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Unread 05-01-2013, 07:31 AM   #1
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Are you strong enough to install cylinder head? I am not.

I installed it in XJ, but couldn't in WJ, had to use lift.

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Unread 05-01-2013, 07:35 AM   #2
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I removed/installed my cylinder head by hand with the intake and exhaust manifolds attached. I'll have to say using a lift would be much safer!
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Unread 05-01-2013, 07:42 AM   #3
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Great idea -- that's what lifts are for. Why wreck your back? I use mine to install/remove my hardtops off mySWB Jeeps.
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Unread 05-01-2013, 06:38 PM   #4
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Um...ya... I just carried my bare block 340 to the bedroom and put it in the closet when I got it back from the machine shop...hey but safety first!
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Unread 05-01-2013, 11:05 PM   #5
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Wuss...


... as I'm looking at the hoist...
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Unread 05-02-2013, 12:35 AM   #6
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yup, i did and my Jeep even had a 3in lift. iirc, the I6 head weight about 75-80lbs. it wasn't easy or fun, but i was able to R&R without a hoist or a helping hand
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Unread 05-02-2013, 03:10 AM   #7
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Better than screwing your back, or if you have a bad back already. Back injuries suck ***. (mine's been screwed since I was in my 20's)
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Unread 05-03-2013, 05:42 AM   #8
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I use my hoist to lift the spark plugs out...
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Unread 05-03-2013, 05:47 AM   #9
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I use my hoist to lift the spark plugs out...
LMFAO


Dude; You really made me laugh
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Unread 05-03-2013, 08:49 AM   #10
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I've donme it on my TJ but i have the luxury of the hood that opens all the way and rest' on the windshield & flat fenders to stand on(3" lift), i wouldn't even want to try it on a WJ. My WJ's 4.7 heads are light....but boy is the passenger side ever so crammed in there
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