[TR] engine stands

Bob Labuz yellowtr at adelphia.net
Fri Apr 12 13:42:15 MDT 2013


Ok, and by the way, that was a 200 CI Ford engine not CC. Doubt a 200 CC 
engine would be much good in a 65 Mustang!


On 04/12/2013 03:32 PM, Andrew Uprichard wrote:
> Thanks, Bob - I wasn't thinking.  It happens frequently these
> days.............
> Rather like the time I was thinking of getting a tonneau cover for my TR3
> and was then reminded it had a roll bar.......
> Andrew
> -----Original Message-----
> From: triumphs-bounces at autox.team.net
> [mailto:triumphs-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Bob Labuz
> Sent: Friday, April 12, 2013 3:26 PM
> To: triumphs at autox.team.net
> Subject: Re: [TR] engine stands
> Andrew,
> I used the 1K stand for both my TR4 and TR6 engines. Didnt have the
> transmissions mounted. They worked really good. Rotate etc. I also loaned it
> to a friend who used it for a 200CC Ford Mustang 6 CYL with no problems.
> When it came time to mount the transmission, I just hooked the engine up to
> my chain-fall and then lowered the engine on a pallet where I assembled the
> clutch and transmission prior to installation into the engine.
> If you have your transmission mounted to the engine, how will you attach the
> stand to the engine?
> The attachment points are on the rear of the engine with flywheel off. 4
> long bolts hold the engine to the stand.
> Bob
> On 04/12/2013 03:09 PM, Andrew Uprichard wrote:
>> I am thinking of getting an engine stand.  I see Harbor Freight has a
>> couple of 1000lb stands.  Questions:  is 1000 Ok for a TR3 engine and
>> (overdrive) gearbox combination and does anyone have experience with
>> the Harbor Freight ones?
>> Andrew Uprichard

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