VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

- POSTING RULES
- Donate yearly (please).
- Advertise in here!

- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

  #11  
Old 07-21-2019, 10:14 PM
lr172 lr172 is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Schaumburg, IL
Posts: 4,144
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cayugarandy View Post
I use an engine prelube tank,like the one Goodson.com sells.I put all the oil I want in the engine,in the tank,and let air pressure push everything into the engine.Rotating the engine slowly will lube everything while pressurized.Not hard to build your own if Goodsons is too pricey.
It won't lube everything. Many parts, including the cylinder, pistons, cam lobes, accesory gears, etc. are lubricated via centrifugal splash from the crankshaft (specifically oil fed to the rod journals) rotating at 1000+ RPM. Acc gears get splash from the oil fed to the idler gears and then slung to the other gears via centrifugal force, as well as a bit of splash from the cam gear which it gets from the aft cam journal .

There is a reason that all engine manufacturers use fogging/pickling instead of recommending approaches like this.

Larry
__________________
N64LR
RV-6A / IO-320, Flying as of 8/2015
RV-10 in progress

Last edited by lr172 : 07-21-2019 at 10:24 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 07-22-2019, 05:09 AM
Taltruda Taltruda is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Posts: 157
Default Preoiler

Found some specs on a commercially available pre Oiler...http://www.oilamatic.com/specifications.htm
__________________
Tom
Las Vegas
RV-8 empenage started
Baby Lakes flying
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:58 PM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.