<VV> Drive Train Removal & Installation

shortle shortle556 at earthlink.net
Sun Nov 25 16:05:50 EST 2012

I use a motorcycle jack made by Goodyear. Works VERY well. I am able to chain the rear motor mount bracket to the jack for added stability. Chances of finding that tool are pretty slim. I am also looking for it but don't really need it.
Timothy Shortle in Durango Colorado 81301

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>From: Shelrockbored at aol.com
>Sent: Nov 25, 2012 1:45 PM
>To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
>Subject: <VV> Drive Train Removal & Installation
>I have watched and helped a friend remove the drive train from both early  
>and late models.  I have also helped him reinstall the drive train on both  
>models.  I feel that I can do it myself with some help (I would never try  
>this alone).  My friend uses a tranny jack with the Corvair  engine power 
>train cradle bolted to it.
>        What kind of equipment is  available to effect this?
>                Obviously  one needs something a little heftier than a 
>floor jack.
>                        What  is suitable?
>        I have been trying to find  the power train/engine cradle (GM tool 
>                    Is  this still available?
>                    What  can be used in its place?
>Still only in the discussion stage but would like to hear  
>ideas/thoughts/comments on this.
>Steve Sassi
>LICA Webmaster
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