Any way to remove an engine without pulling input shaft out?
I have to remove a 2.0 8v NE engine from my cav, i am trying to do it by seperating the engine from the box then lifting it out that way. i have the proper input shaft puller and slide hammer tool - but it wont budge even after a good 6 hours of effort i've pulled an input shaft out before with the tool from an F20 on an astra gte but this one will not move one bit! i remember reading somewhere that if you supported the engine with a hoist and moved it horizontally along the input shaft away from the gearbox it could be done that way? any help would be great!