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post #13 of Old 08-05-2013
BirdBrain333
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Re: Replacing engine mounts

We did this for Kenlanu two years ago.

Getting the nuts and bolts loosened was a MAJOR headache, involving the biggest Makita impact wrench I've ever seen! To lift the engine we put a strap around the boom, put the main halyard around the boom right next to the strap, and lifted with a come-along. Lifting the engine was blissfully easy as was the rest of the re-installing. Best of all Kenlanu purred like a new boat!

Jay
SV Kenlanu
Buck's Harbor, ME
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