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Is there some type of boot for the two threaded rods that control the front nose wheel? Trying to keep engine compartment smells from entering the cabin area.
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I didn't go with boots because I couldn't get anything to fit neatly. I tried the jeep shifter boots but they didn't turn out very nice so I scrapped them.
What I ended up doing was making up a slide plate system similar to what is used on the 750. I made up thin wall 4130 sleeves which I internally threaded and put on over the threaded nose wheel push rods so the outer surface was smooth. I used jam nuts to hold the sleeves in place so they could not vibrate and jamb the mechanism. The plates that cover the slots and the slides that hold them in place are made of the same material as the firewall. The finished product does a pretty good job of sealing up the push rod slots and looks quite finished.
You can also make boots using some fiberglass and RTV. Honestly I never installed mine. There is enough draft in the cockpit that it is not a problem.... as proven with a CO monitor.
Thanks for the Info.
Ask that question under the forums....I remember seeing some posted pictures several months ago of exactly what you are looking for, but after a quick check I couldn't find them again.
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