<VV> ENGINE STAND for CORVAIR motor work.
corvairduval at cox.net
Tue Feb 19 08:44:20 EST 2013
I too use the Harbor Freight 1000 lb hydraulic table to move engines
up/down and around the shop.
I bought it after tearing a bicep loose lifting a Corvair engine one
spring. That tearing noise is one I never want to hear again! I had it
reattached, so tearing it again is possible.
On 2/19/2013 8:10 AM, N2VZD at aol.com wrote:
> My personal preference is the hydraulic table for working on motors. I
> have dropped them out on the tables , then rolled them to where I work , build
> them , run them , and sometimes install them , all on the one hydraulic
> Yesterday I moved one from the table to the installation jack alone . I
> have a piece of the thick 5 or more layer cardboard under the motor to work
> on. It made sliding the motor over to the jack a snap.
> The motor I pulled went to the workbench for now via the hydraulic table. I
> have run all of my "creations" on that table and made all adjustments
> before installing the motors. There are pictures on the website cnycorvair.com
> . Many more coming soon.
> My problem with a stand years ago was loading it alone. No such trouble
> with my present setup.
> regards, Tim Colson
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