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Getting Right with the Lord -- I Mean the FAA

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Dec 29, 2010
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It seems my almost new-to-me 1965 Cherokee is missing any documentation or logbook entries for the following aftermarket mods:

1. Replacement of the OEM compass with a vertical card compass.
2. Replacement of the OEM wing tip nav lights with Whelen (I think) nav/strobe lights.
3. Installation of a panel light dimmer switch. Pedigree unknown. It appears to have been fashioned out of the dimmer switches in later model Cherokees.
4. Installation of a heated pitot tube (which was an OEM option).

Being the obsessive rule-follower that I am, I would like to rectify this to the extent possible. How do I go about doing this without running into a regulatory buzz saw at the Friendly Aviation Agency and a possible grounding of my aircraft?

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