Spray Lube, WD-40, etc. discussion in the Tool Talk I use a lot of WD-40 but primarily for displacing moisture in those little pockets that tend to rust on cars and trucks. There are some places where WD-40 is just right as a lubricant, and other places such as in electro mechanical where it would be too heavy. 2 cycle, that sat for
Hello all. I'm new here, but don't know where else to turn! I'll try to be brief, but I'm having a serious problem with my 4160 after a rebuild. Like I said, I'm running a 4160 with vac secondary on a 258 straight six, on a Jeep CJ7. This is the carb that came with the jeep, but it was running a bit rough, so I decided to rebuild it. After taking it off, I discovered that the previous owner
YOU'LL BE SORRY!!!! I have gotten away with paint, wd-40, anything aerosol on trucks, just don't get caught! Either will dry a gas engine out in a heartbeat, and you could spray until your heart's content, and it won't start. Without a little oil in the cylinder to SEAL, a gasser won't start.
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In order to start the engine in my boat after six or seven months and to get it ready for the summer, I decided to take the spark plugs out, take the coil wire off and get the engine crankin' (for about 30 seconds or so) to get it a bit lubed up before actually firing it up. I was wondering, before I go ahead and crank it, is it a good idea to spray WD-40 inside the spark plug holes to
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In the Traxxas manual it says to use wd-40 for after run care. The guy at the local hobby shop said I should be using after run oil. So I tried the after run oil and it's easy enough to get in the carb, but I don't have a funnel to get it into the head through the glowplug hole so it made a big mess.
WD 40 is a great rust prevantative, it's durability is a tad suspect though, washes off too easily. Up here (Ontario, rust capital of the world) rustproofing a vehicle is required as far as i'm concernedyou'd be amazed at the rust (surface) on a year old vehicle's undersideand the completely rusted out brake and fuel lines after 7 years or so.