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    CitizenOfEarth

    Undo four nuts, disconnect the fuel line and a couple of wires, then two guys could lift it right out. The older transporters were even better: If you put a jack under the engine and removed the rear bumper and apron you could roll the vehicle forward off the engine. No lifting required.

    Last time I replaced an engine in a car (an early Honda Prelude), it took me a day to the the engine out, and another whole day to get the new one in.

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