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Re: BOLT head in the Bilge...

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Originally Posted by PorFin View Post
Monkey,

If you can manage to get a scissors jack under the engine, you can fit it up to support it when you remove the bracket.
Otherwise just use wedges - you can exert an amazing amount of force with wedges so be careful to just make them snug, don't pound them in. If the engine does settle a little - enough to make lining up the new bolts a problem, just tap the wedges some more until it rises into position - you can be very precise with them.

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