||Have this insert installed by an avionics shop if you do not have
all the proper tools, are not a qualified technician or are not sure
you are capable of doing this job.
||Remove the four retaining screws, two from each side.
||Pull the faceplate from the radio.
||Remove the old lens
||If the faceplate needs painting
continue otherwise go to 9.
||Sand or clean the aluminum faceplate
as needed. Paint the entire faceplate with a
quality paint such as Krylon's® 1613 Semi-Flat Black.
||After the paint is fully dry, carefully scrap off the paint from
the text and trim band using the back end of an X-Acto®
blade or sand paper.
||Paint the entire faceplate with a
quality paint such as Krylon's® Matte Clear paint to protect the
freshly exposed aluminum from oxidation.
||Place the insert into the aluminum
||Use silicone caulking or GOOP® glue
to secure the lens to the aluminum frame. Use a small screw driver or
similar object as an application device to put a small amount of
adhesive at each of the four corners of the lens. Be careful not to let
any become visible looking through the lens.
||Install faceplate and secure with the four retaining screws.
||Tell all your aircraft buddies about
Aircraft Engravers and place the enclosed sticker on the metal case
for future reference.