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PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 3:01 pm 
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Location: Toronto
Hey, I am in need of an engine hoist for a couple of days for either tomorrow or friday
pulling and engine out of my swift. If anyone has one near me Im located in Vaughan, I can give a security deposit but will need it back :P If anyone has one and maybe is willing to help me out that will be great.
Let me know

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 11:52 am 
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Location: McCall, Idaho (Native: So Cal)
I borrowed a friends climbing rope and used the c-clamp I use for disk brake pads to both pull and install my "New" eBay engines delivered on a pallet. Take lots of pictures for later. Remove the bonnet/wires/hoses/manifolds, use the 'loops' on the engine, support it with a floor jack, unbolt. Make sure your friend weighs at least 110 lbs. Lift, take up slack, repeat as necessary. Roll car out from under engine.
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The engine weighs 100 pounds more or less. Less without the manifolds and alternator. You can do a rebuild with the engine installed, so I've heard.

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'91 Metro, rescued from trip to junk yard. SuzukiRD Underpulley & Header. 3Tech 9mm plug wires & 218/350 cam +10 gear, Bosch Plat. +4s, FlameThrowerII, synthetic fluids. K&N, Optima, Catco, Jones glasspack, & KYB struts. Vortekx Generators, Air dam, 7mm ground system, Ram Air. No TBI bridge. No A/C - roof scoop works.
'96 Metro - The Wife's car: SuzukiRD Underpulley, 3Tech econo cam +10 gear, K&N, KYB, Bosch, Syn. & grounded. No TBI bridge.


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