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Old 09-11-2016, 02:03 PM   #1
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Installing headers

I'm installing some headers on my 08 GT. Got everything off I need to and now I have to lift the engine a little to get the headers out. How have people lifted their engine up? Any tricks to doing this? Never lifted one with a jack.
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I've seen people just using jacks but I've wondered if using a motorcycle jack would work well as they have 2 sides to support it

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As for the other guy he is just comment yea so he can try and sell stuff.

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I've seen people just using jacks but I've wondered if using a motorcycle jack would work well as they have 2 sides to support it

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Yeah I'm going to use a 3 ton jack, but I don't know where to jack up on the Engine at.
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2x4 between the jack and the oil pan.
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2x4 between the jack and the oil pan.


And the oil pan won't break or anything?
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Been doing it for years. Never broke an oil pan. Look up some videos on you tube.
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Been doing it for years. Never broke an oil pan.


Guess I'll give it a shot! Owe me an oil pan if it breaks
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Been doing it for years. Never broke an oil pan.


Guess I'll give it a shot! Owe me an oil pan if it breaks
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Guess I'll give it a shot! Owe me an oil pan if it breaks
Unless it's plastic, it won't "break". Just go slow and watch it. The 2x4 will help distribute the weight. Not meant for completely lifting the engine out of the engine bay, just a couple inches or so.
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Unless it's plastic, it won't "break". Just go slow and watch it. The 2x4 will help distribute the weight. Not meant for completely lifting the engine out of the engine bay, just a couple inches or so.


Yeah i get what you're saying!
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