[Top] [All Lists]

Re: It starts BUT...

To: John Van Valkenburgh <>
Subject: Re: It starts BUT...
From: Dirk de Boer <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 1996 15:16:42 -0800 (PST)
On Wed, 3 Jan 1996, John Van Valkenburgh wrote:

>    My only real concern is that so far I'm not getting any oil pressure 
> registered on the gauge.  

> 2).  The oil filter has not filled up yet.  I do remember that it takes 
> awhile for the filter to fill and the system to pressurize.  The engine 
> had a fair amount of cranking and ran off-and-on for perhaps 20-30 seconds.

The trick is to disconnect or short the coil so you don't get a spark, 
and then to spin the engine on the starter till you get oil pressure. 
Hope you did not damage the engine.


<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>