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Re: Where to start with a seized engine

To: (Peter Schauss x 2014)
Subject: Re: Where to start with a seized engine
From: Mike Lee - Team Banana Racing <>
Date: Mon, 07 Oct 1996 10:32:25 -0700
>A friend of mine was just given a 1986 Alpha Romeo with
>a seized engine.  He knows nothing at all about the 
>condition of the engine.  My first reaction was to 
>suggest that he pull the spark plugs and shoot some oil 
>into the cylinders to see if he could make the engine turn over.
>If that is a good idea, what kind of oil should he use and how

A friend of mine filled the crankcase and cylinders of a seized engine
with a mixture Marvel's Mystery Oil and diesel.  It unstuck itself
after sitting for quite a length of time.  I'd recommend that you pull
the plugs before you attempt to turn it over.... =8^)


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