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Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Windsor, California
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Later he brought the sub frame back and had some motor mount drawings. He had seen some dimpled holes I used on something else and liked them. And as always "stronger, lighter, faster" is the goal. So I built the mounts out of 1/8" cold rolled 1018 plate with a 2.5" and 2" dimpled hole, and the top plates are 3/16" for both the front and rear mounts.

Here is the mock up on the mounts, measuring and figuring still.

TIG welded and added a flange for some rigidity.

Then pasted onto the subframe.

It wasn't until later when I first saw the motor that all this stuff clicked in my head and started to make sense as to what I was building.

I modified an RCI fuel cell for him to fit over the tunnel I made to fit over the torque tube (forgot to take pictures of that part though). I also added a filler neck to the side of the tank that will line up with stock gas door. I made it out of 2" .120 wall 6061 T6 tube and cut a 30 degree angle on the end to make it easier to get the fuel hose onto, and so that it looks cleaner.

If you can find it cheaper, I can fix it!
Old 02-02-2010, 07:51 PM
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