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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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usually you can find a place to use a lever or crowbar on the frame or structure, have some one apply pressure, while you slip a block or pair of wedges under.

You will need to at least loosen the other mount on the side you are working to get movement. Other boats may have a shelf/tray or other structure that you can use as a lift point to do the coffin hoist.

best of luck
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