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Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 07:22 AM
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I am getting ready try my hand at building a couple of motors and wanted to know if I need to buy the vw specific engine stand or will a standard engine stand do the trick? If either one will work is there any benefit to either? There is a good deal on thesamba right now but I will have to pick it up in Mesa. I have a friend that will do that I think. But if a regular stand is the ticket I can find one local, cheap and easy I am sure.

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Post Post subject: Re: Engine stand
Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 02:57 PM
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You can use any engine stand, but a VW stand makes like a little easier.

Here is one. phoenix.craigslist.org...52342.html


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Thanks for the info. I just closed the deal on this one after seeing your response to my post. Good deal?
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Yep, even better than the one on CL.


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Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 09:12 AM
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Buy one that can turn the engine upside down. So you can reach everything always with ease.

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Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 06:15 PM
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I had toi drill holes and insert pins in the round part that allows the stand to rotate. I couldnt get the bolt tight enough to hold the engine without spinning.

Other than that these stands are great.

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