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Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Santiam, OR
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Definitely pull the inner oil plugs that are under the valve cover, and let them drain for 10-20 minutes. Get new o-rings for them (4 of them).
Replace all of your HPOP line and outer head plug o-rings at the oil rail.
Soak or pour oil all over the new o-rings and injector before install.
After install, pull the glow plugs, put the valve covers on with a bolt or two snugged down, and crank the engine over for a bit with the starter to clear the cylinders.
To help with startup, install the rear inner oil plug, and try to fill the oil rail at the front head plug with a syringe or something. Also pull the HPOP reservior and make sure it's full too. This will make it so your batteries don;t die when you start.
You may have to crank for several minutes on restart. The oil and fuel rails will have to fill. Crank no more than 20 seconds or so at a time so you don't burn the starter up. Have a battery charger or jumper cables to charge in between just in case.
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