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Old 08-17-2018, 08:08 AM
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Default Engine mount isolaters

Do not forget: the Lord or Barry rubber isolaters should be opposite on the bottom mounts from the top mounts. This is because the static compression on the mount rubbers is opposite on the bottom rubbers from the top set of rubbers. One is designed for compression in each set make sure you have them in their proper position!
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Old 08-17-2018, 08:22 PM
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Got my engine hung today with my son. LOTS of bad words were expressed trying to attach the engine to the dynafocal mount, but finally managed it... whew!
I was dreading this op. I heard the horror stories. And, never being in the Navy, I expected that I didn't have proper vocabulary to get the baby hung successfully.

However, I came across this post:

http://myrv8.com/2015/08/hanging-the-engine/

Wow; A total non-event using this "bottom first" method. Hung solo, in less than an hour. Highly recommended!

Maybe the issue was with the weird wheel you have under your engine; when do you move it aft ;-)

Congrats on the big milestone!!!
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Old 08-17-2018, 09:29 PM
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Do not forget: the Lord or Barry rubber isolaters should be opposite on the bottom mounts from the top mounts. This is because the static compression on the mount rubbers is opposite on the bottom rubbers from the top set of rubbers. One is designed for compression in each set make sure you have them in their proper position!
Got ‘em - thanks!
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