Mechanical only restorations??
What do you need a hoist for?Yes obvious if you have a hoist
I'll take the carbs off before I remove the engine. Ruddspeed cut off one of the arms of the V bracket that supports the airbox so that the steering shaft can pass through!Tony looking at the ruddspped steering box photo you posted , the oil filter and right hand engine mount will have to come off to lift the engine and miss the steering box