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Pulling the engine9307 viewsRemoving the 460cui gas engine. (Having a forklift really made this easier.)
All 762 pounds of it!
Motor-Motor mount ends2549 viewsWe started with some scrap plate steel from the local recycle place.
Motor-Motor mount body1661 viewsAnd a piece of old iron pipe from the same place.
Motor-Motor mount rough1808 viewsHere is the mount after some work in the lathe on both the raw pieces.
Motor-Motor mount access holes1784 viewsIt was interesting putting the access holes in the mount.
Motor-Motor mount welded1540 viewsHere is the mostly finished mount all welded together.
Motor-Motor mount test fit1916 viewsHow it fits on one of the motors.
Bigger holes in the Impulse 91479 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 drilled1707 viewsMounting holes drilled and primer applied.
Motor-Motor mount finished2426 viewsPainted all pretty
Position motors8208 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 Framework7343 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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