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Forum: RV-14 10-24-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By 77bonanza
By the way, how hard is it to install...

By the way, how hard is it to install ailerons/flaps after the wing is installed on the fuselage?
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By 77bonanza
Thanks for all the responses. I think I will...

Thanks for all the responses.

I think I will take the conservative approach and install them after wings installed. With my luck I would damage. I am a first time builder and I do not have any RV...
Forum: RV-14 10-20-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By 77bonanza
RV14A Wing Install

I would like opinions about when to install flaps and ailerons. Before you install the wings or after the wings have been installed.

Thanks for sharing your thoughts!
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By 77bonanza
Or, you can just call one of Vanís technical...

Or, you can just call one of Vanís technical advisors and he can tell you factually.
Forum: RV-14 04-06-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By 77bonanza
Thanks for the responses. I believe I will...

Thanks for the responses. I believe I will install the B&C adapter. I will have for sale the Air Wolf unit.
Forum: RV-14 04-05-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By 77bonanza
B&C Oil Filter Adapter

I have an Air Wolf oil filter adapter that I was ready to install but am concerned about mounting on the firewall. It would appear I could use a B&C adapter and not mount on the firewall. Is there...
Forum: RV-14 03-29-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,429
Posted By 77bonanza
Thanks, I appreciate the input!

Thanks, I appreciate the input!
Forum: RV-14 03-29-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,429
Posted By 77bonanza
I do not believe I will install a noise/fire...

I do not believe I will install a noise/fire barrier to the firewall. I appreciate the suggestions for installing items before engine install.
Forum: RV-14 03-25-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,429
Posted By 77bonanza
I was thinking more in the line of additional...

I was thinking more in the line of additional items that would be easier to install now rather than waiting to do them after the engine is installed.

Have many of you installed noise/fire barriers...
Forum: RV-14 03-25-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,429
Posted By 77bonanza
RV14 Engine Install

No, is this something I should be considering and if so, what type material and where do you get it?

Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 03-25-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,429
Posted By 77bonanza
RV14 Engine Install

Is there anything I should install on the firewall before installing the engine, other than what Van instructs. I'm now ready to install the engine.
Forum: RV-14 02-08-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,289
Posted By 77bonanza
Thanks for all the responses and photos. Looking...

Thanks for all the responses and photos. Looking forward to using one of the recommendations.

Happy New Year all!
Forum: RV-14 02-02-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,289
Posted By 77bonanza
Cowl Oil Door

What type of fastener do you recommend for the oil door? There has to be a better solution than the fasteners recommended by Vanís.
Forum: RV-14 09-17-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,188
Posted By 77bonanza
Van's FWF Parts deletion list if using Vetterman Exhaust

Does anyone have a deletion list for Van's FWF parts list if you use the Vetterman Exhaust System. I am ready to order the FWF Kit but do not want to include parts the are supplied by Vetterman's...
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,950
Posted By 77bonanza
Forward Canopy Seal Installation C-01447

Thanks for the responses. Van's (Scott) thanks for IDing the sealant if needed.
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,950
Posted By 77bonanza
Foward Canopy Seal Installation C-01447

Any suggestions for installing the forward canopy seals. Did anyone remove the canopy and turn it upside down to install. If so, how did you protect the canopy from damage. If you have photos I...
Forum: RV-14 02-03-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,431
Posted By 77bonanza
Missouri Completed RV 14 / 14A

I'm building an RV 14A and just received the finishing kit. Is there anyone in Missouri, or close to the Missouri border, that has a completed 14/14A that I could look at re painting ideas for the...
Forum: RV-14 11-11-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,315
Posted By 77bonanza
I have a F33A bonanza with both an electric and...

I have a F33A bonanza with both an electric and manual trim wheel for the elevator. I use the manual trim wheel 99% of the time to make small trim changes. This is much easier for me than trying to...
Forum: RV-14 11-11-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,315
Posted By 77bonanza
Manual Elevator Trim Wheel

Has anyone installed a manual elevator trim wheel in an RV14?
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,066
Posted By 77bonanza
Manual Trim Elevator Wheel / Defrost Fan

Has anyone installed a manual
Elevator trim wheel in the RV 14? If so, I would be interested in how to.

Also, I intend to fly IRF and have a need for a defrost fam to remove ice that my accumulate...
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,454
Posted By 77bonanza
Jon, is it possible for you to also share your...

Jon, is it possible for you to also share your changes for the FFW?

Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,454
Posted By 77bonanza
RV 14A Finishing Kit Additions/Deductions

I am ready to order the finishing kit for my RV14A and have reviewed a number of threads re finishing kits but did not see anything re additions or deductions.

Do any of you have any suggestions as...
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,897
Posted By 77bonanza
RV 14A Finishing Kit Additions/Deductions

I am ready to order the finishing kit for my RV14A and have reviewed a number of threads re finishing kits but did not see anything re additions or deductions.

Do any of you have any suggestions as...
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,333
Posted By 77bonanza
Thanks for everyone's responses. I did build a...

Thanks for everyone's responses.

I did build a rotisserie, and as suggested supported the tail with a sawhorse. Works great. I have had the fuselage on each side and completely upside down. I...
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,967
Posted By 77bonanza
Fresh Air Vents

I?m ready to attach the air vent but was wondering what is best used for an adhesive. Based on the photo it would appear pro seal was used. I value your recommendations.

On another point, I have...
Forum: RV-14 02-28-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,333
Posted By 77bonanza
Rotisserie for QB Fuselage

Thanks for all the comments and feedback. I also contacted Van's re their opinion of deforming or damage to the firewall by mounting to the four engine mount locations. They had no concerns about...
Forum: RV-14 02-27-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,333
Posted By 77bonanza
Rotisserie for QB Fuselage

I am ready to begin assembly of the QB fuselage but am wanting to place on a rotisserie without the tail attached. Has anyone done this before and if so do you have pictures and build plans?

I have...
Forum: RV-14 02-17-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By 77bonanza
Section 4??? Where do I find that and thanks for...

Section 4??? Where do I find that and thanks for the info.
Forum: RV-14 02-15-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By 77bonanza
On the QB kit, I have finished the empennage and...

On the QB kit, I have finished the empennage and in the process of closing the wings. I am about to start on the fuselage. So, I do have a limited amount of exposure but just thought there has to...
Forum: RV-14 02-15-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By 77bonanza
I appreciate your comments but I am a first time...

I appreciate your comments but I am a first time builder and to expect me to know parts, and where they are, is more than difficult. I ID parts by Van's part numbers. In a great number of cases it...
Forum: RV-14 02-15-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By 77bonanza
RV 14 QB Checklist

Is there a checklist for RV 14 QB's? It is difficuly to determine what has and has not been completed. Any suggestions for obtaining a checklist of things that have been completed?

Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 01-17-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,478
Posted By 77bonanza
Torque Tube Primering

Thanks for the many responses. I think I will try the idea of wire brushes with an extension rotated by a drill. That looked like a good idea.

77Bonanza
Forum: RV-14 01-17-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,478
Posted By 77bonanza
Torque Tube Primering

Thanks for the many responses. I think I will try the idea of wire brushes with an extension rotated by a drill. That looked like a good idea.

77Bonanza
Forum: RV-14 01-17-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,478
Posted By 77bonanza
Torque Tube Primering

How do you sand the inside of torque tubes and rods to insure adhesion of the primer. I've seen posts on primering but nothing on sanding to insure proper adhesion.
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,606
Posted By 77bonanza
Thanks, I appreciate the photos and direction. I...

Thanks, I appreciate the photos and direction. I will be able to finish my pitot install.

Have a great holiday season!
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,606
Posted By 77bonanza
Garmin Pitot Installation

Does anyone have photos of the installation and routing of the electrical and tubes for the Garmin AOA and Pitot tube from the Pitot tube to the wing root. Did you drill extra holes and use snap...
Forum: RV-14 11-11-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,309
Posted By 77bonanza
Riviting Bottom Skin

Carl, thanks. I am trying to visualize your tool but I must be looking the wrong way. Having a photo will help me understand how you make the tool. Can you take photos of the tool's top, bottom...
Forum: RV-14 11-11-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,309
Posted By 77bonanza
Carl, I am having a hard time visualizing the...

Carl, I am having a hard time visualizing the above. Do you have a photo you can share re the above.

Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 10-09-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,053
Posted By 77bonanza
QB Tanks

Thanks for all the responses. I believe I will leave the tanks in place and perform the leak tests. If one is identified then I will remove them to identify the leak.

Thanks again.
Forum: RV-14 10-09-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,053
Posted By 77bonanza
QB Wing Tanks

First of all let me qualify that I am a first time builder and will ask stupid questions.

I have QB wings. I have seen where many builders are removing the tanks and doing leak tests. Is this...
Forum: RV-14 10-07-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,005
Posted By 77bonanza
I think that is a great idea. I am a first time...

I think that is a great idea. I am a first time builder working on an RV14. The problem I have is that I don't know what I don't know. Suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: RV-14 10-07-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,063
Posted By 77bonanza
Bore Scope Equipment

Does anyone have a suggestion for bore scope equipment. I would like to use my iPhone with a wireless connection and semi stiff or stiff cord if available.

I saw a thread where they used this...
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,975
Posted By 77bonanza
Elevator Fairing to Elevator

Any suggestions for fitting the elevator to the fairing at the trailing edge? Van's suggest shaping/tapering the insert. I do not see how this can be done. Any suggestions?
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,291
Posted By 77bonanza
RV 14 Wing Cradle

Thanks to everyone for their advice and suggestions.
Forum: RV-14 04-14-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,291
Posted By 77bonanza
RV 14 Wing Cradle

Thanks to everyone for their advice and suggestions.
Forum: RV-14 04-02-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,291
Posted By 77bonanza
RV 14 Wing cradle

I have ordered the QB Wing & Fuselage kit which should be delivered shortly. Does anyone have any plans they can share re building wing cradles to store the wings?
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