After being sure the right tank is leak free I could remount it to the wing and start a second leak test for the left tank.
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I’m happy that after the fuel cap fix the tank passed the leak test.
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During the second pressure test of the right fuel tank it looked like there was a leak.
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While pressure testing the right tank I match-drilled the left tank to the spar, de-burred and primed it.
(sorry no pictures)
Time to mount the right tank to spar and to do an extra leak test.
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I don’t like the rubber grommets because they wont last for a long time and found a better solution.
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The brackets of the right tank didn’t lean on the main spar for the top holes, this needed some shims to fill the gap. This gap is a result of the other issues I had with the main spar.
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Covid-19, beautiful weather, time to cleanup the workshop.
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More work on the fuel tanks, like match-drilling the right tank, preparing and priming the left tank and prime the mating surfaces.
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