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Pulling the engine10360 viewsRemoving the 460cui gas engine. (Having a forklift really made this easier.)
All 762 pounds of it!
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Motor-Motor mount ends2873 viewsWe started with some scrap plate steel from the local recycle place.
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Motor-Motor mount body2018 viewsAnd a piece of old iron pipe from the same place.
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Motor-Motor mount rough2135 viewsHere is the mount after some work in the lathe on both the raw pieces.
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Motor-Motor mount access holes2136 viewsIt was interesting putting the access holes in the mount.
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Motor-Motor mount welded1902 viewsHere is the mostly finished mount all welded together.
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Motor-Motor mount test fit2269 viewsHow it fits on one of the motors.
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Bigger holes in the Impulse 91844 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.
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Motor-Motor mount drilled2065 viewsMounting holes drilled and primer applied.
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Motor-Motor mount finished2781 viewsPainted all pretty
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Position motors9358 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
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Building Motor Mounting Framework8432 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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