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Pulling the engine9163 viewsRemoving the 460cui gas engine. (Having a forklift really made this easier.)
All 762 pounds of it!
Motor-Motor mount ends2496 viewsWe started with some scrap plate steel from the local recycle place.
Motor-Motor mount body1607 viewsAnd a piece of old iron pipe from the same place.
Motor-Motor mount rough1752 viewsHere is the mount after some work in the lathe on both the raw pieces.
Motor-Motor mount access holes1729 viewsIt was interesting putting the access holes in the mount.
Motor-Motor mount welded1484 viewsHere is the mostly finished mount all welded together.
Motor-Motor mount test fit1856 viewsHow it fits on one of the motors.
Bigger holes in the Impulse 91422 viewsWe decided that the rather small bolt holes in the end bells of the Impulse 9" motors were just too small.
So we drilled and tapped all of them out to a 7/16" bolt thread.
Motor-Motor mount drilled1649 viewsMounting holes drilled and primer applied.
Motor-Motor mount finished2368 viewsPainted all pretty
Position motors8032 viewsMotors were mounted to the transmission, then lifted in from below.
Transmission was then bolted to it's mounts, and the motors placed on blocks to keep everything in position
Building Motor Mounting Framework7171 viewsWe decided it was easiest to juts build the motor mounting framework in place. Carefully cut pieces and clamp them in place, then tack weld it all together.
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