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Re: It starts BUT...

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Subject: Re: It starts BUT...
From: "White, Richard H." <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 1996 13:31:00 -0800
Remember to remove the spark plugs, makes it easier, RW
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.


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