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Does anyone know how much the 750 engine weighs??

I'm doing a Stator replacement, and am just curious how much the engine weighs. It's it over 200lbs? Really hard to tell, not sure how much frame and wheels add to the weight. If anyone knows, thanks a lot!!

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Don't know how much, only that it is heavy. Be carefull. When I pulled my engine out, I was able to handle it on my own with a jack. Then lifted(grunt) it up a few inches to put it on something else more stable.

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It's about 150lbs.

Video of me weighing it.

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It's about 150lbs.

Video of me weighing it.
Another video i've seen more videos with you in than Rambo, send me your autograph I reckon your famous lol, great videos though and very informative

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Awesome Roach, thanks!!



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Awesome Roach, thanks!!
No problem.

I should have noted that the weight is dry without the starter and final drive installed.

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