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Old 05-12-2017, 11:06 PM
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Hi Everyone, Im in the process of buying a 97 Excel 38 that will need some parts and wondered if anyone would point me in the right direction .
The boat is pretty much complete but needs to be reassembled and then upholstered.
One thing that i know is missing is the engine covers. Does anyone know where or if i can get the raised covers like the ones on the 38 KV boats ?

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You make them, there flat, so not to difficult, its wood and fiberglass, like paper mache for big people.
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Glass Dave might be helpful. Search his name, he's frequently in the fiberglass section.
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Hi Everyone, Im in the process of buying a 97 Excel 38 that will need some parts and wondered if anyone would point me in the right direction .
The boat is pretty much complete but needs to be reassembled and then upholstered.
One thing that i know is missing is the engine covers. Does anyone know where or if i can get the raised covers like the ones on the 38 KV boats ?

TIA for any help

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the KV decks and Excel are completely different and not interchangeable. Its going to be tough to find a lone hatch for that model. I have a 96 Excel and could build one off based on mine but cost if fairly high for a single loft. You could have six or seven thousand in a custom build and thats before paint or anything else. Do you need blower clearanced race style or flat pad style?
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Hi Dave, I didnt realise the decks were not the same , thats going to make things more "interesting" I'll be looking at blower clearanced race style deck rather than a flat pad ( hence my thoughts on the KV style ) the engines will have to be pulled and rebuilt but i thought i would start investigating and asking.... just incase there were a pair sitting in a barn somewhere lol!
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Do a search here for the user Team Archer and send him a message. He (Dan) might even see this thread and reply if given a few days.
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Quick update... its just been confirmed its not an excel... its a 377 (i was given wrong info)
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All the Excel decks that we have done blowers on are either pro stock scoops or a couple we made burbs under the vinyl for the blower to clear but you couldn't see them but you felt them under the vinyl cover. but that's only if its a straight bottom boat the AVS model the freeboard is to short.
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