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Forum: Midwest 03-02-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 499
Posted By exercise
Seeking hanger space in Boulder area March

Hi Guys,
I'll be bringing my RV4 up to Boulder/Longmont starting about 03/07 for about two weeks. Hoping for some hanger space. Happy to help the cause.
Forum: Midwest 12-24-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By exercise
Ride requested in Boulder, CO

Hi Guys,
My young friend is getting toward the end of his PHD studies at UC Boulder, CO and has noticed a few job opportunities where a pilot's license would be helpful for the research he hopes to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-16-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 631
Posted By exercise
New update for Electronic Ignition Commander

Hi Guys,

For those with the original*rounded front, base model EICommander, there is a new update that can be installed. It seems to be a bit more stable along with having a slightly different...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-04-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,839
Posted By exercise
Hi Dan, Your diagram showing the space we want to...

Hi Dan,
Your diagram showing the space we want to see is exactly what we want to see and I'll attempt to also upload my first photo to this message as well.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-28-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,839
Posted By exercise
Pmag gears

Hi Guys,
To continue with the recent rough runner thread, I brought the two Pmags to a very reputable aircraft repair facility in my area with the thought of replacing the old gear I had pulled off a...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-28-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,839
Posted By exercise
Rough runner and Pmags

Hi Guys,
During the second flight in a week, my recently rebuilt(90 hours) Lyc 320 E2A , dual Pmag, Airflow Performance Bendix FI, 8.5 pistons, engine started running rough after about 10 minutes...
Forum: RV-4 08-19-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,098
Posted By exercise
Sully, Check your private messages.

Sully,
Check your private messages.
Forum: Reviews 08-01-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 905
Posted By exercise
EI Commander

Two thumbs up for the EI Commander and the extraordinary assistance Bill Repucci has provided to me(and many others) as I have slowly learned the intricacies of these pmags not found in the manual. ...
Forum: RV-4 08-01-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 407,192
Posted By exercise
Fantastic offer! Thanks. private message sent.

Fantastic offer! Thanks. private message sent.
Forum: Southeast 07-06-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By exercise
Jacksonville, North Carolina airports

Hi Guys,
I'm hoping to visit my old Marine buddy that lives on north side of Jacksonville, North Carolina. Where would you suggest I park my RV4 for a day or two?
Forum: Aircraft Camping 06-27-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,200
Posted By exercise
Isle Airport pancake breakfast CANCELLED

Isle Airport Association directors met yesterday to discuss the pancake breakfast. We came to a unanimous decision:
Isle Airport Pancake Breakfast is Canceled for July 12, 2020.

Isle Airport will...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 06-26-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,200
Posted By exercise
Isle Airport, MN grass strip pancake breakfast/camping

Hi Guys,

Isle Airport in Isle, MN MY72 is having a pancake breakfast on 12 July with camping the day prior. All CDC guidelines will be followed. After a great deal of effort by local flyers AND the...
Forum: International 06-19-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By exercise
Brisbane ride for high schooler

Hi Gang, My buddies son is a senior in high school and has expressed interest in flying. He is just a great kid and comes from an extraordinary aviation family (not planes)even though his dad doesn't...
Forum: Midwest 09-11-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By exercise
KBDU hanger space this weekend

Hi Guys,
Weather permitting, I'm hoping to take my RV4 up to Boulder this weekend to visit my kid in school. Maybe Friday through Tuesday. Then off to Salida for a few more days. Any space would be...
Forum: Midwest 08-11-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By exercise
Boulder, CO overnights with RV4

Hi Guys,
I'm planning on visiting my kid that goes to school in Boulder this Tuesday or Wednesday for a few days and am wondering where is a good place to park it. She has a car so I can end up...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By exercise
A gentleman from GAMI sent me the...

A gentleman from GAMI sent me the archives:

https://web.archive.org/web/20120119070724/http://www.avweb.com/news/pelican/list.html

"Pelican's PEAK" Funny! That shows where my heads been at lately...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By exercise
Pelican's Peak articles gone?

Hi Guys,

The Pelican's Peak articles by John Deakin seem to have been removed from avweb.com Where can one review them now?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By exercise
I now have the plans. Thanks to all!

I now have the plans. Thanks to all!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By exercise
Alternate air Plans needed from Van's

Hi Guys,
I have all the Vans alternate air parts for vertical induction but lost the Vans plans. If anyone has the two pages(?) please send them my way. I can't find them on the Vans site.
Yup,...
Forum: RV-4 10-27-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By exercise
wing tank attach bolts/washer/nut

Hi Guys,

I can't find what hardware(bolt, washer(s) nut) to use to secure the fuselage bracket and tank attach angle in the leading edge wing root. Where in the plans(paper or disc) would it show...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-27-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By exercise
Dynon D10 EMS blinking press+temps prior start

Hi Guys,
With initial power up and prior to engine start, the D10 EMS has blinking fuel/oil pressure and cht/oil temps. I have tried to disable the alarms numerous times as per 5-3 of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 762
Posted By exercise
FS:wing tips,cables,496, other stuff

415 wingtips with nav lights attached, no nut plates. $300 (vans is $234 each)
Garmin 496 with extras. old data base $500
Trim cable RV-7/9 CT 23V42-DF-2-181 brand new $80 (Vans $149)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,854
Posted By exercise
Has anyone tried or heard of someone else using...

Has anyone tried or heard of someone else using clear wrap over polished aluminum so as to not have to polish anymore?
Forum: RV-4 02-16-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,262
Posted By exercise
This thread may provide some info. I also sent...

This thread may provide some info. I also sent you a private post.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=157810
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-24-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By exercise
Starter mount bolt-no washer?

Hi Guys,

The Lycoming manual 5-1 shows the starter mount bolt but no washer while the three nuts have flat and star washers. Am I seeing this correctly?...
Forum: Midwest 11-17-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By exercise
RV's in Salida over TG?

Hi Guys,

Rather than spending most of my time at the Vic with relatives, I'm hoping to poke around Kank in Salida during our Thanksgiving visit 20-28 Nov. If anyone is building or flying, please...
Forum: Autopilots 10-28-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,284
Posted By exercise
The Trutrak automatic pitch trim installation...

The Trutrak automatic pitch trim installation manual is has been recently updated to Revision I which shows the LED going to pin 7(short leg of the LED) and +12V(long leg) which according to Trutrak...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-18-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,829
Posted By exercise
I've tried filling the space with the tape and...

I've tried filling the space with the tape and other stuff but this link has the strain relief hoods I was thinking should be available.

...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-18-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,829
Posted By exercise
To continue this older thread with an add on...

To continue this older thread with an add on question...how does one snug up the wire bundle leaving the dsub shell? Most of my bundles are just a few wires and while they get adeled or fixed fairly...
Forum: Polishing your RV 08-29-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,014
Posted By exercise
clear wrap over polished aluminum?

Has anyone tried wrapping a freshly polished surface with clear wrap? Maybe that would end the constant work of keeping it shiny.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-23-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,279
Posted By exercise
Turns out that they are both...

Turns out that they are both spot.


https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NAB4RTV/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-23-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,279
Posted By exercise
I just purchased the same lights that Xkuzme1...

I just purchased the same lights that Xkuzme1 has(Amazon) and they don't fit with the flyleds skinnyboards I have. Let me know if you need two. I'll also put it on the for sale section.
Forum: Propellers 05-13-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By exercise
With the use of one custom spacer per...

With the use of one custom spacer per bolt(Hartzell recommends only one spacer per bolt) I am now able to have the full pitch blade not contact the rear bulkhead while also having at least one thread...
Forum: Propellers 05-10-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By exercise
To continue the story, the bolts that came with...

To continue the story, the bolts that came with my prop(see above) are AN6-43A and Vans C/S prop spinner installation instructions say that these bolts are the ones to be used if longer bolts are...
Forum: Propellers 05-06-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By exercise
C/S Spinner bulkhead spacers

Hi Guys,

I'm trying to have the Vans rear spinner bulkhead assembly not touch the Hartzell C2YL-1BF/F7663-4 C/S prop when I have it FULLY rotated(no oil in there) Prop manual discusses no more...
Forum: RV-4 04-18-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,863
Posted By exercise
That would be one way to do it but the Vans...

That would be one way to do it but the Vans drawings that came with my electric flap kit and the parts list indicate female bearings. Maybe Vans had their bearings inventoried incorrectly but they...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-15-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,279
Posted By exercise
Where would one go to purchase the RV4 wing tip...

Where would one go to purchase the RV4 wing tip assembly that Xkizme1 has? I'm ready to to the full LED swap and all his lights within one lens seems like a good way to go.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,178
Posted By exercise
What brand rattle can clear coat has worked well?...

What brand rattle can clear coat has worked well? The Rust Oleum product reviews at Home Depot are terrible for the matte finish clear coats.
Forum: RV-4 04-01-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,863
Posted By exercise
Electric flap bearing

Hi Guys,

DWG EF4-4 of the RV4 electric flap instructions shows Bearing F3414M which I imagine would have the 1/4 4130 threaded rod, also shown on that page, screwed into it. Googling "F3414M...
Forum: RV-4 02-21-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,391
Posted By exercise
About the only picture I took was of me grinning...

About the only picture I took was of me grinning during my FIRST RV takeoff
!!
Forum: RV-4 02-21-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,391
Posted By exercise
Using the Cloud Dancer plans Smokyray linked to...

Using the Cloud Dancer plans Smokyray linked to and the RV-4 Fastback Pics of Axel, I still can't tell if the sidewalls of the foot wells are to be riveted on the outside of the 90* bends in the V...
Forum: RV-4 12-20-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,326
Posted By exercise
Hi Guys, Send me your email addresses or phone...

Hi Guys,
Send me your email addresses or phone #'s and I'll send you a few pictures of the inlets of my 4. I didn't make them but they look like the others. 0601054@gmail.com
Forum: Tools 12-09-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,270
Posted By exercise
Hi Guys, I just cut my first panel using a Malco...

Hi Guys,

I just cut my first panel using a Malco hole cutter and each hole came out perfectly. Using a cordless drill, it took about 60 seconds per hole and is completely safe. I laid the panel down...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,687
Posted By exercise
Things did not go well with Deland Barnstormers...

Things did not go well with Deland Barnstormers for my RV4 move. Feel free to contact me for my experience.
Forum: RV-4 11-30-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,576
Posted By exercise
OK. In it goes. Where do I mount remote compass?

OK. In it goes. Where do I mount remote compass?
Forum: RV-4 11-29-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,576
Posted By exercise
Remote compass and Dynon D10A

Hi Guys,
A Dynon remote compass was included along with a D10A and D10 I purchased that was taken from another kind of aircraft. Do I need to install the remote compass in the RV4 I'm now wiring...
Forum: Web Site Development 11-21-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Sticky: FRAUD ALERT
Views: 68,965
Posted By exercise
Hi Guys, I've had two scam attempts in the last...

Hi Guys,

I've had two scam attempts in the last week for a WTB post I have here. kswin342 and cath sapp were the names. One guy sent me pictures of exactly what I wanted and at a fair price. I left...
Forum: Web Site Development 07-15-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Sticky: FRAUD ALERT
Views: 68,965
Posted By exercise
Along these lines, I recently had Kay Jay ...

Along these lines, I recently had Kay Jay Kayj785@gmail.com respond via private email to a WTB ad I posted and was happy to sell the item to me. I googled his name and bad things popped up on other...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-14-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,290
Posted By exercise
Yup. Service instruction No. 1435 covers the...

Yup. Service instruction No. 1435 covers the steel fittings and also has the part numbers for the various Lycoming models. I would have provided a link to it but don't know how on this forum.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-14-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,290
Posted By exercise
I finally got the correct oil line for my...

I finally got the correct oil line for my E2A(E1A) but was also preparing to bid on a Ridgid 606 bender off of ebay until it went over $100. The used oil line went for $90. The oil line for that...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-14-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,003
Posted By exercise
oil suction screen installation

Hi Guys,

This is my first time installing the oil suction screen(with crush washer) and I can't figure out why the screen won't just fall out of the plug when I screw in the plug. The tubular screen...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-11-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,290
Posted By exercise
Hi Terry, Maybe that is the way to go. I did all...

Hi Terry,

Maybe that is the way to go. I did all the aluminum tubing and that ended up looking almost above average. I did try to bend the steel tube I got but broke the bender. What kind do you use?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-10-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,290
Posted By exercise
prop governor oil line

Hi Guys,

What is the proper part # for a Lycoming 0-320 E2A prop governor oil line? I've purchased two lines and they both don't fit.

I see that an E2A is the same as an E1A and the E1A uses a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-27-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,594
Posted By exercise
Hi Ray, Thanks, but I have a O-320 E2A and my...

Hi Ray,

Thanks, but I have a O-320 E2A and my A+P buddy said that may be a bit different. Either way, the schematics are a big help to get me in the ball park. Still searching for a E2A though.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-23-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,594
Posted By exercise
online lycoming parts manual link

Hi Guys,

My link to a PDF Lycoming O-320 parts manual died recently and I can't find another online parts manual PDF with all the diagrams and such. I'd prefer not to purchase a book. Does anyone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,506
Posted By exercise
I also would not recommend Barnstormers.

I also would not recommend Barnstormers.
Forum: Propellers 12-04-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,237
Posted By exercise
fiberglass spinner C/S cut out

Hi Guys,

The template Hartzell sent me to cut out the 13" Vans fiberglass spinner for my HC-C2YL-1BF/F7663-4 2 bladed Constant speed 72" propeller is not for that prop. Another guy did not have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 740
Posted By exercise
Back bulkhead baffles

Hi Guys,

Two questions when installing the right and left back bulkhead baffles...

1. Vans directions say "Part 6 C/L flange should be under the part 7 flange to hold his area flat."

Part 7 is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By exercise
FWF and cable temperature limits

Hi Guys, Steinjager.com push pull cables are rated to 225 degrees. Is that ok for fwf in RV's? I trying to find a push pull for my RV4 governor that is about 37" long and they offer 10/32 ends for...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-07-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By exercise
Hi Gil, I've been looking at the link below...

Hi Gil,

I've been looking at the link below which shows what I'm wondering about. Yup, I got a universal kit with numerous gaskets that will be left...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-06-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By exercise
Lycoming oil filter base assy gasket

Hi Guys,

I'm about to install an oil filter base assembly on my i0-320 and the Lycoming manual picture shows one oil filter adaptor gasket (LW-12795) but the quantity per assembly has 2 needed. My...
Forum: RV-4 08-30-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,289
Posted By exercise
RV-4 prop governor cable routing

Hi Guys,

Searching brings up only one old discussion on how to route the prop governor but there are no pictures.

I have a pcu5000 on a IO-320 with Vans cable, white bracket, and cheaper throttle...
Forum: RV-4 04-25-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By exercise
Prop Governor and FW adjustment

Hi Guys,

I've searched the threads and still don't have an answer I quite understand regarding the need to change an existing FW when converting to a c/s prop. The salvage RV4 I have has a...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-22-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,488
Posted By exercise
Actual performance increase with EI/EFI

I'm strongly considering dual electronic ignition and electronic fuel injection for my O-320 E2A RV4 project that should be done in a few months. Does any one have real world before/after numbers...
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