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Old 01-13-2020, 10:29 AM   #20
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Default Re: Rebuilt motor start up

Originally Posted by JSeery View Post
"Now, for the initial firing, prime the entire unit, 4 qts of oil, with an external priming tank, leave the "grub" screw in place (this means no filter during the fire-up), and wrap it up. After it's all broken in, remove the "grub" screw and plumb in the filter! Should be fine!"

Not sure I understand this, isn't the "grub" screw blocking the oil passage? I would think you would be stating it the other way around, the "grub" screw has to come out without the filter and back it with the filter. A mistake in this area will be catastrophic!!!
Originally Posted by flatjack9 View Post
I agree w/JSeery
Good catch, guys!

Thanks, Gary in N.Y.

P.S. "Fixed", I shouldn't post till I'm entirely awake!!
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