<VV> Corvair engine on Harbor Freight engine stand ?

Michael Kovacs kovacsmj at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 18 19:42:36 EST 2013

Yes, my engine stand is just bolted to the bench, It hangs from the bell 
housing. At least ten engines have used it without problem. I have a chain fall 
mounted to the beams over the mount to raise the engine to the mount level.

From: Charlie <chaz at properproper.com>
To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
Cc: Sethracer at aol.com; fastvair at yahoogroups.com
Sent: Mon, February 18, 2013 7:12:36 PM
Subject: <VV> Corvair engine on Harbor Freight engine stand ?

Hi guys,

Is the Corvair engine safe to "hang" on an engine stand?

I bought the Harbor Freight engine stand
(www.harborfreight.com/750-lb-capacity-engine-stand-32915.html) and just
wondering if the aluminum bell housing will support the engine hanging off

It was quite a trick getting it up high enough to mount it, too, but it
beats working on the driveway!

Back to work on my lifelong 1967 Monza project!

No new pix yet, but here's what I have so far - you might say I have a
"reverse Midas" touch with this car, so who knows what the future holds?

I'll keep you posted so you can egg me on ;>}~!


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