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Old 04-20-2008, 07:04 PM   #81
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Yes I took the oil filter adapter off, and I did put the cup and spring back in... Did I put it in wrong? Tell me how it goes in... and I'll see if I have it right.
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Spring goes first into the timing cover, then the cup.
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YUP! I did put it in wrong.
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SHE'* ALIVE!!!!!!!! And no engine noises either!
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Hope you didn't run it long.

For future readers, it'* best to pack the oil pump with vaseline if it'* been disassembled or drained down for a long period, always pre-fill your oil filter with oil, then disconnect the ICM and crank the engine until the oil pressure comes up.
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It ran like that no more than a few minutes. I got it all buttoned up and drove around for 2 hours, no noises, etc, so luckily I was in the clear!
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