The Lycoming engine case splitting tool can be used on both four and six cylinder engines. It will also work on the older “Narrow-Deck” and the newer “Wide-Deck” engines.
There are two optional plates that allow the engine to be separated without having a crankshaft installed.
See our article in the January 2014 edition of Kitplanes on using our tool.
The part equivalents for this tool includes: ST-122 pressure plates