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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-04-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,167
Posted By William
Yes…but I didn’t pay $300 for them; I found mine...

Yes…but I didn’t pay $300 for them; I found mine second hand on ebay. With the raychem tool the mechanical connection of the wires and the strain relief provided by the shrink tubing provide a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-30-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,167
Posted By William
Hi Edmondthx1138 I applaud you for reaching out...

Hi Edmondthx1138 I applaud you for reaching out for advice; as others have stated those are not something you want to be putting in your aircraft. The following are a bit pricey but they are about...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-20-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By William
Yes as Richard pointed out above the wingtips can...

Yes as Richard pointed out above the wingtips can be mounted while the wing is in the cradle and the ailerons pinned in the neutral position and I misspoke when I stated the wing had to be mounted. ...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-19-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By William
And just to take what was said above one step...

And just to take what was said above one step further the wingtips should be mounted after the ailerons have been rigged and pinned in the neutral position. All of these can be done during final...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-17-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,653
Posted By William
An interesting note is on the second graph at the...

An interesting note is on the second graph at the 00:30:00 minute mark the decrease in EGT and CHT didn’t follow all cylinders; cylinder #4 temp remained without a drop off.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-26-2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,653
Posted By William
I agree with Bob above; I would guess a sticking...

I agree with Bob above; I would guess a sticking exhaust valve on at least one of your cylinders. Here’s a thread here on Vansairforce that goes into a little more depth on this. ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-11-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By William
Is it possible pins 7&8 on connector tb273 got...

Is it possible pins 7&8 on connector tb273 got mixed up with pin 7&8 on connector j271? Pins 7&8 on connector j271 are for power and ground for the gad27. When you power your system up does the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-11-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By William
Pin 7 & 8 goes to the positive and negative on...

Pin 7 & 8 goes to the positive and negative on the actual flap motor….one to the positive and the other to the negative

Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-11-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By William
Do you have pin#6 on the gad27 connected to...

Do you have pin#6 on the gad27 connected to ground? This is the ground for the flap motor.

Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,867
Posted By William
Hi Jason on a newly overhauled engine you want to...

Hi Jason on a newly overhauled engine you want to be careful not to get your cht’s above 350 degrees during ground runs; anything higher and you are at a high risk of glazing the cylinder walls. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,867
Posted By William
Are both ignitions timed to fire at TDC for #1...

Are both ignitions timed to fire at TDC for #1 cylinder? Typical spark for a Lycoming IO-540-D4A5 is 25 degrees before TDC for #1 cylinder.

Bill
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-30-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By William
Don’t forget to bond in the upper inlet ramps as...

Don’t forget to bond in the upper inlet ramps as they are needed for proper cooling. These ramps will most likely cover part of that recess; and yes fill in what needs filled once you get the upper...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-06-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,451
Posted By William
Hi Bill what type of moisture protection does the...

Hi Bill what type of moisture protection does the generator and regulator have?

Thanks
Bill D
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,670
Posted By William
Thanks Johan….Those colors really pop! Bill

Thanks Johan….Those colors really pop!

Bill
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,670
Posted By William
Hi Johan your RV-10 is a work of art, looks...

Hi Johan your RV-10 is a work of art, looks great! What paint was used? I painted my RV-10 myself and took a much simpler scheme then yours but our colors used appear to be close; I used jetglo...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,906
Posted By William
Thanks everyone for your responses…registration...

Thanks everyone for your responses…registration is being sent in.



Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,906
Posted By William
Hi Bill I checked the instructions from the EAA...

Hi Bill I checked the instructions from the EAA and they show the aircraft manufacturer as the builders name on the 8050-1 and 8050-2. I’m gonna send it in as is and see what happens. I can see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,906
Posted By William
Thanks Rob for the explanation; makes sense. ...

Thanks Rob for the explanation; makes sense.

Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,906
Posted By William
Registration question…

Hope today finds you well..! I’m beginning the process of registering my RV-10 and upon receiving the 8050-2 (bill of sale) from Vansaircraft under the aircraft manufacturer sub heading they (vans...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-17-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,871
Posted By William
Hi Jesse I hope you’re doing well! When I...

Hi Jesse I hope you’re doing well! When I installed a efii system32 on my RV-10 I noticed the spark plugs supplied were such that the tips were screw on instead of solid. Is it possible that the...
Forum: COMM 01-09-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,119
Posted By William
Do you by chance have the volume turned down on...

Do you by chance have the volume turned down on the GTR200?

Bill
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-26-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By William
After more research on this I believe I figured...

After more research on this I believe I figured it out. See here. https://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1011&context=auto_pres
So it appears the Honda alternator will work...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-26-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By William
Thank you BillL for your help. Bill

Thank you BillL for your help.

Bill
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-25-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By William
Only reason I prefer to get a alternator with 3...

Only reason I prefer to get a alternator with 3 terminal plus the b lead is I read a post from Ross Farham (RV6ejguy) that he recommends the 3 terminal as apposed to the 4 terminal ; I know he is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-24-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,796
Posted By William
Denso alternator 2100208 question....

Hi I would like to purchase a denso 2100208 alternator for use in my Rv10. The mounting and amperage output of this alternator will work nicely for my application but I prefer it to have the 3...
Forum: RV-10 10-09-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,423
Posted By William
This is a welcome update...! I have always seen...

This is a welcome update...! I have always seen the matco axle assembly for the nose draggers a requirement and this design duplicates the results of the matco axle. Glad to see it standard in the...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-13-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,391
Posted By William
Hi Jesse I know Roman Scarfo really well. I was...

Hi Jesse I know Roman Scarfo really well. I was watching flightaware when the plane disappeared off radar. I contacted Niko and asked if he could call Haram as Romans phone was going straight to...
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,389
Posted By William
That is very interesting, Mike. Do you recall...

That is very interesting, Mike. Do you recall if the test airplane was a stock compression engine? Do you happen to have a link to the test?

Thanks
Bill
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,389
Posted By William
Rv-10 with no mufflers..?

Hi everyone I’m in the final stages of finishing my Rv10 project and I’m curious if anyone is flying their Rv10 without mufflers. I know on the rv6a I built there were no mufflers standard on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-07-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,404
Posted By William
Hi Paul your temperatures are not out of line...

Hi Paul your temperatures are not out of line from the norm for a engine not fully broken in. It’s also really normal to have to really trim down those front cylinder air dams to get the cylinders...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-14-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,560
Posted By William
Thanks Tim for the response....this is definitely...

Thanks Tim for the response....this is definitely a possibility. Glad to hear the 70amp alternator is able to handle the load.

Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-13-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,560
Posted By William
Hi Emsvitil thanks for your response. I’ve got a...

Hi Emsvitil thanks for your response. I’ve got a full size backup battery Connected directly to my engine bus that is charged by the single on board alternator. A proper sized shottky diode keeps...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-13-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,560
Posted By William
Thanks Hgerhardt for your help! Bill

Thanks Hgerhardt for your help!

Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-13-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,560
Posted By William
Thanks Hgerhardt I’ll look into this; you’re...

Thanks Hgerhardt I’ll look into this; you’re solidworks picture didn’t come through. Could you email me a picture? 🙂. Flyhigh77777@gmail.com

Thanks
Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-13-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,560
Posted By William
Hi Hgerhardt thanks for the response... I...

Hi Hgerhardt thanks for the response... I understand the amp output of the alternator is going to be lower at the lower rpms. A 3” pulley will help some, of course with the probability of a lower...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-12-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,560
Posted By William
Hi Larry, I’m not convinced I need the 80amp...

Hi Larry,

I’m not convinced I need the 80amp alternator either, but it would definitely give a good buffer. In my RV6A I have the ND 1987 samarai alternator and it’s been flawless. I think I’ll...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-11-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,560
Posted By William
80 amp Nippondenso alternator...which one fits?

Hi everyone I’ve got a electrically dependent RV-10 with EFII and air conditioning. Because of this I’m in need of a alternator capable of at least 80amps. Does anyone have any first hand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,246
Posted By William
Are the elevator control stops installed? If so...

Are the elevator control stops installed? If so one solution would be to readjust the elevator push rods to change the position of the stick slightly. If you move the neutral point of the control...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,288
Posted By William
I have noticed this as well.

I have noticed this as well.
Forum: RV-10 06-19-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By William
For me I just like the way the 375hrt looks. ...

For me I just like the way the 375hrt looks. Also Whirlwind stated to me on the phone that they expect performance (top speed) to be Equal or greater than the standard Hartzell blended airfoil...
Forum: RV-10 06-18-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By William
Anyone have a Whirlwind 375HRT Prop on a RV10

Hi I?ve got a RV-10 I?m finishing and I?m 95% convinced I?m going with the Whirlwind 375HRT prop. Anyone with a RV10 with one of these props installed? Looking to see a picture or 2.

Thanks
Bill
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By William
Hi Brett aircraft spruce is a good place to buy...

Hi Brett aircraft spruce is a good place to buy small pieces of alclad 2024-t3 aluminum. https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/mepages/alumsheet_2024t3.php

Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By William
Stewart transport is a great company to use.

Stewart transport is a great company to use.
Forum: ADS-B 04-11-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,562
Posted By William
Garmin GTX 33ES integration issue with G3x touch

I’m finishing up a complete G3x install on my RV10 and I’m having a problem getting my gtx 33es to talk properly to my G3x or gtn625. I’ve wired the transponder per the diagram in the G3x touch...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By William
No damage will occur if you don’t connect the...

No damage will occur if you don’t connect the blue wire to the red wire. The only thing that will happen if a servo speed control is not installed is the servo will not work as it won’t have power....
Forum: Rocket 01-16-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,381
Posted By William
No doubt he had his guardian angel watching over...

No doubt he had his guardian angel watching over him!
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-24-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By William
All the avionics are using the same grounding...

All the avionics are using the same grounding point.

Thanks
Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-24-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By William
Yes all audio wires are 22gauge multi conductor...

Yes all audio wires are 22gauge multi conductor shielded wiring and the shields terminating at the audio panel only. Yes one of the conductors (lo) goes to the audio lo pin on the audio panel. ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-24-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By William
Thanks Jon! We will get to the bottom of this! ...

Thanks Jon! We will get to the bottom of this!

Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-24-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By William
Thanks Bob for the response! I will see what...

Thanks Bob for the response! I will see what happens with the antenna exchange and if that fails that is my next course of action.

Thanks
Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-24-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By William
Hi Steve thanks for responding! The humming...

Hi Steve thanks for responding! The humming occurs almost constantly with or without a transmit or receive. But becomes even worse upon the autopilot being activated. The original antenna wiring...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-24-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By William
Hi Joe thanks for the response! Those pins are...

Hi Joe thanks for the response! Those pins are all not connected as we are running a audio panel.

Thanks
Bill
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-23-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By William
Audio noise issue questions

Hi everyone I have a plane I?m working on that just under went a complete G3x panel upgrade with all accompanying boxes including a gtr200 on com1, Sl30 on com2, gtx375, and a pma7000b audio panel. ...
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 829
Views: 807,750
Posted By William
Hi Larry your RV10 looks great! Do you happen...

Hi Larry your RV10 looks great! Do you happen to have any pictures of the paint booth you built? I?m about to paint my rv10 project in my 3 car garage but still thinking on how to setup a booth. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-09-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,522
Posted By William
Do you know if your oil pickup tube is attached...

Do you know if your oil pickup tube is attached to the lower face of the accessory housing? Most older Lycoming o-320s use this type of pickup. perhaps the safety wire was not installed and the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-09-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,522
Posted By William
Have you removed the oil pressure relief valve...

Have you removed the oil pressure relief valve and inspected for debris under the ball?

Bill
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-01-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,899
Posted By William
At full power at 8000 DA you should be able to...

At full power at 8000 DA you should be able to produce 2700 rpms at full throttle leaned to peak power. Seems you?re overpitched.

Bill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,446
Posted By William
Hiya Josh you probably are aware of this, but...

Hiya Josh you probably are aware of this, but your cylinder #3 EGT is reading 300 degrees colder then the rest. Beautiful panel!

Bill
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-23-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,865
Posted By William
Was the plug wires installed prior to the issue? ...

Was the plug wires installed prior to the issue? When you retimed the mags did you make sure to rotate the prop past the timing degree to get the impulse cupling to snap before setting timing? On...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-23-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,865
Posted By William
Any chance the plug wires were run to the wrong...

Any chance the plug wires were run to the wrong cylinders, have you checked your mag timing? At the time the issue appeared was any work done just prior?

Bill
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-14-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,080
Posted By William
When you say the valve lash was way off, how so? ...

When you say the valve lash was way off, how so? A open valve will definitely have a effect on performance.

Bill
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-09-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,548
Posted By William
A sinking carb float could be another cause of...

A sinking carb float could be another cause of your symptoms. Do you know if your carb has the blue composite float? There have been issues of the previous floats sinking and a mandatory...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,088
Posted By William
Hence the reason I stated. ?Unless you had a...

Hence the reason I stated. ?Unless you had a tailwind?. 👍
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,088
Posted By William
Be very careful here! You are above VNE, unless...

Be very careful here! You are above VNE, unless you had a tailwind of course.
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