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Next weekend we will be doing some work on my U1200 that will require the cab to be tilted.

My truck does not have the crazy cab jack, nor does the shop have an overhead unit.

I was thinking of using an engine hoist at full extention to lift the rear of the cab up, but I am not certain that will give us the height we need to get into do pull the VC, or monkey with the throttle linkage.

any tips?
 

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The small crane I have in the bed works well. I loop down to the two small D rings at the back of the cab and lift from there. If you can secure the hoist in the back of the bed it might work well. Of course stay out of under it until it's blocked properly.
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Seems like the engine hoist should do the trick even if you have to stop, block the cab, and get a lower grip on the D-rings. Be sure to use a strap to prevent the cab from falling forward.
 
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