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Old 12-18-2009, 12:53 PM
SteveH SteveH is offline
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Late model Pig hoods can be extremely hard to find in nice shape - they are weak and tend to dent. I have noticed the glue bonding of the braces to the hood sheet metal can pop loose, too - I reglued mine with a urethane adhesive (PL-series from Home Depot).

The claim is that the late model hoods have the 'power bulge' for the 2F air cleaner. I have seen early hoods put on pigs with late style 2F engines, and the engine still cleared the 2F air cleaner.

I like to use the term 'power bulge' just because it should be worthy of guffaws and outright horse-laughs among those who know the output of a 2F.
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