Originally Posted by oldschool hero
The only thing I would lift with that thing would be just an intake.
Give me grade 8 bolts and a good loadbearing chain any day.And the factory lifting rings that are on Chevy engines,well I had one of those to rip open and dropped an engine once,thankful it was coming out. I just cant see trying to install an engine with only one point of lifting .Just an unbalanced load of alot of money hanging,waiting for catastrophy.
With just a long block engine and flexplate or flywheel the engine is balanced perfectly for an easy installation. I will use mine everytime . I have already proof tested this with the complete 454 and T400 trans as mentioned in my earlier post. BTW. That did not balance good at all and we won't do that going back in . Also, the carb bolts on a chevy are 5/16" , not 1/4" .........Allan