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Old 07-21-2016, 09:02 AM
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Engine hasn't turned in 3 years

So I bought a project 1994 LT1 powerslot that has been sitting for 3 years.

What sort of things do I need to think about before I try and turn her over.

I'm obviously going to change the fluids. Should I try and fog the cylinders? Turn it by hand before using the starter?

Any thoughts are appreciated.
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Old 07-21-2016, 09:29 AM
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Change the oil regardless of current condition and then crank it over to build up oil pressure first, do this by pulling the safety lanyard. Burn the bad gas out of the fuel lines then install fresh plugs and filters.
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Old 07-21-2016, 01:26 PM
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I would definately fog the cylinders and rotate by hand at least a few complete rotations before spinning with the starter, then as stated I would disable spark and spin it with the starter till it builds oil pressure before letting it run.
Just my 2.
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Old 07-21-2016, 10:16 PM
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thanks guys
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Old 07-22-2016, 03:54 AM
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do you guys get Wheeler Dealers in the US? Mike Brewer found an old Beemer that hadn't moved in years, and gave nice run down on how to get an old engine turning...
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Old 07-22-2016, 06:24 AM
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do you guys get Wheeler Dealers in the US? Mike Brewer found an old Beemer that hadn't moved in years, and gave nice run down on how to get an old engine turning...
Yes, I watched it last night.
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