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Old 12-21-2018, 09:43 AM
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Default Fwd Cockpit order of assembly tips

Working on fwd cockpit. Wondering if anyone has tips or tricks as far as order of assembly.



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Old 12-21-2018, 10:32 PM
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Do the gear tower access modification you will be really glad you did!!!!!
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Old 12-21-2018, 11:47 PM
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Has anyone gotten feedback from Van's on modifying the gear towers?
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Old 12-22-2018, 06:19 PM
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  1. If you're going to use Grove gear, drill the extra holes in the floor in the gear towers for the improved brake line routing. (search if you're not familiar with this)
  2. make the gear tower cover mod.
  3. I used a stubby drill in the countersink cage to drill the lower longerons. Kept the holes nice and square. It's an awkward angle. Or you can just be careful!
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