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Pulling the engine11064 viewsRemoving the 460cui gas engine. (Having a forklift really made this easier.)
All 762 pounds of it!
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Motor-Motor mount ends3110 viewsWe started with some scrap plate steel from the local recycle place.
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Motor-Motor mount body2237 viewsAnd a piece of old iron pipe from the same place.
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Motor-Motor mount rough2364 viewsHere is the mount after some work in the lathe on both the raw pieces.
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Motor-Motor mount access holes2358 viewsIt was interesting putting the access holes in the mount.
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Motor-Motor mount welded2132 viewsHere is the mostly finished mount all welded together.
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Motor-Motor mount test fit2495 viewsHow it fits on one of the motors.
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Bigger holes in the Impulse 92064 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 drilled2291 viewsMounting holes drilled and primer applied.
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Motor-Motor mount finished3001 viewsPainted all pretty
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Position motors10151 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 Framework9201 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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