Jabiru 3300 - Reassembly - Re-fitting The Engine Mounting Plate

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This page contains photos of a Jabiru 3300A Solid Lifter engine under going a bulk strip and rebuild. This page documents the process of re-fitting the engine mounting plate.



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Start with a final degrease of the end of the crankcases where the engine mounting plate is to be bolted. Next apply a thin and even coat of Loctite 518 to the mating surface ...

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Degrease the mating surface on the back of the engine mounting plate and torque up the mounting bolts ...

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Finally apply a generous amount of engine oil to the various gear teeth to provide some initial lubrication at first run. The 3 in 1 tin is handy for applying engine oil during the rebuild. It contains Jabiru AeroShell engine oil not standard issue 3 in 1! ...

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