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Motofeet engine storage or transportation stand for Pontiac V8 engines (without casters). Heavy Duty O.S.H.A. approved steel or rubber casters available.
Please Review Application Notes to ensure this stand fits your Pontiac engine
(Provided by Sam Solace, Pres/CEO of Century Performance Center) The answer to this question is based upon personal preference and the intended use of the Motofeet engine stand. Either caster material is durable and will withstand the weight installed upon the stand. On nicely prepped garage or shop floors---using vinyl tiles, epxoy paint, or another premium surface---we recommend the rubber caster option. Using rubber casters is the best way to prevent damage or scratches to the shop or garage floor. Additionally, the rubber casters roll quieter.The steel casters are the best choice when the engine (or engine and trans) will be mounted to the stand for an extended length of time (storage for example), or if the floor surface (or travel area) area is coarse or sometimes difficult to roll across---including asphalt driveways or at the race track. While the rubber casters are heavy duty, extremely durable designs (and provide the same load rating as the steel casters), it is simply not a good practice to allow a set of rubber casters to maintain a heavy load while stationary in the same place for an extended period of time. Although we have not experienced any negative problems associated with the Motofeet rubber casters, past experience with other rubber casters has shown that extended periods of weighted support may cause flat spots to occur. Again, we have not experienced any problems with the rubber casters Motofeet provides. This information is provided to allow our customers to make the best caster selection for their Motofeet engine stand.
The Pontiac V8 engines have varying mount styles, depending on the engine. The Motofeet engine stand is designed to accommodate these variations with a single part number. (see notes below and image below)
Engine Applications (engine size and years available):
Size .... Year(s)
265 ..... 1980-1981287 ..... 1955301 ..... 1977-1981326 ..... 1963.-1967347 ..... 1957350 ..... 1968-1977366 ..... 1970370 ..... 1958389 ..... 1959-1966400 ..... 1967-1979421 ..... 1961-1966428 ..... 1967-1969455 ..... 1970-1976
The image below shows the available bolt patterns on Pontiac V8 engines. The Motofeet 1500 stand ONLY FITS APPLICATIONS using the #1 and #4 designated mounting holes. That means that the Motofeet stand for Pontiac ALWAYS mounts to the #1 and #4 bolt holes shown in the image below, no matter what engine you have. If your application has the #2 and #5 bosses, or the spacing is just 5-1/8", this stand will not fit. Motofeet is working on a way to include more applications.
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