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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,340
Posted By Navy76
As far as I can tell, they were simply over...

As far as I can tell, they were simply over tightened and stripped. They appear to be the right length and size. I suppose they might have come from a bad bunch of stock but outwardly the look fine....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,340
Posted By Navy76
I finally got the tank off. I ended up buying a...

I finally got the tank off. I ended up buying a tight fit 90 degree drill extension from ACS and then used a drill guide that I turned on my lathe to help me drill a #30 hole in the exact center of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,340
Posted By Navy76
Iíve only got room to work on one wing at a time....

Iíve only got room to work on one wing at a time. Iíve been working on the left wing and havenít gotten back to trying to remove the right tank. I did call Vanís however and they recommended trying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,340
Posted By Navy76
Bavafa, the stripped bolts are both in the groups...

Bavafa, the stripped bolts are both in the groups of three that hold the z-brackets on the aft bulkhead of the tank to the spar. I can see the head of one of them through the access hole but the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,340
Posted By Navy76
I am able to see the back side of one of the...

I am able to see the back side of one of the bolts with an inspection camera. Luckily it is only one rib outboard from the wing root and there happened to be a 3/8Ē hole in the root rib the I could...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,340
Posted By Navy76
Thanks for the feedback! Iíll call Vanís Tuesday...

Thanks for the feedback! Iíll call Vanís Tuesday and see what they say. These particular bolts are in the most inaccessible spots, almost anywhere else and Iíd have more options. Murphyís Law holds...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,340
Posted By Navy76
QB Fuel tank stripped threads

Recently Iíve been trying to install fuel level sender on my RV-14A QB right wing. I called Vans for help and tips. Itís very difficult to see whatís going on inside the completed tank. Vans...
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