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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Congratulations Rocky. You did it!

Congratulations Rocky. You did it!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-08-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,127
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Cool video Brian. Your 4 has changed...

Cool video Brian. Your 4 has changed significantly from when you first bought it. Love the green color. So unique. Beautiful.

Are you still competing in aerobatic events? If so what class?
Forum: RV-10 10-02-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,167
Posted By Chkaharyer99
+1. ďYou need a vacuum pump adapter for any...

+1.

ďYou need a vacuum pump adapter for any engine driven alternator, be that Monkworkz or other choices.Ē

Thanks for your post Ernest. The vacuum pump adapter will add considerably to the cost of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-12-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,156
Posted By Chkaharyer99
What technique are folks using to apply the Mouse...

What technique are folks using to apply the Mouse Milk? The angle of the exhaust joints make applying the Mouse Milk with the supplied bottle difficult.

Turkey baster?
Syringe?
Forum: Reviews 08-30-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,471
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thank you for the information. I will reach out...

Thank you for the information. I will reach out to Pacific Coast.
Forum: Reviews 08-30-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,471
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I was considering Stein for my panel upgrade as...

I was considering Stein for my panel upgrade as well but I have an SDS CPI2 Electronic Ignition. Do I understand you correctly? Is Stein not selling to those who are using SDS? If thatís the case,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-19-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I installed the new Tempest Fuel Pump (AF-15473)...

I installed the new Tempest Fuel Pump (AF-15473) on my RV-8 (IO-360) today. The new pump did come with a new gasket and instructions how to complete the install.

My old fuel pump had 938 hours on...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-14-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks for the response Dan. I ordered the...

Thanks for the response Dan.

I ordered the gasket because I wasnít sure if one would come with the new pump. The gasket is back ordered.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-14-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,031
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I just bought a Tempest Fuel Pump (AF-15473) from...

I just bought a Tempest Fuel Pump (AF-15473) from Aircraft Spruce online. Itís Sunday and they are closed.

Can anyone with recent experience tell me if the new pump comes with a gasket?

Thank...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-13-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,232
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Safety 08-06-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,267
Posted By Chkaharyer99
This idea looks promising. I have an RV-8 and...

This idea looks promising. I have an RV-8 and wonder if a device like this would be appropriate for the folded RV-8 rudder.

I have an apparently earlier version of the Ultimate Gust Lock. It has...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-16-2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,591
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thank you John

Thank you John
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-16-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,591
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Bill, Will you be at Osh 2022 with a sample of...

Bill,

Will you be at Osh 2022 with a sample of the Monkworkz Generator?
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-22-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,766
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Teal, What is best prop RPM at those...

Teal,

What is best prop RPM at those speeds/altitude?

Thank you,
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-21-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,766
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Teal, What fuel are you running?

Teal,

What fuel are you running?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,643
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Iíve been once before. Good times. Thank you to...

Iíve been once before. Good times. Thank you to Gallagher, Dan and everyone else who help make this happen.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-11-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By Chkaharyer99
LHM to Oshkosh

Iíll be departing early from Lincoln (KLHM) in Nor-Cal. This will be my second time flying my RV-8 there. Interested in flying there with others.
Forum: Interiors 04-27-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,946
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I replaced the old seats in my RV-8 last year...

I replaced the old seats in my RV-8 last year with seats from Flightline. Abby was really great to work with. The quality is excellent and the price was good. Iíd use Flightline again.
Forum: Safety 03-16-2022, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I did my transition training with Mike at...

I did my transition training with Mike at Vernonia. Itís a pretty unique grass strip surrounded by rising terrain.

Consider landing at Scappose and driving over. This way her first flights can...
Forum: Alternative Engines 01-14-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,381
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Is the engine featured in the Opís video a...

Is the engine featured in the Opís video a modified automobile engine? If so, what make/model?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-20-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,063
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Iíve been flying with a dual SDS CPI2 for over a...

Iíve been flying with a dual SDS CPI2 for over a year now.

Hot starts on my IO-360 are a thing of the past.

The buttonology of the display/controller mounted on my panel is very user friendly. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,176
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Vans certainly deserves to earn a profit. No one...

Vans certainly deserves to earn a profit. No one is disputing that. The employees at Vans deserve wages that keep pace with inflation. The quality of their work is reflected in the wages they are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,457
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I learned to fly in a C172. At about 100 hours I...

I learned to fly in a C172. At about 100 hours I did tail wheel training in a Citabria then transition training in a RV7 with Mike Seagar. I bought a nicely built RV-8. Its been awesome.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,863
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Joe, Youíre RV-8 reminds me of one I became...

Joe,

Youíre RV-8 reminds me of one I became interested in buying out of the northwest several years ago. I Didnít act quickly enough and missed that deal. Fortunately I found one to my liking. ...
Forum: Safety 10-08-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,160
Posted By Chkaharyer99
A good helmet is much cheaper than brain surgery....

A good helmet is much cheaper than brain surgery. In most places anyways.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-23-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,066
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Skylor, Great race! Congratulations to you and...

Skylor,

Great race! Congratulations to you and your team. It was fun to watch in real-time. What the video doesnít show is the conditions you were racing in.

You had quite a few fans cheering...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,001
Posted By Chkaharyer99
+1. Thank you!

+1. Thank you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,882
Posted By Chkaharyer99
This weekend I tried my CQ1 for the first time. ...

This weekend I tried my CQ1 for the first time. Replaced Quiet Technologies. Wow! What a difference. Didnít expect them to be this good. The mic stays put and the sound quality is superior. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-01-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,189
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Welcome. These threads may give you some...

Welcome.


These threads may give you some insight to your question. ...
Forum: RV-4 08-25-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,111
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Great thread. I appreciate the thoughtful...

Great thread. I appreciate the thoughtful discussion and especially appreciate those who shared their personal experiences about egress after a forced landing.

As an RV-8 owner some of this...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-21-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,440
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Looks like a great adventure.

Looks like a great adventure.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,449
Posted By Chkaharyer99
The issue of the mic moving away on the QT is...

The issue of the mic moving away on the QT is especially a problem while flying formation.

For this reason I bought the CQ1. Haven’t tried them yet but if they (CQ1) work as advertised my QT’s...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-13-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,469
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I have an RV-8 with a Dual CPI2. My CPI2...

I have an RV-8 with a Dual CPI2. My CPI2 display/controller is mounted on the panel to the right of my AFS 4500. I have 4 round gauges on the right side of the panel. The CPI2 display/controller...
Forum: RV-3 06-24-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,228
Posted By Chkaharyer99
When I bought my RV-8 my preference was fuel...

When I bought my RV-8 my preference was fuel injection and magnetos. Thatís what I bought. Since buying it Iíve replaced both mags with an SDS CPI2 EI. This combination has served me well.

Adding...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-03-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,390
Posted By Chkaharyer99
No events where the alternator failed and the...

No events where the alternator failed and the battery was completely drained. No supplemental charging over the course of four plus years. No battery tender. No trickle charging. Never left the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-02-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,390
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I removed the EnrSys SBS-J16 battery from my RV-8...

I removed the EnrSys SBS-J16 battery from my RV-8 on June 2, 2021. It was still cranking the B&C starter great. No issues to report. Satisfied with the performance it provided. Replaced due to age....
Forum: Reviews 05-26-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,678
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I ordered a set of CQ1 to replace my Halos which...

I ordered a set of CQ1 to replace my Halos which I really like accept for the mic.

After making the order I received an email confirmation and noticed I made a mistake on my address. I emailed...
Forum: Painting your RV 05-05-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,688
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Kracon at KLHM did a really nice job on my wheel...

Kracon at KLHM did a really nice job on my wheel pants. Iíve seen Davidís RV-9 and it looks great.

Iím pretty sure Bruce had his Cardinal painted there. It looks awesome.

http://kracon.com/
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-17-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,309
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I had just under 100 hours when I started looking...

I had just under 100 hours when I started looking for an RV-8 to buy. Did three days of training with Mike Seagar in an RV-7. Bought an RV-8 and flew it home to NorCal from Arizona. My longest...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-06-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,721
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I fly my RV8 without passengers most of the time....

I fly my RV8 without passengers most of the time.

My Odyssey PC 680 battery is on the firewall.

For a ballast, I have a new, (unused) 25 lb bag of kitty litter. I put the sealed bag of litter...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-31-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,439
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Bill, I bought one of the first CPI2. I think...

Bill,

I bought one of the first CPI2. I think serial number 3. SDS supplied me with a small exterior filter circuit that connected four wires (two black, two red) using available pins in their...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-30-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,439
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Bill, Did you install the filter supplied by SDS?

Bill,

Did you install the filter supplied by SDS?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,102
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Smile FFI practice out of KLHM - Lincoln. Two flights....

FFI practice out of KLHM - Lincoln. Two flights. First - two ships. Second - three ships. Turned out to be fantastic weather.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-16-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,439
Posted By Chkaharyer99
My experience is similar. Been running the dual...

My experience is similar. Been running the dual CPI-2 for just over a year now. Very happy with the performance. The low RPM idle is smooth. Starts easily when hot.

Ross and Barry are awesome.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,672
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Did my flight review with instructor Mary. ...

Did my flight review with instructor Mary. Departed KLHM > KMHR > KSAC > KSMF > KLHM. Been awhile since Iíve carried a passenger. The dual instructions was awesome.
Forum: Reviews 09-07-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,916
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Rob and his staff are exceptional. So are the...

Rob and his staff are exceptional. So are the products.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 22,125
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Flaps down on shut down?

Flaps down on shut down?

Yes.
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-29-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,071
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Is this John from Lincoln? Hangared on the south...

Is this John from Lincoln? Hangared on the south side?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-15-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,713
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks for the quick response Ross. My CPI2...

Thanks for the quick response Ross.

My CPI2 works great as wired per diagram.

On another note, never had a fuse blow on CPI2.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-15-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,713
Posted By Chkaharyer99
As a CPI2 owner/operator Iíve been following this...

As a CPI2 owner/operator Iíve been following this thread with interest. As said previously I wired my dual channel system per plans. I do however appreciate the points made about having the purple...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-11-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,713
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I have the SDS dual CPI2 in my RV-8. I installed...

I have the SDS dual CPI2 in my RV-8. I installed the provided filter supplied by SDS. My ECU?s are mounted to the bottom of the cover that is next to the right gear tower. My backup battery is...
Forum: Propellers 06-27-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,133
Posted By Chkaharyer99
David, You are part of a surgical team. "As...

David,

You are part of a surgical team.

"As part of the overall tracking of items in the operating room (Hangar), each facility (Experimental Pilot working on their aircraft) should have a policy...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-11-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-11-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Doug, Thank you for posting. Can you go to...

Doug,

Thank you for posting. Can you go to shop.snapon.com and confirm that ?1/4" Drive 12-Point SAE 9/16" Flank Drive? Deep Flare Nut Crowfoot Wrench? item number AN85089B is the same tool you?re...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-08-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 115,665
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I had a very successful test flight today after...

I had a very successful test flight today after the installation of my SDS CPI-2, dual channel controller and optional backup battery.

As expected the system works as advertised and I am happy to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-08-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,559
Posted By Chkaharyer99
The pp in my RV-8 stopped producing electrons...

The pp in my RV-8 stopped producing electrons after almost 900 hours. The failed pp was installed by builder in 2008. Based on reports of reliability I?d say that may be above average.

I bought...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,252
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Very nicely done. Thanks for sharing. I have an...

Very nicely done. Thanks for sharing.

I have an RV-8. I put my SDS CPI2 EI ECU under the cover in the same spot in my RV-8. I was thinking about doing something similar for the CPI2...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-12-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 115,665
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Great news Bruce! Glad it worked out.

Great news Bruce! Glad it worked out.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-20-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 115,665
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ross, I have a dual CPI-2 with SDS backup...

Ross,

I have a dual CPI-2 with SDS backup battery for my IO-360 with CS prop. RPM is limited to 2700. I intend to use the two switch configuration shown in your diagram.

Looks like your red...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-17-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 115,665
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ross, I received my CPI2 dual ignition system...

Ross,

I received my CPI2 dual ignition system along with the SDS backup battery tray. The quality of the machining and finish is exceptional. The wiring harness look fantastic.

Looking forward...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 115,665
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Got the email. Thank you for the usual quick...

Got the email. Thank you for the usual quick complete response. Also, thank you for all the transparency in design and testing of this product. Looking forward to the benefits of an SDS CPI2 Ei.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-13-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 115,665
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ross, I already purchased and received the CPI...

Ross,

I already purchased and received the CPI firewall forward components for a dual ignition 4 cylinder system. I have no controller.

I believe I will only need the CPI2 (Dual 4 Cylinder)...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,881
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I used Nord washers at the recommendation of B&C...

I used Nord washers at the recommendation of B&C to mount my B&C starter to my IO-360. I replaced a broken SkyTec.

Cool video. Thanks
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-20-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,517
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks for the write up and cool pics Brian. ...

Thanks for the write up and cool pics Brian. Looks fun. I'll be watching your progress this year in the IAC. You inspire me.
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