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Forum: RV-8/8A 10-14-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,411
Posted By edstepec
I did the same. Purchased a RV6A, had many...

I did the same. Purchased a RV6A, had many conversations and walk thrus on the aircraft with builder. Researched as many known problems I could from this forum and inspected aircraft using all the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-19-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By edstepec
Beringer Nosewheel Shimmy

Anyone know if Beringer balances their wheels before delivery? Thought I would solve my shimmy with a Beringer but still shimmies..... :(
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-30-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By edstepec
Ok thank you Mike. I kept reposting thinking it...

Ok thank you Mike. I kept reposting thinking it disappeared to cyber blackhole. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-30-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By edstepec
the right carb on a RV6A with o320 150hp

Lot of things I'm thankful for in life and especially this forum with knowledgeable people. So many posts on carbs and I'm still unsure what to ask for. I have a RV6A, o320, 150 hp with a MA4SP...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-29-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,835
Posted By edstepec
Thanks to this chat room, I have a new path to go...

Thanks to this chat room, I have a new path to go down to resolve a stumbling o320 engine at high power settings and plugs showing lean when at full rich mixture. I had an A&P pull the carb to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By edstepec
Stopped at the VANS store and picked up a new...

Stopped at the VANS store and picked up a new sender. Solved my problems. Thanks all for sharing! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By edstepec
Oil Pressure woes

Let me ask all you before I start ordering stuff. My Vans oil pressure gauge is stuck on 50 PSI soon as I turn master switch on and then after engine start, stays at 50. My RMI gauge correctly...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-21-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By edstepec
I experienced RV6A power loss the other week and...

I experienced RV6A power loss the other week and contributing this to air bubble in the gascolator. I have the Cessna "pull the lever up" style gascolator. I had issues with getting flow. HEre is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By edstepec
I see 215 regularly on 60's and 70's days. Didn't...

I see 215 regularly on 60's and 70's days. Didn't think 200 is cautionary unless I'm missing something? o320 on RV6A
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-15-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By edstepec
Delivery expected today on the Beringer...

Delivery expected today on the Beringer nosewheel. After a few shimmies and lots of shakes, going with Beringer to minimize shimmy. Anyone have torque specs on the axle bolt?

RV6-A bought flying 6/21
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By edstepec
Beringer nosewheel

New RV6A owner and first few flights ended up with a wicked shimmy. Enough to pop-off 2 rivets off the brackets secured to the nosewheel pant. I purchased a Beringer nosewheel and question to all,...
Forum: Oregon 06-25-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By edstepec
Craig you picked a rough week in Portland. 110+...

Craig you picked a rough week in Portland. 110+ degree weekend. I am a new RV6A owner in Oregon City, OR and always looking for tips from experienced fliers. Going to the coast to stay cool but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By edstepec
New RV owner - questions about pitot lines

Hi All,

New RV6A owner and installing EFIS and replacing some instruments. My question is , the pitot line is soft aluminum (1/4?). I need to either tee into that with nylon/plastic tube to connect...
Forum: Reviews 05-12-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,747
Posted By edstepec
I just ordered my nosewheel yesterday

I ordered my nosejob yesterday. Thought about the skid but may do that later.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-12-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,942
Posted By edstepec
Lycoming not run in long time

Hi Members. I have a 320 not run in 15 years and stored in dry climate. I know all the bad things that can go wrong. Apart from splitting the case or flipping her upside down to get oil to...
Forum: RV-3 01-20-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,747
Posted By edstepec
Short, I researched this one as well and the...

Short, I researched this one as well and the mods, though not VANS method described in the CN, it may be just as good. I backed out after having no construction logs or documentation on flight tests...
Forum: Safety 01-17-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,632
Posted By edstepec
RV-3 for Sale with ? Wing Mods

Hi, I'm looking into a RV3 that has wing mods that are similar to Vans prescribed modifications. My question, does this retract from the value of the plane and would look to your opinions. Would it...
Forum: RV-4 08-22-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,087
Posted By edstepec
Robert, can you share your experience? What would...

Robert, can you share your experience? What would I need to look for in a purchase?
Forum: RV-4 08-22-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,087
Posted By edstepec
RV-4 on grass

Does anyone have knowledge on long term effects for a RV-4 on grass? My grass strip is not the smoothest but not rough. I'm asking if I can expect damage occurring after extended use and what should...
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