I usually have a rebuild waiting to be used, after sitting a while the oil seeps away from where you need it.
After rebuilding my little OHC engines I leave the valve cover loose.
Seconds before starting engine for the first time I pour oil all over the cam from end to end.
94 GEO, 91 FIREFLY VERT, 91 FIREFLY 4DR, AN A TRAILER FULL OF SPARE PARTS
ALSO PART OF MY STABLE, NOT CARS BUT I DRIVE THEM WHEN I CAN:
91 STRAT, 80S CHARVEL SANDIMAS, 57 TELE(Hienze), 97 GIBSON SG, 2O11 IBANEZ GIO,
IBAN ARTCORE SEMIHOLLOW, N TUBE AMPS ETC
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