fly led board keeps the other from going anywhere. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-22-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,569
Posted By krhea
honing

I used a 120 grit ball hone and have honed a cylinder and replaced the rings.
Hard to do single handed and operate a drill and squirt honing oil at the same time. I had one cylinder that got too hot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,455
Posted By krhea
Engine warmer

I have thought about this as well, from carrying a 27# generator, extra battery, inverter to power up my crankcase heater, extension cord. Add a couple of inexpensive sleeping bags for a blanket,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-22-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By krhea
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By krhea
basic med doctor wichita,ks

Dr. Chris Meyer MD; 316-218-0008, he is in andover on Hwy 54


Keith Rhea
RV7
Forum: ADS-B 06-25-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 86,367
Posted By krhea
NavWorx tech issues - help each other

I have ADS600-B UAT Console NavWorx 4.0.9.exe, it's only 7.9 MB so can probably email. Still have my old navworx box and the usb wifi dongle.

Keith Rhea
RV7
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-29-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By krhea
installing prop on O-320

Reference this Lycoming document and it will give you the right prop drive bushings for your prop flange.

Service Instruction No. 1098G.


Keith Rhea
RV7
O-320 D2A
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-09-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,309
Posted By krhea
Tach shaft

I added an oil separator on the crankcase vent because apparently if you leave the tach shaft and hardware out of a two piece camshaft you might increase the amount of oil mist out the crankcase...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-08-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,309
Posted By krhea
Tach shaft

I left mine out on a rebuild, seem wasteful to spend a couple hundred bucks on something that I wasn’t going to use, but I was getting a lot of oil out the crankcase breather, so to avoid removing...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-25-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,312
Posted By krhea
I like RAKA for a supplier. Keith Rhea RV7 2019...

I like RAKA for a supplier.

Keith Rhea RV7
2019 dues paid
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-08-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By krhea
Valve clearance

I tried to set mine at midpoint .054 or whichever combination gets you the closest. This was done on fresh overhaul, cam, tappets,hydraulics,rockers all fresh from aircraft specialties, I am running...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,377
Posted By krhea
transition training

Dave Austin (214) 236-7973‬, based out of Denton at least give him a call.

Keith Rhea RV7
Dues paid 2019
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-09-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By krhea
cylinder baffels

https://www.lycoming.com/content/parts-catalog-o-320-io-320-lio-320

Here is the link to the parts manual at lycoming.

O-320AXX;O-320BXX;O-320DXX;O-320EXX. XX indicates other revisions.

Keith...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-09-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By krhea
Cylinder baffles

O-320-A models use 72150, others 72153. Wide flange uses 72569.

From page 7-1 of o-320 parts manual 103.pdf

Keith Rhea
RV7 O-320D2A
2019 Dues
Forum: COMM 02-21-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,273
Posted By krhea
I finally figured it out and tested it seems to...

I finally figured it out and tested it seems to work ok. Had to add a 12vDC to the input through a 4.7Kohm resistor.

Schematic...
Forum: COMM 02-19-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,273
Posted By krhea
MGL control stick wiring

I added another diagram. where i am interfacing a CS-8 stick grip functions to an MGL Explorer lite with IEFIS Extender and N16 & V16 Radios.

Here is the...
Forum: COMM 02-19-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,273
Posted By krhea
Control stick wiring

I am upgrading my control stick to tosten Cs-8 and am confused about the digital input output wiring. I am adding the MGL n16-V16 radio and a CS-8 stick grip. I built a small schematic at this...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-17-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By krhea
lycoming narrow deck plates sb

Here is a link to that sb:


https://www.dropbox.com/s/63vepv2k88vkrfv/SB_SI_Sl_AD%20pages%20481-482.pdf?dl=0

Keith Rhea RV7
2019 dues
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-26-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 985
Posted By krhea
I have one on an o320d2a, straight or stock oil...

I have one on an o320d2a, straight or stock oil filter adapter and yep it?s tough to get fasteners on but doable.


Keith Rhea RV7

2019 dues paid
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-12-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,756
Posted By krhea
Corrosion found

You need to pull a front and a back cylinder to look at the cam followers and the cam, if no spalling is found and the cam looks good, you should not need to split the case.

Keith Rhea....
Forum: COMM 10-05-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By krhea
Headset help

KCHEADSETS.com
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-27-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,282
Posted By krhea
Cam

I found a two piece cam at AEA dallas, make sure you put in the tach shaft, if you leave that out they will vent a little more oil. I have EFII ignitions so I didn?t think the tach shaft was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,173
Posted By krhea
2018 Airventure Ticket

I have a student member ticket for one week, that is surplus.

Can transfer.

Make a reasonable offer.

Keith Rhea RV7
2018 donation
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-12-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,637
Posted By krhea
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1266331#post1266331

www.PerihelionDesign.com. snap-jacks.

Keith Rhea
RV7
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,831
Posted By krhea
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1260657#post1260657

Buy a Honda and ask for Japanese rectifier. If they don't know have them find out.
From experience i can tell you that some equipment will not like a dirty sine wave. Some gas fired furnaces and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,424
Posted By krhea
Shop heating cooling

Hvacopcost.com let?s you do some comparisons. Probably many other websites.

Keith Rhea
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,424
Posted By krhea
Shop heating and cooling

Put all your money into insulation if you can, it?s not likely to require a service call and won?t consume any energy. Spray foam has the highest R value per inch. Get your heating down to a candle...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-18-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,847
Posted By krhea
Dehumidfier

How about purging the crankcase of moisture with a few cubic feet of nitrogen?


Keith Rhea
RV7
donated 2018
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-14-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,640
Posted By krhea
Rebuilding your own engine...Bad idea?

Here?s my experience: In 2013 bought a 1982 Mattituck 0-320 engine with 741 hours for 7500.00 including all accessories. I was assured that the followers weren?t spalled.

From 2014 initial flight...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-27-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By krhea
Omitting tach shaft

I suspected as much after the fact, 6 quarts is my full level, will remove the barb fitting and see if I can fabricate a shield to catch;oil mist and let it condense and still keep same tubular cross...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-27-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By krhea
Omitting tach shaft

I suspected as much after the fact, 6 quarts is my full level, will remove the barb fitting and see if I can fabricate a shield to catch;oil mist and let it condense and still keep same tubular cross...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-26-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
Posted By krhea
Omitting Tach shaft

I recently overhauled my narrow deck O-320D2A. I installed EFII ignitions when i installed the engine in my RV7. The engine had 741 hours on it and was built in 1982 by Mattituck. Since the tach...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,986
Posted By krhea
Here is a drop box link to a B&C 410 alternator...

Here is a drop box link to a B&C 410 alternator mounted on the vacuum pump pad on my o-320. Photos i took on a just completed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,560
Posted By krhea
Navworx replacement shipping today from Dallas

Order Nov 3, shipped yesterday received today, echo +skyfx
Forum: Tools 11-14-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By krhea
Yard store tools

I have scratch built a Davis DA2A with yard store tools ( flush riveted -4's)
and my RV7. I am not a perfectionist by any means and found that the tools i got at the yard satisfied me. They also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By krhea
permanent heat installation

High Intensity Radiant( orange glow). Don't require a flue.
Low Intensity Radiant ( tube heaters require a flue)
Both heat objects not the air. Both are used in large space...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-27-2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,584
Posted By krhea
MGL touch Screen

I have been using the 8.5". Explorer lite in my RV7, touch screen can be a little challenging in turbulence, but the rotary controls also work. Also have the V10 radio, ST165 Transponder, Navworx...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,187
Posted By krhea
becker dsub

http://www.millenair.nl/shop/image/cache/data/becker/connector3-600x600.png

Looks like becker has a kit.

Keith
RV7
Hearing disable just like Don, new aids coming via VA end of october, Lightspeed...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-16-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,312
Posted By krhea
Yard store has nut plate jigs

Yard store has them, may have used and new ones.


Keith Rhea
RV7
318 hours in third year

Dues gladly paid.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,080
Posted By krhea
Increase Heat Transfer in Heat Muff

Actually I think that using a Nichrome heating element wire is the best(cheapest) heat transfer method because the wire in a normal application could be somewhat "red hot" in normal usage. This type...
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