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Forum: RV-14 08-25-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,980
Posted By Qui
I have posted some pictures on my builders log of...

I have posted some pictures on my builders log of the center console. Although my log is not that good, the pictures maybe of help to anyone thinking about a console. Here's a link you can copy:
...
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,980
Posted By Qui
I bought the RV-14 ANDAIR TO AFP RETROFIT (Air...

I bought the RV-14 ANDAIR TO AFP RETROFIT (Air Flow Performance) from Aircraft Specialty and I installed it along with the fuel filter mod that puts the filter outside of the cockpit into the wing...
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,980
Posted By Qui
I did attach the console to the flap motor cover...

I did attach the console to the flap motor cover and to the bottom of the panel. Very rigid
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,980
Posted By Qui
I am devoting this week to finishing my builders...

I am devoting this week to finishing my builders log and will try to post more info and pics of the console. As for cable lengths, I will list the lengths but it would be better for you to measure...
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,980
Posted By Qui
The airplane is complete, just starting the...

The airplane is complete, just starting the DAR/FAA paperwork. My wife and I have sat in it together many times and don't feel cramped at all (We are not small by any means). It feels very natural...
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,980
Posted By Qui
Center Console

My first attempt at attaching a picture.
I have installed a center console in my RV14. Although
I haven't flown it yet, there seems to be enough leg room for
both my wife and I....
Forum: RV-14 04-28-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By Qui
Problem solved. 2 solutions 1- I used shielded...

Problem solved. 2 solutions 1- I used shielded wire for the strobe power and ground then test routed it behind the rear spar. Vans said no problem drilling a pass through hole if I decided to go...
Forum: RV-14 04-24-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By Qui
The lights were grounded on a rib but I have...

The lights were grounded on a rib but I have temporarily changed that direct the
main ground bus bar (had no effect). I have now run a temporary shielded wire (strobe & sync) and it cut half the...
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By Qui
Works fine with the nav lights but fails badly...

Works fine with the nav lights but fails badly with the strobes. I may have to relocate it behind the baggage area
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,338
Posted By Qui
Congrats! Beautiful airplane

Congrats! Beautiful airplane
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By Qui
GMU-22 interference

I have a GMU-22 magnetometer installed in my left wing. Since I used vans wiring harness, I purchased Whelen's LED strobe/nav lights so that I wouldn't have to run an extra shielded wire. Anyone else...
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By Qui
I just bled my brakes with a Matco parking brake...

I just bled my brakes with a Matco parking brake installed also. It was a new installation and done the same as you described. No issues whatsoever, less than 10 minutes.
Forum: RV-14 12-13-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,166
Posted By Qui
Thanks for the reply's

Thanks for the reply's
Forum: RV-14 12-12-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,166
Posted By Qui
Wing attachment

For those that have already attached their wings, Is there any problem with mounting the wings to the fuselage without
attaching the flaps first? Thanks
Forum: RV-14 11-02-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 34,943
Posted By Qui
I'm sure this isn't the issue causing the higher...

I'm sure this isn't the issue causing the higher oil temps but after reading about higher temps with the wheel fairings off (less airflow) I thought I should mention this just in case. When I thought...
Forum: RV-14 05-17-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,799
Posted By Qui
Thanks for the responses

Thanks for the responses
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,799
Posted By Qui
Firewall pass through

I am installing a center console requiring custom throttle cables etc. I have decided to add another firewall pass through for at least a couple of these cables and was wondering where the best place...
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,954
Posted By Qui
Perfect thanks

Perfect thanks
Forum: RV-14 04-22-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,954
Posted By Qui
Did anyone come up with the answer to the...

Did anyone come up with the answer to the original question? I am at the same point and need to know what colored wires go in what numbered holes Thanks
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By Qui
I bought the wiring harness from Vans. It sticks...

I bought the wiring harness from Vans. It sticks out 15" on the left and 14 1/2 on the right. Haven't attached the wings yet, so I don't know if it's too much or not
Forum: RV-14 02-20-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,162
Posted By Qui
VJO If you text me at (847)477-8663 I will send...

VJO If you text me at (847)477-8663 I will send you a picture of my center console/throttle set up that I am finishing up.
Forum: RV-14 02-17-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,044
Posted By Qui
FYI I ordered my stock Lyc 390 and prop on...

FYI I ordered my stock Lyc 390 and prop on 10/31/19 and received my engine on Feb 13. 3 1/2 months is not too bad
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-28-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,367
Posted By Qui
I just installed the custom fuel hose and...

I just installed the custom fuel hose and hydraulic line assemblies offered by Aircraft Specialty LLC for my RV14. Awesome company and great customer service! I am now going to use them for my...
Forum: RV-14 05-30-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,983
Posted By Qui
I have used Old Dominion and ABF to deliver my...

I have used Old Dominion and ABF to deliver my kits and they have been excellent. Because of continuous issues with FED EX over the last several years, I avoid them at all costs
Forum: RV-14 11-11-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,274
Posted By Qui
I'm gone till the 16th. If you haven't got one by...

I'm gone till the 16th. If you haven't got one by then, I will send one when I get back
Forum: RV-14 11-05-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,062
Posted By Qui
I called Van's today due to receiving a bag a...

I called Van's today due to receiving a bag a 470-7's vs the labeled 470-5's. They said they were aware of this and everyone would be getting the missing -5's shortly
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,944
Posted By Qui
I thought I would have time this afternoon to...

I thought I would have time this afternoon to inventory most of the box but it will take me at least twice as long as the empenage kit due to the amount of parts. Here is a pic of most of the parts...
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,944
Posted By Qui
Thanks. Here is a test photo. I will take more...

Thanks. Here is a test photo. I will take more detailed pics tomorrowhttp://i58.tinypic.com/339kjt3.jpg
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,944
Posted By Qui
Just got my fuselage kit. I will start the...

Just got my fuselage kit. I will start the inventory tomorrow, so far it appears undamaged. I asked Vans to use Old Dominion for shipping because they have been very good so far. Shipping was $204...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,742
Posted By Qui
As an option for future builders, I re-routed the...

As an option for future builders, I re-routed the wire instead and ended up with several extra inches of wire vs being short. Since it is just the elev trim wires , I ran them up the center floor...
Forum: RV-14 09-01-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,257
Posted By Qui
Factory Tour/ Demo Flight

Went to the Van's factory Thursday to take the tour and get a ride in the RV 14 for the first time. My overall impression of Van's and the RV
14 itself were very positive. All of the employees I came...
Forum: RV-14 04-07-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,074
Posted By Qui
I know you have to buy at least one kit section,...

I know you have to buy at least one kit section, I'm not sure if you have to buy the rest. I just told him my situation and said it wasn't a problem
Forum: RV-14 04-07-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,074
Posted By Qui
I just spoke with "Bruce" at Van's and he said...

I just spoke with "Bruce" at Van's and he said that I would still be eligible to buy an engine at their pricing even though I bought my wings already complete from another builder. ( Since it is now...
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,074
Posted By Qui
IO 390 pricing on Vans site

Sun n Fun special is 33.5k or 32k if bundled w/prop.
Forum: RV-14 03-01-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,786
Posted By Qui
Checked my rudder after reading this post and...

Checked my rudder after reading this post and although there is some oil canning, it is less than that of my C 172 rudder.
Forum: RV-14 03-01-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,894
Posted By Qui
As a first time builder of a RV, I guess I got...

As a first time builder of a RV, I guess I got lucky. I used the 3M tape and followed the plans as written. Rudder trailing edge is straight as an arrow and no twisting at all. I thought the tape was...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,105
Posted By Qui
I called Vans support because I had already...

I called Vans support because I had already followed/completed the early instructions. I ended up removing the middle 2 rivets and counter sinking the holes to fit flush rivets instead of the 470's....
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,105
Posted By Qui
There is a revision to this step on the Vans site.

There is a revision to this step on the Vans site.
Forum: RV-14 11-02-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 113,085
Posted By Qui
I bought Scott Hersha's RV -14 wings. I now have...

I bought Scott Hersha's RV -14 wings. I now have kit# 140016 and have received the empennage package from Vans.
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