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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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I've heard someone mention inflating a basketball under their engine to lift it. I haven't tested it myself, but you might try some research along that route.
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