Pre-Filling Oil Filter

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  1. SRT-Tom

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    This video explains why it is necessary to pre-fill the oil filter before installing it. This procedure will protect the bearings.

     
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    I prefill the regular filter and the bypass filter with oil prior to mounting them on the filter pads. Who wants to run an engine dry for a few seconds?
     
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    Welcome Back, Moparisto !
     
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    Thanks. Things have been truly fascinating of late.

    Fascinating is a euphemism. It will do.