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Forum: Interiors 04-27-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,846
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, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,151
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, 12:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,400
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, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
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, 08:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,942
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, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,461
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, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,420
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, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,587
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, 09:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,459
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, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,895
Posted By Chkaharyer99
+1. Thank you!

+1. Thank you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,589
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, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,590
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, 04:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,330
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, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Looks like a great adventure.

Looks like a great adventure.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,008
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, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
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, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
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, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,906
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, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,906
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, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,043
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, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,764
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, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,768
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, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,418
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, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,835
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, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,835
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, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,737
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, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,835
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, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,338
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, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,465
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, 02:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,768
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Flaps down on shut down?

Flaps down on shut down?

Yes.
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-29-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,162
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, 09:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,166
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, 07:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,166
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, 08:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,166
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, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,650
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, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-11-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
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, 09:31 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
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, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,964
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, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
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, 07:24 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Great news Bruce! Glad it worked out.

Great news Bruce! Glad it worked out.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-20-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
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, 08:20 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
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, 03:13 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
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, 09:03 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
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, 08:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,269
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, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,411
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.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-15-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,025
Posted By Chkaharyer99
David, Great pic. There were a couple small...

David,

Great pic. There were a couple small jets on our field at Lincoln yesterday. I was considering sliding my 8 between them and grabbing a pic. When I first saw your pic I thought that?s what...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-05-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
Posted By Chkaharyer99
The CPI2 looks great Ross. I have all the...

The CPI2 looks great Ross.

I have all the firewall forward parts two ignitions (IO-360). All I need is a dual CPI2 controller, a dual remote module the battery tray and related wiring harnesses...
Forum: RV-14 11-26-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,776
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Mehrdad, Chubby and beautiful, even more...

Mehrdad,

Chubby and beautiful, even more beautiful then your RV-7A. Can't wait to see her in person.

Charlie
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-08-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Great news. I hope I?m near the front of the...

Great news. I hope I?m near the front of the line for the CPI2 and related battery components. I already have the FF components. Any idea what the price will be yet?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-12-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ross, Referencing the nomenclature on the two...

Ross,

Referencing the nomenclature on the two LED?s depicted on the top of the CPI2, are those LEDS meant to identify the main power source vs the auxiliary power source? Main battery/aux battery?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-11-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Great to see some progress. Any info you are...

Great to see some progress. Any info you are willing to share about price points & buttonology?

How?s the aux battery tray coming along? How soon will it be ready for the market place?

Missed...
Forum: Reviews 09-29-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,453
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Gary, I was reviewing this thread as it?s nearly...

Gary,

I was reviewing this thread as it?s nearly time for another set of tires on my RV-8. I noticed I never acknowledged and thanked you for your response to my post. I sincerely value your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,638
Posted By Chkaharyer99
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,932
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Dynon Dave and Associates, It was my great honor...

Dynon Dave and Associates,

It was my great honor and privilege to act as crew chief for my friend Lee Ulrich, #101, a turbo charged angle valve IO-360, Vans RV-7, called the "General Lee".

My job...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,932
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Dynon Support Metal Mafia@Reno Air Races

I want to acknowledge the folks at Dynon for their generous support of the Sport Class at the 2018 Reno Air Races.

Dynon generously provided the Sport Class A large well equipped hospitality tent. ...
Forum: ADS-B 08-22-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,924
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Yes. Jump if you have the need and the money. ...

Yes. Jump if you have the need and the money.

I have a GTX 345 in my RV-8. I like it but...

Knowing what I know now, if I had to do it all again, I would get the GTX 335 for the discount and...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-06-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,799
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Greg, any idea what actually fails inside the...

Greg, any idea what actually fails inside the pump? Impeller, bearings, motor or maybe a combination there of? Have you opened it up? If so, what do the components look like?

Great write up. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,073
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I was on the fence until I looked at your trip...

I was on the fence until I looked at your trip report (http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...d.php?t=142640)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,363
Posted By Chkaharyer99
A chair and more. For a price. EAA The...

A chair and more. For a price.

EAA

The Aviators Club is your place to relax, chill, chow down, and watch the air show from the best seats around.

Open Monday through Saturday during...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-13-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 110,513
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Any updates? My brand new in the box CPI...

Any updates? My brand new in the box CPI firewall forward is awaiting its new CPI 2 controller and backup battery.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,732
Posted By Chkaharyer99
2. Non-counterbalanced crank and constant speed...

2. Non-counterbalanced crank and constant speed prop. No prop issues/failure.

Titan IO-360 Parallel valve. 9:1 compression.

Hartzell metal blended airfoil with B-hub.

Approximately 800 hours on...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-07-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,587
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Not sure what model Hartzell you have. This...

Not sure what model Hartzell you have.

This link may be of interest to you if you have this prop commonly used on RV's: https://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/Hartzell_c2yr.pdf


New Hartzell "Blended...
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