Wings

Fuel Tank Final Prep #2

With a morning session, an evening session, and some help from Giacomo, we were able to wrap up final prep for fuel tank. In this post, check out all the little things needed to finalize prep for fuel tank assembly.

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Wings

Fuel Tank Final Prep #1

In this quick session before heading to the final 49ers game of the year, I started wrapping up miscellaneous prep tasks before starting final assembly.

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Workshop

Temp Control and Kaizen Foam

With temperatures dropping, and fuel tank sealing on the horizon, I need to find a way to heat up an area for sealant application. See what I came up with in this post. And what is Kaizen Foam you ask? You got it! Also in this post.

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Wings

Tank to Rib test fit

What I thought was going to be a quick session turned long as underestimated the work to fit the tank skin on the ribs. Read on to find out more.

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Wings

Tiedowns and Tank Ribs

Tonight I spent a couple hours disassembling a lot of the fittings and getting the tie-downs installed. In this post I’ll show you how to drill out the tie-down holes, and more importantly…how NOT too…:).

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