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Does anyone have any advise on moving an engine around, its out of the bike but it is pretty heavy and I do not want to risk dropping it or something.

Brute strength?
 

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furniture moving dollies. They cost very little (you can make them if you have lumber and casters) and you an push the engine anywhere you want. If you want to get real hardcore you can get a car engine stand and make some brackets to hold your motor up.

depends on the kind of motor: vtwin, parallel twin, inline four, etc...
 

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I put my CB350 engine on a solid stool and move around it.... shows who is boss in our relationship...bastard engine!

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quote:
I put my CB350 engine on a solid stool and move around it.... shows who is boss in our relationship...bastard engine!

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This one is for Champ. "Mr. Casper, you are a 'solid stool'". Champ, bring that big wheel to Granite!

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yeah, you did totally say solid stool. i pictured you hoisting your bike engine on top of a big hard peice of brown shit, and rolling it around while constantly moving another brown pc of shit to the front as you went along. i mean i guess it would work, but its really gross.

try setting it on a broken down cardboard box and then pulling the box around to slide across the garage floor.

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i got a mechanics creeper for 12.99 at a local automarts store, works great

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Heavy cardboard always worked for me, and it's cheap, as in free at any grocery store!
Another trick I use is to spread one of those cheap plastic tarps out where I'm working, oil spills wipe up with a rag, so does any kind of cleaning fluid (no soaking into cement) small parts are easy to spot if they drop, or pick up a corner and they'll roll to the middle. Your clothes stay clean cuz you're not rolling around on a cement floor and the carboard engine mover slides even better. Lasts a long time and when it's beat toss it and buy another for a few bucks.
Now I gots me one of these <img src=icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle>
so working on the 666 is a whole lot easier!

 

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furniture moving dollies......harbor freight has them for $8.00 each.

gotta love the harbor freight and all the cheap chinese shit they sell.

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yeah, the shepard's pie really comes out nasty! You bringing fred to the track this coming weekend?

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