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Old 4/10/17, 11:42 AM
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easy way removing engine from S197

hey just thought I would sure this with you guys. This is an easy way to remove engine+trans+exhaust from a S197 chassis without needing hoist or scratching the hell out of your engine bay. I was changing my K-member anyways (UPR). remove front clip and front bumper. use 4X4 across shock towers to support engine. remove k-member. build a engine roll-around cart of some sort (wood, metal). use cherry picker to drop the engine on the roll cart. I have a 5.4DOHC but a 4.6 3v or 5.0DOHC would be easier.
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Old 4/10/17, 12:05 PM
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I've lifted the whole car from the front with a hd engine hoist and removed the K and the motor at the same time. Basically the same as you but didn't remove the whole front. Nice when you figure **** out though.
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I gotta pull a 350 engine out of a Chevy 2500 pickup on Thursday. I'm doin it the easy way also................Backhoe and chains,LOL!
That looks like quite a bit of work to go thru just to pull the engine. don-ohio (:^)
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Old 4/11/17, 06:20 AM
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Looks like a scary job. Good luck!
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