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Zenith 750 Cruzer The next step after installing the engine is to mount these large plates on the engine mount. Then there's a bunch of other parts that get attached to the plate, and the area around it.

I am going to paint these parts white so that the engine compartment looks great. But that is going to slow me down. There's not too much else I can do until these get painted.

   
Zenith 750 Cruzer To mount the solenoid, I first had to drill these two rivets out, and then drill the holes to accept a 3/16" bolt.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer Here the solenoid is mounted. You can see that I used AN970-3 washers on the bolts as the holes in the mounting tabs are quite large.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer Done.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer This is what they call the "last chance" fuel filter. There are two smaller fuel filters right before the fuel pumps, and then this large one before the fuel inters the engine.

You can see that the banjo fittings have copper crush washers. The manual indicates a torque of 15Nm. I have no idea what that is so they are loose for now. Also, out of the exit end, a fuel pressure sensor gets attached but I won't have the sensor until I buy the EFIS. The EFIS manufacturers usually have a kit with all the sensors that work with their avionics.

Thanks Google-15Nm is 132 Inch pounds.

   

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