Learn how to properly break in a newly purchased crate engine to ensure long engine life and that your warranty stays intact by watching this video.
It will cover:
1. Pre-lubing the engine (which you should do on the engine stand).
2. Evaulating your radiator, cooling requirements, and which coolant to use.
3. Fuel usage related to your compression ratio as well as your vehicle weight to maximize efficiency and avoid unwanted detonation.
4. Timing recommendations for the new engine.
Check it out here:
[…] For those of you looking for a more complete drop-in and dyno-tested Ford Performance package, one of these great Ford crate engines may provide exactly what you’re looking for. And be sure to check out our video covering how to properly break in your new crate engine. […]
Once you pre-lube, how long do you have to do the first start? I have a new Coyote engine, have the Summit pre-luber, but don’t know if I have to pre-lube just once, once a week, or every hour until I get it to start?