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Re: Damaged MGA Engine?

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Subject: Re: Damaged MGA Engine?
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 18:08:48 -0700
But you have one of those -- it's called a dipstick.  ;-)

But seriously, you obviously meant "in real time". I suppose the problem
with that is that the oil in the sump sloshes around quite a bit, so that it
would be very hard to get a consistent reading. Maybe with the right kind of
baffle in the pan around the pickup.


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

on 8/15/06 5:32 PM, Bob Donahue at wrote:

> 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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