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I think that for most backyard builds, pulling the motor and transmission together is going to be easier. If you try to pull them separately, you usually have to get the car up on stands high enough to get the transmission out from under the car.

The aim here is to disconnect everything and yank them.

1. 4 bolts on ujoints to remove driveshaft. Wrap the ujoint caps with tape.
2. Trans mount / crossmember removal.
3. All electrical disconnected and labeled. Usually this is like starter, ignition system.
4. remove speedometer cable
5. remove trans cooling lines
6. remove upper and lower radiator lines
7. remove all mechanical and electrical gauges lines (i.e. temperature, tach, etc) label as needed
8. remove shift linkage
9. once it appears that the motor and transmission are free of all obstructions, yank it after pulling the motor mount bolts.
 

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You’ve got to do your best to figure out the header bolt. Good chance it went on with the motor in the engine compartment so, there’s got to be a way of getting it off. Don’t hesitate to hammer the header to give yourself room if necessary but chances are you just haven’t gone at it the right way with the right tool. Sometimes you can only get a partial turn before having to reset a wrench brother. 🤜🏻🤜🏻🤜🏻
 
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