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Engine dolly Pics?

Discussion in 'Workshop and Home Improvement' started by Radd Cruisers, Jul 8, 2005.

  1. Radd Cruisers

    Radd Cruisers

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    Anyone have a picture of a engine dolly, I am short on space, forklift and require something on wheels.

    Thanks
     
  2. nuclearlemon

    nuclearlemon not an addict Moderator

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    i've got a large flat cart with industrial rollers that is big enough and sturdy enough for and entire drivetrain and everything else i can pile on it....my friend's dad made it.
     
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    go to the local shopping mart. "borrow" a metal shopping cart(you want the kind that have the basket in the bottom not just empty space. Cut the top part off. Put a piece of plywood over it. instant anything mover.

    Stew
     
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    This is kinda mickey mouse, but I scooted my F's around the garage on a couple of these:
    http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=92486
    They're on sale every couple months for $14.00. The length of the dolly is perfect, and I cut a couple of pieces of 4x6 to fit under the front engine mounts to keep it level and fastened them to the dolly frame with 3/8 lag bolts. As long as the floor is smooth, it worked -and low CofG! You need an engine stand for bottom end work, though. I can send you a pic if you're interested.
     
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    Here's my solution for a crowded garage. Also practice for picture posting.
     
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    Mine is made up of two dollies similar to the one pictured above joined together with a plywood deck....
    uni-strut makes it adjustable (and I don't have a welder yet). Its really sturdy and stable.

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