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Nice simple idea that works well. This will help people... thanks for sharing!
 

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I guess you noticed quite a bit of oil leaking out when you disconnected the "primer". It's not a bad idea to push the pedal to the floor while cranking for the first 20 seconds or so before you fire the engine. That will assure good oil pressure once the engine fires. As you know the cam bores are bare aluminum. The engine will not start with the pedal on the floor.
 

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Yeah I didn’t mind the oil leaking out at that point, I was just showing the vacuum line. You can actually have the oil pressure sensor ready so when you pull the barb out and put the sensor in, you barely loose oil.

Once the engine is back in, I have a port on the oil filter relocation adapter, I will prime oil through there as well so the entire cooler and engine have oil.
I have plenty of assembly lube in the cam journals and everywhere else.
Once everything is in and has battery power, I’ll be able to see oil pressure on my gauge before I light the fire.
The money I’ve spent on this build, I don’t take any chances.
 
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