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Old 05-01-2018, 10:09 AM
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Thanks all for chiming in. I have noticed on the nose wheel pants that more clearance is needed for the L&R turns then straight and would imagine the same would apply for the gear fairing. Just trying to get the cleanest look without interference.

Second question that I have been wondering... since I don't have the cowl installed yet (way to go to get to that portion yet), has anyone created/installed an upper intersection fairing for the nose gear or the aluminum part gives it a very clean look?
None was developed for the kit since the gear leg moves within the opening in the bottom of the cowl.
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Old 05-01-2018, 11:53 AM
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Another thing to check is the vertical height and pitch angle of the nose wheel fairing, which makes a lot of difference in how it lines up with the gear leg fairing.
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Old 05-01-2018, 04:26 PM
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I agree, the close out should be installed for flight.
Got it! Thanks guys.
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Old 05-01-2018, 07:15 PM
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Another thing to check is the vertical height and pitch angle of the nose wheel fairing, which makes a lot of difference in how it lines up with the gear leg fairing.
Correct, trust but verify.

The heavy lifting has been done and looks great. I must have put the fairing on&off more than 100 times (a bit of exaggeration) to get the good fit but it was worth the effort.
Now I am wondering if I should glass over the rivets (for the piano hinge) to keep them from coming loose and not showing thru paint over time. I guess compared to the 7A, there is hardly any relative movement in relation to the gear leg so should hold up better.
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