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Oh dear, oil before WD40?
WD40 forbids the water to re-wet the surfaces.
Oil and grease do not fight that effect so well.
Keep renewing the WD40 every now and again.
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Wes,

I'm not trying to rip the thread off, but yes, WD-40 makes good starter fluid for a diesel. Much safer than real starter fluid, which is ether, and will destroy a diesel's rod bearings in about two or three good squirts. Much too explosive for a high compression engine.
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