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.