I would say unless you are about to start the engine and are timing it up
etc why turn it, all that will do is wipe clean away any cam lube etc.
If you really cannot resist the temptation to turn it over, real oil not
contaminated water or whatever it is that they label as WD40!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Dorsey"
Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2006 8:57 PM
Subject: WD-40 turnover?
> Sorry, I had worried that I had been kicked off the list when actually my
> isp choked on my fan mail...
> anyways got my engine block properly installed (gearbox in front of the
> headlights, right?)
> now, even without the dizzy cap nor spark plugs, nor waterpump, nor
> radiator, nor sembleance of 'running', I wish to turn the engine over.
> Seems like a couple of squirts of WD-40 in each spark plug hole would be
> nice on the new rings, newly bored cylinders, etc. Maybe I can use the
> crank if the starter is forbidden. What thinkist the list of this idea?
> Paul Dorsey
> 60 TR3A
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