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Old 04-19-2012, 05:52 PM
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An engine that was a fresh build, vs. one that's broken in are certainly not the same situation. With fresh engines needing the cam and lifters, plus rings to breakin, they need a good oiling prior to starting. There's a lot of wear when a new engine or cam first fires up that a older engine doesn't have happen.
I would definitely make sure it's primed properly before firing a freshly built engine.
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