Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Engine Motor Mounts

sailormon <kimberlite@...>

I sure would like to know what to use.

Fair Winds


Kimberlite SM 376


From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2014 12:26 PM
To: amelyachtowners@...
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Engine Motor Mounts



Very interesting, Eric.  I read that, too, and assumed that they must be 4 mounts would handle 4 x 25-35HP = 100-140HP.  I just talked to the Vetus people in Hanover Maryland, and he said "No, they are not additive, they are designed for 25-35 HP engines.


I don't know if the stresses are different with these vibration mounts underneath the angle irons rather than directly under the engine, but now I'm not sure what to use.  That's a large difference between the HP of our engines and what these mounts are designed to handle.


I have sent Maud an email to see what Amel has to say about this...Joel, any thoughts?


I'll let you know what I find out.




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