Priming of oil.

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Lars_Erik
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Priming of oil.

Postby Lars_Erik » Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:10 pm

I have compleatly rebuild the engin (1982) and have finally filled it with oil again today. I primed it with the starter motor for approx 2 minutes without the spark plugs being installed, and get oil pressure, but see no oil at the camshaft. Does anyone know if this is normal for this engine?

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Folsoml
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Re: Priming of oil.

Postby Folsoml » Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:06 pm

Oil is needed at the cam shaft. The FSM actually recommends filling these pockets with oil when you are reassembling the engine.
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