Brief Description: Prep for engine run, engine first run
5/8/20 2.2 Hours Riveted rear center channel cover into place. Put wing and fuselage inspection plates into place. Checked tire pressure and added air as needed.
5/9/20 5.8 Hours Paul and Mikk Butler on site. Installed fuel drip tray on riight carburetor. Moved plane onto ramp, tied down and chalked. Started engine. Oil temp would not go above 105F at 2000 RPM (cool day), Added two rows of duct tape to oil cooler. Oil temp got to above 120F Ran engin at 3000 RPM, 4000 then finally full throtle of 5640 RPM. Hobbs run time: .4 Ended up with ten squawks to address. Mags switches did not shut off engine, no coolant temp or EGT indications, full throtle did not go to stops, oil leak on oil cooler conector, fuel leak at return connector, coolant bottle not full enough. Prop pitch will have to be adjusted. Add rub protector to a oil line. Clean oil splatters. Added oil line protector. Mag ground wires not pushed in all the way (we think). Added coolant to overflow bottle. Addjusted throtle cables for ful throtle.