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Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-19-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,352
Posted By N737Z
A&P wanted

hey gang,

We need an a&P at Deer Valley...recommendations?
Need a C-150 looked at
Thanks,
Don
RV7
RV6a
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-06-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 772
Posted By N737Z
IO-320 rough idle

Hi all,

I have read numerous threads on rough idle when engine is hot after landing etc. and I thought I'd share how we solved our issue. As background we previously built/flew and later sold an...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 10-07-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,303
Posted By N737Z
Box Hangar CHD in AZ for rent

There is a large beautiful box hanger at CHD in Phoenix area for rent.
It will fit 3 RVs.
Epoxy floor, insulated, rest room...very nice.
$650/mo.

Contact:

Pete Armbruster is...
Forum: Reviews 09-29-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,179
Posted By N737Z
SPOT GPS beware

I know many have used spot and are happy with it, but beware that customer service is a nightmare. Long long waits on hold for billing issues and no way to cancel an account online. DO NOT USE AN...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-03-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By N737Z
Dave

Hi Dave,

The filter goes between the control head (the ADI in my case) and the harness that goes out to your servos.

Hope that helps.
Don
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-02-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,889
Posted By N737Z
Solution to TruTrak PTT pitch up

There is a long thread in another post that is pretty old with no real solution to this problem of the TruTrak autopilot pitching up with the push to talk button. It is an isolated problem but, if...
Forum: Autopilots 04-02-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,167
Posted By N737Z
TruTrak PTT pitch solved

I followed the link as previously posted on the filter made by Digi-Key, purchased it, installed it in 5 mins, and it solved my pitch up problem with my PTT. I believe my problem originated with my...
Forum: Autopilots 03-20-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,167
Posted By N737Z
PTT same problem

I also have found TT and Stein to be very helpful, willing, and knowledgeable, but I have not been able to cure this problem in my setup. I also have the Garmin sl40 with the bent whip antenna and...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-03-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Sticky: Sticky Brakes
Views: 47,887
Posted By N737Z
All great help guys! Thanks! Don...

All great help guys! Thanks!

Don Pierson
PHX
RV7
Titan IO360
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-03-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 32
Sticky: Sticky Brakes
Views: 47,887
Posted By N737Z
Thanks Mike!:D

Thanks Mike!:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-02-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 32
Sticky: Sticky Brakes
Views: 47,887
Posted By N737Z
put springs on Matco's

After 300 hours my brakes began to drag. The quick effective fix for me was using springs #181(I believe) from ACE hardware on the Matco shafts, but I am still going to replace the pivot points...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-12-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,521
Posted By N737Z
Great post Scott!

That was an awesome post Scott. Thanks.
Don in PHX
RV7
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-16-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,310
Posted By N737Z
Excellent input. I have not had any movement,...

Excellent input. I have not had any movement, but I will certainly monitor, evaluate, and report back with any adverse affects. thanks Gang.
don
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-13-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,310
Posted By N737Z
The new set of gas springs are the exact...

The new set of gas springs are the exact dimensions of the stock springs and actually have a better damping action to slow the extension. The structure per Van's plans is more than strong enough for...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-09-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,310
Posted By N737Z
Stronger gas springs for RV-7 canopy

I have had my canopy blow down with a wind gust and it broke a corner off. Repair was easy enough, but I decided to replace my stock gas springs, which are very weak, with stronger springs. What a...
Forum: Reviews 03-18-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,590
Posted By N737Z
Picture of Don's RV7 painted by Gillis

OK...it took me a little digging to learn how to post a picture.

Also see the bottom of the main page on Vansairforce.net for more pictures posted by...
Forum: Reviews 03-15-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,590
Posted By N737Z
GillsAeroPaint Best Bang for the Buck

:) I have to say that satisfaction with painters is very subjective, but I'll try to communicate my very good experience with Gillis.

My plane had been flying for 3 years with my home grown...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,739
Posted By N737Z
Paint Shop Reviews Gillis AeroPaint?

Has anyone used Gillis AeroPaint out of Will Rogers area to paint their RV? Any feedback would be appreciated. I'm looking for a good value in a shop somewhere west of the Mississippi.
Don in AZ
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-14-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,822
Posted By N737Z
Electronic Ign Mag drop

Hi Gang,

I have the IO360 CS prop with one impulse Mag and one LightSpeed ignition.

I believe that Klaus says in his specs to expect 150-200 rpm drop when selecting the mag.

I get 0-10 drop on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,028
Posted By N737Z
cracked by weak struts

After about 150 hrs in just over a year in my RV7 tip-up, my struts were getting weak and a gust of wind blew my canopy down and broke off a corner of my canopy! I have fixed the canopy and I now...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-15-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,405
Posted By N737Z
oil cooler boundry layer

Hi gang from the hot PHX desert.

I lowered my oil temps by following Ken's suggestion of shimming out the oil cooler 1/4" off the back of the baffling. This gets the oil cooler out of the cylinder...
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