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post #7 of Old 04-16-2009
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The minor difference in the height of the motor mount locking nuts to properly align your shaft will have virtually no measurable effect on the weight distribution. A 2" difference in the height of the supports from side to side only moves the CG about 4/100's of an inch toward the low side. A 3" difference for forward to aft only moves the CG about 6/100's of an inch to the low side. You body weight on the cockpit seats has far more effect.

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