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Old 05-06-2012, 02:52 PM   #6
Kurt in NJ
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Default Re: Flathead 8BA Wiring Help - Temporary Start Up

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Because the trans has bushings it will need to have oil in it so it can pump it's own lubricating oil to the front pump bushing--and other internal parts.----it is easy to forget when you are just thinking about running the engine.

Running without coolant even for a short time is not good---I wouldn't run an engine without coolant any longer than I would run it without oil.
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