Building an engine test stand begins with lifting the engine to the desired height of approximately 4 feet off the ground using an engine hoist. Construct a metal frame around the engine before drilling holes in a small wooden block for oil pressure and water gauges. Place the car battery at the test stand base, and turn the engine on to perform the tests needed.Continue Reading
Lift the engine using the engine hoist to an average height of 4 feet off the ground. Secure the bottoms of the metal pieces on the floor, and weld the metal pieces on the base of the metal rods. Release the engine from the hoist.
Make three holes in a small wooden block to create oil and pressure gauges. The holes must match with the size of the gauges. Hold the gauges, and secure them down using screws. Plug the wires in the right sensors on the engine depending on the type of the engine. Place the muffler into its port, and fasten it to the base stand underneath the engine to provide adequate exhaust during testing.
Connect the radiator on the front of the frame, and connect hoses from the radiator to the engine. Ensure the water temperature gauge is attached to the sensor to raise the accuracy of the engine temperature. Position the car battery at the base of the test stand, and turn on the engine to perform the test.
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