I may be speaking out of turn, but an engine is a heck of a lot easier to work with on an engine stand than it is bending over the hood... Plus, what if you didn't plan on bad cam bearings, or other "must remove the engine" problems to fix?
They do this all the time... so they don't take 10 hours like one of us...
Sorry if I'm appearing to be a smart alek... Anyways...... hehe. Just chipping in out of turn...
But let's just say there wasn't any unforeseen issues. What would the time difference be if working on motor while in car.
There's no doubt that it's easier if the motor was out
Yes it would be quicker if we left the motor in but we needed to get all of the gaskets replaced so it had to come out. If you would be leaving the motor in and replacing the heads and the cam, it would probably only be a few hours less, not that much.
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