Here is an inexpensive tool to use to prime your engine. Summit Racing® Oil Pump Primers SUM-901010 - SummitRacing.com
. Install in a drill and prime until you see oil at the rockers. Once you see oil at the rockers stop after about 30 seconds. You don't want to wash the engine lube away priming too much. You do not turn the engine over with the starter motor to prime the oil system.