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Old 09-05-2017, 07:46 PM
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Default Which Cowling Hinge

Guys: Planning to use the Van's supplied hinges to attach my cowling. Unfortunately, I've become confused as to which hinge, 1/8"/large or .090/small, is installed where.

Please confirm my thought that the larger hinge (1/8") is used at the firewall to the cowling aft attach edge, upper and lower, and the smaller hinge is used to join the cowling halves (upper to lower).

I do understand about using the .090 steel pins in the large hinge.

Its got to be my brain catching up to my age.

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Old 09-05-2017, 08:27 PM
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Large across the top, with small pins. Large on the sides, with large pins.
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