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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 952
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Here and other places I'm...

Here and other places I'm sure.
https://usaoilfilters.com/product/threaded-fitting-3-4x16-x-3-4x16/
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 952
Posted By pazmanyflyer
It is the the 3/4×16 X 3/4×16 threaded fitting....

It is the the 3/4×16 X 3/4×16 threaded fitting. Some oil housing may not have the thread mount so you need to add...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 952
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Here's a side by side image of filters. The K&N...

Here's a side by side image of filters. The K&N is smaller and allows more room.

I don't think the tool (top in 1st picture) is anything special. You could use a strap wrench too.

(Images grabbed...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Yesterday, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 952
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Yes it does. I missed that one. Bummer. I guess...

Yes it does. I missed that one. Bummer. I guess it'll take one more oil change before it pays for itself. Off to the airport!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 952
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Per the link above I just ordered the S-15...

Per the link above I just ordered the S-15 ($189.00) with 2 additional quad o-rings ($2.00 each) for a total of $193.00 with free shipping from usaoilfilters.com. I won't need the double threaded...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Yesterday, 11:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 952
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Which outfit did you order it from?

Which outfit did you order it from?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Yesterday, 09:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 952
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Here is the thread I think you where looking...

Here is the thread I think you where looking for:

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=205885&highlight=s-15

I'm in the same boat. Looking at first engine start in a few months and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-29-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By pazmanyflyer
It's been a while (a long while) and I'm no...

It's been a while (a long while) and I'm no engine expert but I recall something about a phase 3 camshaft being where the profile of the cam lobes are ground to a different spec than standard. I...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-29-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By pazmanyflyer
All these lights are fixed straight ahead when...

All these lights are fixed straight ahead when assembled. The only adjusting for a taildragger will be the mount backing plate in the wing. This fixture doe not have the separate led that can be...
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-22-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,348
Posted By pazmanyflyer
When you start your message there is a paperclip...

When you start your message there is a paperclip icon at the top next to a smiley face.
1. Click the icon.
2. Browse for and select the photo(s) you want to insert as the attachment(s).
3. Upload...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-22-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Van's gives the instructions for NPT...

Van's gives the instructions for NPT installations as Wirejock describes above in Section 5. Specifically 5.27 Fluid Fittings.
https://www.vansaircraft.com/service-information-and-revisions/5/

For...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-09-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Procedure should be the same for the...

Procedure should be the same for the HDX.
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=Dynon+HDX+with+Autopilot+servo+calibration#kpvalbx=_GUKiYrGJBsmgkPIPj-Ww2AM32

Also see Section 6.3...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-09-2022, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By pazmanyflyer
My 2 cents...Not sure of the 6's pedal...

My 2 cents...Not sure of the 6's pedal adjustability. If it's like the 7 then they are by moving the entire pedal assembly to the rear most mounting hole. This is of course if they were build it at...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-30-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Clearance for the top #1 cylinder spark plug.

Clearance for the top #1 cylinder spark plug.
Forum: RV-4 05-20-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By pazmanyflyer
As advised by Mel do not bend the rods. The...

As advised by Mel do not bend the rods. The opening will need to be opened a little more for clearance. Here are my pics for a visual reference. Note: This is a -7 model.

26022 26023 26024 26025...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-22-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Drawings OP-35 (FI) 25005 OP-35 (carb) 25006

Drawings OP-35 (FI)
25005

OP-35 (carb)
25006
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-15-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Install on my -M1B with Vetterman 4-pipe...

Install on my -M1B with Vetterman 4-pipe exhaust:

Picture:
24695

Instructions:
24696

For install on the Vetterman cross over exhaust see drawing OP-33
24697
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By pazmanyflyer
McFarlane...

McFarlane vernier-assist
https://www.mcfarlaneaviation.com/products/category/vernier-assist-throttle-controls/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Everyone is trying to find out the answer to that...

Everyone is trying to find out the answer to that question too. Nothing against Stewbronco's attempt but he tried to carry on a "Group buy" here on VAF and that is a DR no-no rule. So the post was...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-05-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By pazmanyflyer
The infamous Dan Horton. Page 4 - Post...

The infamous Dan Horton. Page 4 - Post #38
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=37835&page=4
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,551
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Wings bolted on for good!

A big day for Penni (RV7) today. She had her wings permanently attached with the close tolerance wing bolts! Tom stopped by to help me again today. As most know you can build most of this plane...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-02-2022, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By pazmanyflyer
The fitting includes a nut, washer and o-ring....

The fitting includes a nut, washer and o-ring. You install fitting to orientation then tighten nut/washer/o-ring for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Van's instructions say 3/8" min - 1/2" max...

Van's instructions say 3/8" min - 1/2" max between the baffles and the cowl. I made mine my index finger width apart all the way around. That's somewhere in the 1/2"-5/8".
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-23-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By pazmanyflyer
A few choices out there...

Walter Tondu has them for most models at http://www.rv7-a.com/n447rv_documents.htm
His RV7A specific one is http://rv7-a.com/tools/RV-7A-Weight-Balance.xls
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-16-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,451
Posted By pazmanyflyer
This is the unit I have at the hangar. So far it...

This is the unit I have at the hangar. So far it has done everything Carl has mentioned without fail. I just made some long leads and connected direct to battery. It acts as an alternator would so...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-15-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,056
Posted By pazmanyflyer
The 111 is a taller filter than the 110.

The 111 is a taller filter than the 110.
Forum: RV-10 03-12-2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Yes I am. See 1.14 seconds into video. Vans...

Yes I am. See 1.14 seconds into video. Vans prototype builder Scott McDaniel using West System.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pn9FMtOCS7U
Forum: RV-10 03-12-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By pazmanyflyer
West System Epoxy. You can get it at West Marine...

West System Epoxy. You can get it at West Marine if you have one local.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Definitely Jay Pratt as Mike has posted above ^....

Definitely Jay Pratt as Mike has posted above ^. Jay doesn't mess around with completion times. 50+ RV's under his belt.
Forum: COMM 02-11-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Jim Weir wrote an article in Kitplanes regarding...

Jim Weir wrote an article in Kitplanes regarding this very topic.

Aero ‘lectrics: Rubber ducky, you're the one. By Jim Weir - February 8,...
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,975
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I did! There is another builder that called it...

I did! There is another builder that called it out and I bought it. I'll have to go back and find the thread to give it proper credit. Thinner diameter and more flexible. It is 3/8" ID x 9/16" OD x...
Forum: COMM 02-10-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Icom used to make a switchbox to bypass the...

Icom used to make a switchbox to bypass the external antenna when plugged in. I used one on my Pazmany and it worked great.

22037

They no longer offer it. If you can find a used one great. If not...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Walter Tundo has a website where he lists several...

Walter Tundo has a website where he lists several model W&B Excel spreadsheets. I really like the ease of use for these worksheets. http://rv7-a.com/n447rv_documents.htm
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-07-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By pazmanyflyer
At our airports here in Phoenix area there are...

At our airports here in Phoenix area there are designated areas where you can drop off old/dead batteries, tires, oil and solvents. Look around your airport for one.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-07-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Call Van's. This is for a few reasons. Let them...

Call Van's. This is for a few reasons.

Let them know that you are the new owner of Kit #XXXXX from previous owner. This will keep Van's upto date on where the kits are and who owns them.
By doing...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-31-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Micromesh

We used the Micromesh product from Spruce on an older Tailwind windshield. Some fair scratches all over the place. Took a bit to get it all done but this stuff worked great for us.

Example:...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-17-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,820
Posted By pazmanyflyer
My 2 cents...I tried to do this but I could not...

My 2 cents...I tried to do this but I could not get the SW8432R to fit on the FW with the mount. There isn't enough room to fit everything without serious fw point relocations. Many may say "sure it...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-06-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,001
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Not sure if the 6 plans are the same for this but...

Not sure if the 6 plans are the same for this but on DWG 37 of my -7 plans the exploded view (lower left) calls out for AN23-10 clevis bolts.

20594
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-04-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Oops and move on. You're not alone and almost...

Oops and move on. You're not alone and almost everyone has one of these somewhere on the plane.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-22-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Document Part No....

Document Part No. PC-406-1
https://www.lycoming.com/content/parts-catalog-io-aio-360



Document Part No. PC-306-16
https://www.lycoming.com/content/parts-catalog-pc-306-16
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-20-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,428
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Google 3D Stick and Rudder. Might find what your...

Google 3D Stick and Rudder. Might find what your looking for.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-20-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,250
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I believe the standard is 1.2A. I would install...

I believe the standard is 1.2A. I would install one the puts out 2.4A. These provide better power to Ipads and other power hungry items. The 1.2A ones barely charge the cell phones when not being...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-13-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By pazmanyflyer
-6 from FI pump thru FW to mech pump, -6 from...

-6 from FI pump thru FW to mech pump, -6 from mech pump to servo, -4 from servo to red cube, -4 from red cube to spider.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-09-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By pazmanyflyer
F-799 wing root...

F-799 wing root fairing.
https://store.vansaircraft.com/f-799-wing-root-fairing-f-799.html

https://store.vansaircraft.com/media/catalog/product/cache/f66f7acf53384fef3fa9e315572fdb39/f/-/f-799.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Here's the...

Here's the...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-01-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,087
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Buy a MS21042-5 All-metal Hex Stop Nut from...

Buy a MS21042-5 All-metal Hex Stop Nut from Spruce. A lot of builders and better "knowers" than myself prefer all metal nuts in the FWF area anyways. It's what I did and it works...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 11-25-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,084
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Yeah they're working on that. Turbine...

Yeah they're working on that. Turbine Tucano-R

https://www.flyinglegendusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/image-6.png
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-22-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Contact Chad directly. Chad Jensen Astronics...

Contact Chad directly.

Chad Jensen
Astronics AES, Vertical Power
chad.jensen@astronics.com
Forum: Photography 11-22-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 26,211
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Click the image in the link to show the actual...

Click the image in the link to show the actual picture. Right click on image and choose copy image location. Then paste that url using image insert icon. At the end of the text string is the image...
Forum: Fiberglass 11-21-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,408
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Epoxy die/tint from West Marine.

Epoxy die/tint from West Marine.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-11-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,432
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Do as described above. Oops rivet aka NAS1097...

Do as described above. Oops rivet aka NAS1097 over-size shank rivets. The head size remains the same as a 3/32 rivet and those that don't know will never see the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I see you have an 8A. Here's what Van's offers....

I see you have an 8A. Here's what Van's offers. Note: It says not intended for other models so you might be on your own for your 8A.

ACCESS PANEL KIT for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,661
Posted By pazmanyflyer
$680 for $75K, not in motion builders risk only...

$680 for $75K, not in motion builders risk only for RV7 in April. Went up $80 from last year for same project in same hangar at same airport.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-19-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,849
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I have never seen a strobe on the inside of the...

I have never seen a strobe on the inside of the leading edge landing light bay.

For the landing/taxi lights look into Flyleds.com

Triple spot light would be good and an easy R/R...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-18-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By pazmanyflyer
The 7 and 9 are essentially the same fuselage in...

The 7 and 9 are essentially the same fuselage in dimension and construction.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Post the question in the Temp / Test / Misc....

Post the question in the Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) section.
https://vansairforce.net/community/forumdisplay.php?s=&daysprune=30&f=11

Then you can post in the Classifieds...
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,212
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Standard build or quick build? If quick build...

Standard build or quick build?

If quick build you should be fine. If standard (slow) build then at least double the 3/32. The wings and fuse take a lot of clecos even if you space them every other...
Forum: Interiors 09-27-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,472
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Try this https://cloudconvert.com/dxf-to-svg

Try this https://cloudconvert.com/dxf-to-svg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Oops :o. Paul is correct. I soldered the...

Oops :o. Paul is correct. I soldered the nav/strobe kit together. Not needed for the landing /taxi lights. So now it's even easier! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Yes you can use the same wiring. Flyleds give you...

Yes you can use the same wiring. Flyleds give you instructions to use existing wiring. The install is not hard at all. Most of your work is done. All you'll be doing is modifying the light mounting...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Thrust button, vacuum pump gear. P/N 72962 from...

Thrust button, vacuum pump gear. P/N 72962 from my IO360M1B parts catalog.
Forum: Tools 09-15-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By pazmanyflyer
There are also the rib flange holes you will have...

There are also the rib flange holes you will have to deal with that all these will not easily reach. You should really consider one of the in/out deburring tools for holes. You may think holy cow...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-12-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,074
Posted By pazmanyflyer
1. Squeeze tabs to connector then pull from vp-x....

1. Squeeze tabs to connector then pull from vp-x. They're snug so it'll take some good wiggling (while still squeezing) to get it off.
2. Use a small flat screw driver at center edge to popup the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-31-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Finish kit along with the cowling.

Finish kit along with the cowling.
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