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Hey guys, will your run of the mill engine stand at your local parts dealer hold up a cleveland?
 

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I have a Big block chevy on a run of the mill engine stand and it holds up just fine. The Cleveland should be cake.
 

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I've had the 351W up on mine since April, so I don't think the C should be a problem either. /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
 

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I have a 460 sitting on a cheap 35 dollar stand. I had to get bigger washers for the brackets because it a little sag to it. See Pic

It is also very unstable, I'm just storing it on this stand when I get around to building it I will have to get something better. It wants to tip over with the slightest nudge.


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I got mine at harbor frieght for $45 bucks. They had 750#, 1000# and 1500# models, I took the middle at that price. I also invested in some decent 3 1/2 inch bolts and big washers to hold it onto the stand. Mine's a 351W and it's holding fine and easily wheeled around!
Best of luck,
Doug
 

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I got the 1000 pound model at Harbor Freight. The casters were pretty poor quality, so I replaced them with stronger examples from Home Depot. Works okay now - the last engine it saw was a 401 AMC (the "Rambler" motor in my Jeep..) and now Lolita's 388 W. Works just fine so far, but it was somewhat marginal with the fully loaded 401. If I had it to do over, I get a stouter stand.
 
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