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Forum: RV-8/8A 10-20-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,112
Posted By skidookid
Smile Dyna vibe prop balancer

2016 RV-8 0320 160 hp. Always had slight vibration in feet in front cockpit at cruise. Did Prop balancing using dyna vibe balancer last week. Aircraft is much smother , viberation 99percent gone....
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-05-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,310
Posted By skidookid
Rc 8 landings

When I first started flying phase one in my 8,with training in rv 6 .I found if you bounce or hit on 1wheel those steel landing legs out will get crazy oslation and darts left and right .Could not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By skidookid
Aerovoltz batteries in rv

Looking to replace my pc 680 battery. Last 2 pc 680 batteries having problem cranking in cool weather. Was told by odessy to set charging voltage to 14.7 no better cranking. Did all test , on...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,266
Posted By skidookid
Earth x battery

Thanks guys rt
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-20-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,266
Posted By skidookid
Earth x battery

Any one using earthx battery in rv 8 , what size and type of mounting bracket. Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 31,695
Posted By skidookid
Rear rudder pedals rv8

Could I get a copy of rear rudder pedal set up thanks roger
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 09-08-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,190
Posted By skidookid
Insurance cost

Rv8 with 250 hours ,no insurance quote to renew at 1700.00 . Keeps going up .any words where to get better price.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-24-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By skidookid
Idle hands

In Port St Lucie, Florida, for the winter. Have assembled 4 kit build aircraft last was rv8. Looking for builders in the area thanks roger t 5185783055
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,373
Posted By skidookid
Rotate spark plug thread heat compond

Rotax spark plugs required thread heat compound that is listed at 146.00 a tube. Any suitable sub around.
Forum: Northeast 09-03-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,676
Posted By skidookid
Belfast Fly-in

Scott here....will try to make it again. Great fun last year with RV8. This year plane is for sale so good opportunity to show it. Love Belfast. Have flown there several times with RV* to treat kids...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-20-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,202
Posted By skidookid
Smile Manual trim cable play

Rv 8 with manual elevator trim play. Has any body put spring on trim tab to hold cable tight and possible get rid of slack in system
Forum: COMM 06-05-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By skidookid
Vertex standard vxa-220

I have a vertex handheld com radio and drop in charger for sale works good. Needs new battery. 100.00 shipped us call 518 five seven eight3055 or email
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,823
Posted By skidookid
Smile 79c Brennand airport

79C is north of Oshkosh 10 miles buy air. Very nice airport excellent facilities and very good owner. Will give rides to and from OSH.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,401
Posted By skidookid
skin repair

years ago I see a sheet metal man use a table spoon ( round side down)on top and piece of plywood covered with with 3 shop rags on bottom . re flatten a spot like yours. try on some scrap first . ...
Forum: Reviews 11-09-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,826
Posted By skidookid
EFI 11

had problem with efi system, self induced by me. Robert was excellent, called on sunday and he answered the phone. Always called me back, 5 stars .rv8 0320 dual efi 2 system ,starts like a Toyota, 3...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,450
Posted By skidookid
rv annual log book for engine

is there a special entry or wording for signing of annual inspection in engine log book by a builder with repairmen certificate
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-12-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,118
Posted By skidookid
mufflers on rv

RV 8 with 0320 vetterman exhaust and catto prop seems very noisey in cockpit. has anybody installed mufflers on rv after flying with straight exhaust and what results. I use noise cancellation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By skidookid

Most race car drivers have portable scales used for car set up. Only 2inches high.
Forum: RV-10 06-29-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By skidookid
Coil mounting

I believe EfI has a coil pack mount for top of engine case.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,350
Posted By skidookid
UOW dorms

Been walking in to university of oskosh dorms last 4 years and getting rooms with no reservation and got a.c. rooms 3 times. Always rooms available.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-07-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 32,730
Posted By skidookid
Weight +balance

Would like copy of w+b program to. thanks. Rt
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,252
Posted By skidookid
Play in manual trim

2006 RV 8 quick built plane.Got about 3/16 play at trim tab from play in manual trim cable. Checked control in cockpit no play.Play seems to be in rear of cable ,not in mounting or Clovis. Any words...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,854
Posted By skidookid
HELP wingfaring rubber

:confused:trying to glue wing faring rubbers to farings but cannot find glue to stick to rubber. Is they a cleaner or primer to use on rubber or special glue? HELP
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-09-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,567
Posted By skidookid

I also would like a copy your rv8 poh rwtsc@hotmail. Thanks rogert;)
Forum: Steam Gauges 08-31-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,461
Posted By skidookid
Red face Fuel gauges

The fuel gauges on my RV 8 only show 15 gallons as full. Tanks hold 21 gallons. Do I have wrong gauges?. Rudder pedals are pilot adjustable and cables are loose till you put your feet on both...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,194
Posted By skidookid
Unhappy airworthy inspection problem

Have a RV8 ready for faa airworthy inspection. Called my local FAA fsdo office and was told to get aircraft registered first,he could not use pink copy of 8050-1 .Looked on faa web sight ,said they...
Forum: Tools 07-09-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,209
Posted By skidookid
Angry aircraft registration wake up

Have a RV8 ready for faa airworthy inspection. Called my local FAA fsdo office and was told to get aircraft registered first,he could not use pink copy of 8050-1 .Looked on faa web sight ,said they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,727
Posted By skidookid
Question oil cooler hookup

Does it matter what line goes on top or bottom of oil cooler or what is best way for oil to flow into oil cooler, top or bottom?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-24-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 23,266
Posted By skidookid
Question Rv_8 flap tape

Do not see what to use or where to install tape on flaps or to Inside of wing. Words of wisdom needed. Thanks
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-13-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,422
Posted By skidookid
Unhappy Engine break in

New Rv. 8 and fresh overhauled 0320. What is best way to break in engine. Would smaller pitch prop help. How do you check out in New plane and break in engine at same time? Thanks rt
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-06-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,053
Posted By skidookid
Engine case sealing

Has any one used rtv 102 to seal lycoming engine case and how long ago . Thanks Roger t
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-29-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,937
Posted By skidookid
Red face efI 2 ignition

Need to get new l pad ,Fix post
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-28-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,937
Posted By skidookid
Wink eFI II igniton system

Looking at replacing a Bendix dual mag with efi 2 system. Looking for info on people using efI II system and how did you hook up dual batteries. thanks
Forum: COMM 01-05-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,905
Posted By skidookid
archer com antenna

Is any one using archer wing tip com antenna in rv and how do the work on the ground.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-15-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,898
Posted By skidookid
Unhappy O320-H2AD manual?

Is they a service or repair manual for a 0320H2AD or a supplement.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-06-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,496
Posted By skidookid
Angry baggage door RV-8

help!! I have made 3 front baggage doors that do not fit. look ok till I rivert skin to formers. any way to bend formers to get better fit. ready to paint less door HELP please
Forum: Painting your RV 08-04-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,297
Posted By skidookid
Angry painting wings

What can be done to keep paint out of flap piano hinge when painting wing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,515
Posted By skidookid
Unhappy Bernard 79c north of Oshkosh. No fees . Shuttle...

Bernard 79c north of Oshkosh. No fees . Shuttle to college dorms in Oshkosh. Small airport good service. They even stored my fan for next year's airventure
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-09-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,692
Posted By skidookid
cutting RV-8 cowl sides

My 8 engine cowl over laps on the sides. Getting ready to cut cowl sides . Any words of wisdom or pictures thanks. Roger t
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