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Forum: ADS-B 01-03-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,286
Posted By RedRaider94
Thanks!! That helps me understand the difference...

Thanks!! That helps me understand the difference in TIS-A and real ADSB. So it sounds like the TIS-A and 1090 are showing up on the GRT.

I couldnít find anything in the settings to turn off TIS-A...
Forum: ADS-B 01-03-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,286
Posted By RedRaider94
GRT/Stratux/GTX330ES - Double Targets

Hoping someone might have some thoughts on an issue today.

My 1090 radio went bad in my stratux so I replaced it. My stratux has 1090 and 978 - both are working based on my flight today and the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-19-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,317
Posted By RedRaider94
Just a quick update that this was far easier than...

Just a quick update that this was far easier than I thought. Getting the spring out was real easy and it did have a slight bend to it. I flipped it over and to my amazement, the front hole was...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-14-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,317
Posted By RedRaider94
Greg, I wish you lived closer to Texas and we...

Greg,

I wish you lived closer to Texas and we could put the pipe bender to use for a second time :)

Ok, Iím going to figure out how to pull it off (will be praying all week the original builder...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-13-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,317
Posted By RedRaider94
I had another thought - if it is not a great idea...

I had another thought - if it is not a great idea please donít be bashful. If the stinger is slightly warped in the wrong direction, is there any remote possibility that it was originally drilled...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-07-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,317
Posted By RedRaider94
Thanks Jake - that is what I was wondering. It...

Thanks Jake - that is what I was wondering. It sound like the bending process itself has no impact on the original tempering process or makes the spring materially weaker based on your experience. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-07-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,317
Posted By RedRaider94
Had not thought of trying to bed it and what that...

Had not thought of trying to bed it and what that might do to the hardness of the steel.

Has it held up well and not quickly returned to its old form after bending? Also, did you just bend until...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-06-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,317
Posted By RedRaider94
New tailwheel stinger

I have a 1500 hour RV7 that I did not build nor do I have any experience building one. I am going to put a new tail wheel assembly on to replace the stock vans assembly but noticed my current...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-03-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
Thanks for all of the thoughts so far. I tried...

Thanks for all of the thoughts so far. I tried again last night and I feel like I have something going on with Cylinder #3. I have attached three recordings:

*** Note - the number 3 cylinder was...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-02-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
Walt, the Mag went through a 500 hour inspection...

Walt, the Mag went through a 500 hour inspection and rebuild about 150 hours ago. It was sent off to Aircraft Magneto Service in Montana. I'm only a 5-10 minute plane ride from you so need to bring...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-01-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
I also just read another post by someone who had...

I also just read another post by someone who had a valve that was sticking sometimes. Would I definitely see a sticking valve in the data set with my EGT and CHTís at my sample rate of 1000 ms (once...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-01-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
When you say low pressure lines, how do we define...

When you say low pressure lines, how do we define low and high pressure lines in the fuel system. Is high pressure up to the fuel divider on the top of the engine where the thin stainless lines take...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-01-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
I was able to get up and do some recording...

I was able to get up and do some recording although I forgot to change the settings to 200 MS - this is recording at 1000MS or every second. It is still a bit interesting and my initial thought that...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-28-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
If itís happening on rollout I canít tell but...

If itís happening on rollout I canít tell but start to feel it for sure about 500 ft AGL and then throughout my climb to pattern altitude. I changed EI plugs yesterday before I went up to recreate...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-27-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
Best I can recall, all fuel lines firewall...

Best I can recall, all fuel lines firewall forward have firesleeves installed with the only exception being the 4 stainless lines going from the fuel divider to the injectors. These are sitting just...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-27-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
I am running 100LL and full rich the entire time....

I am running 100LL and full rich the entire time. Electronic fuel boost is on when it happens (happens without it on also - checked that last weekend).

Don’t know about fuel pressure but always run...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-27-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
Hadnít thought about that Dan. This started...

Hadnít thought about that Dan. This started happening about 6-8 months ago best I can remember. Any idea if something specific might be causing it (outside of high heat generated with touch and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-27-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
MP stays in the 27ís when it happen (RPMís stay...

MP stays in the 27ís when it happen (RPMís stay around 2650) so nothing noticeable with my eyes. I meant to record the takeoff in the GRT today but forgot to hit the record button. Will do that...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-27-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,694
Posted By RedRaider94
Intermittent power loss - high RPM

Hoping someone might have an idea as this is driving me absolutely crazy.

RV7 - 1547 hours
Superior IO360
Slick mag
Light speed II EI
Silverhawk Bendix EX FI
Constant Speed prop

Problem: when doing...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-05-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By RedRaider94
Alternator Testing

Hoping to get some ideas on my backup alternator problem. I have a switch on the panel that works the backup alternator. I have a B&C SD20 alternator and a B&C SB1B-14 regulator.

They alternator...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-06-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 60,007
Posted By RedRaider94
I am needing to replace my gaskets and hoses...

I am needing to replace my gaskets and hoses (with CT clamps vs the screw type I have on today). I am a little confused as to whether this will work with my setup and prefer not to have to cut and...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-27-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By RedRaider94
You guys are great! That?s exactly what I...

You guys are great! That?s exactly what I needed. Spruce has them lumped together under one item when you search which is why I couldn?t find them.

Last piece of the puzzle is what wall diameter...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-26-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By RedRaider94
That?s correct Dan, I will reuse the restrictor...

That?s correct Dan, I will reuse the restrictor as it?s fine and probably the most important part. I will check Barrett. Ugh just sick to my stomach over this.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-26-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By RedRaider94
Help - Fuel Injection Nozzle Body and Line

Bad day..... after cleaning the restricters and putting the fuel lines back on the nozzle bodies, one of them stripped the threads inside the brass fitting and also top of the nozzle.

I have a...
Forum: ADS-B 05-05-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,748
Posted By RedRaider94
ADSB in best solution GRT HX

Need some advice from the group on my best solution for ADSB IN to GRT HX.

Right now my setup is:

Garmin 330es
Garmin 430W
Dual GRT HX screens
Stratus ADSB IN for ForeFlight

I get TIS traffic on...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-13-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By RedRaider94
Tach reading question

This may be a silly question. I bought an RV7 with a Superior 360 that has light speed EI and a slick 4371. Each is connected to a switch. When I shut off the mag, the tach still shows rpm on the...
Forum: COMM 02-05-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By RedRaider94
ACK E-04 5 beeps - High VSWR

Had to upgrade the E-01 to E-04 as I couldn?t find a new battery. The old antenna was installed under the rear fairing so I installed the new one there also. Brand new unit and battery in the ELT. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-25-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By RedRaider94
Carl, interesting that you mention the oil seals....

Carl, interesting that you mention the oil seals. I have noticed a very light amount of oil on the rear of the engine housing. Not much as it is very light but it is there after wiping it down and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-25-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By RedRaider94
I should have provided more detail. I have...

I should have provided more detail. I have standard compression at 8.5:1. I also have the Hall effect with sensor in the LS Plasma.

Given that, is there any benefit to changing to 25 since it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-25-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By RedRaider94
Timing question

We bought an RV7 last summer and it is due for an annual now. It has a Superior XP-IO-360-B1AD2 engine with a slick and lightspeed. It is timed right now at 20 degrees and engine runs great. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,880
Posted By RedRaider94
Thanks Walt - that helps a ton. Not sure why...

Thanks Walt - that helps a ton. Not sure why Tempest doesn?t list those as acceptable. I will give the fine wires a try as you suggested.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,880
Posted By RedRaider94
Walt, I guess my question is whether there is any...

Walt, I guess my question is whether there is any issue with using something other than the 40E in my superior engine? I got concerned because Tempest doesn?t show them as approved so is it possible...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,880
Posted By RedRaider94
Superior engine and UREM37BY

Wanted to get some thoughts. I have a Superior XP-IO-360-B1AD2 and some folks have recommended the UREM37BY plugs over the 40E plugs I have been running (for the slick mag - running IK27 with the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-06-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By RedRaider94
Any idea where common installation places are for...

Any idea where common installation places are for the module in an RV7 and what the box looks like?
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-05-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By RedRaider94
Whelan Strobe Issue

Since you all solved my last lighting problem, I have another challenge. I recently bought this plane so don?t know exactly how things were wired - I am learning as I go.

We bought the plane and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-30-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By RedRaider94
You all nailed it. The ground in the wing was...

You all nailed it. The ground in the wing was the problem. All better now and appreciate the guidance on where to look!
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-30-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By RedRaider94
I didn?t build it so I am trying to trace back...

I didn?t build it so I am trying to trace back how it is wired. I did take the light brackets out to get a look inside the wing. I could see a 4 prong connector that is riveted to one of the wing...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-29-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By RedRaider94
Problem with Nav and Taxi lights

I have been doing some work on the EFIS systems and created a new problem that I am struggling to diagnose. When I turn on the Nav lights, both light up well on the wings. When I then turn on the...
Forum: Texas (South) 11-28-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By RedRaider94
Would love to head that way! Is there plenty to...

Would love to head that way! Is there plenty to do for a couple of days? My wife is begging me to take her there for a couple of days and Uber around if necessary. I have never been there before. ...
Forum: Texas (South) 11-28-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By RedRaider94
Hangar space this weekend

Heading down to Hill Country area this weekend and hate parking the 7 outside for a few days. Anyone know if there is hangar space for rent on a daily basis or know anyone with some spare room in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-25-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,057
Posted By RedRaider94
Thanks Bob. What I don?t understand is when I...

Thanks Bob. What I don?t understand is when I tried the green and orange together into the EFIS Analog input and went to calibration, I could see it have voltage around 9.6 - 9.8 and rapid...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-25-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,057
Posted By RedRaider94
I have included the wiring diagram for the HX AND...

I have included the wiring diagram for the HX AND HXr where it shows to connect them. I did confirm with GRT the other day and they confirmed both green and orange connect directly to the analog...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-25-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,057
Posted By RedRaider94
Played with it some more this morning and no...

Played with it some more this morning and no luck.... Here is what I do know. I am not getting any voltage from the actual green or orange service indicator wires that I can tell. I can see the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-25-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,057
Posted By RedRaider94
Any idea what the voltage should read in the...

Any idea what the voltage should read in the calibration menu on the EFIS? Mine is showing above 9 with the pull up resistor on. My friend wired his HX the older way of adding a resistor to one...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-24-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,057
Posted By RedRaider94
GRT HX Ray Allen trim indicator problem

I am about to pull my hair and could use some guidance. I have 2 GRT HX screens and trying see aileron and elevator position on the EFIS.

Problem: can?t get the change in voltage from the Ray...
Forum: Texas (North) 07-21-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,853
Posted By RedRaider94
RV Transition and tailwheel training

Will be buying an RV7 in August and need both tailwheel endoresement and transition training. Best case would be to find a way to do both at the same time and would rather get this done before we...
Forum: Texas (North) 11-25-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By RedRaider94
Very true. I have been searching for a partner...

Very true. I have been searching for a partner for so long now I would even let a small longhorn sticker on the plane :). That?s desperation coming from a Lubbock guy :)
Forum: Texas (North) 11-25-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,308
Posted By RedRaider94
Still looking for RV7 partner(s)

Would love to find 1 or 2 others to go into a partnership on an RV7, 9, or maybe even a 14 if one became available. Would need to be at Aero Country, McKinney, or Denton as the least preferable...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-04-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By RedRaider94
Looking for a ride in a 9 - N. Dallas

I am ready to buy (not build) a 7 or a 9. I don't plan on acrobatics but am still struggling between the two. If anyone has a 9 and looking for some company, I would love to tag along sometime to...
Forum: Texas (North) 05-23-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 727
Posted By RedRaider94
Partner Wanted - RV7 or RV9 (N. Dallas)

I have been looking for sometime now trying to find a partner to split costs on an RV7 or RV9. It has been fruitless over the past year so thought I might try looking here.

Looking for a plane that...
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