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Old July 9th, 2018, 10:37 PM
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Split 394 from tranny??

So I stripped down the 63 Starfire I have. All the is basically left is the frame, engine and trans. Looking for tips or thoughts on how to split and lift engine out without damaging the oil pan.
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Old July 9th, 2018, 10:53 PM
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Block the motor up under the flywheel housing . Not the pan .
Remove the rear motor mounts and all the bolts that hold engine to trans .
Then it just slides out .

That looks like a pretty good frame . Are you going to save it ?

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Sweet, that shall work.
Any tips on unlocking an engine?
Told tranny fluid and thinner mix works
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BTW did you receive my email with the plate?
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a common penetrant is ATF and acetone half and half.
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a common penetrant is ATF and acetone half and half.
Yes to this.

You will have a problem separating the engine from the trans if you can't get it unstuck so do your best to get it lose.The flywheel/ flexplate will need to be rotated to get to all the bolts and you can't if it's stuck..... Tedd
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Okay guys, thanks for the tip.
off to Ukrainian Tire I go!!!!
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BTW did you receive my email with the plate?
No , sorry I didn't . Please try again .
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Yes to this.

You will have a problem separating the engine from the trans if you can't get it unstuck so do your best to get it lose.The flywheel/ flexplate will need to be rotated to get to all the bolts and you can't if it's stuck..... Tedd
Sorry Tedd , this is not true of the Slim Jim . ( thank God )

Once you un -bolt it , it just slides out of the damper plate .

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No , sorry I didn't . Please try again .
That the plate Charlie?
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Sorry Tedd , this is not true of the Slim Jim . ( thank God )

Once you un -bolt it , it just slides out of the damper plate .
Thanks Charlie my mistake I thought they were like 371's... Tedd
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That the plate Charlie?
Yes that's it .
I don't need the heater valve itself . So if you can take that off , it will be easy to ship ,
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Okay, cool beans. Will PM you
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Yes that's it .
I don't need the heater valve itself . So if you can take that off , it will be easy to ship ,
Hey Charlie, your parts are ready
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Hey Charlie, your parts are ready[/i]
Good . Please PM me with a price to include shipping . Thanks .
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