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Engine Removal...nothing but a big paper weight

With the onset of winter in 2002, I decided to finally remove the engine from KaStang. The current engine was in working condition, but was burning a quart of oil every 500-800 miles. I had a 68 block engine that I was going to put in it's place, but I am staying with the 200 Inline 6.

Here are the steps that were taken when a friend helped me remove the engine. You may be able to skip some steps and you may need others. Good luck.

Parts:
Engine Hoist
Engine Hoist Load Leveler
Miscellanous Tools
Catch Pan
Blankets

Time:
3 hours for 2 people with moderate mechanical ability

Step 1:

Remove the Hood. This is neccesary for almost every car. It will make your life so much easier in the long run even if you don't have to.

Step 2:

Remove the battery.

Step 3:


Drain Radiator. Drain Oil. Drain any other fluids

Step 4:


Remove Radiator

Step 5:


Remove Fan

Step 6:


Remove Radiator

Step 7:


Remove Valve Cover and Head. If you engine has hoist points, this step will not be needed. You cann also do it with chains. However we decided to do it with a Load Leveler attached to the block.

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