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Old 20-09-2007, 13:41   #1
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Generator Engine Mounts Selection

My engine generator runs at 3600 rpm and I would like to replace the engine mounts since the existing ones are pretty much dead. Are there any particular brands or types I should be looking for? I would like to minimize vibration as much as possible. The engine is a two cylinder kubota on a Entec 6kw generator.

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To minimize vibration you need the softest mounts possible. Say 0.4-0.5" static deflection. So you find the weight of your genset and divide weight by 4 (assuming 4 mounts). Take that mount to a vibration isolator supplier and say "I want a mount with 0.5" static deflection for X lbs".

This assumes that your exhaust and cooling hose connections are all already flexible hoses
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