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ok so i have my ej205 totally unbolted, the clutch fork pin IS removed..and the thing is still suck to the tranny

unfortunetly i cant spin the engine around as it it seized so..any one got any ideas as to why it isnt coming out? its been sitting on jacks for the past week just waiting to get pulled!! :(
 

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Mine was stuck like that too. Went to Sears and picked up a (very) stiff putty knife and started prying it apart little by little. Eventually I got it to crack apart, then I hooked it to the cherry picker and raised it off the xmember a little, got under the car on my back, then used my knees and hands to basically support and wiggle the engine loose from the tranny. Surprised I was able to support the entire engine's weight with just my hands and knees, it wasn't all that heavy and I'm not a big guy.

It has to come out at just the right angle in order to go smoothly or else it'll wedge itself on the bottom 2 bellhousing studs and I was only able to find that angle when I was underneath the car on my back with the engine resting on my knees.
 

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If the transmission was not held in with the crossmembers, you could wiggle it around and break it loose. The dowel pins are really tight and if you are pulling too much from either side, they bind.
 

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If you know what location the pins are in, try spraying some liquid wrench into the holes and the crack near the holes. The transmission and engine are aluminum and the pins are steel so they usually corrode a little and bond to eachother. Liquid wrench works magic with corrosion. If you have some battery corrosion, spray some on it and watch what happens. ;)
 

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air chisle to the top where the trans and motor meet..... hit it with that and rock it.. after you spray it all up really well
this is what i did and it came free.

the back of my engine is kinda fucked up but whatever the block is prob gonna get replaced anyways

so its out now:D now i need to get a hoist as my friends using mine and its being occupied by a 5.0 v8 mustang motor
 
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