The SOHC engine weighs 500 lbs, the T-45 tranny 110 lbs, through in another 50 lbs for other stuff and it comes our to 670--say 750 lbs max.
So, a 1-ton hoist will do it with plenty of room to spare...
- 2003 GT, UPR X, FRPP 24lb/h, Magnaflow, PP 70mm TB & plenum,
Delta Force tuned, Steeda UDPs, Ralco flywheel,
RAM HDX clutch, 3.73s, 262 rwHP/305 lb-ft.
New ride (7/1/2013) 1998 Mercedes SL500-5.0L 32V VVT 326/347 HP/tq
Engineering is, at its base, making what you want from what you have.
At its extreme it is making what you want from what you can get.