And loosen the fill plug on the trans when it's out so you don't break your wrist doing it later when it's back in the car. I attached at the rear exhaust bolt and one of the alternator bolts. No choke, I tend to just remove the Carbs instead, its just easier and less chance of damaging them just disconnect the fuel pipe and 4 screws. I done it both ways - Ok over 20 years ago, Would say that removing just the Eng. The car I am working on has a Grp front so you will have to ensure nothing fouls on extraction. But if you RTV the gasket to the block then you can use white lithium grease on tthe bottom of the gasket and the oil pan
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Although some use a length of chain enclosed in a bicycle inner tube, I prefer to lift the engine with a strap of heavy nylon webbing. I used a pair of pliers to hold on to the bolt threads, and a claw hammer, like pulling a nail to pull the pliers. That way it slips in easier without stripping them Makes sense at a glance, but i just want to make sure. It's now resting on the floor. Its not an issue ither way Ive done it both ways World Wide Auto Parts of Madison www.
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After pulling the remainder of the heater box, I red primered, then coated the battery area with rubberized undercoating. Hi All, I am replacing the engine in my wife's sprite and am at the stage of lifting the engine out. Next, disconnect the thermal transmitter for the coolant temperature gauge, and then disconnect the coolant hoses flexible pipes from the water pump and the water outlet elbow. My hands stayed too grimy to mess with the camera and I was in a hurry that day.
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Description: Are there any tricks I should have up my sleeve when removing the engine? But it can then be more awkward replacing as it is important that you align the gearbox input shaft with the clutch centre plate splines and crank spigot bearing. Worked just fine, but unless you really want to keep the oil Andy's metod is what I do with the cooler. I only used a 5" hose clamp up one end, up front at the valence panel.