The following is a brief and simple description of my construction of a Vans RV8 aircraft. Scroll down to the labels for a complete log of each section. Enjoy!
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Saturday, February 19, 2011
Oil Cooler Final Install
Final Install with High Temp RTV applied
I opted to use steel -8 elbow fittings after reading about an accident where an aluminum cooler fitting broke off. The steel ones are also much easier to remove and resist galling too. I beefed the cooler up in a number of ways to help prevent baffle cracking. I hope it works. I may add a brace inside the baffle as well...