Engine Assembly Process 

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Gears are placed and oiled


Crank shaft on aluminum block


Both halves are together!



Parts are continually added.  Vacuum pump, oil filter, fuel pump


Engine is completely assembled on the engine stand before installation on plane

The airbox and carb are installed.  You can see the bright red wires that are part of the Tanis engine heater


Engine Left Side New  



Engine Right Side New                                                                           Engine Right Side Old