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post #1 of 4 Old 02-10-2011, 05:47 PM Thread Starter
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Priming AMC 232

I need to prime a rebuilt 232 that has not been run since rebuild which was years ago. I have the distributor shaft to prime but dont know which direction to turn it. I also have no pressure gauges at the moment so how long would be sufficent to get the oil through out the engine. Thanks

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post #2 of 4 Old 02-10-2011, 08:31 PM
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I did it foward with a drill clockwise, for about 1 to 1 1/2 min. my Guage came up to 40 after about 45 seconds just kept on to see if it was going to go higher. I guess it was enough I have had no Problems 1000 miles later.
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post #4 of 4 Old 02-12-2011, 09:31 AM
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Always prime the oil pump in the direction the distributor rotates.
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