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RV-9A: Front Deck/Firewall - 6/14/2010
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Made the F-7127D reinforcement plateMade the F-7127D reinforcement plate
This plate goes behind the firewall and helps support the Master and Starter Relays on the front of the firewall. Now it's time establish the holes in the firewall for the nutplates. The first hole in the firewall is the left-most hole. After establishing this hole by measuring from the angle rivets to the right, I was able to make the other holes for nutplates.
Reinforcement plate and nutplates installedReinforcement plate and nutplates installed
Here, I'm testing to see if I can the bolts in without any interference.
A shot from the rearA shot from the rear
Here's the reinforcement plate installed.
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