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Forum: RV-6/6A 04-29-2021, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By rvdave
You adjust by loosening the nut, turning the...

You adjust by loosening the nut, turning the plate in or out, then tightening the nut. Fuel lube is good for the o ring.
Forum: RV-10 04-24-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By rvdave
How did you convert it to electric?

How did you convert it to electric?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,702
Posted By rvdave
A drain hole is recommmended in the bottom of the...

A drain hole is recommmended in the bottom of the fab but moist air doesnít block combustion air.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,702
Posted By rvdave
Rain has been hard on my paint job but no problem...

Rain has been hard on my paint job but no problem operationally.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,018
Posted By rvdave
Flew back home to Michigan from Daytona area...

Flew back home to Michigan from Daytona area normal 6 hour trip took 5 hours with monster tail winds giving us at times 245 mph ground speed. First time in moderate turbulence being diverted around...
Forum: COMM 04-11-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By rvdave
Comm failure

I have an ifd550 nav/com which I notice most recently has a comm failure at certain frequencies, I’ve narrowed it down to between 132.2 thru 135.6 will trigger comm failure after about 2 seconds of...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By rvdave
Where some kind of seal idea needed is the...

Where some kind of seal idea needed is the corrugated baggage bulkhead where cold air shoots to the back seaters on a winter flight, any ideas?
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,384
Posted By rvdave
Amazon has groups of 2 or 4 suction cup...

Amazon has groups of 2 or 4 suction cup...
Forum: RV-10 02-17-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,418
Posted By rvdave
Thatís a simple great idea

Thatís a simple great idea
Forum: RV-10 02-12-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,418
Posted By rvdave
Smile Iíd be curious to know what the advantage is if...

Iíd be curious to know what the advantage is if any to a plenum vs standard cowling rubber? Could there be a less drag/ speed advantage? I have standard with no cooling issues but would always be...
Forum: RV-10 11-21-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,551
Posted By rvdave
Although Iíve been adjusting break out force...

Although Iíve been adjusting break out force periodically it hasnít been clear actually where to measure the breakout force from. Is it from the end of the wheel pant, end of the tire or middle of...
Forum: RV-10 11-19-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By rvdave
I saw one on an rv10 at Oshkosh a few years back...

I saw one on an rv10 at Oshkosh a few years back on pilot side, not sure how they cut it in.
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By rvdave
I was going to add louvers if I needed them but...

I was going to add louvers if I needed them but rarely get above 400 chts. I think attention to cowl and cylinder sealing is crucial. Although I live in Michigan Iíve flown in Arizona and Florida...
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,335
Posted By rvdave
Iíd be interested in a picture of how springs are...

Iíd be interested in a picture of how springs are installed
Forum: RV-10 08-18-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By rvdave
Do you have to remove wheel pants to check or add...

Do you have to remove wheel pants to check or add air?
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By rvdave
Ordered Michelin airstop from desser but see they...

Ordered Michelin airstop from desser but see they are not 90 deg valve stems, they say only aero classic has the 90 deg stem for mains. Anyone found other 15x600-6 tubes with the angled stem?
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By rvdave
Tires

Just had a blowout and need to replace tires and tubes. The originals are 15x600-6 but acs shows the 600-6 to be larger? Which tires are being used to replace? Original is Airtrac.
Forum: RV-10 07-19-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,054
Posted By rvdave
Where do you get the static cling tint mentioned?

Where do you get the static cling tint mentioned?
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,054
Posted By rvdave
I sent away for info but didnít follow up with...

I sent away for info but didnít follow up with it, hereís the reply I got:

Thank you for your email. We do have a prototype for the RV10 but we never had the chance to test fit it. If you want help...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,220
Posted By rvdave
You can also bend the stick by filling it with...

You can also bend the stick by filling it with sand so it canít kink, trace it on a piece of cardboard so you see progress, use a hydraulic press to incrementally manipulate the curve. Worked great...
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 526,743
Posted By rvdave
Nice job Leo, now enjoy the winds and travel a...

Nice job Leo, now enjoy the winds and travel a little.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-23-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By rvdave
Spark plugs and heat range

Is there a relationship between heat range of plugs and running lop and what would be the science behind that either way? I mean lop operation usually means throttling back(?) which reduces map...
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,118
Posted By rvdave
Full power or not

The rv10 has plenty of power on takeoff, does anyone not use full power at takeoff? or what is your protocol after immediate departure?
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By rvdave
Maybe a different temp plug?

Maybe a different temp plug?
Forum: RV-10 03-22-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,192
Posted By rvdave
Got me to wondering if there is a final fine mesh...

Got me to wondering if there is a final fine mesh filter in any of the fi spiders?
Forum: RV-10 03-20-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,192
Posted By rvdave
Glad you found the problem, those can be...

Glad you found the problem, those can be troubling to find.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-14-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,714
Posted By rvdave
Looks like that video shows it can actually be...

Looks like that video shows it can actually be done, wonder if there were any mods done to curb airflow near...
Forum: RV-10 03-05-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,192
Posted By rvdave
Real informative video, it probably would be a...

Real informative video, it probably would be a good idea to use fuel lube on the pump inlet connector o ring, wonder if that is an area of contention for some?
Forum: RV-10 02-16-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,007
Posted By rvdave
I use flaps 0? at high DA, even in cruise. Do...

I use flaps 0? at high DA, even in cruise.

Do you ever use -3
Forum: RV-10 02-15-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,007
Posted By rvdave
Takeoff flaps at high altitude airports

For high altitude airport fliers what is your procedure for high altitude takeoffs? What I?ve been reading says less flaps for takeoff because of increased drag but with a caveat that it depends on...
Forum: RV-10 02-09-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 522,300
Posted By rvdave
Panel with lighting...

Panel with lighting now


http://img1.imagehousing.com/0/background-536180.jpg (http://www.imagehousing.com/image/background/1441115)
Forum: RV-10 02-09-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,721
Posted By rvdave
Thanks to suggestions here I finally got some...

Thanks to suggestions here I finally got some cockpit lighting done, phase 1.


https://photos.app.goo.gl/WvtLYXhGNEx29hdy8
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,247
Posted By rvdave
Nice job and congrats Leo, not sure why there?s...

Nice job and congrats Leo, not sure why there?s no snow in your picture but if you want to see some come up to kcad sometime😊
Forum: RV-10 01-15-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By rvdave
I have 8.5:1 pistons and I adjusted my idle...

I have 8.5:1 pistons and I adjusted my idle mixture for 1.5 to 2.5 at idle depending on actual rpm and mixture setting.
Forum: RV-10 01-02-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,721
Posted By rvdave
Red led string

I?m looking to add a red led string under front edge of glare shield for night flying, anyone have any recommendations? Also concerned about not adding any noise issues into audio system.
Forum: RV-10 01-01-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,601
Posted By rvdave
[QUOTE=AV8ER;1394977]This is what is on our...

[QUOTE=AV8ER;1394977]This is what is on our RV-10. It works perfect for cruise flight and saves the aesthetics of extra stuff on the sides of the rudder. Of course in climb additional rudder input...
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,601
Posted By rvdave
I?m thinking about adding a wedge. I have the...

I?m thinking about adding a wedge. I have the Aerosport rudder trim which works great but since my wheel fairings were put on I need what I think is a lot of right rudder. Too late to modify wheel...
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,601
Posted By rvdave
I have a small (about 5? high, 1? wide) wedge on...

I have a small (about 5? high, 1? wide) wedge on the left side of my rudder.


What is the thickness of the wedge?
Forum: RV-10 12-01-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,317
Posted By rvdave
I had the same experience with my first EarthX...

I had the same experience with my first EarthX this year where after just a month it went to no output, wouldn?t charge. So far the second one has lasted a few months as a backup second battery. Not...
Forum: RV-10 11-22-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By rvdave
Sounds like it?s in the works for a software...

Sounds like it?s in the works for a software upgrade for AFS.
Forum: RV-10 11-18-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By rvdave
Yes I do realize that, the problem is the efis...

Yes I do realize that, the problem is the efis input does not directly correlate the flashes to screen indication with the error. For example there was not a pattern of flash although the indication...
Forum: RV-10 11-18-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By rvdave
Earth X battery output code to efis

I have posted this to advanced flight systems forum but will also post here. On a recent flight the Earthx battery outputted a flashing code to efis input but was unable to interpret the flashes...
Forum: RV-10 08-23-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By rvdave
I believe I used proseal to hold it in place then...

I believe I used proseal to hold it in place then used poprivets to finish.
Forum: RV-10 07-21-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,159
Posted By rvdave
Due to delay with the wet grounds today assuming...

Due to delay with the wet grounds today assuming things get opened up how long will the cookout be going on?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By rvdave
Also there?s an Applebee?s north of target, and...

Also there?s an Applebee?s north of target, and Lasure?s just outside the north 40 gate. The Hilton has a nice breakfast buffet.
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,922
Posted By rvdave
Do the screws insert from the bottom? Will they...

Do the screws insert from the bottom? Will they loosen or work loose? Seems like they would pull when readjusting visor. Should bolts and nuts be used? Are they installed where the rain gutter...
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By rvdave
Have you completed what you will do to the...

Have you completed what you will do to the ceiling of the canopy? If not wait, since it?s much easier when it?s upside down to finish that ceiling.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,922
Posted By rvdave
I tried the tint but found it does not last to...

I tried the tint but found it does not last to stick to the window, don?t know if there?s a way to rejuvenate the ability to stick?
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,922
Posted By rvdave
Geoff, do you have any photos of how you mounted...

Geoff, do you have any photos of how you mounted yours? Looking for a specific location on the pillar.
Forum: RV-10 06-26-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,240
Posted By rvdave
I have stock 8.5:1 io540 and feel I have tight...

I have stock 8.5:1 io540 and feel I have tight baffling and rtv?d gaps . I struggled with whether to put in louvers based on others that have gone before and decided not to. I?m in Michigan but...
Forum: RV-10 06-09-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,928
Posted By rvdave
I?ve been running down to 6 and 7 quarts the last...

I?ve been running down to 6 and 7 quarts the last few months and maybe coincidentally have been noticing oil temps jumping around during cruise from 150, 160 to 200 where I normally try to keep it. ...
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By rvdave
Cover for aerosport overhead/brace attach

Has anyone made a cover for the 4 bolt attach junction for aerosport overhead? Seems like a good project for a 3D printer I don?t know anything about.
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,159
Posted By rvdave
I?ll be there +1. Look forward to seeing and...

I?ll be there +1. Look forward to seeing and meeting more.
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,121
Posted By rvdave
Congrats Ethan!

Congrats Ethan!
Forum: Texas (South) 05-25-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By rvdave
I have exact same setup, was able to find a dpe...

I have exact same setup, was able to find a dpe who would fly in my plane. Was concerned about using backup instruments on a non precision approach but ended up putting map page on pfd and efis on...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-12-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By rvdave
Those are the wires that connect to the 15 pin...

Those are the wires that connect to the 15 pin input connector to the box. If you didn?t disconnect at the crank sensor those would be the colors to hook up to the 15 pin connector. That?s assuming...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-12-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By rvdave
I did the same thing to repair my plasma 3, here...

I did the same thing to repair my plasma 3, here is a photo of diagram I wrote down while repairing it.


http://i66.tinypic.com/nb9hs9.png
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-11-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By rvdave
Do you have the dual crank sensor circuit board? ...

Do you have the dual crank sensor circuit board? If so I just removed one to upgrade to mini sensor, maybe that would help? I can maybe take photo.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-11-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By rvdave
If it’s only the phase wires you are uncertain...

If it’s only the phase wires you are uncertain about I believe it doesn’t matter which inputs are selected because they are only channels, you can find out which outputs they correspond to and change...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-04-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,533
Posted By rvdave
Do you mean you could hear each other on the...

Do you mean you could hear each other on the intercom? Check mic gain in comm settings?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,562
Posted By rvdave
I had a lightspeed headset a few years ago that I...

I had a lightspeed headset a few years ago that I left the batteries in one winter, the batteries corroded and ate up the terminals. I asked them if they could repair it which they did for free. I...
Forum: ADS-B 04-13-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,884
Posted By rvdave
Oh I see, that would nice. I have an ifd550 that...

Oh I see, that would nice. I have an ifd550 that with the new afs software is suppose to pass fis-b data via rs232 to the ifd550 but haven’t been able to get it configured correctly yet so don’t...
Forum: ADS-B 04-13-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,884
Posted By rvdave
Not for sure but don?t you need an adsb in...

Not for sure but don?t you need an adsb in source? I have the dynon sv472 and get weather and traffic on my afs5600.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-13-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By rvdave
When I installed my dual plasma iii I ran the...

When I installed my dual plasma iii I ran the presoldered connector through a large conduit through the firewall. I had a problem with the crank sensor board and upgraded to the mini sensors. I...
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