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engine stand

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rich o

04-11-2012 06:49:54
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any tips on doing an engine overhaul without an engine stand. i cant find one anywere. im ready to pull the engine off and am contemplating the best manuever. thanks




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matthies

04-19-2012 18:11:42
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 Re: engine stand in reply to rich o, 04-11-2012 06:49:54  
You are going to laugh, but, either on this forum or maybe I read this but some guy made brackets to bolt the engine to the rear wheel and used it as a rotating engine stand. Just jack up that side to rotate and use the brake to hold it in the desired position. I myself have an engine stand so can't say much, but I'd try this before doing one on the floor. chris



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JRSutton

04-12-2012 04:46:11
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 Re: engine stand in reply to rich o, 04-11-2012 06:49:54  
It can certainly be done on a table, but a stand does make things a lot easier.

Do you have a harbor frieght anywhere near you? They're great for stuff like that. You can get one for under $50.

If you only need it once, you can easily sell it in a day or two on craigslist for $30/40 when you're done.



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willie in mn

04-12-2012 01:19:43
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 Re: engine stand in reply to rich o, 04-11-2012 06:49:54  
Another possibility, might help, might not. On the last one I did without a stand I put the crank in & flywheel on with it upside down. Then stood it on end with blocking & a safety chain from a water pump bolt to rafter. Put the starter on next. Easy to push pistons in & hook up rods using lots of assembly lube. Spin it a few times with starter to make sure everything is right, then add another piston etc. Easy to put on oil pan with it standing on end too.
HTH
Willie

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JMS/.MN

04-11-2012 21:49:15
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 Re: engine stand in reply to rich o, 04-11-2012 06:49:54  
Tables work fine....Dad just laid some boards on top of the Allis WC, WD, frame and used that. I bought a HM stand at auction for $65. Was a V wheeled base, vertical pipe, horizontal pipe with a smaller one inside. End of inside pipe had a disk about 10 inches dia, with 4 slotted weldments equally spaced. Weldments were about half, 5/8 steel....U shape. Works fine for a 4 cyl AC motor. Double pipes have aligning holes, so I can rotate the block and pin in various positions. Yeah, I should post a pic! My project is to take a car flywheel, weld it to the inner pipe, add a crank and starter gear to rotate it that way.

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El Toro

04-11-2012 09:16:27
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 Re: engine stand in reply to rich o, 04-11-2012 06:49:54  
I used a heavy duty table made from angle iron. It had wooden planks on top for the engine to sit on. I rebuilt a Chevy 283 V8 engine after the engine was dipped and the cylinders bored .030" oversize. I had the shop to install the cam bearings. Once I had the crankshaft installed I set the engine upright using 2 X 4's
so the crankshaft cleared the table top by placing them under the engine block. I then installed the new pistons and rod bearings. I borrowed a cherrypicker to move the engine. An engine stand would've made it easier. Hal

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