Brought to you in part by:

Great deals on auto restoration supplies!

.


  Mustangsandmore Forums
  Ford Racing
  How long to leave rebuilt engine sitting?

Post New Topic  Post A Reply
profile | register | preferences | faq | search

next newest topic | next oldest topic
Author Topic:   How long to leave rebuilt engine sitting?
68F100
Gearhead

Posts: 2609
From: Burlington, Iowa
Registered: Oct 99

posted 03-15-2003 04:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 68F100   Click Here to Email 68F100     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
How long should I leave a newly rebuilt engine sit? I have to get some front end work done before I can drive my truck again. It would be easier to do the front end stuff before installing the new engine, so I'm planning on waiting to install the new engine until then.

I'm mostly concerned with all the new parts rusting before I get the new motor in. Yep, stuff rusts that fast around here. Should I wait to rebuild the engine until I am ready to install it, or is there a way to keep it from rusting while it is waiting to be installed?

Thanks

IP: Logged

Fastymz
Moderator

Posts: 20708
From: Reno Nv USA M&M#1240
Registered: Apr 2001

posted 03-15-2003 05:38 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastymz   Click Here to Email Fastymz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Joe I think if you oil every thing well both inside and out it should be fine.

------------------
SCOOP
oddly obsessed with big scoops on little Mustangs

2.26 60'S
14.9 @ 90.86MPH

65 coupe,351w,C4,Big Boss 429 hood scoop,8"3.40 TracLoc,Cragar SS,Black Suede.

https://mustangsandmore.com/ubb/Fastymz.html

IP: Logged

steve'66
Gearhead

Posts: 9489
From: Sonoma,CA,USA
Registered: Mar 2000

posted 03-15-2003 08:08 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for steve'66   Click Here to Email steve'66     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
You can store a rebuilt engine for years. Get an engine bag for it from Summit, or use a very large garbage bag.

SteveW

IP: Logged

68F100
Gearhead

Posts: 2609
From: Burlington, Iowa
Registered: Oct 99

posted 03-15-2003 08:32 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 68F100   Click Here to Email 68F100     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Cool. Thanks guys.

IP: Logged

Fastymz
Moderator

Posts: 20708
From: Reno Nv USA M&M#1240
Registered: Apr 2001

posted 03-15-2003 08:34 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastymz   Click Here to Email Fastymz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Or you can send it me and I'll use it until your ready for it.
It will never be raced either.

------------------
SCOOP
oddly obsessed with big scoops on little Mustangs

2.26 60'S
14.9 @ 90.86MPH

65 coupe,351w,C4,Big Boss 429 hood scoop,8"3.40 TracLoc,Cragar SS,Black Suede.

https://mustangsandmore.com/ubb/Fastymz.html

IP: Logged

johnmustang
Gearhead

Posts: 6061
From: British Columbia , Canada
Registered: Nov 2001

posted 03-15-2003 08:36 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for johnmustang   Click Here to Email johnmustang     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Fastymz:

It will never be raced either.


HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
Did you say never raced ? HAHAHAHAHAH
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

JOHN

------------------
65 2+2 FASTBACK
87 TAURUS WAGON
98 F150 XLT TRITON V8 4.6, 4 WHEEL DRIVE
Member:Vancouver Island Mustang Association
M&M #1710
MyPhotoPage
MY TRUCK

IP: Logged

68F100
Gearhead

Posts: 2609
From: Burlington, Iowa
Registered: Oct 99

posted 03-15-2003 08:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 68F100   Click Here to Email 68F100     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Ummm...suuure SCOOP.

I'll let ya break it in for me if ya come out here to do it. Then I'll be able to just put it in my truck and GO!

IP: Logged

All times are ET (US)

next newest topic | next oldest topic

Administrative Options: Close Topic | Archive/Move | Delete Topic
Post New Topic  Post A Reply
Hop to:

Contact Us | Mustangsandmore Front Page

Copyright 2005, Steve LaRiviere. All Rights Reserved.


Ultimate Bulletin Board 5.47d

Amazon Honor System Click Here to Pay Learn More

[Build a free Mustangsandmore.ws Home Page!]

[Posting Pictures]

[About M&M][Acronyms][Calendar][Chat][Classifieds] [Members' Pics]

[M&M Conventions] [M&M Mug Shots]

[ Mustangsandmore.com Bookstore] [ Smokin' Fords] [Tech Articles]