17B receiving a fuel tank endoscopy
Fuel cap/covers removed
Inside the tank, see the wrinkle by the fuel pickup? This is why there was unaccessible fuel.
Not much room to work in Paul's little hangar
All this old Lear autopilot junk has to go!
25lbs of dirt in the carpet being exorcised
Inside of the tank
Brake line rubbing on tire
Who is the messy clown that owns this plane anyway?
Before AP install and panel changes
Broken wire on alternator
Getting it cleaned out
Old Lear AP "auto rudder"
Cleaning the carpet
Battery box corosion
Hmm where do all these extra wires go?
Might be time to clean this mess up
A little panel painting
More panel painting
Now we have most of the wires out of the way.
New panel coming together
New Fuel Bladders
Mouse nest # 231
Mouse nest #232
Mouse nest #233
Mouse nest #234
Mouse construction materials
All cleaned out
Herbie the crispy critter
Ralph, Herbie's younger but equally crispy brother
Mouse nest under floor on top of battery cable
What a clean machine!
Front shot of clean up
Mouse poop washed out on the floor. Beware the junta virus!
Soaping it all up... again
The dryer room
Taping up for the inside paint
Back in its corner