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V70 d5 engine removal

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V70 d5 engine removal

Postby steve mech » Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:32 am

V 70 D5422T '03 Hi, does anyone know weather this engine can be lifted "out of the top" without removing gearbox, subframe etc? thanks.

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Re: V70 d5 engine removal

Postby RaymanSean » Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:35 pm

you will not be able to pull the subframe through the top. Otherwise I think that the engine and tranny can come out the top.

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Re: V70 d5 engine removal

Postby bobsnow100 » Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:06 pm

It is easier to leave the transmission connected to the engine when removing.You don't take out the subframe this way.
You can drop it down with the subframe attached but you will need to lift the front of the car up after. I myself lift the engine and transmission up as one unit.

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