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Re: [Healeys] Oil pressure

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Subject: Re: [Healeys] Oil pressure
From: Bob Spidell <bspidell@comcast.net>
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 05:11:31 -0700
  Add: worn rocker shaft/bushings.


On 9/27/2010 4:46 AM, Oudesluys wrote:
>    These pressures are low, one would at least expect 50psi at 2500rpm on
> a hot healthy engine using 20W50.
> Suspects are:
> Bearings worn
> oilpump worn
> wrong or blocked oil filter
> oil pump pick up blocked
> oil pressure relief valve stuck or spring broken
> oil pressure gauge faulty
> Bleeding the oil gauge will not have any effect what so ever, pressure
> is pressure, whether from oil or air.
> Kees Oudesluijs
> NL

Bob Spidell           San Jose, CA            bspidell@comcast.net

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