You should be able to extract the pin from the bottom while on the gear. Just bend it aft as you slide it out, small vice grips help.You might consider retrofitting the newer fiberglass fairings while you are at it.
RV6 completed 1991 sold.
RV7 #72018 N767T first flight 11/21/2017 170+ hrs.
IO-360M1B MT 3 blade, Dual AFS 5600.
1941 J3 Cub skis floats.
2019 dues gladly paid.
Last edited by Jpm757 : 08-31-2018 at 07:14 PM.