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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 967
Posted By grubac
finger filter

Good day ladies and gentlemen

One quick question. I'm not sure if anyone here has any experience with finger filters, the ones that come installed at the reservoir fuel inlet. Well, I've notice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,010
Posted By grubac
gentleman, thank you for your responses. first...

gentleman, thank you for your responses.

first of all, sorry for not going into more detail. My friend, in fact, doesn't have a van's aircraft. His aircraft is high wing, with a gravity feeding a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,010
Posted By grubac
two fuel feed lines

Hey Guys

I recently heard about a guy who's thinking of running a second fuel feed line from the oposite end of his wetwing fuel tank, that is to say, at the cabin end he already had his fuel feed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,513
Posted By grubac
Hey Wade Thanks for your reply. I see what...

Hey Wade

Thanks for your reply. I see what you're saying. Basically if I empty the gascolator during my preflight check there could still be some water in the system that has built up around the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,513
Posted By grubac
gascolator location

Hey Guys, quick question

Everyone tells me that it's critical to have your gascolator located at the lowest point in your aircraft's fuel system. Can anyone tell me why?
I mean, I understand that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,295
Posted By grubac
AVGAS 91/60 and Lycoming's IO-390

Hey Everyone!

Does anyone know if AVGAS 91/96 can be used with Lycoming's IO-390???

I was just looking over Lycoming's service bulletin 1070Q and I couldn't find their IO-390 engine in the main...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By grubac
Hey Thanks a lot for the reply. Now I...

Hey

Thanks a lot for the reply. Now I completely understand why the booster pump is needed. I'm not sure I understand how the mechanical pump can have a negative pressure though.

I'm also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,107
Posted By grubac
boost pump question

Hey Everybody

I've got a very basic question.

In the Lycoming IO-390 specification it states that the boost pump outlet pressure limit, when connected in series with the motor's fuel pump, is 35...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,008
Posted By grubac
Hey Thanks for your reply. Sorry to hear about...

Hey

Thanks for your reply. Sorry to hear about your engine. I'm actually interested in knowing if any really indepth studies have been done. I mean something that has been published and really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,008
Posted By grubac
Just a quick question on this thread: Does...

Just a quick question on this thread:

Does anyone know of any in-depth studies that have been on the topic of ethanol/methanol-based fuels and their affect on composite fuel tanks?

Doesn't matter...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,510
Posted By grubac
Thanks for the response Greg That's exactly what...

Thanks for the response Greg

That's exactly what I was concerned about. I figured those sphere-holding plates wouldn't grip it as well if the firewall was thicker than usual.

I'll have to look...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,510
Posted By grubac
aluminum bulkhead fitting

Hey Guys

I've been trying to get information about the aluminum bulkhead fittings offered by Van's. The part number is EYEBALL SE961-125B.

My firewall is quite thick - 10mm - and I'm trying to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,008
Posted By grubac
I'm also very skeptical about sealing the entire...

I'm also very skeptical about sealing the entire tank with a sealer. Extreme care would have to be taken to ensure that you completely clean the tanks first, then dry them completely and then,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,008
Posted By grubac
Hey guys Thanks for the responses. If I didn't...

Hey guys

Thanks for the responses. If I didn't make it clear in my first post, I'm actually interested in hearing about possible solutions because I have some friends who have fibreglass tanks and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,008
Posted By grubac
ethanol based fuels

Hey Guys

It being, that more and more fuels are popping up here and there with certain amounts of ethanol in them, I was just wondering if anyone knows of any good solutions for those who already...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,480
Posted By grubac
RSA fuel servo

Hello all!

Precision Airmotive and Lycoming both claim, that if your engine is equipped with a RSA fuel injector, you then have no need for a return fuel line.

The fact is, however, many pilots opt...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,108
Posted By grubac
nice, thanks Stein grubac

nice, thanks Stein

grubac
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,108
Posted By grubac
io-390 fuel return line?

Hey Guys

Just a quick question about the IO-390.

With the Precision Airmotive's RSA system, I've heard that a return fuel line is not needed. What I'm wondering is, how is it possible to then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By grubac
fuel tank breather

Gentlemen,

A friend of mine asked me if I could post a quick question here in the forum. He's got a fuel tank breather that leaks all over the place whenever he does aerobatics.

It's a small...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2009, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,211
Posted By grubac
fuel hose and fittings

Hey Guys

I'm trying to decide what kind of fuel hose and fittings to use. I'm trying to cut weight and cost, but at the same time have quality lines.

All of my fuel system components have male...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By grubac
Well, the aircraft I'm building has low-set wings...

Well, the aircraft I'm building has low-set wings and I've purchased an Andair boost pump to make sure fuel flow is always good. The idea with buying a header tank would be to avoid fuel starvation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By grubac
Yes, sorry for being unclear. I'm talking about...

Yes, sorry for being unclear. I'm talking about a header tank. Does anyone know of any manufacturers?

Grubac
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By grubac
fuel collector tank

Hey Guys

I'm loooking for a fuel collector tank (1 liter or 2 liters) to use in my aircraft. Does anyone know of any companies that offer such a tank?

Grubac
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-09-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,684
Posted By grubac
Hey Guys, Do any of you have any experience with...

Hey Guys,

Do any of you have any experience with oil coolers from Airflow Systems? I eyeing the AS-2006X as solution for my IO-390. It's slightly bigger than the 10599, but cheaper.

grubac
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-06-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,684
Posted By grubac
Thanks for the replies guys. I knew this article...

Thanks for the replies guys. I knew this article was a little fishy. Nice to hear you've got a 8432R! I was thinking about installing this, but then changed my mind. My IO-390-A1B6 is going to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-06-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,684
Posted By grubac
Gentlemen, If you get the chance, check out this...

Gentlemen,

If you get the chance, check out this link. It's an article about choosing oil coolers. The author somehow determined that his Lycoming IO-360 would need 2 SW oil coolers. I find this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2009, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By grubac
Moreover....if noone know where to get this, does...

Moreover....if noone know where to get this, does anyone know where to get something similar or anotehr door latch/lock mechanisem with a handle???

grubac
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By grubac
hmmm...hopefully this pic is...

hmmm...hopefully this pic is bigger

grubac

http://i25.tinypic.com/2exo6yh.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2009, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By grubac
ok here's the pic I desperately need to find...

ok

here's the pic

I desperately need to find some kind of latch that is similar to this

Does anyone know where I can get it?

http://i27.tinypic.com/2vvrgqu.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2009, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By grubac
door locks/latches

Gentlemen,

Does anyone know where I can find some nice aircraft door latches?? I'm talking about the ones you see in cars, only smaller. Thus, when you close the doors, they stay closed, because...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By grubac
Nice! Thanks for the quick response. Grubac

Nice! Thanks for the quick response.

Grubac
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By grubac
IO-390 Exhaust outlet diameter???

Gentlemen

Does anyone know the diameter of the cylinder head exhaust outlet on Lycomings IO-390????

regards,

Grubac
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-28-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,684
Posted By grubac
Gentlemen, Once again, I'm sorry to reopen this...

Gentlemen,

Once again, I'm sorry to reopen this debate, but something about the thermostatic bypass and pressure relief valve is not clear to me.

Point #22 in the Lycoming Specification 2665 for...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,684
Posted By grubac
Thanks for responding Dan The thing with Marc is...

Thanks for responding Dan

The thing with Marc is that he originally had a 8406R mounted. This resulted in high oil temperatures. The questions is why he didn't try thte 8432R before mounting the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 31,684
Posted By grubac
hey Guys Sorry to reopen this debate, but I'm...

hey Guys

Sorry to reopen this debate, but I'm also finding myself having to decide between the 8432 and the 10599.

I've already sifted through this tread and gotten an idea of why the 8432 is in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 788
Posted By grubac
parachute rescue systems

Hey Gentlemen,

Just wondering if anyone knows of any other parachute rescue system manufacturers other than GALAXY and BRS.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Grubac
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,000
Posted By grubac
thank you for all of the answers guys. It being,...

thank you for all of the answers guys.

It being, that I'm purchasing an engine for the first time, I'm trying to determine where I should start looking for all of the additional components that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,000
Posted By grubac
oh...in one more quick question I'm trying to...

oh...in one more quick question

I'm trying to find some more detail info and specs about the IO-390, but haven't had any luck thus far.

Ideally I would like to find a list of components that come...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,000
Posted By grubac
IO-390 - governor

Hey Guys

Just a quick question. What are some of the plus' and minus' of having a prop governor located at the back of the engine or at the front of the engine??

thank in advance for any...
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