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Engine Storage - Preparation - Strongly Recommended

Question: I am not planning on using my engine for a period of time. What should I do before stroring it?

Answer: Remove all methanol from the Engine. Apply a generous amount of After Run oil. Turn the engine over by hand to ensure the After Run Oil works its way to all components. Seal the engine in a plastic bag.

Better Answer: Remove the glow plug and carefully put 6-10 drops of Afterrun Oil (Pacer After Run recommended) into the combustion chamber and another 6-10 drops into the carburetor inlet. Turn the engine over by hand 10 times. Do this a second time...  apply another 6-10 drops of After Run Oil into the carb inlet and combustion chamber... turn the engine over by hand 10 more times. Finally put the engine into a plastic bag, squeeze the air out of the bag and seal it.

 

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