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XR1800 4-Stroke MR1 Swap

Robb235

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Got the flat steel rails that I’m using for motor mounts drilled last week, and test fit them over the weekend. I’ve also attached the sketch I drew up for the rails.
You can see in the picture where I cut up the engine bay somewhat so that these MR1 motors will fit. I need to fiberglass that back in, but the temperature has been too chilly lately.


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Robb235

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Got some goodies from Amazon last week.
Epoxy paint for the steel motor mount rails. That Top Side boat paint scratches too easily. My wife used it to paint the bathroom wall tiles in our master bathroom from the 1950’s blue to a nice glossy white color.
Also got the epoxy resin to fiberglass in the holes I had to make in the engine bay. And the gel coat once the fiberglass is complete. Just need the weather to warm up a bit.
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