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Re: [Fot] shiny bits and pieces in the oil canister

To: Bobby Whitehead <>
Subject: Re: [Fot] shiny bits and pieces in the oil canister
From: Andre Rousseau <>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 07:52:30 -0400
Yeah the Accusump does come apart, but I wonder if its better to
replace it or have to cleaned by the manufacture?

Good luck.


On 18 April 2011 09:57, Bobby Whitehead <> wrote:
> I ran Hallett last week with CVAR and was finally rewarded with placing 13
> starting position, with Herb Hilton on my right and P.D. Sohn on my left.
> guys are both very good drivers with very well prepared cars. I thought for
> moment the skies opened up and I saw little angels. I highlight of my brief
> racing career.
> Later in the session (I finished 15th out of 29) that little red lamp on
> dash started flickering. It was the cool down lap so I did my best to just
> into my garage space.
> Low oil pressure and higher oil temperature seemed to be the way the car
> running. It was the first time I've used multi-viscosity oil and I think
> was a mistake to start off with.
> I have a Canton external oil filter and after draining the oil with bits
> pieces on the drain plug, the oil canister revealed shiny bits and pieces in
> canister.
> Yesterday was the initial 'get the engine out of the car' mode. Today is
> transmission and I should have the engine out.
> I saw some discussion about this a few weeks back about the Accusump and
> cooler and what the process is of removing the particles from these. Can
> remind me or is there a way to research this in the FoT thread of past?
> The GT6 holds about 8 quarts of oil in all my oil lines, filter, and
> I've got a race at Eagles Canyon in May I've got my sites on.
> FoT Forever!
> Bobby Whitehead
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