Engine Crane...is it neccessary for a HG change?

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Engine Crane...is it neccessary for a HG change?

Postby Marcus_uk » Tue 05.05.2009, 17:57

Im thinking about changing the HG myself, do I really need an engine crane to lift off the cylinder head, or can it be done pretty easily with two people? Dont really want to shell out three figures for something that I will only use for one day!

Cheers in advance,

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Re: Engine Crane...is it neccessary for a HG change?

Postby mnemonix » Tue 05.05.2009, 19:22

I can't answer your question directly, but can tell you that you can hire them at pretty reasonable rates for a few days. I did this for an engine swap in my Seven.

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Re: Engine Crane...is it neccessary for a HG change?

Postby RayD » Tue 05.05.2009, 19:32

Marcus,

You won’t need an engine crane to lift the cylinder head off. Two of you will manage quite easily.

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