OMC 1.6l seadrive powerhead stuck
I'm STUCK or should I say the powerhead is.
Engine model and serial number are
OMC seadrive 1.6l
I've taken all the nuts and bolts it says in the Clymer book to remove the powerhead but it is not moving at all.
I've attached a picture showing the main bolts I've removed there was also the gear shift linkage and the exhaust cover etc. I have an engine hoist hooked to the engine, using a rope as I haven't got the lifting eye in the book, and it won't move not even a little bit.
My old man has taken to beating it with a hammer and crowbar, I don't know if he thinks he's helping or just releasing his own built up tension.
Does anybody have any suggestions. If I raise the engine hoist any more I will lift the transom off the trailer. Surely the gasket / corrosion couldn't stick it that tight could it?