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new cowling for 1940 j3 with 0-200

40cub

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Just curious what the best avenue to get new cowling- upper and lower for my 1940 j3 with a 0-200. Thanks
 

longwinglover

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If you or someone you know have a modicum of sheet metal working ability you might consider purchasing only the nose bowl pieces from Univair and custom making the rear parts (flat sheet with hemmed edges). The Univair cowling will probably NOT fit correctly around your exhaust. Probably needs no cut out in the top half and a deeper cut out in the bottom. Honestly, this is not hard.

John Scott
 

JimC

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John is correct. Very easy to do yourself.
 

cubrath

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So much for Rob's lifetime warranty on his cowlings and eyebrows!
 

oldairplanenut

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With a little pleading, I was able to get Univair to make me a lower cowl skin with deeper exhaust cut-outs and no exhaust hole for my C-90. I used the old cowl to mock up the location of the exhaust hole on the new cowl.
 
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