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Whether you take extremely good care of your vehicle or not, at some point in your life you will probably need to have the engine lifted out to be worked on. As engines are extremely heavy, usually over several hundred pounds, a specialty tool is needed for this operation.
This is where engine hoists come in. Also called engine lifts or cherry pickers, they are specialty tools designed for lifting extremely heavy auto parts. While they don’t have the power to raise an entire vehicle like car lifts do, most engine hoists can lift several tons, making pulling the engine our of a car very simple.
While they can be relatively expensive, often costing a couple hundred dollars, this investment more than pays for itself. Sometimes after pulling an engine out one time. Mechanics will charge you a pretty penny to do engine work, so if you have the technical know-how and are willing to get your hands dirty you can easily save yourself plenty of money.
It may be a little challenging to find a quality engine hoist for a good value, so we put together this list to help you out:
Constructed of high-grade steel and built to exacting standards for quality and durability
Lead-free paint finish is applied after a thorough chemical wash to ensure a long-lasting finish and to help prevent rust
Paint is oil, grease and dirt-resistant for easy cleanup
High quality large diameter hydraulic steel cylinder unit results in lower oil pressure needed to move the load, which helps to reduce wear and extend service life
Piston-ram is treated and polished to resist skiving