Cut all the power wires to length and labeled each. Stripped each wire and terminated with a crimp on fuse holder. Had to buy yet another crimp tool for these… https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004P2VAVM/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_apip_atOw34QqkDCOo
I’m going to open a crimper museum when I’m done with the plane.
Inserted all of the terminated power wires into the Bussmann fuse block that I bought from Waytek.
Mounted the fuse block and the Van’s power module kit, popped the fuses in and put the cover on.
I temporarily connected the battery and everything powered up with out incident or smoke. I still need to wire the GMU 11 in the left wing. Then I can plug the wing harnesses into the fuselage and test everything out. I also verified that PFD1 would power up from the IBBS. Very exciting to see all the avionics light up though.
|Today’s Time (hours):||8.0|
|Finish kit (hours):||165.0|
|Total Time (hours):||899.0|