Originally Posted by BillJC
I don't understand. When you prime the motor you're still causing the same wear as if the motor wasn't primed and just started. Think about it. The rotating assembly is still spinning and causing wear until the pressure gets up. Why not just start it after your prefill the filter?
The starter is jsut spinning the engine....when the engine actually RUNS, it puts a great deal more stress/pressure/etc on all the associated parts.....and the starter rotates the engine very slowly while the oil gets started circulating....