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Rebuilding an engine: pistons installed, crank rotation “very” stiff

As I'm assembling my engine back (Skoda Estelle 120, 70s, RWD, rear mounted engine) I have the following issue: installed crankshaft, camshaft and distribution chain, torqued as manual recommends, it ...
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Can I hold an engine (with aluminum block) using its gearbox studs?

I just finished building my own engine stand, however, I have (yet another) problem to solve: in the original Czechoslovakian manual I see the factory stand holds the engine from a side, holding it by ...