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69 302 motor sitting to long
« on: April 28, 2013, 08:58:26 PM »
I got my rebuilt 302 back from being rebuilt about 5 months ago it was dyno'd and broke in,while i was putting everything back together the motor has not been turned over since October 2012.  ill be ready to fire it up in a couple weeks. What do i need to do before i start it Thanks for your help
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Re: 69 302 motor sitting to long
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2013, 06:54:18 PM »
I got my rebuilt 302 back from being rebuilt about 5 months ago it was dyno'd and broke in,while i was putting everything back together the motor has not been turned over since October 2012.  ill be ready to fire it up in a couple weeks. What do i need to do before i start it Thanks for your help

That's only a short nap in engine terms - I wouldn't do anything out of the ordinary; make sure it has oil in it, and start it. Don't over-think this - with the cam already broken in, just drive it.
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Re: 69 302 motor sitting to long
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2013, 07:03:28 PM »
I agree with JohnZ...   but besides oil, also make sure you have cooling  and gauges hooked up and working so yuo can monitor engine performance while driving it.. S**
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Re: 69 302 motor sitting to long
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2013, 11:45:15 PM »
Thanks guys i guess i was over thinking this, just making sure i have everything right my first rebuild and engine install . I'm really excited cant wait to hear that mouse come alive 3 long years  Thank you all for great info and help MORGAN