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Once sufficiently disconnected, the engine and transmission were left attached to the K-member and dropped as a complete unit from the bottom. Roush Industries built these hydraulically actuated cradles specifically for removal and reinstallation of the powertrain assemblies. The removal operation was a team effort with one man slowly raising the hoist and car while the other two simultaneously watched for issues while gently lowering the cradle. Notice that the front fascia and struts were also gone at this point.