Unless that set of gears was cleaned in an atomic-grade pressure sterilizer, it's gonna leave a mark and stink like old gear oil does.
Nope, that man was playing with fire. I admire his boldness though.
Finished reassembling a total basket case 1951 F2 pickup. Take a look at my album in my profile to see how it started and looks now.
Latest project....a 1949 F3