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Re: Missing Oil Pressure

Subject: Re: Missing Oil Pressure
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2002 18:17:50 EST
In a message dated 04/02/02 2:55:44 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

> We reinstalled the rebuilt engine in a 1972 MGB yesterday, but when turning
> it over without spark plugs we can't get any oil pressure.  Before you ask,
> yes we did fill it with oil. :-)  To verify it wasn't just the gauge, I
> disconnected the line from the block that feeds the oil gauge, and found
> nothing.  I then removed the oil filter and it was still dry.

Either a stuck relief valve or the wrong oil pump to block gasket installed 
(not uncommon). Either way a bit of a pain.

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