I received the replacement step rib #4 so I could continue with the step ribs of the right wing.
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Time for the yearly Aero in Friedrichshafen, it’s THE event for general aviation in Europe.
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Bend the fuel sender arms and mounted them.
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I received the new fuel tank hardware to start on the fuel pickup and return fittings again.
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As mentioned in the previous post I was unsure about applying Loctite 577 to the thread of the flared fittings. After some more research it’s obvious that no sealant is required so I decided to remove the inside breather lines and to redo them. One other reason to redo them is that the flares on the inside breather lines were not formed nicely.
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Mixed a 2 oz Semco cartridge with tank sealant for the tank fittings.
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Preparing the tank fittings so everything is scuffed and de-greased before the sealant can be applied.
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I continued with bending the other breather line and installed them and started working on the fuel sender units.
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There was an issue with the elbow for the breather lines and since the manual wasn’t of any help for bending the the tube I had to figure out that myself.
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