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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-02-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By Nived17
Thanks Paul. Iíve read a bit about scoring the...

Thanks Paul. Iíve read a bit about scoring the crank like you mention in the SB. Iím just worried that my crank being small causes more issues and removing material from that area doesnít seem like a...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-02-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By Nived17
If I showed you the leak here in Milwaukee with...

If I showed you the leak here in Milwaukee with the thinner oil, you wouldn't have flown it either. It wasn't really a minor leak anymore. I hope the new seal gets me through the winter before I need...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-02-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By Nived17
Lycoming Crankshaft Leak Between the Crank and the Seal

Hey VAF-ers,

So I decided to come here and post some recent findings on my 290 SMOH (completed in Spring 2019) O-320-E2D on my RV-4. I bought the airplane in January 2016. It had around 900 SMOH....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-28-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,939
Posted By Nived17
Since you brought it up here, I made a call to my...

Since you brought it up here, I made a call to my FSDO yesterday and had a conversation about the corridor. We thoroughly went over the NY TAC both front and back even though I have flown the route...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-23-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,939
Posted By Nived17
3 Ship Flight in the Hudson River Corridor

With the decrease in Commercial Airline Traffic in the NYC Area, a few of us decided to run the Hudson in formation. It was abnormally quiet with only 3-4 other VFR targets seen. The most eerie part...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-20-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,616
Posted By Nived17
B&C Rubbing inside my RV-4

I am currently fighting this exact battle. I just went from the old 1978 Honda alternator to a B&C 40 amp. I installed the B&C with all included components. No clearance issues at all static....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nived17
Hey I know that RV-4!

Hey there! I know your airplane and it?s new owner Nikki quite well. We were just discussing your engine. No such engine exists direct from Lycoming. That?s not to say that if you contacted us that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nived17
Lycoming Engines Vans Fly-In/Tour

Good morning and Merry Christmas VAF-ers!

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My name is Devin Albrecht and I am organizing a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Nived17
What'd you do w/your RV this weekend? (12/21-22/2019)

I guess I'll take the lead this weekend...

We sent a few messages out to a few groups and met at POU for breakfast. We had 4 RV-4's and an RV-14 on the ramp plus a 182 and two Mooneys and forgot to...
Forum: RV-4 11-27-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,679
Posted By Nived17
3-blade catto real world experience.

I put my down payment on a 3 blade nickle edge Catto at Oshkosh 2018. The prop was delivered November 2018 (Its a WORK OF ART!) but it had the wrong prop bolt size holes. I needed to work with them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,009
Posted By Nived17
VLAD I've recently moved back to PA from SC and...

VLAD I've recently moved back to PA from SC and I've heard your name thrown around at a bunch of the airports I've been into recently. Let's get together soon! I am close by and flying ALL the time!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,009
Posted By Nived17
That was on the new iphone11 pro. I would HIGHLY...

That was on the new iphone11 pro. I would HIGHLY recommend it to anyone who loves cockpit pictures! This one below was a few weeks ago when the leaves were changing in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,009
Posted By Nived17
Whit and I flew the VFR Corridor

This past weekend, I flew my RV-4 from WBW to N43 to Pick up Whit while his RV-4 was down getting new brake lines. He flew me from N43 (in my plane) to breakfast at N40. From there we swapped seats...
Forum: RV-4 08-07-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,258
Posted By Nived17
40 Years of the RV-4 at AirVenture 2019!

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Oshkosh 2019 was the third Oshkosh for me and my RV-4 and hands down the most enjoyable. 2019 celebrated the 40th...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,536
Posted By Nived17
OSH Event: 40 Years of the RV-4 at AirVenture!

Hi all so here?s a little update on Oshkosh 2019 and the RV-4 celebration. I had a conference call with Greg Hughes from Vans and Charlie Becker from EAA and the following is the cliff notes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,780
Posted By Nived17
Truth!

You sound like my mother asking me to move back to PA! 😂
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,780
Posted By Nived17
hot CHTs on new o320

Can you talk a little more about this for me. I have 12 hours on a complete overhaul on an o320. I am seeing 420 degrees on climb outs down low. I am still running 100 mineral oil. They settle to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,716
Posted By Nived17
Hold off for another day or so

Johnnie,

Hold off another couple days or so on the camping pass. I am waiting to see if there will be any deals or special areas. That will be discussed this week on the conference call. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,716
Posted By Nived17
Helping Coordinate the Celebration of the RV-4

As Greg said, I am pleased to help organize the 40th anniversary festivities of the RV-4. The most important part will be owner and pilot participation! We have a facebook group for RV-4 Pilots. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,716
Posted By Nived17
If anyone from Vans Aircraft or EAA needs to...

If anyone from Vans Aircraft or EAA needs to specifically get in touch with RV-4 pilots easily, I am one of a few admin for an RV-4 only pilots page on Facebook that is very active. We have a very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,716
Posted By Nived17
I am 100% down as well. I will be there and am...

I am 100% down as well. I will be there and am open to any and all RV-4 activities. 👍🏼
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-15-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By Nived17
Dynafocal Engine Vibration Mounts

I am currently overhauling my O-320 on my RV-4. While the engine is out at the shop, I am getting everything ready for the reinstall including new isolation/vibration mounts. I pulled the old Lord...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-15-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,248
Posted By Nived17
engine vibration mounts

I am fighting the same battle. I am over hauling my o-320 on my RV-4. I pulled the old Lord mounts off installed by the previous owner. They are shot. I called VANS and they do not sell Lord Mounts...
Forum: RV-4 12-19-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,501
Posted By Nived17
RV-4 IFR Panel

I personally like the option to fly an ILS or a Localizer approach although, realistically I prefer to fly the RNAV regardless. One piece of advice I would highly recommend is a decent redudnent...
Forum: RV-4 12-18-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 256,937
Posted By Nived17
RV-4 retrofit IFR Panel

Heres my sexy IFR setup. (G5 coming January 2019 in the hole where the vent currently is)

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Forum: RV-4 12-18-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,501
Posted By Nived17
RV-4 IFR Panel

Ask away regarding Garmin IFR installs. I'm adding a G5 as a backup in a week (it will be installed where the airvent is in this picture) and then the heated pitot in...
Forum: Propellers 10-26-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,504
Posted By Nived17
Catto spinner

rockwoodrv9,

Did your spinner kit come with any hardware from Catto? Mine did not.
Forum: Propellers 10-26-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,165
Posted By Nived17
Issues with Catto

Just FYI be VERY clear with Nicole Catto about the bolt sizes for your prop when placing your order. Confirm them multiple times. I even sent her a picture of my bolts in calipers when ordering...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-26-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,490
Posted By Nived17
Photo cells vs. Dimmer Pot

SgtZim (Bruce),

I am currently installing a G3X with all the bells and whistles into my RV-4. Due to limited panel space in my -4, the only mounted avioncs in the panel will be the GDU460, GTN650,...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-14-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,930
Posted By Nived17
BEAUTIFUL RV flying territory

I absolutely LOVE these pictures. It is what flying an RV is all about. I had the pleasure of renting a 172 from Redtail Aviation at KCNY near Canyonlands and Arches National Park in the Moab, UT...
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