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Old 03-23-2014, 01:09 AM
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I sealed the nutplate rivets, but it isn't really necessary. If you reinstall your cover plates like the photos below (sealant only, no cork gasket), they won't leak. I used Torx head screws to make them easier to remove if it ever becomes necessary.

Miles (VAF# 1238, Paid up as of 12/20)
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1955 Cessna 170B flying since 1982

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