Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Which engine mount model was used on SM's with Volvo engines
I just contacted Vetus in the Netherlands and they told me that they specify those hydro mounts for max 60 kg weight each and for a maximum of 35 hp engines. They developed the engine mount for their 3 cylinder (Mitsubishi) boat engines.
Is the name ‘VETUS’ on the rubber on your mounts? What is your experience with these mounts?
SM2k #351 “Kavanga”
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This is a Vetus Hydraulic Dampened Engine Mount. We purchased these in 2016 from Jamestown Distributors in Bristol, RI, USA for $169 each.
ALETES SM2000 #240
Rock Hall, MD Antigua bound November
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Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Which engine mount model was used on SM's with Volvo engines [1 Attachment]
The engine mounts between the steel cradle on which the engine and gearbox are mounted on my SM # 351 need te be replaced by new ones. After consulting Mr. Olivier Beaute it turned out that Amel used the older engine mounts, called 'Suspension hydro mounts for Perkins M80', also for a period of time after they changed from installing Volvo Penta to Yanmar engines.
The importing company of Perkins in the Netherlands can't recognise these mounts from a photo that I also attach to this message.
Can anybody recognise this type of engine mount?
Thanks in advance for your reactions!
SM 2k #351 "Kavanga"