Hrs: 6

Mount right tank to wing spar

Time to mount the right tank to spar and to do an extra leak test.

Sling builder Alois from Germany gave me a bottle Ardrox AV30, a product that TAF is using for corrosion protection of the mating surfaces. Especially the top fuel tank skin has only a small overlap with the top skin of the wing. To prevent water entering here I used this product:

I added thick washers under the AN3 bolts and torqued them to 29 inch/lbs:

Todo: is replace the AN3 bolts under the ticker shims with longer bolts.

Attached the Schrader valve to the breather line to do a final leak test:

Manometer connected:

Leak test in progress:

See Fuel tank leak test for more info.