We have this old inline 6 engine on our property. We guess it is from a Chevy Panel Truck from 1963 (something like this: http://davidsclassiccars.com/chevrolet/69489-1963-chevrolet-panel-truck.html) I'm an average muscular guy, I can lift a bit but not move it at all.

We need to haul it away but it is hard to estimate the weight without a scale, to get the right equipment.

Is 700 lbs a good estimate?enter image description here

  • More like 400lbs – Moab Sep 14 at 18:44
  • I'm not sure, either, but I think Moab is in the ballpark. I wouldn't expect it to be anymore than that. If you cannot find a way to take it all at once, consider breaking the engine down into components, which would be a LOT more manageable. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Sep 14 at 19:08
  • "What does this engine weigh?" Is this like the game where you if you can guess the number of jelly beans in a jar you win a prize? 344 lbs An engine cherry picker will get it off the ground for you. – Alaska Man Sep 14 at 19:12
  • I'd guess more like 500 lbs. My aluminum v6 weighs 460 with all components (or so the internet claims), so I'm guessing that iron block would be more. – the_storyteller Sep 14 at 19:22
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    @Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Posting a guess as an answer is not really proper here. Not to mention that there is no way to definitively answer "What does this engine weigh?" as we can not know what that thing weighs. If i win, when can expect my prize? – Alaska Man Sep 15 at 19:15

An online search lead to, 440 lbs if its a 250cid motor. Closer to 500lbs if it is a 292cid motor. The 292 is about 2 inches longer so it weighs more.

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  • Don't forget to subtract the harmonic balancer and timing chain. – John Canon Sep 16 at 1:00

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