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Old 03-06-2013, 04:58 PM   #21
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I'm just speaking from hard-earned experience. We had to pull the motor after our mistake, the same would cost thousands in a boat. I would not place 1,100-1,500 pounds on the tins. The risk has pretty expensive consequences.
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Old 03-06-2013, 06:05 PM   #22
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When I was a kid, I made that mistake. I sat a Ford 360 engine onto the pan while removing motor mounts. I bent the pan bad enough it started hitting the crankshaft on every rotation. This lead to a hole wearing through, and ultimately cost him the motor. I learned many lessons the hard way.
That's what I'm talking about, damage to the pan from the weight. Not damage to the air bag. It just doesn't seem like a good idea to me. It might not damage the pan, but it might. Then what?
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