VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

-POSTING RULES
-Advertise in here!
- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

Keep VAF Going
Donate methods

Point your
camera app here
to donate fast.


Go Back   VAF Forums > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 64 of 92
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: D&M Dan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-11-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,115
Posted By D&M Dan
I had the same problem. Opened the hole for the...

I had the same problem. Opened the hole for the GPS antenna mount and freed up the wires going into the puck antenna. So far no further issues.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-22-2021, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By D&M Dan
Im having the same intermitant problem. Last...

Im having the same intermitant problem. Last condition inspection traced the wiring and check the connection but still having the OAT fall off. I was also thinking of replacing at next inspection...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-31-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,080
Posted By D&M Dan
You may be able to mount the Garmin 175 above the...

You may be able to mount the Garmin 175 above the Com radio and then purchase the Dynon horizontal AP control to mount above that.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-25-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,267
Posted By D&M Dan
Trim Motor Wiring

Can anyone tell me the proper wiring for the new trim motor to older harness ? I have white, green, blue, orange,grey out of the trim motor . I have 2 whites (which determine up or down) and wh/org,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-07-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,416
Posted By D&M Dan
Just completed my front fork SB this week. I...

Just completed my front fork SB this week. I found the new front wheel fairing is actually larger than my current front fairing and will not work without replacing the rear also. My serial# is 12350....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-29-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 53,092
Posted By D&M Dan
Parts Delay?

Anyone else get an email this week that parts ordered for the SB maybe delayed until July or August? I sent Van's an email stating my condition inspection is due in May and I believe I have ordered...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-05-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By D&M Dan
Guide coat

A good trick we use is spray with high build primer then before block sanding, spray a rattle can light coat of guide coat on the piece. It will show any and all imperfections as the guide coat will...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-04-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,601
Posted By D&M Dan
Yes, Makes sense. Thank You

Yes, Makes sense.
Thank You
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-03-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,601
Posted By D&M Dan
Condition inspection, fuel tank removal.

Reading the maintenance Manuel to prepare for my first condition inspection. Among things listed to remove is the fuel tank. I am wondering why. I?m not seeing any specific reason to do this. I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-02-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 31,159
Posted By D&M Dan
Cooling Shroud Removal

Not to hijack the thread, but I will be doing my 1st condition inspection next month and was wondering if anyone else has removed the cooling schroud installed on earlier 12s.

Would it be OK to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-20-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,510
Posted By D&M Dan
I used a sanding block with 80 grit paper and...

I used a sanding block with 80 grit paper and worked the edge so it appears to smoothly transition and clear the screw. I don't think I would notch it like that.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-14-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,695
Posted By D&M Dan
Smile Builder error

Well I finally solved my fuel pressure issue and I have to say I feel pretty dumb. After replacing the mechanical pump and the pressure sensor, nothing had changed. I only had 3.3 psi max dropping...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-08-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,695
Posted By D&M Dan
Recently I wanted to eliminate the new fuel vent...

Recently I wanted to eliminate the new fuel vent system as the culprit, so I ran the engine on the ground at different RPM settings without the fuel cap on. I saw no difference with or without the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-03-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,887
Posted By D&M Dan
Network Status Debug

Wondering if any of you can help me debug my SV Network Status as it appears some have gone before me with this problem. I have been getting a sporadic Standby Network Error. The roll servo goes...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-29-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,695
Posted By D&M Dan
I am also trouble shooting this low fuel pressure...

I am also trouble shooting this low fuel pressure issue. I have just received a new fuel pressure sensor ($85.00), but have not installed it yet. Let me explain what is happening in my case and by...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-26-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,445
Posted By D&M Dan
Marty, the alarm sounds when the pressure drops...

Marty,
the alarm sounds when the pressure drops below 2.2 psi. therefore I believe it is set as you described.

John and Tony,
Thanks for the advise. I will verify pressure with a gauge and check...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-26-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,445
Posted By D&M Dan
Marty, I find this problem concerning and as I...

Marty,
I find this problem concerning and as I posted in another thread last week, my first flight "fuel pressure" warning in the headset had my attention on takeoff. The engine did not miss a beat...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-24-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,445
Posted By D&M Dan
Will do as you suggested John next time I am able...

Will do as you suggested John next time I am able to get to the airport. What are most seeing for fuel pressure? Should I be in the 5psi range at all phases of engine run and flying?
Thanks
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-24-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,445
Posted By D&M Dan
Low Fuel Pressure Warning

Finally got some good flying weather in Upstate NY yesterday and was able to do the first flight. What a blast and what a great handling airplane.

I have a couple small issues, mainly with the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-18-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,502
Posted By D&M Dan
Paper Work Required?

Hey Dale,
Can you tell us what paperwork you were required to provide to the FAA to receive the IA for your aircraft? Of course the Certificate of Completion for the 16 hour course, Aircraft...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-20-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,557
Posted By D&M Dan
Fire Extinguisher Position

Wondering where others have mounted their fire extinguisher in the 12?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-27-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,236
Posted By D&M Dan
Skyview 15.0.4

Has anyone downloaded and installed the Skyview 15.0.4 update from the Dynon website dated 12/13/2016? If so did you use the version with or without custom engine sensor definitions?
I am new to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-08-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,323
Posted By D&M Dan
You must be correct, I will check my plans,...

You must be correct, I will check my plans, although they are an older set that step should be there. I must have been too busy fitting the cowl and some how missed that step. I will order that...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-07-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,323
Posted By D&M Dan
fuel sample

What tool is everyone using to sample fuel from their gasolator? I noticed this weekend when I tried to sample fuel the bowl is about 2" up under the lower cowling with the only access hole the small...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-02-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,030
Posted By D&M Dan
Oil Heater

Has anyone installed the EZ Heat Inc. aircraft engine heater for the Rotax 912?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-09-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,182
Posted By D&M Dan
When I pull the syringe there is a vacuum. I...

When I pull the syringe there is a vacuum. I have removed the fitting going directly into the ADAHRS and have hooked the syringe directly to the static port with the same results. Is there possibly...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-08-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,182
Posted By D&M Dan
That Worked

Thank You, the double wrap safety wire worked great. I also rtved the splice. My only problem now is there seems to be no leak. In order to measure the time to lose 10 knots might take 2 hours. It...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-03-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,182
Posted By D&M Dan
Where was the leak?

Hi Bill, Wondering where your pitot leak was and how you repaired it, as I have the same issue.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-21-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,800
Posted By D&M Dan
AV 5000 Repaired

Thought I would report back what was found to be causing the loud stall warner tone in the audio system. After bypassing the com radio from the AV5000, as Joe suggested, the radio worked properly...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-30-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,800
Posted By D&M Dan
Stall Warner Sound Update

I am now beginning to believe the sound I am hearing is in fact the stall warner. Reminder, my wings are at the airport, so the switch is eliminated as the problem I have checked the stall warner...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-28-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,800
Posted By D&M Dan
Stall Warner Sound?

The tone could be the stall warner tone, as I'm not sure what that would sound like. But I do not have the wings on the airplane so it would not be an issue with the switch itself.
Just wondering if...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,800
Posted By D&M Dan
Update

Sorry for not getting back right away. I have finally been able to spend time trying to sort through the wiring. Here is what I have done.

Went to Staples and had then print me a large copy of the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,800
Posted By D&M Dan
Bob, The mike jack uses the ring and sleeve...

Bob,
The mike jack uses the ring and sleeve terminal as per Van's drawing. I have no connection to the tip terminal.
Mike,
I have the jacks outside the aircraft so they cannot ground to the airframe....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,800
Posted By D&M Dan
Today I checked the intercom harness and all...

Today I checked the intercom harness and all wires pin out correctly. With all phone jacks removed from the floor and outside the plane I tried grounding the Headphone jack to the ground on the mic...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2016, 05:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,800
Posted By D&M Dan
Joe, Yes using Skyview electrical system shipped...

Joe,
Yes using Skyview electrical system shipped prior to 08/25/2011. I am looking at the headphone / microphone jack section of the drawing. It shows Pilot headphone blu-10, wh-9, Pilot mic Grn-13,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-21-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,800
Posted By D&M Dan
Ray, I am not in a hanger, yet. However I hope to...

Ray,
I am not in a hanger, yet. However I hope to move the plane to the airport after I resolve this issue. I have had the plane outside, no change. Not a static issue, more of a muffled very faint...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-21-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,800
Posted By D&M Dan
Help... Very Faint Muffled Audio

I really need help trying to figure out this issue. I have looked through all the threads but don't see the answer.
First off I have the Skyview conversion harness with the SL40 and Flightcom 403....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-24-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,213
Posted By D&M Dan
Floscan Leak

A very unproductive weekend. Programming the Skyview has been a nightmare. I have more questions than answer, but that's another story. Anyway I learned I need to power the fuel pump up during...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-24-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,605
Posted By D&M Dan
Hey Gandalf I just bled mine last week with the...

Hey Gandalf
I just bled mine last week with the exact same tool. Seems to work well except for the amount of pressure needed to squeeze the trigger. Does yours seem to squeeze fairly easy?
I have a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-08-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,772
Posted By D&M Dan
I also have tried contacting Jet Guy with email...

I also have tried contacting Jet Guy with email and PM, as I will be in Texas next month and need transition training. Anyone know how to contact him?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-13-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,650
Posted By D&M Dan
I am at the point of installing the rear window....

I am at the point of installing the rear window. Was wondering why I couldn't buy a piece of plexi locally the same thickness as the lexan window I have (what ever tint I choose) and cut my own new...
Forum: Painting your RV 04-04-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,254
Posted By D&M Dan
Any automotive grade solvent based pre paint...

Any automotive grade solvent based pre paint cleaner will work. Blow it off real well to evaporate off any remaining solvent cleaner before priming.
I am just finishing all my fiberglass parts prep...
Forum: Painting your RV 04-04-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,254
Posted By D&M Dan
Dawn dish soap, warm water, scrub brush. Let dry,...

Dawn dish soap, warm water, scrub brush. Let dry, sand to a dull finish, prepsol and prime.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-30-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,292
Posted By D&M Dan
Now I am confused. Is this mod worth the time and...

Now I am confused. Is this mod worth the time and effort or should I just drill the cap and close off the vent fitting I installed while the tank was apart?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-28-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,292
Posted By D&M Dan
Larry, l have one of the early kits and I was...

Larry, l have one of the early kits and I was unsure if I wanted to add the optional venting. I think I will however so as not to drill the cap. Thank you for the replies.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-28-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,292
Posted By D&M Dan
Does anyone know if the fuel cap requires a hole...

Does anyone know if the fuel cap requires a hole drilled for venting if the new tank vent system is not utilized? I have installed the fitting for the new vent but may not hook it up at this time.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-17-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,110
Posted By D&M Dan
Anybody have the part number for the anti...

Anybody have the part number for the anti rotation device? I am doing all the revisions now sooooo, might as well do that also.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-05-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,427
Posted By D&M Dan
Anybody got a picture of the springs with the RTV...

Anybody got a picture of the springs with the RTV installed? I am confused what it looks like. The diagram is somewhat confusing.
Thanks
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-08-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,438
Posted By D&M Dan
I had an issue with this step also. The...

I had an issue with this step also. The instructions say to punch the grommet out to a 5/8" hole. After doing this I found the hole too large and the sensor not held securely. I ordered a new grommet...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-26-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,462
Posted By D&M Dan
I cut as per Van's instructions and had no...

I cut as per Van's instructions and had no problems.

Not to take the thread off topic, but I have finished my wire harness above the pedals, but have left them down. I am saving for and do not have...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-26-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,662
Posted By D&M Dan
Autopilot Stop Bracket?

Has anyone mounted the autopilot stop bracket that came with the rear servo (aileron)? I looks pretty generic and no matter what position we place it in, it does not come close to actually stopping...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,029
Posted By D&M Dan
Unhappy Model Specific Section Gone?

What happened to the model specific section on the front page, where I could choose to go and see all the RV12 chatter easily in one click? Did I miss something? Is it gone forever? :confused:


[ed....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-14-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,735
Posted By D&M Dan
They are the 2 rivets marked CS4-4 on drawing 1...

They are the 2 rivets marked CS4-4 on drawing 1 with the arrows pointing to them. Underside of roll bar I believe.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-12-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,050
Posted By D&M Dan
Paint

I have used the PPG single stage Concept over PPG DP50 Epoxy primer. Same for the cockpit.
By the way, it is easier to prime the panels before sealing. I actually preped and primed before installing...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-11-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,050
Posted By D&M Dan
Mask and Paint

I have a gasket hole punch set I used from Mac Tool. Punch the tape on a piece of wood and set over the rivet, seal and remove tape. I then painted the firewall. Looks nice and clean.
You can also...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-11-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 80,462
Posted By D&M Dan
Thank You

Will order with Skyview
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-11-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 80,462
Posted By D&M Dan
Part#s?

Anyone know the part #s for the new right side instrument replacement panel and the new map box door?
Forum: Midwest 02-07-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,047
Posted By D&M Dan
Pay as I Go

Thanks Guys,
I will pay either through my state tax filling or with form Dan has linked. Better to get the expense out of the way and not worry about ruffling NYS Department of Taxation feathers.
Forum: Midwest 02-06-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,047
Posted By D&M Dan
Taxing Question??

Wondering if anyone can tell me how it works in NY State. Talked with my accountant and he seems to think I should pay the 8% on the 26g's I have out for the 12 now.

Just wondering if others have...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-04-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,137
Posted By D&M Dan
It worked well for me

Thanks Vern, but there is more than one way to skin a cat. I also used the 4" cloth across the center. Just felt RV7guys idea worked well for me.
What ever works is the right way to go.

By the way,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-04-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,137
Posted By D&M Dan
Smile Wax Paper Method

Thank You RV7Guy. The wax paper method for cutting the cloth and setting in place worked great.

I sprayed a little quick stick on the wax paper, cut to shape, wet the cloth, Put another piece of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-23-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 44,412
Posted By D&M Dan
I have often wondered why a bladder, similar to a...

I have often wondered why a bladder, similar to a race car fuel cell cannot be used. No more proseal, very little risk of a rupture.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-17-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By D&M Dan
I don't think the change is showing a drilled...

I don't think the change is showing a drilled bolt. There is no cotter pin depicted and AN6-23A is avaliable undrilled. Mine is assembled and I don't see any reason to change it.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-16-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By D&M Dan
Bolt

Don,
Looks like the AN6-24 is changed to a AN6-23A
Showing results 1 to 64 of 92

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:33 PM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.