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  1. rv6ejguy

    SDS EFI at Reno 2019

    Andy Findlay is on the pole in Sport Class this year at 398 mph, which is faster than all but two of the Unlimited qualifiers. I'll be at Reno Saturday and Sunday, wearing an SDS T shirt, hanging out in the pits near the following aircraft mostly: 30,31, 3, 101, 61, 39. I'll have some free SDS...
  2. rv6ejguy

    Subaru EJ22 Powered Zenith 750 Cruzer

    Michael Hille in Australia does a good walk around discussion of his Subaru EJ22 conversion with SDS EFI. The music ends at 1:52 and the meat of the video starts there too.
  3. rv6ejguy

    EFI for Aerobatics

    We were happy to supply Kyle Fowler with EFI/EI for his Long-EZ recently. Here he is at AirVenture 2019 performing his routine. He's really loving it. Used to have terrible hot start issues which are gone now. He's performing at several more airshows in the US this summer before heading home...
  4. rv6ejguy

    New SDS EFI Parts for Rotax 912s

    We've just completed machining some parts for our new Rotax EFI kits. Hope to start test fitting these to an engine next month.
  5. rv6ejguy

    EFI VW Sonex

    Peter van Schalkwyk's Sonex won Best Auto Conversion at SNF with SDS EFI: https://www.sonexaircraft.com/pete-wayne-snf-adventure/ Peter is a long time VW/SDS EFI user. He previously had a Waiex which first flew in 2010 using our EFI. He's presently experimenting with different intake manifold...
  6. rv6ejguy

    RV-10 Runs on SDS EFI

    Here's a video of first engine starts on Les Kearney's new RV-10 with SDS EFI fitted:
  7. rv6ejguy

    LS-3 Powered Velocity

    One of our customers built this plane and just got it running recently: We'll be following this more in the future.
  8. rv6ejguy

    Jabiru 5100 Spitfire Replica

    Murray Kester in Australia sent me a couple of in-flight photos of his Jabiru 5100 (flat 8) powered Spitfire replica today. He's been flying it for a couple of years now with our SDS EFI on it. He says they are working at fitting a Toyota 5 liter V12 to it now. Hopefully ready in about 2 years...
  9. rv6ejguy

    Continental 4A084 SDS EFI Installation

    One of my customers installed our EFI on his 084 engine. Just got it running a couple days ago. We've had a few others do this conversion in the past with just the EFI. This is the first one with EFI and spark control. Pretty neat.
  10. rv6ejguy

    SDS At Reno 2018

    We are very proud to have won the this years Reno Sport Class Gold championship on Andrew Findlay's Super Legacy, finally dethroning the tremendously dominant Jeff LaVelle who'd won it something like 7 times. This marks our second Gold win after the first ever EFI win back in 2010. Andy has the...
  11. rv6ejguy

    SDS EFI Video Series

    I just uploaded Part 1 of a new series of videos we'll be posting as we start the tuning process on a Lycoming 360 powered RV-6A fitted with our EM-5 EFI/EI. We'll be progressing through ground running/tuning, initial flights, and finally performance testing and flight tutorials. Part 1 shows...
  12. rv6ejguy

    SDS No More Leak Induction Tube Solution For Lycomings

    These use a COTS silicone O-ring to seal the tube flange against the head, eliminating the flat gaskets which have been known to leak and cause grief on occasion. Like our SDS valve covers, these billet flanges tighten down flat with even, metal to metal contact so there is no more flange...
  13. rv6ejguy

    SDS EFI Production

    I thought some here might be interested in seeing part of the machining process on our ECU boxes: https://youtu.be/xG03eReYIdA
  14. rv6ejguy

    EFI For Conti 550s

    I was working on the final design of some parts for our kit to fit Continental 550 engines today- crank sensor, mount and coil pack mounts. Andy Findlay who raced our system at Reno this year and Mark Frederick, who lent me a crankcase for measuring, have both been of great assistance. Some of...
  15. rv6ejguy

    EFI VW

    Peter van Schalkwyk in NC just sent me some photos of his new Sonex with our EFI yesterday. Very clean installation. This is his second VW EFI project. He had over 500 hours on a Waiex before with SDS.
  16. rv6ejguy

    LS3 Powered Murphy Moose

    This is Scott Hermance's Moose with an LS3 conversion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_wapGdKxOQ He's set up to help people do conversions with a mobile shop.
  17. rv6ejguy

    Andrew Findley Takes 1st Place in EXP Sport AVC 2017 with SDS EFI

    We're very proud of Andrew Findlay who took 1st place in the Experimental Sport Class in the Air Venture Cup Race last week in his twin turbo Lancair. Andrew is using our dual ECU 6F system for fuel and ignition control. He ran the plane at the Reno PRS in June also (middle photo). Andrew...
  18. rv6ejguy

    New Parts SDS EFI for Lycoming 320/360 engines

    While we've provided EFI components and electronics for Lycoming engines for over 15 years, recent increased demand has led us to develop more components in house to make installations easier for customers. We've just completed a new series of CNC'd parts for the 4 cylinder Lycomings so we can...
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