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Re: Transporting an engine in an SUV

To: Patton Dickson <>
Subject: Re: Transporting an engine in an SUV
From: Rocky Frisco <>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 14:17:14 -0500
Patton Dickson wrote:

> I just found a complete (minus carbs) motor for my '67 that I want to buy to
> replace the 18V in my car right now.  If I buy it, I am planning on driving
> my Isuzu Trooper over to get it (about a 5 hour trip).  
> Any suggestions as to how to load it, I might have no help in moving it.  It
> is on an engine stand right now, but I would have to take it off of that to
> get it in.  How much will it weight?  300#?  
> Once in, there are tie downs in the back to secure it.

I would use sturdy chain, rather than plastic or cloth straps. It would 
be painful and embarrassing to have the unit come up and whack you in 
the back (and possibly fatal).

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