BN and A engine swap

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BN and A engine swap

Postby Barnyard » Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:48 am

Would a motor from an A be a direct swap into a BN? I might have a lead on an A and my BN is locked up.
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Re: BN and A engine swap

Postby Jim Becker » Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:39 am

Yes. The only way you could tell it was swapped is that the serial numbers will no longer match.

Why is your BN locked up? If is is a stuck piston, keep in mind that it is a wet sleeve engine. A fix may be no more than a sleeve & piston replacement.

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Re: BN and A engine swap

Postby Barnyard » Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:44 am

Jim, I hope to dig into the engine once I move it back inside this winter. Hopefully it is a simple fix.
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Re: BN and A engine swap

Postby T-Mo » Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:07 pm

A lot of parts from an A should fit a B or BN, except for axle, axle housings, front end, and a few other parts.

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Re: BN and A engine swap

Postby Barnyard » Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:49 pm

I just went to look at the A. It is not coming home with me.
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Re: BN and A engine swap

Postby Lt.Mike » Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:31 pm

Barnyard wrote:I just went to look at the A. It is not coming home with me.

There are a lot of early A’s out there and you should be able to pick up a runner for half the price of a comparable Cub.
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