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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,972
Posted By Mopar591
You can see the winds for a specific route and...

You can see the winds for a specific route and altitude of you manually input them. Go to the route page and enter let's say ( KLCH KMAF 14000ft 290kts )
When it comes up it will load the winds for...
Forum: Safety 06-15-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,037
Posted By Mopar591
Roger, thanks

Roger, thanks
Forum: Safety 06-14-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,037
Posted By Mopar591
Which airport?, I fly in and around Houston and...

Which airport?, I fly in and around Houston and have been going to dwh a night recently. Just curious so I can keep an eye out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,252
Posted By Mopar591
The welding o2 vs the aviation or medical 02 is...

The welding o2 vs the aviation or medical 02 is the same with the exception of any breathing o2 having ran through a line heater to burn out any other impurities.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-12-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,647
Posted By Mopar591
I'm so glad we are actually starting to have some...

I'm so glad we are actually starting to have some decent weather around here, it's been crappy for the better part of the winter.. Now we are just having some stiff winds.. Your over at LCH?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 999
Posted By Mopar591
Engine paint removal

What is the best way to remove the paint off of an assembled engine to repaint? It does not need to be torn down for overhaul yet but the paint is beyond rough.. I would like to strip it down to bare...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-24-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,089
Posted By Mopar591
With me being from the Lake Charles, La area and...

With me being from the Lake Charles, La area and currently residing in Iowa,la 18nm NE of KLCH it's awesome to see a fellow RV'er come to this area. My home airport is 3R7 Jennings, La. Hope that...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-30-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 32,667
Posted By Mopar591
Very sad to hear this, I had emailed Bob a few...

Very sad to hear this, I had emailed Bob a few times and he had given me lots of tips and advice. I didn't know him personally but from the help and documents he shared he seemed like an awesome guy!...
Forum: RV-4 07-08-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By Mopar591
Mark, Isn't there a few rv4s in Lafayette or...

Mark, Isn't there a few rv4s in Lafayette or Broussard, La? I cant recall the mans name that owns them
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,750
Posted By Mopar591
I've been doing this on all of the self venting...

I've been doing this on all of the self venting cans.. They are all junk.. No problems with the rubber on the nipple deteriorating yet.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,188
Posted By Mopar591
Where can I find a link to the Jig Plans Online?

Where can I find a link to the Jig Plans Online?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 52,275
Posted By Mopar591
But it looks so real!! Lol

But it looks so real!! Lol
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,331
Posted By Mopar591
Is that Jet Stream Blue? I love that color, looks...

Is that Jet Stream Blue? I love that color, looks very close to my buddy's vette.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,680
Posted By Mopar591
Thanks for the reply guys. I didnt realize the -7...

Thanks for the reply guys. I didnt realize the -7 belly was that much flatter than the -6.. Obviously I would have to make a -6 center section incorporate into the -7 fuselage to match the spar up.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,680
Posted By Mopar591
RV-6 wings on RV-7 and RV-7 spar dimensions

Has anyone adapted -6 wings to a -7 fuselage. Also I would like to know the dimensions for the 7 spar root area.. Height, thickness and how much spar inside fuselage. I know it is not ideal but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,553
Posted By Mopar591
Yea the spar caps are fine.. IM sending some pics...

Yea the spar caps are fine.. IM sending some pics over to vans this week and hopefully I wont need to replace the web.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,553
Posted By Mopar591
Wing Spar Web replacement

I have a few holes that are miss drilled and now that im using the rv-4 wings on an rv-6 I was wondering if anyone has ever ordered a replacement web and web doubler from vans? I am planning on...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-15-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 641,766
Posted By Mopar591
I love that paint!

I love that paint!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,631
Posted By Mopar591
That is one beautiful RV-8!!

That is one beautiful RV-8!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,532
Posted By Mopar591
Randy... How??????:confused:

Randy... How??????:confused:
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,051
Posted By Mopar591
Well this has turned into quite a disscussion.. I...

Well this has turned into quite a disscussion.. I agree that you cannot beat the reliability and weight of these engines..

Just didnt understand why they have to be so many CI to get the amount of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,051
Posted By Mopar591
THATS NICE!!:D

THATS NICE!!:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 812
Posted By Mopar591
N Number Status??

while searching for N numbers I came across one I like. But.. The Faa says "This aircraft's registration status may not be suitable for operation."

Does this mean that someone let this number expire...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 32,865
Posted By Mopar591
I guess I'll wear safety glasses and the visor.....

I guess I'll wear safety glasses and the visor.. I would rather a bloody face then a head injury or head trauma..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,027
Posted By Mopar591
Started a -4 now shooting for the RVX hybrid....

Started a -4 now shooting for the RVX hybrid. (wife wants side by side) :rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,130
Posted By Mopar591
I sure wish it was legal in Louisiana. I have a...

I sure wish it was legal in Louisiana. I have a nice highway by my farm that would be great!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-09-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 641,766
Posted By Mopar591
There sure are a lot of beautiful RVs in this...

There sure are a lot of beautiful RVs in this thread!! Makes me drool a little.. :p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 21,528
Posted By Mopar591
Allen, how's the wing pins coming? The ones used...

Allen, how's the wing pins coming? The ones used for temporary install..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 32,865
Posted By Mopar591
I will be wearing a helmet while flying after...

I will be wearing a helmet while flying after seeing these pics.. I don't want to lose my head!! :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,281
Posted By Mopar591
Any way you can get under the head of the screw a...

Any way you can get under the head of the screw a little while trying to back it out?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,051
Posted By Mopar591
I appreciate the replies guys! I figured that...

I appreciate the replies guys! I figured that there were limits to what could be made within the parameters we have to work with. Not doubting that we are getting good performance already but just...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,051
Posted By Mopar591
The higher the displacement ultimately the higher...

The higher the displacement ultimately the higher the fuel burn also.. More cylinder volume needs more of the good stuff aka (liquid gold).. Can't disagree.

Reliability is defiantly high on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,051
Posted By Mopar591
I can defiantly see cooling as a key issue... But...

I can defiantly see cooling as a key issue... But all the technology now seems like that could be delt with..
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,051
Posted By Mopar591
I would love to know the answer to that also!!...

I would love to know the answer to that also!! It's ridiculous..

I have built N/A 409ci Chevy engines that make around 600hp at 6k rpm but the one engine in particular was in a dirt car and was...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,051
Posted By Mopar591
But why can't they get more than a little over...

But why can't they get more than a little over 200hp under 3k rpm.. Seems like there is more room for growth.. Keep the prop sub sonic and work on that rpm
Range..
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,051
Posted By Mopar591
Aircraft engine HP per cubic inch.

Mod: I put the thread in here to get traffic.. Feel free to move if needed.

This thread isn't about the comparison of a aircraft engine vs auto engine on aircraft.

I have been building engines for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 32,865
Posted By Mopar591
Bondo?... What's that?!

Bondo?... What's that?!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mopar591
I just hope that everyone that uses this logo...

I just hope that everyone that uses this logo that he is supplying uses it as he described.. If the logo is used then a donation of at least $10 would be donated to the charity. Doug doesn't have to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mopar591
Allen, how much will be sent to the charity from...

Allen, how much will be sent to the charity from each peice of apparel?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mopar591
I couldn't agree more!

I couldn't agree more!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mopar591
The ambulance service I work for orders shirts...

The ambulance service I work for orders shirts from a company and they have no minimum order and any color combination for $18 a shirt.. We can also get hats from them and and Jackets ect.. There has...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mopar591
There are ways we can get a pre order together...

There are ways we can get a pre order together without money out of pocket. I think we could get enough support to at least get an order together of a few different color shirts.. I personally would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mopar591
What about decals? Anyone?

What about decals? Anyone?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mopar591
Write in the thread what you would like to see

Write in the thread what you would like to see
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,948
Posted By Mopar591
What VAF apparel would you like to see?

I know I want a few shirts, and maybe a hoodie.
Forum: RV-4 12-23-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,728
Posted By Mopar591
Well, I scored two military canopy breakers with...

Well, I scored two military canopy breakers with the pins and brackets on eBay for $70 shipped. My escape method will include these..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,211
Posted By Mopar591
Well, Ive been away for a few days working an...

Well, Ive been away for a few days working an ethylene pipeline leak. Looks like i missed quite a bit of discusion.

I would love to be able to start an airpark in Louisiana. I just dont know if I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,211
Posted By Mopar591
That would be great! If the water was nice!

That would be great! If the water was nice!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,211
Posted By Mopar591
I have thought about investing in property that I...

I have thought about investing in property that I could make an affordable private airpark. Property prices are crazy high and are not getting any cheaper. Where I live in SW La. To my knowledge...
Forum: RV-4 12-05-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,728
Posted By Mopar591
I wouldn't say that it's a huge risk.

I wouldn't say that it's a huge risk.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,211
Posted By Mopar591
How many neighbors would you want and how big...

How many neighbors would you want and how big should the lots be?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,211
Posted By Mopar591
If you built an Airpark, Where and Why?

Where would you build an airpark community, and what would you have nearby? What type of runways, and how long. I know there are places in the US that would be great places to build one that don't...
Forum: RV-4 12-04-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,728
Posted By Mopar591
My point exactly.. This is where having another...

My point exactly.. This is where having another option besides soft rivets that allow the canopy to exit IN flight.
Forum: RV-4 12-04-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,728
Posted By Mopar591
Very true, the fire risk seems to be the biggest...

Very true, the fire risk seems to be the biggest threat. I will be flying with my wife and don't want Her stuck inside. I will be Installing a fire suppression system. It's extra weight, but it's...
Forum: RV-4 12-04-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,728
Posted By Mopar591
I am building a -4 and I have been thinking about...

I am building a -4 and I have been thinking about this really hard. I have looked at installing explosive bolts and also the explosive Actuators under the canopy rail that could be used to "blow" the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,072
Posted By Mopar591
If all else fails use a pipe wrench and replace...

If all else fails use a pipe wrench and replace it :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,221
Posted By Mopar591
Red face I'm exempted as a firefighter. But really $50...

I'm exempted as a firefighter. But really $50 bucks a year is a small price to pay for the things this site has to offer! The least someone can give is the $25 asked. Let's help keep this great site...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,992
Posted By Mopar591
Talking Hey Guys! Been out of town for a few days. I have...

Hey Guys! Been out of town for a few days. I have decided on putting the 6 tanks or the Rocket tanks to get the extra fuel I need. Thanks for the replies and info.. I will post more info when I talk...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,992
Posted By Mopar591
I am going to get a set of drawings from John and...

I am going to get a set of drawings from John and see what I can do. Thanks guys
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,992
Posted By Mopar591
Pierre, I don't know that I would ever feel the...

Pierre, I don't know that I would ever feel the need to do a world expedition lol. That's a little to muh fuel for my needs.. Haha
I would love to extend the factory tanks like that. Do you know of a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,992
Posted By Mopar591
I am in the beginning construction stages with...

I am in the beginning construction stages with the wings. I would prefer to enlarge the factory tanks with a Harmon rocket tank or rv6 tank vs a tip tank..

Can You elaborate on the rv6 tanks...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-04-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,514
Posted By Mopar591
Thumbs up DI's Cajun Resturant

I used to work for The Vidrines at Gulf Air based at 3R7. They are good as gold and Amazing pilots! Jennings is a very nice and one of the nicest uncontrolled airports in the stste.. I would highly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,992
Posted By Mopar591
Question Bigger Tanks on RV-4??

I have searched and have not really found anything solid.. But my question is...
Has anyone put bigger tanks from a RV-6,7,or 8 onto a RV-4? Does anyone have any information on putting some sort of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,739
Posted By Mopar591
^^^ Now that's what I call a deal!!! :D

^^^ Now that's what I call a deal!!! :D
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