Slick engine run stand

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  1. toolmanmike

    toolmanmike FABO MODERATOR Staff Member FABO Gold Member

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    This looks slick!

     
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    • mopardude318

      mopardude318 Well-Known Member

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      cheap, simple and effective. I like it!
       
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      • Hellrats

        Hellrats Just another dumbass FABO Gold Member

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        Thanks for posting. I know what I'm going to build this winter! :)
         
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        • sireland67

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          When I built my start stand, I built it as low as I could to the ground.
          With an engine running, it will take off across the garage floor unless I put some 4x4's under it on cinder blocks.
          It has all the electrics, radiator, fuel cell and gauges off in this pic, because I was putting it into the barn up at my farm, the mice would have had a field day with the wiring.

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          Here is a pic with it functional, minus the mufflers.

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          • RustyRatRod

            RustyRatRod Bla de blizhibliz de blatde blizi bla bla FABO Gold Member

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            That's nice but where do you store it when not in use?
             
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            • pishta

              pishta I know I'm right....

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              Man, I got to get me a bellhousing......I got everything else! F' it, Ill just attach the whole 904 transmission with a Tylenol bottle in the yoke seal. I even got a muffler.
               
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              • mopardude318

                mopardude318 Well-Known Member

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                Wow. Nice work. I like that too for a more professional unit, if time is on your side. ;)
                 
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                • sireland67

                  sireland67 Well-Known Member

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                  I have a huge barn up at my farm.
                   
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                  • sireland67

                    sireland67 Well-Known Member

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                    It only took a couple of hrs to make.
                    I have a chop saw, welder etc.
                     
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                    Krooser Reform School Graduate

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                    I bought an early Hemi that was used to power an irrigation pump in Oklahoma
                    Came with a super strong skid type stand that mounted the engine and pump. I had one engine mounted on it at one time... Just dug it out last weekend. Might do something with it...
                     
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                    • Daves69

                      Daves69 FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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                      Lol, that would be my issue with my barely two car garage. But this has me of thinking how to make adapter mounts that plug on my lift base to save space.

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                      • YY1

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                        My run stand is a 1980 D100 with a super rusty cab.

                        Holds any engine with just about any intake, and there's plenty of room to work on the engine and all the stuff on and around it.

                        As a bonus it also tests the entire driveline and many other things.
                         
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                        • Jimacuda

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                          if you can picture it, you can make it.
                          hot glue gun for steel makes it a breeze...lol

                          mine is a K frame holder...

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                          • Princess Valiant

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