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Old 01-30-2020, 08:12 AM
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I am wondering why you are installing two boost pumps. Do they run together or just one at a time? Is there a check valve on each pump?

My Andair boost pump just failed, of course away from home. After seven years and may be 30 hours run time. I wished to had a setup like yours!
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Old 01-30-2020, 08:23 AM
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I am wondering why you are installing two boost pumps. Do they run together or just one at a time? Is there a check valve on each pump?

My Andair boost pump just failed, of course away from home. After seven years and may be 30 hours run time. I wished to had a setup like yours!
Hey!

I am running or will be running SDS EFI, which runs on an electric fuel pump. The second is the backup pump and you typically run one pump at a time. The manifold setup is a nice clean installation they offer.

There will be a downstream fuel pressure regulator that is not pictured. It is a loop circulation system, so there is a return line to the fuel tanks.

These SDS systems have a great track record and are very clean looking to boot!

Not familiar with the specifics of your system but I am guessing you could integrate a backup...or maybe not...
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Old 01-30-2020, 03:49 PM
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Hey Kent! Looking good!

Did you ever get the rest of those rivets done on your wing? I don't know what kind of arms can reach in there, but I hope you found a way. Keep up the progress!
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Old 01-30-2020, 07:12 PM
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Hey Kent! Looking good!

Did you ever get the rest of those rivets done on your wing? I don't know what kind of arms can reach in there, but I hope you found a way. Keep up the progress!
Not yet! It is doable but I need to get some time with serious concentration and vitality!
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Old 04-07-2020, 11:55 AM
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Had these to post for some time:

[IMG]IMAG1119 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG1124 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG1131 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG1151 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG1161 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG1167 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG1205 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG1209 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMAG1217 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

Finally got the wing sorted out. Took a way long time with my hobbit arms, but had some help with part of it, James Jula, thanks!
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Old 04-08-2020, 10:30 AM
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On the electrical side with regard to the landing/wig wag switch, what is used to make likes "wig wag" vs both on?
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Old 04-08-2020, 12:24 PM
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On the electrical side with regard to the landing/wig wag switch, what is used to make likes "wig wag" vs both on?
Well, I was going to add a "wig/wag" module to initiate that feature. As it turns out with the "ACM" component I am electing to use in the plane from Advanced Flight has a "wig/wag" function so I will not have that type of switch. I don't believe. That is an on/off/on switch. I haven't dug back into that after deciding to go with the ACM.

I am still in the learning stages of a lot of this electrical systems final design.
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Old 04-25-2020, 02:53 PM
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Fuel selector cover

[IMG]template cover fuel by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]fuel valve cover by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr[/IMG]

I had to make a custom cover to enclose the lines for the SDS setup.
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Old 05-14-2020, 05:37 PM
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I got the left tank retrofitted with the return line and sealed up.

IMAG1248 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr

tank access by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr

IMAG1246 by Kent Luttrell, on Flickr

A little messy but I think the function is there but only testing will tell. I just noticed that the "Z" bracket in the photo is wrong. Drilled for plate nuts that are not indicated. Replace or fill holes with rivets? Hhmmm
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Heck ya dude!

I think replacing that Z-bracket would be a beotch! Okay, not that bad but I wouldn't want to play around with more proseal if it wasn't necessary. I think I would fill the holes and move on. With this one being on the inboard end I might also send an email to Van's but I'm betting they would say the same. Never know though I guess.
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