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Just received some new hydraulic followers today for a K series. However they are covered in fresh oil. Is it normal for them to be pre-filled with oil?

There are no witness marks on the followers.
 

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Yes they are brand new (allegedly) for a K series. Bought from Ebay.

The oil is clean and golden. The tappets look brand new and each one comes in it's own seperate plastic container. No tell tale marks at all.
Just need to know if this is normal.
 

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I would say that they may be covered in oil to prevent rust, but this may make me sound stupid so I wont....


DOH!
 

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The tappets are stainless steel so shouldn't rust, but the oil is actually inside aswell.
Maybe it's just to help starting.
 
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