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Service Cart For EnginesCart supports rear-mounted air-cooled engine from Volkswagen or Porsche automobile. One person removes, repairs, tests, and reinstalls engine of car, van, or home-built airplane. Consists of framework of wood, steel, and aluminum components supported by four wheels. Engine lifted from vehicle by hydraulic jack and gently lowered onto waiting cart. Jack removed from under engine. Rear of vehicle raised just enough that engine can be rolled out from under it. Cart easily supports 200-lb engine. Also used to hold transmission. With removable sheet-metal top, cart used as portable seat.
Document ID
19950065294
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Ng, Gim Shek (NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Date Acquired
August 17, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 1995
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 19
Issue: 3
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MECHANICS
Report/Patent Number
LAR-14858
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.