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Cowling Hinge and Pin Set

Cowling Hinge and Pin Set


Most people (including myself, unfortunately) just go with the standard nutsets and phillips head screws to hold their engine cowling on.  What I have found is that it’s such a pain to take off that I rarely ever do.

The top cowl on my Zenith CH750 has about 20 screws in it, and the bottom cowl has another 8 or so.  When the screwdriver slips then pain gets scratched, if you over tighten any screws then the fibreglass get all crazed and holding the cowls in place by yourself is a trick all of it’s own.

What this hinge system does is allows you to remove the cowls in less than 40 seconds, and it re-installing takes about 3 minutes.  The fitting is much stronger than the screws.

Please note that I always recommend that these be included in the purchase of the FWF.  They are not a stock item and freight can be expensive due to the fact that they are 1 m long.  Freight is not included in this price.


Additional information

Weight .45 kg
Dimensions 100 × 5 × 2 cm

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