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Topic: Engine Storage For Future Rebuild?
Registered: Dec 99
posted 10-15-2002 11:58 AM
Just looking for opinions and ideas,
What is the best way to store an engine that I want to rebuild some time in the future (maybe a couple of years)? The engine runs ok now, but is very tired. It has been suggested to me before to do a fresh oil change using Motor Flush and a new filter, and then overfil the crankcase with fresh oil, fill the cylinders with oil by removing the spark plugs, and also pour oil into the intake manifold. Should I also fill the water jacket with oil? Is this all overkill? Bear in mind that I live in the dry desert of Las Vegas. All thoughts are appreciated.
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From: Lyons, IL, USA
Registered: May 99
posted 10-15-2002 12:47 PM
All your ideas are perfect. DOn't worry about the water jackets. Loosen up all the rocker arms after you lube it up and before you put it away.
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