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    Re: 2l DOHC engine removal.

    The hoists legs only just clear the bottom suspension legs with the wheels on
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    Re: 2l DOHC engine removal.

    My garage beams are reinforced concrete and have been up since 1974, so don’t think I can trust to sling a chain hoist around them.
    I do own a mobile engine hoist to which I have measured the...
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    Re: 2l DOHC engine removal.

    I haven’t got much headroom in my garage so may have to remove lights and nose cone, will remove some of the engine components to allow easier access due to leaving wings on.
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    Re: 2l DOHC engine removal.

    Thanks for that, if I leave the box in, it means that I do not have to remove the electrics on the front, it will save time.
    Did you use a mobile crane hoist?
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    Re: 2l DOHC engine removal.

    Thanks Chris for your experience, I am now thinking “do I need to take the box out?” Maybe not, I will now think about that.
    Did you leave the nose cone in place?
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    2l DOHC engine removal.

    The engine has over the last 2 years sprung some bottom end oil leaks and it was pointed out at the last MOT. They seem to be coming from the sump gasket and the front crankshaft seal.
    So I am...
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