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