There is an old racing adage about winners and speed hardware - "Its not what you put in, it's HOW you put it in".
I think it could apply to the alternate air/filter bypass hardware.
I have the horizontal injected snorkel rotating round door type.
I used the Vans hardware but I did not follow their directions much.
Happy at 750hrs and no indications of change anytime soon.
And dispite the Vans note that the door cannot be reclosed/reset via the cable. Mine does easily.
Here's the first of 3 pages on the subject.
I did not talk about it in the blog but I did spend time massaging the parts to make sure they were both FLAT. Not kinda flat, FLAT.
RV-7A: Flying since April 15, 2012. 750hrs
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