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Trouble pulling 4.3 4x4 1997 blazer motor

Hired a boy to put 4.3 motor in blazer. He is a good mechanic, put many engines in but he is having trouble pulling this 4.3 blazer motor. Had to take the oil pan off but it is still not clearing enough to come out. What could be we do to get this motor out and back in cleanly? Got involved because I'm a dad

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When I did mine, I had to remove radiator, undo exhaust manifolds from motor, and of course, remove hood. Those 3 things should allow enough room to remove that motor. Of course you'll have a few extras to remove, air cleaner box, air duct, etc, maybe undo steering wheel shaft even. It's been a couple of years since i've did it, but I belive I did have to remove the steering shaft.

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