I'm pulling my lt1 and I want to go out the top. The transmission is out already and everything is disconnect will I have problems? I know it's really difficult with the tranny connected but I haven't seen any post that they pulled the tranny first. Thanks
I just did mine from the top with tranny connected. First...jack up front of car about two foot, enough to allow room for tranny and engine to be inserted about 45*. The extra room is for tranny to go low enough to get engine in. You may need a small price of 2x4 if u need to rest engine on rad support while you shift your chain connection points. Second...you may at first insert engine normally but at some point u will want to connect our chain only to front half of engine, this will allow you to with a friends help locate the engine/tranny where it should be. Friend will have to use jack or something of the sort to lift tranny etc. Use a pointed bar or long tough pointed screw driver to help align engine mounts and our done. I believe bent my cow lip a little bit but hey I got both in at the same time. You will use the chain in the front to lift ur engine to help align the eng mounts. I also did mine with intake on. Good luck!
Just pulled mine out top with trans not attached, also i had my intake off and everything off the front of engine. Lifted right out no issues exept i had to put the lift on the side of the car because the nose is to long. I plan to try and put my new engine and trans in together.
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