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Old 06-02-14, 14:46
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hey all, stripping out my old t4 before scraping. id like to take the engine/box out before i do for parts, sale, tdi ing dunno but think itd be better than scrapping the lot. thing is i dont have an engine hoist. has anyone done it macgyver style, think i could get a pallet truck but was concerned about weight, balance and damage. any ideas appreciated
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Old 06-02-14, 18:41
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hey all, stripping out my old t4 before scraping. id like to take the engine/box out before i do for parts, sale, tdi ing dunno but think itd be better than scrapping the lot. thing is i dont have an engine hoist. has anyone done it macgyver style, think i could get a pallet truck but was concerned about weight, balance and damage. any ideas appreciated
dan
save yourself grief hire a crane for the weekend
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Old 06-02-14, 18:58
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hi dan it can be done with a large trolley jack
i have done it on my conversion only to get engine gtolf and vwt4 out
but to put back in engine lift is a must
theres a picture on my tdi conversion thread on removing golf engine its roughly the same for vwt4
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Old 06-02-14, 21:50
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thanks peeps got a few big trolley jacks in the lock up/ garage im using. ill have a look at the thread. failing that ill look nto hiring 1.
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Old 06-02-14, 21:52
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sean is that the sump yer jacking it from?
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Old 07-02-14, 18:02
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yeh mate if you use a flat piece of board it evens the weight out and does not damage sump
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Old 07-02-14, 19:15
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cheers think ill give that a try.
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