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Re: Damaged MGA Engine?

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Subject: Re: Damaged MGA Engine?
From: "Bob Donahue" <>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 19:32:52 -0500
IMHO: I think what we really need is an oil level sensor. A warning that the
oil is getting low would be much more useful and timely than the - oh my
gosh, there's no oil pressure because the oil level dropped below the
pick-up. To me an oil pressure gauge is just another component that can leak
oil. (And then warn you about it too late!)

Bob Donahue (Still Stuck in the '50s)
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From: "Bob Howard" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, August 15, 2006 10:57 AM
Subject: Re: Damaged MGA Engine?

>  These switches are often found on marine diesel engines and on engines
> for generator sets.
> Bob
> On Mon, 14 Aug 2006 16:09:26 -0400 Barrie Robinson <>
> writes:
>> I may have missed this point but it would be easy to make a switch
>> that went open when the oil pressure dropped too low.    All it
>> needs
>> is a pressure switch put in the gauge line and connection to the
>> distributor or similar.
>> At 01:51 PM 8/14/2006, Mike Razor wrote:
>> >Same here I always keep an eye on the oil pressure.  I even put a

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