When you fire it up cycle it as if it were new. Run it around 15 minutes around 2000 RPM. This assures the cam gets plenty of lube which will prevent it from wiping out a few lobes which is a common occurance on engines that have sat for a given number of time and not cycled upon restart.
My 302 started right up after sitting for 12 years.
Used an oil pump primer on electric drill to build up oil pressure. Then turned the engine over with starter motor while spinning the oil pump with the drill to make sure oil was getting to the bearings.
OK, so I changed the oil and filled the new filter first. let the electric feul pump fill the carb and released the choke and the darn thing started better then fule injection. Came right up to 2000rpm and I left it there for 10 minutes. before kick down to idle.
Absolutly no lifter noise ,got pressure immediatly. . I love this motor .
Thanks for all the tips. :welcome:
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