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Old 03-22-2017, 08:28 AM
falcon900guy falcon900guy is offline
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Default cross bar on engine mount with barrett engines

Could anyone who has a Barrett engine who had to make a mod to cross bar on engine mount due to oil sump, please post or send me a picture after mod is done. falcon"nine zero zero"guy at

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Old 03-22-2017, 08:37 AM
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Default Cross Bar

here you go..
Gaylon Koenning
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Old 03-22-2017, 10:08 AM
Gary 40274 Gary 40274 is offline
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Default Grind sump

I did not modify the motor mount. I ground the fins on the sump to provide the needed clearance

Gary Specketer
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Old 03-22-2017, 10:54 AM
rvbuilder2002 rvbuilder2002 is offline
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Originally Posted by Gaylon View Post
I noticed on your web site you referred to the tube as a non-structural cross member.
It wouldn't be there if it was non structural.........
Any opinions expressed in this message are my own and not necessarily those of my employer.

Scott McDaniels
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