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Pitot/Static

magman

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When a fuel tank is removed on a Cherokee it is easy to note how the Pitot/Static lines are routed.

However; the grommets in the ribs that the lines pass through tend to deteriorate.

This allows the rib to saw at the aluminum tubing.

I'm not sure it happens but the possibility of a hole in a line is there.

I have cut plastic tubing lengthwise & slipped over the 3/16 tubing & secured it with ty-raps.

A difficult area is well inboard at the wing root.

Anyone have a BETTER/EASIER fix?
 

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