Preference For Pulling Motor

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  1. rockyracoon

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    Im getting ready to pull the motor and I would like to leave the tranny ( t-3650) in place. I have pulled both as a unit in the past and also have dropped the trans first but this time I would like to leave the trans in place.
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    jetmech807 I get vag sore

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    I think installing it would a bigger pain than it's worth. Trying to line up an input shaft into the clutch would be problematic.

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    what's the actual question here?
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    I personally always pull just the engine, and leave the transmission in place. It's enough fun just getting the engine out, without adding the extra complication of a long transmission on the end of the engine. Sometimes I even pull the transmission first. While the engine is out, I might as well check the transmission, and at least check/adjust the end play.
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    The actual question is "preference for pulling motor" all the other replies seemed to be able to figure that out.
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    madspeed Colonel Mustard Mod Dude Founding Member

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    well my "preference for pulling motor" is a deisel
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    I like pulling the trans and motor as a whole unit....Makes it a lot easier than laying on my back and trying to stab the thing!
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    I've pulled my motor without the trans and left it in place. I just left a jack under the transmission so it didn't move from the place where it separated from the block. Made installing the motor a lot easier. Also, I'm sure you already know, but pulling the radiator and everything gives in front of the motor gives you ungodly amounts of room. Haha.
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  9. jetmech807

    jetmech807 I get vag sore

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    I always preferred the dual Allison aircraft V-12 setups

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    Random vague thread comment fishing for attention...
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    Seriously though, if you have a way to get the car up high enough, unbolt the k member and tranny cross member and leave it all on the ground and and just raise the car up.
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