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Old 03-06-2010, 07:58 AM   #2
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Location: Denver, Colorado
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Day 2

Wow, what a beautiful day to work on the bike!

I went out to the shop with the kids and got the final mounts removed in preparation for the engine removal. Once I had it ready I called Beemer Pat- he was going to help me get the engine from the frame to the Jeep to the car wash and then to the bench.

After a few final grunts we got it out (balanced on the floor jack) -



We heaved it into the back of the Jeep and headed for the car wash. This right before we lifted it out and sat it on Pat's tall milk crate -



Pat got the initial honors -



Then we soaked it for a bit with Gunk & tire cleaner -



I was a scrubbin' fool (the temp was dropping rapidly) -



Then the massive pressure washing campaign began. Pat took these pics -



A little here....



a little under there...



I was soaked, cold and happy with the progress -



We put the engine back in the Jeep and headed to the shop.

What have I gotten myself into!



We got the engine out of the Jeep, onto the floor jack and moved it across the shop to the bench -



Tomorrow I begin the teardown -



Thanks for all of your help today Pat!
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