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Forum: RV-10 08-17-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,145
Posted By TClinton
Smile 540 sump

I found out a few things that I wanted to share. I apologize but I don't have many answers for the RV-10 guys. My aircraft is an F1 Rocket. Our cowl is really snug! There are several...
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,145
Posted By TClinton
IO-540 intake sump

I was wondering if the Lycoming 300 HP sump (part number 74833) will bolt in place of the stock sump on the 260 HP C4B5? What changes would have to be made to use it? What are the drawbacks of...
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,145
Posted By TClinton
IO-540 intake sump

I was wondering if the Lycoming 300 HP sump (part number 74833) will bolt in place of the stock sump on the 260 HP C4B5? What changes would have to be made to use it? What are the drawbacks of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,652
Posted By TClinton
RV-8A accident

I knew Dane fairly well. He was such a fantastic person in so many ways!!! His children are just fantastic....just like their Mom and Dad. I keep checking for the final NTSB accident report...
Forum: RV-10 04-07-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,245
Posted By TClinton
Ace Performance

Kevin, please give us all an update on what's going on with your cylinders and engines. Thanks!, Tony
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-09-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,504
Posted By TClinton
Aveo engineering lights

I wanted to offer a little more info about why I think Aveo Engineering has been slow about product availability...... And why I know it is going to get MUCH better! The Company is based in the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-03-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,076
Posted By TClinton
Talking Ace performance cylinders

Andrew, Just wanted to offer encouragement to you guys as you develop your new AX50 piston and cylinder combination. At 6 pounds lighter per cylinder (your numbers) and adding maybe 5 to 8 HP...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-05-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 26,504
Posted By TClinton
Aveo Engineering Ziptips

Yes, I flew my F1 Rocket up from Daytona Beach Florida for the show. Mine is the Silver (i.e. - can't afford paint and not sure what I want yet) F1 seen on the Aveo website.
I think the...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-27-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 21,983
Posted By TClinton
Question Tsamsiyu

Hi Paul. What a beautiful airplane you guys built!!! Can you tell me what the two "hoses" are that run from above the Dragon's eye on each side aft and stop about the aft edge of the canopy? ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,756
Posted By TClinton
Lithium batteries

Glenn, I am curious to hear how the little 2.2 lb. Shorai compared to your PC680 when starting your airplane. Also, when you can please let us know how the 4.4 lb. Shorai works compared to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,849
Posted By TClinton
need help with control friction

Thanks for input guys! I'll work on it today and report back. Thanks, Tony
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,849
Posted By TClinton
Unhappy I need help with torque tube friction

I am building an F1 Rocket but the control system is essentially the same as an RV-8 in design and operation. I am not flying yet but should be soon. Anyhow, the problem I have is that when I...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-19-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,190
Posted By TClinton
Lycoming alternator bracket bolt torque

Hi guys, did you ever find out what value to torque the two bolts that hold the bracket to the engine for the alternator? My engine is an IO-540. The bolts that I have are 1" long and 3/8" x...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-30-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,224
Posted By TClinton
Porsche Engine

I have been racing a Porsche 914-6 (same engine as a 911) for 13 years and have learned how to build these engines with the help of an experienced Race Shop (JB Racing) for the required machine work...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-11-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,145
Posted By TClinton
Piper Pitot tube

Hi Paul, did you figure out which model of blade style pitot tube you used. I would also like to use the blade style pitot tube that Piper uses but have not been able to find a correct part...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,584
Posted By TClinton
Post Food for thought

I am trying to figure out what is the most reasonable way to pay the tax man myself. I wanted to ad to the fray something that definitely applies to the tax liability on our airplanes. Many...
Forum: Rocket 08-16-2006, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,889
Posted By TClinton
A Rocket usually means a Harmon Rocket which is a...

A Rocket usually means a Harmon Rocket which is a modified RV-4 that starts with the Vans kit and is modified with John Harmon's mods to put an IO-540 in it, clip the wings some and build up the area...
Forum: Painting your RV 08-16-2006, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,636
Posted By TClinton
Question Color codes for PRC DeSoto Aerospace

I am planning to prime the metal parts inside my fuselage with DeSoto (a division of PPG) Aerospace with Super Koropon. I plan to paint the interior with a very light Grey matte finish topcoat. ...
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