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Old 06-08-2021, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by RVFan671 View Post
Do I even need to put that layer of epoxy on to reseal, or did the original cowl have what it needed for strength and sealing? I'll have a dig through the original instructions to see if it asks you to put a layer of epoxy over the cowl too.
No need really to re-coat, unless there's a pin hole somewhere that is letting engine oil through the cowl to the top. I'm assuming the layer of glass was added to line up the hinges better (just guessing here).

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