> fellow who posted the original message has run the engine for 30 second
> "bouts" but still not registered any oil preassure.
> On the 'early' engines I understand that the pump can be primed by back
> feeding oil into the flex pipe that comes out the rear of the block.
Another note on cranking the engine to build oil pressure-
Remove the plugs first! That way, your battery will last longer, and the
engine can turn faster. I've seen engines that wouldn't prime at plugs-in
speeds, but pulling the plugs, and cranking for a minute or 2+ did the trick.
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