<VV> Battery cranking power ? Starter grounded ? Hydraulic lock ?

Charles Lee Chaz at ProperProPer.com
Mon Aug 25 16:36:15 EDT 2008

Re : Bad starter or ground????  It doesn't take much of a battery to crank a 
unless you are still binding up inside.

Cliff Tibbitts
Lexington, KY

Cranks like a bandit without plugs, and is easy to turn manually.

Re : Too much MMO on the top side of the pistons?  AKA hydraulic lock.

About an ounce or two of MMO per cylinder -

Hydraulic lock sounds right - is there a way to get the MMO out ?

I'll crank her and blow it out in the process ?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "J R Read_HML" <hmlinc at sbcglobal.net>
To: "Charles Lee" <Chaz at ProperProPer.com>; <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Monday, August 25, 2008 1:25 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Battery cranking power ?

> Too much MMO on the top side of the pistons?  AKA hydraulic lock.
> Later, JR
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Charles Lee" <Chaz at ProperProPer.com>
> To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 25, 2008 2:37 PM
> Subject: <VV> Battery cranking power ?
>> On my 67 Monza 110 that I am resuscitating, the engine cranks fine with 
>> no plugs (to spin her a lot to get the rings free and easy)
>> However, when I first tried to do this with plugs, but no wires, to keep 
>> the Mystery Oil in the cylinders from blowing out, it cranked like a dead 
>> battery (which it isn't), turning the crank less than 10-20 degrees 
>> before going into "click" mode.
>> The battery is from a newer car (1996 2.0 DOHC car), and maybe does not 
>> have the cranking power that is required for the Corvair engine ?
>> Any thoughts on this ?
>> Thanks for the help,
>> Charlie
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