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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 9th, 02, 07:07 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone ever purchased / used an Engine Start Stand? I'm looking for one to run the 327 after the third coat of POR.

Considering the stand below but looking for options.



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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 9th, 02, 08:45 AM
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if you have an old sub frame you could use it as an engine starter
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 9th, 02, 09:03 AM
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JEGS also has one in their catalog just under $640.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 9th, 02, 12:25 PM
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I alwaws thought that the best engine start stand was the car the engine was built for...
A buddy of mine has a homebuilt one, its just a novelty type thing, since You can't put a load on it...although it makes for some good shop beer drinking conversation..
Note:If You get one of these, MAKE SURE that You don't start the engine with just a flexplate on it, start it up with a manual trans flywheel that is correct for the engine.....otherwise the RPM's will go sky high with just a crack of the throttle ...(I've seen it done)....just a been there saw that .02 ...Good Luck !
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 9th, 02, 03:18 PM
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Here's how I've always done it, in the assembled chassis, before dropping the body:

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 9th, 02, 03:27 PM
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I've got some extra space in my shop, I can store that for ya!

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Hmmm, just wondering. Is the air scoop necessary?
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