New Engine Stand Build Up

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First we lifted the engine off the new stand.

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Then we prepped and primed the new stand.

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After the engine mounts wear cleaned and painted we refitted them using a very clever mounting pins.

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After the frame get its top coat  silver and lacquer, we refit the engine.

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Also we refitted the bump stop underneath the engine to absorb shock loads while on the road.

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Next we refitted the tank and actuator mounts after being  zinc plated coated.

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Now it was time to assemble the fuel control tank and the fuel tank. The left hand tank houses the priming pump and control valves.

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After quite a few hours welding we had them finished.

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Last job on the left hand tank was to fit the access door.

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After testing the fuel tank for leaks, the tp was welded on and the filler cap fitted.

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The tanks were now fitted to the stand using stainless steel straps.

 

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