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Forum: RV-6/6A Yesterday, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By gasman
Yes, but it can be used anytime....:D

Yes, but it can be used anytime....:D
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 01-15-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By gasman
YOU need this on your panel...

what would you use this switch for? What would your passenger think.......:eek:
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Forum: RV-6/6A 01-15-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By gasman
Another snip from section 15.. 21021

Another snip from section 15..
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Forum: RV-6/6A 01-15-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By gasman
More info..... 21016 21017 21018

More info.....
21016
21017
21018
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-15-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By gasman
Alignment holes and pins were used to lock each...

Alignment holes and pins were used to lock each bellcrank into position during rigging.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-15-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By gasman
Tighten switch nuts tool

You could use this with ring nuts and washer for a nice finished look.
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Forum: RV-6/6A 01-15-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,672
Posted By gasman
To start you off, Look for an alignment hole ...

To start you off, Look for an alignment hole drilled in the bellcrank. A drill bit is placed in the hole to lock the 2 bellcranks in position with the bellcrank support. If you can't get the second...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-15-2022, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By gasman
NOW, that is a great suggestion.....:)

NOW, that is a great suggestion.....:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2022, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By gasman
For the same reason so many people celebrated the...

For the same reason so many people celebrated the 21st. century on Jan 1, 2000.......:eek:
Forum: Painting your RV 01-11-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,530
Posted By gasman
Here is one .... 20858

Here is one .... 20858
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-07-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By gasman
Even cheaper if you hurry........

Even cheaper if you hurry..... https://www.ebay.com/itm/331804218018?_trkparms=amclksrc%3DITM%26aid%3D1110018%26algo%3DHOMESPLICE.COMPLISTINGS
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-07-2022, 01:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,658
Posted By gasman
I wonder if Klaus knows about...

I wonder if Klaus knows about that.......:rolleyes:
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-07-2022, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By gasman
Sounds like the gauges are reading resistance in...

Sounds like the gauges are reading resistance in the master solenoid... dirty contacts.

Why don't you try running a temporary dedicated power wire to your fuel gauges and see if they stabilize....
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-07-2022, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By gasman
I made this simple fixture from a piece of 3/8 X...

I made this simple fixture from a piece of 3/8 X 3/4 aluminum bar. It can be placed in a vise and squeezed to crimp. Or you can crimp it with a rounded bar and a hammer.

The small hole (now filled)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,157
Posted By gasman
Or your finger over the end of a straw from Mc...

Or your finger over the end of a straw from Mc Donald's. Or a syringe FREE at Wal Mart pharmacy.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-05-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By gasman
Not to sound like Mel, but I have used this tire...

Not to sound like Mel, but I have used this tire for over 43 years with NO balance problem.

Just make sure you purchase a round profile.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-04-2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By gasman
On my RV6A, the GOODYEAR FLIGHT SPECIAL II TIRE...

On my RV6A, the GOODYEAR FLIGHT SPECIAL II TIRE 5.00-5 6 PLY 505C61-8 work great. They are about $114.00 each. With an aircraft under 2500# gross, this is all you need for a very good...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-03-2022, 12:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,096
Posted By gasman
I remember back when D.R. gave Stein "The...

I remember back when D.R. gave Stein "The Finger"...:D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-01-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By gasman
That really depends on how it is set up.

That really depends on how it is set up.
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-30-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By gasman
No. There are some changes to the parts and...

No. There are some changes to the parts and installation. The RV6 sheets above are what you get in the 6 kit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,416
Posted By gasman
And one household owns almost 1/2 of those.....:o

And one household owns almost 1/2 of those.....:o
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-28-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By gasman
What happens to the extra reach of the new plug...

What happens to the extra reach of the new plug when installed in the head??
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-28-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 20,169
Posted By gasman
That's what I would expect.

That's what I would expect.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-27-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,612
Posted By gasman
Works great..........

Works great....... https://store.vansaircraft.com/oil-pressure-switch-ie-spdt-pres-15-sw.html
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-27-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By gasman
Roger, I left you a PM.

Roger, I left you a PM.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-26-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By gasman
If you can't adjust or make longer or shorter to...

If you can't adjust or make longer or shorter to keep it from contact, then apply a cover of this..... Teflon (PTFE) sheets, 0.03" (1/32") thick, with 3M 300LSE industrial-strength self-adhesive...
Forum: Tools 12-25-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By gasman
This is a very good tool..........

This is a very good tool....... https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/topages/flaringtools2.php .....try to find it used.
Forum: RV-14 12-24-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,196
Posted By gasman
This is really not a problem. The set screw is at...

This is really not a problem. The set screw is at the end of the shaft. If there is a score on the shaft, it can be removed with a fine file. You can also wrap a piece of scotch tape over that area...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-23-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By gasman
Van's can send you the 8 little pieces needed, in...

Van's can send you the 8 little pieces needed, in an envelope. You can have them welded locally.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-22-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By gasman
Good work. Would you please report back with the...

Good work. Would you please report back with the lifespan of the balloon. It may need an upgrade. What do the finished parts weigh?

Now, go after the corrugation in cargo bulkhead.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-22-2021, 01:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,678
Posted By gasman
If I needed to install RV12 wings and needed a...

If I needed to install RV12 wings and needed a little extra persuasion, I would make an install pin from aluminum round bar and cut the end at about 45*and round off the sides of the cut and polish....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By gasman
Would be great if the FAA made them NON...

Would be great if the FAA made them NON TRANSFERABLE.......:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,252
Posted By gasman
Van's should consider building QB kits in Texas....

Van's should consider building QB kits in Texas. As I understand, Texas has an influx of about a million people (hopefully) looking for a job. And the gov't should provide a financial incentive to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-19-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,509
Posted By gasman
Tom, The amount of oil that I see on your starter...

Tom, The amount of oil that I see on your starter would have me checking the front crank seal. Take a paper towel 1/2 sheet and fold into a rope and wrap it around the crank between the flange and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By gasman
Well. I guess that's worth a first post...........

Well. I guess that's worth a first post........ Mike will be along in a minute to officially welcome you.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-13-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,655
Posted By gasman
OK, but let's keep the weight down........

OK, but let's keep the weight down..... https://www.amazon.com/Replacement-Pressure-Release-CORPS-LEGACY/dp/B08114HSG4
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-13-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,209
Posted By gasman
Any community that complains about 100LL at...

Any community that complains about 100LL at airports, should be looked into for lead water pipes still in use, that were installed up to at least the early 1900's.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,196
Posted By gasman
Looks like no magnetic direction indicator...

Looks like no magnetic direction indicator (compass or other) is required for DAY VFR flight.

"14 CFR 91.205 - Powered civil aircraft with standard category U.S. airworthiness certificates:...
Forum: RV-14 12-10-2021, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By gasman
Yep. Look it up..... ......

Yep. Look it up.....
......
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,207
Posted By gasman
The nose tube can work in the mains (not...

The nose tube can work in the mains (not recommended) but the main tube wont work in the nose...... You really need three new tubes.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By gasman
Gunk engine cleaner...

Gunk engine cleaner...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-06-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By gasman
Don't fasten exhaust to engine mount or airframe....

Don't fasten exhaust to engine mount or airframe. Fasten to the motor. It MUST move with the motor.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,880
Posted By gasman
And this.......

And this.... https://showplanes.com/index.php?app=ecom&ns=prodshow&ref=FB_8 will solve that issue.;)
Forum: RV-15 12-04-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,931
Posted By gasman
Defamation of character......:D

Defamation of character......:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-03-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,658
Posted By gasman
Placing a heavy c/s prop on an RV 3, 4, 6, 7, or...

Placing a heavy c/s prop on an RV 3, 4, 6, 7, or 8, makes your RV handle like a dump truck.
Forum: California 12-03-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By gasman
Frank, I sent you a P.M.

Frank, I sent you a P.M.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-02-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,658
Posted By gasman
Also, a C/S prop is the most expensive single...

Also, a C/S prop is the most expensive single item on your aircraft to maintain, if maintained i.a.w. the manufacturer.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-30-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By gasman
Setting up Lightspeed Ignition without advance.

Has anyone set up their Lightspeed for a fixed timing?

If so, how did you do it?
Forum: Florida (Central) 11-30-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,110
Posted By gasman
Just another form for Van's to fill out each...

Just another form for Van's to fill out each month, and make sure that the taxes are sent to Florida in time.

Just add it to your overhead.......:eek:
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-29-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By gasman
Normally, it means that the person hand made all...

Normally, it means that the person hand made all of the parts for his aircraft by using the measurements from the plans.

As far as adding another hinge line for your seat, you can do just the way...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,198
Posted By gasman
Loss Of Oil Pressure caused by a broken ring

Caused a dead stick landing at night. Dec. 2021 FLYING "I learned about flying from that" page 24, A broken ring in number 6 cylinder caused a loss of all oil pressure and total engine failure.

So,...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-26-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By gasman
Looking at your picture with the rudder pedal...

Looking at your picture with the rudder pedal displayed, looks like the weldment may not be updated....... https://www.vansaircraft.com/service-information-and-revisions/sb-99-06-1/
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-22-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,937
Posted By gasman
Engine dryer will not remove water from oil....

Engine dryer will not remove water from oil. Water is heavier than oil, and therefore settles down when not being pumped (mixed) with the oil.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-21-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By gasman
If I recall correctly, The box has that part...

If I recall correctly, The box has that part number. But that part number is not printed on the filter...... I would like to know why K&N does that.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-18-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By gasman
And is 1/8" pipe thread for a temp probe?? What...

And is 1/8" pipe thread for a temp probe?? What motor is this?
Forum: Steam Gauges 11-17-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,637
Posted By gasman
Why would you do that, when you can just add...

Why would you do that, when you can just add another tube with a 45* end to your existing pitot tube??
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-17-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,519
Posted By gasman
The spacer will need to be shortened to make room...

The spacer will need to be shortened to make room for a washer on the left.
Forum: Texas (North) 11-16-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By gasman
Smells like Kaiser.......:mad:

Smells like Kaiser.......:mad:
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-16-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By gasman
Removing is the easy part. Do a search,...

Removing is the easy part. Do a search, replacement is well documented here on VAF.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By gasman
In California, each county scans FAA records for...

In California, each county scans FAA records for aircraft with registered addresses in their county...... Example.... I changed my N number and received two tax bills for two N numbers and one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,545
Posted By gasman
It's out there. A machining grade.

It's out there. A machining grade.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,941
Posted By gasman
Q: Regarding Challenger FAA-PMA Oil Filter, how...

Q: Regarding Challenger FAA-PMA Oil Filter, how often (generally) must the element be changed?
Per vendor: It generally needs to be changed every 1250 hours or 5 years of engine operation. Whichever...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,941
Posted By gasman
Case is lifetime, filter is 5 years.......

Case is lifetime, filter is 5 years.... https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/challengerLifetime-of-elmnt.php

A/C Spruce sells CHALLENGER FAA-PMA LIFETIME OIL FILTER ELEMENT REPLACEMENTS....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,941
Posted By gasman
They may need to chance their name to Champion...

They may need to chance their name to Champion GOLD......:eek:
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