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    Cowling Upgrade

    What would be needed to replace a Black Max clamshell cowling with a one piece cowling?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BIG AL View Post
    What would be needed to replace a Black Max clamshell cowling with a one piece cowling?
    Thanks , Al
    Top cowling
    Bottom cowling
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    2 base plate gaskets

    Lifting the powerhead on an old engine will probably be the most difficult part of the exercise. Those studs tend to get corroded.

    You may want to replace the base plate at the same time.
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    maybe some tell-tale plumbing,might as well go twin pisser!! god I'm getting old,can't even remember where the pisstale exits on a clamshell and I have 2! oh ya, out the bottom of the clam bracket!

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    Could you use a 2000+ cowling with the 2 piece lower and not have to pull the power head?
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    The 90s drop on cowls and the alien cowls all mount using a base plate that is sandwiched between the adapter and power head. Doesn't matter which adapter is used for mounting but the base plate needs to match as some don't have a hole cut out for the poppet on a 2 piece adapter.Click image for larger version. 

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    Quote Originally Posted by BIG AL View Post
    Could you use a 2000+ cowling with the 2 piece lower and not have to pull the power head?
    Thanks, Al
    Yes,..

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    Quote Originally Posted by BIG AL View Post
    Could you use a 2000+ cowling with the 2 piece lower and not have to pull the power head?
    Thanks, Al
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    Someone had mentioned that going that rout would be the easiest but I wanted to make sure it was do-able.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BIG AL View Post
    Someone had mentioned that going that rout would be the easiest but I wanted to make sure it was do-able.
    Thanks, Al
    This is the style cowl I have , and makes it so much easier to work on and just 2 or 3 min to get it all off.

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    aren't those cowls 15lbs!

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    You may have to lift the powerhead to get #31 installed. I don't think you can get those nuts off unless you lift it just a little tiny bit.
    Those are heavy cowls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BIG AL View Post
    Could you use a 2000+ cowling with the 2 piece lower and not have to pull the power head?
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    Yes.

    You can keep the top cowling as well.
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    Thanks to all, now just to find a cowling.
    Al
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    I have all the stuff ya need........any style but race......

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssv1761982 View Post
    You may have to lift the powerhead to get #31 installed. I don't think you can get those nuts off unless you lift it just a little tiny bit.
    Those are heavy cowls.
    The 3 piece bucket is actually lighter than newer style bucket , I was gonna trade but mine was lighter so I stuck with it , it was a noticable difference just picking up the bucket , with the (200 xri cowl) being lighter

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