Can't remove 5.7 vertically.

Bondo

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Gee, can you build a dolly to fit under the engine. Pry the engine up, shove the dolly under it and roll it forward until it clears the structure, and then pull with a cum-a-long and scaffold?

Of course, if you have a C frame lying around.....
Ayuh,..... 'n if you pull the mount lag bolts, you've only gotta come up, a 1/4"- 1/2" to slide it forward,....
 

RaceCarRich

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Probably remove tow bar above the engine, run chain or strap through the hole, lift engine up, then get it on dolly or plywood or something with less friction like thick nylon sheet that would allow it to be dragged forward for extraction.
 

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Well, I took some measurements and whipped up a crude C frame that I think will do the trick. It tested well on a junk engine in the shop. Now to see about getting a buddy with a crane over here, or look at renting a large forklift.
 

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Well, I took some measurements and whipped up a crude C frame that I think will do the trick. It tested well on a junk engine in the shop. Now to see about getting a buddy with a crane over here, or look at renting a large forklift.
Nice. The only thing I may suggest- something to make sure the chain can't slide off the end if the engine gets hung up on something
 

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Nice. The only thing I may suggest- something to make sure the chain can't slide off the end if the engine gets hung up on something
Right there with ya. That was a pic of 1.0. This is 2.0 a few minutes later.
 

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Got more pics of the cruiser and hot rod?
 

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The 63 Impala SS has a pretty stock 327,but the T Bucket has a few more tricks. They’re our winter toys here in AZ when we can’t be on the water.
 

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