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ljkrume
PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 6:10 pm 
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So I'm ready to build up the intake on the lower cowling and I find it soaked from an oil leak on the engine inside. Guess the resin won't stick to do the fiberglass work and there's no way to get the oil out of the lamination. I need another cowl section to work with. This is the 4-piece cowl using side-cheeks. Anyone have something uncut to replace the bottom section?

Les Krumel, Albuquerque


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Rich Brazell
PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:12 pm 
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My bottom cowl was uncut from CSA. CSA = Classic Sport Aircraft.

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James Grahn
PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:58 pm 
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Try Classic. I believe Mike just got some new fiberglass in

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ljkrume
PostPosted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:10 pm 
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Well, I bit the bullet and started the fiberglass work. I was able to save my lower cowl by cutting out a large section and replacing it. A flat sheet of plexiglass was clecoed to it for a form that made a real nice surface on the bottom. Metal working is my thing; not so much fiberglass, but this wasn't so bad. I make a bigger mess just eating my lunch. Someone here pointed me to this website that was a big help. http://rvpilot.com/Fiberglass/fiberglass.html. Now to get on with the rest of the induction system.

Les Krumel


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