Over the last couple of days I’ve been working on prepping for the wing attachment. I’m not going to attach the wings until I move to the hanger, which won’t be for another couple of weeks, but I’m trying to get done as much of the work I can do at home in the shop without the wings attached, prior to heading to the airport. Flap pushrods Setup a bending
Tonight I fixed a avionics issues with the AHRS. Turns out that a coupled of soldered wires came loose. Tracked it down and all is good now. Finished sniffle valve tube
Installed the mixture control mechanism Alternate air source door Alternator belt tightened and alternator bolts torqued PMag ignition wired up P-Lead to the left magneto wired
Installed the scat tubing to the oil cooler Installed the throttle cable to the fuel injector Installed the prop governor cable to the prop governor
Installed fuel line from fuselage to fuel pump Fabricated oil cooler box Installed fittings into the oil cooler. I order steel Aeroquip fittings from Summit Racing instead of using the aluminum ones provided by Van's. The instructions that came with the oil cooler specifically say to use steel, not aluminum fittings. Some guys that have used the aluminum fittings have had problems with the threads galling Oil cooler inlet box mounted to the oil cooler Oil cooler mounted.
Installed heat shields to protect fuel flow sensor Wired EGT and CHT probes on right side of engine Installed breather tube
All wires secured with Adel clamps...there are ton of work...have I mentioned I hate them!
Heat muffs installed. Joined with scat tubing Scat tubing cut to length Installed scat tubing for cabin heat