Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

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Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

Postby Command52 » Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:56 pm

I cannot find my answer in the help forum ,so I know I can rely on you for my answer. Im getting ready to install my pistons and rings in my engine. What should I use on the main and rod bearings Grease, oil or other Thanks Billy

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Re: Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

Postby tst » Sat Dec 14, 2019 1:04 pm

they make a engine assembly lube, it is a thick oil that will stay stuck to the parts so helps from the engine parts from starting up dry, most parts stores should have some or online

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Re: Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

Postby Steve Butram » Sat Dec 14, 2019 1:06 pm

I use Assembly Lube

you can us clean oil if you don't have access to the assembly lube

http://mmb.maverick.to/threads/substitute-for-assembly-lube-motor-assembly-saturday.43594/
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Re: Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

Postby ricky racer » Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:14 pm

I'm currently using this.

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I'm pretty happy with it.
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Re: Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

Postby Command52 » Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:49 pm

Thank you for your help going to napa now . I just posted about a issue with my rings if you could help Thanks You Billy

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Re: Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

Postby BigBill » Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:27 pm

I burnish the moly paste into all the metal to metal contact surfaces, the leave some moly on the surface. During assembly I add some motor oil too. The cylinders and piston skirts get the moly treatment too. The valve stems, the cam bearings and lobes, the lifters, teeth on the gears all get the moly lube too. I put the moly engine oil additive in the crankcase too.

My system works because I proved it on dirtbike two strokes too after a season of racing and hard riding we took out a brand new looking piston and cylinder for inspection. I looked like we just put it in. Even the drake race engines I built get the same treatment.

I also like to pump up and prime the oil system before startup. I use a used Chevy Sb oil pump I threaded for hoses I connect to the block. The most wear occurs in the beginning and the first running of the engine.

Usually the engine assembly lube is moly.

Everybody has there own way of doing things. I’m just set in my ways for over five decades.

Moly,,,,,www.tsmoly.com

They have moly paste, moly additive for engines and geared transmissions.

Tractor supply sells moly grease that’s very affordable. Good for steering components.
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Re: Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

Postby inairam » Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:39 am

BigBill wrote:I use a used Chevy Sb oil pump I threaded for hoses I connect to the block.


How / where do you connect to the block?
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Re: Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

Postby BigBill » Sun Dec 15, 2019 1:10 pm

Where the gauge is.
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Re: Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

Postby Eugene » Sun Dec 15, 2019 2:08 pm

inairam wrote:
BigBill wrote:I use a used Chevy Sb oil pump I threaded for hoses I connect to the block.
How / where do you connect to the block?
BigBill wrote:Where the gauge is.
That will put oil into the oil filter housing and then into the oil pan, unless you pump in a quart or more oil.

If you want to put oil into the oil galleries and on the rod and main bearings - - - remove the spark plugs and oil filter cap. Crank engine over until oil starts flowing into the oil filter housing.
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Re: Main and rods Grease , Oil, Other

Postby BigBill » Sun Dec 15, 2019 5:16 pm

That Sb Chevy pump pushes a lot of oil. On the gravely tractors when I prime them I wait till the front attachment Oiler sprays. Then I know I filled the oil filter and oil system.
I'm technically misunderstood at times i guess its been this way my whole life so why should it change now.


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