Hauling the assembled block up a narrow staircase will be a chore. As
Max said, you're looking at around 300#. I use a two wheel dolly to move
mine around when not on the engine stand.
As to the clutch, I don't think you can go wrong with the Borg&Beck kit
sold by several of the suppliers on the list, include pressure plate, disk
and throughout bearing.
From: Dereck C <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Monday, November 29, 1999 1:56 PM
Subject: block weight and clutch
>I finally got around to taking the block of my 70 B into the machine shop.
>I am hoping to put it back together in the basement over the winter, the
>only sheltered place that the wife won't be upset with me if I grease it
> Two questions for the experienced:
>What does an assembled block weigh? (I was thinking of making one of those
>handy dandy engine carriers on Mr. Gaylord's site to carry it up the
>basement's skinny stairs)
>Anyone have a recommendation on a new clutch? (The engine is being
>and I am going to put in a new clutch while it is apart.)