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Jim    Posted 10-14-2018 at 19:56:10 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Prime oil pump
  • What is the proper procedure for priming the oil pump after an engine rebuild on a 9n? Thanks!

    Bruce (VA)    Posted 10-14-2018 at 20:06:18 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Pack it w/ grease.

    If you didn't do that, remove the 15/16 hex nut to the right of the water pump. This is where your oil gallery is for the valves/lifters is. Don't lose the little spring under the nut. Use an oil squirt can to put about a cup of oil in here.

    Jim    Posted 10-15-2018 at 10:55:11 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Thanks- followed your suggestion and she fired up with strong pressure.

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