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Forum: My RV Build Project Yesterday, 11:17 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Thanks again everyone! Will do John, I have...

Thanks again everyone!




Will do John, I have been meaning to come take a look at your project but it hasn't worked out yet. Nice pics in the newsletter though!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Wow thanks for all the love everyone! I'm just...

Wow thanks for all the love everyone! I'm just glad that my build log has helped others. Thanks Doug for letting me put my log on this site.





I'm actually heading to Boise (only 10 hr drive...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-24-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Well, only one more big milestone left I suppose!...

Well, only one more big milestone left I suppose! Followed by mass quantities of fun I hope!

The DAR inspection went great! I had everything ready for him and a lot of the paper work was taken...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-24-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the good wishes guys!

Thanks for the good wishes guys!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-22-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the heads up. I used DanHs fiberfrax...

Thanks for the heads up. I used DanHs fiberfrax tip on my cowl so we will see how that does first.

I purchased those heat shields from AntiSplat and said "well, I might as well use the whole...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-22-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
I think you will find FWF to be the most fun part...

I think you will find FWF to be the most fun part of the build! One thing at a time. Although this time you can finish multiple things in one day unlike most of the rest of the build!



Ah yes, I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-22-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By jcarne
Ah yes, I was thinking of the spacers on the aft...

Ah yes, I was thinking of the spacers on the aft bulkhead. Does the Hartzell manual have anything about putting spacers on the fwd one? I find their installation manual to be pretty good.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-21-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By jcarne
While mine was no where near 1/4" too long I...

While mine was no where near 1/4" too long I trimmed the aft end of my spinner as well. Is your cowl already done? If so, trimming may be your only option as adding spacers would closeup the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-21-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By jcarne
Yep, been there done that... I'm sure the old...

Yep, been there done that...

I'm sure the old stuff is fine but I just couldn't bring myself to use it.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-21-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Vlad! When I get this thing out of phase...

Thanks Vlad! When I get this thing out of phase 1 you will have to show me around the better parts of Utah! You will also need to pop on up here to explore the Big Horn basin.



Thanks for...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-21-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,669
Posted By jcarne
Dave that canopy work looks flippin amazing!

Dave that canopy work looks flippin amazing!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-20-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Well I'm currently waiting on my airworthiness...

Well I'm currently waiting on my airworthiness inspection which should be Tuesday of this week. It was supposed to be two days ago but we had to resubmit the application to the FAA in order to make...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-20-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Haha thanks guys! Sorry I missed your posts...

Haha thanks guys! Sorry I missed your posts earlier!
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-18-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Posted By jcarne
Haha too funny guys.

Haha too funny guys.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-18-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Posted By jcarne
Double win! haha I went to Napa to get some...

Double win! haha

I went to Napa to get some solid terminals and the lady asked me "what vehicle is this for". To which I responded "trust me, it's not in the system". :D
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-18-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Posted By jcarne
Smile One thing I am thankful for. Auto plugs

Many of you know I replaced my impulse mag with a Pmag due to a very unfortunate destruction of the flyweights on the impulse couple. I ended up putting the auto plugs on top and let me just say......
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-17-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 178,535
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya man! Keep the ball rollin!

Heck ya man! Keep the ball rollin!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-16-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,851
Posted By jcarne
I am glad that my post has saved someone else...

I am glad that my post has saved someone else from the possibility of a bad impulse coupler! :D

P.S. Pmags are now coming with black anodizing. I was surprised so I emailed Brad and he said it is...
Forum: Safety 02-14-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,246
Posted By jcarne
I deburred with this method A LOT. I wore a...

I deburred with this method A LOT. I wore a respirator when I was using it and some time after. Dust everywhere!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-11-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Hello Bob, it is an IO-360-M1B. The mags are the...

Hello Bob, it is an IO-360-M1B. The mags are the same as you listed. I removed the 4373 (the one that failed). I still have the 4370 on the right side but it doesn't have an impulse coupler. The...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-10-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By jcarne
This is where...

This is where (https://www.alliedelec.com/product/sensata-kavlico/p255-150g-e4a/70331272/) I got the kavlicos if you can't find them anywhere else. At the time they were the cheapest around. I see...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-09-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Haha Actually I'm wearing thick coveralls and the...

Haha Actually I'm wearing thick coveralls and the foam cushions don't compress when it's 0 degrees outside. I'm actually only 5'7" hahaha Them seats have some thick boy wedges in there! :D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-09-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,188
Posted By jcarne
Alright, let's give this thread some closure. ...

Alright, let's give this thread some closure. After one of the longest shipping delays I have ever experienced the mag made it back to Aerosport in early January. They noted that the flyweights on...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-09-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Okay, as many of you know I had an impulse...

Okay, as many of you know I had an impulse coupler decide to break apart on my newly rebuilt engine. The engine had to once again come off so that I could take the sump and accessory case off to...
Forum: Interiors 02-07-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,703
Posted By jcarne
Dude that looks freakin awesome!

Dude that looks freakin awesome!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-06-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By jcarne
From my understanding you don't want to slam ram...

From my understanding you don't want to slam ram air into it but you also don't want to put a suction on it. It would seem to me that suction would be even worse for oil loss.

Here is how mine...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-02-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By jcarne
I used the stuff from B&C. I also doubled it up....

I used the stuff from B&C. I also doubled it up. Here are some pics of how I attached it to the engine. It looks like it is touching the prop gov. oil line but it's actually about an inch or so...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-02-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,756
Posted By jcarne
What sealant did you use on the pipe threads? It...

What sealant did you use on the pipe threads? It looks black in the picture. Just curious.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By jcarne
The only thing I can think of him talking about...

The only thing I can think of him talking about is wrapping stock around the brass bushings? If so the bushing would have to be wildly off to allow this!

You will however most likely need shims...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By jcarne
I would avoid the increased risk of error and...

I would avoid the increased risk of error and just put on the required info.
Forum: Painting your RV 01-28-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,328
Posted By jcarne
Woooowwwww. That saddens me and angers me all at...

Woooowwwww. That saddens me and angers me all at the same time!
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-28-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,601
Posted By jcarne
Quite possible but I bet any shop in the country...

Quite possible but I bet any shop in the country would either have a spare or you could go to Walmart, Napa, etc. and buy a simple inline fuse to get you by until you make it home. (or better yet...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-28-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,601
Posted By jcarne
I just had to research this recently as I just...

I just had to research this recently as I just installed a Pmag. I opted for testing the power via pulling the circuit breaker. Is it as good as having a switch; probably not. Does it work;...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-28-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By jcarne
Haha I like that thought process.

Haha I like that thought process.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By jcarne
+! I shipped my prop clear from Wyoming to these...

+!

I shipped my prop clear from Wyoming to these guys. Watch a couple of YouTube videos on their business and you will see why. They were great to work with!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-27-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By jcarne
Ya I pumped the brakes a few times already. It...

Ya I pumped the brakes a few times already. It doesn't cause any more to leak. It happened once, I pumped the brakes, it went away for a week or so and then it dripped again. I pumped em again and...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-27-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the replies everyone. The leak is...

Thanks for the replies everyone. The leak is most definitely not coming from the flared connection or the bleeder. Definitely from the piston region. I went out there again yesterday; no leak for...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-26-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for replies so far guys. I should also...

Thanks for replies so far guys. I should also add that these brakes are brand spanking new and have never even been run before. They have however been holding fluid in them for more than 6 months...
Forum: Tools 01-26-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By jcarne
I bet I know exactly what bolt that was made for...

I bet I know exactly what bolt that was made for Larry. :) Nice solution.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-26-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By jcarne
Weird brake leak, what would you do?

As you can see in the picture I attached I went out to the hangar a few weeks ago and notices a slight brake leak. There was a small amount of fluid on the ground and a hanging drop on the right...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-22-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By jcarne
Haha nice. Ya that's probably not a bad idea. ...

Haha nice. Ya that's probably not a bad idea. It would be no good at all if one or both backed out somehow.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-21-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By jcarne
Same here, both ends. It has already paid off.

Same here, both ends. It has already paid off.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,851
Posted By jcarne
This is certainly rare but see this thread...

This is certainly rare but see this thread (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=189908&page=2) I started awhile back. Those impulse couplers have had multiple AD's over the years and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-21-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By jcarne
Nice! If I recall those are wet torques correct?...

Nice! If I recall those are wet torques correct? I seem to recall my engine shop guy telling me they put a "tiny bit of lubriplate" on the threads first.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-20-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By jcarne
I'm about to do this this weekend. I plan on...

I'm about to do this this weekend. I plan on torquing to 17 ft/lbs for the bolt. Most manuals I find use 12 ft/lbs for the slotted nut.

My engine shop uses lock plates and a non slotted nut so I'm...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By jcarne
Polygone gel worked well for me. I had to take...

Polygone gel worked well for me. I had to take the access off to install an anti rotation bracket. Vanís does not spec one for the flop tube but I highly recommend you install one!
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-15-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
I cannot speak for the -6A (I'm assuming the fuel...

I cannot speak for the -6A (I'm assuming the fuel location is the same but not sure) but for my -7A it did work. HOWEVER, I use a fairly long hose and it does a 180 turn to get to the pump. I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-15-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By jcarne
Ya you need to quiz Lycoming a little more on...

Ya you need to quiz Lycoming a little more on this. That picture I posted was directly from Lycoming Service Instruction 1435. (which applies to all direct drive engines) The oil has to go...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-14-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 1,215,721
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya man! Won't be long now.

Heck ya man! Won't be long now.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-14-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By jcarne
It is in the plans. See the attached image.

It is in the plans. See the attached image.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-14-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,698
Posted By jcarne
I got one of those too. Glad I'm not the only...

I got one of those too. Glad I'm not the only one. :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-14-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By jcarne
Ya as far as I know the M1B from Van's always has...

Ya as far as I know the M1B from Van's always has the hollow crank. It will also come with the governor drive/pad and the oil line to the front.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-13-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Thanks man. Here is the finished product. ...

Thanks man.

Here is the finished product. Everything is better with bacon. :D

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50833636672_90888814a3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2krZFaA)IMG_0377...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-11-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By jcarne
I did this too when I first installed my engine. ...

I did this too when I first installed my engine. Definitely don't read much into it. Just time it and all will be good. I do however think it's a good practice to take the wires off and make sure...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-10-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
Thanks! Ya the engine shop has been good to deal...

Thanks! Ya the engine shop has been good to deal with so far. I was really happy to hear they would let me credit the mag towards an Emag. No more impulse couplers for me!



Glad it helps Ryan!...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-10-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,267
Posted By jcarne
If the mount is anything like the -7 I HIGHLY...

If the mount is anything like the -7 I HIGHLY recommend you put it in the port that faces aft (shown in the pic above). If you put it in the other one you cannot spin the fitting without removing...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-10-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,638
Posted By jcarne
It has been awhile since I posted an update. ...

It has been awhile since I posted an update. Long story short after getting my engine back from the builder there was a problem with an impulse coupler on the left mag. This was after I had it...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-10-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,267
Posted By jcarne
+1 Same here Mine was only off by about 3...

+1 Same here

Mine was only off by about 3 degrees, but still, it needed fixed.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-09-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,267
Posted By jcarne
That is correct for an aviation plug. Don't...

That is correct for an aviation plug. Don't forget a new copper washer too.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-09-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,267
Posted By jcarne
I have had the pleasure recently of mounting my...

I have had the pleasure recently of mounting my engine three different times. I can tell you for certain it is not as big a deal as it sounds. My technique is as follows:

1. upper left mount,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,925
Posted By jcarne
Same on my 7. If I prime it the 3-5 sec. in the...

Same on my 7. If I prime it the 3-5 sec. in the Lycoming operators manual it floods the holy pee pee out of it!

For me it's a quick in and out with the mixture knob to prime.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-07-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,639
Posted By jcarne
I recommend leaving the date off. **** can...

I recommend leaving the date off. **** can happen right before certification; ask me how I know... I'm glad I left the date off.
Forum: Tools 01-05-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,540
Posted By jcarne
Very cool Keith. I absolutely love watching...

Very cool Keith. I absolutely love watching engines being overhauled.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-31-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,015
Posted By jcarne
Ya as awesome as an 18mm plug sounds there isnít...

Ya as awesome as an 18mm plug sounds there isnít enough of a positive and supported record for my tastes. I think at this point Iíll go with either flyefii or light speed if I can score them. Thanks...
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