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Forum: RV-4 03-06-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 258,276
Posted By ZemsRV4
I am with Nick on this one. Use fuses and if one...

I am with Nick on this one. Use fuses and if one blows, figure it out on the ground. Several years ago, I experienced an electrical fire in my -4. I was fat dumb and happy flying over the middle...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By ZemsRV4
Forum Help

I am trying to add a picture to a private message on this forum. When I click on the picture icon, it asks for the URL. I have no idea what the URL is for a picture on my iphone. Can someone help...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-15-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,099
Posted By ZemsRV4
Fuel flow problem

Looking for some help diagnosing a fuel flow problem. I have a MGL Stratomaster Infinity FF-1 fuel computer with a Floscan 201 sender. It has always worked great, but all of the sudden the FF reads...
Forum: RV-4 06-15-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,537
Posted By ZemsRV4
David, Flyboyaccesories makes a very simple easy...

David,

Flyboyaccesories makes a very simple easy to install rear seat pedals. I installed on my -4 and they work great. They fold down when you are solo and don’t interfere at all with the front...
Forum: RV-4 06-15-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,876
Posted By ZemsRV4
I just finished the long gear mod on my -4. I...

I just finished the long gear mod on my -4. I would not say it is easy, but not terribly complex. The biggest issue is you have to remove the engine. That is obviously a lengthy process with all...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By ZemsRV4
Thanks! I did check the filter screen so it must...

Thanks! I did check the filter screen so it must be the spray bar. Unfortunately Ellison is the only service shop for them but their status is unknown.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By ZemsRV4
Ellison TBI problems

Looking for help from anyone who has an Ellison throttle body injector on a Lycoming engine. During run up on takeoffs, my engine is hesitating as it accelerates around 1500-2000 RPM. After a few...
Forum: RV-4 01-23-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,581
Posted By ZemsRV4
Yes, I have a rear seat stick. Doesn?t leave...

Yes, I have a rear seat stick. Doesn?t leave much room between the stick and the canopy bracket.
Forum: RV-4 01-22-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,581
Posted By ZemsRV4
Rear Seat Panel

Working on a SkyView panel upgrade and wanted to make a panel with the 7? Skyview for the rear seat. But the canopy support bracket gets in the way when the canopy is closed. Has anyone seen a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By ZemsRV4
Autopilot and Foreflight

Hello all,

Contemplating putting an autopilot in my -4. Does anyone know of an autopilot that will follow a Foreflight course? With the lighting port being the only connection to the IPad, I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-09-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By ZemsRV4
Ok thanks.

Ok thanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-09-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By ZemsRV4
Dual Garmin G5 Help

I have a Garmin G5 in the front cockpit of my -4. Considering mounting one in the rear cockpit but don?t want to run pitot static lines back there. Does anyone know if a can bus connection between...
Forum: RV-4 09-17-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By ZemsRV4
Original RV-4 wood stick grip

I am planning to install an Infinity stick grip to my -4 which currently has the original wooden stick grip. I don?t see any attach bolts/screws to remove the grip. Can someone tell me how it is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By ZemsRV4
I installed in both wings and had one small crack...

I installed in both wings and had one small crack (about 1/4?) develop in the upper right corner of one side which I believe was from over-tightening the screw. I stop drilled it and haven?t had any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 983
Posted By ZemsRV4
Infinity Stick Grip

I am installing an Infinity stick grip in my -4. The plane has what I believe is the original Vans wooden stick grip on it (I am not the original builder). I don?t see any screws on the grip to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-29-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 145,220
Posted By ZemsRV4
Ha Kurt, you got me! When all else fails, a good...

Ha Kurt, you got me! When all else fails, a good shot of whiskey might come in handy!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-29-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 145,220
Posted By ZemsRV4
My thoughts on the G5

I installed the G5 in my -4 about 2 months ago and overall, I love it, but it has one dissapointing limitation. I bought it primarily to have an attitude indicator, which I lacked on the panel. I am...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,060
Posted By ZemsRV4
Tires

I had the same problem with my -4 when I bought it. I considered gear stiffners, but ended up living with it. Then one day I got a wild hair and bought two new tires and installed them. Problem...
Forum: RV-4 07-25-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 258,276
Posted By ZemsRV4
Where did you find that stick and throttle? ...

Where did you find that stick and throttle? sweet!!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-07-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 145,220
Posted By ZemsRV4
I don't think you can legally fly an ILS or VOR...

I don't think you can legally fly an ILS or VOR approach without mag hdg. And as mentioned above, the controllers headings are magnetic so in controlled airspace you are not following the controller...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-06-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 145,220
Posted By ZemsRV4
No magnatometer

Garmin guys,

If I understand a previous post correctly, you can't connect a magnetometer to a standalone G5 to get mag hdg vs GPS hdg. Are there future plans to add this capability? Seems...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-06-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,178
Posted By ZemsRV4
Thanks for the replies!

Thanks for the replies!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-05-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,178
Posted By ZemsRV4
Garmin G5

I am considering the new Garmin G5 for my -4. It looks like a perfect instrument for the small panel in the 4. If anyone has experience with it, I would appreciate any comments on it you could...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-27-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,937
Posted By ZemsRV4
Christian, Not to change the subject of the...

Christian,

Not to change the subject of the thread, but is the magenta "+" on your attitude indicator on the G3X the flight director? I thought the Garmin used the inverted V for the flight...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-27-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,435
Posted By ZemsRV4
Walt, Can you give us a roundabout cost of an...

Walt,

Can you give us a roundabout cost of an upgrade like this?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-28-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 111,818
Posted By ZemsRV4
Brian, Coming up on my annual and would like a...

Brian,

Coming up on my annual and would like a copy. Germanzems@yahoo.com.

Thanks,
Zem
Forum: RV-4 01-19-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,143
Posted By ZemsRV4
Thanks for all the replies.

Thanks for all the replies.
Forum: RV-4 01-18-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,143
Posted By ZemsRV4
Landing gear/fuselage fairings

Does anyone know where you can get pre-fab'd fuselage fairings for the landing gear? The ones on my RV-4 don't fit snug against the fusalage.

Brian Zembraski
RV-4/N474P
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