Originally Posted by Smokedog
I just ordered some gaskets for my old lt headers. I have an exhaust leak coming from them and my local speed shop is booked for the next 6 weeks. What is the best way to support your engine while dropping your k member while working in the driveway?
I just used a 2 ton jack three blocks of wood. I would say use three-four
2x4's because thats what i was going to use but the other piece broke when i was cutting it. Make sure you place it on the vary bottom of the oil pain and you will be alright. Also, what I did for extra protection pushed my sway bar to where it was right under the front of the oil pan so where if your jack was to give out it wont fall on you. See the pictures....
Oh and if I were you I would buy some grade 8 locking header bolts and you wont have to worry about doing gaskets again. Also, the gaskets I would use felpro because I have them on the GT and they are good gaskets.
Here are the bolts I used: