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Old 02-13-2021, 12:33 PM
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Mike, are those Rutan Boomerang style inlet...
Yes. The inlet ducts are rigid and fixed to the engine.
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Old 02-15-2021, 08:41 AM
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Default Has anyone seen this mod for #6 cooling?

https://youtu.be/zJarbIjIhDQ

Itís simpler than the RV-14 mod for cooling.
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Old 02-16-2021, 10:18 AM
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A plenum does not need to be complicated.

I used the "stock" baffle sides as a basis for my plenum and simply added a flat wrap "lid" made of .016 2024. As mentioned, held in place by piano hinge on all sides. Takes 30 seconds to remove and 2 minutes to install (no tools).
Looks good, but how do you access the dipstick?
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Old 02-16-2021, 10:23 AM
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Looks good, but how do you access the dipstick?
I added a simple sliding shutter after that picture was taken.
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Old 02-17-2021, 06:04 PM
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Thatís a simple great idea
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