The James pressure plenum smooth out with a lot of fill and sand work. The valve covers got powder coated
along with the intake tubes. We used a Vetterman's exhaust that we had coated by Jet Hot. If we ever do that again it will
be with their hotter "flat black" coating. The silver coating has started to flake off after only 40 or so hours of time on
We installed an inverted oil system. You can see the check valve mounted on the bottom left of the firewall.
All the fuel and oil lines got firesleeved. After flight testing we had to replace the oil cooler with a larger model and
the mounting changed to a horizontal position.
No cheezy decals here! We covered the aft cabin walls in ultra leather and had the "experimental" embroidered
in. Phil picked up a set of Hooker harnesses at Sun N Fun for a great price and they matched the drop in interior
we had bought. You can also pick out on the sliding canopy and the way we made the canopy and the frame finish out smooth
and flat. The windshield side is finished the same and only a small round rubber strip is needed to give a good water tight