<VV> Convertible is home - reviving the engine?

Ron ronh at owt.com
Sat Nov 3 19:04:07 EST 2007

I agree fully, not WD-40 because it evaporates away leaving a waxy residue. 
Marvel Mystery is good stuff for this and I keep a good sized can of it on 
the shelf for such occasions.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Campbell" <deltainc at grm.net>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 03, 2007 5:29 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Convertible is home - reviving the engine?

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Blaine Sanders" <utvairs at yahoo.com>
> Subject: <VV> Convertible is home - reviving the engine?
> After an excruciating two week wait, I finally brought my new '64 Monza
> Convertible home today.  WD-40 down the plug holes and let it sit for a
> couple days?  Motor oil?
> *************
> EEK !   WD-40 has almost NO lubricating properties ... do not ever use on
> rubbing parts ....
> I would squirt Marvel Mystery Oil, or any brand ATF, or 0 weight Mobil One
> ...... down the plug holes, leave the plugs out, and turn the engine over 
> by
> hand/wrench and let set a day or two, then repeat a few times ....
> if you get a little too much wet stuff down the plug holes, it may spit 
> back
> all over the engine compartment, so you might lay a shop rag over the 
> holes
> before turning over ... (g) ...
> reargards, ken campbell, deltawerkes
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