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Old Sep 24, 2011, 10:13 PM
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Pilot 73" Sbach help with motor mount

I seem to have a predicament. I am building my Sbach with a DLE 30rear carb and it appears that maybe the airframe was an earlier one designed for the side mount carb?!?! When I slip the cowling over the front the engine sticks out a good 1 1/4" longer than it should. Looking at other folks build threads the mounting box that the standoffs mount to is longer on mine than others. Anybody else with this problem?
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Old Sep 26, 2011, 07:16 PM
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Problem solved. Machined the standoffs down and punched a bigger hole in the firewall for the carb.
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Old Oct 04, 2011, 01:27 PM
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yup... that's what I did
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