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Olympus 593
Olympus 593
Part of the joy of getting the engine running is that it will have to be transportable, for this I bought a Lorry and while the divorce papers are coming through the post I thought I better get on with the brackets that will secure it to the Lorry. On the original transport frame the engine was mounted on to four shock mounted assembly's, each with two rubber mounts. These mounts have now been removed and will be used to secure the Olympus to the Lorry frame which I still have yet to make.
Two pieces of 150x100 box will essentially form the rear mount and the same again for the front, the rubber mounts fit in to these boxes as pictured. The bottom of a Spey can just about be seen in the picture, with the Lorry having the option of the Spey or the Olympus mounted how do I remove a 4Tonne engine? I've haven't given this proper thought.!

Time to make a lifting Gantry as I don't have access to anything that will lift this kind of weight, another time consuming and costly complication.

Olympus 593
Olympus 593
The engine/ trailer mounts seems to a fairly complex arrangement, but I feel quite happy that I have managed to emulate it with the Lorry mounted brackets, to make things just right I have had some rings laser cut which will space the load bearing rubbers just right.

Rings welded in to place and a coat of my favorite paint.
Olympus 593
Olympus 593
Ta Dah.
Engine fits lorry mounting frame like a charm.

Gantry made, designed by my mate Will Parry and made by yours truly. Designed to safely lift 5 tons, looks ok holding the Olympus. This means although a bit of a pain, I can now load and unload such engines as the Olympus with out having to get outside assistance.

Olympus 593
Olympus 593
Safely mounted on to the Lorry.

  What a wopper.
Olympus 593
Olympus 593
Rear axle weight is just under 4.5 tons, well within the 5 ton rear axle limit assigned to this lorry. The engine needs to be mounted towards the back as it wouldn't be ideal having the cab getting sucked in to the air intake whilst running.

It has become obvious that working under the engine is a bit of a pain, so whilst the 593 was on the lorry I modified the transport trailer to raise the support to 19" above its bed.
Olympus 593
Olympus 593
The 593 now just sits comfortably on top of it all, access underneath will now be painless.
And here is my first picture of the underside of the Olympus 593.

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