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Author Subject: How to store an engine Q?
iplay

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Post #1
I am about to fit a new v low mile engine to my 6. What is the best way to store the 64k engine? drain the oil? fill it with new oil? should i use any of the forte engine cleaning products before draining the oil etc?
Posted 20th Sep 2009 at 23:52
crossflow

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Post #2
Drain the oil and turn it over once a week.
Posted 21st Sep 2009 at 00:36
iplay

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Post #3
is it worth using engine forte cleaner prior to draining?
Posted 21st Sep 2009 at 00:39
astormatt

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Post #4
Personally i would use Forte before draing oil, i would put new oil in though after, depending on how long you are going to store it, i have heard to replace oil at least every 12 months even when not in use.

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Posted 21st Sep 2009 at 00:55

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