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Update on the Zenith supplied cabin heater for my 701. Installed it in December and it works as advertised...actually a little bit better than advertised as I only need about 1/3 heat on days at 30 f outside. A couple of things: I went down to my aircraft supply store...Coop Plumbing section...and found a 45 elbow in black plastic that fit over the heater firewall tube perfectly. I then cut a slot in the elbow OD so that I could put an AN 3 bolt thru...left it a little loose.. for an adjustment of where the heat went. That works well also. Only trouble was that it it didn't have the clearance that I wanted from the shroud to the ring mount and also I relieved...punched in... the shroud to allow a little more clearance to the nose wheel mounting point. Sorry no pics at this time.
As an addendum: Don't use the black plastic 45 that I described...the damn thing melted...no smoke. fumes or flame but just melterd down. It was a greta idea while it lasted. Now I'm trying to ascertain what I will try next.