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Old 11-25-2007, 11:01 PM   #169 (permalink)
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Various people debate the out the top vs. out the bottom technique:

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It's how most shops remove engines...for Hondas anyhow.
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Most front wheel drives engine/transmisions go out the bottom.
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This would fail a police examination immediately in Australia.
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Huh. I definiately had to 'lift' the Passat engine to do the waterpump.
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All things considered, it probably is as easy to lift a metro off the motor than to remove the hood and lift out the engine.
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