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Forum: RV-14 03-27-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,926
Posted By Cwood2000
Mine failed as well, I decided to remove them.

Mine failed as well, I decided to remove them.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-27-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By Cwood2000
Double checked confirmed 4372. Have a picture I...

Double checked confirmed 4372. Have a picture I can send
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-27-2021, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By Cwood2000
I have a 4372 with harness, plugs and impulse...

I have a 4372 with harness, plugs and impulse coupler. Brand new, on my uninstalled IO 390 exp.

352-804-8227
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-25-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Cwood2000
New 4372 Slick Magneto

Came on my new IO390 EXP and I will be using Dual PMags.
4372 with 15 degree lag, includes impulse coupler, harness and 4 plugs. $995.00 shopped ppd conus
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-25-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By Cwood2000
RV14 Anti Splat Gust Lock--SOLD

***SOLD***Almost brand new, fits Tosten grips. Less than half price at $100 I’ll ship CONUS.
352-804-8227 for picture.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-06-2021, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Cwood2000
Mag. Model differences

Can anyone explain the differences between a slick model 4371/4372/4373?

Many thanks
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-25-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,026
Posted By Cwood2000
I was considering using high temp RTV, any reason...

I was considering using high temp RTV, any reason not too?
Forum: RV-14 02-04-2021, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By Cwood2000
I have used the Denso KH27 and switched to the...

I have used the Denso KH27 and switched to the NGK 6240, both are Kryptonite impregnated etc from their marketing departments. Seriously, no issues with either one. I would stick with a long reach...
Forum: RV-14 02-04-2021, 03:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,511
Posted By Cwood2000
Contact AS Flightlines (TS Flightlines) if you...

Contact AS Flightlines (TS Flightlines) if you want their FWF kit (highly recommended) and they will give you a list of part numbers for Van's to delete in their kit.
If you want to use a EarthX...
Forum: RV-14 01-24-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,559
Posted By Cwood2000
To answer your question, I have been using NGK...

To answer your question, I have been using NGK 6240, readily available, with no issue.
Forum: RV-14 07-02-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,179
Posted By Cwood2000
Dear Bunny, I have had two -4 and now a -14 and...

Dear Bunny,
I have had two -4 and now a -14 and building another. I find the RV's I have flown are very easy to land if you have the speeds right. I would first nail down your stall speeds in all...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-27-2020, 03:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By Cwood2000
Max 360 vs Garmin Ultra 30

I am considering video for my 14. I would like to be able to view on my HDX EFIS to assist during taxi. Which model would be best for me to use? Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,753
Posted By Cwood2000
Well Done!

Well Done!
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,617
Posted By Cwood2000
I did not put the steps in and wish I did.

I did not put the steps in and wish I did.
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By Cwood2000
Smoke System

Anyone install a system in their 14 yet? I'm ready to order one and wanted to see if there are any pointers anyone has?
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,609
Posted By Cwood2000
Way to go, weeks ahead will be fun!

Way to go, weeks ahead will be fun!
Forum: RV-4 12-21-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,044
Posted By Cwood2000
I have a -14 and a -4as well. I never realized...

I have a -14 and a -4as well. I never realized how close the 4 panel was until I flew the 14. They both have their pluses and minuses. The -4 is nice because everything is very easy to see and the 14...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-16-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,624
Posted By Cwood2000
While working on a 9a, I removed the leaky rubber...

While working on a 9a, I removed the leaky rubber gasket and used Pro-seal. However now the EFIS is not getting a signal. I ran a separate ground wire to one of the screws to make sure we had a good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,766
Posted By Cwood2000
I think the discussion is about the EI...

I think the discussion is about the EI connectors, little maroon colored cylinders with a allen set screw to lock down the wires. I thought I would like them, but after use decided to use spade...
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,901
Posted By Cwood2000
Which means the prop governor needs to be one...

Which means the prop governor needs to be one specifically designed to work with a aerobatic prop. I found out the hard way.
Forum: RV-14 12-07-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,901
Posted By Cwood2000
After consult with many experts, I put a 74"...

After consult with many experts, I put a 74" aerobatic Hartzell on my 14. There is plenty of clearance but avoid the obvious.
Forum: RV-14 12-07-2019, 04:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,770
Posted By Cwood2000
Ditto, There are a lot of things you can do out...

Ditto,

There are a lot of things you can do out of sequence. I did most of the fiberglass before the engine came in, including most of the cowl (but be careful, don't final cut.) You might be able...
Forum: RV-14 11-18-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,532
Posted By Cwood2000
I did check and confirm complete movement....

I did check and confirm complete movement. doesn't take much, I am a little left wing heavy, but that is solo, I suspect with a passenger it will be fine. I'll check for drag.
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,532
Posted By Cwood2000
Roll Trim Authority

My roll trim doesn't seem to do much. I checked the operation and it is fine, the indicator is as well, but it doesn't seem to do much other than stretch the springs. Any suggestions?
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,799
Posted By Cwood2000
I'll check out the easy exit bar, I chose not to...

I'll check out the easy exit bar, I chose not to install the "step" which I regret. I didn't realize how tall the taildragger sits.
Forum: RV-14 11-14-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,799
Posted By Cwood2000
Anti Splat gust lock

Was able to use my new gust lock this week and really like it. I have Tosten grips and it fit nicely once adjusted and did the job. Plus it looks like a high quality aviation device and is very...
Forum: RV-14 11-07-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,134
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the responses, it's been awhile since...

Thanks for the responses, it's been awhile since I did any aerobatics, did a roll yesterday and felt the rust.
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,134
Posted By Cwood2000
Phase 1 aerobatics

Getting toward the end of phase 1 and need to do some aerobatics. Please share what you did to comply, entry speeds if you have them. Many Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV-14 11-04-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,508
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, I ordered one from Anti Splat

Thanks,
I ordered one from Anti Splat
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,508
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,508
Posted By Cwood2000
Gust Lock

Seems like I have seen where someone made a gust lock for the 14, any guidance. I did a search here but didn't get anything.
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,547
Posted By Cwood2000
Fantastic!

Fantastic!
Forum: RV-14 10-08-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,424
Posted By Cwood2000
1185, no paint (1) Dynon HDX, auto pilot....

1185, no paint (1) Dynon HDX, auto pilot. Aerobatic Hartzell Alum prop and alum spinner. Light weight tail wheel. Primed. Carpeted, Cleveland interior (not Lexus) EarthX battery, VPX. Made my own...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-25-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By Cwood2000
RV4 alternator

I have a 4 finished in 1992, I did not build. I?d like to replace the alternator.
The one on the plane has no markings and the builder?s log makes no mention of it.
Did Van?s supply them back then?...
Forum: RV-14 09-22-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,012
Posted By Cwood2000
One note, make sure you have all your holes...

One note, make sure you have all your holes drilled before priming. You may have to sand the gray down or off in places where you want to place a hole. To mark the location correctly I mounted a...
Forum: RV-14 09-22-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,828
Posted By Cwood2000
Lead times are posted on Van's website, but You...

Lead times are posted on Van's website, but You can call to get more accurate times. The engine depends if you go Standard IO390 or the Thunderbolt, took me 7 months for the Thunderbolt. I didn't...
Forum: RV-14 09-21-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,071
Posted By Cwood2000
Aerobatic Hartzell?

Has anyone used a Hartzell aerobatic prop (with counter weights) on a IO 390? If so what governor did you use?
Forum: RV-14 09-19-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,739
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, time for wifey to step up

Thanks, time for wifey to step up
Forum: RV-14 09-19-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,739
Posted By Cwood2000
Back of Panel Skirt

I've seen a fabric skirt that covers the exposed back of panel when the canopy is open. Anyone know where I can get one, or is this a job for Super-Wife?
Forum: RV-14 08-17-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,595
Posted By Cwood2000
Just installed them this week, so easy to set the...

Just installed them this week, so easy to set the timing. Note, you don't need the diode they mention as an option. That is only if your EFIS requires 5volts. Only the older Advance Systems used 5...
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,614
Posted By Cwood2000
Very timely string as I as scratching my head how...

Very timely string as I as scratching my head how I was going to make this work. I’ll order the kit, can someone point me to the modifications required for the snorkel?
Forum: RV-4 07-17-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By Cwood2000
Most use a seal of some sort, like weather...

Most use a seal of some sort, like weather stripping. Mine kept coming off in the front, so I built up a bead out of RTV. It took some time, I didn?t do it all at once, but eventually got it.
Forum: Propellers 07-09-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By Cwood2000
I?m going over there tomorrow, their bolt pattern...

I?m going over there tomorrow, their bolt pattern is for a Continental, we?re going to see if we can make it work.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-09-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,589
Posted By Cwood2000
I ordered through Van?s in early Dec.

I ordered through Van?s in early Dec.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-09-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,589
Posted By Cwood2000
Thunderbolt

Just got word that my IO390 Thunderbolt is under construction! Sent pictures and hope to have a clip of the test run. I am sooooexcited!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,027
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, Maybe the lycoming fairy will visit me...

Thanks, Maybe the lycoming fairy will visit me next!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,027
Posted By Cwood2000
Ken, How long did it take to get your engine,...

Ken,
How long did it take to get your engine, It's been 6 months for me and can't get a straight answer.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,720
Posted By Cwood2000
Not to beat a dead horse, but I had the same...

Not to beat a dead horse, but I had the same issue twice in my 27 year old RV4. It had a leak when I bought it in 2012, in 2015 during annual we took the tank off and it was gooey in the same spot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,644
Posted By Cwood2000
I have to throttle back and increase airspeed to...

I have to throttle back and increase airspeed to keep my CHT's out of the red (420) on all cylinders, where should start?
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the responses, I still think a bushing...

Thanks for the responses, I still think a bushing is a easy thing to do, if only for my mental health and confidence.
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By Cwood2000
Upper engine mount

Couldn't find a thread on this, so I'll ask. The upper engine mounts spec a An6 bolt which is 3/8". The engine side of the mount hole is 1/2" which allows a lot of wiggle wobble for the bolt. I...
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,009
Posted By Cwood2000
Way to go, hope to join you on cloud nine soon.

Way to go, hope to join you on cloud nine soon.
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,924
Posted By Cwood2000
Good summary, I was wondering how two older...

Good summary, I was wondering how two older people were going to slip into the cockpit.
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,716
Posted By Cwood2000
I have been waiting for my Thunderbolt since...

I have been waiting for my Thunderbolt since early December, I'll consider myself lucky to get it by June. With the Superior buy back I suspect new orders will drift out to 9-12 months, so I would...
Forum: RV-14 04-10-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,314
Posted By Cwood2000
If I understand your question, The tape goes on...

If I understand your question, The tape goes on the window, to assist getting the proper fit in prep for drilling.
Forum: RV-14 04-01-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,373
Posted By Cwood2000
Gasolator

Maybe I missed it in the plans, but I don't recall a gasolator installation. Is anyone installing one, where are you locating it?
Forum: RV-14 04-01-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,215
Posted By Cwood2000
To solve this dilemma, I have a -4 for "me" and...

To solve this dilemma, I have a -4 for "me" and almost done with a 14 for "us."
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,157
Posted By Cwood2000
Is your proposed service to provide a schematic...

Is your proposed service to provide a schematic of an existing system? I would have been very interested in a schematic utilizing a VPX, Dynon HDX and Van's harnesses. Never could get any of the...
Forum: RV-14 03-22-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,821
Posted By Cwood2000
Van's Funny Bone

Page 47-10 Step 6 really cracked me up.
Forum: RV-14 03-08-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,691
Posted By Cwood2000
Mine was too tight as well, although I had...

Mine was too tight as well, although I had cleaned as much as possible, I had ti use my rivet gun to drive the final 1/2"
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,010
Posted By Cwood2000
I have a EarthX in my 14 (not flying yet) it fits...

I have a EarthX in my 14 (not flying yet) it fits nicely in the battery box on the firewall.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,447
Posted By Cwood2000
Superior Buy Back

Anyone heard if Lycoming is expecting longer lead times in light of the Superior buy back of the XP400 and XP382's?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,211
Posted By Cwood2000
Eye candy! Very nice.

Eye candy! Very nice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,742
Posted By Cwood2000
YellaDawg is in

YellaDawg is in
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