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Firewall Forming Block & Parts

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November 15, 2007
Firewall Forming Blocks...

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November 15, 2007
7F1-1 Firewall... 26 Gage Galvanized Sheet metal

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November 16, 2007
All the Firewall Assembly Parts formed from scratch...
7F7-1SP Upper Channel
7F7-2C Vert Lower Channel
7F7-3 Vert Top Channel
7F7-5 Firewall Stiffeners(2)
7F7-6C Bungee Pin
7F7-7SP Top Channel Stiffener
7F7-8C Channel Doubler(2)
7F7-9C Gear Gusset(1L & 1R)

 
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November 30, 2007
Firewall Clecoed - ready for riveting...

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January 16, 2008
Firewall Riveting Complete - ready to install... Gear Gusssets should be enlarged(longer)!

 
Larger Modified Gear Gussets... 180mm now("M" refers to modified)
 
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October 20, 2011
7F7-9CM - Modified Gear Gusset blanks... 0.040! Design was 120mm... redesigned to 180mm. Adds more support to the Vertical Lower Channel!

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October 20, 2011
7F7-9CM - Modified Gear Gussets. Redesigned to 180mm... 0.040! Adds more support to the Vertical Lower Channel!

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October 20, 2011
7F7-2C Vertical Lower Channel
7F7-8C Channel Doubler

 
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October 20, 2011
7F7-2C Vertical Lower Channel
7F7-8C Channel Doubler
7F7-9CM Modified Gear Gusset

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October 20, 2011
7F7-2C Vertical Lower Channel
7F7-8C Channel Doubler
7F7-6C Bungee Pin
Riveted together...

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October 20, 2011
7F7-2C Vertical Lower Channel
7F7-8C Channel Doubler
7F7-9CM Modified Gear Gusset
7F7-6C Bungee Pin
Clecoed together and ready to install on the Firewall...

 
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October 20, 2011
Firewall finished showing the new modified Gear Gussets riveted in place...

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October 20, 2011
Firewall finished with the new modified Gear Gussets installed...

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October 20, 2011
7F7-4C Upper Bearing(Nylon)
7F7-4C Lower Bearing(Nylon)
7F8-4 Rear Lower Bearing
7F8-5 Front Lower Bearing
7F8-6 Nose Gear Stops(L & R)

 

 
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