Originally Posted by Steve Pierce
Factory used .020" thick 3003 aluminum for the boot cowl. I use .020" 2024T-3, stronger and no extra weight. Patched too many cracked and dented boot cowls.
Randy, at Plaschem Anc Has been making carbon fiber cowls. I used one with Clyde's ss fire wall. The cf boot cowl is made in 3 pieces for easy access to service behind instrument panel. I saved about four pounds