Useful tips

What bolts do I use for an engine stand?

What bolts do I use for an engine stand?

Prepare the engine stand. Most engine stands have four adjustable arms with long bolt holes. This is where the engine will mount to the engine stand, using the 3/8-16 bolts that can be picked up at any hardware store.

What size bolts ls1 engine stand?

These zinc plated grade 10.9 LS engine stand bolts are the correct bolts to put your LS based engine onto almost any engine stand. You will need to verify you are getting sufficient thread engagement. These bolts have 70MM (2-3/4) length under the flange.

What is the minimum number of bolts that should be used to fasten an engine to an engine stand?

You need at least two times the bolt diameter of thread engagement for a safe engine pick. Use the right sized bolt and make sure you have plenty of thread engagement. And use a grade five or higher bolt. Knowing where to attach the chains is a another tricky issue for the inexperienced.

Which grade of bolts should be used when mounting an engine to a repair stand?

Most engine stands have four adjustable arms with long bolt holes. Using 3/8-16 bolts that can be found at any hardware store, the engine will be mounted to the engine stand here.

How long should my engine stand bolts be?

JEGS Engine Stand Bolt Kits include the bolts needed to attach your engine to most engine stands. Choose from 3/8 in. -16 or 10 mm-1.5 bolts to fit most engines.

What do the grades on bolts mean?

The grade of a bolt determines the maximum amount of stress (tensile strength) that the bolt can handle. Tensile strength is the amount of pull the bolt can withstand before breaking. The SAE marking system uses raised dashes on the bolt head to indicate strength.

Will a Turbo 400 bolt to an LS engine?

“The TH350, TH400, and Powerglide are a direct bolt-on for an LS engine,” explains TCI’s Winstead.

What thread is LS Bellhousing?

Bellhousing Bolt Kit Chevrolet LS Gen III, 8740, 12pt Kit #: 134-0902

Socket Size(s) 12mm 12pt
OAL 1.375˝
Thread Size M10 x 1.5