HOMECOMMENTS/ARTICLES2016 HCAA CONTACTSPHOTO GALLERY

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Apr 2, 2012 - Installed fuel selector in center console.
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Apr 4, 2012 - Painted and installed nose wheel strut.
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Apr 4, 2012 - Installed shock cord ring.  Afterwards, I could not turn the strut even with pry bar through the fork.
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Apr 12, 2012 - Spent several hours of researching, removing and re-installing the strut, shock cord and the support block.  I finally removed the V shaped support block and milled the surface flat.
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Apr 12, 2012 - Reassembled the strut, support block and shock cord, with lots of lithium grease.  These helped a little with the stiffness, but did not fix the problem.
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Apr 13, 2012 - Painted steering rods connecting rudder pedals to nose wheel.  Add shrink wrap at point where the rods would go trough the firewall slider panels.
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Apr 13, 2012 - Installed the steering rods through the firewall.  Looks nice, but really did not work.  Going to replace the metal slider plates with something else.
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Apr 21, 2012 - Following the plan demensions, the rudder cables would be very close to the control stick cross tube.  The pilot side actually rubbed.
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Apr 21, 2012 - I removedd the nylon bearings I had previous installed, and replaced with new ones.  Moved the hole down 7 mm.  Plenty of clearance for rudder cables now.
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Apr 23, 2012 - Made plate to cover hole in bottom of fuselage for old gascolator location.
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Apr 30, 2012 - Gascolator pass-through backing plate on cabin side of firewall.
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Apr 30, 2012 - Gascolator installed on firewall.
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Apr 30, 2012 - Installing fuel lines from fuel selector to left & right tanks.
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Apr 30, 2012 - Routing of the fule line from the fuel selector output to the gascolator.
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Apr 30. 2012 - Fuel line connection to the gascolator pass-through.
 

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