Re: problems Engine #alignment

Rudolf Waldispuehl

Hi Bill et all,

I need to re-align the Engine / C-Drive because there are some vibrations due bad alignment or worn Vetus coupling.
In Bill’s AMEL School Book I found a description and picture of the alignment tool. Is it the same tool and measurements on both the SM and A54’s?

Thanks for advice and best regards 
Ruedi Waldispuehl
WASABI A54. #55

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The simple answer is that either the soft coupling rubber donuts were not replaced, or the engine/transmission output - The Vetus Coupling and the C-Drive are not aligned correctly.

If you did not use a fixed coupling to align all of this, it was done wrong. Don't use it until all is aligned correctly.

CW Bill Rouse Amel Owners Yacht School
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On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 12:35 PM Mark McGovern <mfmcgovern@...> wrote:
There are several threads on this forum on the topic.  Here is one with a description of the alignment process after changing out engine mounts:

Both the original poster Alan Grayson and I used this process AND the alignment tool after changing our engine mounts and it worked well for us.

Mark McGovern
SM #440 Cara
Deale, MD USA

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