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Old 03-14-2011, 06:25 PM
msrfan msrfan is offline
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Default Re: Making a Harbor Freight engine look vintage/antique?

Originally Posted by wayne z View Post
Why are you stuck on the crank hitting the oil thing?

It wouldn't be hard for a skilled person to figure out how to maintain proper oil level , at the original distance from crank, where the counterweights DO NOT hit the oil, and devise a different dipper, then there shouldn't be any oil windage problem. I

If anything, the valvetrain may see slightly LESS oil in the upright positon, more out of the way of the oil splash from the dipper.

Do you disagree with this?

Wayne Z
I agree. Just wanted to point out the importance of correct oil level and the issues of determining exactly where it is after tilting.
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