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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 5:42 am    Post subject: Engine Mounts Reply with quote

Joe,

I installed my engine in 2006 and did not have access to a lot of info now available.

The washers you mention ( I assume ) go against the rubber doughnuts on the engine mount. They are to be used in compression so two will be on the back side and two will be on the front. There is a photo somewhere showing how they are installed but I can not find it. They are not shown in some photos so I did not install them at first. I flew about 60 hours and found out that I had left them out. I bought new rubber mounts of higher durometer ( stiffer ) and installed the washers. This raised the engine just enough that I had to patch and re-drill the cowling attach screws. I did not have to do it but the spinner was about 1/2" off the vertical center and I did not like the looks of it. Don't take my word but check it out thoroughly before you fit the cowl.

Bobby ( age 79 )
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 3:13 am    Post subject: Engine Mounts Reply with quote

Joe,

I am using the Sonex doughnuts and they do seem better than the original ones.

I have not noticed any additional vibration.

Bobby


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