What is the trick with 3x2s supporting transission?

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What is the trick with 3x2s supporting transission?

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I'm curious and I'm facing an engine removal. In the Wiki there is a mention of using 3x2s to support the transmission:

 "2 pieces of 3x2 timber pushed into the outer CV shells they will support the box at exactly the angle for removal and fitting" 

But I can't visualise what Laurie Pettit means. Can anyone help me out?
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Re: What is the trick with 3x2s supporting transission?

Post by Aidan »

pull the box out with the engine it's easier imho, much easier to mate the two before refitting, less chance of damaging the spigot bearing end of the input shaft, ideally with the transmission retainer plate that is on the wiki to safely keep the transmission on the trolley jack

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