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Old 12-20-2013, 05:21 PM
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Default Baffle Material ??

Time to replace baffle seals. Does anyone have experience with McFarlane Cowl Saver Baffle Seal Material. Is it really better than the usual silicon? They claim less abrasion and vibration transfer to the cowl. Hype or fact? Thoughts appreciated.
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Old 12-20-2013, 06:31 PM
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Time to replace baffle seals. Does anyone have experience with McFarlane Cowl Saver Baffle Seal Material. Is it really better than the usual silicon? They claim less abrasion and vibration transfer to the cowl. Hype or fact? Thoughts appreciated.
Its fact. Ever see the demo in person or on the web? I used it in my -10. Well worth the extra $100 or so IMHO.
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Old 12-20-2013, 07:00 PM
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I see no evidence of rubbjg on my cowl and it sure does seem smooth.

Between my oil temps and Cylinder Head temps being low I have to think I have great sealing with my McFarlane baffle seals.
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Old 12-23-2013, 04:44 AM
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Thanks for the input. I think I'll give McFarland a try.
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Question Scored or not

McFarland offers the material in either a scored version or not. Is the scored version better for the RV cowl type. I guess Iím not understanding the benefit.
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