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Forum: RV-10 04-13-2022, 02:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By rvdave
PC925 vs Fullriver 925 battery

My 7 year old PC925 left me needing a jump start this week after sitting for two weeks in Florida. Even after flying for two hours showing charging in flight needed my backup battery online to get...
Forum: RV-10 03-18-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,298
Posted By rvdave
Ditto for me

Ditto for me
Forum: RV-10 12-13-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,330
Posted By rvdave
Same here, took a little tweaking for the locks...

Same here, took a little tweaking for the locks but happy with the result.
Forum: RV-10 11-17-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,588
Posted By rvdave
It looks like that sb refers to Precision...

It looks like that sb refers to Precision Airmotive and RSA.
Forum: RV-10 11-17-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,588
Posted By rvdave
I have airflow performance injectors and while...

I have airflow performance injectors and while tuning I always had a problem lop with lowest fuel settings while some would say they could lean smoothly to lowest settings smoothly to idle cutoff. ...
Forum: RV-10 11-16-2021, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,588
Posted By rvdave
Been flying dual light speed ignitions for a few...

Been flying dual light speed ignitions for a few years now and while getting fuel flow info for flow matching was always disappointed with lop operations until finding out also through experimenting...
Forum: RV-10 10-20-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,607
Posted By rvdave
I load 2 Dahon 20Ē in the bags that came with...

I load 2 Dahon 20Ē in the bags that came with them, lift them over the baggage brace but wouldnít do it without the bags. It can be tight but need to be careful about the parts under the bag bumping...
Forum: RV-10 10-01-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,312
Posted By rvdave
I put a earthx backup battery on the firewall and...

I put a earthx backup battery on the firewall and initially was getting a high temp indication so put a y in the baffle scat over #5 cylinder to flow air onto the battery and that took care of any...
Forum: RV-10 09-30-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By rvdave
Cleveland brake pads

Can anyone confirm the proper replacement Cleveland brake pad is Aps66-11200?


Edit: Per ACS pads are APS66-11200 and rivets are APS105-00200.
Forum: RV-10 07-25-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,106
Posted By rvdave
Have you ruled out an intake leak on that...

Have you ruled out an intake leak on that cylinder? Intake tube or clamps on rubber couplings?. Just a thought.
Forum: RV-10 07-24-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 860
Posted By rvdave
Oshkosh conditions

Planning on flying over Sunday am, what are current field conditions and parking as of Saturday pm?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-22-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By rvdave
Golf course?

Looking for fly-to golf courses that are walking or short distances from an airport in Midwest, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, or Kentucky, Tennessee even. Based in northern Michigan we take our 10 with...
Forum: RV-10 06-20-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,545
Posted By rvdave
Thatís the best way to test the plasma iii and...

Thatís the best way to test the plasma iii and also tests phasing and proper hookup to input and output channels. Important to verify spark at coils if thereís a question at all. You can actually...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-15-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,982
Posted By rvdave
Is it possible screws holding the tray on the...

Is it possible screws holding the tray on the sides may have come loose enough to interfere with removal? Iíve had that happen to me.
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-29-2021, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
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: 1,039
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: 3,795
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: 3,795
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: 5,173
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: 1,028
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: 1,051
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: 18
Views: 3,983
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: 4,901
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: 4,901
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: 3,522
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: 1,826
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: 2,001
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: 3,254
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: 2,091
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: 2,091
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: 2,091
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: 4,363
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: 4,363
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: 11,580
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: 510
Views: 596,032
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: 1,064
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: 4,938
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: 1,139
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: 6,353
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: 6,353
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: 6,276
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: 6,353
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: 2,323
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: 2,323
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: 508
Views: 610,836
Posted By rvdave
Panel with lighting...

Panel with lighting now


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Forum: RV-10 02-09-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,217
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: 3,180
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: 1,241
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: 3,217
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: 4,089
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: 4,089
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: 4,089
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: 4,212
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: 1,483
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: 1,483
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: 1,483
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: 2,224
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: 9,681
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: 1,500
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: 4,614
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: 1,003
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: 4,614
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: 4,614
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: 7,196
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...
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