[TR] TR4 Oil Pump Priming

Geo Hahn ahwahneetr at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 15:42:16 MDT 2014

On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 2:28 PM, <terryrs at comcast.net> wrote:

Just curious.  I understand the need for lubrication on a fresh rebuild.
>  But isn't that the purpose of putting that viscous engine rebuild lube on
> moving parts during assembly?

I think assembly lube is used so the surfaces (e.g. bearings) do not run
dry for the time it takes for the oil pressure to build.  It also offers
some protection on parts that may sit awhile after assembly.  Once the
engine has run, the assembly lube has done its job.


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