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Where To Buy Lifting Chain For Engine Swap?
Posted 13 August 2009 - 02:38 PM
So can anyone recommand the correct type of chain to use with a engine hoist for engine swap?
Posted 13 August 2009 - 02:49 PM
Most auto parts that carry "engine crane's" have them.
Otherwise I'd just go to the hardware store. Noone will be under the engine anyways. You're assuming the risk though.
Posted 13 August 2009 - 03:45 PM
Edited by bheinen74, 13 August 2009 - 03:48 PM.
Posted 13 August 2009 - 04:02 PM
While I have used climbing rope for all sorts of activities (climbing included!) I'm not advocating it as a "safe" alternative to the appropriate tools. As always when you are dangling several hundred pounds in the air, use the right tools when available.
Posted 13 August 2009 - 04:43 PM
Posted 13 August 2009 - 06:12 PM
Posted 13 August 2009 - 11:04 PM
Posted 14 August 2009 - 02:22 AM
Right now i'm using a tow strap, come-along, and said chain supported from my garage rafter beams.
Posted 19 August 2009 - 11:09 AM
Worked just fine.
And use manpower to level it out.
That's all that I did.
And you can knot a tow rope
Posted 19 August 2009 - 12:32 PM
Now, to answer the original question. You can buy chain at the local hardware, most rental stores and trucking stores will also have a decent selection.
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