I'm building a 750 and am working on the cowling. I'm using William winn's nose bow,l and a kit provided by J. Weseman, between the nose bowl and firewall. All mtl. combined is about 3mm thick…Continue
The move to the airport is a milestone! It won’t be long now and you will be able to enjoy the fruits of your labour. These planes fly great so I think you will be thrilled with your choice to build this airplane. Good luck on your completion and let’s keep in touch.
Thanks and good to hear from you, Ron! You ought to be getting into that "90% done, 90% left to go" phase by now! Haha! How is it going? I need to pop up and visit again - always looking for somewhere to fly!
No that wasn’t me (I can’t remember who said they were going to try a limiter cable but I can’t see why it wouldn’t work.) We found that we don’t need the limiting rod. The spring works well without. As a point of reference, it is my friend who has the Viking spring. I have decided to stay with the bungee unless I have longevity problems like some of the other guys.
Hi Ron, in case I didn't answer this, here's a new picture of the teflon lines I installed in place of the rigid. I needed some give when reinstalling the valve, and these worked out much better, Make sure you get the banjo type fittings designed for the valve, these are not tapered pipe thread and you need the banjo fitting to make the 90 degree turn, not the elbows I have.
The front fitting goes to a bulkhead fitting on the floor and then underneath to the front.
And here's a picture that shows the seat pan and brackets
Yea, the rubber lines kinda scare me, and that whole deal of replacing them every five years, not my idea of user friendly, that being said the abrasion resistance and "streatchability" of rubber along with the low cost of the line and fittings does give the idea some merit.
How has the Corvair been? I have two core engines coming and have been in discussions with Corvair SPA regarding their 3.3litre upcoming engine!! pretty darned excited to finally start something I've spent years researching....
If its appropriate to add a fellow Corvair user as a friend, I will do so!!
Hi Ron, I'm sorry to say I haven't looked at how to install the V1 fuel selector yet. You may have seen from my posts that I know nothing about this building thing and that extends to the engine side of things too. I'm going to be getting some friends to help put the engine on and plumb fuel lines and at that point they will look at the selector and hopefully know what to do.
Sorry not to be of any help... I do know there are people on here with that in their 750, might be worth a forum post asking for hints? - Paul
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