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I believe there is a market for a 6 cyl version of this . I would take one...I "think" there is enough room on that 4 cyl piece to drill for a 6 cyl.... The piece would have to be turned to the side , to clear the cylinder head..

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I think I got my 4cyl adapter from you !
 

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Ed, I was messing around with the idea of turning it to the side, and drilling 2 new holes. I think there is room to do this if one the existing holes is used. Instead of the 6 o'clock position, the mounting part would be at 9 o'clock .
 

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Jay, looking at the O/P image... if i drilled 2 new holes and turned the unit to the right, so the mounting holes are at 9 O'clock, would that provide a stable platform for a 6 cyl ? I think I am going to try it... Waiting to get my friends drill press over here.
 

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O/P image referred to the original posters image. ( the first one ) sorry I wasn't clear on that. My question is this.... If the mounting holes are to the left of the unit, as opposed to the bottom as in the first picture, would the stand become unstable. I will try it out. I have a 6 cyl on my stand right now with just a crank, so its pretty light. I can handle it if it gets unruly.
 

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And you're thinking of an engine stand adapter with the offset 90 degrees from what is shown in the picture.
Yes , exactly. I have that exact adapter.
Why would you want to do that?
Because the top of the adapter interferes with the cylinder head, and will not mount as is.
Are the three engine mount studs on a V6 biased toward the front or rear of the engine (unlike a 4 cyl, where they are pretty much centered)
They appear to be centered... pretty much..

Structurally the part will be fine. Just drilling 2 new holes, re-using one. Once I have the drill press I will take pictures of what I did.
 

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Jay you got it ! I hope this is not hijacking this thread too far... Here comes the last thought. I will wait until the very end to mount it this way. I just want to be able to work on the back of the motor while its on the stand. Crank seal, flywheel etc.. I will keep it the way it is now until the end. No rotating the engine at that point.
 
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