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Old 02-04-2018, 10:32 AM
rvbuilder2002 rvbuilder2002 is offline
 
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Hi Scott,

My engine is know unpacked and I started to prepare it (section 43). The ports are equipped but I didn't see any information about oil drain valve and where to install it, just about sniffle valve with small port. When I read Lycomming manual, the horizontal sump is not the same of mine and the manual version is 01/01/2017 !!!.
I missed something ?
An oil quick drain is a builders choice option. It is not included in the FWF kit (or detailed in the plans).
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Old 02-07-2018, 04:52 PM
GigAir GigAir is offline
 
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Scott,

I am sure you are an expert at removing the bottom cowling, as you say, in 10 minutes. I would like to hear what techniques, steps, lessons learned you may have for re-installing the RV-14a bottom cowling. I have only 56 hours on my aircraft, and have had the bottom cowl off several times, however it remains to be a major struggle, to get it re-installed, even with two sets of capable hands. I know you probably have it down to a science. Thank you!

Greg Novotny
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Tacoma Narrows (KTIW)
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