Engines / Mods / Prop
- Replaced main fuel lines with new.
- Rebuilt the seat with carbon fiber overlays to repair cracks in corners, strengthen the seat, and improve aesthetics.
- Rewired the entire aircraft forward of the seats including replacing the Garmin 430 and GMA340 with a GTR200B and Aera 560. Removed the VOR equipment.
- Powder coated all interior panels except the main instrument panel.
- Replaced pilot side rudder pedals with new Puka pedals.
- Replaced plastic brake lines at the calipers with braided.
- Replaced plastic header tank with modern aluminum design
- Replaced lead-acid battery with EarthX 680C
- Installed carbon fiber oil cooler exhaust plenum with electric actuated damper. This provided cockpit-controlled oil temperatures.
- Installed 8 lb counterweight in the tail for CG trim. The aircraft is now ideal CG with heavy Lycoming engine with very good handling qualities and no requirement for baggage when flying solo.
- Installed cooling inlet fronts to trim CHT and oil temps and move away from temporary baffle covers
- Removed painted red stripe on engine cowling
- Welded a doubler on the tailwheel mounting flange to prevent known metal fatigue cracking on Model 5's. Installed Airframes Alaska T3 tailwheel suspension system.
- Upgraded Avmap Ultra to Garmin G5.
- Replaced pilot side door with new-style bubble with new frame and latch design.
- Replaced tail fairings with new to prevent chafing on horizontal stabilizer.
- Replaced Cleveland wheels and brakes with Beringer dual calipers.
- Replaced tires with tubeless Goodyear 26" bushwheels.
- Replaced Matco master cylinders with Beringer and installed brake regulator for brake power adjustment. Replaced all brake lines with new Beringer design.
- Replaced all rudder pedal torque tubes with new gusseted design to eliminate fatigue cracking risk at the base weld. Reworked the mounting blocks for minimal friction.
- Replaced main control torque tube with new and rebuilt all controls under the pilot seat to remove any friction or freeplay.
- Installed fabric reinforcement tape on the belly to extend fabric life where it contacts fuselage tubing.
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