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I use my hoist around the shop for moving a lot more than just engines. (You ever try and move a cast iron powerglide?)

So in a moment of clarity I decided that I would convert my hoist to air over hydraulic operation.  It could not be easier, two bolts, it dropped in perfectly and it works great.  I got the ram through Northern tool

https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200641740_200641740?cm_mmc=Google-pla&utm_source=Google_PLA&utm_medium=Automotive > Jacks&utm_campaign=Strongway&utm_content=46200&gclid=Cj0KCQjwnqH7BRDdARIsACTSAdvNlwl_ElNoINEWoD6emyxUDHhn07fSt4zJxjN1ofd6wo3w6zSlb7YaAv05EALw_wcB


though this one is a bit cheaper, it looks to be manufactured pretty much identical other than the painting of the resevoir




If you pull engines more than just once in a blue moon, this is a handy upgrade, and everything works as normal when the air is not available


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