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Old 01-18-2013, 01:26 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Cobb View Post
.... what we did back in the day was pour a qt of motor oil down the carb, much like the guy poured the can of water.....
Yes, the excess *may* loosen things up for about two seconds, just before that *new* amount of excess oil begins to carbonize back up around the rings, and stick them better than they were before!

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