Greetings. Need some motor pull advice.

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Postby 88Allheeze » Thu Dec 22, 2005 8:03 pm

I found the easyest is to go through the bottom, i have access to a fork lift so what i have done is get everything disconnected from the engine and tranny then saved the left and right mounts for last. I used the engine hoist to lower the engine and trans down on a couple blocks of wood then used the forkift to swing the car away from the engine. I just hooked 1 chain to each motor mount spot on the left and the right side of the car. It really works out slick if you dont have a car lift. I have also heared of people setting the engine down on a dolly or a heavy duty creeper then using the engine hoist to raise up the car enough to slide the engine out. This is a little more scary since the front half of the car may exceed the limits of the engine hoist.. but its worked out so far.
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Postby Maloy » Thu Dec 22, 2005 11:52 pm

I just got done pulling two 165 motors in the last two weeks. I dropped the motor out the bottom onto two jacks with a piece of plywood on top of them, my ghetto dolly. I then raised the front of the car with the lift set to 1/2 ton, it did it easily. Then i just carefully pushed the motor out the bottom. I didnt have anyone help at all, its not too hard.
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Postby pizzaguy » Sun Dec 25, 2005 4:51 pm

got the motor out, starting a new thred in the general section, thanks for all the advice.
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