Cummins, Harbor Freight, etc. Heck, every auto parts store I got into (the big chains, like Advance Auto Parts, NAPA, O'reilley, etc), all have them right inside the door for $150 -$200.
I got mine at a local Cummins. Essentially just like Harbor Freight. Not sure about the "piece of junk" comment...it either lifts an engine, or it doesn't. There's not much to them. Even the smallest-capacity hoist has a lift rating of 2000 lbs, and even if it has a safety factor of 2-to-1 (and it's probably like 7-to-1), it'll have no problem lifting a 600lb engine assembly.
I got mine at Sams Club plus an engine stand... It is blue and yellow and it has stickers saying Goodyear Racing.. Forgot what I paid for it but it is really HD. It folds up to about a 36x30 foot print when folded..
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