Steering Rod Swivels Assembly Kit
SKU: SC 10AK
The Steering Rod Swivels Assembly Kit seals your steering control rods from your engine compartment, reducing the risk of fumes in the cockpit. If you want easy sliding of your control rods and don't want any binding and scraping then this one’s for you. No riveting required if installed during your aircraft's initial assembly of firewall but all the fasteners are there for those of you that have already gone past that stage.
If you are retro-fitting this product onto an already assembled Zenith Aircraft (such as in the case of a "Quick Build" model, you will need to drill out the 5 rivets to the right on the steering slider backing plate on both sides in order to install our steering swivel slider. (Marked green in photo)
Also, if there are any rivets behind the backing plate, they must be removed and replaced with countersunk rivets to allow the steering rod swivels to slide freely. (Area marked red in photo)
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Install your steering rod swivels as shown in the two photos below by placing the Zenith supplied backing plate on top of the steering rod swivels, and installing using the supplied rivets.
Add a drop of oil to each side and then keep adding every once in awhile as required!