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How to jack up diesel to replace motor mount?

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Hello. I have a Volvo Penta 2002 and need to replace the rear motor mount. Any idea how I can jack it up? There is very little room under the transmission and some room but not much up front but don't know if i can effectively jack up the rear from the front? The other idea I had was to use a come along or pulley from the boom to lift it? Any ideas would be helpful. I need a super small jack I guess (short)? Thanks.
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If there's enough clearance try a car scissor jack under the engine. Take care to place jack on strong part of engine and not at center of oil pan.
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Casey pic shows the scissor jack I was referring to.
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