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Old 12-04-2007, 12:22 PM
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Engine stand

I have a 750# rated engine stand that works well with a small short block, but bounces disturbingly with a fully built 389, plus it only has three casters. Anyone used one of the Torin 1500# folding stands? It looks pretty sturdy and is only 100 bucks, and the folding feature would be great for my small garage. Pros or cons anybody?

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Couldnt you add a cross bar at the front and add some casters and triangulate the upright for more rigidity?
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There is already a small gusset at the base of the upright and no room to put a larger one. Yes, I could put a cross tube with two casters up front but I would still have a 750# rated stand with the small, thin walled tubing that takes up even more floor space now.
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