VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

-POSTING RULES
-Advertise in here!
- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

Keep VAF Going
Donate methods

Point your
camera app here
to donate fast.


Go Back   VAF Forums > Model Specific > RV-14
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-02-2021, 11:03 PM
iamtheari iamtheari is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: ND
Posts: 498
Default Oil quick drain - where to safety wire it to?

I got the Saf-Air oil quick drain for my IO-390. I installed it in place of the plug on the aft face of the sump, near the center left-to-right, which I understand to be where the RV-14 and RV-14A prototypes both have it mounted. It is an NPT so I installed it finger-tight plus a full turn. Now I need to twist some lockwire onto it. But I don't see any obvious places on the engine to run the lockwire to. Does anyone have any pointers on where to aim the wire?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-02-2021, 11:53 PM
PaulvS's Avatar
PaulvS PaulvS is offline
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: Western Australia
Posts: 528
Default

Paul Dye recently wrote an article in Kitplanes magazine about fabricating tie wire tabs that are cut and bent from sheet metal. The tabs go under a bolt or nut that is convenient and have a hole drilled for the tie wire to attach. That may be a solution for you.
__________________
Paul vS (yes I'm also a Van)
Building RV-6A #22320 O-320 FP. Wings and tail complete, working on fuselage
Flying my Aeroprakt A-22 STOL and the aero club's RV-9A while I build
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:17 PM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.