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Old 09-06-2017, 02:09 PM
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Default Engine isolator

In the process of Confition Inspection and in checking all undone SBs, safety alerts, and Notifications I find I can't find the required (number BC-22002) engine isolators with numbers so I may have to pull my engine to meet the requirements of 16-08-10. Not a pleasant discovery.

My serial no. 120093 is obviously one of the early birds. My question is has anyone else had to make this change?
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Old 09-06-2017, 02:55 PM
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In the process of Confition Inspection and in checking all undone SBs, safety alerts, and Notifications I find I can't find the required (number BC-22002) engine isolators with numbers so I may have to pull my engine to meet the requirements of 16-08-10. Not a pleasant discovery.

My serial no. 120093 is obviously one of the early birds. My question is has anyone else had to make this change?
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Didn't have to do it; but several have, stating isn't really that bad. Rent a engine hoist...do top ones first (loosen bottom ones and pivot engine down enough to pull top ones)...bottoms a reverse of tops.
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Old 09-06-2017, 07:26 PM
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I like the idea but wasn't sure I could get enough movement without disconnecting most components. If some have used that approach I feel more confident about giving it a shot. Thanks for the feedback.
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Old 09-07-2017, 05:46 AM
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I had to do mine. The only thing that I took off was the cowling, 2 air filters, and the tunnel harness cover. Then, I hooked up my little hoist and put a little lift tension on the engine. I actually loosened all 4 nuts way off to give a little wiggle room. I took the nuts off 2 at a time and aligned the lift to ensure free bolts, then my daughter swapped the mounts while I swung the engine as required. You only need about 3/8" to clear the mount cups. All total, about 2 1/2 hrs, including taking out the carpet and removing the tunnel harness cover. Don't over think it. It's not a big deal..............Tom
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Old 09-07-2017, 01:07 PM
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Before you do the replacement look VERY CAREFULLY. I took a second look with a bright light and clean glasses and found the numbers faintly along the edge of the washer.
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Old 09-07-2017, 01:48 PM
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Before you do the replacement look VERY CAREFULLY. I took a second look with a bright light and clean glasses and found the numbers faintly along the edge of the washer.
Amen to that. I finally found the letters the third time I looked, with a bright LED light and a mirror. The very tops of the letters were just visible at the edge of the metal cup.
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:46 AM
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Thanks for the input I tried to look the letters on it it just would t work. Will change them this week after Irma leaves.
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Old 09-12-2017, 10:19 AM
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Default 2nd look

I had to look twice also.
Finally saw the lettering on all of them. In some cases you can't see the lettering straight-on but it reveals itself "in shadow" of the light at an angle.
Also, a careful re-read of the bulletin stated that you will find the lettering on only 1/2 of each pair. Big relief, I was looking for it on both.
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Old 09-13-2017, 04:38 PM
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I just swapped mine out. Wifey and I were planning a flight to Belfast, Maine for the third annual rv fly in and I thought since I had the cowl off to look it over, why not swap them out. Took about 2 hours total. Come on up to Belfast, the wx is beautiful!
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Old 09-16-2017, 02:58 PM
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Tod
Did you remove two top bolts at same time or top and bottom on one side, and does it make any difference? I have the keys out and will switch them out tomorrow.
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