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Forum: RV-4 11-18-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,463
Posted By RotaVR
Search this site for Plastifix. Several members...

Search this site for Plastifix. Several members have used plastifix for crack repair.
Forum: Steam Gauges 11-02-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By RotaVR
Kelly Instrument, Inc, Wichita, KS is another...

Kelly Instrument, Inc, Wichita, KS is another instrument repair facility.
>kelleyinstruments.com<
Forum: The RV Grin 09-13-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By RotaVR
Thanks to all for the reply's and Provider...

Thanks to all for the reply's and Provider information.
Forum: The RV Grin 09-11-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By RotaVR
Oshkosh 2022 camper rental

Anyone have experience with one of the RV Camper providers during Oshkosh? The ones that provide and set up a camper for your rental use in Scholler.
Forum: Reviews 04-30-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,629
Posted By RotaVR
Aerolab & 0-rings

I installed one in my carbureted -4 in 2018. The unit seeped fuel from the large 0-ring situated at the bottom of cap. The unit contains eight 0-rings of various sizes. I fiddled with it for...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-26-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,728
Posted By RotaVR
Frank Johnson at Performance Propellers makes a...

Frank Johnson at Performance Propellers makes a great wood RV prop. Very knowledgeable with RV's and easy to work with.
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,813
Posted By RotaVR
Check out the Twin Cities RV Builders Group....

Check out the Twin Cities RV Builders Group. mnwing.org
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-17-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,650
Posted By RotaVR
Stew, I just did this a couple weekends ago on...

Stew, I just did this a couple weekends ago on my -4. Overhauled master cylinders and intalled new o-ring and pistons in the calipers.
I purchased the $95 pressure bleeder from ACS. It comes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,009
Posted By RotaVR
RV-4 Flap Weldment

I have close to 1300 hrs on my airframe and am on my 3rd flap crosstube because of handle bracket weldment failure. The first one tore half way around the cross tube when it failed.
The second one...
Forum: RV-4 08-22-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,079
Posted By RotaVR
Oil cooler RV-4

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Hopefully the pictures attached and show my RV-4 oil cooler location. Originally I had the cooler mounted a couple inches higher on the firewall so the cooling air was more of a straight...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-21-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,226
Posted By RotaVR
WoW! Memorable trip Scott. Exciting. Thank You

WoW! Memorable trip Scott. Exciting. Thank You
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,879
Posted By RotaVR
Cleveland MC overhaul

Leaking 10-30 Master cylinder. I've sourced O-rings / repair kits, but unable to locate instructions / repair manual. I've searched Forums and Googled. Can someone point me in the right direction...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-13-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,783
Posted By RotaVR
Your website states there is plenty of clearance...

Your website states there is plenty of clearance within Vans standard pressure recovery wheel pants. Have you had an opportunity to test fitment with Vans original one piece wheel pant? Thinking...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-08-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,151
Posted By RotaVR
I now have 70 hrs on a 410-H alternator on my...

I now have 70 hrs on a 410-H alternator on my RV-4 0-320. I have the regulator mounted on the cockpit side of firewall with a blast tube directed on the Alternator. My battery is a RG series...
Forum: RV-4 04-30-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By RotaVR
bulkhead picture

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Forum: RV-4 04-29-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By RotaVR
Check your PM

Check your PM
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,114
Posted By RotaVR
Completed. Hull + 22%, Liability + 20%

Completed. Hull + 22%, Liability + 20%
Forum: RV-4 04-28-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By RotaVR
Thanks Daddyman!

Thanks Daddyman!
Forum: RV-4 04-28-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By RotaVR
RV-4 rear seat bulkhead

Regarding SB 97-05-01 and rear seat bulkhead reinforcement. This is an old SB but if someone could post a picture of a -4 with this installed it would be appreciated.
Pretty sure I have a grasp of...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-14-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 30,739
Posted By RotaVR
[QUOTE=Pilot135pd;1407854]Going to check my...

[QUOTE=Pilot135pd;1407854]Going to check my serial numbers later today. Has anyone heard of this company? $400 to $450 for a I.R.A.N. Inspection and comes with a 500 hour warranty.

I have not...
Forum: RV-4 12-15-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By RotaVR
I played with using Velcro on my -4 thirty some...

I played with using Velcro on my -4 thirty some years ago when finishing mine. The Velcro did not allow a flush fit between fairing and fuselage. Also since the fairings help to hold the aluminum...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-09-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,313
Posted By RotaVR
Tom, So sorry for your loss. My prayers are...

Tom,
So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and family.

Steve Schmitz
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-07-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,826
Posted By RotaVR
Sounds like it’s been awhile since the prop was...

Sounds like it’s been awhile since the prop was off. Might be a good time to consider a prop overhaul. Then you’ll know for sure what you’re flying behind.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By RotaVR
I recently had Antisplat perform their main wheel...

I recently had Antisplat perform their main wheel bearing, new tire truing, and balancing mod on my RV-4. The marked improvement in ground roll smoothness during take off and landing roll out was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,072
Posted By RotaVR
Summit Racing Equipment has a good selection of...

Summit Racing Equipment has a good selection of in-line fuel filters with AN connections in -6 and -8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,618
Posted By RotaVR
Aerolab gascolator

In July / August 2018 I installed two different Aerolab gascolators in my RV-4. Both leaked around the large o-ring seal on the removable screen. Flyboys worked with me in trying to solve the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,618
Posted By RotaVR
Aerolab gascolator

In July / August 2018 I installed two different Aerolab gascolators in my RV-4. Both leaked around the large o-ring seal on the removable screen. Flyboys worked with me in trying to solve the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,403
Posted By RotaVR
Great trip report and great pictures! Thank You!...

Great trip report and great pictures! Thank You! Which rafting outfitter did you use?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By RotaVR
I had similar symptoms with my 0-320. Sent the...

I had similar symptoms with my 0-320. Sent the carb out for overhaul. Tech said the only thing he found was the throttle/butterfly shaft was a ?little? worn and it might be drawing air by the shaft....
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-26-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By RotaVR
BC 410H

I installed one on my 0-320-D3G with stock oil filter adapter and with proper clocking it fit no problem. Does not interfere with oil filter changes.
I did need to move my firewall mounted oil...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,382
Posted By RotaVR
TCW butterfly valve

I see TCW has the butterfly valve available in either 3" or 4" size. Not sure if they are talking swaged end or duct sizing?
An option might be to use a butterfly valve with a lockable Bowden...
Forum: RV-4 10-14-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,619
Posted By RotaVR
Not sure exactly when but Pacesetter has been out...

Not sure exactly when but Pacesetter has been out of production for some time. That said, I have flown two separate Pacesetter props with my 160hp RV-4. The first Pacesetter was a 68/69 and was...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-08-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,350
Posted By RotaVR
Talk with Paul Beck of " Weep no More" in Willmar...

Talk with Paul Beck of " Weep no More" in Willmar Mn. Slosh removal and leak repairs.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-29-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,852
Posted By RotaVR
Pat, I'll be taking my -4 to Pella tomorrow...

Pat,
I'll be taking my -4 to Pella tomorrow morning for the weekend. I have a new 1/8 acrylic bit you're welcome to use that I'll leave taped to my hanger door. Hanger A8. Compare the acrylic to...
Forum: Midwest 08-09-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,843
Posted By RotaVR
Wisconsin airport communities

Holland Airpark located about ten miles North of Lacrosse (LSE) comes to mind. Although at roughly 110 air miles from Madison perhaps not the vicinity you are looking for.
Forum: Florida (South) 03-20-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,484
Posted By RotaVR
For family sightseeing I'd suggest: Little White...

For family sightseeing I'd suggest: Little White House in Truman annex, Lighthouse tour, West Martello Gardens, Fort Zachry Taylor for swimming, snorkeling and Picnicking, Eco Center, a Sunset sail,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-06-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,766
Posted By RotaVR
Fuel caps guide

My "older" RV-4 has neither the plastic nor the metal guide under the latch. The latch presses down directly on the small o-ring. Can the new metal guide be installed on these caps?
Forum: RV-4 08-16-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,770
Posted By RotaVR
The early kit RV-4 spars came drilled undersized...

The early kit RV-4 spars came drilled undersized as I recall. The builder then finished drilled or reamed to correct size. The difficulty some experienced, especially if they tried to finish drill...
Forum: RV-4 07-29-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,455
Posted By RotaVR
Catto props was / is offering free shipping, a...

Catto props was / is offering free shipping, a $210 value and $100 off the purchase of a spinner as an OSH summer sale. According to their OSH handout these prices are good through 8/8/15. The...
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