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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,508
Posted By Edwardoc
From my Build Photos. My baffles cracked on both...

From my Build Photos. My baffles cracked on both sides so I reinforced both sides with angle. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,185
Posted By Edwardoc
Agree: This switch should be a click on-click...

Agree: This switch should be a click on-click off with smoke-on light installed in parallel with the power lead and the light in your line of sight. It would be difficult to fly close formation...
Forum: RV-4 06-07-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,694
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile A time to remember

A man and his machine. True love. A nice look back Hans. And I agree another 30 years is the plan.;)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-16-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 35,034
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile Crank shaft plug loose

I wish I would have known about your problem before you went through all of this. I had a exact same problem of intermittent loss of control of the Prop which would go to fine pitch but would only...
Forum: Reviews 07-22-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,221
Posted By Edwardoc
Prop Wrench

I to will say the wrench is a really handy tool to have. Made pulling and installing my prop so much easier then the old wrench I had adapted to do this with. I would recommend this tool for anyone...
Forum: Propellers 07-09-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,361
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile Mystery Solved

Removed the prop and found the crankshaft rear plug partially turned sideways and loose in the crankshaft. Apparently what was happening was the plug would get seated enough with oil pressure...
Forum: Propellers 07-07-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,361
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile Prop Control Problem

Long story but have had prop control problems. RV-8, Superior IO 360, MT Governor and MT 3 blade prop. Intermittently could not get a good check on ground but would function in flight. Finally on...
Forum: Propellers 03-14-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,845
Posted By Edwardoc
MT 3 Blade updates

2010 was the latest thing I found on the MT 3 blade prop. I have an opportunity to purchase a brand new MT 3 blade at a very good price. I think it is a 72" 12-XXXX but have to recheck. Any new...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-23-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,511
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile I to am having SkyTec Starter engagement delays. ...

I to am having SkyTec Starter engagement delays. I also use the same key starter switch from ACS. I returned the starter to them and while they said it was fine I had them do a rebuild to update...
Forum: Midwest 07-27-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By Edwardoc
Thanks for the info. I'll check them all out.:)

Thanks for the info. I'll check them all out.:)
Forum: Midwest 07-25-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By Edwardoc
Iowa Visit

I'm going to Des Moines for a few days in mid-August for a wedding. Any recommended airports to park for a few days. Will need to pick up a rental car also. Any recommendations.
Ed...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-04-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,904
Posted By Edwardoc
I used SS welding rod and a quality die to thread...

I used SS welding rod and a quality die to thread the rod if you want to go with the rod. Just requires a lot of back and forth so as not to bend the rod and oil. And you need the dog legs to clear...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,671
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile RV Performances at Air Shows

You will find that performing at the shows to be one of the most satisfying accomplishments you will experience. It really provides a reason to fly these wonderful little airplanes.:)
Ed OConnor,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-28-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,682
Posted By Edwardoc
Oil Squirters

I have a Superior XP IO360 which I built up in 2006 from their kit on an RV-8. I have the 8.5-1 cylinders and according to the assembly instructions, they said the oil squirters were not required so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,452
Posted By Edwardoc
My BNC connectors both leaked when I first leak...

My BNC connectors both leaked when I first leak checked the tanks in 2006 and I had pro sealed as in the above posts. I didn't want to tear into the tank so I pro sealed a 90 degree connector on to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-14-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,930
Posted By Edwardoc
What type of adhesive did you use?

What type of adhesive did you use?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-13-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,930
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile Baffle Question

When I first installed the baffles on an IO 360 I lined the inner surface of the baffle that raps around the cylinders with mylar tape as suggested by someone on the forum to decrease the wear of the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-03-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 403,996
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile RV-8 SN 80366 Horz Built 1997 1st Flt Mar...

RV-8 SN 80366 Horz Built 1997 1st Flt Mar 2006
600 hours
Superior IO 360
Acro and formation, Lots of Grass operations
NO CRACKS:)
Forum: Propellers 02-19-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,688
Posted By Edwardoc
I have an MT two bladed aluminum prop on my RV-8...

I have an MT two bladed aluminum prop on my RV-8 and it started spitting grease at about 430 hours and 72 months since it was rebuilt by MT. It was their test prop when they developed the prop for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-15-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,987
Posted By Edwardoc
By drilling the hole close to the bolt, it is...

By drilling the hole close to the bolt, it is really hard to remove and replace the safety wire when the fly wheel is installed. I would preinstall the flywheel and decide where you want to drill...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-11-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,323
Posted By Edwardoc
Cool Before you drill the final holes for install just...

Before you drill the final holes for install just make sure the slide goes over the bend into the recess without interference. But to me it looks about like mine.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-04-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,218
Posted By Edwardoc
Since it is on an experimental, that is why I'm...

Since it is on an experimental, that is why I'm considering running until one mag has a problem assuming it doesn't happen to both at same time. But I would like the coupler inspected since it can...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-04-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,218
Posted By Edwardoc
LASAR 500 Hr Inspection Requirement

I have 478 hours on my LASAR system at present and it has performed as advertised. My last contact with Champion indicated is was pretty expensive for them to tear down inspect and replace as...
Forum: RV-4 01-04-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,228
Posted By Edwardoc
LASAR 500 hour inspection requirements

I have 478 hours on my LASAR system at present and it has performed as advertised. My last contact with Champion indicated is was pretty expensive for them to tear down inspect and replace as...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-15-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile You do want to remove them before priming and...

You do want to remove them before priming and painting. When you reinstall them they should not be loose. If they are there is something wrong. When you slid the snap ring on they should be pretty...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,969
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile Where did you get the rollers used on the bracket?

Where did you get the rollers used on the bracket?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-25-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,836
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile Exactly the info I needed. I forgot about the...

Exactly the info I needed. I forgot about the mounting brackets so I'll sell them too when I list them. Thanks for the replies.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-24-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,836
Posted By Edwardoc
Smile RV-8 Steel gear legs

I have a set of RV-8 steel gear legs that I intend to sell but can't find a listing on Van's parts list for them. I installed alum gear legs. The part # is U 801L/R. Anybody have any knowledge of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2006, 08:56 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 25,928
Posted By Edwardoc
Unhappy Fuel Tank Bulletin

I installed Van's Capacitance fuel quanity system and elected not to cut the access hole in the root ribs since they were not necessary. Now it looks like I will have to remove the tank to comply...
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