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engine assembly lube ??????

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Re: engine assembly lube ??????
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2017, 04:41:40 AM »
Just my experience but STP is on the thick side, I've used a 50:50 mixture of STP and engine oil - I also like to prime the lubrication system and crank the engine over without the plugs (and EFI disabled if appropriate) until the oil is circulating freely.
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Re: engine assembly lube ??????
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2017, 01:49:20 AM »
I'm new to this so take this for what it's worth but I've heard STP makes a good assembly lube.  By that I mean to use STP for assembly lube.

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Re: engine assembly lube ??????
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2017, 11:39:43 AM »
We just used synthetic oil.  But it can't really hurt to run some.  That first run is always the hardest on parts.
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engine assembly lube ??????
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2017, 06:40:32 AM »
 Never used it always used lots of clean oil on bearings
   what do others say ????
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