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Author Topic: Where is lifting points for 8V71 and Trans?  (Read 902 times)
ChuckMC8
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« on: September 30, 2006, 05:09:45 PM »

I need an experienced eye/opinion as to where to hook the chain to safely remove 8V71 and Allison together.....there is a lifting bracket at the water pump end of the engine and also one on the rear of the drivers side head.
  On the engine I removed, there were 2 lift brackets on the bellhousing, so I hooked my chain there and lifted OK. I can transfer those to the neww engine (the one I need to lift thats pictured below) I am just wondering where the chain normally attaches to lift eng/trans together. Thanks
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« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2006, 08:01:22 AM »

Chuck,

I use a short chain on the bellhousing brackets, to the front bracket. And I use a long chain back to  the rear of the transmission  But also remember I cheat and use a dual line tow truck to do my lifting! (If I remember correctly you're using a back hoe or trac hoe, but still able to do by choking the trans chain the even tensions) FWIW! BK  Grin
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