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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By stneki
Sky-Tec 149 NL starter

I am looking to replace my Sky-Tec LS starter. I have had to replace the solenoid twice now within 220 hours. Ordered a 149 NL from Aircraft Spruce today and they added another charge of $212.00 for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By stneki
Sam James Cowling

I have a Sam James Cowling on my RV7A. With this Michigan winter my cylinders are way too cold. I am looking for some type of air flow restrictor that I can insert into the inlet rings. Any help with...
Forum: Propellers 01-31-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By stneki
I had the same exact experience with Tiffin. Very...

I had the same exact experience with Tiffin. Very good people to work with.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 473
Posted By stneki
Vans Gascolator

I have the firewall mounted gascolator from Vans and I need replacement screens. Aircraft Spruce shows a 74 or a 120 micron screen. Does anybody know which one is the correct one.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-20-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,577
Posted By stneki
Crank seal

Lycoming now recommends Dow 737 Neutral Cure Sealant. This is what I have used in the past and I have never had any problems.
Forum: Autopilots 10-14-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By stneki
Thank you for your help. I will give it a try.

Thank you for your help. I will give it a try.
Forum: Autopilots 10-12-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By stneki
I did try to change the trim but it did not make...

I did try to change the trim but it did not make much difference in the rocking.
Forum: Autopilots 10-12-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,059
Posted By stneki
GRT SX driving a Trutrack Vizion 385

With the GRT SX controlling a Vizion 385 in heading mode I constantly get a wing rock and the stick is constantly moving. Looking for suggestions on how to adjust or make changes to the settings.
Forum: Reviews 06-30-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,353
Posted By stneki
Lightspeed Hadset

I had the same issue. Headsets was never left out in the sun or in a hot cockpit. Alcohol will take the goo off.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,148
Posted By stneki
GRT

In my case it did. GRT suggested I give that a try and it eliminated the problem. I switched to a different USB stick and I have not had any other problems.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-07-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,148
Posted By stneki
GRT

I had a similar problem and in my case it had to do with the USB drive that I always keep plugged into the back.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-04-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,829
Posted By stneki
Plane Power

Mine only lasted 125 hours. Switched to a B&C and wish I started out with one during my build.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-26-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,498
Posted By stneki
The scary part is there are A&P that due not know...

The scary part is there are A&P that due not know about the suction screens.
Forum: GPS 01-17-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,575
Posted By stneki
Before spending your hard earned money you may...

Before spending your hard earned money you may want to check with Garmin. I believe these older units are no longer supported by Garmin and there is currently no know repair options available.
Forum: RV-10 01-02-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,695
Posted By stneki
Red color is no longer recommended. Blue or green

Red color is no longer recommended. Blue or green
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-19-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By stneki
I had the same issue. The spot welds were poorly...

I had the same issue. The spot welds were poorly done on my RV7A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By stneki
I am trying to clean off 8 years of dirt, finger...

I am trying to clean off 8 years of dirt, finger print and splashed drinks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By stneki
Cleaning Powder Coated Intrument panel

What is a good cleaner to use on the instrument panel? Mine is powder coated.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By stneki
I believe the older version that is I longer...

I believe the older version that is I longer supported by the cellular network is 2G. If you have this version you will need to update your switch box or explore other options
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,441
Posted By stneki
Vans lower cowl louvers

Has anybody installed the new Vans louvre kit? How was the installation and what affect on airspeed and temps?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,216
Posted By stneki
They are the ones from...

They are the ones from https://www.rvplasticparts.com/.

Thank you for your help. I already have the one from Allen at Anti Splat Aero.
One of the concerns I have with the system from Allen is the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,216
Posted By stneki
Gust Lock

I noticed at Oshkosh that several planes had a gust lock that had a rope and plastic holders for the empanage. The plastic was red. Does anybody have a source for this type of gust lock?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,184
Posted By stneki
One thing to consider on fixed pitch props is...

One thing to consider on fixed pitch props is that they normally can only reach about 2200 RPM. A .03 IPS balance does not mean a .03 balance at 2500 RPM.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By stneki
When I had mine overhauled I was told by several...

When I had mine overhauled I was told by several carb shops that only the factory was capable of flow testing. Mine ran about $880.00. You may want to consider changing out the aluminum fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By stneki
Only the renewal from the same underwriter which...

Only the renewal from the same underwriter which is Old Republic Aerospace.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By stneki
Also, Happy Easter to a wonderful group of people.

Also, Happy Easter to a wonderful group of people.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,624
Posted By stneki
Insurance Renewal

Ny insurance is up for renewal and I was paying $895.00. The new rate is $954.00. I have 600 hours with 160 hours in a RV7A. No instrument rating. Before I commit, what are most people seeing for...
Forum: Reviews 03-31-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By stneki
I have had the same great service. Good people

I have had the same great service. Good people
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By stneki
Found it and turned it on. I probably overlooked...

Found it and turned it on. I probably overlooked it several times looking for the setting. Thank you for your help.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By stneki
Grt Avionics Prompt for fuel.

I have a GRT SX and a EIS4000. Is there a way to set up the SX to prompt for fuel added. I normally use the EIS to update the fuel added but occasionally forget plus my EIS is not conveniently...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By stneki
Prop Balancing

Looking for somebody in MI preferrable the west side of state that has experiance doing prop balancing on RV aircraft. My local FBO does not seem interested.

Thanks

Steve
Forum: Propellers 01-06-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By stneki
Propeller Repair

I have a metal Sensenich that I would like to have a good propeller shop check over. I am located in western Michigan. Any suggestions of who I should contact?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,961
Posted By stneki
Vibration

I have 125 hours on my RV7A with an Aero Sport 0-360 ECI engine. The prop is a Sensenich metal prop purchased through Vans. During take off and level flight I have a vibration. When decending it is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By stneki
In my opinion. Nothing. I would go with a B&C

In my opinion. Nothing. I would go with a B&C
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,280
Posted By stneki
End of life

With more and more of my friends passing on I have been thinking of how I should instruct my wife or remaining family on the handling of the sale of my RV7A if I should unexpectedly go West. Any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By stneki
GRT and ACK E-04 ELT

I am trying to use the internal gps on my HS Sport to feed gps data to a ACK E-04 ELT with no luck. I fabricated the test tool specified in the instructions for ACK and I am not get any light or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By stneki
Sam James Holy Cowl and Plenum

On my RV7A I have the Sam James cowl and plunum. I noticed that I am getting some rubbing between the plenum and the cowl on the top left side. Without doing a major alteration is it possible to heat...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-14-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,756
Posted By stneki
I am currently using one of these I purchased I...

I am currently using one of these I purchased I believe off Amazon or Ebay. I paid $115.00. Works good with AT&T SIM card. It would also work with T-Mobile but I do not have T-Mobile service in my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,756
Posted By stneki
I do have 2G unit that works on T-Mobile that I...

I do have 2G unit that works on T-Mobile that I not using due to no T-Mobile reception in my area.
Forum: Steam Gauges 12-29-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,024
Posted By stneki
Helped install the same one in a Warrior. We...

Helped install the same one in a Warrior. We could never get it callibrated. It turned out we over adjusted it and it had to go back for repairs.
Forum: ADS-B 09-17-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,673
Posted By stneki
I was not aware that Navworx would communicate...

I was not aware that Navworx would communicate with Foreflight.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,317
Posted By stneki
Plane Power Alternator problem

http://i65.tinypic.com/50ns6p.jpg

Need help. Looks like the adhesive gave out on the back of the over voltage modual. What should I use to reattach and what orientation should I use?

Thanks. Steve
Forum: Reviews 05-14-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,663
Posted By stneki
Insurance Renewal

My insurance is up for renewal and Falcon included a quote from Old Republic for $951.00 which is considerable less than what I was paying with AIG. Has anybody had any experience with Old...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,666
Posted By stneki
Thank you for your help. I will place an order...

Thank you for your help. I will place an order for one.

Steve
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,666
Posted By stneki
Transponder Antenna

Has anybody had any experience with this low drag transponder antenna?
http://www.deltapopaviation.com/Ultra_Low_Drag_Transponder_Antenna.html

Thanks. Steve
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,697
Posted By stneki
Thank you for the replies. My compressions are...

Thank you for the replies. My compressions are also 78/80 and I am also using oil at one quart per eight hours. This is more than I care for and in addition I am running higher oil temps and my oil...
Forum: Reviews 11-17-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,161
Posted By stneki
Fluid Lines

I just wanted to put in a plug for TS Flightlines. They did several fuel lines for me and the work was very nicely done and fast. Very reasonable and I worked directly with Tom Swearengen the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,697
Posted By stneki
Cylinder Honing

Need help with a recommendation for a cylinder shop that can re-hone and set and install the piston rings for a ECI nickel cylinders. Apparently, despite my care breaking procedures, the rings did...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,363
Posted By stneki
ECI Nickel-Carbide Cylinder Honing

I am looking for recommendations for a cylinder shop that can hone and replace the rings on my 0-360 ECI Nickel-Carbide cylinders. I have only 60 hours on this engine and I am experiencing high oil...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-17-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 34,315
Posted By stneki
I will take four also. Thanks

I will take four also.
Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,158
Posted By stneki
Wow. Beautiful work. Thank you for the...

Wow. Beautiful work.

Thank you for the help.

Steve
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,158
Posted By stneki
Oil Cooler duct adapter

Need help locating a 3 inch to 4 inch adapter for the scat tubing for a firewall mounted oil cooler.

Thanks Steve
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 786
Posted By stneki
Oil Cooler duct adapter

Looking for an adapter from 3 inch to 4 inch for the scat tubing for a firewall mounted oil cooler. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks Steve
Forum: COMM 03-16-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,050
Posted By stneki
Thanks to the group. I followed the directions in...

Thanks to the group. I followed the directions in post number two and it fixed the problem. Makes me wonder about ICom.

Thanks. Steve
Forum: COMM 03-16-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By stneki
ICOM A 210

Need help with an Icom A 210. I had an issue with the squelch on it and sent it in to Icom for repair. They indicated they did a software update and some adjustments on the settings. Now after...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-01-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,640
Posted By stneki
I have had very good service from John Starks and...

I have had very good service from John Starks and his prices are excellent. He also wired up my avionics that I purchased elsewhere.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-22-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,629
Posted By stneki
Exhaust Valve

On my O-360 carb ECI engine I have about 25 hours since new. It has always been rough running. My GRT EIS shows a very erratic EGT on the # 4cylinder. I checked the exhaust valve with a bore scope...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By stneki
After speaking with the Tanis about my unusually...

After speaking with the Tanis about my unusually low cylinder temp they indicated that the sensor they use to supply are consistently read about 20 degrees low.

They no longer offer this type and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By stneki
The sensors came with the Tanis cylinder head...

The sensors came with the Tanis cylinder head heaters. This is the type that screw in the bottom of the cylinder head. I agree the oil temp is high and usually high oil temp goes along with high...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By stneki
Low indicated cylinder head temps

I am using a GRT 4000 EIFS and my indicated cylinder temps are around 300 degrees with an outside tempo of 70 degrees. My oil temp is around 220 plus degrees.

I am using the cylinder temp sensors...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-29-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,957
Posted By stneki
Aero Sport said they would send me the correct...

Aero Sport said they would send me the correct gasket. They indicated that the one installed was for an engine that had a oil screen. I really do not understand that as this is a new ECI engine built...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-29-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,957
Posted By stneki
My temps would go over 220 degrees at 55 % power...

My temps would go over 220 degrees at 55 % power at 70 degree air temp.

Steve
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-28-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,957
Posted By stneki
I have a two pipes exiting exhaust system. When...

I have a two pipes exiting exhaust system. When I sent Aero Sport Power the picture the tech guy said it should not make much difference but did say they would send a different gasket to try out. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-28-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,957
Posted By stneki
High Oil Temp

I am running a ECI O-360-A2A built by Aero Sport Power. I have about 20 hours on it in a RV7A and always have very high oil temperature. I have check most of the normal items that may cause this and...
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