Engine back in after a year out

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Engine back in after a year out

Postby Mang » Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:32 am

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Roland and I put the engine back in last nght. Was going to do a "how to" on our efforts but frankly, it would have been a "how not to". So if anyone else can tell me how to put the engine in without getting back ache, cut hands and sweating buckets please feel free. We put it in fully assembled minus the sub oil pan - it's in but it wasn't pretty.
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Re: Engine back in after a year out

Postby JezZedexE1 » Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:18 am

That looks cool. :beer :dribble:

I find the easy way of installing the engine is firstly to make sure you go from the correct side. I also put the engine on its' side on the bike bench or floor and lower the frame down onto it. Once it is bolted in, winch it up to vertical and add front & rear suspension. Probably a method that would not have been am option for you. :popcorn
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Re: Engine back in after a year out

Postby Kawadoodle » Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:44 pm

As mentioned, lowering frame over engine on its side is easiest. Also putting engine into assembled chassis is easy using a flatbed scissor jack under the cradle (with two people) but not with head and barrells installed. Otherwise it's back breaking and scratches stuff too much as too little room to play with when trying to fit with fully assembled engine.
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Re: Engine back in after a year out

Postby Lorcan » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:10 pm

Put it in before you put the head and barrels on.

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