Engine Assembly Process 

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Gears are placed and oiled

 

Crank shaft on aluminum block

 

Both halves are together!

 

Painting

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