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Forum: RV-9/9A 06-09-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,291
Posted By Soarandtow
A yes carpet and foam I will try a bet of...

A yes carpet and foam I will try a bet of bothThanks
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-09-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,291
Posted By Soarandtow
In what mannaer do you mean on the tail...

In what mannaer do you mean on the tail pipes?
Further away from floor?
Shorter or longer?
Mine are Vans stock pipes about an inch from cowl and firewall
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-09-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,291
Posted By Soarandtow
Floor vibration

Forty plus hours and now very comfortable with my 9. BUT I have a floor vib at higher rpm 2300 and up. It's ok with feet on the floor but if you lift them both up you can hear and feel the vib. Note...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-24-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By Soarandtow
1st flight N61LD

The big moment came today with a flawless first test flight. No words can describe the event.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-07-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,054
Posted By Soarandtow
Thanks Steven ordered today DAR will be here this...

Thanks Steven ordered today DAR will be here this Friday
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-06-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,054
Posted By Soarandtow
N61LD Regestired

Calling in the DAR for this Friday if he can make it. 6 hous on Hobbs and 3.3 On the tach. My 1st piston engine overhaul and she started ran and broke in great.
I'm scheduled Thursday eve. For my...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-06-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By Soarandtow
Sorry for the slow response I've been deeply...

Sorry for the slow response I've been deeply involved in trying to finish up my 9 N61LD. I'm at the old Wynne AR airport 2200 Airpark rd.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By Soarandtow
Piedmont triad area visiting

I'm in W-S area visiting mom. Looking for anyone who wants to show off their RV, project, inspection or anything aviation related. Call LD 870208381four
In town till 3-27-18 thanks for the possible...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-02-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,230
Posted By Soarandtow
I have 9A gear weldments and legs

I went from a 9a to a 9 I have the main gear weldments and legs that have never been used. Make offer if you need them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,580
Posted By Soarandtow
Wynne AR

TB
Not flying yet but I bought a 9a project and turned it to a 9 so if you stay with the 9a I have the main gear and weldments you will need for half vans price.
8&7&0,208,,381,4 cell
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-24-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 60,685
Posted By Soarandtow
Funny

I bought a 9a nearing two years ago in grand haven started back in 2000
I flew up and looked it over with another ia AP sn 90024 I've converted to a 9.
Hoping you didn't give a lot for it as I must...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-16-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 175,653
Posted By Soarandtow
Great adventure Scott Keep listening and doing...

Great adventure Scott
Keep listening and doing his work
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-01-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,081
Posted By Soarandtow
RV-9 Not sure page 9-4

1st paragraph about the forward rib flanges not being square On we-716 and to mod filing or belt sander. I'm not sure where I'm to check for squareness. Can someone send a pic or better explain.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-14-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,457
Posted By Soarandtow
pdf report

Kelly please send me a copy as well mku2@hotmail.com
thanks
LD
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-03-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,462
Posted By Soarandtow
Fuel primer system

Lycoming 0320
Which cylinders normally get primer ports for a rv9
Forum: Rocket 02-24-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,292
Posted By Soarandtow
Great report Aviation is a small close world of...

Great report
Aviation is a small close world of fellowship
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-24-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,944
Posted By Soarandtow
Glad to hear your flying and all is well thus...

Glad to hear your flying and all is well thus far.
Keep us all posted
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-18-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,862
Posted By Soarandtow
Sent you pm on gear

Sent you pm on gear
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-17-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,507
Posted By Soarandtow
Elevator balance

Haven't read every page but haven't seen the requirements/procedures for balance.
Have the stock weights trimmed for fit etc. installed no paint and controls stick connected.
The elevator is heavy...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-17-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,862
Posted By Soarandtow
Fact no page 2 or 8

Fact no page 2 or 8
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-14-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,932
Posted By Soarandtow
Welcome to the build Don't rush and have fun

Welcome to the build
Don't rush and have fun
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-14-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,932
Posted By Soarandtow
Welcome to the build Don't rush and have fun

Welcome to the build
Don't rush and have fun
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-14-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,509
Posted By Soarandtow
Still not sure which prop to go with

Rv9 lycoming 0320 hp est 187
Selmas ? Pushes me toward the ground adjustable whirlwind without the rpm restrition of the sensenich. I also hear the Cato prop works very well. Any thoughts of which...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-18-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By Soarandtow
Thx Yes my plans are old 2000 start date I...

Thx
Yes my plans are old 2000 start date
I acquired project feb this year.
Thx again
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-18-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By Soarandtow
Rudder rod end bearing starting dim.

As per the instruction the dim should be on page 7 of the drawings but I can seem to find it.
I have the rudder mounted and I am very pleased with it.
Just want to compair the plans to what I have...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-18-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 895
Posted By Soarandtow
Rudder rod end bearing starting dim.

As per the instruction the dim should be on page 7 of the drawings but I can seem to find it.
I have the rudder mounted and I am very pleased with it.
Just want to compair the plans to what I have...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-18-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,488
Posted By Soarandtow
RV9 rudder

I am installing the same rod ends on my 9 rudder 14s at top and mid. 16 on the bottom.
My problem is I don't see any starting dim for the rod ends on my plans page 7 as the instructions say to use...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-15-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By Soarandtow
Vans wiring harness kit

Has anyone installed one of the kits.
Any thoughts on them.
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-15-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,845
Posted By Soarandtow
Thanks to all for the replies. I now have temp....

Thanks to all for the replies.
I now have temp. mounted hs and vs. on to the moving parts.
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-10-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,845
Posted By Soarandtow
Thx Did you bolt the front spar down?

Thx
Did you bolt the front spar down?
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-07-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,845
Posted By Soarandtow
Installing the horizontal RV-9

I have the front spare drilled and bolted.
Slide the 11/32 bit under the rear and clamping down makes the rear spare lower than the front by a few mm. I'm measuring at the most rear and most forward...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,885
Posted By Soarandtow
Small world

Hey Pierre
It's been a few years seeing you at the AG conventions I'm managing a facility for Prime Turbines in Wynne AR and not so much in sales now.
Who could for get you though.
I just had a 0470...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-02-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,777
Posted By Soarandtow
Thanks

One pice is what I thought. Dose it need to be t6 our will local soft aal work ok
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-01-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,777
Posted By Soarandtow
Part ?

Dwg24A is the F-703B angle 1 pice @ 42 3/16 or 2 pices @ 21 3/32
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-19-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By Soarandtow
Rudder pedal placement

I'm 5'9" and just abut to plumb the brake lines wanted to konw if I should start out with the peddles full aft to give plenty of line slack if that's where the end up for my fit
Rv9
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-12-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,630
Posted By Soarandtow
Thanks Pete That's realy good to know I asked Van...

Thanks Pete
That's realy good to know
I asked Van and got no response
Congrats on the pink slip
I have a ways to go, just bought a 9A airframe 75% converting to a 9 had a 0235 core and decided to...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-09-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,630
Posted By Soarandtow
RV-9 O320-E3D install

Has anyone installed one?
Thoughts
Issues
Recommendations
I have found a 1st run core at a low cost if it's any good
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-05-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,215
Posted By Soarandtow
O or IO

Which would be best the IO 320 or the O 320?
What have most installed
Likes and dislikes
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-09-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,374
Posted By Soarandtow
Bill I have been reading your build site with...

Bill
I have been reading your build site with great pleasure until the net stopped working lol
It's great you took so much time and sheared with others.
Had a question on the mechanal fuel pump as...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-08-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,374
Posted By Soarandtow
Thanks Bill

Thanks Bill
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-05-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,374
Posted By Soarandtow
Thanks for the prop options, has anyone used...

Thanks for the prop options, has anyone used either on a9 with the 235?
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-05-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,374
Posted By Soarandtow
Thanks I have purchased a mostly built 9a and...

Thanks
I have purchased a mostly built 9a and plan to go to a 9 with it and a 0235 power plant
Catto gave me a quick reply for a prop option.
As I have been told by vans guy Joe Blank it will be like...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-04-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,374
Posted By Soarandtow
What prop to use

Wanted info on RV-9 with lyc 0235 what are the prop options
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