Engine SwapSome time ago I bought a spare engine and stripped the sheet metal off it with the intention of having it powder coated. However the old engine was leaking oil bad enough I decided it was time to do an engine swap which I did over the week preceding the fourth of July.
Some people prefer to pull the engine and transmission as a unit. I do not when doing the job by myself as in this case. It is very easy to pull the engine only. We pulled Craig Norton's engine and transmission together and found it took quite a bit more time.
This time I decided to use jacks and jack-stands instead of ramps to raise the car. Three reasons to use jack-stands: