Supporting Vendors / Dealers - Advertising - Shop

Technical Article: Advantages of an Oil Prime Tool

By John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast Magazine
Used here with permission.
Copyright John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast Magazine

READER’S QUESTION:
My ’69 restoration is about half done; the body is at the painter, and I’ve completed the chassis and reinstalled the engine, which wasn rebuilt last year, has not been run yet, and has been sitting on an engine stand for eight months waiting for the frame and chassis parts to be reassembled. I’ve rigged up temporary fuel, cooling, and electrical systems, and I’ve been told I should remove the distributor and prime the oil system with an old distributor shaft on an electric drill before I start it for the first time. I’ve cut the top off an old distributor shaft, but someone said I need a “prime tool” instead. What does a “prime tool” do that the modified distributor shaft won’t?

Full Article is a 1-page PDF attached below:

0 (0)
Article Rating (No Votes)
Rate this article
Attached Files (1)
Comments
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Name
Email
Security Code Security Code
Related Articles RSS Feed
Technical Article: Corvette - New Application Test Car of the Future - by Dave McLellan - Corvette Chief Engineer
Viewed 10 times since Wed, Jan 7, 2015
Technical Article: Air Conditioning System Maintenance and Repair
Viewed 21 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Paint: Orange Peel as it Applies to Corvette Paint Quality
Viewed 14 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Technical Article: Synthetic Oil Use
Viewed 22 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
All Corvettes: Service Bulletin: Removal of Tight Wheels
Viewed 16 times since Thu, Mar 26, 2015
Technical Article: Timing and Vacuum Advance 101
Viewed 44 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Product Review: Best All-Round: We Test the Goodyear F1 GS-D3
Viewed 25 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Press Release: Batteries 101--How Lead-Acid Batteries Work
Viewed 14 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Big Block Chevrolet Engine Crankshaft Specifications
Viewed 546 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Product Evaluation: K&N Air Filter vs. The Green Filter
Viewed 440 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014