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Offline Zimm

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Motor install
« on: 10.07. 2015 21:53 »
Motor was pulled out with the head off. 

Looking for advice as to whether it will go back with the head on?  I know the rocker box needs to be off.

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Re: Motor install
« Reply #1 on: 10.07. 2015 22:38 »
Hi Zimm,
l don't know the plunger and rigid models,but swinging arms you can fit the complete enginge with head and rockerbox on.
Put off the engine you only hat to remove the headsteady, also by fit in.

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Re: Motor install
« Reply #2 on: 11.07. 2015 23:58 »
If you have enough hands I'd say yes it could go in complete but personally that's not my usual approach.
Assuming you have been doing further work, (hence why you took it out) my personal approach is to fit the entire top end after refitting the motor, purely as this means I am lifting in less weight and its easier to align the mounting bolts.
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Re: Motor install
« Reply #3 on: 12.07. 2015 00:28 »
I agree with RR. I like to throw'em in just after the cases are together. The best way to hold a motor when working on it is in the frame. Sure the dreaded rockerbox is easier with the motor out but there's a lot more weight and size to mark the frame.
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Re: Motor install
« Reply #4 on: 12.07. 2015 10:07 »
Ok boys, l'm a young and strong guy, doing this aprox twenty times *wave*

But l'm to old to get on my knees to do some engine works, expekt from controling.

l need space around the engine, and it is easy to fit barrel, pushrods and also the rockerbox, having the engine to right high at the work bench. For this l made some engingestands like this. All chief works can be done.
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