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Holding the pump in my hand I stick the nozzle of the bottle into the oil pump inlet and gently squeeze while slowly rotating the pump. Once the pump cavity is full I'll refit the pump to the engine. 

I'll 95% fill the filter (to avoid a mess) and spin it on. With a gob full of moreys/Lucas that pump will suck harder than a hard thing. 

The filter will be completely filled in a second or two, and you should have all the life giving oil pressure your heart desires.

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Ive seen that engine before. 

Be interesting  to see how it goes. Not telling you how to suck eggs,  but the needle and seats in bike carbs (some bike carbs at least) are only intended to withstand gravity pressure. I inspected the vehicle this engine was removed from  as a persective project for dereged_Leppa. I dont recsll exactly, but I'm quite sure there had been some measure taken to prevent fuel flow from swamping the carbs.

just another pitfall to be aware of I guess.

 

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I've seen it running in the vanette it came from a few years back..

quick google says Datsun mechanical pump 2.5-3.5 and R1 2-3 so be interesting to see what happens under load.

its an H89 oval port head that's been hucked out to round and ported n polished, can seen different guides at the very least 

 

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