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Old 10-15-2011, 06:49 AM
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You could try this?

You'll need 1 buddy and a pick-up to do it this way. First thing is remove the motor and trans. Cut a whole bunch of 2x4's 12" long. Lift each side up and place the 2x4's at the 2 corners then you can run a couple of 4x4's across to set the frame on. When placing the 2x4's rotate them as in 2 one way & 2 the other way so they interlock (make sure you leave a big enough gap to slide the frame out without the front wheels on it). Once you raise it up a bit take some 2x6's 8' long under the control arms so the drums don't drag on the ground. Take the front wheels off and lower the control arms onto the 2x6's. Check for clearance, you may have to raise it a bit more. Leave the back wheels on and tie a rope or chain to the back of the truck and slowly pull the frame out. As you do this get a buddy with another 2x4 long enough the pry the frame either way as you pull it out. This way you don't have to raise it to high. Also cut some 1/2" plywood the same size as the 2x4's to level the corners for uneven ground and if you take your time it should come out without a problem. Do what swvalcon says take the doors off remove any weight you can. Doing it this way by raising it a foot and a half is much better than trying to get it up on barrels and it tips over on somebody especially when you are lifting it. This may take a little time to do but its the safest taking in consideration of your work area. Take care and play safe!!
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