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Old 19 Mar 2009, 09:07 pm
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Default Engine removal

I need to remove the engine from a 2002 cruiser for a rebuild. I am planning on doing this myself in my home garage. I read the factory service manual for the car and it advises to use a special dolly and cradle to remove the engine with the car on a lift. Is this cradle assembly a must? Or can the engine be removed without the car on a lift? Any info would be appreciated.
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Old 19 Jul 2009, 09:32 am
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I am looking for the same information...tips, etc on removal and replacement of an engine in a 2002. I have a lot of equipment, good facilities and work on Porsches...never touched a PT...

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Old 19 Jul 2009, 03:21 pm
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Default Re: Engine removal

Engine will come out through the top. Take the front of the engine off and then it comes out. It's easier if you take the head off but will come out.
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