Stall Warner Continued

After finishing up a previous build session on the fuel tanks, I decided to change gears a bit, since I got some new tools/toys!  I FINALLY bought a proper set of crimpers ands strippers from SteinAir! I was needing these to finish up some wiring on the stall warner.  So, … Continue reading

Sealing the Right Tank Drain and Fuel Cap

Another proseal session tonight, but this was a pretty short one.  This stuff is still messy, and I still have a hard time dealing with it, because I am not good with messy stuff!  I wanted to get the tank drain, and the fuel filler sealed and ready to go, … Continue reading

Sealing and Riveting Right Tank Stiffeners

Its time.  Time to start working with this sticky, smelly, nasty sealant again.  I have not really been looking forward to this, but it has to be done.  My right tank has been scuffed and semi-cleaned in the last couple of build sessions, so I wanted to give it another … Continue reading

Right Tank Deburring and Dimpling Part 2

Another semi-boring build update.  I’m still working towards pro-sealing these tanks, and the right one is pretty much ready after tonights work.  I started out by finishing up the last remaining deburring on the ribs, which wasn’t much, the pile on the left is what I had left to get … Continue reading

Right Tank Deburring Part 1

This is a quick build update as there isn’t much of an update.  I disassembled the right tank and then removed the plastic from the parts so I could start the arduous process of deburring, edge finishing and dimpling.  I logged a little over an hour tonight, and that was … Continue reading

Right Tank Resistive Float Sender and Vent Line

More progress made on the fuel tanks tonight! I picked up with the right tank, and I wanted to get the vent line trimmed and finished.  I had left it a little long so I could trim it down to size once I bought a tubing cutter.  Well, I remembered … Continue reading